County population in 2014: 3,254 (all rural); it was 3,864 in 2000County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 389 County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 779 County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 1,216 Renter-occupied apartments: 298 (it was 328 in 2000)
% of renters here:
Land area: 899 sq. mi.
Water area: 29.2 sq. mi.
Population density: 4 people per square mile (very low).
Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Coke County: 79.3 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Industries providing employment: Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (25.6%), Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (22.1%), Information (14.0%).
Estimated median household income in 2015: $44,419 ($29,085 in 1999)
Median contract rent in 2015 for apartments: $315 (lower quartile is $247, upper quartile is $470)
Estimated median house or condo value in 2015: $88,294 (it was $47,000 in 2000)
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $49,296 - $138,590 Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,086 Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $390
Institutionalized population: 35
Crime in 2005 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):
Auto thefts: 1
Crime in 2004 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):
Auto thefts: 1
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2015: $1,402 (1.5%) Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2015: $776 (1.0%)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2015: 11.6%
(10.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 14.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 7.1% for American Indian residents, 2.9% for other race residents, 50.2% for two or more races residents)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2015: 10.7%
(10.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 12.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 3.4% for American Indian residents, 2.1% for other race residents, 41.7% for two or more races residents)
Median age of residents in 2015: 49 years old
(Males: 46 years old, Females: 53 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 54 years old, Black residents: 16 years old, American Indian residents: 46 years old, Asian residents: 80 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 34 years old, Other race residents: 47 years old)
Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Coke County is $435 a month. Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $553 a month. Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $796 a month.
Notable locations in this county outside city limits:
Notable locations in Coke County: Cayuga School (A), Foster School (B), Big Camp (C), Anderson Camp Ground (D), Calhoun (E), Roustabout Camp (F), Coffield State Prison Farm (G), Camp Bette Perot (H), Bois D Arc (I), McDonald Museum (J), Frankston Depot Museum (K), Frankston Depot Library (L), Palestine Fire Department Station 3 (M), Tennessee Colony Volunteer Fire Department (N), Elmwood Volunteer Fire Department Station 2 (O), Bethel Cayuga Volunteer Fire Department (P), Montalba Volunteer Fire Department (Q), 79 East Volunteer Fire Department (R), Bradford Volunteer Fire Department (S), Lone Pine Volunteer Fire Department (T). Display/hide their locations on the map
Churches in Coke County include: Olive Branch Church (A), Asberry Church (B), Hardshell Church (C), Bewen Church (D), Pigsah Church (E), Saint John Church (F), Union Hope Church (G), Pine Hill Church (H), Great Pine Hill Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map
Cemeteries: Perry Starr Cemetery (1), Pleasant Springs Cemetery (2), Providence Cemetery (3), Crawford Cemetery (4), Davis Cemetery (5), Magnolia Cemetery (6), Fort Houston Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map
Lakes, reservoirs, and swamps: Swift Lake (A), Cedar Lake (B), Phillips Lake (C), Bear Lake (D), Sand Lake (E), Old Salt Works Lake (F), Snag Lake (G), Prairie Lake (H). Display/hide their locations on the map
Streams, rivers, and creeks: Box Creek (A), Bird Branch (B), Beech Creek (C), Bee Branch (D), Basset Creek (E), Beaver Creek (F), Sycamore Creek (G), Crawford Branch (H), Short Branch (I). Display/hide their locations on the map
Parks in Coke County include: Texas State Railroad State Historical Park (1), Strong Memorial Park (2), Davey Park (3), Houston Mound Historical Marker (4), Kickapoo Battlefield Monument (5), Gus Engeling Wildlife Management Area (6), Davey Dogwood Park (7), Big Lake Bottom Wildlife Management Area (8). Display/hide their locations on the map
Current college students: 80 People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 74.2% People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 14.7%
Number of foreign born residents: 107 (44% naturalized citizens)
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
1995 to March 2000: 7
1990 to 1994: 19
1985 to 1989: 12
1980 to 1984: 22
1975 to 1979: 11
1970 to 1974: 2
1970 to 1974: 2
1965 to 1969: 32
Note: State values scaled to Coke County population
Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.8 minutes
Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 62.9%
Housing units in structures:
One, detached: 1,742
One, attached: 27
3 or 4: 20
5 to 9: 2
10 to 19: 2
Mobile homes: 884
Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 82
Housing units in Coke County with a mortgage: 282 (9 second mortgage, 14 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan) Houses without a mortgage: 517
35.3% with mortgage
64.2% with mortgage
Religion statistics for Coke County
Coke 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
5.77 / 10,000 pop.
1.47 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 2
5.77 / 10,000 pop.
3.95 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 5
14.42 / 10,000 pop.
6.13 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Agriculture in Coke County:
Average size of farms: 1449 acres Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $38,041 Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $48.84 The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 0.00% The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 95.48% Average total farm production expenses per farm: $44,031 Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 2.43% Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 3.27% Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $35,373 The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 90.45% Average age of principal farm operators: 60 years Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 2.20 All wheat for grain: 4003 harvested acres Upland cotton: 325 harvested acres Land in orchards: 49 acres
Coke County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly below Texas state average. It is 1802035.9 times below overall U.S. average. Tornadoes in this county have caused 2 fatalities and 90 injuries recorded between 1950 and 2004. On 11/15/1987, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado killed one person and injured 59 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.
Coke County-area historical earthquake activity is above Texas state average. It is 61% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 6/16/1978 at 11:46:54, a magnitude 5.3 (4.4 MB, 4.6 UK, 5.3 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 79.7 miles away from Coke 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 203.2 miles away from the county center On 1/2/1992 at 11:45:35, a magnitude 5.0 (4.6 MB, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 155.0 miles away from the county center On 12/19/2005 at 20:27:40, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, 4.1 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 240.6 miles away from the county center On 4/28/1998 at 14:13:01, a magnitude 4.2 (3.9 MB, 4.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 233.1 miles away from Coke County center On 4/15/1995 at 14:33:29, a magnitude 4.0 (4.0 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 201.4 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 Wildcat Fire, Incident Period: April 11, 2011 to May 04, 2011, Fire Management Assistance Declared: April 15, 2011, FEMA Id: 2892, 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 Silver Fire, Incident Period: February 25, 2008 to March 02, 2008, Fire Management Assistance Declared: February 25, 2008, FEMA Id: 2747, 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 Extreme Fire Hazard, Incident Period: August 30, 1993 to November 15, 1993, Emergency Declared EM-3113: September 10, 1993, FEMA Id: 3113, Natural disaster type: Fire
The number of natural disasters in Coke County (8) is smaller than the US average (13). Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 1 Emergencies Declared: 5
Education, training, and library occupations (12%)
Material moving occupations (11%)
Sales and related occupations (6%)
Transportation occupations (6%)
Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (6%)
Education, training, and library occupations (21%)
Office and administrative support occupations (13%)
Sales and related occupations (10%)
Health technologists and technicians (8%)
Food preparation and serving related occupations (8%)
Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (7%)
Management occupations (6%)
Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):
El Salvador (3%)
Most common first ancestries reported in Coke County (%):
United States or American (24%)
French (except Basque) (2%)
Means of transportation to work:
Drove a car alone: 1,171 (82%)
Carpooled: 160 (11%)
Bus or trolley bus: 3 (0%)
Motorcycle: 6 (0%)
Walked: 31 (2%)
Other means: 1 (0%)
Worked at home: 49 (3%)
Owners and renters by unit type in %
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders ($)
198 people in unknown juvenile institutions
95 people in nursing homes
35 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilitiesAverage gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $45,471.
8.28% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($42,258 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
6.86% relocated from other counties in Texas ($31,871 average AGI)
1.42% relocated from other states ($10,387 average AGI)
Percentage of residents relocating from other counties or countries
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Coke County
Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 818 (726 aged, 92 disabled) Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 127 (20%)
Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)
Aged persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)
Disabled persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)
Most common underlying causes of death in Coke County, Texas in 1999 - 2014:
603 married couples with children.
146 single-parent households (39 men, 107 women).
85.6% of residents of Coke County speak English at home.
14.0% of residents speak Spanish at home (74% speak English very well, 17% speak English well, 8% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).
0.3% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (67% speak English very well, 33% speak English well).
In fiscal year 2004:
Federal Government expenditure: $20,124,000 ($5,417 per capita) Department of Defense expenditure: $467,000 Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $10,329,000 Federal other direct payments to individuals: $5,458,000 Federal direct payments not to individuals: $868,000 Federal grants: $2,379,000 Federal procurement contracts: $199,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense) Federal salaries and wages: $891,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense) Federal Government direct loans: $0,000 Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $525,000 Federal Government insurance: $1,023,000
Population change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005:
43 per 1000 residents
85 per 1000 residents
81 per 1000 residents
35 per 1000 residents
Net international migration: +4
+1 per 1000 residents
+29 per 1000 residents
Net internal migration: -108
-30 per 1000 residents
+10 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Coke County
Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 11.42 millions of gallons per day (all from surface)
Note: State values scaled to Coke County population
no vehicle: 43
1 vehicle: 368
2 vehicles: 530
3 vehicles: 204
4 vehicles: 61
5+ vehicles: 10
no vehicle: 36
1 vehicle: 159
2 vehicles: 103
3 vehicles: 28
4 vehicles: 2
5+ vehicles: 0
58% of Coke County residents lived in the same house 5 years ago. Out of people who lived in different houses, 29% lived in this county. Out of people who lived in different counties, 88% lived in Texas.
Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:
This state: 3,139
Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $32,500
Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 2%
Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 2%
Year Householders Moved Into Unit
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Coke County