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Atascosa County, Texas (TX)

County population in 2019: 50,816 (39% urban, 61% rural); it was 38,628 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 5,776
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 5,783
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 10,058
Renter-occupied apartments: 3,687 (it was 2,758 in 2000)
% of renters here:

22%
State:

36%

Land area: 1232 sq. mi.

Water area: 3.5 sq. mi.

Population density: 41 people per square mile   (average).

March 2019 cost of living index in Atascosa County: 79.9 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Educational, health and social services (19.6%), Construction (12.2%), Retail trade (11.0%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 78%
  • Government: 16%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 7%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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  • Races in Atascosa County, TX (2019)
    • 33,02364.9%Hispanic or Latino
    • 16,58832.6%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 8811.7%Two or more races
    • 1840.4%Asian alone
    • 1390.3%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 570.1%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
    • 170.03%Some other race alone
Median resident age:

35.9 years
Texas median age:

35.1 years
Males: 25,352  (49.9%)
Females: 25,464  (50.1%)
Average household size:
Atascosa County:

2.0 people
Texas:

3 people

Estimated median household income in 2019: $57,298 ($33,081 in 1999)
This county:

$57,298
Texas:

$64,034

Median contract rent in 2019 for apartments: $682 (lower quartile is $499, upper quartile is $920)
This county:

$682
State:

$929


Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $113,734 (it was $48,800 in 2000)
Atascosa:

$113,734
Texas:

$200,400
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $61,339 - $195,208

Mean price in 2019:

Detached houses: $187,386
Here:

$187,386
State:

$268,991

Townhouses or other attached units: $122,903
Here:

$122,903
State:

$268,635

Mobile homes: $91,832
Here:

$91,832
State:

$94,014

Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $107,675
Here:

$107,675
State:

$52,538

Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,252
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $412

Institutionalized population: 377

Crime in 2005 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 1
  • Robberies: 10
  • Assaults: 16
  • Burglaries: 120
  • Thefts: 170
  • Auto thefts: 26

Crime in 2004 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 4
  • Rapes: 0
  • Robberies: 2
  • Assaults: 13
  • Burglaries: 177
  • Thefts: 180
  • Auto thefts: 25
Atascosa County, TX map from a distance

Health of residents in Atascosa County based on CDC Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System Survey Questionnaires from 2013 to 2019:

General health status score of residents in this county from 1 (poor) to 5 (excellent) is 3.4. This is worse than average.
69.8% of residents exercised in the past month. This is less than average.
37.7% of residents smoked 100+ cigarettes in their lives. This is less than average.
52.9% of adult residents drank alcohol in the past 30 days. This is less than average.
66.8% of residents visited a dentist within the past year. This is less than average.
Average weight of males is 198 pounds. This is about average.
Average weight of females is 162 pounds. This is about average.

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 47 buildings, average cost: $56,000
  • 1998: 51 buildings, average cost: $67,400
  • 1999: 45 buildings, average cost: $63,100
  • 2000: 66 buildings, average cost: $64,300
  • 2001: 43 buildings, average cost: $71,100
  • 2002: 54 buildings, average cost: $71,900
  • 2003: 55 buildings, average cost: $99,900
  • 2004: 64 buildings, average cost: $106,200
  • 2005: 64 buildings, average cost: $104,300
  • 2006: 119 buildings, average cost: $93,000
  • 2007: 71 buildings, average cost: $123,500
  • 2008: 41 buildings, average cost: $135,100
  • 2009: 32 buildings, average cost: $138,800
  • 2010: 34 buildings, average cost: $136,600
  • 2011: 66 buildings, average cost: $128,300
  • 2012: 58 buildings, average cost: $148,000
  • 2013: 60 buildings, average cost: $148,900
  • 2014: 67 buildings, average cost: $187,800
  • 2015: 43 buildings, average cost: $165,400
  • 2016: 34 buildings, average cost: $159,000
  • 2017: 36 buildings, average cost: $182,100
  • 2018: 40 buildings, average cost: $177,700
  • 2019: 45 buildings, average cost: $178,100
Number of permits per 10,000 Atascosa, TX residents
Average permit cost in Atascosa, TX
Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $2,148 (1.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $1,354 (1.4%)

Distribution of median household income in Atascosa, TX in 2019
Distribution of house value in Atascosa, TX in 2019
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Atascosa, TX in 2019
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 13.7%
Atascosa County:

13.7%
Texas:

13.6%
(9.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 8.0% for Black residents, 15.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 55.2% for American Indian residents, 9.7% for other race residents, 7.5% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2019: 35.9 years old
(Males: 34.8 years old, Females: 36.8 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 44.3 years old, Black residents: 60.1 years old, American Indian residents: 25.7 years old, Asian residents: 31.7 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 32.0 years old, Other race residents: 36.0 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Atascosa County is $367 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $484 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $611 a month.

Cities in this county include: Pleasanton, Jourdanton, Poteet, Lytle, Charlotte, Leming, Campbellton, Christine.

Atascosa County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

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Notable locations in this county outside city limits:

Notable locations in Atascosa County: Citrus Grove School (A), Port of Bay City (B), Caney Creek Marina (C), Matagorda Club (D), Camp Pierce (E), Tres Palacios Oaks Volunteer Fire Department (F), Midfield Volunteer Fire Department (G), Matagorda Volunteer Fire Department (H), Wadsworth Fire Department (I), Hotel Blessing (J), Sargent Volunteer Fire and Rescue Department (K). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Atascosa County include: Vine Grove Church (A), Union Church (B), Ashby Church (C), Berean Church (D), Prairie Center Mission (E), Saint Francis Church (F), Saint Mark Church (G), Saint Mary Church (H), Mount Pilgrim Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Matagorda Cemetery (1), Matthews Cemetery (2), Partain Cemetery (3), Lacy Cemetery (4), Cornelius Cemetery (5), Hawley Cemetery (6), Hudgins Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes, reservoirs, and swamps: Shoe Sugar Pond (A), Cannon Lake (B), Black Lake (C), Spanish Lakes (D), Robbins Lake (E), Horseshoe Lake (F), Lake Bowie (G), Gottschalk Lake (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Briar Creek (A), Boggy Bayou (B), Blue Creek (C), Big Boggy Creek (D), Turkey Island Slough (E), Juanita Creek (F), Turtle Creek (G), Wadsworth Slough (H), Tres Palacios River (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Atascosa County include: Le Tufle Park (1), Mad Island Wildlife Management Area (2), Le Tulle Park (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Neighboring counties: Honolulu County, Hawaii , Iberia Parish, Louisiana , Jefferson Parish, Louisiana , Orange County, Florida , Kinney County .

Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

9.5%
Texas:

8.0%

Unemployment by year in Atascosa, TX
County total employment by year in Atascosa, TX
County average yearly wages by year in Atascosa, TX

Current college students: 1,183
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 77.7%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 14.8%

Number of foreign born residents: 3,504 (28.5% naturalized citizens)

Atascosa County:

6.9%
Whole state:

17.1%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 4822010 or later
  • 6042000 to 2009
  • 6731990 to 1999
  • 4371980 to 1989
  • 4741970 to 1979
  • 532Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 33.0 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 48.1%

Atascosa County marital status for males Atascosa County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 11,442
  • One, attached: 111
  • Two: 448
  • 3 or 4: 202
  • 5 to 9: 335
  • 10 to 19: 30
  • 20 to 49: 9
  • 50 or more: 69
  • Mobile homes: 6,015
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 86

Housing units in Atascosa County with a mortgage: 4,824 (35 second mortgage, 167 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 7,334

Here:

36.4% with mortgage
State:

56.1% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Atascosa County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic13,63710
Evangelical Protestant7,84449
Mainline Protestant1,8889
Other6944
None20,848-
Atascosa County Religion Details
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 5
Atascosa County:

1.15 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Here:

0.23 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (no gas): 9
This county:

2.07 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.11 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 19
Atascosa County:

4.37 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 27
This county:

6.21 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.13 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Atascosa County:

8.9%
Texas:

8.9%

Adult obesity rate:
Atascosa County:

26.6%
State:

26.6%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

15.0%
State:

15.7%

Agriculture in Atascosa County:

Average size of farms: 435 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $33,663
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $311.15
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 18.39%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 66.70%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $31,438
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 8.28%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 24.92%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $38,613
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 91.03%
Average age of principal farm operators: 57 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 14.28
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 1.32%
Corn for grain: 3045 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 4316 harvested acres
Vegetables: 753 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 498 acres

Tornado activity:

Atascosa County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly below Texas state average. It is 4219708.5 times below overall U.S. average.
Tornadoes in this county have caused 4 fatalities and 25 injuries recorded between 1950 and 2004.
On 9/20/1967, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado killed 4 people and injured 7 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Atascosa County-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Texas state average. It is 31% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/20/2011 at 12:24:41, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 27.6 miles away from Atascosa County center
On 4/14/1995 at 00:32:56, a magnitude 5.7 (5.6 MB, 5.7 MS, 5.7 MW, Depth: 11.1 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 305.5 miles away from the county center
On 4/9/1993 at 12:29:19, a magnitude 4.3 (4.1 MB, 4.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 25.9 miles away from the county center
On 5/1/2018 at 16:28:56, a magnitude 4.0 (4.0 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 32.0 miles away from the county center
On 4/7/2008 at 09:51:12, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 29.9 miles away from Atascosa County center
On 6/16/1978 at 11:46:54, a magnitude 5.3 (4.4 MB, 4.6 UK, 5.3 ML) earthquake occurred 313.2 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • Texas Covid-19 Pandemic, Incident Period: January 20, 2020, FEMA Id: 4485, Natural disaster type: Other
  • Texas Severe Storms, Tornadoes, Straight-line Winds, and Flooding, Incident Period: May 04, 2015 to June 23, 2015, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4223: May 29, 2015, FEMA Id: 4223, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood, Wind
  • Texas Tropical Storm Alex, Incident Period: June 27, 2010 to August 14, 2010, Emergency Declared EM-3313: June 29, 2010, FEMA Id: 3313, Natural disaster type: Tropical Storm
  • Texas Wildfires, Incident Period: March 14, 2008 to September 01, 2008, Emergency Declared EM-3284: March 14, 2008, FEMA Id: 3284, Natural disaster type: Fire
  • Texas Severe Storms, Tornadoes, and Flooding, Incident Period: June 16, 2007 to August 03, 2007, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1709: June 29, 2007, FEMA Id: 1709, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Texas Severe Storms and Tornadoes, Incident Period: April 21, 2007 to April 24, 2007, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1697: May 01, 2007, FEMA Id: 1697, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado
  • Texas Hurricane Rita, Incident Period: September 23, 2005 to October 14, 2005, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1606: September 24, 2005, FEMA Id: 1606, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Texas Hurricane Rita, Incident Period: September 20, 2005 to October 14, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3261: September 21, 2005, FEMA Id: 3261, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Texas Hurricane Katrina, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 01, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3216: September 02, 2005, FEMA Id: 3216, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Texas Hurricane Claudette, Incident Period: July 15, 2003 to July 28, 2003, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1479: July 17, 2003, FEMA Id: 1479, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • 4 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Atascosa County (14) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 5, Storms: 5, Floods: 4, Tornadoes: 4, Fires: 2, Tropical Storm: 1, Wind: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Atascosa

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 13,011 (78.5%)
  • Carpooled: 2,047 (12.3%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 403 (2.4%)
  • Walked: 99 (0.6%)
  • Worked at home: 1,023 (6.2%)
Class of Workers in 2019
Most common industries in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (15%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Public administration (4%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (4%)
  • Finance and insurance (3%)

Most common industries for females in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (20%)
  • Educational services (18%)
  • Accommodation and food services (12%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)

Most common occupations in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2019


  • Construction and extraction occupations (21%)
  • Management occupations (11%)
  • Transportation occupations (11%)
  • Production occupations (10%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (9%)
  • Material moving occupations (7%)
  • Sales and related occupations (7%)

Most common occupations for females in 2019


  • Office and administrative support occupations (16%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (13%)
  • Management occupations (10%)
  • Educational instruction, and library occupations (10%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (7%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Mexico (72%)
  • El Salvador (9%)
  • Brazil (3%)
  • China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (3%)
  • Honduras (2%)
  • India (1%)
  • Germany (1%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Atascosa County


  • German (4%)
  • American (4%)
  • English (3%)
  • Irish (1%)
  • Polish (1%)
  • Scotch-Irish (1%)
  • Scottish (1%)

Owners and renters by unit type
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

People in group quarters in Atascosa County, Texas in 2000:

  • 185 people in nursing homes
  • 142 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 16 people in other group homes
  • 7 people in religious group quarters
  • 5 people in other noninstitutional group quarters

People in group quarters in Atascosa County, Texas in 2010:

  • 369 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 8 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals and psychiatric units in other hospitals
  • 7 people in group homes intended for adults
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $59,988.

8.19% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($43,001 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.19%
Texas average:

7.43%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
7.19% relocated from other counties in Texas ($36,903 average AGI)
1.00% relocated from other states ($6,098 average AGI)
Atascosa County:

1.00%
Texas average:

2.52%

Residents relocating <b>from</b> other counties or countries

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Bexar County, TX  3.92% ($37,127 average AGI)
from Medina County, TX  0.42% ($47,638)
from Wilson County, TX  0.23% ($71,447)
from Harris County, TX  0.19% ($52,125)
from Nueces County, TX  0.14% ($53,391)
from Guadalupe County, TX  0.12% ($51,500)


8.28% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($44,691 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.28%
Texas average:

7.26%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
7.08% relocated to other counties in Texas ($38,712 average AGI)
1.20% relocated to other states ($5,979 average AGI)
Atascosa County:

1.20%
Texas average:

2.32%

Residents relocating <b>to</b> other counties or countries

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Bexar County, TX  3.70% ($41,064 average AGI)
to Medina County, TX  0.52% ($43,023)
to Harris County, TX  0.18% ($52,103)
to Wilson County, TX  0.17% ($64,286)
to Guadalupe County, TX  0.15% ($64,040)
to Nueces County, TX  0.13% ($44,909)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 15.7
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 15.7

Births per 1000 population in Atascosa County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 7.9
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 7.5
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2019: 8.2

Deaths per 1000 population in Atascosa County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 7.3
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 7.3

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Atascosa County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2018: 20.3%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2018: 11.3%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Atascosa County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Atascosa County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Atascosa County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Atascosa County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Atascosa County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Atascosa County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 5,753 (4,489 aged, 1,264 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 2,278 (18%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

Most common underlying causes of death in Atascosa County, Texas in 1999 - 2019:

  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (583)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (425)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (347)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (194)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (158)
  • Alzheimer disease, unspecified (152)
  • Cardiac arrest, unspecified (133)
  • Unspecified diabetes mellitus, without complications (70)
  • Unspecified dementia (66)
  • Congestive heart failure (51)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 23%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 23%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 2.34
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 7,752
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 110
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 34,244

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,543
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 689
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 12

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 14
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 65

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 7

EPA green book nonattainment status in 2004-2006: 1
Crimes per 100,000 population in 1996: 1

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 152.7. This is more than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide
Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 93.7
  • Other - 59.0

Household type by relationship:

Households: 50,816
  • Male householders: 7,908 (1,557 living alone), Female householders: 8,109 (1,748 living alone)
  • 8,362 spouses (8,352 opposite-sex spouses), 856 unmarried partners, (844 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 17,578 children (15,935 natural, 505 adopted, 1,150 stepchildren), 2,345 grandchildren, 840 brothers or sisters, 1,356 parents, 78 foster children, 1,679 other relatives, 1,316 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 405

Size of family households: 4,411 2-persons, 2,642 3-persons, 2,411 4-persons, 1,438 5-persons, 746 6-persons, 452 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 3,305 1-person, 450 2-persons, 32 3-persons, 39 5-persons, 8 6-persons, 54 7-or-more-persons.

7,245 married couples with children.
3,450 single-parent households (1,051 men, 2,399 women).

61.4% of residents of Atascosa speak English at home.
38.2% of residents speak Spanish at home (63% speak English very well, 26% speak English well, 7% speak English not well, 3% don't speak English at all).
0.7% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (78% speak English very well, 8% speak English well, 13% speak English not well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $182,403,000 ($4,272 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $7,804,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $84,774,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $38,392,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $3,376,000
Federal grants: $51,248,000
Federal procurement contracts: $1,306,000 ($528,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $3,307,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $4,705,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $13,338,000
Federal Government insurance: $14,465,000

Population change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005:

Births: 3,418
Here:

79 per 1000 residents
State:

85 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 1,579
Here:

37 per 1000 residents
State:

35 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +194
Here:

+4 per 1000 residents
State:

+29 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +2,617
Here:

+61 per 1000 residents
State:

+10 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Atascosa County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 4.84 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.4
State:

6.3

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.3
State:

4.1

Year house built in Atascosa County, Texas
  • Year house built in Atascosa County, Texas
  • 1,5142014 or later
  • 1,0612010 to 2013
  • 3,0412000 to 2009
  • 3,7031990 to 1999
  • 3,5571980 to 1989
  • 2,5411970 to 1979
  • 1,1661960 to 1969
  • 1,0191950 to 1959
  • 5251940 to 1949
  • 8391939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Atascosa County, Texas
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Atascosa County, Texas
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Atascosa County, Texas
  • 1481 room
  • 1932 rooms
  • 5843 rooms
  • 1,8924 rooms
  • 3,4485 rooms
  • 2,6386 rooms
  • 1,4287 rooms
  • 1,0328 rooms
  • 7169+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Atascosa County, Texas
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Atascosa County, Texas
  • 1861 room
  • 2322 rooms
  • 7013 rooms
  • 1,1404 rooms
  • 8305 rooms
  • 4606 rooms
  • 3187 rooms
  • 198 rooms
  • 379+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Atascosa County, Texas
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Atascosa County, Texas
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Atascosa County, Texas
  • 188no bedroom
  • 4101 bedroom
  • 2,1432 bedrooms
  • 7,1153 bedrooms
  • 1,8744 bedrooms
  • 2585+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Atascosa County, Texas
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Atascosa County, Texas
  • 185no bedroom
  • 6051 bedroom
  • 1,2432 bedrooms
  • 1,4873 bedrooms
  • 3744 bedrooms
  • 355+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Atascosa County, Texas in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Atascosa County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Atascosa County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 566no vehicle
  • 2,9611 vehicle
  • 4,3862 vehicles
  • 2,5753 vehicles
  • 1,0974 vehicles
  • 4885+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Atascosa County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Atascosa County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 352no vehicle
  • 1,6611 vehicle
  • 1,4362 vehicles
  • 3073 vehicles
  • 1764 vehicles
  • 405+ vehicles

88.3% of Atascosa County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 37% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 73% lived in Texas.

Atascosa County:

88.3%
State average:

84.4%

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 40,722
  • Other state: 6,270
  • Northeast: 370
  • Midwest: 2,309
  • South: 1,866
  • West: 1,730
Year householders moved into unit in Atascosa County, TX
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Atascosa County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 84.2%Electricity
  • 7.4%Utility gas
  • 7.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.6%Wood
  • 0.2%No fuel used
  • 0.1%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 87.7%Electricity
  • 6.6%Utility gas
  • 4.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.6%Other fuel
  • 0.5%No fuel used

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 168
Here:

2.6%
Texas:

7.0%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 92
Here:

2.9%
Texas:

6.6%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 204
Here:

16.6%
Texas:

14.3%

Educational Attainment
School Enrollment by Level of School
Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability

Atascosa County government finances - Expenditure in 2017:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $848,000
  • Charges - Other: $3,131,000
  • Construction - General - Other: $5,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $4,869,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $4,467,000
    Police Protection: $3,674,000
    Correctional Institutions: $3,304,000
    General - Other: $2,711,000
    Corrections - Other: $2,083,000
    Health - Other: $1,776,000
    Financial Administration: $1,293,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Medical Care: $1,247,000
    Central Staff Services: $937,000
    General Public Buildings: $929,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $172,000
    Local Fire Protection: $116,000
    Libraries: $44,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $7,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $82,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,945,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,465,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $480,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $738,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $628,000
    Interest Earnings: $67,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $32,771,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,032,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $1,100,000
    Public Welfare: $181,000
    General Local Government Support: $93,000
  • Tax - Property: $17,171,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $7,791,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $1,103,000
    Other License: $29,000

Atascosa County government finances - Revenue in 2017:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $848,000
  • Charges - Other: $3,131,000
  • Construction - General - Other: $5,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $4,869,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $4,467,000
    Police Protection: $3,674,000
    Correctional Institutions: $3,304,000
    General - Other: $2,711,000
    Corrections - Other: $2,083,000
    Health - Other: $1,776,000
    Financial Administration: $1,293,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Medical Care: $1,247,000
    Central Staff Services: $937,000
    General Public Buildings: $929,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $172,000
    Local Fire Protection: $116,000
    Libraries: $44,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $7,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $82,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,945,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,465,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $480,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $738,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $628,000
    Interest Earnings: $67,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $32,771,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,032,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $1,100,000
    Public Welfare: $181,000
    General Local Government Support: $93,000
  • Tax - Property: $17,171,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $7,791,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $1,103,000
    Other License: $29,000

Atascosa County government finances - Debt in 2017:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $848,000
  • Charges - Other: $3,131,000
  • Construction - General - Other: $5,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $4,869,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $4,467,000
    Police Protection: $3,674,000
    Correctional Institutions: $3,304,000
    General - Other: $2,711,000
    Corrections - Other: $2,083,000
    Health - Other: $1,776,000
    Financial Administration: $1,293,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Medical Care: $1,247,000
    Central Staff Services: $937,000
    General Public Buildings: $929,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $172,000
    Local Fire Protection: $116,000
    Libraries: $44,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $7,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $82,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,945,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,465,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $480,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $738,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $628,000
    Interest Earnings: $67,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $32,771,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,032,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $1,100,000
    Public Welfare: $181,000
    General Local Government Support: $93,000
  • Tax - Property: $17,171,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $7,791,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $1,103,000
    Other License: $29,000

Atascosa County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $848,000
  • Charges - Other: $3,131,000
  • Construction - General - Other: $5,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $4,869,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $4,467,000
    Police Protection: $3,674,000
    Correctional Institutions: $3,304,000
    General - Other: $2,711,000
    Corrections - Other: $2,083,000
    Health - Other: $1,776,000
    Financial Administration: $1,293,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Medical Care: $1,247,000
    Central Staff Services: $937,000
    General Public Buildings: $929,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $172,000
    Local Fire Protection: $116,000
    Libraries: $44,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $7,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $82,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,945,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,465,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $480,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $738,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $628,000
    Interest Earnings: $67,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $32,771,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,032,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $1,100,000
    Public Welfare: $181,000
    General Local Government Support: $93,000
  • Tax - Property: $17,171,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $7,791,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $1,103,000
    Other License: $29,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 1,542
  • Number of aged recipients: 283
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 1,259
  • Number of recipients under 18: 218
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 816
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 508
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 646
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 646
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 8 full tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED112$125,87576$91,474191$124,95354$32,66725$68,00063$78,238
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED10$96,50025$93,60042$105,1435$49,4006$42,16726$55,615
APPLICATIONS DENIED17$104,11878$70,526148$105,838116$23,35315$44,66795$58,705
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN7$121,14311$154,27376$116,34218$44,1676$100,0004$34,750
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS4$142,7506$92,83318$121,8332$32,5000$013$67,538
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004
Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 5 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED9$118,5569$158,778
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$135,0007$215,571
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$89,0002$217,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN2$154,5001$230,000
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS2$223,5000$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Atascosa, TX
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Atascosa, TX - Value
Most common first names in Atascosa County, TX among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary14777.9 years
John13974.7 years
William10875.2 years
James10774.0 years
Maria10478.1 years
Jose10375.5 years
Robert7669.5 years
Juan7373.6 years
Frank6276.5 years
Joe6171.7 years
Most common last names in Atascosa County, TX among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Martinez12873.5 years
Garcia11176.1 years
Rodriguez8273.1 years
Gonzales8075.1 years
Hernandez6670.8 years
Lopez5468.7 years
Garza5275.6 years
Sanchez4977.0 years
Flores4878.8 years
Jones4476.5 years
Businesses in Atascosa County, TX
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1La-Z-Boy2
AutoZone2McDonald's3
Blockbuster2Nike1
Burger King1Payless1
Chevrolet1Pizza Hut1
Church's Chicken1RadioShack1
Cricket Wireless4SONIC Drive-In2
Curves1Sears1
Dairy Queen5Super 81
Days Inn1True Value1
Domino's Pizza1U-Haul2
FedEx2UPS4
Ford1Walgreens1
H&R Block2Walmart1
Holiday Inn1