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Colorado County, Texas (TX)

County population in 2016: 21,831 (37% urban, 63% rural); it was 20,390 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 2,500
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 3,727
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 5,858
Renter-occupied apartments: 1,955 (it was 1,783 in 2000)
% of renters here:

23%
State:

36%

Land area: 963 sq. mi.

Water area: 10.6 sq. mi.

Population density: 23 people per square mile   (low).

March 2019 cost of living index in Colorado County: 80.3 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Retail trade (27.4%), Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (22.1%), Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (13.2%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 49%
  • Government: 10%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 39%
  • Unpaid family work: 2%
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  • Races in Colorado County, TX (2017)
    • 12,14959.6%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 6,27330.8%Hispanic or Latino
    • 3,04214.9%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 470.2%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
    • 240.1%Asian alone
    • 160.08%Two or more races
Median resident age:

44.5 years
Texas median age:

34.7 years
Males: 10,832  (49.6%)
Females: 10,999  (50.4%)
Average household size:
Colorado County:

2.0 people
Texas:

3 people

Estimated median household income in 2017: $49,113 ($32,425 in 1999)
This county:

$49,113
Texas:

$59,206

Median contract rent in 2017 for apartments: $537 (lower quartile is $383, upper quartile is $683)
This county:

$537
State:

$843


Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $133,245 (it was $60,200 in 2000)
Colorado:

$133,245
Texas:

$172,200
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $66,129 - $208,113
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,216
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $404

Institutionalized population: 318

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 3
  • Robberies: 2
  • Assaults: 8
  • Burglaries: 44
  • Thefts: 103
  • Auto thefts: 16

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

  • Murders: 1
  • Rapes: 5
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 10
  • Burglaries: 47
  • Thefts: 104
  • Auto thefts: 17
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 7 buildings, average cost: $132,800
  • 1998: 9 buildings, average cost: $128,400
  • 1999: 8 buildings, average cost: $161,100
  • 2000: 12 buildings, average cost: $110,000
  • 2001: 9 buildings, average cost: $96,700
  • 2002: 16 buildings, average cost: $96,200
  • 2003: 17 buildings, average cost: $85,900
  • 2004: 9 buildings, average cost: $106,300
  • 2005: 20 buildings, average cost: $93,200
  • 2006: 9 buildings, average cost: $116,500
  • 2007: 16 buildings, average cost: $96,900
  • 2008: 9 buildings, average cost: $117,100
  • 2009: 12 buildings, average cost: $74,200
  • 2010: 7 buildings, average cost: $116,300
  • 2011: 8 buildings, average cost: $86,000
  • 2012: 15 buildings, average cost: $72,000
  • 2013: 9 buildings, average cost: $98,300
  • 2014: 10 buildings, average cost: $85,300
  • 2015: 5 buildings, average cost: $77,000
  • 2016: 22 buildings, average cost: $115,900
  • 2017: 11 buildings, average cost: $147,300
Number of permits per 10,000 Colorado, TX residents
Average permit cost in Colorado, TX
Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $2,464 (1.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,434 (1.3%)

Distribution of median household income in Colorado, TX in 2017
Distribution of house value in Colorado, TX in 2017
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Colorado, TX in 2017
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 12.3%
Colorado County:

12.3%
Texas:

14.7%
(6.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 23.5% for Black residents, 19.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 9.9% for other race residents, 36.0% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2017: 44.5 years old
(Males: 43.9 years old, Females: 45.6 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 53.5 years old, Black residents: 42.5 years old, American Indian residents: 35.4 years old, Asian residents: 59.2 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 28.3 years old, Other race residents: 33.5 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Colorado County is $427 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $484 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $639 a month.

Cities in this county include: Columbus, Eagle Lake, Garwood, Weimar, Glidden.

Colorado 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: Franklin County, Florida , Gonzales County , Kendall County , Real County .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

3.3%
Texas:

3.5%

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

Current college students: 821
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 82.8%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 19.3%

Number of foreign born residents: 2,041 (48.2% naturalized citizens)

Colorado County:

9.4%
Whole state:

17.1%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 5482010 or later
  • 2892000 to 2009
  • 5331990 to 1999
  • 3881980 to 1989
  • 3111970 to 1979
  • 113Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 26.2 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 71.2%

Colorado County marital status for males Colorado County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 8,461
  • One, attached: 124
  • Two: 94
  • 3 or 4: 63
  • 5 to 9: 126
  • 10 to 19: 156
  • 20 to 49: 52
  • 50 or more: 60
  • Mobile homes: 1,864
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 3

Housing units in Colorado County with a mortgage: 2,202 (8 second mortgage, 132 home equity loan, 5 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 4,331

Here:

33.3% with mortgage
State:

57.7% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Colorado County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic6,5416
Evangelical Protestant2,86223
Mainline Protestant2,57415
Black Protestant4223
Other21
None8,473-
Colorado 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: 5
Colorado County:

2.44 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.


Number of convenience stores (no gas): 6
This county:

2.93 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.11 / 10,000 pop.

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

9.27 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 13
This county:

6.34 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.13 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Colorado County:

10.8%
Texas:

8.9%

Adult obesity rate:
Colorado County:

28.2%
State:

26.6%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

14.6%
State:

15.7%

Agriculture in Colorado County:

Average size of farms: 304 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $23,495
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $240.89
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 7.69%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 55.16%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $28,704
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 14.37%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 38.68%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $34,963
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 90.40%
Average age of principal farm operators: 58 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 18.25
Corn for grain: 12744 harvested acres
Upland cotton: 1346 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 904 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 2,676 acres

Earthquake activity:

Colorado County-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Texas state average. It is 87% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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 111.4 miles away from Colorado County center
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 342.5 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 411.4 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, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 103.0 miles away from the county center
On 2/10/2006 at 04:14:22, a magnitude 5.3 (4.2 MB, 5.3 MS, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 403.8 miles away from Colorado County center
On 7/20/1991 at 23:38:19, a magnitude 3.6 (3.4 LG, 3.6 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 103.8 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • Texas Severe Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: April 17, 2016 to April 30, 2016, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4269: April 25, 2016, FEMA Id: 4269, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Texas Severe Storms, Tornadoes, Straight-line Winds, and Flooding, Incident Period: May 04, 2015 to June 23, 2015, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4223: May 29, 2015, FEMA Id: 4223, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood, Wind
  • Texas Wildfires, Incident Period: August 30, 2011 to December 31, 2011, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4029: September 09, 2011, FEMA Id: 4029, Natural disaster type: Fire
  • 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 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 Severe Storms, Flooding and Tornadoes, Incident Period: October 17, 1998 to November 15, 1998, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1257: October 21, 1998, FEMA Id: 1257, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • 2 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Colorado County (12) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 5, Floods: 4, Storms: 4, Fires: 3, Tornadoes: 2, Wind: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Colorado

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 7,845 (86.9%)
  • Carpooled: 700 (7.8%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 75 (0.8%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 31 (0.3%)
  • Walked: 73 (0.8%)
  • Worked at home: 302 (3.3%)
Class of Workers in 2017
Most common industries in 2017 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2017


  • Health care and social assistance (21%)
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Public administration (4%)
  • Manufacturing (4%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)

Most common industries for females in 2017


  • Health care and social assistance (25%)
  • Retail trade (18%)
  • Educational services (18%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Manufacturing (5%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)

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


  • Construction and extraction occupations (15%)
  • Management occupations (13%)
  • Transportation occupations (12%)
  • Production occupations (11%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (6%)
  • Sales and related occupations (6%)

Most common occupations for females in 2017


  • Education, training, and library occupations (17%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (16%)
  • Sales and related occupations (15%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (9%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (7%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (5%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (4%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Mexico (69%)
  • El Salvador (11%)
  • Canada (6%)
  • Peru (4%)
  • Cuba (1%)
  • Philippines (1%)
  • Germany (1%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Colorado County


  • German (18%)
  • Czech (6%)
  • American (4%)
  • English (3%)
  • Irish (3%)
  • Scotch-Irish (2%)
  • Scottish (1%)

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

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

  • 395 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 296 people in nursing homes
  • 89 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 52 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 6 people in hospitals or wards for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 6 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 2 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill
  • 2 people in other hospitals or wards for chronically ill
  • 2 people in other nonhousehold living situations

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

  • 257 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 61 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 9 people in group homes intended for adults
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $63,436.

5.75% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($71,651 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.75%
Texas average:

7.43%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
5.46% relocated from other counties in Texas ($65,524 average AGI)
0.29% relocated from other states ($6,127 average AGI)
Colorado County:

0.29%
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  1.25% ($93,612 average AGI)
from Fayette County, TX  0.56% ($38,659)
from Fort Bend County, TX  0.56% ($91,727)
from Austin County, TX  0.50% ($77,897)
from Wharton County, TX  0.27% ($33,524)


5.94% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($51,695 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.94%
Texas average:

7.26%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
5.29% relocated to other counties in Texas ($43,442 average AGI)
0.65% relocated to other states ($8,253 average AGI)
Colorado County:

0.65%
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  1.29% ($47,129 average AGI)
to Fayette County, TX  0.60% ($45,851)
to Fort Bend County, TX  0.42% ($59,303)
to Austin County, TX  0.38% ($57,033)
to Wharton County, TX  0.34% ($39,556)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 13.0
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 12.9

Births per 1000 population in Colorado County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 13.5
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 12.1
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 12.7

Deaths per 1000 population in Colorado County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 7.2
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 6.4

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Colorado County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 26.3%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 16.9%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Colorado County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Colorado County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Colorado County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Colorado County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Colorado County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Colorado County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 4,186 (3,767 aged, 419 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 943 (20%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

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

  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (371)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (348)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (227)
  • Atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease, so described (159)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (154)
  • Unspecified dementia (136)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (120)
  • Unspecified diabetes mellitus, without complications (120)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (113)
  • Septicaemia, unspecified (77)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 18%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 19%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 14.45
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 15,308
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 477
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 50,147

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,345
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,297
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 10

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 32
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 101

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 10

Household type by relationship:

Households: 21,831
  • In family households: 18,992 (3,091 male householders, 2,581 female householders)
    4,469 spouses, 6,558 children (5,905 natural, 264 adopted, 395 stepchildren), 323 grandchildren, 403 brothers or sisters, 545 parents, 604 other relatives, 386 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 2,488 (951 male householders (874 living alone)), 1,268 female householders (1,156 living alone)), 254 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 360

Size of family households: 2,986 2-persons, 1,039 3-persons, 876 4-persons, 623 5-persons, 135 6-persons, 25 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 2,030 1-person, 185 2-persons, 3 3-persons.

3,288 married couples with children.
1,175 single-parent households (279 men, 896 women).

77.6% of residents of Colorado speak English at home.
21.3% of residents speak Spanish at home (74% speak English very well, 9% speak English well, 14% speak English not well, 3% don't speak English at all).
1.3% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (68% speak English very well, 30% speak English well, 1% speak English not well).
0.1% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (79% speak English very well, 21% speak English not well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $137,944,000 ($6,642 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $1,976,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $52,220,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $30,967,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $15,467,000
Federal grants: $32,348,000
Federal procurement contracts: $3,407,000 ($33,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $3,536,000 ($50,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $90,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $1,681,000
Federal Government insurance: $42,392,000

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

Births: 1,369
Here:

66 per 1000 residents
State:

85 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 1,335
Here:

64 per 1000 residents
State:

35 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +389
Here:

+19 per 1000 residents
State:

+29 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -54
Here -3 per 1000 residents
State +10 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Colorado County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 2.13 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.8
State:

6.2

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.6
State:

4.1

Year house built in Colorado County, Texas
  • Year house built in Colorado County, Texas
  • 1272014 or later
  • 2892010 to 2013
  • 1,4252000 to 2009
  • 1,6021990 to 1999
  • 1,6671980 to 1989
  • 1,3781970 to 1979
  • 9561960 to 1969
  • 1,2001950 to 1959
  • 8941940 to 1949
  • 1,0871939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Colorado County, Texas
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Colorado County, Texas
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Colorado County, Texas
  • 481 room
  • 542 rooms
  • 2923 rooms
  • 8614 rooms
  • 1,4435 rooms
  • 1,5566 rooms
  • 9367 rooms
  • 7468 rooms
  • 4799+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Colorado County, Texas
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Colorado County, Texas
  • 561 room
  • 212 rooms
  • 3153 rooms
  • 3084 rooms
  • 2765 rooms
  • 2916 rooms
  • 1327 rooms
  • 288 rooms
  • 159+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Colorado County, Texas
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Colorado County, Texas
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Colorado County, Texas
  • 42no bedroom
  • 1131 bedroom
  • 1,5412 bedrooms
  • 3,6323 bedrooms
  • 7874 bedrooms
  • 2305+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Colorado County, Texas
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Colorado County, Texas
  • 63no bedroom
  • 2101 bedroom
  • 6272 bedrooms
  • 5063 bedrooms
  • 414 bedrooms
  • 95+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Colorado County, Texas in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Colorado County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Colorado County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 174no vehicle
  • 1,2881 vehicle
  • 3,2532 vehicles
  • 1,0573 vehicles
  • 4564 vehicles
  • 2315+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Colorado County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Colorado County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 181no vehicle
  • 6361 vehicle
  • 4822 vehicles
  • 1183 vehicles
  • 404 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles

95.9% of Colorado County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 32% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 83% lived in Texas.

Colorado County:

95.9%
State average:

84.3%

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

  • This state: 17,127
  • Other state: 2,405
  • Northeast: 233
  • Midwest: 839
  • South: 932
  • West: 387
Year householders moved into unit in Colorado County, TX
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Colorado County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 50.9%Electricity
  • 24.1%Utility gas
  • 23.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.8%Wood
  • 0.1%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 55.0%Electricity
  • 30.9%Utility gas
  • 11.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.8%Other fuel
  • 1.0%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 263
Here:

11.5%
Texas:

6.5%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 65
Here:

6.0%
Texas:

6.3%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 35
Here:

6.6%
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

Colorado County government finances - Expenditure in 2012:

  • Charges - Other: $1,498,000
    Air Transportation: $39,000
  • Construction - Judicial and Legal Services: $1,504,000
    General - Other: $732,000
    Regular Highways: $379,000
    Water Utilities: $25,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $2,481,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $2,141,000
    Police Protection: $1,837,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,280,000
    Health - Other: $1,263,000
    General - Other: $969,000
    Financial Administration: $500,000
    General Public Buildings: $450,000
    Central Staff Services: $440,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $133,000
    Air Transportation: $104,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Medical Care: $101,000
    Corrections - Other: $96,000
    Parks and Recreation: $2,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $229,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $6,035,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,740,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $295,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $1,190,000
    General Revenue - Other: $237,000
    Interest Earnings: $91,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $68,000
    Central Staff Services: $50,000
    General - Other: $44,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $41,000
    Health - Other: $14,000
    General Public Building: $5,000
    Financial Administration: $1,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $8,361,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $537,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $1,062,000
    General Local Government Support: $523,000
    Water Utilities: $25,000
    Highways: $3,000
  • Tax - Property: $7,882,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $1,260,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $758,000
    Other License: $12,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $5,346,000

Colorado County government finances - Revenue in 2012:

  • Charges - Other: $1,498,000
    Air Transportation: $39,000
  • Construction - Judicial and Legal Services: $1,504,000
    General - Other: $732,000
    Regular Highways: $379,000
    Water Utilities: $25,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $2,481,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $2,141,000
    Police Protection: $1,837,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,280,000
    Health - Other: $1,263,000
    General - Other: $969,000
    Financial Administration: $500,000
    General Public Buildings: $450,000
    Central Staff Services: $440,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $133,000
    Air Transportation: $104,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Medical Care: $101,000
    Corrections - Other: $96,000
    Parks and Recreation: $2,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $229,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $6,035,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,740,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $295,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $1,190,000
    General Revenue - Other: $237,000
    Interest Earnings: $91,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $68,000
    Central Staff Services: $50,000
    General - Other: $44,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $41,000
    Health - Other: $14,000
    General Public Building: $5,000
    Financial Administration: $1,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $8,361,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $537,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $1,062,000
    General Local Government Support: $523,000
    Water Utilities: $25,000
    Highways: $3,000
  • Tax - Property: $7,882,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $1,260,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $758,000
    Other License: $12,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $5,346,000

Colorado County government finances - Debt in 2012:

  • Charges - Other: $1,498,000
    Air Transportation: $39,000
  • Construction - Judicial and Legal Services: $1,504,000
    General - Other: $732,000
    Regular Highways: $379,000
    Water Utilities: $25,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $2,481,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $2,141,000
    Police Protection: $1,837,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,280,000
    Health - Other: $1,263,000
    General - Other: $969,000
    Financial Administration: $500,000
    General Public Buildings: $450,000
    Central Staff Services: $440,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $133,000
    Air Transportation: $104,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Medical Care: $101,000
    Corrections - Other: $96,000
    Parks and Recreation: $2,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $229,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $6,035,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,740,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $295,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $1,190,000
    General Revenue - Other: $237,000
    Interest Earnings: $91,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $68,000
    Central Staff Services: $50,000
    General - Other: $44,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $41,000
    Health - Other: $14,000
    General Public Building: $5,000
    Financial Administration: $1,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $8,361,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $537,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $1,062,000
    General Local Government Support: $523,000
    Water Utilities: $25,000
    Highways: $3,000
  • Tax - Property: $7,882,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $1,260,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $758,000
    Other License: $12,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $5,346,000

Colorado County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012:

  • Charges - Other: $1,498,000
    Air Transportation: $39,000
  • Construction - Judicial and Legal Services: $1,504,000
    General - Other: $732,000
    Regular Highways: $379,000
    Water Utilities: $25,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $2,481,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $2,141,000
    Police Protection: $1,837,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,280,000
    Health - Other: $1,263,000
    General - Other: $969,000
    Financial Administration: $500,000
    General Public Buildings: $450,000
    Central Staff Services: $440,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $133,000
    Air Transportation: $104,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Medical Care: $101,000
    Corrections - Other: $96,000
    Parks and Recreation: $2,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $229,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $6,035,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,740,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $295,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $1,190,000
    General Revenue - Other: $237,000
    Interest Earnings: $91,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $68,000
    Central Staff Services: $50,000
    General - Other: $44,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $41,000
    Health - Other: $14,000
    General Public Building: $5,000
    Financial Administration: $1,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $8,361,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $537,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $1,062,000
    General Local Government Support: $523,000
    Water Utilities: $25,000
    Highways: $3,000
  • Tax - Property: $7,882,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $1,260,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $758,000
    Other License: $12,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $5,346,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 481
  • Number of aged recipients: 100
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 381
  • Number of recipients under 18: 65
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 249
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 167
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 217
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 209
Most common first names in Colorado County, TX among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary14981.9 years
John10675.2 years
Henry10480.1 years
Willie9977.2 years
Annie8783.3 years
Robert8172.1 years
James7870.5 years
Frank7780.2 years
Joe7677.7 years
William7476.6 years
Most common last names in Colorado County, TX among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Williams9577.2 years
Johnson7377.4 years
Smith4176.0 years
Jones3972.7 years
Davis3274.0 years
Miller3079.4 years
Thomas2975.8 years
Scott2871.0 years
Brown2873.3 years
Jackson2773.9 years
Businesses in Colorado County, TX
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1Lane Furniture1
Ace Hardware1McDonald's1
AutoZone1Nike1
Chevrolet1Pizza Hut1
Church's Chicken1RadioShack1
Dairy Queen1SONIC Drive-In1
Days Inn1Subway3
FedEx2T-Mobile1
H&R Block2U-Haul1
Holiday Inn1UPS2
Jack In The Box1Walmart1
La Quinta1