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Briscoe County, Texas (TX)

County population in 2019: 1,494 (all rural); it was 1,790 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 130
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 405
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 558
Renter-occupied apartments: 157 (it was 166 in 2000)
% of renters here:

23%
State:

36%

Land area: 900 sq. mi.

Water area: 1.3 sq. mi.

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

March 2019 cost of living index in Briscoe County: 78.9 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (15.7%), Educational, health and social services (15.7%), Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (14.7%), Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing (13.7%), Construction (10.8%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 36%
  • Government: 0%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 61%
  • Unpaid family work: 3%
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  • Races in Briscoe County, TX (2019)
    • 85047.5%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 53830.1%Hispanic or Latino
    • 643.6%Two or more races
    • 211.2%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 120.7%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
Median resident age:

47.1 years
Texas median age:

35.1 years
Males: 823  (55.1%)
Females: 671  (44.9%)
Average household size:
Briscoe County:

2.0 people
Texas:

3 people

Estimated median household income in 2019: $41,631 ($29,917 in 1999)
This county:

$41,631
Texas:

$64,034

Median contract rent in 2019 for apartments: $469 (lower quartile is $392, upper quartile is $675)
This county:

$469
State:

$929


Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $76,675 (it was $33,900 in 2000)
Briscoe:

$76,675
Texas:

$200,400
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $36,319 - $131,103
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $975
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $379

Institutionalized population: 0

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 0
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 0
  • Burglaries: 3
  • Thefts: 5
  • Auto thefts: 3

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 0
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 0
  • Burglaries: 8
  • Thefts: 8
  • Auto thefts: 5
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Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $913 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $758 (1.1%)

Distribution of median household income in Briscoe, TX in 2019
Distribution of house value in Briscoe, TX in 2019
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Briscoe, TX in 2019
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 15.1%
Briscoe County:

15.1%
Texas:

13.6%
(8.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 75.0% for Black residents, 22.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 60.9% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 37.0% for other race residents, 31.0% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2019: 47.1 years old
(Males: 45.7 years old, Females: 47.7 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 56.8 years old, Black residents: 50.6 years old, Asian residents: 15.4 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 36.7 years old, Other race residents: 27.5 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Briscoe County is $396 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $484 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $645 a month.

Cities in this county include: Silverton, Quitaque.

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Notable locations in this county outside city limits:

Notable locations in Briscoe County: Cedar Top Camp (A), Cottonwood Camp (B), Forks Windmill (C), Fuston Camp Windmill (D), Lower Wildcat Windmill (E), Lower Windmill (F), Middle Windmill (G), Oxbow Ranch (H), Red Camp (I), Tampico Siding (J), Upper Wildcat Windmill (K), Wind River Camp (L), Alto Vista Camp (M), Bridlebit Camp (N), Bob Wills Museum (O). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Dreamland Cemetery (1), Estelline Cemetery (2), Hulver Cemetery (3), Newlin Cemetery (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Finger Lake (A), Hancock Lake (B), Deep Lake (C), R A Tank (D), Timmons Tank (E), Old Cottonwood Tank (F), New Cottonwood Tank (G), Wildcat Tanks (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Rivers and creeks: Brushy Creek (A), Bitter Creek (B), Berkley Creek (C), Battle Creek (D), Bluff Creek (E), Antelope Creek (F), South Baylor Creek (G), Spring Creek (H), Oxbow Creek (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Neighboring counties: La Paz County, Arizona , Prentiss County, Mississippi , Donley County , Motley County , Parmer County , Randall County .

Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

5.5%
Texas:

8.0%

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

Current college students: 26
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 86.7%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 20.3%

Number of foreign born residents: 90 (25.2% naturalized citizens)

Briscoe County:

6.1%
Whole state:

17.1%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 62010 or later
  • 32000 to 2009
  • 621990 to 1999
  • 121980 to 1989
  • 211970 to 1979
  • 9Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 18.8 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 70.6%

Briscoe County marital status for males Briscoe County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 859
  • One, attached: 9
  • Two: 16
  • 3 or 4: 5
  • 5 to 9: 10
  • 10 to 19: 4
  • 50 or more: 1
  • Mobile homes: 112

Housing units in Briscoe County with a mortgage: 102 (2 second mortgage, 0 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 334

Here:

23.4% with mortgage
State:

56.1% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Briscoe County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant1,1176
Mainline Protestant2762
Catholic1552
Other2-
None87-
Briscoe 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: 1
Briscoe County:

6.79 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.



Number of convenience stores (with gas): 2
Briscoe County:

13.58 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 3
This county:

20.37 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.13 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Briscoe County:

11.9%
Texas:

8.9%

Adult obesity rate:
Briscoe County:

26.9%
State:

26.6%

Agriculture in Briscoe County:

Average size of farms: 1612 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $55,222
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $145.21
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 0.00%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 46.02%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $50,534
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 12.74%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 50.19%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $79,377
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 86.36%
Average age of principal farm operators: 59 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 4.58
All wheat for grain: 9852 harvested acres
Upland cotton: 26432 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 59 acres

Tornado activity:

Briscoe County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly below Texas state average. It is 4251931.3 times below overall U.S. average.
Tornadoes in this county have caused one fatality and one injury recorded between 1950 and 2004.
On 5/26/1978, a tornado killed one person

Earthquake activity:

Briscoe County-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Texas state average. It is 522% greater 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 104.5 miles away from Briscoe County center
On 9/3/2016 at 12:02:44, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 3.5 mi) earthquake occurred 279.2 miles away from the county center
On 11/6/2011 at 03:53:10, a magnitude 5.7 (5.7 MW, Depth: 3.2 mi) earthquake occurred 265.5 miles away from the county center
On 2/13/2016 at 17:07:06, a magnitude 5.1 (5.1 MW, Depth: 5.2 mi) earthquake occurred 200.4 miles away from the 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 315.3 miles away from Briscoe 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 182.1 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 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 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 Winter Storm, Incident Period: December 12, 2000 to January 15, 2001, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1356: January 08, 2001, FEMA Id: 1356, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • 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 Tornadoes, Windstorms, Flooding, Incident Period: May 13, 1970, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-286: May 13, 1970, FEMA Id: 286, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood, Wind

The number of natural disasters in Briscoe County (9) is smaller than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 4
Emergencies Declared: 4
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Briscoe

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 446 (71.1%)
  • Carpooled: 56 (8.9%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 2 (0.3%)
  • Bicycle: 14 (2.2%)
  • Walked: 12 (1.9%)
  • Worked at home: 103 (16.4%)
Class of Workers in 2019
Most common industries in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2019


  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Health care and social assistance (13%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Public administration (4%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (4%)
  • Manufacturing (3%)

Most common industries for females in 2019


  • Retail trade (22%)
  • Health care and social assistance (21%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Finance and insurance (8%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Manufacturing (5%)

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


  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (17%)
  • Management occupations (15%)
  • Sales and related occupations (13%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (7%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (6%)
  • Production occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (5%)

Most common occupations for females in 2019


  • Office and administrative support occupations (25%)
  • Educational instruction, and library occupations (11%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (9%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (8%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (7%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Mexico (72%)
  • El Salvador (11%)
  • Honduras (8%)
  • Other Northern America (6%)
  • Sweden (0%)
  • United Kingdom, excluding England and Scotland (0%)
  • England (0%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Briscoe County


  • English (11%)
  • Irish (8%)
  • German (6%)
  • American (5%)
  • African (2%)
  • European (2%)
  • Scotch-Irish (2%)

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $60,888.

6.10% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($38,375 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.10%
Texas average:

7.43%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
6.10% relocated from other counties in Texas ($38,375 average AGI)
10 or fewer of this county's residents relocated from other states.
Residents relocating <b>from</b> other counties or countries


6.98% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($33,108 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.98%
Texas average:

7.26%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
6.98% relocated to other counties in Texas ($33,108 average AGI)
10 or fewer of this county's residents relocated to other states.
Residents relocating <b>to</b> other counties or countries

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 13.6
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 12.3

Births per 1000 population in Briscoe County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 14.0
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 11.0
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2019: 5.6

Deaths per 1000 population in Briscoe County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 7.9
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 4.9

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Briscoe County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2018: 26.7%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2018: 20.1%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Briscoe County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Briscoe County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Briscoe County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Briscoe County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Briscoe County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Briscoe County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 381 (352 aged, 29 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 102 (31%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 27%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 28%

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 730
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 912
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 61

Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 61

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 61

Household type by relationship:

Households: 1,494
  • Male householders: 357 (91 living alone), Female householders: 262 (103 living alone)
  • 308 spouses (308 opposite-sex spouses), 49 unmarried partners, (49 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 383 children (335 natural, 14 adopted, 34 stepchildren), 28 grandchildren, 0 brothers or sisters, 9 parents, 2 foster children, 0 other relatives, 93 non-relatives

Size of family households: 211 2-persons, 90 3-persons, 52 4-persons, 13 5-persons, 13 6-persons, 1 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 194 1-person, 37 2-persons, 7 5-persons.

115 married couples with children.
76 single-parent households (26 men, 50 women).

76.1% of residents of Briscoe speak English at home.
23.9% of residents speak Spanish at home (78% speak English very well, 6% speak English well, 14% speak English not well, 2% don't speak English at all).
0.8% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (100% speak English well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $26,348,000 ($15,354 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $344,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $4,936,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $4,341,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $10,567,000
Federal grants: $5,685,000
Federal procurement contracts: $276,000 ($160,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $544,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $973,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $258,000
Federal Government insurance: $7,714,000

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

Births: 104
Here:

63 per 1000 residents
State:

85 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 105
Here:

64 per 1000 residents
State:

35 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +4
Here:

+2 per 1000 residents
State:

+29 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -143
Here -87 per 1000 residents
State +10 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Briscoe County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 0.98 millions of gallons per day (17% from ground, 83% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.1
State:

6.3

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.8
State:

4.1

Year house built in Briscoe County, Texas
  • Year house built in Briscoe County, Texas
  • 152014 or later
  • 72010 to 2013
  • 452000 to 2009
  • 411990 to 1999
  • 441980 to 1989
  • 1381970 to 1979
  • 1521960 to 1969
  • 2751950 to 1959
  • 1751940 to 1949
  • 1121939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Briscoe County, Texas
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Briscoe County, Texas
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Briscoe County, Texas
  • 01 room
  • 02 rooms
  • 123 rooms
  • 474 rooms
  • 1035 rooms
  • 906 rooms
  • 857 rooms
  • 608 rooms
  • 319+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Briscoe County, Texas
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Briscoe County, Texas
  • 31 room
  • 52 rooms
  • 193 rooms
  • 454 rooms
  • 675 rooms
  • 316 rooms
  • 107 rooms
  • 88 rooms
  • 09+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Briscoe County, Texas
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Briscoe County, Texas
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Briscoe County, Texas
  • 0no bedroom
  • 21 bedroom
  • 902 bedrooms
  • 2643 bedrooms
  • 614 bedrooms
  • 105+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Briscoe County, Texas
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Briscoe County, Texas
  • 3no bedroom
  • 71 bedroom
  • 1002 bedrooms
  • 723 bedrooms
  • 44 bedrooms
  • 05+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Briscoe County, Texas in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Briscoe County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Briscoe County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 15no vehicle
  • 861 vehicle
  • 1802 vehicles
  • 973 vehicles
  • 414 vehicles
  • 115+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Briscoe County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Briscoe County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 12no vehicle
  • 1001 vehicle
  • 532 vehicles
  • 223 vehicles
  • 44 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles

86.6% of Briscoe County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 22% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 70% lived in Texas.

Briscoe County:

86.6%
State average:

84.4%

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

  • This state: 1,114
  • Other state: 280
  • Northeast: 12
  • Midwest: 61
  • South: 98
  • West: 109
Year householders moved into unit in Briscoe County, TX
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Briscoe County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 58.3%Utility gas
  • 34.1%Electricity
  • 6.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.4%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 67.6%Utility gas
  • 24.9%Electricity
  • 7.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 3
Here:

2.5%
Texas:

7.0%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 0
Here:

0.0%
Texas:

6.6%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 0
Here:

0.0%
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

Briscoe County government finances - Expenditure in 2017:

  • Charges - Other: $327,000
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $1,311,000
    Central Staff Services: $276,000
    Regular Highways: $222,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $201,000
    Police Protection: $198,000
    Correctional Institutions: $181,000
    General Public Buildings: $80,000
    Libraries: $72,000
    Financial Administration: $67,000
    Local Fire Protection: $15,000
    Corrections - Other: $11,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $5,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $4,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $123,000
    Local Fire Protection: $39,000
    Police Protection: $25,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $616,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $32,000
    Other: $24,000
  • Tax - Property: $1,682,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,311,000

Briscoe County government finances - Revenue in 2017:

  • Charges - Other: $327,000
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $1,311,000
    Central Staff Services: $276,000
    Regular Highways: $222,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $201,000
    Police Protection: $198,000
    Correctional Institutions: $181,000
    General Public Buildings: $80,000
    Libraries: $72,000
    Financial Administration: $67,000
    Local Fire Protection: $15,000
    Corrections - Other: $11,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $5,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $4,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $123,000
    Local Fire Protection: $39,000
    Police Protection: $25,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $616,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $32,000
    Other: $24,000
  • Tax - Property: $1,682,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,311,000

Briscoe County government finances - Debt in 2017:

  • Charges - Other: $327,000
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $1,311,000
    Central Staff Services: $276,000
    Regular Highways: $222,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $201,000
    Police Protection: $198,000
    Correctional Institutions: $181,000
    General Public Buildings: $80,000
    Libraries: $72,000
    Financial Administration: $67,000
    Local Fire Protection: $15,000
    Corrections - Other: $11,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $5,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $4,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $123,000
    Local Fire Protection: $39,000
    Police Protection: $25,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $616,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $32,000
    Other: $24,000
  • Tax - Property: $1,682,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,311,000

Briscoe County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017:

  • Charges - Other: $327,000
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $1,311,000
    Central Staff Services: $276,000
    Regular Highways: $222,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $201,000
    Police Protection: $198,000
    Correctional Institutions: $181,000
    General Public Buildings: $80,000
    Libraries: $72,000
    Financial Administration: $67,000
    Local Fire Protection: $15,000
    Corrections - Other: $11,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $5,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $4,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $123,000
    Local Fire Protection: $39,000
    Police Protection: $25,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $616,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $32,000
    Other: $24,000
  • Tax - Property: $1,682,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,311,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 45
  • Number of aged recipients: 16
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 29
  • Number of recipients under 18: 0
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 0
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 24
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 29
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 14
Most common first names in Briscoe County, TX among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William2079.0 years
James1977.7 years
Mary1884.1 years
John1578.3 years
Henry1077.2 years
Joe977.8 years
Willie869.3 years
Frank768.9 years
Ruby780.7 years
George774.0 years
Most common last names in Briscoe County, TX among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith1280.7 years
Brown1179.4 years
Hamilton975.0 years
Burson983.6 years
Arnold872.1 years
Tiffin878.4 years
Davis871.9 years
Payne866.7 years
Owens769.2 years
Mayfield779.4 years

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