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Callahan County, Texas (TX)

County population in 2019: 14,216 (28% urban, 72% rural); it was 12,905 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 1,871
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 2,416
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 4,091
Renter-occupied apartments: 1,160 (it was 970 in 2000)
% of renters here:

19%
State:

36%

Land area: 899 sq. mi.

Water area: 2.6 sq. mi.

Population density: 16 people per square mile   (low).

March 2019 cost of living index in Callahan County: 79.6 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing (22.4%), Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (20.2%), Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (19.9%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 77%
  • Government: 0%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 23%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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  • Races in Callahan County, TX (2019)
    • 11,98992.9%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 1,38210.7%Hispanic or Latino
    • 4433.4%Two or more races
    • 1301.0%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 730.6%Asian alone
    • 50.04%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
Median resident age:

44.8 years
Texas median age:

35.1 years
Males: 7,071  (49.7%)
Females: 7,145  (50.3%)
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Average household size:
Callahan County:

2.0 people
Texas:

3 people

Estimated median household income in 2019: $50,349 ($32,463 in 1999)
This county:

$50,349
Texas:

$64,034

Median contract rent in 2019 for apartments: $549 (lower quartile is $406, upper quartile is $641)
This county:

$549
State:

$929


Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $110,249 (it was $49,600 in 2000)
Callahan:

$110,249
Texas:

$200,400
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $59,148 - $179,850
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,202
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $396

Institutionalized population: 75

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 0
  • Robberies: 1
  • Assaults: 6
  • Burglaries: 16
  • Thefts: 12
  • Auto thefts: 5

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

  • Murders: 3
  • Rapes: 0
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 10
  • Burglaries: 27
  • Thefts: 16
  • Auto thefts: 5
Callahan County, TX map from a distance

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 9 buildings, average cost: $48,800
  • 1998: 10 buildings, average cost: $98,500
  • 1999: 10 buildings, average cost: $81,500
  • 2000: 7 buildings, average cost: $93,600
  • 2001: 4 buildings, average cost: $83,900
  • 2002: 4 buildings, average cost: $83,900
  • 2003: 5 buildings, average cost: $83,900
  • 2004: 15 buildings, average cost: $76,500
  • 2005: 31 buildings, average cost: $47,000
  • 2006: 12 buildings, average cost: $66,800
  • 2007: 5 buildings, average cost: $74,000
  • 2008: 5 buildings, average cost: $54,300
  • 2009: 12 buildings, average cost: $57,100
  • 2010: 2 buildings, average cost: $164,500
  • 2011: 4 buildings, average cost: $127,700
  • 2012: 7 buildings, average cost: $88,800
  • 2013: 8 buildings, average cost: $88,800
  • 2014: 5 buildings, average cost: $191,800
  • 2015: 4 buildings, average cost: $195,200
  • 2016: 2 buildings, average cost: $23,000
  • 2017: 4 buildings, average cost: $50,000
  • 2018: 16 buildings, average cost: $87,900
  • 2019: 11 buildings, average cost: $204,900
Number of permits per 10,000 Callahan, TX residents
Average permit cost in Callahan, 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 2019: $1,807 (1.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $798 (0.9%)

Distribution of median household income in Callahan, TX in 2019
Distribution of house value in Callahan, TX in 2019
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Callahan, TX in 2019
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 9.9%
Callahan County:

9.9%
Texas:

13.6%
(9.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 28.9% for Black residents, 15.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 80.0% for American Indian residents, 83.3% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 26.5% for other race residents, 9.9% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2019: 44.8 years old
(Males: 42.0 years old, Females: 46.4 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 46.3 years old, Black residents: 72.0 years old, American Indian residents: 55.6 years old, Asian residents: 50.4 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 32.0 years old, Other race residents: 57.7 years old)

Area name: Abilene, TX MSA
Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Callahan County is $419 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $528 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $687 a month.

Cities in this county include: Clyde, Baird, Cross Plains, Putnam.

Callahan 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: Pinal County, Arizona , Conecuh County, Alabama , Lamar County, Alabama , McDuffie County, Georgia , Jack County , Schley County, Georgia .

Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

5.9%
Texas:

8.0%

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

Current college students: 308
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 88.9%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 21.6%

Number of foreign born residents: 224 (24.7% naturalized citizens)

Callahan County:

1.6%
Whole state:

17.1%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 382010 or later
  • 472000 to 2009
  • 51990 to 1999
  • 291980 to 1989
  • 311970 to 1979
  • 55Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.3 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 37.7%

Callahan County marital status for males Callahan County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 5,088
  • One, attached: 44
  • Two: 102
  • 3 or 4: 41
  • 5 to 9: 25
  • 10 to 19: 16
  • 20 or more: 4
  • Mobile homes: 1,496
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 19

Housing units in Callahan County with a mortgage: 1,664 (4 second mortgage, 46 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 2,918

Here:

33.3% with mortgage
State:

56.1% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Callahan County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant7,03629
Mainline Protestant1,0006
Catholic1501
Other--
None5,358-
Callahan 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: 2
Callahan County:

1.49 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.


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

2.23 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.11 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 10
Callahan County:

7.44 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 5
This county:

3.72 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.13 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Callahan County:

9.6%
Texas:

8.9%

Adult obesity rate:
Callahan County:

28.2%
State:

26.6%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

9.2%
State:

15.7%

Agriculture in Callahan County:

Average size of farms: 577 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $18,906
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $54.36
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 88.01%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $21,247
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 7.22%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 3.34%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $26,661
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 93.51%
Average age of principal farm operators: 58 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 9.69
All wheat for grain: 17379 harvested acres
Vegetables: 49 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 354 acres

Earthquake activity:

Callahan County-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Texas state average. It is 388% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/16/1978 at 11:46:54, a magnitude 5.3 (4.4 MB, 4.6 UK, 5.3 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 94.7 miles away from Callahan County center
On 11/6/2011 at 03:53:10, a magnitude 5.7 (5.7 MW, Depth: 3.2 mi) earthquake occurred 267.4 miles away from the county center
On 4/14/1995 at 00:32:56, a magnitude 5.7 (5.6 MB, 5.7 MS, 5.7 MW, Depth: 11.1 mi) earthquake occurred 275.3 miles away from the county center
On 9/3/2016 at 12:02:44, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 3.5 mi) earthquake occurred 315.9 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 218.0 miles away from Callahan County center
On 9/11/2011 at 12:27:44, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 89.1 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • Texas Covid-19 Pandemic, Incident Period: January 20, 2020, FEMA Id: 4485, Natural disaster type: Other
  • Texas Severe Storms And Flooding, Incident Period: September 10, 2018 - November 2, 2018, FEMA Id: 4416, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Texas Severe Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: May 22, 2016 to June 24, 2016, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4272: June 11, 2016, FEMA Id: 4272, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Texas Severe Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: April 17, 2016 to April 30, 2016, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4269: April 25, 2016, FEMA Id: 4269, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Texas Severe Storms, Tornadoes, Straight-line Winds, and Flooding, Incident Period: May 04, 2015 to June 23, 2015, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4223: May 29, 2015, FEMA Id: 4223, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood, Wind
  • Texas Steel Fire, Incident Period: April 07, 2009 to April 12, 2009, Fire Management Assistance Declared: April 07, 2009, FEMA Id: 2804, Natural disaster type: Fire
  • Texas Clyde Fire, Incident Period: February 25, 2009 to March 04, 2009, Fire Management Assistance Declared: February 25, 2009, FEMA Id: 2794, 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 Severe Storms, Tornadoes, and Flooding, Incident Period: June 16, 2007 to August 03, 2007, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1709: June 29, 2007, FEMA Id: 1709, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Texas Callahan County Fire, Incident Period: December 27, 2005, Fire Management Assistance Declared: December 28, 2005, FEMA Id: 2591, Natural disaster type: Fire
  • 9 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Callahan County (19) is greater than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 8, Fires: 7, Floods: 7, Hurricanes: 3, Tornadoes: 3, Wind: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Callahan

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 1,925 (75.3%)
  • Carpooled: 213 (8.3%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 40 (1.6%)
  • Walked: 41 (1.6%)
  • Worked at home: 367 (14.3%)
Class of Workers in 2019
Most common industries in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (15%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Public administration (4%)
  • Manufacturing (4%)

Most common industries for females in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (20%)
  • Educational services (17%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Finance and insurance (10%)
  • Other services, except public administration (8%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Manufacturing (5%)

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


  • Construction and extraction occupations (18%)
  • Management occupations (13%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Production occupations (9%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (8%)
  • Transportation occupations (6%)
  • Material moving occupations (6%)

Most common occupations for females in 2019


  • Office and administrative support occupations (18%)
  • Educational instruction, and library occupations (10%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (7%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (7%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (7%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Mexico (46%)
  • China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (28%)
  • Nicaragua (13%)
  • Germany (6%)
  • England (3%)
  • Moldova (3%)
  • Norway (0%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Callahan County


  • American (16%)
  • Irish (10%)
  • English (10%)
  • German (5%)
  • European (4%)
  • Scotch-Irish (3%)
  • Romanian (1%)

Owners and renters by unit type
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders
112 people in nursing homes
10 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
70 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
5 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $53,993.

8.74% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($43,285 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.74%
Texas average:

7.43%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
8.21% relocated from other counties in Texas ($41,346 average AGI)
0.53% relocated from other states ($1,939 average AGI)
Callahan County:

0.53%
Texas average:

2.52%

Residents relocating <b>from</b> other counties or countries

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Taylor County, TX  4.51% ($42,393 average AGI)
from Jones County, TX  0.41% ($40,550)


7.87% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($40,008 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.87%
Texas average:

7.26%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
7.44% relocated to other counties in Texas ($37,752 average AGI)
0.44% relocated to other states ($2,256 average AGI)
Callahan County:

0.44%
Texas average:

2.32%

Residents relocating <b>to</b> other counties or countries

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Taylor County, TX  3.68% ($44,254 average AGI)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 10.6
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 10.5

Births per 1000 population in Callahan County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 11.5
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 11.1
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2019: 12.3

Deaths per 1000 population in Callahan County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 6.0
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 7.4

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Callahan County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2018: 18.9%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2018: 11.1%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Callahan County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Callahan County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Callahan County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Callahan County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Callahan County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Callahan County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 2,622 (2,268 aged, 354 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 497 (17%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

Most common underlying causes of death in Callahan County, Texas in 1999 - 2019:

  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (315)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (206)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (152)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (81)
  • Atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease, so described (78)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 18%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 17%

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 917
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 932
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 7

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 16
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 59

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 7

Household type by relationship:

Households: 14,216
  • Male householders: 2,762 (827 living alone), Female householders: 2,767 (1,078 living alone)
  • 2,863 spouses (2,838 opposite-sex spouses), 183 unmarried partners, (174 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 4,038 children (3,640 natural, 132 adopted, 268 stepchildren), 387 grandchildren, 239 brothers or sisters, 180 parents, 23 foster children, 268 other relatives, 432 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 78

Size of family households: 1,931 2-persons, 700 3-persons, 452 4-persons, 223 5-persons, 115 6-persons, 64 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 1,906 1-person, 125 2-persons, 14 3-persons, 7 5-persons.

2,061 married couples with children.
540 single-parent households (105 men, 435 women).

92.5% of residents of Callahan speak English at home.
6.3% of residents speak Spanish at home (80% speak English very well, 11% speak English well, 9% speak English not well).
1.2% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (85% speak English very well, 9% speak English well, 7% speak English not well).
0.3% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (29% speak English very well, 71% speak English not well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $73,755,000 ($5,540 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $7,144,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $38,901,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $16,520,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $1,229,000
Federal grants: $11,096,000
Federal procurement contracts: $3,751,000 ($3,029,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $2,259,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $85,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $4,252,000
Federal Government insurance: $1,958,000

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

Births: 708
Here:

52 per 1000 residents
State:

85 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 727
Here:

54 per 1000 residents
State:

35 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +29
Here:

+2 per 1000 residents
State:

+29 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +620
Here:

+46 per 1000 residents
State:

+10 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Callahan County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 0.29 millions of gallons per day (55% from ground, 45% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.9
State:

6.3

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.8
State:

4.1

Year house built in Callahan County, Texas
  • Year house built in Callahan County, Texas
  • 2072014 or later
  • 2302010 to 2013
  • 7142000 to 2009
  • 7751990 to 1999
  • 1,1181980 to 1989
  • 1,1631970 to 1979
  • 7111960 to 1969
  • 8431950 to 1959
  • 4381940 to 1949
  • 5781939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Callahan County, Texas
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Callahan County, Texas
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Callahan County, Texas
  • 561 room
  • 402 rooms
  • 1123 rooms
  • 5834 rooms
  • 1,0825 rooms
  • 1,1266 rooms
  • 7427 rooms
  • 4688 rooms
  • 3249+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Callahan County, Texas
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Callahan County, Texas
  • 481 room
  • 232 rooms
  • 1263 rooms
  • 2184 rooms
  • 2345 rooms
  • 2056 rooms
  • 777 rooms
  • 518 rooms
  • 09+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Callahan County, Texas
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Callahan County, Texas
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Callahan County, Texas
  • 68no bedroom
  • 1701 bedroom
  • 9622 bedrooms
  • 2,4823 bedrooms
  • 7014 bedrooms
  • 1275+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Callahan County, Texas
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Callahan County, Texas
  • 48no bedroom
  • 1271 bedroom
  • 3292 bedrooms
  • 4473 bedrooms
  • 244 bedrooms
  • 55+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Callahan County, Texas in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Callahan County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Callahan County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 120no vehicle
  • 1,3181 vehicle
  • 1,8432 vehicles
  • 8073 vehicles
  • 2104 vehicles
  • 2305+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Callahan County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Callahan County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 69no vehicle
  • 5251 vehicle
  • 2182 vehicles
  • 1673 vehicles
  • 134 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles

89.0% of Callahan County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 30% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 73% lived in Texas.

Callahan County:

89.0%
State average:

84.4%

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

  • This state: 11,258
  • Other state: 2,568
  • Northeast: 316
  • Midwest: 634
  • South: 887
  • West: 733
Year householders moved into unit in Callahan County, TX
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Callahan County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 63.8%Electricity
  • 21.3%Utility gas
  • 9.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2.3%Other fuel
  • 2.2%Wood
  • 0.4%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.3%Solar energy
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 66.6%Electricity
  • 26.0%Utility gas
  • 4.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2.0%Wood
  • 1.1%Other fuel

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 68
Here:

4.7%
Texas:

7.0%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 47
Here:

6.2%
Texas:

6.6%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 31
Here:

13.7%
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

Callahan County government finances - Expenditure in 2017:

  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $1,044,000
    General - Other: $922,000
    Central Staff Services: $338,000
    Regular Highways: $256,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $155,000
    Financial Administration: $94,000
    Health - Other: $64,000
    Libraries: $24,000
    Correctional Institutions: $15,000
    Local Fire Protection: $3,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $30,000
    General Revenue - Other: $1,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,027,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $31,000
    Other: $14,000
    General Local Government Support: $1,000
  • Tax - Property: $2,953,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $518,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $632,000

Callahan County government finances - Revenue in 2017:

  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $1,044,000
    General - Other: $922,000
    Central Staff Services: $338,000
    Regular Highways: $256,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $155,000
    Financial Administration: $94,000
    Health - Other: $64,000
    Libraries: $24,000
    Correctional Institutions: $15,000
    Local Fire Protection: $3,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $30,000
    General Revenue - Other: $1,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,027,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $31,000
    Other: $14,000
    General Local Government Support: $1,000
  • Tax - Property: $2,953,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $518,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $632,000

Callahan County government finances - Debt in 2017:

  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $1,044,000
    General - Other: $922,000
    Central Staff Services: $338,000
    Regular Highways: $256,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $155,000
    Financial Administration: $94,000
    Health - Other: $64,000
    Libraries: $24,000
    Correctional Institutions: $15,000
    Local Fire Protection: $3,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $30,000
    General Revenue - Other: $1,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,027,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $31,000
    Other: $14,000
    General Local Government Support: $1,000
  • Tax - Property: $2,953,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $518,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $632,000

Callahan County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017:

  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $1,044,000
    General - Other: $922,000
    Central Staff Services: $338,000
    Regular Highways: $256,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $155,000
    Financial Administration: $94,000
    Health - Other: $64,000
    Libraries: $24,000
    Correctional Institutions: $15,000
    Local Fire Protection: $3,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $30,000
    General Revenue - Other: $1,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,027,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $31,000
    Other: $14,000
    General Local Government Support: $1,000
  • Tax - Property: $2,953,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $518,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $632,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 277
  • Number of aged recipients: 35
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 242
  • Number of recipients under 18: 40
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 170
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 67
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 122
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 115
Most common first names in Callahan County, TX among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James13276.2 years
William11877.4 years
John10476.7 years
Mary8281.7 years
Robert8075.5 years
George5876.7 years
Charles4676.5 years
Joe3673.7 years
Ruby3376.9 years
Annie3282.7 years
Most common last names in Callahan County, TX among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith6176.7 years
Williams4176.3 years
Jones4178.1 years
Brown3475.7 years
Davis3378.4 years
Harris3181.2 years
Wilson2775.2 years
Johnson2577.8 years
Young2577.7 years
Taylor2373.7 years
Businesses in Callahan County, TX
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven2H&R Block1
Chevrolet1SONIC Drive-In1
Curves1Subway2
FedEx3True Value1
Goodwill1U-Haul1

Callahan County on our top lists:

  • #86 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest surface withdrawal of fresh water for public supply"