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Brooks County, Texas (TX)

County population in 2016: 7,459 (68% urban, 32% rural); it was 7,976 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 443
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 1,386
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 1,981
Renter-occupied apartments: 813 (it was 730 in 2000)
% of renters here:

27%
State:

36%

Land area: 943 sq. mi.

Water area: 0.3 sq. mi.

Population density: 8 people per square mile   (very low).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Brooks County: 79.4 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Educational, health and social services (48.8%), Transportation and warehousing,and utilities (26.3%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 50%
  • Government: 0%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 50%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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Races in Brooks County, Texas:

  • Hispanic or Latino (94.7%)
  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (5.2%)
Median resident age:

31.8 years
Texas median age:

34.5 years
Males: 3,830  (51.4%)
Females: 3,629  (48.6%)

Brooks County,TX real estate house value trend


Average household size:
Brooks County:

2.0 people
Texas:

3 people
Estimated median household income in 2016: $25,749 ($18,622 in 1999)

This county:

$25,749
Texas:

$56,565

Median contract rent in 2016 for apartments: $366 (lower quartile is $233, upper quartile is $554)
This county:

$366
State:

$809


Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $64,509 (it was $33,000 in 2000)
Brooks:

$64,509
Texas:

$161,500
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $31,346 - $91,860
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,025
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $328

Institutionalized population: 67

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: 4
  • Thefts: 13
  • Auto thefts: 1

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 0
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 0
  • Burglaries: 12
  • Thefts: 16
  • Auto thefts: 0
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2007: 6 buildings, average cost: $83,700
  • 2008: 6 buildings, average cost: $95,100
  • 2009: 4 buildings, average cost: $95,100
  • 2010: 3 buildings, average cost: $95,100
  • 2011: 0 buildings
  • 2012: 0 buildings
  • 2013: 0 buildings
  • 2014: 0 buildings
Number of permits per 10,000 Brooks, TX residents
Average permit cost in Brooks, TX
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: $1,120 (1.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $601 (1.1%)

Brooks County household income distribution in 2013 Brooks County home values distribution in 2013 Brooks County contract rent distribution in 2013
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 32.5%
Brooks County:

32.5%
Texas:

15.6%
(12.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 80.0% for Black residents, 33.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 5.4% for American Indian residents, 17.4% for other race residents, 40.0% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2016: 31.8 years old
(Males: 27.2 years old, Females: 36.0 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 44.4 years old, Black residents: 24.9 years old, American Indian residents: 23.2 years old, Asian residents: 4.5 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 31.4 years old, Other race residents: 42.7 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Brooks County is $432 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $484 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $692 a month.

Cities in this county include: Falfurrias, Cantu Addition, Encino, Flowella, Airport Road Addition.

Brooks 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: Charlotte County, Florida , Hardee County, Florida , Martin County, Florida , Palm Beach County, Florida , Kleberg County .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

10.3%
Texas:

4.4%

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

Current college students: 280
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 70.3%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 14.9%

Number of foreign born residents: 603 (14.8% naturalized citizens)

Brooks County:

8.1%
Whole state:

17.0%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 3522010 or later
  • 1272000 to 2009
  • 251990 to 1999
  • 1591980 to 1989
  • 941970 to 1979
  • 167Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 18.3 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 76.9%

Brooks County marital status for males Brooks County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 2,448
  • One, attached: 35
  • Two: 112
  • 3 or 4: 25
  • 5 to 9: 26
  • 10 to 19: 91
  • 50 or more: 10
  • Mobile homes: 368

Housing units in Brooks County with a mortgage: 332 (0 second mortgage, 4 home equity loan, 6 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 1,045

Here:

99.7% with mortgage
State:

57.8% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Brooks County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic5,0912
Evangelical Protestant67911
Mainline Protestant1822
Other-1
None1,271-
Brooks 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
Brooks County:

1.33 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.


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

3.98 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.11 / 10,000 pop.

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

5.30 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 9
This county:

11.93 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.13 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Brooks County:

9.8%
Texas:

8.9%

Adult obesity rate:
Brooks County:

26.2%
State:

26.6%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

17.4%
State:

15.7%

Agriculture in Brooks County:

Average size of farms: 1253 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $21,575
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $41.17
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: 96.35%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $27,703
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 1.53%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 10.07%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $30,620
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 90.03%
Average age of principal farm operators: 61 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 6.37
Land in orchards: 154 acres

Earthquake activity:

Brooks County-area historical earthquake activity is below Texas state average. It is 84% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/9/1993 at 12:29:19, a magnitude 4.3 (4.1 MB, 4.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 118.5 miles away from Brooks 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, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 382.5 miles away from the county center
On 5/23/2007 at 19:09:15, a magnitude 5.6 (5.4 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.6 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 378.5 miles away from the county center
On 3/24/1997 at 22:31:34, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 43.7 miles away from the county center
On 4/7/2008 at 09:51:12, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 MB, 3.9 MW, 3.8 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 126.3 miles away from Brooks County center
On 7/20/1991 at 23:38:19, a magnitude 3.6 (3.4 LG, 3.6 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 125.5 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • Texas Tropical Storm Alex, Incident Period: June 27, 2010 to August 14, 2010, Emergency Declared EM-3313: June 29, 2010, FEMA Id: 3313, Natural disaster type: Tropical Storm
  • Texas Hurricane Ike, Incident Period: September 07, 2008 to September 26, 2008, Emergency Declared EM-3294: September 10, 2008, FEMA Id: 3294, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Texas Hurricane Gustav, Incident Period: August 27, 2008 to September 07, 2008, Emergency Declared EM-3290: August 29, 2008, FEMA Id: 3290, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Texas Hurricane Dolly, Incident Period: July 22, 2008 to August 01, 2008, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1780: July 24, 2008, FEMA Id: 1780, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Texas Encino Fire, Incident Period: March 19, 2008 to March 23, 2008, Fire Management Assistance Declared: March 19, 2008, FEMA Id: 2755, Natural disaster type: Fire
  • Texas Burns Ranch Fire, Incident Period: March 18, 2008 to March 23, 2008, Fire Management Assistance Declared: March 19, 2008, FEMA Id: 2754, 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 Dean, Incident Period: August 17, 2007 to September 05, 2007, Emergency Declared EM-3277: August 18, 2007, FEMA Id: 3277, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • 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
  • 5 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Brooks County (15) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 7

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 10, Fires: 3, Flood: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Class of Workers in 2016
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2016


  • Health care and social assistance (28%)
  • Educational services (19%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Construction (5%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (3%)

Most common industries for females in 2016


  • Health care and social assistance (31%)
  • Educational services (21%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Public administration (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Construction (5%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (3%)

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


  • Construction and extraction occupations (14%)
  • Transportation occupations (11%)
  • Sales and related occupations (11%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (10%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (9%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)

Most common occupations for females in 2016


  • Healthcare support occupations (18%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (16%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (12%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (9%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (7%)

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents


  • Mexico (59%)
  • El Salvador (19%)
  • Guatemala (8%)
  • Honduras (6%)
  • Russia (2%)
  • Nicaragua (1%)
  • Iran (1%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Brooks County


  • American (0%)
  • English (0%)
  • Russian (0%)
  • German (0%)
  • Irish (0%)
  • Polish (0%)
  • Scottish (0%)

Brooks County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 2,145 (77.4%)
  • Carpooled: 407 (14.7%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 31 (1.1%)
  • Walked: 96 (3.5%)
  • Worked at home: 81 (2.9%)
Owners and renters by unit type
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders
63 people in nursing homes
9 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
51 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
16 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $32,352.

5.49% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($29,752 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.49%
Texas average:

7.14%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
4.97% relocated from other counties in Texas ($28,277 average AGI)
0.52% relocated from other states ($1,474 average AGI)
Brooks County:

0.52%
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 Jim Wells County, TX  0.96% ($27,125 average AGI)
from Nueces County, TX  0.96% ($22,583)
from Kleberg County, TX  0.88% ($27,409)
from Hidalgo County, TX  0.52% ($32,692)


6.91% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($27,606 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.91%
Texas average:

6.69%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
6.12% relocated to other counties in Texas ($24,640 average AGI)
0.79% relocated to other states ($2,966 average AGI)
Brooks County:

0.79%
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 Jim Wells County, TX  1.50% ($25,053 average AGI)
to Nueces County, TX  1.14% ($35,138)
to Kleberg County, TX  0.83% ($29,952)
to Hidalgo County, TX  0.55% ($35,143)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 18.7
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 17.9

Births per 1000 population in Brooks County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 9.8
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 9.1
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 11.5

Deaths per 1000 population in Brooks County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 6.6
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 1.1

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Brooks County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 24.9%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 11.0%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Brooks County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Brooks County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Brooks County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Brooks County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Brooks County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Brooks County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 1,427 (1,175 aged, 252 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 177 (8%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

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

  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (199)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (88)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (22)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 31%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 32%

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,834
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 598

Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 117

EPA green book nonattainment status in 2004-2006: 1
Crimes per 100,000 population in 1996: 1

Household type by relationship:

Households: 7,459
  • In family households: 6,391 (704 male householders, 805 female householders)
    885 spouses, 2,879 children (2,758 natural, 23 adopted, 96 stepchildren), 323 grandchildren, 111 brothers or sisters, 140 parents, 111 other relatives, 447 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 623 (260 male householders (240 living alone)), 316 female householders (304 living alone)), 43 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 436

Size of family households: 568 2-persons, 338 3-persons, 251 4-persons, 263 5-persons, 60 6-persons, 22 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 545 1-person, 31 2-persons.

702 married couples with children.
742 single-parent households (250 men, 492 women).

33.2% of residents of Brooks speak English at home.
67.6% of residents speak Spanish at home (69% speak English very well, 19% speak English well, 7% speak English not well, 5% don't speak English at all).
0.1% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (100% speak English very well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $73,980,000 ($9,542 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $707,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $16,600,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $14,609,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $934,000
Federal grants: $34,202,000
Federal procurement contracts: $388,000 ($155,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $7,247,000 ($101,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $383,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $451,000
Federal Government insurance: $16,124,000

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

Births: 705
Here:

92 per 1000 residents
State:

85 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 358
Here:

47 per 1000 residents
State:

35 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +17
Here:

+2 per 1000 residents
State:

+29 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -638
Here -83 per 1000 residents
State +10 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Brooks County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 1.49 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.3
State:

6.2

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.2
State:

4.1

Year house built in Brooks County, Texas
  • Year house built in Brooks County, Texas
  • 02014 or later
  • 132010 to 2013
  • 4522000 to 2009
  • 2011990 to 1999
  • 5801980 to 1989
  • 3281970 to 1979
  • 4201960 to 1969
  • 5871950 to 1959
  • 2871940 to 1949
  • 1661939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Brooks County, Texas
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Brooks County, Texas
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Brooks County, Texas
  • 281 room
  • 332 rooms
  • 703 rooms
  • 2224 rooms
  • 3925 rooms
  • 2506 rooms
  • 1617 rooms
  • 1688 rooms
  • 239+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Brooks County, Texas
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Brooks County, Texas
  • 471 room
  • 202 rooms
  • 1333 rooms
  • 2344 rooms
  • 2085 rooms
  • 626 rooms
  • 257 rooms
  • 08 rooms
  • 09+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Brooks County, Texas
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Brooks County, Texas
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Brooks County, Texas
  • 26no bedroom
  • 1031 bedroom
  • 2592 bedrooms
  • 7733 bedrooms
  • 1614 bedrooms
  • 165+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Brooks County, Texas
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Brooks County, Texas
  • 46no bedroom
  • 601 bedroom
  • 2802 bedrooms
  • 3453 bedrooms
  • 04 bedrooms
  • 05+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Brooks County, Texas in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Brooks County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Brooks County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 72no vehicle
  • 3981 vehicle
  • 6082 vehicles
  • 2033 vehicles
  • 364 vehicles
  • 255+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Brooks County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Brooks County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 129no vehicle
  • 3751 vehicle
  • 2002 vehicles
  • 123 vehicles
  • 04 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles

77.8% of Brooks 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.

Brooks County:

77.8%
State average:

84.1%

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

  • This state: 6,570
  • Other state: 254
  • Northeast: 9
  • Midwest: 95
  • South: 73
  • West: 75
Year Householders Moved Into Unit
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Brooks County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 78.0%Electricity
  • 14.2%Utility gas
  • 3.8%Other fuel
  • 2.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.0%No fuel used
  • 0.7%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 80.6%Electricity
  • 15.0%Utility gas
  • 2.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.1%Other fuel
  • 0.8%No fuel used

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 38
Here:

5.0%
Texas:

6.6%

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

4.1%
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

Brooks County government finances - Expenditure in 2002:

  • Current Operations - Judicial and Legal Services: $994,000
    Police Protection: $860,000
    Regular Highways: $836,000
    Housing & Community Development: $669,000
    Financial Administration: $561,000
    Corrections - Other: $525,000
    General - Other: $525,000
    Health Services - Other: $273,000
    Central Staff Services: $260,000
    Welfare - Other: $244,000
    General Public Buildings: $189,000
    Fire Protection: $34,000
    Air Transportation: $29,000
    Libraries: $4,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $3,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $31,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $123,000
    General Public Building: $79,000
    General - Other: $29,000
    Corrections - Other: $15,000
    Judicial: $6,000
    Air Transportation: $5,000
    Regular Highways: $3,000
    Financial Administration: $1,000
    Central Staff: $1,000
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $2,082,000

Brooks County government finances - Revenue in 2002:

  • Charges - All Other: $268,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $225,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $1,843,000
    Interest Earnings: $120,000
    Rents: $57,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Housing & Community Development: $604,000
    All Other: $117,000
  • Tax - Property: $3,267,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $215,000
    NEC: $8,000

Brooks County government finances - Debt in 2002:

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $518,000
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Other NEC: $40,000
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $141,000
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $417,000

Brooks County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002:

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $1,073,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 637
  • Number of aged recipients: 142
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 495
  • Number of recipients under 18: 90
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 304
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 243
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 313
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 244
Brooks County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
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Vehicles involved in fatal accidents
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Brooks County Fatal accident statistics for 1995 - 2014
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Most common first names in Brooks County, TX among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Maria6976.9 years
Jose6670.1 years
Guadalupe3879.3 years
Manuel3476.7 years
Jesus2771.1 years
Juan2369.6 years
Ramon1872.9 years
Santos1778.0 years
John1774.4 years
James1574.0 years
Most common last names in Brooks County, TX among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Garcia12474.1 years
Garza11975.0 years
Perez7373.2 years
Gonzalez6575.0 years
Lopez5977.7 years
Villarreal5677.4 years
Hinojosa3775.0 years
Rodriguez3572.6 years
Guerra3577.7 years
Martinez3475.0 years
Businesses in Brooks County, TX
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1H&R Block1
Best Western1Holiday Inn1
Burger King1McDonald's1
Church's Chicken1Nike1
Days Inn1Walmart1

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