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Chambers County, Texas (TX)

County population in 2016: 39,976 (54% urban, 46% rural); it was 26,031 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 6,410
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 3,780
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 7,637
Renter-occupied apartments: 1,762 (it was 1,502 in 2000)
% of renters here:

16%
State:

36%

Land area: 599 sq. mi.

Water area: 272.7 sq. mi.

Population density: 67 people per square mile   (average).

March 2019 cost of living index in Chambers County: 92.6 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Construction (30.6%), Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (28.2%), Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing (16.0%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 72%
  • Government: 0%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 28%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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  • Races in Chambers County, TX (2017)
    • 26,265100.9%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 8,62333.1%Hispanic or Latino
    • 3,23812.4%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 5992.3%Asian alone
    • 5212.0%Two or more races
    • 630.2%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
Median resident age:

36.0 years
Texas median age:

34.7 years
Males: 19,922  (49.8%)
Females: 20,054  (50.2%)
Average household size:
Chambers County:

2.0 people
Texas:

3 people

Estimated median household income in 2017: $76,157 ($47,964 in 1999)
This county:

$76,157
Texas:

$59,206

Median contract rent in 2017 for apartments: $777 (lower quartile is $610, upper quartile is $1,045)
This county:

$777
State:

$843


Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $157,370 (it was $71,100 in 2000)
Chambers:

$157,370
Texas:

$172,200
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $98,725 - $275,275

Mean price in 2017:

Detached houses: $239,137
Here:

$239,137
State:

$242,762

Townhouses or other attached units: $211,199
Here:

$211,199
State:

$241,439

Mobile homes: $71,535
Here:

$71,535
State:

$77,722

Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $9,638
Here:

$9,638
State:

$60,875

Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,623
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $519

Institutionalized population: 229

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 1
  • Robberies: 4
  • Assaults: 49
  • Burglaries: 249
  • Thefts: 269
  • Auto thefts: 31

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

  • Murders: 2
  • Rapes: 0
  • Robberies: 8
  • Assaults: 45
  • Burglaries: 232
  • Thefts: 276
  • Auto thefts: 51
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 128 buildings, average cost: $102,900
  • 1998: 171 buildings, average cost: $108,900
  • 1999: 213 buildings, average cost: $87,200
  • 2000: 309 buildings, average cost: $93,200
  • 2001: 326 buildings, average cost: $84,000
  • 2002: 270 buildings, average cost: $119,500
  • 2003: 417 buildings, average cost: $128,600
  • 2004: 571 buildings, average cost: $133,000
  • 2005: 517 buildings, average cost: $140,400
  • 2006: 368 buildings, average cost: $161,000
  • 2007: 457 buildings, average cost: $166,200
  • 2008: 316 buildings, average cost: $170,800
  • 2009: 257 buildings, average cost: $176,900
  • 2010: 226 buildings, average cost: $172,100
  • 2011: 216 buildings, average cost: $170,600
  • 2012: 293 buildings, average cost: $181,800
  • 2013: 314 buildings, average cost: $196,300
  • 2014: 377 buildings, average cost: $198,300
  • 2015: 317 buildings, average cost: $202,500
  • 2016: 295 buildings, average cost: $198,900
  • 2017: 526 buildings, average cost: $205,400
Number of permits per 10,000 Chambers, TX residents
Average permit cost in Chambers, TX
Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $3,254 (1.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,808 (1.2%)

Distribution of median household income in Chambers, TX in 2017
Distribution of house value in Chambers, TX in 2017
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Chambers, TX in 2017
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 10.3%
Chambers County:

10.3%
Texas:

14.7%
(8.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 10.5% for Black residents, 17.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 40.7% for American Indian residents, 42.7% for other race residents, 2.6% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2017: 36.0 years old
(Males: 36.7 years old, Females: 35.8 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 39.2 years old, Black residents: 40.7 years old, American Indian residents: 55.7 years old, Asian residents: 39.2 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 27.9 years old, Other race residents: 26.9 years old)

Area name: Houston-Baytown-Sugar Land, TX HUD Metro FMR Area
Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Chambers County is $612 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $743 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $990 a month.

Cities in this county include: Winnie, Mont Belvieu, Anahuac, Beach City, Stowell, Old River-Winfree, Oak Island, Cove.

Chambers County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

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Notable locations in this county outside city limits:

Notable locations in Chambers County: Weinert Ranch (A), Edwards Public Library (B), Copperas Cove Public Library (C), The Childrens Museum in New Braunfels (D), A M and Alma Fiedler Memorial Museum (E), Sand Hills Volunteer Fire Department (F), County Line Fire Department (G), New Berlin Volunteer Fire Department Station 2 (H), Akin Ambulance (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Chambers County include: Saint James Church (A), Santa Clara Church (B), Shiloh Church (C), Sweet Canaan Church (D), York Creek Church (E), Zion Hill Church (F), Canaan View Church (G), Capote Church (H), Elm Creek Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Achterburg Cemetery (1), Lone Oak Cemetery (2), Appling Cemetery (3), Crayton Cemetery (4), Boecker Cemetery (5), Brenner Cemetery (6), Zion Hill Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoirs: Carter Lake (A), Dietz Lake (B), Salt Lake (C), Lake Placid (D), Meadow Lake (E), Lake Dunlap (F), Soil Conservation Service Site 10 Reservoir (G), Soil Conservation Service Site 7 Reservoir (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Wolf Creek (A), Tidwell Creek (B), Sawlog Creek (C), Saul Creek (D), Salt Creek (E), Rocky Creek (F), Red Branch (G), Randolph Creek (H), Polecat Creek (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Chambers County include: Nolte Island Recreation Area (1), Silva Park (2), Guadalupe Valley Memorial Park (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Neighboring counties: Cameron Parish, Louisiana , Franklin County, Florida , Lafayette Parish, Louisiana , Marion County, Florida , St. Bernard Parish, Louisiana , Fort Bend County .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

4.4%
Texas:

3.5%

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

Current college students: 942
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 84.8%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 22.3%

Number of foreign born residents: 4,299 (20.6% naturalized citizens)

Chambers County:

10.8%
Whole state:

17.1%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 9232010 or later
  • 1,5032000 to 2009
  • 9671990 to 1999
  • 2841980 to 1989
  • 2021970 to 1979
  • 127Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.7 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 39.8%

Chambers County marital status for males Chambers County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 11,037
  • One, attached: 121
  • Two: 34
  • 3 or 4: 33
  • 5 to 9: 287
  • 10 to 19: 95
  • 20 to 49: 145
  • 50 or more: 176
  • Mobile homes: 3,094
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 51

Housing units in Chambers County with a mortgage: 5,540 (57 second mortgage, 228 home equity loan, 19 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 5,328

Here:

50.0% with mortgage
State:

57.7% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Chambers County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant4,40528
Catholic3,9263
Mainline Protestant2,1699
Other32
Black Protestant-1
None24,593-
Chambers 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: 10
Chambers County:

3.48 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.


Number of convenience stores (no gas): 7
This county:

2.44 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.11 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 19
Chambers County:

6.61 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 17
This county:

5.92 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.13 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Chambers County:

9.4%
Texas:

8.9%

Adult obesity rate:
Chambers County:

28.3%
State:

26.6%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

14.0%
State:

15.7%

Agriculture in Chambers County:

Average size of farms: 451 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $21,924
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $160.48
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 59.03%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $22,425
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 12.42%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 37.32%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $41,509
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 91.48%
Average age of principal farm operators: 53 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 13.47
Corn for grain: 1722 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 150 acres

Tornado activity:

Chambers County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly below Texas state average. It is 3454382.9 times below overall U.S. average.
Tornadoes in this county have caused 11 injuries recorded between 1950 and 2004.
On 12/1/1953, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado injured 10 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Chambers County-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Texas state average. It is 92% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 2/10/2006 at 04:14:22, a magnitude 5.3 (4.2 MB, 5.3 MS, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 301.7 miles away from Chambers County center
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 217.8 miles away from the 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 424.9 miles away from the county center
On 5/27/2002 at 00:28:16, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 MB, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 182.8 miles away from the 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) earthquake occurred 210.4 miles away from Chambers County center
On 12/9/2000 at 06:46:09, a magnitude 4.3 (4.2 MB, 4.3 MS, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 297.8 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 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 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 Loss of the Space Shuttle Columbia, Incident Period: February 01, 2003, Emergency Declared EM-3171: February 01, 2003, FEMA Id: 3171, Natural disaster type: Other
  • Texas Severe Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: June 05, 2001 to June 20, 2001, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1379: June 09, 2001, FEMA Id: 1379, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • 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
  • 3 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Chambers County (13) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 7

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 8, Storms: 3, Floods: 2, Fire: 1, Flash Flood: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Chambers

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 12,683 (85.3%)
  • Carpooled: 1,416 (9.5%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 13 (0.1%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 220 (1.5%)
  • Walked: 72 (0.5%)
  • Worked at home: 448 (3.0%)
Class of Workers in 2017
Most common industries in 2017 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2017


  • Educational services (17%)
  • Health care and social assistance (10%)
  • Retail trade (5%)
  • Accommodation and food services (4%)
  • Manufacturing (4%)
  • Finance and insurance (3%)
  • Construction (3%)

Most common industries for females in 2017


  • Educational services (27%)
  • Health care and social assistance (15%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Construction (5%)

Most common occupations in 2017 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2017


  • Production occupations (19%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (18%)
  • Management occupations (11%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (7%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (7%)
  • Material moving occupations (6%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (5%)

Most common occupations for females in 2017


  • Education, training, and library occupations (21%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (21%)
  • Sales and related occupations (12%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (7%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (5%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (4%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Mexico (64%)
  • Other Middle Africa (7%)
  • Jordan (6%)
  • Vietnam (4%)
  • India (4%)
  • El Salvador (3%)
  • Ukraine (2%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Chambers County


  • American (15%)
  • English (5%)
  • German (5%)
  • Irish (4%)
  • French (except Basque) (4%)
  • African (4%)
  • Cajun (2%)

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

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

  • 116 people in nursing homes
  • 105 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 12 people in homes for the mentally retarded
129 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
100 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $90,725.

10.52% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($65,448 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

10.52%
Texas average:

7.43%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
9.26% relocated from other counties in Texas ($58,534 average AGI)
1.25% relocated from other states ($6,914 average AGI)
Chambers County:

1.25%
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 Harris County, TX  5.79% ($70,158 average AGI)
from Liberty County, TX  0.68% ($62,784)
from Jefferson County, TX  0.68% ($54,564)
from Galveston County, TX  0.22% ($68,909)
from Montgomery County, TX  0.18% ($62,481)
from Brazoria County, TX  0.14% ($77,238)


9.39% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($61,451 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.39%
Texas average:

7.26%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
8.26% relocated to other counties in Texas ($54,006 average AGI)
1.13% relocated to other states ($7,445 average AGI)
Chambers County:

1.13%
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 Harris County, TX  4.80% ($59,956 average AGI)
to Liberty County, TX  0.93% ($59,226)
to Jefferson County, TX  0.54% ($55,304)
to Galveston County, TX  0.33% ($74,714)
to Montgomery County, TX  0.14% ($70,524)
to Brazoria County, TX  0.14% ($72,381)
to Orange County, TX  0.14% ($70,050)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 12.6
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 12.8

Births per 1000 population in Chambers County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 7.1
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 7.2
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 6.9

Deaths per 1000 population in Chambers County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 8.5
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 7.2

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Chambers County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 19.6%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 12.8%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Chambers County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Chambers County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Chambers County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Chambers County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Chambers County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Chambers County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 3,322 (2,681 aged, 641 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 1,486 (19%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

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

  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (268)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (268)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (221)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (189)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (110)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (96)
  • Unspecified dementia (84)
  • Congestive heart failure (70)
  • Colon, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (34)
  • Atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease, so described (33)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 15%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 15%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 7.09
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 3,082
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 138
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 19,205

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,239
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 686
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 4

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 8
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 63

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 4
Beer, wine & liquor stores per 100,000 population in 2005: 1

Household type by relationship:

Households: 39,976
  • In family households: 36,339 (5,264 male householders, 5,218 female householders)
    9,008 spouses, 14,050 children (12,973 natural, 435 adopted, 648 stepchildren), 1,188 grandchildren, 329 brothers or sisters, 212 parents, 494 other relatives, 550 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 3,394 (1,862 male householders (1,649 living alone)), 1,103 female householders (1,088 living alone)), 414 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 288

Size of family households: 4,188 2-persons, 1,892 3-persons, 3,023 4-persons, 999 5-persons, 211 6-persons, 165 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 2,739 1-person, 172 2-persons, 4 3-persons, 54 5-persons.

8,627 married couples with children.
1,334 single-parent households (885 men, 449 women).

80.3% of residents of Chambers speak English at home.
15.5% of residents speak Spanish at home (43% speak English very well, 25% speak English well, 30% speak English not well, 2% don't speak English at all).
2.6% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (48% speak English very well, 17% speak English well, 34% don't speak English at all).
0.9% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (41% speak English very well, 42% speak English well, 16% speak English not well).
0.9% of residents speak other language at home (87% speak English very well, 13% speak English well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $154,061,000 ($5,458 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $42,365,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $37,737,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $26,277,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $10,569,000
Federal grants: $33,584,000
Federal procurement contracts: $42,552,000 ($41,390,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $3,343,000 ($127,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $81,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $12,898,000
Federal Government insurance: $275,652,000

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

Births: 1,660
Here:

58 per 1000 residents
State:

85 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 1,036
Here:

36 per 1000 residents
State:

35 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +303
Here:

+11 per 1000 residents
State:

+29 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +1,491
Here:

+52 per 1000 residents
State:

+10 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Chambers County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 2.53 millions of gallons per day (67% from ground, 33% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.2
State:

6.2

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.9
State:

4.1

Year house built in Chambers County, Texas
  • Year house built in Chambers County, Texas
  • 1,8582014 or later
  • 1,2272010 to 2013
  • 4,5782000 to 2009
  • 2,9371990 to 1999
  • 1,7141980 to 1989
  • 1,5881970 to 1979
  • 8611960 to 1969
  • 6581950 to 1959
  • 3281940 to 1949
  • 3601939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Chambers County, Texas
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Chambers County, Texas
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Chambers County, Texas
  • 241 room
  • 722 rooms
  • 1633 rooms
  • 6374 rooms
  • 2,2485 rooms
  • 3,1116 rooms
  • 1,9647 rooms
  • 1,2248 rooms
  • 1,3599+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Chambers County, Texas
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Chambers County, Texas
  • 01 room
  • 82 rooms
  • 3433 rooms
  • 6394 rooms
  • 8305 rooms
  • 2976 rooms
  • 3747 rooms
  • 268 rooms
  • 419+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Chambers County, Texas
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Chambers County, Texas
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Chambers County, Texas
  • 37no bedroom
  • 1431 bedroom
  • 1,0952 bedrooms
  • 6,1913 bedrooms
  • 2,6454 bedrooms
  • 7135+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Chambers County, Texas
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Chambers County, Texas
  • 0no bedroom
  • 3051 bedroom
  • 1,0852 bedrooms
  • 9643 bedrooms
  • 2244 bedrooms
  • 195+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Chambers County, Texas in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Chambers County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Chambers County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 161no vehicle
  • 2,5911 vehicle
  • 4,3172 vehicles
  • 2,5633 vehicles
  • 8824 vehicles
  • 3665+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Chambers County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Chambers County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 171no vehicle
  • 1,2381 vehicle
  • 9722 vehicles
  • 2093 vehicles
  • 344 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles

90.9% of Chambers County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 16% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 83% lived in Texas.

Chambers County:

90.9%
State average:

84.3%

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

  • This state: 28,735
  • Other state: 6,558
  • Northeast: 577
  • Midwest: 944
  • South: 3,979
  • West: 1,018
Year householders moved into unit in Chambers County, TX
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Chambers County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 62.5%Electricity
  • 28.8%Utility gas
  • 7.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.8%Other fuel
  • 0.5%Wood
  • 0.2%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.1%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 77.5%Electricity
  • 13.8%Utility gas
  • 6.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2.2%No fuel used

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 122
Here:

2.3%
Texas:

6.5%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 123
Here:

5.5%
Texas:

6.3%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 270
Here:

15.2%
Texas:

15.0%

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

Chambers County government finances - Expenditure in 2013:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $8,023,000
  • Charges - Other: $1,011,000
    Parks and Recreation: $419,000
    Air Transportation: $285,000
    Solid Waste Management: $270,000
  • Construction - General - Other: $2,143,000
    Regular Highways: $587,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $20,000
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $13,521,000
    Regular Highways: $6,274,000
    Police Protection: $5,974,000
    Housing and Community Development: $5,303,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $4,409,000
    Health - Other: $3,313,000
    Solid Waste Management: $3,080,000
    Financial Administration: $2,126,000
    Parks and Recreation: $1,450,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,113,000
    Correctional Institutions: $996,000
    Libraries: $578,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Medical Care: $499,000
    Air Transportation: $421,000
    General Public Buildings: $328,000
    Corrections - Other: $234,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $213,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $22,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $248,000
  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $12,455,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $12,455,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $6,005,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $6,005,000
  • Miscellaneous - Royalties: $4,056,000
    General Revenue - Other: $1,224,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $1,057,000
    Interest Earnings: $865,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $1,962,000
    Health - Other: $297,000
    Parks and Recreation: $235,000
    Solid Waste Management: $124,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $67,000
    Police Protection: $49,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $33,601,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $891,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $8,347,000
    Housing and Community Development: $5,286,000
    Health and Hospitals: $318,000
    General Local Government Support: $84,000
    Highways: $11,000
  • Tax - Property: $28,139,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $3,543,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $677,000
    Other Selective Sales: $318,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $13,626,000

Chambers County government finances - Revenue in 2013:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $8,023,000
  • Charges - Other: $1,011,000
    Parks and Recreation: $419,000
    Air Transportation: $285,000
    Solid Waste Management: $270,000
  • Construction - General - Other: $2,143,000
    Regular Highways: $587,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $20,000
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $13,521,000
    Regular Highways: $6,274,000
    Police Protection: $5,974,000
    Housing and Community Development: $5,303,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $4,409,000
    Health - Other: $3,313,000
    Solid Waste Management: $3,080,000
    Financial Administration: $2,126,000
    Parks and Recreation: $1,450,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,113,000
    Correctional Institutions: $996,000
    Libraries: $578,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Medical Care: $499,000
    Air Transportation: $421,000
    General Public Buildings: $328,000
    Corrections - Other: $234,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $213,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $22,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $248,000
  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $12,455,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $12,455,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $6,005,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $6,005,000
  • Miscellaneous - Royalties: $4,056,000
    General Revenue - Other: $1,224,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $1,057,000
    Interest Earnings: $865,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $1,962,000
    Health - Other: $297,000
    Parks and Recreation: $235,000
    Solid Waste Management: $124,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $67,000
    Police Protection: $49,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $33,601,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $891,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $8,347,000
    Housing and Community Development: $5,286,000
    Health and Hospitals: $318,000
    General Local Government Support: $84,000
    Highways: $11,000
  • Tax - Property: $28,139,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $3,543,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $677,000
    Other Selective Sales: $318,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $13,626,000

Chambers County government finances - Debt in 2013:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $8,023,000
  • Charges - Other: $1,011,000
    Parks and Recreation: $419,000
    Air Transportation: $285,000
    Solid Waste Management: $270,000
  • Construction - General - Other: $2,143,000
    Regular Highways: $587,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $20,000
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $13,521,000
    Regular Highways: $6,274,000
    Police Protection: $5,974,000
    Housing and Community Development: $5,303,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $4,409,000
    Health - Other: $3,313,000
    Solid Waste Management: $3,080,000
    Financial Administration: $2,126,000
    Parks and Recreation: $1,450,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,113,000
    Correctional Institutions: $996,000
    Libraries: $578,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Medical Care: $499,000
    Air Transportation: $421,000
    General Public Buildings: $328,000
    Corrections - Other: $234,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $213,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $22,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $248,000
  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $12,455,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $12,455,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $6,005,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $6,005,000
  • Miscellaneous - Royalties: $4,056,000
    General Revenue - Other: $1,224,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $1,057,000
    Interest Earnings: $865,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $1,962,000
    Health - Other: $297,000
    Parks and Recreation: $235,000
    Solid Waste Management: $124,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $67,000
    Police Protection: $49,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $33,601,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $891,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $8,347,000
    Housing and Community Development: $5,286,000
    Health and Hospitals: $318,000
    General Local Government Support: $84,000
    Highways: $11,000
  • Tax - Property: $28,139,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $3,543,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $677,000
    Other Selective Sales: $318,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $13,626,000

Chambers County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2013:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $8,023,000
  • Charges - Other: $1,011,000
    Parks and Recreation: $419,000
    Air Transportation: $285,000
    Solid Waste Management: $270,000
  • Construction - General - Other: $2,143,000
    Regular Highways: $587,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $20,000
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $13,521,000
    Regular Highways: $6,274,000
    Police Protection: $5,974,000
    Housing and Community Development: $5,303,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $4,409,000
    Health - Other: $3,313,000
    Solid Waste Management: $3,080,000
    Financial Administration: $2,126,000
    Parks and Recreation: $1,450,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,113,000
    Correctional Institutions: $996,000
    Libraries: $578,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Medical Care: $499,000
    Air Transportation: $421,000
    General Public Buildings: $328,000
    Corrections - Other: $234,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $213,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $22,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $248,000
  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $12,455,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $12,455,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $6,005,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $6,005,000
  • Miscellaneous - Royalties: $4,056,000
    General Revenue - Other: $1,224,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $1,057,000
    Interest Earnings: $865,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $1,962,000
    Health - Other: $297,000
    Parks and Recreation: $235,000
    Solid Waste Management: $124,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $67,000
    Police Protection: $49,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $33,601,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $891,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $8,347,000
    Housing and Community Development: $5,286,000
    Health and Hospitals: $318,000
    General Local Government Support: $84,000
    Highways: $11,000
  • Tax - Property: $28,139,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $3,543,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $677,000
    Other Selective Sales: $318,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $13,626,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 482
  • Number of aged recipients: 71
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 411
  • Number of recipients under 18: 80
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 295
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 107
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 173
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 214
Most common first names in Chambers County, TX among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James44171.0 years
William41373.2 years
Mary41278.1 years
John39972.0 years
Robert28471.0 years
Charles21867.9 years
George17974.4 years
Joseph15771.3 years
Dorothy13174.4 years
Willie13075.3 years
Most common last names in Chambers County, TX among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith28774.4 years
Williams21373.8 years
Johnson17375.8 years
Jones14877.1 years
Davis14074.7 years
Brown12876.3 years
Jackson10173.3 years
White8873.8 years
Moore7975.8 years
Miller7473.3 years
Businesses in Chambers County, TX
NameCountNameCount
Burger King1McDonald's2
Comfort Inn1RadioShack1
Dairy Queen2SONIC Drive-In1
Days Inn1Subway2
FedEx2Taco Bell1
H&R Block2True Value1
Holiday Inn1UPS1
Jack In The Box1Waffle House2
La Quinta1