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Childress County, Texas (TX)

County population in 2019: 7,441 (67% urban, 33% rural); it was 7,688 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 747
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 913
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 1,748
Renter-occupied apartments: 666 (it was 726 in 2000)
% of renters here:

29%
State:

36%

Land area: 710 sq. mi.

Water area: 3.3 sq. mi.

Population density: 10 people per square mile   (low).

March 2019 cost of living index in Childress County: 79.1 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Educational, health and social services (29.1%), Public administration (12.7%), Construction (10.1%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 61%
  • Government: 27%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 12%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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  • Races in Childress County, TX (2019)
    • 4,26657.7%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 2,33131.5%Hispanic or Latino
    • 6028.1%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 1552.1%Two or more races
    • 410.6%Asian alone
Median resident age:

35.0 years
Texas median age:

35.1 years
Males: 4,552  (61.2%)
Females: 2,889  (38.8%)
Average household size:
Childress County:

2.0 people
Texas:

3 people

Estimated median household income in 2019: $44,688 ($27,457 in 1999)
This county:

$44,688
Texas:

$64,034

Median contract rent in 2019 for apartments: $606 (lower quartile is $500, upper quartile is $785)
This county:

$606
State:

$929


Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $99,329 (it was $44,600 in 2000)
Childress:

$99,329
Texas:

$200,400
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $55,228 - $154,030

Mean price in 2019:

Detached houses: $136,851
Here:

$136,851
State:

$268,991

Mobile homes: $64,895
Here:

$64,895
State:

$94,014

Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,263
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $459

Institutionalized population: 1,418

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 2
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 2
  • Burglaries: 16
  • Thefts: 40
  • Auto thefts: 2

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 1
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 3
  • Burglaries: 9
  • Thefts: 15
  • Auto thefts: 0
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 2 buildings, average cost: $74,100
  • 1998: 0 buildings
  • 1999: 0 buildings
  • 2000: 1 building, cost: $34,000
  • 2001: 0 buildings
  • 2002: 1 building, cost: $13,000
  • 2003: 1 building, cost: $70,000
  • 2004: 0 buildings
  • 2005: 1 building, cost: $120,000
  • 2006: 3 buildings, average cost: $95,500
  • 2007: 3 buildings, average cost: $93,100
  • 2008: 0 buildings
  • 2009: 6 buildings, average cost: $182,500
  • 2010: 3 buildings, average cost: $125,000
  • 2011: 0 buildings
  • 2012: 0 buildings
  • 2013: 0 buildings
  • 2014: 0 buildings
  • 2015: 0 buildings
  • 2016: 0 buildings
  • 2017: 0 buildings
  • 2018: 0 buildings
  • 2019: 0 buildings
Number of permits per 10,000 Childress, TX residents
Average permit cost in Childress, TX
Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $2,265 (1.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $1,364 (1.6%)

Distribution of median household income in Childress, TX in 2019
Distribution of house value in Childress, TX in 2019
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Childress, TX in 2019
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 12.9%
Childress County:

12.9%
Texas:

13.6%
(9.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 12.6% for Black residents, 16.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 22.3% for other race residents, 39.3% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2019: 35.0 years old
(Males: 31.2 years old, Females: 42.7 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 40.0 years old, Black residents: 29.7 years old, American Indian residents: 4.0 years old, Asian residents: 38.6 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 28.7 years old, Other race residents: 28.1 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Childress County is $396 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $484 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $645 a month.

Cities in this county include: Childress, North River.

Childress 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: De Baca County, New Mexico , Lincoln County, New Mexico , Howard County, Arkansas , Lee County, South Carolina , Johnston County, Oklahoma , Santa Barbara County, California , Marion County, Tennessee , Pender County, North Carolina .

Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

4.3%
Texas:

8.0%

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

Current college students: 237
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 82.3%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 18.8%

Number of foreign born residents: 753 (32.1% naturalized citizens)

Childress County:

10.1%
Whole state:

17.1%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 1482010 or later
  • 1242000 to 2009
  • 2341990 to 1999
  • 1501980 to 1989
  • 751970 to 1979
  • 27Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 10.8 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 92.3%

Childress County marital status for males Childress County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 2,230
  • One, attached: 9
  • Two: 122
  • 3 or 4: 186
  • 5 to 9: 15
  • 10 to 19: 66
  • 20 to 49: 27
  • 50 or more: 48
  • Mobile homes: 277

Housing units in Childress County with a mortgage: 466 (14 second mortgage, 11 home equity loan, 9 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 1,036

Here:

99.8% with mortgage
State:

56.1% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Childress County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant1,80911
Mainline Protestant7433
Catholic2101
Black Protestant1801
Other1-
None4,098-
Childress 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: 1
Childress County:

1.33 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.



Number of convenience stores (with gas): 5
Childress County:

6.65 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 13
This county:

17.29 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.13 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Childress County:

9.0%
Texas:

8.9%

Adult obesity rate:
Childress County:

26.9%
State:

26.6%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

11.4%
State:

15.7%

Agriculture in Childress County:

Average size of farms: 1229 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $45,308
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $113.62
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 46.60%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $49,510
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 17.32%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 5.39%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $90,402
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 85.00%
Average age of principal farm operators: 58 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 5.36
All wheat for grain: 20792 harvested acres
Upland cotton: 32300 harvested acres

Earthquake activity:

Childress County-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Texas state average. It is 577% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/16/1978 at 11:46:54, a magnitude 5.3 (4.4 MB, 4.6 UK, 5.3 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 104.9 miles away from Childress County center
On 11/6/2011 at 03:53:10, a magnitude 5.7 (5.7 MW, Depth: 3.2 mi) earthquake occurred 208.2 miles away from the county center
On 9/3/2016 at 12:02:44, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 3.5 mi) earthquake occurred 228.7 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 163.0 miles away from the county center
On 4/14/1995 at 00:32:56, a magnitude 5.7 (5.6 MB, 5.7 MS, 5.7 MW, Depth: 11.1 mi) earthquake occurred 343.8 miles away from Childress County center
On 11/7/2016 at 01:44:24, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MW, Depth: 2.8 mi) earthquake occurred 219.0 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • Texas Covid-19 Pandemic, Incident Period: January 20, 2020, FEMA Id: 4485, Natural disaster type: Other
  • Texas Severe Winter Storms, Tornadoes, Straight-line Winds, and Flooding, Incident Period: December 26, 2016 to January 21, 2016, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4255: February 09, 2016, FEMA Id: 4255, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm, Tornado, Flood, Wind
  • Texas Wildfires, Incident Period: April 06, 2011 to August 29, 2011, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1999: July 01, 2011, FEMA Id: 1999, 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 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 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 Fire Emergency, Incident Period: February 23, 1996 to September 19, 1996, Emergency Declared EM-3117: February 23, 1996, FEMA Id: 3117, Natural disaster type: Fire

The number of natural disasters in Childress County (9) is smaller than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 3
Emergencies Declared: 5
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Childress

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 2,399 (84.2%)
  • Carpooled: 250 (8.8%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 19 (0.7%)
  • Walked: 103 (3.6%)
  • Worked at home: 79 (2.8%)
Class of Workers in 2019
Most common industries in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (25%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
  • Construction (2%)

Most common industries for females in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (36%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Public administration (12%)
  • Other services, except public administration (11%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Construction (2%)

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


  • Management occupations (13%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (12%)
  • Production occupations (9%)
  • Transportation occupations (9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (6%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (6%)

Most common occupations for females in 2019


  • Office and administrative support occupations (14%)
  • Educational instruction, and library occupations (11%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (11%)
  • Sales and related occupations (11%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (11%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (10%)
  • Community and social service occupations (8%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Mexico (84%)
  • Korea (3%)
  • Honduras (3%)
  • Cuba (2%)
  • El Salvador (2%)
  • Panama (1%)
  • England (0%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Childress County


  • American (14%)
  • Irish (5%)
  • German (5%)
  • European (4%)
  • French (except Basque) (4%)
  • English (2%)
  • Italian (2%)

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

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

  • 1,652 people in state prisons
  • 86 people in nursing homes
  • 16 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)

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

  • 1,326 people in state prisons
  • 58 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 34 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $49,899.

5.40% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($26,064 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.40%
Texas average:

7.43%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
5.40% relocated from other counties in Texas ($26,064 average AGI)
1.13% relocated from other states ($6,682 average AGI)
Childress County:

1.13%
Texas average:

2.52%

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


4.37% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($34,341 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.37%
Texas average:

7.26%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
4.37% relocated to other counties in Texas ($34,341 average AGI)
1.74% relocated to other states ($15,205 average AGI)
Childress County:

1.74%
Texas average:

2.32%

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

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 12.2
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 11.2

Births per 1000 population in Childress County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 14.3
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 10.9
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2019: 10.8

Deaths per 1000 population in Childress County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 9.0
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 13.9

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Childress County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2018: 21.5%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2018: 12.2%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Childress County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Childress County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Childress County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Childress County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Childress County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Childress County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 1,206 (1,029 aged, 177 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 243 (16%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

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

  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (55)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (21)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (10)

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

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 13.14
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 18,468
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 499
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 42,138

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 912
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,016
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 26

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 27
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 65

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 13

Crimes per 100,000 population in 1996: 1

Household type by relationship:

Households: 7,441
  • Male householders: 1,174 (252 living alone), Female householders: 1,306 (570 living alone)
  • 1,156 spouses (1,140 opposite-sex spouses), 71 unmarried partners, (71 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 1,868 children (1,734 natural, 45 adopted, 88 stepchildren), 91 grandchildren, 0 brothers or sisters, 26 parents, 0 foster children, 57 other relatives, 138 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 1,508

Size of family households: 828 2-persons, 339 3-persons, 258 4-persons, 113 5-persons, 36 6-persons, 5 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 823 1-person, 78 2-persons.

789 married couples with children.
418 single-parent households (288 men, 130 women).

76.6% of residents of Childress speak English at home.
23.1% of residents speak Spanish at home (78% speak English very well, 10% speak English well, 11% speak English not well).
0.4% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (100% speak English very well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $44,944,000 ($5,904 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $744,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $16,335,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $10,343,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $7,057,000
Federal grants: $8,586,000
Federal procurement contracts: $931,000 ($14,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $1,692,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $0,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $856,000
Federal Government insurance: $9,157,000

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

Births: 428
Here:

56 per 1000 residents
State:

85 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 427
Here:

56 per 1000 residents
State:

35 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +57
Here:

+7 per 1000 residents
State:

+29 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -61
Here -8 per 1000 residents
State +10 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Childress County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 0.00 millions of gallons per day (all from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.8
State:

6.3

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.2
State:

4.1

Year house built in Childress County, Texas
  • Year house built in Childress County, Texas
  • 02014 or later
  • 412010 to 2013
  • 2602000 to 2009
  • 3461990 to 1999
  • 2671980 to 1989
  • 5851970 to 1979
  • 1321960 to 1969
  • 3421950 to 1959
  • 2551940 to 1949
  • 6551939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Childress County, Texas
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Childress County, Texas
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Childress County, Texas
  • 41 room
  • 222 rooms
  • 583 rooms
  • 2534 rooms
  • 2965 rooms
  • 3436 rooms
  • 2347 rooms
  • 1778 rooms
  • 999+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Childress County, Texas
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Childress County, Texas
  • 01 room
  • 1272 rooms
  • 1673 rooms
  • 2984 rooms
  • 1115 rooms
  • 1576 rooms
  • 1177 rooms
  • 188 rooms
  • 29+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Childress County, Texas
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Childress County, Texas
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Childress County, Texas
  • 4no bedroom
  • 351 bedroom
  • 3542 bedrooms
  • 8153 bedrooms
  • 2654 bedrooms
  • 05+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Childress County, Texas
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Childress County, Texas
  • 32no bedroom
  • 2691 bedroom
  • 4872 bedrooms
  • 1543 bedrooms
  • 574 bedrooms
  • 05+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Childress County, Texas in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Childress County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Childress County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 66no vehicle
  • 4181 vehicle
  • 5682 vehicles
  • 3373 vehicles
  • 564 vehicles
  • 335+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Childress County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Childress County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 76no vehicle
  • 6201 vehicle
  • 2812 vehicles
  • 113 vehicles
  • 04 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles

89.2% of Childress County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 22% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 87% lived in Texas.

Childress County:

89.2%
State average:

84.4%

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

  • This state: 5,087
  • Other state: 1,508
  • Northeast: 122
  • Midwest: 376
  • South: 601
  • West: 409
Year householders moved into unit in Childress County, TX
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Childress County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 52.7%Utility gas
  • 41.1%Electricity
  • 6.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 61.5%Utility gas
  • 28.9%Electricity
  • 4.8%Wood
  • 3.4%No fuel used
  • 1.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 0
Here:

0.0%
Texas:

7.0%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 0
Here:

0.0%
Texas:

6.6%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 0
Here:

0.0%
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

Childress County government finances - Expenditure in 2017:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $37,000
  • Charges - Other: $301,000
    Toll Highways: $247,000
    Solid Waste Management: $128,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $1,044,000
    Police Protection: $884,000
    General - Other: $642,000
    Correctional Institutions: $479,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $444,000
    Housing and Community Development: $256,000
    Toll Highways: $225,000
    Financial Administration: $161,000
    Gas Utilities: $153,000
    Solid Waste Management: $130,000
    Local Fire Protection: $116,000
    Central Staff Services: $88,000
    General Public Buildings: $40,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $21,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $9,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $268,000
    General Local Government Support: $6,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $24,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $7,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $483,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $430,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $53,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $51,000
    General Revenue - Other: $49,000
    Rents: $10,000
    Interest Earnings: $9,000
    Sale of Property: $2,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $2,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $98,000
    General Public Building: $34,000
    Police Protection: $18,000
    Local Fire Protection: $14,000
    Central Staff Services: $9,000
    Gas Utilities: $5,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $586,000
  • Revenue - Gas Utilities: $217,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $406,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $602,000
    Housing and Community Development: $227,000
    Highways: $118,000
    General Local Government Support: $1,000
  • Tax - Property: $2,276,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $68,000
    Other License: $5,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,375,000

Childress County government finances - Revenue in 2017:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $37,000
  • Charges - Other: $301,000
    Toll Highways: $247,000
    Solid Waste Management: $128,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $1,044,000
    Police Protection: $884,000
    General - Other: $642,000
    Correctional Institutions: $479,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $444,000
    Housing and Community Development: $256,000
    Toll Highways: $225,000
    Financial Administration: $161,000
    Gas Utilities: $153,000
    Solid Waste Management: $130,000
    Local Fire Protection: $116,000
    Central Staff Services: $88,000
    General Public Buildings: $40,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $21,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $9,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $268,000
    General Local Government Support: $6,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $24,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $7,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $483,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $430,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $53,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $51,000
    General Revenue - Other: $49,000
    Rents: $10,000
    Interest Earnings: $9,000
    Sale of Property: $2,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $2,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $98,000
    General Public Building: $34,000
    Police Protection: $18,000
    Local Fire Protection: $14,000
    Central Staff Services: $9,000
    Gas Utilities: $5,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $586,000
  • Revenue - Gas Utilities: $217,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $406,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $602,000
    Housing and Community Development: $227,000
    Highways: $118,000
    General Local Government Support: $1,000
  • Tax - Property: $2,276,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $68,000
    Other License: $5,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,375,000

Childress County government finances - Debt in 2017:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $37,000
  • Charges - Other: $301,000
    Toll Highways: $247,000
    Solid Waste Management: $128,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $1,044,000
    Police Protection: $884,000
    General - Other: $642,000
    Correctional Institutions: $479,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $444,000
    Housing and Community Development: $256,000
    Toll Highways: $225,000
    Financial Administration: $161,000
    Gas Utilities: $153,000
    Solid Waste Management: $130,000
    Local Fire Protection: $116,000
    Central Staff Services: $88,000
    General Public Buildings: $40,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $21,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $9,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $268,000
    General Local Government Support: $6,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $24,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $7,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $483,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $430,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $53,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $51,000
    General Revenue - Other: $49,000
    Rents: $10,000
    Interest Earnings: $9,000
    Sale of Property: $2,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $2,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $98,000
    General Public Building: $34,000
    Police Protection: $18,000
    Local Fire Protection: $14,000
    Central Staff Services: $9,000
    Gas Utilities: $5,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $586,000
  • Revenue - Gas Utilities: $217,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $406,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $602,000
    Housing and Community Development: $227,000
    Highways: $118,000
    General Local Government Support: $1,000
  • Tax - Property: $2,276,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $68,000
    Other License: $5,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,375,000

Childress County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $37,000
  • Charges - Other: $301,000
    Toll Highways: $247,000
    Solid Waste Management: $128,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $1,044,000
    Police Protection: $884,000
    General - Other: $642,000
    Correctional Institutions: $479,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $444,000
    Housing and Community Development: $256,000
    Toll Highways: $225,000
    Financial Administration: $161,000
    Gas Utilities: $153,000
    Solid Waste Management: $130,000
    Local Fire Protection: $116,000
    Central Staff Services: $88,000
    General Public Buildings: $40,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $21,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $9,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $268,000
    General Local Government Support: $6,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $24,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $7,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $483,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $430,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $53,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $51,000
    General Revenue - Other: $49,000
    Rents: $10,000
    Interest Earnings: $9,000
    Sale of Property: $2,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $2,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $98,000
    General Public Building: $34,000
    Police Protection: $18,000
    Local Fire Protection: $14,000
    Central Staff Services: $9,000
    Gas Utilities: $5,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $586,000
  • Revenue - Gas Utilities: $217,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $406,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $602,000
    Housing and Community Development: $227,000
    Highways: $118,000
    General Local Government Support: $1,000
  • Tax - Property: $2,276,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $68,000
    Other License: $5,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,375,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 168
  • Number of aged recipients: 29
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 139
  • Number of recipients under 18: 26
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 92
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 50
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 81
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 69
Most common first names in Childress County, TX among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William7578.9 years
James7177.0 years
Mary7180.5 years
John6277.0 years
Robert3377.9 years
Willie3079.4 years
George2979.2 years
Ruby2580.9 years
Roy2370.7 years
Charles2075.7 years
Most common last names in Childress County, TX among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith5576.9 years
Jones5077.2 years
Johnson3472.4 years
Williams2676.5 years
Hill2680.3 years
King2376.3 years
Thomas1976.1 years
Brown1974.2 years
Moore1881.0 years
Howard1883.1 years
Businesses in Childress County, TX
NameCountNameCount
Best Western1Pizza Hut1
Comfort Inn1Quality1
Days Inn1Rodeway Inn1
FedEx1SONIC Drive-In1
H&R Block1Super 81
Hilton1True Value1
Holiday Inn1U-Haul1
La-Z-Boy1U.S. Cellular1
Lane Furniture1Walmart1
McDonald's1