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Brooks County, Texas (TX)

County population in 2019: 7,326 (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).

March 2019 cost of living index in Brooks County: 79.1 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Educational, health and social services (31.0%), Transportation and warehousing,and utilities (24.1%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 33%
  • Government: 0%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 67%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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  • Races in Brooks County, TX (2019)
    • 6,88986.4%Hispanic or Latino
    • 4806.0%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 180.2%Two or more races
Median resident age:

30.1 years
Texas median age:

35.1 years
Males: 3,902  (53.3%)
Females: 3,424  (46.7%)
Average household size:
Brooks County:

2.0 people
Texas:

3 people

Estimated median household income in 2019: $29,322 ($18,622 in 1999)
This county:

$29,322
Texas:

$64,034

Median contract rent in 2019 for apartments: $381 (lower quartile is $262, upper quartile is $643)
This county:

$381
State:

$929


Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $78,766 (it was $33,000 in 2000)
Brooks:

$78,766
Texas:

$200,400
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $35,166 - $98,272
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,169
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $325

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
Brooks County, TX map from a distance

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 0 buildings
  • 1998: 0 buildings
  • 1999: 1 building, cost: $44,000
  • 2000: 3 buildings, average cost: $37,000
  • 2001: 2 buildings, average cost: $28,900
  • 2002: 2 buildings, average cost: $28,900
  • 2003: 2 buildings, average cost: $85,000
  • 2004: 2 buildings, average cost: $85,000
  • 2005: 3 buildings, average cost: $113,800
  • 2006: 3 buildings, average cost: $113,800
  • 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
  • 2015: 0 buildings
  • 2016: 1 building, cost: $50,000
  • 2017: 2 buildings, average cost: $105,000
  • 2018: 1 building, cost: $110,000
  • 2019: 1 building, cost: $110,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Brooks, TX residents
Average permit cost in Brooks, TX
Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $1,485 (1.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $516 (0.7%)

Distribution of median household income in Brooks, TX in 2019
Distribution of house value in Brooks, TX in 2019
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Brooks, TX in 2019
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 38.3%
Brooks County:

38.3%
Texas:

13.6%
(43.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 95.9% for Black residents, 37.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 14.3% for American Indian residents, 23.5% for other race residents, 18.6% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2019: 30.1 years old
(Males: 27.2 years old, Females: 34.6 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 35.5 years old, Black residents: 8.7 years old, American Indian residents: 24.7 years old, Asian residents: 4.6 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 29.4 years old, Other race residents: 48.6 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 November 2020:
Here:

12.4%
Texas:

8.0%

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

Current college students: 280
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 69.1%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 16.1%

Number of foreign born residents: 717 (13.7% naturalized citizens)

Brooks County:

9.8%
Whole state:

17.1%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 3062010 or later
  • 2122000 to 2009
  • 311990 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: 2,503
  • One, attached: 25
  • Two: 96
  • 3 or 4: 16
  • 5 to 9: 14
  • 10 to 19: 95
  • 50 or more: 46
  • Mobile homes: 363
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 32

Housing units in Brooks County with a mortgage: 284 (0 second mortgage, 0 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 1,079

Here:

99.6% with mortgage
State:

56.1% 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 above Texas state average. It is 50% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/20/2011 at 12:24:41, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 122.4 miles away from Brooks County center
On 4/9/1993 at 12:29:19, a magnitude 4.3 (4.1 MB, 4.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 118.5 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, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 382.5 miles away from the county center
On 4/25/2010 at 02:10:42, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 MB, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 47.6 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) earthquake occurred 43.7 miles away from Brooks County center
On 5/1/2018 at 16:28:56, a magnitude 4.0 (4.0 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 128.5 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 Covid-19 Pandemic, Incident Period: January 20, 2020, FEMA Id: 4485, Natural disaster type: Other
  • 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
  • 6 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Brooks County (16) is near the US average (15).
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, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Brooks

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 2,212 (81.6%)
  • Carpooled: 305 (11.3%)
  • Bus: 1 (0.0%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 20 (0.7%)
  • Walked: 126 (4.6%)
  • Worked at home: 29 (1.1%)
Class of Workers in 2019
Most common industries in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (28%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (3%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (3%)

Most common industries for females in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (36%)
  • Educational services (20%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Public administration (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (4%)

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


  • Sales and related occupations (16%)
  • Material moving occupations (12%)
  • Educational instruction, and library occupations (12%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (11%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (8%)
  • Production occupations (7%)
  • Transportation occupations (5%)

Most common occupations for females in 2019


  • Healthcare support occupations (23%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (16%)
  • Educational instruction, and library occupations (12%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (9%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (6%)
  • Management occupations (5%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Mexico (63%)
  • El Salvador (12%)
  • Guatemala (8%)
  • Honduras (8%)
  • Indonesia (3%)
  • Korea (2%)
  • Dominican Republic (1%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Brooks County


  • German (2%)
  • American (1%)
  • Irish (0%)
  • Norwegian (0%)
  • French (except Basque) (0%)
  • Dutch (0%)
  • Italian (0%)

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 $36,361.

4.68% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($36,308 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.68%
Texas average:

7.43%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
4.68% relocated from other counties in Texas ($36,308 average AGI)
10 or fewer of this county's residents relocated from other states.
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  1.32% ($30,576 average AGI)


5.54% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($34,350 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.54%
Texas average:

7.26%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
5.54% relocated to other counties in Texas ($34,350 average AGI)
10 or fewer of this county's residents relocated to other states.
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% ($28,132 average AGI)
to Nueces County, TX  1.19% ($49,433)

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 2019: 11.4

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 2018: 17.9%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2018: 7.3%
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 - 2019:

  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (175)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (44)

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: 7,326
  • Male householders: 1,053 (290 living alone), Female householders: 1,130 (395 living alone)
  • 791 spouses (784 opposite-sex spouses), 212 unmarried partners, (212 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 2,527 children (2,446 natural, 28 adopted, 48 stepchildren), 506 grandchildren, 67 brothers or sisters, 21 parents, 0 foster children, 92 other relatives, 381 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 548

Size of family households: 426 2-persons, 367 3-persons, 342 4-persons, 198 5-persons, 85 6-persons, 35 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 686 1-person, 40 2-persons.

736 married couples with children.
755 single-parent households (198 men, 557 women).

38.0% of residents of Brooks speak English at home.
63.3% of residents speak Spanish at home (77% speak English very well, 11% speak English well, 5% speak English not well, 6% don't speak English at all).
0.3% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island 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:

5.9
State:

6.3

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.4
State:

4.1

Year house built in Brooks County, Texas
  • Year house built in Brooks County, Texas
  • 02014 or later
  • 502010 to 2013
  • 3562000 to 2009
  • 1261990 to 1999
  • 5641980 to 1989
  • 5351970 to 1979
  • 4061960 to 1969
  • 4261950 to 1959
  • 3291940 to 1949
  • 3111939 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
  • 91 room
  • 472 rooms
  • 383 rooms
  • 2294 rooms
  • 2475 rooms
  • 2756 rooms
  • 2027 rooms
  • 1908 rooms
  • 1049+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Brooks County, Texas
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Brooks County, Texas
  • 411 room
  • 302 rooms
  • 1263 rooms
  • 2464 rooms
  • 2445 rooms
  • 666 rooms
  • 477 rooms
  • 368 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
  • 9no bedroom
  • 681 bedroom
  • 2392 bedrooms
  • 7883 bedrooms
  • 2084 bedrooms
  • 185+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Brooks County, Texas
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Brooks County, Texas
  • 41no bedroom
  • 441 bedroom
  • 3252 bedrooms
  • 3653 bedrooms
  • 604 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
  • 112no vehicle
  • 4001 vehicle
  • 5262 vehicles
  • 2373 vehicles
  • 454 vehicles
  • 105+ 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
  • 123no vehicle
  • 4871 vehicle
  • 1992 vehicles
  • 323 vehicles
  • 04 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles

74.3% of Brooks 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, 72% lived in Texas.

Brooks County:

74.3%
State average:

84.4%

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

  • This state: 6,399
  • Other state: 191
  • Northeast: 10
  • Midwest: 87
  • South: 33
  • West: 61
Year householders moved into unit in Brooks County, TX
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Brooks County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 87.3%Electricity
  • 7.6%Utility gas
  • 2.0%Solar energy
  • 1.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.7%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.6%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 81.7%Electricity
  • 17.6%Utility gas
  • 0.7%No fuel used

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 75
Here:

9.0%
Texas:

7.0%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 83
Here:

19.8%
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

Brooks County government finances - Expenditure in 2017:

  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $1,925,000
    General - Other: $1,116,000
    General Public Buildings: $710,000
    Regular Highways: $647,000
    Financial Administration: $623,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $85,000
    Libraries: $43,000
    Air Transportation: $42,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Medical Care: $23,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $162,000
  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,054,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,054,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $858,000
    Rents: $34,000
    Interest Earnings: $20,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,580,000
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - Beginning: $420,000
    End of Fiscal Year: $317,000
  • Tax - Property: $5,772,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $3,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $3,537,000

Brooks County government finances - Revenue in 2017:

  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $1,925,000
    General - Other: $1,116,000
    General Public Buildings: $710,000
    Regular Highways: $647,000
    Financial Administration: $623,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $85,000
    Libraries: $43,000
    Air Transportation: $42,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Medical Care: $23,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $162,000
  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,054,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,054,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $858,000
    Rents: $34,000
    Interest Earnings: $20,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,580,000
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - Beginning: $420,000
    End of Fiscal Year: $317,000
  • Tax - Property: $5,772,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $3,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $3,537,000

Brooks County government finances - Debt in 2017:

  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $1,925,000
    General - Other: $1,116,000
    General Public Buildings: $710,000
    Regular Highways: $647,000
    Financial Administration: $623,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $85,000
    Libraries: $43,000
    Air Transportation: $42,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Medical Care: $23,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $162,000
  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,054,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,054,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $858,000
    Rents: $34,000
    Interest Earnings: $20,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,580,000
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - Beginning: $420,000
    End of Fiscal Year: $317,000
  • Tax - Property: $5,772,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $3,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $3,537,000

Brooks County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017:

  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $1,925,000
    General - Other: $1,116,000
    General Public Buildings: $710,000
    Regular Highways: $647,000
    Financial Administration: $623,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $85,000
    Libraries: $43,000
    Air Transportation: $42,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Medical Care: $23,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $162,000
  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,054,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,054,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $858,000
    Rents: $34,000
    Interest Earnings: $20,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,580,000
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - Beginning: $420,000
    End of Fiscal Year: $317,000
  • Tax - Property: $5,772,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $3,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $3,537,000

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
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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