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Calhoun County, Texas (TX)

County population in 2016: 22,537 (55% urban, 45% rural); it was 20,647 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 2,272
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 3,253
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 5,416
Renter-occupied apartments: 2,241 (it was 2,026 in 2000)
% of renters here:

27%
State:

36%

Land area: 512 sq. mi.

Water area: 519.8 sq. mi.

Population density: 44 people per square mile   (average).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Calhoun County: 80.4 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Educational, health and social services (30.5%), Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (19.4%), Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (17.3%), Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing (15.4%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 47%
  • Government: 1%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 52%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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Races in Calhoun County, Texas:

  • Hispanic or Latino (48.4%)
  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (42.7%)
  • Asian alone (4.9%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (2.7%)
  • Two or more races (1.0%)
Median resident age:  38.4 years
Texas median age:  34.5 years
Males: 11,411  (50.6%)
Females: 11,126  (49.4%)

Calhoun County,TX real estate house value trend


Average household size:
Calhoun County:

2.0 people
Texas:

3 people
Estimated median household income in 2016: $55,986 ($35,849 in 1999)

This county:

$55,986
Texas:

$56,565

Median contract rent in 2016 for apartments: $619 (lower quartile is $419, upper quartile is $855)
This county:

$619
State:

$809


Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $126,190 (it was $51,400 in 2000)
Calhoun:

$126,190
Texas:

$161,500
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $73,903 - $212,268
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,219
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $389

Institutionalized population: 178

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 1
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 12
  • Burglaries: 53
  • Thefts: 90
  • Auto thefts: 11

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 1
  • Robberies: 1
  • Assaults: 20
  • Burglaries: 61
  • Thefts: 118
  • Auto thefts: 19
Calhoun County, TX map from a distance

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2007: 82 buildings, average cost: $149,100
  • 2008: 86 buildings, average cost: $135,500
  • 2009: 60 buildings, average cost: $167,500
  • 2010: 56 buildings, average cost: $132,000
  • 2011: 65 buildings, average cost: $140,600
  • 2012: 64 buildings, average cost: $185,000
  • 2013: 100 buildings, average cost: $229,100
  • 2014: 74 buildings, average cost: $212,500
Number of permits per 10,000 residents
Average permit cost
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: $2,050 (1.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $1,223 (1.2%)

Calhoun County household income distribution in 2013 Calhoun County home values distribution in 2013 Calhoun County contract rent distribution in 2013
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 17.0%
Calhoun County:

17.0%
Texas:

15.6%
(9.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 31.6% for Black residents, 22.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 11.1% for American Indian residents, 90.5% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 20.6% for other race residents, 15.2% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2016: 38.4 years old
(Males: 37.1 years old, Females: 39.9 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 50.0 years old, Black residents: 47.6 years old, American Indian residents: 62.2 years old, Asian residents: 37.1 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 29.8 years old, Other race residents: 36.9 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Calhoun County is $408 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $523 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $659 a month.

Cities in this county include: Port Lavaca, Seadrift, Port O'Connor, Kamey-Six Mile, Point Comfort.

Calhoun 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: Citrus County, Florida , Maverick County , Refugio County .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

3.9%
Texas:

4.4%

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

Current college students: 541
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 80.7%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 15.9%

Number of foreign born residents: 2,287 (39.6% naturalized citizens)

Calhoun County:

10.2%
Whole state:

17.0%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population Note: State values scaled to Calhoun County population
  • 2182010 or later
  • 7542000 to 2009
  • 4241990 to 1999
  • 4431980 to 1989
  • 2571970 to 1979
  • 98Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.6 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 83.7%

Calhoun County marital status for males Calhoun County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 8,941
  • One, attached: 92
  • Two: 72
  • 3 or 4: 466
  • 5 to 9: 143
  • 10 to 19: 144
  • 20 to 49: 82
  • 50 or more: 156
  • Mobile homes: 1,856
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 52

Housing units in Calhoun County with a mortgage: 2,370 (11 second mortgage, 53 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 3,136

Here:

40.0% with mortgage
State:

57.8% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Calhoun County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Year 2000 to 2010 Change
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant6,26726
Catholic3,1914
Mainline Protestant1,6128
Other8563
None9,455-
Calhoun 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: 5
Calhoun County:

2.47 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.


Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
This county:

0.99 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.11 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 14
Calhoun County:

6.91 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 25
This county:

12.34 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.13 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Calhoun County:

10.0%
Texas:

8.9%

Adult obesity rate:
Calhoun County:

27.6%
State:

26.6%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

19.7%
State:

15.7%

Agriculture in Calhoun County:

Average size of farms: 756 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $57,600
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $188.94
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 51.40%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $51,979
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 19.61%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 5.66%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $62,054
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 87.20%
Average age of principal farm operators: 55 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 9.64
Corn for grain: 13001 harvested acres
Upland cotton: 15721 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 5921 harvested acres
Vegetables: 2 harvested acres

Earthquake activity:

Calhoun County-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Texas state average. It is 87% 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 93.2 miles away from Calhoun 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, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 89.8 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 423.9 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 104.2 miles away from the county center
On 2/10/2006 at 04:14:22, a magnitude 5.3 (4.2 MB, 5.3 MS, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 393.8 miles away from Calhoun County center
On 6/16/1978 at 11:46:54, a magnitude 5.3 (4.4 MB, 4.6 UK, 5.3 ML) earthquake occurred 396.5 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 Hurricane Alex, Incident Period: June 30, 2010 to August 14, 2010, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1931: August 03, 2010, FEMA Id: 1931, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Texas Hurricane Ike, Incident Period: September 07, 2008 to October 02, 2008, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1791: September 13, 2008, FEMA Id: 1791, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • 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 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
  • 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 Hurricane Claudette, Incident Period: July 15, 2003 to July 28, 2003, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1479: July 17, 2003, FEMA Id: 1479, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • 6 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Calhoun County (16) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 7

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 10, Floods: 3, Storms: 3, Fires: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Tornado: 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 (16%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (6%)
  • Manufacturing (5%)
  • Accommodation and food services (4%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)

Most common industries for females in 2016


  • Health care and social assistance (23%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (9%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)

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


  • Production occupations (18%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (16%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (11%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (6%)
  • Material moving occupations (5%)

Most common occupations for females in 2016


  • Office and administrative support occupations (25%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (9%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (6%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents


  • Mexico (52%)
  • Taiwan (17%)
  • Thailand (6%)
  • China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (5%)
  • Burma (3%)
  • Vietnam (3%)
  • India (3%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Calhoun County


  • German (8%)
  • American (5%)
  • English (3%)
  • Irish (3%)
  • Czech (3%)
  • Scotch-Irish (1%)
  • European (1%)

Calhoun County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 10,835 (80.8%)
  • Carpooled: 1,768 (13.2%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 106 (0.8%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 41 (0.3%)
  • Bicycle: 6 (0.0%)
  • Walked: 136 (1.0%)
  • Worked at home: 484 (3.6%)
Owners and renters by unit type
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

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

  • 106 people in nursing homes
  • 35 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 9 people in religious group quarters
  • 8 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 6 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 6 people in other workers' dormitories
  • 4 people in military barracks, etc.

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

  • 130 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 63 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 48 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 8 people in group homes intended for adults
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $48,619.

6.50% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($33,004 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.50%
Texas average:

7.14%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
5.09% relocated from other counties in Texas ($25,795 average AGI)
1.41% relocated from other states ($7,209 average AGI)
Calhoun County:

1.41%
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 Victoria County, TX  1.29% ($32,978 average AGI)
from Harris County, TX  0.67% ($30,021)
from Jackson County, TX  0.22% ($41,000)
from Travis County, TX  0.21% ($28,200)
from Matagorda County, TX  0.21% ($30,333)
from Bexar County, TX  0.20% ($37,000)
from Brazoria County, TX  0.17% ($36,333)


6.76% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($35,353 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.76%
Texas average:

6.69%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
5.43% relocated to other counties in Texas ($28,841 average AGI)
1.33% relocated to other states ($6,512 average AGI)
Calhoun County:

1.33%
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 Victoria County, TX  1.73% ($44,089 average AGI)
to Harris County, TX  0.54% ($39,718)
to Jackson County, TX  0.22% ($34,000)
to Bexar County, TX  0.18% ($19,923)
to Travis County, TX  0.17% ($13,833)
to Nueces County, TX  0.14% ($23,300)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 17.2
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 15.4

Births per 1000 population in Calhoun County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 7.9
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 8.9
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 9.2

Deaths per 1000 population in Calhoun County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 5.8
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 5.5

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Calhoun County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 23.9%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 13.5%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Calhoun County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Calhoun County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Calhoun County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Calhoun County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Calhoun County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Calhoun County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 3,300 (2,845 aged, 455 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 909 (16%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

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

  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (261)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (191)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (166)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (125)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (120)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (83)
  • Unspecified diabetes mellitus, without complications (20)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (15)
  • Congestive heart failure (12)
  • Pancreas, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (12)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 20%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 21%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 4.86
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 6,626
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 122
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 44,810

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,320
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 956

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 19
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 58

Crimes per 100,000 population in 1996: 1

Household type by relationship:

Households: 22,537
  • In family households: 19,549 (2,771 male householders, 2,864 female householders)
    4,168 spouses, 7,253 children (6,850 natural, 47 adopted, 347 stepchildren), 466 grandchildren, 357 brothers or sisters, 493 parents, 749 other relatives, 423 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 2,721 (1,356 male householders (1,112 living alone)), 1,023 female householders (993 living alone)), 337 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 269

Size of family households: 2,404 2-persons, 1,162 3-persons, 1,159 4-persons, 467 5-persons, 243 6-persons, 193 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 2,103 1-person, 264 2-persons, 5 3-persons.

3,464 married couples with children.
1,582 single-parent households (253 men, 1,329 women).

71.0% of residents of Calhoun speak English at home.
23.9% of residents speak Spanish at home (70% speak English very well, 16% speak English well, 10% speak English not well, 4% don't speak English at all).
0.6% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (100% speak English very well).
4.4% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (27% speak English very well, 45% speak English well, 25% speak English not well, 3% don't speak English at all).
0.2% of residents speak other language at home (29% speak English very well, 71% speak English well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $111,533,000 ($5,422 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $16,132,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $46,127,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $21,366,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $6,626,000
Federal grants: $18,614,000
Federal procurement contracts: $14,459,000 ($13,795,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $4,341,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $388,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $5,455,000
Federal Government insurance: $321,709,000

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

Births: 1,663
Here:

81 per 1000 residents
State:

85 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 907
Here:

44 per 1000 residents
State:

35 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +480
Here:

+23 per 1000 residents
State:

+29 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -1,256
Here -61 per 1000 residents
State +10 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Calhoun County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 2.48 millions of gallons per day (10% from ground, 90% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.4
State:

6.2

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.7
State:

4.1

Year house built in Calhoun County, Texas Note: State values scaled to Calhoun County population
  • 1682014 or later
  • 1792010 to 2013
  • 1,6932000 to 2009
  • 1,6501990 to 1999
  • 1,9621980 to 1989
  • 1,3421970 to 1979
  • 2,1361960 to 1969
  • 2,1251950 to 1959
  • 3301940 to 1949
  • 2121939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Calhoun County, Texas
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Calhoun County, Texas Note: State values scaled to Calhoun County population
  • 81 room
  • 662 rooms
  • 3633 rooms
  • 1,0194 rooms
  • 1,4515 rooms
  • 1,1956 rooms
  • 5917 rooms
  • 4048 rooms
  • 3549+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Calhoun County, Texas Note: State values scaled to Calhoun County population
  • 1031 room
  • 1152 rooms
  • 4153 rooms
  • 4404 rooms
  • 1,0535 rooms
  • 1986 rooms
  • 1617 rooms
  • 58 rooms
  • 289+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Calhoun County, Texas
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Calhoun County, Texas Note: State values scaled to Calhoun County population
  • 7no bedroom
  • 2191 bedroom
  • 1,3692 bedrooms
  • 2,9973 bedrooms
  • 6824 bedrooms
  • 1435+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Calhoun County, Texas Note: State values scaled to Calhoun County population
  • 102no bedroom
  • 3431 bedroom
  • 1,0302 bedrooms
  • 9093 bedrooms
  • 1394 bedrooms
  • 05+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Calhoun County, Texas in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Calhoun County in owner-occupied houses/condos Note: State values scaled to Calhoun County population
  • 100no vehicle
  • 1,3161 vehicle
  • 2,3692 vehicles
  • 1,3353 vehicles
  • 3134 vehicles
  • 215+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Calhoun County in renter-occupied apartments Note: State values scaled to Calhoun County population
  • 265no vehicle
  • 1,1351 vehicle
  • 9002 vehicles
  • 1673 vehicles
  • 534 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles

86.6% of Calhoun County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 38% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 74% lived in Texas.

Calhoun County:

86.6%
State average:

84.1%

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

  • This state: 17,096
  • Other state: 2,914
  • Northeast: 351
  • Midwest: 887
  • South: 1,033
  • West: 637
Year Householders Moved Into Unit
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Calhoun County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 60.7%Electricity
  • 27.7%Utility gas
  • 8.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2.0%No fuel used
  • 0.5%Wood
  • 0.1%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 74.3%Electricity
  • 21.1%Utility gas
  • 2.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2.0%No fuel used

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 72
Here:

2.7%
Texas:

6.6%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 31
Here:

2.3%
Texas:

6.4%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 38
Here:

5.7%
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

Calhoun County government finances - Expenditure in 2002:

  • Current Operations - Own Hospitals: $19,186,000
    Regular Highways: $2,947,000
    Police Protection: $1,866,000
    Corrections - Other: $1,618,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,346,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,060,000
    Welfare - Other: $847,000
    General Public Buildings: $764,000
    Financial Administration: $686,000
    Health Services - Other: $372,000
    Libraries: $322,000
    Fire Protection: $280,000
    Solid Waste Management: $168,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $118,000
    Housing & Community Development: $107,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $63,000
    General - Other: $51,000
    Parks & Recreation: $47,000
    Air Transportation: $25,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $437,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General Public Building: $46,000
    Solid Waste Management: $28,000
    Protective Inspection & Regulation, NEC: $27,000
    Air Transportation: $26,000
    Health - Other: $15,000
    Natural Resource - Other: $12,000
    Parks & Recreation: $8,000
    Corrections - Other: $5,000
    Libraries: $5,000
    Regular Highways: $3,000
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $12,330,000

Calhoun County government finances - Revenue in 2002:

  • Charges - Air Transportation: $1,000
  • Charges - Hospital Public: $18,439,000
    All Other: $984,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - General Support: $124,000
    Public Welfare: $5,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $703,000
    Highways: $9,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $1,845,000
    Interest Earnings: $671,000
    Rents: $35,000
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $242,000
    Health & Hospitals: $132,000
    Public Welfare: $2,000
  • Tax - Property: $10,731,000
    Total General Sales: $955,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $425,000
    Motor Fuels Sales: $15,000
    NEC: $14,000
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $6,000

Calhoun County government finances - Debt in 2002:

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $6,675,000
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $5,530,000
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $1,145,000

Calhoun County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002:

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $427,000
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $14,909,000
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $1,366,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 443
  • Number of aged recipients: 71
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 372
  • Number of recipients under 18: 61
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 260
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 122
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 197
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 194
Calhoun County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
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Calhoun County Fatal accident statistics for 1995 - 2014
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Most common first names in Calhoun County, TX among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary10377.2 years
John9373.0 years
James7673.9 years
William7470.8 years
Robert5969.4 years
Charles5073.5 years
Joe4272.1 years
Frank3472.6 years
George3373.0 years
Thomas3171.6 years
Most common last names in Calhoun County, TX among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith4473.5 years
Rodriguez3973.2 years
Williams3866.9 years
Garcia3765.9 years
Garza3471.2 years
Boyd2679.6 years
Gonzales2574.4 years
Martinez2571.2 years
Jones2473.0 years
Brown2370.6 years
Businesses in Calhoun County, TX
NameCountNameCount
AT&T2La Quinta1
Ace Hardware1Lane Furniture2
AutoZone1McDonald's1
Best Western1Nike1
CVS1Payless1
Chevrolet1Pizza Hut1
Church's Chicken1RadioShack1
Cricket Wireless2SONIC Drive-In1
Curves1Subway3
Dairy Queen2T-Mobile1
Domino's Pizza1U-Haul2
FedEx3UPS4
H&R Block1Walgreens1
Holiday Inn1Walmart1
Jones New York1YMCA1