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Briscoe County, Texas (TX)

County population in 2016: 1,728 (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).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Briscoe County: 79.2 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Retail trade (18.8%), Transportation and warehousing,and utilities (12.5%), Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (12.5%), Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (10.9%), Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing (10.9%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 44%
  • Government: 5%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 47%
  • Unpaid family work: 5%
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Races in Briscoe County, Texas:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (62.0%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (31.8%)
  • Two or more races (3.7%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (2.0%)
Median resident age:

43.6 years
Texas median age:

34.5 years
Males: 877  (50.8%)
Females: 851  (49.2%)
Average household size:
Briscoe County:

2.0 people
Texas:

3 people

Estimated median household income in 2016: $41,741 ($29,917 in 1999)
This county:

$41,741
Texas:

$56,565

Median contract rent in 2016 for apartments: $449 (lower quartile is $313, upper quartile is $635)
This county:

$449
State:

$809


Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $72,205 (it was $33,900 in 2000)
Briscoe:

$72,205
Texas:

$161,500
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $36,788 - $141,013
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $856
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $325

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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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $999 (1.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $767 (1.2%)

Briscoe County household income distribution in 2013 Briscoe County home values distribution in 2013 Briscoe County contract rent distribution in 2013
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 13.5%
Briscoe County:

13.5%
Texas:

15.6%
(5.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 39.5% for Black residents, 26.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 85.7% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents)

Median age of residents in 2016: 43.6 years old
(Males: 41.5 years old, Females: 44.8 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 50.2 years old, Black residents: 46.6 years old, Asian residents: 14.9 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 30.6 years old, Other race residents: 28.6 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 September 2015:
Here:

3.9%
Texas:

3.5%

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

Current college students: 26
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 77.8%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 23.6%

Number of foreign born residents: 202 (19.6% naturalized citizens)

Briscoe County:

11.7%
Whole state:

17.0%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 172010 or later
  • 352000 to 2009
  • 871990 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: 892
  • One, attached: 3
  • Two: 27
  • 3 or 4: 2
  • 5 to 9: 5
  • 10 to 19: 4
  • 50 or more: 3
  • Mobile homes: 97

Housing units in Briscoe County with a mortgage: 140 (2 second mortgage, 0 home equity loan, 1 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 399

Here:

26.0% with mortgage
State:

57.8% 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 37% 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 104.5 miles away from Briscoe 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 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 182.1 miles away from the county center
On 2/15/1974 at 13:33:49, a magnitude 4.6 (4.5 MB, 4.6 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 143.4 miles away from the county center
On 8/10/2005 at 22:08:22, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 258.8 miles away from Briscoe County center
On 8/17/2000 at 01:08:05, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 69.9 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 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 (8) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 4
Emergencies Declared: 4
Class of Workers in 2016
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2016


  • Educational services (17%)
  • Health care and social assistance (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (2%)
  • Manufacturing (2%)

Most common industries for females in 2016


  • Educational services (25%)
  • Health care and social assistance (15%)
  • Accommodation and food services (15%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Public administration (12%)
  • Other services, except public administration (3%)
  • Manufacturing (3%)

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


  • Management occupations (17%)
  • Production occupations (13%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (12%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (11%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (11%)
  • Sales and related occupations (7%)
  • Transportation occupations (6%)

Most common occupations for females in 2016


  • Education, training, and library occupations (21%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (17%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (13%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Mexico (84%)
  • El Salvador (5%)
  • Honduras (4%)
  • Portugal (3%)
  • Ethiopia (0%)
  • Denmark (0%)
  • Norway (0%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Briscoe County


  • Irish (9%)
  • English (9%)
  • German (5%)
  • American (5%)
  • French (except Basque) (4%)
  • Scotch-Irish (3%)
  • Norwegian (1%)

Briscoe County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 421 (74.8%)
  • Carpooled: 39 (6.9%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 1 (0.2%)
  • Bicycle: 6 (1.1%)
  • Walked: 29 (5.2%)
  • Worked at home: 70 (12.4%)
Owners and renters by unit type
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 2014: 5.4

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 2013: 39.3%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 27.4%
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: 1,728
  • In family households: 1,472 (250 male householders, 260 female householders)
    396 spouses, 448 children (416 natural, 13 adopted, 19 stepchildren), 28 grandchildren, 4 brothers or sisters, 15 parents, 23 other relatives, 40 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 256 (125 male householders (100 living alone)), 80 female householders (80 living alone)), 50 nonrelatives

Size of family households: 265 2-persons, 97 3-persons, 103 4-persons, 16 5-persons, 24 6-persons, 3 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 181 1-person, 17 2-persons, 5 5-persons.

247 married couples with children.
81 single-parent households (18 men, 63 women).

76.4% of residents of Briscoe speak English at home.
23.3% of residents speak Spanish at home (47% speak English very well, 14% speak English well, 33% speak English not well, 6% don't speak English at all).
0.2% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (100% speak English well).
0.1% of residents speak other language at home (100% speak English very 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:

5.9
State:

6.2

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

5.2
State:

4.1

Year house built in Briscoe County, Texas
  • Year house built in Briscoe County, Texas
  • 02014 or later
  • 02010 to 2013
  • 572000 to 2009
  • 331990 to 1999
  • 431980 to 1989
  • 1731970 to 1979
  • 1211960 to 1969
  • 2731950 to 1959
  • 1911940 to 1949
  • 1231939 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
  • 53 rooms
  • 374 rooms
  • 1685 rooms
  • 1276 rooms
  • 807 rooms
  • 748 rooms
  • 389+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Briscoe County, Texas
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Briscoe County, Texas
  • 41 room
  • 02 rooms
  • 133 rooms
  • 194 rooms
  • 795 rooms
  • 326 rooms
  • 137 rooms
  • 68 rooms
  • 159+ 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
  • 31 bedroom
  • 672 bedrooms
  • 3293 bedrooms
  • 1144 bedrooms
  • 165+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Briscoe County, Texas
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Briscoe County, Texas
  • 4no bedroom
  • 91 bedroom
  • 412 bedrooms
  • 1173 bedrooms
  • 134 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
  • 6no vehicle
  • 1291 vehicle
  • 2102 vehicles
  • 1373 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
  • 23no vehicle
  • 661 vehicle
  • 762 vehicles
  • 143 vehicles
  • 44 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles

89.9% of Briscoe 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, 17% lived in Texas.

Briscoe County:

89.9%
State average:

84.1%

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

  • This state: 1,241
  • Other state: 274
  • Northeast: 2
  • Midwest: 37
  • South: 133
  • West: 105
Year Householders Moved Into Unit
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Briscoe County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 54.4%Utility gas
  • 31.1%Electricity
  • 7.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 3.8%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.6%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 63.2%Utility gas
  • 23.6%Electricity
  • 4.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 3.3%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 0
Here:

0.0%
Texas:

6.6%

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

0.0%
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 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 2012:

  • Charges - Other: $9,000
    Regular Highways: $1,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $317,000
    Police Protection: $158,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $153,000
    General - Other: $144,000
    Financial Administration: $65,000
    Central Staff Services: $62,000
    General Public Buildings: $61,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $34,000
    Local Fire Protection: $16,000
    Health - Other: $3,000
    Libraries: $3,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Financial Administration: $33,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Judicial and Legal Services: $28,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $2,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $103,000
    Interest Earnings: $30,000
    General Revenue - Other: $6,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General Public Building: $2,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,400,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $137,000
    Highways: $20,000
  • Tax - Property: $775,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $167,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $434,000

Briscoe County government finances - Revenue in 2012:

  • Charges - Other: $9,000
    Regular Highways: $1,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $317,000
    Police Protection: $158,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $153,000
    General - Other: $144,000
    Financial Administration: $65,000
    Central Staff Services: $62,000
    General Public Buildings: $61,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $34,000
    Local Fire Protection: $16,000
    Health - Other: $3,000
    Libraries: $3,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Financial Administration: $33,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Judicial and Legal Services: $28,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $2,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $103,000
    Interest Earnings: $30,000
    General Revenue - Other: $6,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General Public Building: $2,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,400,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $137,000
    Highways: $20,000
  • Tax - Property: $775,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $167,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $434,000

Briscoe County government finances - Debt in 2012:

  • Charges - Other: $9,000
    Regular Highways: $1,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $317,000
    Police Protection: $158,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $153,000
    General - Other: $144,000
    Financial Administration: $65,000
    Central Staff Services: $62,000
    General Public Buildings: $61,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $34,000
    Local Fire Protection: $16,000
    Health - Other: $3,000
    Libraries: $3,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Financial Administration: $33,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Judicial and Legal Services: $28,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $2,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $103,000
    Interest Earnings: $30,000
    General Revenue - Other: $6,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General Public Building: $2,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,400,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $137,000
    Highways: $20,000
  • Tax - Property: $775,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $167,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $434,000

Briscoe County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012:

  • Charges - Other: $9,000
    Regular Highways: $1,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $317,000
    Police Protection: $158,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $153,000
    General - Other: $144,000
    Financial Administration: $65,000
    Central Staff Services: $62,000
    General Public Buildings: $61,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $34,000
    Local Fire Protection: $16,000
    Health - Other: $3,000
    Libraries: $3,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Financial Administration: $33,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Judicial and Legal Services: $28,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $2,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $103,000
    Interest Earnings: $30,000
    General Revenue - Other: $6,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General Public Building: $2,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,400,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $137,000
    Highways: $20,000
  • Tax - Property: $775,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $167,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $434,000

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
Briscoe County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
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Briscoe County Fatal accident statistics for 1995 - 2014
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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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  • #52 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest number of deaths per 1000 residents 2007-2013"