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Brewster County, Texas (TX)

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County population in 2016: 9,496 (65% urban, 35% rural); it was 8,866 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 1,068
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 1,485
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 2,180
Renter-occupied apartments: 1,654 (it was 1,489 in 2000)
% of renters here:

41%
State:

36%

Land area: 6193 sq. mi.

Water area: 0.2 sq. mi.

Population density: 2 people per square mile   (very low).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Brewster County: 82.4 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (19.8%), Educational, health and social services (17.8%), Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (14.3%), Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing (10.1%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 41%
  • Government: 4%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 51%
  • Unpaid family work: 3%
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Races in Brewster County, Texas:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (51.3%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (44.7%)
  • Asian alone (1.7%)
  • American Indian and Alaska Native alone (1.2%)
  • Two or more races (0.8%)
Median resident age:  42.9 years
Texas median age:  34.5 years
Males: 4,509  (47.5%)
Females: 4,987  (52.5%)
Average household size:
Brewster County:

2.0 people
Texas:

3 people
Estimated median household income in 2016: $39,731 ($27,386 in 1999)

This county:

$39,731
Texas:

$56,565

Median contract rent in 2016 for apartments: $510 (lower quartile is $375, upper quartile is $775)
This county:

$510
State:

$809


Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $132,980 (it was $63,600 in 2000)
Brewster:

$132,980
Texas:

$161,500
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $73,359 - $224,930

Mean price in 2016:

Detached houses: $197,777
Here:

$197,777
State:

$230,570

Townhouses or other attached units: $180,697
Here:

$180,697
State:

$227,239

Mobile homes: $73,666
Here:

$73,666
State:

$80,655

Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $192,997
Here:

$192,997
State:

$50,435
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,229
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $323

Institutionalized population: 69

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 0
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 5
  • Burglaries: 7
  • Thefts: 13
  • Auto thefts: 2

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 1
  • Robberies: 1
  • Assaults: 7
  • Burglaries: 23
  • Thefts: 29
  • Auto thefts: 2
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2007: 30 buildings, average cost: $92,600
  • 2008: 29 buildings, average cost: $150,000
  • 2009: 20 buildings, average cost: $150,000
  • 2010: 18 buildings, average cost: $150,000
  • 2011: 15 buildings, average cost: $179,400
  • 2012: 7 buildings, average cost: $181,600
  • 2013: 4 buildings, average cost: $192,600
  • 2014: 4 buildings, average cost: $192,600

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: $2,536 (1.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $1,096 (1.1%)

Brewster County household income distribution in 2009 Brewster County home values distribution Brewster County contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 10.5%
Brewster County:

10.5%
Texas:

15.6%
(8.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 11.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 9.6% for other race residents, 34.0% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2016: 42.9 years old
(Males: 43.0 years old, Females: 42.7 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 51.3 years old, Black residents: 48.7 years old, American Indian residents: 46.0 years old, Asian residents: 31.3 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 34.2 years old, Other race residents: 45.1 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Brewster County is $368 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $484 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $579 a month.

Cities in this county include: Alpine, Marathon, Study Butte-Terlingua, Study Butte, Terlingua.

Brewster County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

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Neighboring counties: Burleson County , St. Helena Parish, Louisiana , St. Martin Parish, Louisiana , Santa Rosa County, Florida , Lowndes County, Georgia .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

3.9%
Texas:

4.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 1,330
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 87.1%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 37.0%

Number of foreign born residents: 564 (52.1% naturalized citizens)

Brewster County:

5.9%
Whole state:

17.0%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 2010 or later: 55
  • 2000 to 2009: 56
  • 1990 to 1999: 178
  • 1980 to 1989: 170
  • 1970 to 1979: 82
  • Before 1970: 82
Note: State values scaled to Brewster County population

Mean travel time to work (commute): 12.6 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 91.6%

Brewster County marital status for males Brewster County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 3,692
  • One, attached: 52
  • Two: 333
  • 3 or 4: 85
  • 5 to 9: 119
  • 10 to 19: 51
  • 20 to 49: 93
  • 50 or more: 211
  • Mobile homes: 905
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 31

Housing units in Brewster County with a mortgage: 923 (0 second mortgage, 73 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 1,422

Here:

99.9% with mortgage
State:

57.8% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Brewster County

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic1,9002
Evangelical Protestant1,78514
Mainline Protestant3144
Other2693
Orthodox151
None4,949-
Brewster 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: 6
Brewster County:

6.49 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.



Number of convenience stores (with gas): 4
Brewster County:

4.33 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 12
This county:

12.99 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.13 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Brewster County:

8.0%
Texas:

8.9%

Adult obesity rate:
Brewster County:

25.0%
State:

26.6%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

13.8%
State:

15.7%

Agriculture in Brewster County:

Average size of farms: 12320 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $38,293
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 2.51%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 90.35%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $53,459
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $41,414
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 83.09%
Average age of principal farm operators: 57 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 0.77
Vegetables: 8 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 61 acres

Earthquake activity:

Brewster County-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Texas state average. It is 26% 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 19.8 miles away from Brewster County center
On 8/28/1995 at 10:46:12, a magnitude 6.9 (5.7 MB, 6.5 MS, 6.9 ME, 6.6 MW, Depth: 7.6 mi, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 499.2 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 162.9 miles away from the 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 261.2 miles away from the county center
On 4/15/1995 at 14:33:29, a magnitude 4.0 (4.0 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 19.7 miles away from Brewster County center
On 3/12/2003 at 23:41:32, a magnitude 6.5 (5.5 MB, 6.5 MS, 6.4 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 497.9 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), energy magnitude (ME), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • Texas Gage Holland Fire, Incident Period: May 08, 2011 to May 19, 2011, Fire Management Assistance Declared: May 08, 2011, FEMA Id: 2906, 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 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 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

The number of natural disasters in Brewster County (6) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 1
Emergencies Declared: 4

Class of Workers in 2016 (%)

Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Educational services (28%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Health care and social assistance (8%)
  • Public administration (4%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (3%)
  • Educational services (34%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (12%)
  • Health care and social assistance (10%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (4%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (14%)
  • Management occupations (14%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (11%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (10%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)
  • Sales and related occupations (7%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (6%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (19%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (19%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (7%)
  • Production occupations (4%)

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

  • Mexico (72%)
  • Pakistan (10%)
  • Peru (4%)
  • Taiwan (4%)
  • Canada (3%)
  • France (2%)
  • United Kingdom, excluding England and Scotland (1%)

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

  • American (11%)
  • German (7%)
  • English (4%)
  • Irish (4%)
  • European (2%)
  • Scottish (2%)
  • Scotch-Irish (1%)

Brewster County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 2,902 (65.3%)
  • Carpooled: 923 (20.8%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 51 (1.1%)
  • Bicycle: 78 (1.8%)
  • Walked: 205 (4.6%)
  • Worked at home: 265 (6.0%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

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


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

  • 325 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 40 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 34 people in nursing homes

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

  • 36 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 33 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 4 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 2 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $46,124.

10.86% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($40,054 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

10.86%
Texas average:

7.14%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
7.27% relocated from other counties in Texas ($24,287 average AGI)
3.59% relocated from other states ($15,770 average AGI)
Brewster County:

3.59%
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 El Paso County, TX  0.56% ($33,842 average AGI)
from Presidio County, TX  0.53% ($26,611)
from Travis County, TX  0.41% ($24,786)
from Harris County, TX  0.41% ($80,071)
from Bexar County, TX  0.35% ($16,500)
from Midland County, TX  0.35% ($22,083)
from Williamson County, TX  0.29% ($28,300)


11.04% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($31,234 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

11.04%
Texas average:

6.69%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
8.13% relocated to other counties in Texas ($25,045 average AGI)
2.91% relocated to other states ($6,191 average AGI)
Brewster County:

2.91%
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 Midland County, TX  0.73% ($30,960 average AGI)
to Ector County, TX  0.56% ($33,684)
to El Paso County, TX  0.56% ($46,211)
to Bexar County, TX  0.50% ($22,471)
to Pecos County, TX  0.50% ($29,824)
to Travis County, TX  0.50% ($22,647)
to Jeff Davis County, TX  0.44% ($41,400)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 12.5
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 13.1

Births per 1000 population in Brewster County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 8.8
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 8.4
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 7.9

Deaths per 1000 population in Brewster County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 10.4
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 8.1

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Brewster County

Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 24.0%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 13.6%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Brewster County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19

Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Brewster County


Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 1,486 (1,321 aged, 165 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 383 (19%)

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 Brewster County, Texas in 1999 - 2014:

  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (99)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (46)
  • Congestive heart failure (24)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (12)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 23%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 24%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 10.84
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 16,074
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 379
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 45,589

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,377
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 958
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 33

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 22
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 132

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 11

EPA green book nonattainment status in 2004-2006: 1

Household type by relationship:

Households: 9,496
  • In family households: 7,200 (1,415 male householders, 905 female householders)
    1,817 spouses, 2,440 children (2,377 natural, 12 adopted, 49 stepchildren), 240 grandchildren, 33 brothers or sisters, 135 parents, 21 other relatives, 165 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 2,194 (951 male householders (771 living alone)), 844 female householders (758 living alone)), 396 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 109

Size of family households: 1,119 2-persons, 547 3-persons, 307 4-persons, 337 5-persons, 17 6-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 1,528 1-person, 208 2-persons, 55 3-persons.

1,322 married couples with children.
439 single-parent households (86 men, 353 women).

62.1% of residents of Brewster speak English at home.
35.6% of residents speak Spanish at home (81% speak English very well, 11% speak English well, 5% speak English not well, 2% don't speak English at all).
1.7% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (75% speak English very well, 5% speak English not well, 21% don't speak English at all).
0.7% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (66% speak English very well, 16% speak English well, 18% speak English not well).
0.6% of residents speak other language at home (100% speak English very well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $62,885,000 ($6,816 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $2,047,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $22,364,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $13,482,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $336,000
Federal grants: $13,051,000
Federal procurement contracts: $2,726,000 ($640,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $10,925,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $118,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $1,773,000
Federal Government insurance: $18,695,000

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

Births: 652
Here:

72 per 1000 residents
State:

85 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 391
Here:

43 per 1000 residents
State:

35 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +181
Here:

+20 per 1000 residents
State:

+29 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -211
Here -23 per 1000 residents
State +10 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Brewster County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 1.92 millions of gallons per day (89% from ground, 11% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.6
State:

6.2

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

3.8
State:

4.1

Year house built

  • 2014 or later: 427
  • 2010 to 2013: 237
  • 2000 to 2009: 675
  • 1990 to 1999: 685
  • 1980 to 1989: 910
  • 1970 to 1979: 736
  • 1960 to 1969: 595
  • 1950 to 1959: 412
  • 1940 to 1949: 332
  • 1939 or earlier: 754
Note: State values scaled to Brewster population
Rooms in houses/apartments in Brewster County, Texas
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Brewster County population
  • 1 room: 21
  • 2 rooms: 83
  • 3 rooms: 117
  • 4 rooms: 313
  • 5 rooms: 529
  • 6 rooms: 632
  • 7 rooms: 283
  • 8 rooms: 203
  • 9+ rooms: 130
  • 1 room: 158
  • 2 rooms: 171
  • 3 rooms: 431
  • 4 rooms: 539
  • 5 rooms: 310
  • 6 rooms: 154
  • 7 rooms: 47
  • 8 rooms: 6
  • 9+ rooms: 0
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Brewster County, Texas
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Brewster County population
  • no bedroom: 32
  • 1 bedroom: 196
  • 2 bedrooms: 537
  • 3 bedrooms: 1,121
  • 4 bedrooms: 395
  • 5+ bedrooms: 20
  • no bedroom: 227
  • 1 bedroom: 480
  • 2 bedrooms: 700
  • 3 bedrooms: 347
  • 4 bedrooms: 63
  • 5+ bedrooms: 0
Cars and other vehicles available in Brewster County, Texas in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Brewster County population
  • no vehicle: 35
  • 1 vehicle: 750
  • 2 vehicles: 863
  • 3 vehicles: 430
  • 4 vehicles: 168
  • 5+ vehicles: 83
  • no vehicle: 162
  • 1 vehicle: 1,056
  • 2 vehicles: 401
  • 3 vehicles: 170
  • 4 vehicles: 5
  • 5+ vehicles: 5

78% of Brewster County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 29% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 75% lived in Texas.

Brewster County:

78.3%
State average:

84.1%

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

  • This state: 6,123
  • Other state: 2,642
  • Northeast: 424
  • Midwest: 870
  • South: 683
  • West: 655

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Brewster County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Electricity (42.2%)
  • Utility gas (30.1%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (13.1%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (6.6%)
  • Wood (2.5%)
  • Solar energy (0.8%)
  • Other fuel (0.6%)
  • No fuel used (0.4%)
  • Coal or coke (0.3%)
  • Electricity (54.1%)
  • Utility gas (23.6%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (15.1%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2.2%)
  • Solar energy (2.1%)
  • No fuel used (2.1%)
  • Wood (0.2%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 136
Here:

14.5%
Texas:

6.6%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 16
Here:

4.6%
Texas:

6.4%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 0
Here:

0.0%
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)

Brewster County government finances - Expenditure in 2002:

  • Construction - Housing & Community Development: $132,000
    General: $11,000
    Corrections - Other: $9,000
  • Current Operations - General Public Buildings: $596,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $479,000
    Corrections - Other: $445,000
    Police Protection: $441,000
    Regular Highways: $426,000
    Financial Administration: $309,000
    General - Other: $249,000
    Central Staff Services: $139,000
    Housing & Community Development: $72,000
    Health Services - Other: $70,000
    Welfare - Other: $27,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $17,000
    Parks & Recreation: $9,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $136,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Libraries: $40,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - General: $60,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Housing & Community Development: $211,000
    Health - Other: $57,000
    General - Other: $51,000
    Police Protection: $25,000
    General Public Building: $20,000
    Judicial: $10,000
    Corrections - Other: $6,000
    Central Staff: $5,000
    Natural Resource - Other: $2,000
    Regular Highways: $1,000
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $1,287,000

Brewster County government finances - Revenue in 2002:

  • Charges - All Other: $588,000
    Regular Highways: $69,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing & Community Development: $498,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $828,000
    Interest Earnings: $62,000
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $172,000
    Highways: $41,000
  • Tax - Property: $1,111,000
    Total General Sales: $329,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $280,000
    Other Selective Sales: $149,000
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $12,000
    NEC: $12,000

Brewster County government finances - Debt in 2002:

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $2,275,000
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $2,255,000
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $20,000

Brewster County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002:

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $168,000
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $1,946,000
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $24,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 177
  • Number of aged recipients: 47
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 130
  • Number of recipients under 18: 20
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 85
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 72
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 94
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 62
Brewster County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
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Brewster County Fatal accident statistics for 1995 - 2014
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Most common first names in Brewster County, TX among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John4575.6 years
Mary3778.1 years
James3475.3 years
William3378.2 years
Robert3374.4 years
George2478.5 years
Maria2484.6 years
Charles2276.8 years
Manuel2071.9 years
Ruth1780.9 years
Most common last names in Brewster County, TX among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith3175.3 years
Garcia2777.1 years
Rodriguez2474.3 years
Hernandez2173.2 years
Ramos2076.3 years
Molinar2072.3 years
Valenzuela2079.8 years
Fierro1873.6 years
Ramirez1775.4 years
Martinez1574.2 years
Businesses in Brewster County, TX
NameCountNameCount
Alco Stores1MasterBrand Cabinets3
AutoZone1RadioShack1
Best Western1SONIC Drive-In1
FedEx2True Value1
H&R Block1U-Haul1
Lane Furniture1UPS2

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