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Carson County, Texas (TX)

County population in 2019: 6,165 (5% urban, 95% rural); it was 6,516 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 994
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 1,070
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 2,064
Renter-occupied apartments: 388 (it was 406 in 2000)
% of renters here:

16%
State:

36%

Land area: 923 sq. mi.

Water area: 0.9 sq. mi.

Population density: 7 people per square mile   (very low).

March 2019 cost of living index in Carson County: 79.4 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (31.8%), Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (14.4%), Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing (12.3%), Construction (11.3%), Transportation and warehousing,and utilities (10.3%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 69%
  • Government: 3%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 28%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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  • Races in Carson County, TX (2019)
    • 5,18279.5%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 6179.5%Hispanic or Latino
    • 1061.6%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
    • 1031.6%Two or more races
    • 490.8%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 230.4%Asian alone
Median resident age:

41.2 years
Texas median age:

35.1 years
Males: 2,969  (48.2%)
Females: 3,196  (51.8%)
Average household size:
Carson County:

2.0 people
Texas:

3 people

Estimated median household income in 2019: $77,485 ($40,285 in 1999)
This county:

$77,485
Texas:

$64,034

Median contract rent in 2019 for apartments: $660 (lower quartile is $544, upper quartile is $909)
This county:

$660
State:

$929


Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $132,787 (it was $52,900 in 2000)
Carson:

$132,787
Texas:

$200,400
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $84,629 - $197,990
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,267
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $453

Institutionalized population: 53

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 0
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 2
  • Burglaries: 1
  • Thefts: 0
  • Auto thefts: 0

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 0
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 5
  • Burglaries: 1
  • Thefts: 0
  • Auto thefts: 1
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 0 buildings
  • 1998: 4 buildings, average cost: $130,000
  • 1999: 2 buildings, average cost: $156,000
  • 2000: 1 building, cost: $291,000
  • 2001: 10 buildings, average cost: $142,100
  • 2002: 7 buildings, average cost: $110,700
  • 2003: 11 buildings, average cost: $158,700
  • 2004: 7 buildings, average cost: $227,000
  • 2005: 7 buildings, average cost: $85,400
  • 2006: 5 buildings, average cost: $130,700
  • 2007: 4 buildings, average cost: $178,400
  • 2008: 10 buildings, average cost: $128,700
  • 2009: 0 buildings
  • 2010: 1 building, cost: $30,000
  • 2011: 0 buildings
  • 2012: 0 buildings
  • 2013: 4 buildings, average cost: $123,000
  • 2014: 3 buildings, average cost: $277,700
  • 2015: 7 buildings, average cost: $250,700
  • 2016: 7 buildings, average cost: $219,700
  • 2017: 1 building, cost: $231,200
  • 2018: 2 buildings, average cost: $191,500
  • 2019: 3 buildings, average cost: $247,800
Number of permits per 10,000 Carson, TX residents
Average permit cost in Carson, TX
Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $2,572 (1.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $1,503 (1.3%)

Distribution of median household income in Carson, TX in 2019
Distribution of house value in Carson, TX in 2019
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Carson, TX in 2019
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 7.7%
Carson County:

7.7%
Texas:

13.6%
(7.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 6.4% for Black residents, 7.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 6.5% for other race residents, 37.1% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2019: 41.2 years old
(Males: 43.1 years old, Females: 39.5 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 43.9 years old, Black residents: 18.7 years old, American Indian residents: 37.1 years old, Asian residents: 66.8 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 28.0 years old, Other race residents: 28.0 years old)

Area name: Amarillo, TX MSA
Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Carson County is $443 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $553 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $762 a month.

Cities in this county include: Panhandle, White Deer, Skellytown, Groom.

Carson County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

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Notable locations in this county outside city limits:

Notable locations in Carson County: Dial-Dickey Ranch (A), Harnes Ranch (B), Hudgens Ranch (C), Huselby Ranch (D), Pursley Ranch (E), Taylor Ranch (F), Webb Ranch (G), Pampa Country Club (H), Pampa Plant (I), Fishermans Point Campground (J), Southside Campground (K), East Bluff Two Campground (L), East Bluff One Campground (M), McClellan Picnic Area (N), McClellan Campground (O), McDowell Picnic Area (P), McDowell Campground (Q), Johnson Ranch (R), Hoover Volunteer Fire Department Station 2 (S), Hoover Volunteer Fire Department Station 1 (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Memory Garden (1), Elderidge Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Bell Lake (A), Wakefield Lake (B), Deep Lake (C), Lake McConnell (D), Lake McClellan (E), Tadpole Lake (F), Cubine Lake (G), Gething Lakes (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creeks: Turkey Creek (A), McClellan Creek (B), Apple Orchard Creek (C), Cantonment Creek (D), Peterson Creek (E), Dry Sandy Creek (F), Thut Creek (G), Sand Creek (H), Red Mud Creek (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Carson County: Marcus Sanders Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Neighboring counties: Davie County, North Carolina , Collingsworth County , Iredell County, North Carolina , Donley County , Oldham County , Potter County , Randall County .

Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

4.7%
Texas:

8.0%

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

Current college students: 264
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 94.3%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 29.3%

Number of foreign born residents: 118 (48.6% naturalized citizens)

Carson County:

1.9%
Whole state:

17.1%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 352010 or later
  • 332000 to 2009
  • 261990 to 1999
  • 601980 to 1989
  • 261970 to 1979
  • 31Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.4 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 42.6%

Carson County marital status for males Carson County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 2,519
  • Two: 58
  • 3 or 4: 4
  • 5 to 9: 4
  • 10 to 19: 2
  • Mobile homes: 262
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 6

Housing units in Carson County with a mortgage: 805 (2 second mortgage, 14 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 1,117

Here:

99.9% with mortgage
State:

56.1% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Carson County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant3,28913
Mainline Protestant8823
Catholic6283
Other2-
None1,381-
Carson 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
Carson County:

3.17 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.


Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
This county:

1.58 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.11 / 10,000 pop.

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

6.33 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 6
This county:

9.50 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.13 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Carson County:

10.5%
Texas:

8.9%

Adult obesity rate:
Carson County:

27.2%
State:

26.6%

Agriculture in Carson County:

Average size of farms: 1244 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $121,360
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $134.96
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 67.75%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $119,980
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 23.30%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 42.02%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $88,518
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 85.67%
Average age of principal farm operators: 57 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 8.89
Corn for grain: 11105 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 33611 harvested acres
Upland cotton: 5280 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 5580 harvested acres

Tornado activity:

Carson County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly below Texas state average. It is 1016888.1 times below overall U.S. average.
Tornadoes in this county have caused 19 fatalities and 128 injuries recorded between 1950 and 2004.
On 4/18/1970, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado killed 16 people and injured 42 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Carson County-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Texas state average. It is 579% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/3/2016 at 12:02:44, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 3.5 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 252.9 miles away from Carson 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 166.9 miles away from the county center
On 11/6/2011 at 03:53:10, a magnitude 5.7 (5.7 MW, Depth: 3.2 mi) earthquake occurred 253.7 miles away from the county center
On 2/13/2016 at 17:07:06, a magnitude 5.1 (5.1 MW, Depth: 5.2 mi) earthquake occurred 161.6 miles away from the county center
On 8/23/2011 at 05:46:18, a magnitude 5.3 (5.3 MW, Depth: 2.5 mi) earthquake occurred 223.2 miles away from Carson County center
On 2/15/1974 at 13:33:49, a magnitude 4.6 (4.5 MB, 4.6 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 82.1 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • Texas Covid-19 Pandemic, Incident Period: January 20, 2020, FEMA Id: 4485, Natural disaster type: Other
  • 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 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 Severe Winter Storm, Incident Period: December 12, 2000 to January 15, 2001, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1356: January 08, 2001, FEMA Id: 1356, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • Texas Extreme Fire Hazards, Incident Period: August 01, 1999 to December 10, 1999, Emergency Declared EM-3142: September 01, 1999, FEMA Id: 3142, Natural disaster type: Fire
  • Texas Severe Storm, Tornadoes, Incident Period: June 27, 1992, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-949: July 02, 1992, FEMA Id: 949, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado

The number of natural disasters in Carson County (8) is smaller than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 3
Emergencies Declared: 4
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Carson

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 1,959 (72.0%)
  • Carpooled: 481 (17.7%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 7 (0.3%)
  • Walked: 79 (2.9%)
  • Worked at home: 191 (7.0%)
Class of Workers in 2019
Most common industries in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2019


  • Educational services (20%)
  • Health care and social assistance (14%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Manufacturing (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)

Most common industries for females in 2019


  • Educational services (23%)
  • Health care and social assistance (16%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Public administration (9%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)

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


  • Management occupations (21%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (15%)
  • Production occupations (10%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Transportation occupations (5%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (4%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (4%)

Most common occupations for females in 2019


  • Educational instruction, and library occupations (19%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (15%)
  • Sales and related occupations (14%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (7%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Mexico (47%)
  • Ireland (9%)
  • Bosnia and Herzegovina (8%)
  • Germany (8%)
  • Vietnam (5%)
  • Africa, n.e.c. (5%)
  • Taiwan (4%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Carson County


  • German (19%)
  • American (17%)
  • Irish (7%)
  • English (5%)
  • Scotch-Irish (4%)
  • Polish (3%)
  • Greek (1%)

Owners and renters by unit type
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

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

  • 52 people in nursing homes
  • 20 people in religious group quarters
  • 18 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 9 people in other noninstitutional group quarters

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

  • 47 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 18 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 6 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $66,524.

8.96% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($48,783 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.96%
Texas average:

7.43%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
8.01% relocated from other counties in Texas ($43,746 average AGI)
0.95% relocated from other states ($5,037 average AGI)
Carson County:

0.95%
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 Gray County, TX  1.66% ($40,200 average AGI)
from Potter County, TX  1.42% ($40,600)
from Hutchinson County, TX  1.28% ($55,111)
from Randall County, TX  1.28% ($55,185)


7.42% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($50,026 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.42%
Texas average:

7.26%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
7.42% relocated to other counties in Texas ($50,026 average AGI)
1.30% relocated to other states ($9,721 average AGI)
Carson County:

1.30%
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 Randall County, TX  1.45% ($48,567 average AGI)
to Gray County, TX  1.40% ($53,414)
to Potter County, TX  1.16% ($46,042)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 11.6
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 11.4

Births per 1000 population in Carson County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 9.9
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 9.7
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2019: 10.6

Deaths per 1000 population in Carson County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 16.1
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 7.2

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Carson County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2018: 15.3%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2018: 12.1%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Carson County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Carson County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Carson County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Carson County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Carson County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Carson County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 1,106 (994 aged, 112 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 202 (14%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

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

  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (10)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 13%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 13%

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,108
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 941
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 15

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 15
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 76

Household type by relationship:

Households: 6,165
  • Male householders: 1,172 (309 living alone), Female householders: 1,185 (352 living alone)
  • 1,434 spouses (1,421 opposite-sex spouses), 69 unmarried partners, (69 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 1,774 children (1,633 natural, 76 adopted, 66 stepchildren), 131 grandchildren, 38 brothers or sisters, 73 parents, 7 foster children, 21 other relatives, 195 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 57

Size of family households: 879 2-persons, 382 3-persons, 200 4-persons, 91 5-persons, 60 6-persons, 23 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 661 1-person, 35 2-persons, 21 4-persons.

1,043 married couples with children.
292 single-parent households (36 men, 256 women).

93.3% of residents of Carson speak English at home.
6.1% of residents speak Spanish at home (85% speak English very well, 8% speak English well, 6% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).
0.5% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (100% speak English very well).
0.2% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (46% speak English very well, 46% speak English well, 8% speak English not well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $42,552,000 ($6,569 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $804,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $15,117,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $8,881,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $8,598,000
Federal grants: $8,618,000
Federal procurement contracts: $331,000 ($149,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $1,006,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $0,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $1,748,000
Federal Government insurance: $14,323,000

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

Births: 390
Here:

59 per 1000 residents
State:

85 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 333
Here:

51 per 1000 residents
State:

35 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +32
Here:

+5 per 1000 residents
State:

+29 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -13
Here -2 per 1000 residents
State +10 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Carson County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 1.30 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:

5.0
State:

4.1

Year house built in Carson County, Texas
  • Year house built in Carson County, Texas
  • 02014 or later
  • 602010 to 2013
  • 2492000 to 2009
  • 1461990 to 1999
  • 3341980 to 1989
  • 3081970 to 1979
  • 5101960 to 1969
  • 5061950 to 1959
  • 1771940 to 1949
  • 4991939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Carson County, Texas
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Carson County, Texas
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Carson County, Texas
  • 01 room
  • 82 rooms
  • 53 rooms
  • 1614 rooms
  • 6125 rooms
  • 4286 rooms
  • 2737 rooms
  • 1958 rooms
  • 2219+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Carson County, Texas
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Carson County, Texas
  • 41 room
  • 22 rooms
  • 423 rooms
  • 924 rooms
  • 1455 rooms
  • 936 rooms
  • 237 rooms
  • 368 rooms
  • 29+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Carson County, Texas
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Carson County, Texas
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Carson County, Texas
  • 0no bedroom
  • 341 bedroom
  • 2222 bedrooms
  • 1,1963 bedrooms
  • 3514 bedrooms
  • 1005+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Carson County, Texas
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Carson County, Texas
  • 4no bedroom
  • 441 bedroom
  • 1142 bedrooms
  • 2153 bedrooms
  • 644 bedrooms
  • 05+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Carson County, Texas in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Carson County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Carson County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 6no vehicle
  • 4351 vehicle
  • 8082 vehicles
  • 3503 vehicles
  • 2644 vehicles
  • 525+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Carson County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Carson County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 47no vehicle
  • 1201 vehicle
  • 1692 vehicles
  • 803 vehicles
  • 364 vehicles
  • 35+ vehicles

83.8% of Carson County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 21% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 72% lived in Texas.

Carson County:

83.8%
State average:

84.4%

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

  • This state: 4,656
  • Other state: 1,367
  • Northeast: 63
  • Midwest: 220
  • South: 489
  • West: 604
Year householders moved into unit in Carson County, TX
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Carson County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 65.1%Utility gas
  • 30.2%Electricity
  • 2.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2.0%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 58.8%Utility gas
  • 31.6%Electricity
  • 5.5%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 3.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.5%Other fuel

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 34
Here:

5.3%
Texas:

7.0%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 24
Here:

7.2%
Texas:

6.6%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 23
Here:

20.2%
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

Carson County government finances - Expenditure in 2017:

  • Charges - Other: $1,290,000
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $5,175,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,090,000
    Regular Highways: $875,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $795,000
    Police Protection: $781,000
    Correctional Institutions: $716,000
    General Public Buildings: $317,000
    Libraries: $285,000
    Financial Administration: $266,000
    Local Fire Protection: $61,000
    Corrections - Other: $43,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $22,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $17,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $435,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $396,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $39,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $16,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $486,000
    Local Fire Protection: $153,000
    Police Protection: $98,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,431,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $128,000
    Other: $96,000
  • Tax - Property: $6,642,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $5,175,000

Carson County government finances - Revenue in 2017:

  • Charges - Other: $1,290,000
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $5,175,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,090,000
    Regular Highways: $875,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $795,000
    Police Protection: $781,000
    Correctional Institutions: $716,000
    General Public Buildings: $317,000
    Libraries: $285,000
    Financial Administration: $266,000
    Local Fire Protection: $61,000
    Corrections - Other: $43,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $22,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $17,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $435,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $396,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $39,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $16,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $486,000
    Local Fire Protection: $153,000
    Police Protection: $98,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,431,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $128,000
    Other: $96,000
  • Tax - Property: $6,642,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $5,175,000

Carson County government finances - Debt in 2017:

  • Charges - Other: $1,290,000
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $5,175,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,090,000
    Regular Highways: $875,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $795,000
    Police Protection: $781,000
    Correctional Institutions: $716,000
    General Public Buildings: $317,000
    Libraries: $285,000
    Financial Administration: $266,000
    Local Fire Protection: $61,000
    Corrections - Other: $43,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $22,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $17,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $435,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $396,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $39,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $16,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $486,000
    Local Fire Protection: $153,000
    Police Protection: $98,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,431,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $128,000
    Other: $96,000
  • Tax - Property: $6,642,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $5,175,000

Carson County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017:

  • Charges - Other: $1,290,000
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $5,175,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,090,000
    Regular Highways: $875,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $795,000
    Police Protection: $781,000
    Correctional Institutions: $716,000
    General Public Buildings: $317,000
    Libraries: $285,000
    Financial Administration: $266,000
    Local Fire Protection: $61,000
    Corrections - Other: $43,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $22,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $17,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $435,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $396,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $39,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $16,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $486,000
    Local Fire Protection: $153,000
    Police Protection: $98,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,431,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $128,000
    Other: $96,000
  • Tax - Property: $6,642,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $5,175,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 61
  • Number of aged recipients: 13
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 48
  • Number of recipients under 18: 7
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 26
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 28
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 28
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 20
Most common first names in Carson County, TX among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James5374.6 years
William4877.4 years
John4777.9 years
Mary4279.1 years
Robert2370.1 years
George2371.1 years
Helen1878.5 years
Charles1878.2 years
Walter1776.2 years
Thomas1779.3 years
Most common last names in Carson County, TX among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith3074.7 years
Brown2276.5 years
Williams2080.7 years
Britten1779.7 years
Miller1271.2 years
Bender1177.8 years
West1069.0 years
Meaker980.0 years
Bell981.2 years
Bichsel977.0 years
Businesses in Carson County, TX
NameCountNameCount
Dairy Queen2Subway1
FedEx1UPS1

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