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Callahan County, Texas (TX)

County population in 2014: 13,513 (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: 15 people per square mile   (low).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Callahan County: 79.6 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Educational, health and social services (16.3%), Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services (12.4%), Manufacturing (10.1%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 52%
  • Government: 9%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 38%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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Races in Callahan County, Texas:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (89.1%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (7.6%)
  • Two or more races (1.4%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (1.0%)
Median resident age:  43.0 years
Texas median age:  33.0 years
Males: 6,591  (48.8%)
Females: 6,922  (51.2%)
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Callahan County,TX real estate house value trend

Average household size:
Callahan County:

2.0 people
Texas:

3 people
Estimated median household income in 2015: $42,864 ($32,463 in 1999)

This county:

$42,864
Texas:

$55,653

Median contract rent in 2015 for apartments: $457 (lower quartile is $333, upper quartile is $606)
This county:

$457
State:

$774


Estimated median house or condo value in 2015: $82,706 (it was $49,600 in 2000)
Callahan:

$82,706
Texas:

$152,000
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $43,446 - $148,956
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $973
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $365

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
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 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

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2015: $1,312 (1.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2015: $606 (0.9%)

Callahan County household income distribution in 2009 Callahan County home values distribution Callahan County contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2015: 19.0%
(17.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 19.9% for Black residents, 23.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 11.0% for other race residents, 45.9% for two or more races residents)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2015: 17.5%
Callahan County:

17.5%
Texas:

15.9%
(16.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 17.8% for Black residents, 21.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 9.0% for other race residents, 41.2% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2015: 43 years old
(Males: 42 years old, Females: 45 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 46 years old, Black residents: 15 years old, American Indian residents: 50 years old, Asian residents: 42 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 33 years old, Other race residents: 47 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 September 2015:
Here:

4.2%
Texas:

4.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 308
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 79.3%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 12.3%

Number of foreign born residents: 185 (32% naturalized citizens)

Callahan County:

1.4%
Whole state:

13.9%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1995 to March 2000: 33
  • 1990 to 1994: 37
  • 1985 to 1989: 16
  • 1980 to 1984: 13
  • 1975 to 1979: 9
  • 1970 to 1974: 22
  • 1970 to 1974: 2
  • 1965 to 1969: 53
Note: State values scaled to Callahan County population

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: 4,324
  • One, attached: 64
  • Two: 76
  • 3 or 4: 41
  • 5 to 9: 4
  • 10 to 19: 8
  • 20 or more: 16
  • Mobile homes: 1,305
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 87

Housing units in Callahan County with a mortgage: 1,048 (8 second mortgage, 61 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 1,338

Here:

43.9% with mortgage
State:

64.2% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Callahan County

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 near Texas state average. It is 71% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/16/1978 at 11:46:54, a magnitude 5.3 (4.4 MB, 4.6 UK, 5.3 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 94.7 miles away from Callahan 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 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 the county center
On 9/6/1997 at 23:38:00, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 LG, 4.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 233.9 miles away from the county center
On 4/28/1998 at 14:13:01, a magnitude 4.2 (3.9 MB, 4.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 178.6 miles away from Callahan County center
On 1/18/1995 at 15:51:39, a magnitude 4.2 (4.0 LG, 4.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 197.8 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 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
  • Texas Extreme Wildfire Threat, Incident Period: November 27, 2005 to May 14, 2006, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1624: January 11, 2006, FEMA Id: 1624, Natural disaster type: Fire
  • Texas Hurricane Rita, Incident Period: September 23, 2005 to October 14, 2005, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1606: September 24, 2005, FEMA Id: 1606, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • 7 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Callahan County (17) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Fires: 7, Storms: 7, Floods: 6, Hurricanes: 3, Tornadoes: 3, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Class of Workers

Most common industries in 2015 (%)
Males Females
  • Health care and social assistance (22%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Retail trade (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (29%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Finance and insurance (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Public administration (7%)
Most common occupations in 2015 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (15%)
  • Transportation occupations (14%)
  • Production occupations (11%)
  • Management occupations (11%)
  • Sales and related occupations (11%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (8%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (5%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (28%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (9%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (6%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (6%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (6%)
  • Management occupations (6%)

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):

  • Mexico (69%)
  • Philippines (12%)
  • Canada (5%)
  • El Salvador (5%)
  • Germany (3%)
  • United Kingdom (2%)
  • Poland (2%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Callahan County (%):

  • United States or American (28%)
  • Irish (12%)
  • German (12%)
  • English (9%)
  • Scotch-Irish (3%)
  • Scottish (3%)
  • French (except Basque) (2%)

Callahan County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 4,338 (78%)
  • Carpooled: 865 (15%)
  • Motorcycle: 12 (0%)
  • Walked: 102 (2%)
  • Other means: 69 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 203 (4%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

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 $43,614.

9.41% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($34,309 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.41%
Texas average:

7.14%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
7.68% relocated from other counties in Texas ($29,026 average AGI)
1.73% relocated from other states ($5,286 average AGI)
Callahan County:

1.73%
Texas average:

2.49%

Percentage of residents relocating from other counties or countries


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Taylor County, TX  3.74% ($31,187 average AGI)
from Eastland County, TX  0.37% ($27,176)
from Jones County, TX  0.31% ($39,643)
from Tarrant County, TX  0.26% ($44,833)
from Brown County, TX  0.24% ($107,636)
from Shackelford County, TX  0.22% ($48,200)


8.77% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($31,862 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.77%
Texas average:

6.69%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
7.71% relocated to other counties in Texas ($27,741 average AGI)
1.06% relocated to other states ($4,121 average AGI)
Callahan County:

1.06%
Texas average:

2.01%

Percentage of residents relocating to other counties or countries


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Taylor County, TX  4.16% ($30,270 average AGI)
to Eastland County, TX  0.37% ($25,706)
to Tarrant County, TX  0.24% ($36,273)

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 2014: 12.1

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 live births in Callahan County

Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 24.5%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 16.7%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Callahan County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19

Percentage of population 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 hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Aged persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Disabled persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

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

  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (237)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (199)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (175)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (116)
  • Atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease, so described (114)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (36)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (26)
  • Colon, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (20)
  • Unspecified diabetes mellitus, without complications (20)
  • Malignant neoplasm without specification of site (11)

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: 13,469
  • In family households: 11,644 (2,970 male householders, 923 female householders)
    3,106 spouses, 3,581 children (3,148 natural, 90 adopted, 343 stepchildren), 415 grandchildren, 80 brothers or sisters, 74 parents, 142 other relatives, 270 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 1,825 (754 male householders (647 living alone)), 800 female householders (700 living alone)), 271 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 75 (all institutionalized)

Size of family households: 1,928 2-persons, 831 3-persons, 663 4-persons, 299 5-persons, 109 6-persons, 63 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 1,347 1-person, 169 2-persons, 20 3-persons, 14 4-persons, 1 5-persons, 2 6-persons, 1 7-or-more-persons.

2,360 married couples with children.
660 single-parent households (138 men, 522 women).

94.1% of residents of Callahan County speak English at home.
5.4% of residents speak Spanish at home (71% speak English very well, 16% speak English well, 8% speak English not well, 5% don't speak English at all).
0.2% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (80% speak English very well, 12% speak English well, 8% speak English not well).
0.2% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (97% speak English very well, 3% 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:

5.4
State:

5.8

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.4
State:

3.8

Year house built

  • 2014 or later: 0
  • 2010 to 2013: 303
  • 2000 to 2009: 863
  • 1990 to 1999: 788
  • 1980 to 1989: 1,019
  • 1970 to 1979: 1,312
  • 1960 to 1969: 656
  • 1950 to 1959: 680
  • 1940 to 1949: 427
  • 1939 or earlier: 615
Note: State values scaled to Callahan population
Rooms in houses/apartments in Callahan County, Texas
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Callahan County population
  • 1 room: 12
  • 2 rooms: 35
  • 3 rooms: 123
  • 4 rooms: 639
  • 5 rooms: 1,307
  • 6 rooms: 1,076
  • 7 rooms: 495
  • 8 rooms: 255
  • 9+ rooms: 149
  • 1 room: 4
  • 2 rooms: 38
  • 3 rooms: 174
  • 4 rooms: 299
  • 5 rooms: 261
  • 6 rooms: 117
  • 7 rooms: 52
  • 8 rooms: 23
  • 9+ rooms: 2
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Callahan County, Texas
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Callahan County population
  • no bedroom: 23
  • 1 bedroom: 133
  • 2 bedrooms: 1,104
  • 3 bedrooms: 2,318
  • 4 bedrooms: 450
  • 5+ bedrooms: 63
  • no bedroom: 8
  • 1 bedroom: 175
  • 2 bedrooms: 416
  • 3 bedrooms: 303
  • 4 bedrooms: 60
  • 5+ bedrooms: 8
Cars and other vehicles available in Callahan County, Texas in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Callahan County population
  • no vehicle: 118
  • 1 vehicle: 1,178
  • 2 vehicles: 1,882
  • 3 vehicles: 731
  • 4 vehicles: 139
  • 5+ vehicles: 43
  • no vehicle: 99
  • 1 vehicle: 445
  • 2 vehicles: 341
  • 3 vehicles: 70
  • 4 vehicles: 13
  • 5+ vehicles: 2

58% of Callahan County residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 39% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 75% lived in Texas.

Callahan County:

57.5%
State average:

51.6%

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

  • This state: 10,175
  • Northeast: 142
  • Midwest: 573
  • South: 932
  • West: 745

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $28,100


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 3%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 4%

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Callahan County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Electricity (41.3%)
  • Utility gas (28.4%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (25.8%)
  • Wood (4.3%)
  • Electricity (39.4%)
  • Utility gas (36.0%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (17.6%)
  • Wood (3.9%)
  • Other fuel (3.1%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 11
Here:

0.7%
Texas:

6.8%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 13
Here:

1.6%
Texas:

6.2%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 54
Here:

18.9%
Texas:

15.4%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)

Callahan County government finances - Expenditure in 2006:

  • Current Operations - General - Other: $1,656,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,075,000
    Police Protection: $593,000
    Financial Administration: $237,000
    Regular Highways: $122,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $100,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $90,000
    Libraries: $4,000
    Local Fire Protection: $2,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Libraries: $12,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,215,000

Callahan County government finances - Revenue in 2006:

  • Charges - All Other: $275,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $1,171,000
    General Revenue, NEC: $306,000
    Interest Earnings: $17,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $22,000
    General Local Government Support: $1,000
  • Tax - Property: $1,122,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $598,000
    Other License: $420,000

Callahan County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006:

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,870,000

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
Callahan County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
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Callahan County Fatal accident statistics for 1995 - 2014
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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

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