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Bosque County, Texas (TX)

County population in 2016: 18,556 (19% urban, 81% rural); it was 17,204 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 2,631
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 2,911
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 5,216
Renter-occupied apartments: 1,712 (it was 1,510 in 2000)
% of renters here:

22%
State:

36%

Land area: 989 sq. mi.

Water area: 13.5 sq. mi.

Population density: 19 people per square mile   (low).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Bosque County: 79.9 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Construction (24.0%), Educational, health and social services (16.3%), Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (15.5%), Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing (13.5%), Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (12.2%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 57%
  • Government: 6%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 37%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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Races in Bosque County, Texas:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (78.7%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (17.4%)
  • Two or more races (1.7%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (1.4%)
Median resident age:  46.7 years
Texas median age:  34.5 years
Males: 9,143  (49.3%)
Females: 9,413  (50.7%)

Bosque County,TX real estate house value trend


Average household size:
Bosque County:

2.0 people
Texas:

3 people
Estimated median household income in 2016: $46,944 ($34,181 in 1999)

This county:

$46,944
Texas:

$56,565

Median contract rent in 2016 for apartments: $457 (lower quartile is $326, upper quartile is $621)
This county:

$457
State:

$809


Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $107,516 (it was $60,500 in 2000)
Bosque:

$107,516
Texas:

$161,500
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $61,604 - $203,519

Mean price in 2016:

Detached houses: $192,704
Here:

$192,704
State:

$230,570

Townhouses or other attached units: $274,763
Here:

$274,763
State:

$227,239

Mobile homes: $112,398
Here:

$112,398
State:

$80,655
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,056
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $385

Institutionalized population: 324

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 3
  • Robberies: 2
  • Assaults: 16
  • Burglaries: 54
  • Thefts: 77
  • Auto thefts: 17

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 1
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 13
  • Burglaries: 74
  • Thefts: 33
  • Auto thefts: 6
Bosque County, TX map from a distance

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2007: 7 buildings, average cost: $122,000
  • 2008: 7 buildings, average cost: $149,000
  • 2009: 4 buildings, average cost: $87,600
  • 2010: 2 buildings, average cost: $131,900
  • 2011: 3 buildings, average cost: $111,700
  • 2012: 2 buildings, average cost: $181,600
  • 2013: 3 buildings, average cost: $192,600
  • 2014: 3 buildings, average cost: $88,300
Number of permits per 10,000 residents
Average permit cost
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $1,565 (1.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $1,134 (1.1%)

Bosque County household income distribution in 2013 Bosque County home values distribution in 2013 Bosque County contract rent distribution in 2013
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 13.9%
Bosque County:

13.9%
Texas:

15.6%
(11.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 19.3% for Black residents, 21.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 35.3% for other race residents, 42.7% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2016: 46.7 years old
(Males: 45.8 years old, Females: 47.6 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 51.2 years old, Black residents: 53.6 years old, American Indian residents: 46.9 years old, Asian residents: 25.1 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 25.9 years old, Other race residents: 24.9 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Bosque County is $403 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $484 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $588 a month.

Cities in this county include: Clifton, Meridian, Laguna Park, Valley Mills, Walnut Springs, Morgan, Iredell, Cranfills Gap.

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

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Neighboring counties: Comanche County , Scott County, Mississippi .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

4.6%
Texas:

4.4%

Unemployment by year
County total employment by year
County average yearly wages by year

Current college students: 456
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 82.5%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 18.2%

Number of foreign born residents: 1,230 (34.1% naturalized citizens)

Bosque County:

6.6%
Whole state:

17.0%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population Note: State values scaled to Bosque County population
  • 502010 or later
  • 3072000 to 2009
  • 3771990 to 1999
  • 1771980 to 1989
  • 1621970 to 1979
  • 104Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 31.0 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 55.8%

Bosque County marital status for males Bosque County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 7,816
  • One, attached: 123
  • Two: 136
  • 3 or 4: 121
  • 5 to 9: 8
  • 10 to 19: 21
  • 20 or more: 30
  • Mobile homes: 1,633
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 12

Housing units in Bosque County with a mortgage: 2,350 (25 second mortgage, 31 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 3,239

Here:

40.0% with mortgage
State:

57.8% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Bosque County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Year 2000 to 2010 Change
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant6,40541
Mainline Protestant2,56714
Catholic1,0052
Black Protestant-2
Other--
None8,235-
Bosque 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: 4
Bosque County:

2.24 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.


Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
This county:

1.68 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.11 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 9
Bosque County:

5.05 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 9
This county:

5.05 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.13 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Bosque County:

10.0%
Texas:

8.9%

Adult obesity rate:
Bosque County:

26.3%
State:

26.6%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

12.4%
State:

15.7%

Agriculture in Bosque County:

Average size of farms: 438 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $29,533
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $252.69
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 69.01%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $25,491
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 8.27%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 1.27%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $22,018
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 92.53%
Average age of principal farm operators: 58 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 10.65
Corn for grain: 1003 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 3475 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 2,024 acres

Earthquake activity:

Bosque County-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Texas state average. It is 79% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/16/1978 at 11:46:54, a magnitude 5.3 (4.4 MB, 4.6 UK, 5.3 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 200.3 miles away from Bosque 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) earthquake occurred 358.6 miles away from the county center
On 9/6/1997 at 23:38:00, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 LG, 4.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 203.4 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 323.0 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 215.1 miles away from Bosque County center
On 1/18/1995 at 15:51:39, a magnitude 4.2 (4.0 LG, 4.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 199.6 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 and Flooding, Incident Period: May 22, 2016 to June 24, 2016, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4272: June 11, 2016, FEMA Id: 4272, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Texas Severe Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: April 17, 2016 to April 30, 2016, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4269: April 25, 2016, FEMA Id: 4269, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Texas Severe Storms, Tornadoes, Straight-line Winds, and Flooding, Incident Period: October 22, 2015 to October 31, 2015, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4245: November 25, 2015, FEMA Id: 4245, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood, Wind
  • 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: August 30, 2011 to December 31, 2011, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4029: September 09, 2011, FEMA Id: 4029, Natural disaster type: Fire
  • Texas Big Trickle Ranch Fire, Incident Period: March 11, 2011 to March 17, 2011, Fire Management Assistance Declared: March 12, 2011, FEMA Id: 2870, Natural disaster type: Fire
  • 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 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
  • 6 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Bosque County (16) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 8, Floods: 7, Fires: 5, Tornadoes: 5, Hurricanes: 3, Winds: 2 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Class of Workers in 2016
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2016


  • Health care and social assistance (18%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (3%)

Most common industries for females in 2016


  • Health care and social assistance (22%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Finance and insurance (8%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)

Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2016


  • Construction and extraction occupations (16%)
  • Management occupations (14%)
  • Production occupations (11%)
  • Transportation occupations (10%)
  • Sales and related occupations (7%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)

Most common occupations for females in 2016


  • Office and administrative support occupations (22%)
  • Sales and related occupations (11%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (10%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents


  • Mexico (82%)
  • England (3%)
  • Bangladesh (1%)
  • Honduras (1%)
  • Canada (1%)
  • Greece (1%)
  • Spain (1%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Bosque County


  • American (29%)
  • German (10%)
  • Irish (7%)
  • English (5%)
  • Scottish (2%)
  • Norwegian (2%)
  • Scotch-Irish (2%)

Bosque County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 3,219 (69.7%)
  • Carpooled: 716 (15.5%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 50 (1.1%)
  • Bicycle: 2 (0.0%)
  • Walked: 264 (5.7%)
  • Worked at home: 376 (8.1%)
Owners and renters by unit type
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

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

  • 431 people in nursing homes
  • 46 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 30 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 21 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 6 people in agriculture workers' dormitories on farms

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

  • 293 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 31 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 5 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $45,084.

8.47% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($40,799 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.47%
Texas average:

7.14%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
7.26% relocated from other counties in Texas ($36,183 average AGI)
1.21% relocated from other states ($4,616 average AGI)
Bosque County:

1.21%
Texas average:

2.49%

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

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from McLennan County, TX  1.62% ($35,368 average AGI)
from Tarrant County, TX  0.72% ($57,857)
from Hill County, TX  0.68% ($33,125)
from Johnson County, TX  0.55% ($30,281)
from Dallas County, TX  0.29% ($75,588)
from Harris County, TX  0.22% ($94,692)
from Ellis County, TX  0.20% ($27,667)


8.53% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($33,994 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.53%
Texas average:

6.69%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
7.48% relocated to other counties in Texas ($28,271 average AGI)
1.06% relocated to other states ($5,723 average AGI)
Bosque County:

1.06%
Texas average:

2.01%

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

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to McLennan County, TX  2.35% ($31,087 average AGI)
to Hill County, TX  0.70% ($35,976)
to Johnson County, TX  0.55% ($33,563)
to Tarrant County, TX  0.51% ($21,667)
to Erath County, TX  0.31% ($26,444)
to Somervell County, TX  0.27% ($50,688)
to Bell County, TX  0.22% ($28,308)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 11.7
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 11.8

Births per 1000 population in Bosque County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 15.8
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 14.4
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 13.9

Deaths per 1000 population in Bosque County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 6.1
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 8.3

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Bosque County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 27.4%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 18.5%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Bosque County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Bosque County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Bosque County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Bosque County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Bosque County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Bosque County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 3,844 (3,344 aged, 500 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 723 (18%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

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

  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (415)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (290)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (203)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (189)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (182)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (163)
  • Congestive heart failure (138)
  • Atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease, so described (134)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (124)
  • Unspecified dementia (102)

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

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 5.55
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 10,043
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 222
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 33,585

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,102
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,418
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 22

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 18
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 55

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 171.0. This is more than state average.

Household type by relationship:

Households: 18,556
  • In family households: 15,770 (2,766 male householders, 2,383 female householders)
    4,147 spouses, 4,905 children (4,409 natural, 89 adopted, 400 stepchildren), 507 grandchildren, 91 brothers or sisters, 223 parents, 246 other relatives, 449 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 2,409 (1,028 male householders (862 living alone)), 1,102 female householders (1,003 living alone)), 271 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 376

Size of family households: 2,725 2-persons, 927 3-persons, 750 4-persons, 487 5-persons, 148 6-persons, 118 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 1,866 1-person, 240 2-persons, 20 3-persons.

2,454 married couples with children.
1,001 single-parent households (432 men, 569 women).

85.9% of residents of Bosque speak English at home.
13.3% of residents speak Spanish at home (62% speak English very well, 16% speak English well, 15% speak English not well, 7% don't speak English at all).
0.6% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (75% speak English very well, 10% speak English well, 15% speak English not well).
0.2% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (58% speak English very well, 30% speak English well, 12% speak English not well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $104,271,000 ($5,792 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $4,454,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $57,177,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $25,785,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $676,000
Federal grants: $16,020,000
Federal procurement contracts: $964,000 ($141,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $3,649,000 ($681,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $222,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $3,538,000
Federal Government insurance: $7,912,000

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

Births: 1,097
Here:

61 per 1000 residents
State:

85 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 1,360
Here:

75 per 1000 residents
State:

35 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +164
Here:

+9 per 1000 residents
State:

+29 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +974
Here:

+54 per 1000 residents
State:

+10 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Bosque County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 2.27 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.5
State:

6.2

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.7
State:

4.1

Year house built in Bosque County, Texas Note: State values scaled to Bosque County population
  • 622014 or later
  • 2572010 to 2013
  • 1,4422000 to 2009
  • 1,2491990 to 1999
  • 1,4511980 to 1989
  • 1,5891970 to 1979
  • 1,1911960 to 1969
  • 9111950 to 1959
  • 5251940 to 1949
  • 1,0201939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Bosque County, Texas
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Bosque County, Texas Note: State values scaled to Bosque County population
  • 111 room
  • 582 rooms
  • 3013 rooms
  • 8204 rooms
  • 1,5035 rooms
  • 1,2816 rooms
  • 8077 rooms
  • 4258 rooms
  • 3249+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Bosque County, Texas Note: State values scaled to Bosque County population
  • 201 room
  • 712 rooms
  • 2783 rooms
  • 3774 rooms
  • 5645 rooms
  • 2506 rooms
  • 537 rooms
  • 488 rooms
  • 319+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Bosque County, Texas
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Bosque County, Texas Note: State values scaled to Bosque County population
  • 16no bedroom
  • 2331 bedroom
  • 1,6892 bedrooms
  • 2,8013 bedrooms
  • 6784 bedrooms
  • 745+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Bosque County, Texas Note: State values scaled to Bosque County population
  • 19no bedroom
  • 2371 bedroom
  • 6162 bedrooms
  • 7253 bedrooms
  • 814 bedrooms
  • 235+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Bosque County, Texas in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Bosque County in owner-occupied houses/condos Note: State values scaled to Bosque County population
  • 106no vehicle
  • 1,3221 vehicle
  • 2,4042 vehicles
  • 1,2103 vehicles
  • 3574 vehicles
  • 1565+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Bosque County in renter-occupied apartments Note: State values scaled to Bosque County population
  • 124no vehicle
  • 7911 vehicle
  • 5912 vehicles
  • 1793 vehicles
  • 234 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles

86.5% of Bosque County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 33% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 91% lived in Texas.

Bosque County:

86.5%
State average:

84.1%

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

  • This state: 13,769
  • Other state: 3,377
  • Northeast: 209
  • Midwest: 926
  • South: 1,405
  • West: 842
Year Householders Moved Into Unit
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Bosque County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 55.9%Electricity
  • 20.9%Utility gas
  • 18.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2.3%Wood
  • 0.3%Other fuel
  • 0.2%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 56.9%Electricity
  • 24.0%Utility gas
  • 16.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.7%Wood
  • 0.3%No fuel used

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 98
Here:

5.2%
Texas:

6.6%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 32
Here:

3.5%
Texas:

6.4%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 41
Here:

8.8%
Texas:

15.1%

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

Bosque County government finances - Expenditure in 2002:

  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $1,343,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $702,000
    Police Protection: $640,000
    Financial Administration: $336,000
    Central Staff Services: $301,000
    Welfare - Other: $272,000
    General Public Buildings: $251,000
    Corrections - Other: $238,000
    Welfare, Vendor Payments for Medical Care: $121,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $32,000
    Solid Waste Management: $16,000
    Sewerage: $15,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General Public Building: $108,000
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $1,582,000

Bosque County government finances - Revenue in 2002:

  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $96,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $85,000
    General Revenue, NEC: $40,000
    Rents: $7,000
    Property Sale Other: $1,000
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $182,000
    Highways: $30,000
  • Tax - Property: $2,413,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $553,000
    Total General Sales: $336,000
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $6,000
    Other Selective Sales: $4,000

Bosque County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002:

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $708,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 341
  • Number of aged recipients: 64
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 277
  • Number of recipients under 18: 41
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 202
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 98
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 158
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 121
Bosque County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
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Bosque County Fatal accident statistics for 1995 - 2014
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Most common first names in Bosque County, TX among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John18476.7 years
William17076.8 years
James15073.5 years
Mary12879.8 years
Robert9173.3 years
George7278.1 years
Charles7274.8 years
Willie6881.1 years
Henry5778.5 years
Thomas5475.4 years
Most common last names in Bosque County, TX among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith8977.1 years
Johnson8678.2 years
Jones6678.6 years
Williams5775.1 years
Davis5077.2 years
Anderson4278.9 years
Brown4278.3 years
White4279.3 years
Olson4181.0 years
Moore3976.6 years
Businesses in Bosque County, TX
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware2Ford1
Alco Stores1H&R Block1
Best Western1SONIC Drive-In1
Burger King1Subway3
Chevrolet1U-Haul2
FedEx2UPS2