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Cooke County, Texas (TX)

County population in 2016: 40,822 (41% urban, 59% rural); it was 36,363 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 5,371
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 4,924
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 9,830
Renter-occupied apartments: 4,218 (it was 3,813 in 2000)
% of renters here:

28%
State:

36%

Land area: 874 sq. mi.

Water area: 25.2 sq. mi.

Population density: 47 people per square mile   (average).

March 2019 cost of living index in Cooke County: 80.9 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (23.3%), Educational, health and social services (15.5%), Manufacturing (14.3%), Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (13.6%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 67%
  • Government: 1%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 32%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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  • Races in Cooke County, TX (2017)
    • 30,29183.3%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 7,05119.4%Hispanic or Latino
    • 1,0833.0%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 8502.3%Two or more races
    • 3611.0%Asian alone
    • 2480.7%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
    • 470.1%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 430.1%Some other race alone
Median resident age:

41.0 years
Texas median age:

34.7 years
Males: 20,284  (49.7%)
Females: 20,538  (50.3%)
Average household size:
Cooke County:

2.0 people
Texas:

3 people

Estimated median household income in 2017: $60,874 ($37,649 in 1999)
This county:

$60,874
Texas:

$59,206

Median contract rent in 2017 for apartments: $643 (lower quartile is $488, upper quartile is $843)
This county:

$643
State:

$843


Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $162,019 (it was $73,200 in 2000)
Cooke:

$162,019
Texas:

$172,200
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $86,549 - $246,333
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,400
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $500

Institutionalized population: 566

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

  • Murders: 2
  • Rapes: 1
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 44
  • Burglaries: 116
  • Thefts: 140
  • Auto thefts: 49

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

  • Murders: 1
  • Rapes: 2
  • Robberies: 3
  • Assaults: 10
  • Burglaries: 113
  • Thefts: 162
  • Auto thefts: 53
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 41 buildings, average cost: $93,000
  • 1998: 35 buildings, average cost: $95,400
  • 1999: 40 buildings, average cost: $100,200
  • 2000: 38 buildings, average cost: $114,600
  • 2001: 48 buildings, average cost: $100,400
  • 2002: 31 buildings, average cost: $109,700
  • 2003: 60 buildings, average cost: $144,300
  • 2004: 109 buildings, average cost: $79,400
  • 2005: 42 buildings, average cost: $119,300
  • 2006: 26 buildings, average cost: $140,800
  • 2007: 23 buildings, average cost: $165,700
  • 2008: 48 buildings, average cost: $100,700
  • 2009: 28 buildings, average cost: $118,800
  • 2010: 26 buildings, average cost: $131,800
  • 2011: 15 buildings, average cost: $172,300
  • 2012: 36 buildings, average cost: $133,000
  • 2013: 38 buildings, average cost: $185,500
  • 2014: 25 buildings, average cost: $178,700
  • 2015: 40 buildings, average cost: $122,700
  • 2016: 51 buildings, average cost: $137,900
  • 2017: 70 buildings, average cost: $238,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Cooke, TX residents
Average permit cost in Cooke, TX
Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $2,985 (1.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $2,112 (1.5%)

Distribution of median household income in Cooke, TX in 2017
Distribution of house value in Cooke, TX in 2017
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Cooke, TX in 2017
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 13.3%
Cooke County:

13.3%
Texas:

14.7%
(9.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 16.8% for Black residents, 32.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 13.6% for American Indian residents, 6.0% for other race residents, 26.2% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2017: 41.0 years old
(Males: 39.6 years old, Females: 42.6 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 46.0 years old, Black residents: 43.1 years old, American Indian residents: 54.5 years old, Asian residents: 43.8 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 23.5 years old, Other race residents: 27.7 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Cooke County is $446 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $562 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $694 a month.

Cities in this county include: Gainesville, Lake Kiowa, Muenster, Lindsay, Valley View, Callisburg.

Cooke 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: Berkeley County, South Carolina , Custer County, Oklahoma , McCormick County, South Carolina , Habersham County, Georgia .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

2.9%
Texas:

3.5%

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

Current college students: 1,538
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 87.0%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 22.8%

Number of foreign born residents: 3,535 (22.8% naturalized citizens)

Cooke County:

8.7%
Whole state:

17.1%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 7352010 or later
  • 1,1172000 to 2009
  • 7661990 to 1999
  • 4521980 to 1989
  • 2281970 to 1979
  • 94Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.7 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 66.3%

Cooke County marital status for males Cooke County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 13,687
  • One, attached: 181
  • Two: 388
  • 3 or 4: 283
  • 5 to 9: 175
  • 10 to 19: 165
  • 20 to 49: 218
  • 50 or more: 128
  • Mobile homes: 2,143
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 27

Housing units in Cooke County with a mortgage: 5,455 (115 second mortgage, 135 home equity loan, 10 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 5,392

Here:

50.0% with mortgage
State:

57.7% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Cooke County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant11,80064
Catholic8,7153
Mainline Protestant2,15310
Other5463
Black Protestant3102
None14,913-
Cooke 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: 6
Cooke County:

1.56 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Here:

0.26 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (no gas): 9
This county:

2.35 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.11 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 23
Cooke County:

6.00 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 34
This county:

8.86 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.13 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Cooke County:

11.6%
Texas:

8.9%

Adult obesity rate:
Cooke County:

27.8%
State:

26.6%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

16.2%
State:

15.7%

Agriculture in Cooke County:

Average size of farms: 260 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $26,215
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $72.81
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 84.03%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $24,335
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 22.12%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 0.55%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $32,917
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 91.78%
Average age of principal farm operators: 56 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 20.16
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 3.72%
Corn for grain: 1794 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 27387 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 156 harvested acres
Vegetables: 20 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 3,119 acres

Earthquake activity:

Cooke County-area historical earthquake activity is near Texas state average. It is 76% 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 211.9 miles away from Cooke County center
On 9/6/1997 at 23:38:00, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 LG, 4.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 83.2 miles away from the county center
On 1/18/1995 at 15:51:39, a magnitude 4.2 (4.0 LG, 4.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 83.4 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 107.4 miles away from the county center
On 11/15/1990 at 11:44:41, a magnitude 3.9 (3.6 LG, 3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 82.3 miles away from Cooke 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 430.9 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, 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: March 14, 2008 to September 01, 2008, Emergency Declared EM-3284: March 14, 2008, FEMA Id: 3284, Natural disaster type: Fire
  • Texas Severe Storms, Tornadoes, and Flooding, Incident Period: June 16, 2007 to August 03, 2007, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1709: June 29, 2007, FEMA Id: 1709, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Texas Extreme Wildfire Threat, Incident Period: November 27, 2005 to May 14, 2006, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1624: January 11, 2006, FEMA Id: 1624, Natural disaster type: Fire
  • Texas Hurricane Rita, Incident Period: September 23, 2005 to October 14, 2005, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1606: September 24, 2005, FEMA Id: 1606, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Texas Hurricane Rita, Incident Period: September 20, 2005 to October 14, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3261: September 21, 2005, FEMA Id: 3261, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Texas Hurricane Katrina, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 01, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3216: September 02, 2005, FEMA Id: 3216, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Texas Severe Winter Storm, Incident Period: December 12, 2000 to January 15, 2001, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1356: January 08, 2001, FEMA Id: 1356, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • Texas Extreme Fire Hazards, Incident Period: August 01, 1999 to December 10, 1999, Emergency Declared EM-3142: September 01, 1999, FEMA Id: 3142, Natural disaster type: Fire
  • Texas Severe Storms, Tornadoes, Incident Period: April 25, 1994 to May 04, 1994, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1026: April 29, 1994, FEMA Id: 1026, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado
  • 6 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Cooke County (16) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 8, Floods: 7, Tornadoes: 5, Fires: 4, Hurricanes: 3, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Cooke

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 13,839 (75.7%)
  • Carpooled: 2,946 (16.1%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 40 (0.2%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 82 (0.4%)
  • Bicycle: 12 (0.1%)
  • Walked: 307 (1.7%)
  • Worked at home: 1,013 (5.5%)
Class of Workers in 2017
Most common industries in 2017 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2017


  • Health care and social assistance (16%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Manufacturing (8%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)

Most common industries for females in 2017


  • Health care and social assistance (18%)
  • Educational services (16%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Accommodation and food services (11%)
  • Manufacturing (9%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)

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


  • Production occupations (16%)
  • Management occupations (11%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (10%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Transportation occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (6%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (5%)

Most common occupations for females in 2017


  • Office and administrative support occupations (19%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (12%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (9%)
  • Production occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (6%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (6%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Mexico (54%)
  • El Salvador (6%)
  • Honduras (6%)
  • India (5%)
  • Germany (5%)
  • England (5%)
  • Guatemala (3%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Cooke County


  • German (16%)
  • American (12%)
  • English (7%)
  • Irish (6%)
  • European (2%)
  • British (2%)
  • Italian (1%)

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

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

  • 341 people in nursing homes
  • 302 people in unknown juvenile institutions
  • 85 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 58 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 43 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 7 people in religious group quarters
  • 6 people in orthopedic wards and institutions for the physically handicapped

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

  • 305 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 261 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles
  • 112 people in college/university student housing
  • 8 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $66,845.

7.68% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($53,638 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.68%
Texas average:

7.43%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
6.21% relocated from other counties in Texas ($43,461 average AGI)
1.46% relocated from other states ($10,176 average AGI)
Cooke County:

1.46%
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 Denton County, TX  2.30% ($60,769 average AGI)
from Grayson County, TX  1.15% ($39,351)
from Dallas County, TX  0.42% ($69,787)
from Tarrant County, TX  0.38% ($59,821)
from Collin County, TX  0.30% ($87,114)
from Montague County, TX  0.23% ($29,235)
from Love County, OK  0.14% ($38,048)


7.53% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($49,889 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.53%
Texas average:

7.26%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
5.25% relocated to other counties in Texas ($35,008 average AGI)
2.28% relocated to other states ($14,881 average AGI)
Cooke County:

2.28%
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 Denton County, TX  1.60% ($56,171 average AGI)
to Grayson County, TX  1.14% ($40,808)
to Love County, OK  0.42% ($32,525)
to Tarrant County, TX  0.38% ($69,679)
to Dallas County, TX  0.37% ($51,000)
to Montague County, TX  0.32% ($36,152)
to Collin County, TX  0.18% ($59,077)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 13.1
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 14.3

Births per 1000 population in Cooke County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 10.0
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 10.1
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 10.4

Deaths per 1000 population in Cooke County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 8.0
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 7.5

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Cooke County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 25.4%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 15.9%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Cooke County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Cooke County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Cooke County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Cooke County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Cooke County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Cooke County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 6,308 (5,476 aged, 832 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 1,986 (20%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

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

  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (617)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (402)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (394)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (288)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (246)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (219)
  • Congestive heart failure (183)
  • Unspecified dementia (179)
  • Atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease, so described (150)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (148)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 16%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 16%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 5.18
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 7,324
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 202
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 37,928

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,452
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,053
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 10

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 24
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 82

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

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 121.7. This is more than state average.

Household type by relationship:

Households: 40,822
  • In family households: 34,347 (5,967 male householders, 4,979 female householders)
    8,803 spouses, 11,600 children (10,311 natural, 530 adopted, 776 stepchildren), 793 grandchildren, 530 brothers or sisters, 437 parents, 457 other relatives, 720 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 5,788 (2,339 male householders (1,728 living alone)), 2,137 female householders (1,924 living alone)), 1,311 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 691

Size of family households: 5,534 2-persons, 2,275 3-persons, 1,606 4-persons, 811 5-persons, 571 6-persons, 179 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 3,652 1-person, 668 2-persons, 112 3-persons, 33 4-persons, 4 5-persons, 7 6-persons.

6,271 married couples with children.
2,283 single-parent households (646 men, 1,637 women).

84.7% of residents of Cooke speak English at home.
13.1% of residents speak Spanish at home (67% speak English very well, 9% speak English well, 14% speak English not well, 9% don't speak English at all).
1.5% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (97% speak English very well, 3% speak English well).
0.3% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (20% speak English very well, 72% speak English well, 8% speak English not well).
0.2% of residents speak other language at home (94% speak English very well, 2% speak English well, 3% speak English not well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $169,156,000 ($4,379 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $7,885,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $86,095,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $48,423,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $1,186,000
Federal grants: $24,987,000
Federal procurement contracts: $3,828,000 ($2,735,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $4,637,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $204,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $13,977,000
Federal Government insurance: $17,885,000

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

Births: 2,696
Here:

69 per 1000 residents
State:

85 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 2,073
Here:

53 per 1000 residents
State:

35 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +667
Here:

+17 per 1000 residents
State:

+29 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +1,248
Here:

+32 per 1000 residents
State:

+10 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Cooke County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 4.27 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.0
State:

6.2

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.6
State:

4.1

Year house built in Cooke County, Texas
  • Year house built in Cooke County, Texas
  • 6152014 or later
  • 7272010 to 2013
  • 2,5452000 to 2009
  • 2,3561990 to 1999
  • 2,5631980 to 1989
  • 2,7751970 to 1979
  • 1,5141960 to 1969
  • 1,7421950 to 1959
  • 1,0221940 to 1949
  • 1,3211939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Cooke County, Texas
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Cooke County, Texas
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Cooke County, Texas
  • 1121 room
  • 182 rooms
  • 2423 rooms
  • 8534 rooms
  • 2,7055 rooms
  • 2,8996 rooms
  • 1,4077 rooms
  • 1,3748 rooms
  • 1,1719+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Cooke County, Texas
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Cooke County, Texas
  • 941 room
  • 782 rooms
  • 5353 rooms
  • 1,4634 rooms
  • 1,0515 rooms
  • 9486 rooms
  • 2767 rooms
  • 768 rooms
  • 589+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Cooke County, Texas
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Cooke County, Texas
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Cooke County, Texas
  • 103no bedroom
  • 2041 bedroom
  • 1,9312 bedrooms
  • 6,2753 bedrooms
  • 1,8154 bedrooms
  • 3545+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Cooke County, Texas
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Cooke County, Texas
  • 98no bedroom
  • 6491 bedroom
  • 1,8812 bedrooms
  • 1,7063 bedrooms
  • 2484 bedrooms
  • 365+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Cooke County, Texas in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Cooke County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Cooke County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 270no vehicle
  • 2,0951 vehicle
  • 5,2102 vehicles
  • 2,1373 vehicles
  • 8204 vehicles
  • 2985+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Cooke County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Cooke County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 504no vehicle
  • 2,2071 vehicle
  • 1,5162 vehicles
  • 3163 vehicles
  • 804 vehicles
  • 85+ vehicles

84.2% of Cooke County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 33% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 70% lived in Texas.

Cooke County:

84.2%
State average:

84.3%

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

  • This state: 27,195
  • Other state: 9,576
  • Northeast: 918
  • Midwest: 2,526
  • South: 3,707
  • West: 2,421
Year householders moved into unit in Cooke County, TX
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Cooke County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 61.2%Electricity
  • 23.8%Utility gas
  • 13.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.9%Wood
  • 0.3%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 58.8%Electricity
  • 29.0%Utility gas
  • 10.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.8%Wood
  • 0.5%No fuel used

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 421
Here:

10.0%
Texas:

6.5%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 317
Here:

14.9%
Texas:

6.3%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 111
Here:

7.2%
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

Cooke County government finances - Expenditure in 2012:

  • Charges - Other: $91,000
  • Construction - General Public Buildings: $4,317,000
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $4,722,000
    Regular Highways: $3,925,000
    Health - Other: $2,798,000
    General - Other: $2,790,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $2,490,000
    Financial Administration: $769,000
    Central Staff Services: $723,000
    Libraries: $326,000
    General Public Buildings: $309,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $105,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $95,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $413,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $45,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $8,560,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $8,130,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $430,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $3,152,000
    Sale of Property: $61,000
    General Revenue - Other: $53,000
    Interest Earnings: $31,000
    Rents: $11,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $11,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $297,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $17,653,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,086,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $3,471,000
    Highways: $90,000
  • Tax - Property: $13,977,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $3,510,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $980,000
    Other: $53,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $8,973,000

Cooke County government finances - Revenue in 2012:

  • Charges - Other: $91,000
  • Construction - General Public Buildings: $4,317,000
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $4,722,000
    Regular Highways: $3,925,000
    Health - Other: $2,798,000
    General - Other: $2,790,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $2,490,000
    Financial Administration: $769,000
    Central Staff Services: $723,000
    Libraries: $326,000
    General Public Buildings: $309,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $105,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $95,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $413,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $45,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $8,560,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $8,130,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $430,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $3,152,000
    Sale of Property: $61,000
    General Revenue - Other: $53,000
    Interest Earnings: $31,000
    Rents: $11,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $11,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $297,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $17,653,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,086,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $3,471,000
    Highways: $90,000
  • Tax - Property: $13,977,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $3,510,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $980,000
    Other: $53,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $8,973,000

Cooke County government finances - Debt in 2012:

  • Charges - Other: $91,000
  • Construction - General Public Buildings: $4,317,000
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $4,722,000
    Regular Highways: $3,925,000
    Health - Other: $2,798,000
    General - Other: $2,790,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $2,490,000
    Financial Administration: $769,000
    Central Staff Services: $723,000
    Libraries: $326,000
    General Public Buildings: $309,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $105,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $95,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $413,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $45,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $8,560,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $8,130,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $430,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $3,152,000
    Sale of Property: $61,000
    General Revenue - Other: $53,000
    Interest Earnings: $31,000
    Rents: $11,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $11,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $297,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $17,653,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,086,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $3,471,000
    Highways: $90,000
  • Tax - Property: $13,977,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $3,510,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $980,000
    Other: $53,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $8,973,000

Cooke County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012:

  • Charges - Other: $91,000
  • Construction - General Public Buildings: $4,317,000
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $4,722,000
    Regular Highways: $3,925,000
    Health - Other: $2,798,000
    General - Other: $2,790,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $2,490,000
    Financial Administration: $769,000
    Central Staff Services: $723,000
    Libraries: $326,000
    General Public Buildings: $309,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $105,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $95,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $413,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $45,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $8,560,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $8,130,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $430,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $3,152,000
    Sale of Property: $61,000
    General Revenue - Other: $53,000
    Interest Earnings: $31,000
    Rents: $11,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $11,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $297,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $17,653,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,086,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $3,471,000
    Highways: $90,000
  • Tax - Property: $13,977,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $3,510,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $980,000
    Other: $53,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $8,973,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 605
  • Number of aged recipients: 85
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 520
  • Number of recipients under 18: 111
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 356
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 138
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 228
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 237
Most common first names in Cooke County, TX among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary24480.6 years
William24075.8 years
John23977.1 years
James22272.9 years
Robert14872.7 years
George10675.0 years
Charles9772.3 years
Henry7578.9 years
Joe7578.2 years
Willie7479.3 years
Most common last names in Cooke County, TX among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith13075.3 years
Johnson8575.0 years
Jones7675.7 years
Davis6976.8 years
Brown6576.5 years
Miller6079.5 years
Moore5774.8 years
Wilson5477.8 years
Martin4475.4 years
Williams4178.8 years
Businesses in Cooke County, TX
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1KFC1
Ace Hardware1La Quinta1
Applebee's1La-Z-Boy1
Arby's1Lane Furniture1
AutoZone1Little Caesars Pizza1
Blockbuster1McDonald's1
CVS1Motel 61
Chevrolet1Payless1
Church's Chicken1Pizza Hut1
Comfort Suites1RadioShack1
Cracker Barrel1Rue211
Curves1SAS Shoes1
Days Inn1SONIC Drive-In3
Domino's Pizza1Safeway1
DressBarn1Starbucks1
FedEx4Subway3
Ford1Super 81
GameStop1T-Mobile2
Gap1Taco Bell1
Goodwill2True Value1
H&R Block1U-Haul3
Hilton1UPS4
Holiday Inn1Vons1
Home Depot1Walmart1
IHOP1Wendy's1
Jack In The Box1