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Blanco County, Texas (TX)

County population in 2016: 11,285 (all rural); it was 8,418 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 1,826
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 1,601
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 2,597
Renter-occupied apartments: 882 (it was 706 in 2000)
% of renters here:

21%
State:

36%

Land area: 711 sq. mi.

Water area: 2.2 sq. mi.

Population density: 16 people per square mile   (low).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Blanco County: 82.2 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (43.7%), Construction (16.3%), Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (10.3%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 58%
  • Government: 2%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 39%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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Races in Blanco County, Texas:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (77.3%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (19.3%)
  • Two or more races (2.4%)
  • Asian alone (0.8%)
Median resident age:  49.1 years
Texas median age:  34.5 years
Males: 5,686  (50.4%)
Females: 5,599  (49.6%)

Blanco County,TX real estate house value trend

Average household size:
Blanco County:

2.0 people
Texas:

3 people
Estimated median household income in 2016: $58,472 ($39,369 in 1999)

This county:

$58,472
Texas:

$56,565

Median contract rent in 2016 for apartments: $651 (lower quartile is $463, upper quartile is $894)
This county:

$651
State:

$809


Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $217,295 (it was $98,300 in 2000)
Blanco:

$217,295
Texas:

$161,500
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $116,242 - $440,997
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,450
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $499

Institutionalized population: 98

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 0
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 2
  • Burglaries: 19
  • Thefts: 28
  • Auto thefts: 1

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 0
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 4
  • Burglaries: 25
  • Thefts: 28
  • Auto thefts: 2
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2007: 18 buildings, average cost: $162,800
  • 2008: 14 buildings, average cost: $154,900
  • 2009: 7 buildings, average cost: $132,200
  • 2010: 5 buildings, average cost: $171,500
  • 2011: 2 buildings, average cost: $162,500
  • 2012: 2 buildings, average cost: $87,500
  • 2013: 3 buildings, average cost: $132,700
  • 2014: 3 buildings, average cost: $128,400

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $3,337 (1.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $2,381 (1.2%)

Blanco County household income distribution in 2009 Blanco County home values distribution Blanco County contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 9.1%
Blanco County:

9.1%
Texas:

15.6%
(8.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 10.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 17.8% for American Indian residents, 0.4% for other race residents, 2.1% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2016: 49.1 years old
(Males: 47.7 years old, Females: 50.4 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 52.5 years old, Black residents: 35.5 years old, American Indian residents: 40.1 years old, Asian residents: 55.1 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 34.0 years old, Other race residents: 46.6 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Blanco County is $414 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $523 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $687 a month.

Cities in this county include: Blanco, Johnson City, Round Mountain.

Blanco 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 Blanco County: Cherry Spring Community Centery (A), Little Windmill (B), North Windmill (C), Old Windmill (D), Rock House Windmill (E), Rodgers Trap Windmill (F), Eckert Pumping Station (G), Wrede Community House (H), AK Bar Ranch (I), Ahrens Ranch (J), Arhelger Ranch (K), Bauer Ranch (L), Brehmer Ranch (M), Circle D Ranch (N), Cottonwood Ranch (O), Danz Ranch (P), Franz Ranch (Q), Gellermann Ranch (R), Gold Ranch (S), Koennecke Ranch (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Blanco County include: Squaw Creek Church (A), American Church (B), Cave Creek Church (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Marschall Meusebach (1), Evers Cemetery (2), Wendel Cemetery (3), Schugh Cemetery (4), Saint John Cemetery (5), Welgehausen Cemetery (6), Welge Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Holly Pond (A), Soil Conservation Service Site 4 Reservoir (B), Lyndon B Johnson State Park Lake (C), Soil Conservation Service Site 3 Reservoir (D), Soil Conservation Service Site 2 Reservoir (E), Soil Conservation Service Site 1 Reservoir (F), Douglass Lake (G), Petersen Site 1 Lake (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Big Branch (A), Bee Creek (B), White Oak Creek (C), West Fork Williams Creek (D), West Fork Threemile Creek (E), Stuckens Branch (F), Stolles Creek (G), Spring Branch (H), Spanish Oak Creek (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Blanco County include: Lyndon Baines Johnson State Historical Park (1), Lyndon B Johnson National Historical Park (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Neighboring counties: Gadsden County, Florida , Brazos County , St. John the Baptist Parish, Louisiana , Union County, Florida , Hardin County , Mason County .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

3.0%
Texas:

4.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 196
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 90.5%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 29.6%

Number of foreign born residents: 822 (35.1% naturalized citizens)

Blanco County:

7.3%
Whole state:

17.0%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 2010 or later: 229
  • 2000 to 2009: 134
  • 1990 to 1999: 103
  • 1980 to 1989: 79
  • 1970 to 1979: 85
  • Before 1970: 49
Note: State values scaled to Blanco County population

Mean travel time to work (commute): 31.4 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 56.0%

Blanco County marital status for males Blanco County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 4,331
  • One, attached: 44
  • Two: 107
  • 3 or 4: 133
  • 5 to 9: 95
  • 10 to 19: 38
  • 50 or more: 16
  • Mobile homes: 935
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 86

Housing units in Blanco County with a mortgage: 1,536 (27 second mortgage, 49 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 1,664

Here:

50.0% with mortgage
State:

57.8% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Blanco County

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant2,44712
Mainline Protestant1,0555
Catholic8722
Other7-
None6,116-
Blanco 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: 2
Blanco County:

2.22 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.


Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
This county:

1.11 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.11 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 8
Blanco County:

8.89 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 14
This county:

15.55 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.13 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Blanco County:

9.0%
Texas:

8.9%

Adult obesity rate:
Blanco County:

26.8%
State:

26.6%

Agriculture in Blanco County:

Average size of farms: 497 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $15,370
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $640.14
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 46.12%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $21,377
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 2.61%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 4.16%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $17,524
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 90.18%
Average age of principal farm operators: 61 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 5.25
Corn for grain: 28 harvested acres
Vegetables: 39 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 299 acres

Tornado activity:

Blanco County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly below Texas state average. It is 3718617.9 times below overall U.S. average.
Tornadoes in this county have caused 5 injuries recorded between 1950 and 2004.
On 10/12/2001, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado injured 5 people and caused $1 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Blanco County-area historical earthquake activity is below Texas state average. It is 82% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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 297.8 miles away from Blanco 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 238.5 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, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 100.2 miles away from the county center
On 4/7/2008 at 09:51:12, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 MB, 3.9 MW, 3.8 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 93.8 miles away from the county center
On 1/2/1992 at 11:45:35, a magnitude 5.0 (4.6 MB, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 314.2 miles away from Blanco County center
On 7/20/1991 at 23:38:19, a magnitude 3.6 (3.4 LG, 3.6 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 94.5 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 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 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 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 Severe Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: June 29, 2002 to July 31, 2002, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1425: July 04, 2002, FEMA Id: 1425, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Texas Extreme Fire Hazards, Incident Period: August 01, 1999 to December 10, 1999, Emergency Declared EM-3142: September 01, 1999, FEMA Id: 3142, Natural disaster type: Fire
  • Texas Severe Storms, Flooding and Tornadoes, Incident Period: October 17, 1998 to November 15, 1998, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1257: October 21, 1998, FEMA Id: 1257, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Texas Severe Storms/Flooding, Incident Period: June 21, 1997 to July 15, 1997, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1179: July 07, 1997, FEMA Id: 1179, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Texas Extreme Fire Hazard, Incident Period: August 30, 1993 to November 15, 1993, Emergency Declared EM-3113: September 10, 1993, FEMA Id: 3113, Natural disaster type: Fire
  • 1 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Blanco County (11) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 5, Storms: 5, Fires: 3, Hurricanes: 3, Tornadoes: 3, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Class of Workers in 2016 (%)

Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Health care and social assistance (21%)
  • Educational services (17%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Construction (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (24%)
  • Educational services (19%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Construction (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (20%)
  • Management occupations (13%)
  • Sales and related occupations (11%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)
  • Production occupations (7%)
  • Transportation occupations (6%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (5%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (19%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (12%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (7%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (7%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (7%)

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):

  • Mexico (76%)
  • Burma (5%)
  • United Kingdom, excluding England and Scotland (4%)
  • Poland (3%)
  • Czechoslovakia (includes Czech Republic and Slovakia) (2%)
  • Greece (2%)
  • Taiwan (2%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Blanco County (%):

  • German (23%)
  • American (8%)
  • English (7%)
  • Italian (4%)
  • Irish (4%)
  • Scotch-Irish (2%)
  • Scottish (1%)

Blanco County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 2,773 (73.6%)
  • Carpooled: 529 (14.0%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 43 (1.1%)
  • Bicycle: 13 (0.3%)
  • Walked: 108 (2.9%)
  • Worked at home: 310 (8.2%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders ($)


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

  • 136 people in nursing homes
  • 12 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 4 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)

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

  • 96 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 8 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 2 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $59,949.

8.62% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($60,475 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.62%
Texas average:

7.14%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
6.92% relocated from other counties in Texas ($48,013 average AGI)
1.70% relocated from other states ($12,462 average AGI)
Blanco County:

1.70%
Texas average:

2.49%

Percentage of residents relocating from other counties or countries


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Bexar County, TX  0.95% ($47,485 average AGI)
from Travis County, TX  0.92% ($92,594)
from Comal County, TX  0.66% ($46,087)
from Hays County, TX  0.61% ($26,476)
from Harris County, TX  0.43% ($173,733)
from Burnet County, TX  0.29% ($35,600)


7.25% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($37,391 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.25%
Texas average:

6.69%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
6.05% relocated to other counties in Texas ($31,685 average AGI)
1.20% relocated to other states ($5,706 average AGI)
Blanco County:

1.20%
Texas average:

2.01%

Percentage of residents relocating to other counties or countries


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Bexar County, TX  0.91% ($53,161 average AGI)
to Travis County, TX  0.64% ($16,000)
to Hays County, TX  0.58% ($35,300)
to Burnet County, TX  0.53% ($32,667)
to Comal County, TX  0.47% ($47,125)
to Gillespie County, TX  0.38% ($27,692)
to Williamson County, TX  0.32% ($49,545)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 11.8
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 12.2

Births per 1000 population in Blanco County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 11.0
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 11.1
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 10.4

Deaths per 1000 population in Blanco County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 6.0
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 9.0

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Blanco County

Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 28.6%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 23.4%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Blanco County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19

Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Blanco County


Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 1,754 (1,570 aged, 184 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 645 (29%)

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Aged persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Disabled persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Most common underlying causes of death in Blanco County, Texas in 1999 - 2014:

  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (124)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (98)
  • Unspecified dementia (81)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (75)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (71)
  • Congestive heart failure (24)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (14)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (10)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 17%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 18%

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,427
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 856

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 36
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 66

Household type by relationship:

Households: 11,285
  • In family households: 9,771 (1,721 male householders, 1,369 female householders)
    2,498 spouses, 3,047 children (2,779 natural, 145 adopted, 127 stepchildren), 255 grandchildren, 137 brothers or sisters, 224 parents, 251 other relatives, 254 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 1,394 (528 male householders (478 living alone)), 658 female householders (595 living alone)), 203 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 120

Size of family households: 1,856 2-persons, 592 3-persons, 408 4-persons, 173 5-persons, 46 6-persons, 20 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 1,074 1-person, 108 2-persons, 2 3-persons.

1,369 married couples with children.
463 single-parent households (146 men, 317 women).

86.4% of residents of Blanco speak English at home.
11.6% of residents speak Spanish at home (68% speak English very well, 16% speak English well, 14% speak English not well, 3% don't speak English at all).
1.4% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (74% speak English very well, 16% speak English well, 10% speak English not well).
0.5% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (6% speak English very well, 94% don't speak English at all).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $68,242,000 ($7,498 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $3,521,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $42,426,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $18,206,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $124,000
Federal grants: $3,492,000
Federal procurement contracts: $377,000 ($4,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $3,617,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $200,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $1,968,000
Federal Government insurance: $7,868,000

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

Births: 485
Here:

53 per 1000 residents
State:

85 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 531
Here:

58 per 1000 residents
State:

35 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +75
Here:

+8 per 1000 residents
State:

+29 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +697
Here:

+77 per 1000 residents
State:

+10 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Blanco County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 0.73 millions of gallons per day (55% from ground, 45% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.0
State:

6.2

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.7
State:

4.1

Year house built

  • 2014 or later: 124
  • 2010 to 2013: 501
  • 2000 to 2009: 1,392
  • 1990 to 1999: 1,300
  • 1980 to 1989: 828
  • 1970 to 1979: 417
  • 1960 to 1969: 240
  • 1950 to 1959: 350
  • 1940 to 1949: 212
  • 1939 or earlier: 471
Note: State values scaled to Blanco population
Rooms in houses/apartments in Blanco County, Texas
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Blanco County population
  • 1 room: 7
  • 2 rooms: 76
  • 3 rooms: 178
  • 4 rooms: 351
  • 5 rooms: 637
  • 6 rooms: 691
  • 7 rooms: 399
  • 8 rooms: 325
  • 9+ rooms: 515
  • 1 room: 56
  • 2 rooms: 76
  • 3 rooms: 213
  • 4 rooms: 142
  • 5 rooms: 315
  • 6 rooms: 105
  • 7 rooms: 48
  • 8 rooms: 64
  • 9+ rooms: 65
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Blanco County, Texas
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Blanco County population
  • no bedroom: 28
  • 1 bedroom: 180
  • 2 bedrooms: 869
  • 3 bedrooms: 1,539
  • 4 bedrooms: 470
  • 5+ bedrooms: 71
  • no bedroom: 56
  • 1 bedroom: 215
  • 2 bedrooms: 298
  • 3 bedrooms: 430
  • 4 bedrooms: 86
  • 5+ bedrooms: 0
Cars and other vehicles available in Blanco County, Texas in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Blanco County population
  • no vehicle: 11
  • 1 vehicle: 683
  • 2 vehicles: 1,335
  • 3 vehicles: 795
  • 4 vehicles: 191
  • 5+ vehicles: 201
  • no vehicle: 95
  • 1 vehicle: 453
  • 2 vehicles: 428
  • 3 vehicles: 91
  • 4 vehicles: 14
  • 5+ vehicles: 0

89% of Blanco County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 32% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 75% lived in Texas.

Blanco County:

89.0%
State average:

84.1%

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

  • This state: 7,479
  • Other state: 2,879
  • Northeast: 385
  • Midwest: 975
  • South: 683
  • West: 829

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Blanco County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Electricity (74.8%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (18.3%)
  • Wood (3.5%)
  • Utility gas (1.0%)
  • Coal or coke (0.6%)
  • No fuel used (0.4%)
  • Electricity (87.4%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (9.5%)
  • Wood (1.8%)
  • Utility gas (1.5%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 68
Here:

6.4%
Texas:

6.6%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 45
Here:

9.3%
Texas:

6.4%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 90
Here:

21.3%
Texas:

15.1%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)

Blanco County government finances - Expenditure in 2002:

  • Construction - General: $11,000
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $613,000
    Regular Highways: $518,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $486,000
    General - Other: $333,000
    Financial Administration: $292,000
    Central Staff Services: $265,000
    Welfare - Other: $99,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $53,000
    General Public Buildings: $38,000
    Corrections - Other: $27,000
    Libraries: $17,000
    Solid Waste Management: $9,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $42,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Elementary and Secondary Education: $6,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $2,000
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $1,180,000

Blanco County government finances - Revenue in 2002:

  • Charges - All Other: $143,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $104,000
    Interest Earnings: $86,000
    Rents: $5,000
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $84,000
    General Support: $31,000
    Highways: $17,000
    Health & Hospitals: $16,000
  • Tax - Property: $1,830,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $371,000
    Total General Sales: $188,000
    NEC: $54,000

Blanco County government finances - Debt in 2002:

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $1,058,000
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $984,000
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $74,000

Blanco County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002:

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $1,000
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $1,028,000
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $1,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 87
  • Number of aged recipients: 23
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 64
  • Number of recipients under 18: 11
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 43
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 33
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 47
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 26
Blanco County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
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Blanco County Fatal accident statistics for 1995 - 2014
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Most common first names in Blanco County, TX among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John5372.5 years
James5271.9 years
Mary4879.9 years
William4377.1 years
Robert3673.0 years
Charles2675.5 years
Henry2078.6 years
George1877.8 years
Margaret1780.5 years
Annie1783.6 years
Most common last names in Blanco County, TX among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith4681.0 years
Sultemeier1972.0 years
Wagner1878.4 years
Johnson1674.2 years
Jones1677.4 years
Wood1672.3 years
Casparis1578.9 years
Schmidt1382.8 years
Stevenson1280.2 years
Cox1279.5 years
Businesses in Blanco County, TX
NameCountNameCount
Best Western2SONIC Drive-In1
Dairy Queen1Sears1
FedEx2Subway2
H&R Block1U-Haul2