Crockett County, Texas (TX)

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County population in 2012: 3,743 (77% urban, 23% rural); it was 4,099 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 364
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 624
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 1,089
Renter-occupied apartments: 434 (it was 435 in 2000)
% of renters here:

29%
State:

36%

Land area: 2807 sq. mi.

Water area: 0.0 sq. mi.

Population density: 1 people per square mile   (very low).

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Crockett County: 77.2 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (100.0%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 100%
  • Government: 0%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 0%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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Races in Crockett County, Texas:

  • Hispanic or Latino (63.2%)
  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (35.3%)
Median resident age:  39.0 years
Texas median age:  33.0 years
Males: 1,831  (54.6%)
Females: 1,888  (45.4%)
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Average household size:
Crockett County:

2.0 people
Texas:

3 people
Estimated median household income in 2013: $50,284 ($29,355 in 1999)

This county:

$50284
Texas:

$51704

Median contract rent in 2013 for apartments: $394 (lower quartile is $325, upper quartile is $628)
This county:

$394
State:

$711


Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $57,552 (it was $48,900 in 2000)
Crockett:

$57,552
Texas:

$132,000
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $40,738 - $121,853

Mean price in 2013:

Detached houses: $109,420
Here:

$109,420
State:

$188,898

Mobile homes: $36,131
Here:

$36,131
State:

$60,009
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $980
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $361

Institutionalized population: 49

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


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

Crockett County, TX map from a distance

Presidential Elections Results

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2012 Presidential Elections Results


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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $396 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $378 (0.7%)

Crockett County household income distribution in 2009 Crockett County home values distribution Crockett County contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 16.7%
(8.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 21.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 16.3% for other race residents)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 16.6%
Crockett County:

16.6%
Texas:

17.5%
(8.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 21.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 15.3% for other race residents)

Median age of residents in 2013: 38 years old
(Males: 36 years old, Females: 40 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 48 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 31 years old, Other race residents: 41 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Crockett County is $401 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $484 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $624 a month.

Cities in this county include: East Crockett, Ozona, West Crockett.

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Notable locations in this county outside city limits:

Notable locations in Crockett County: Canyon Windmill (A), Cedar Canyon Windmill (B), Clay Tank Windmill (C), Clayton Ranch (D), Coates Windmill (E), D K McMullan Ranch (F), Davidson Ranch (G), De Long Ranch (H), Devils River Windmill (I), Divide Windmill (J), Double Windmill (K), Dunlap Ranch (L), East Windmill (M), Escondido Windmill (N), F McMullan Junior Ranch (O), Fields Ranch (P), Fogarty Ranch (Q), Four Way Windmill (R), Friend Ranch (S), Glasscock Ranch (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Cedar Hill Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Escondido Water Hole (A), Twin Lake (B), Telephone Tank (C), Pool Tank (D), Soil Conservation Service Site 7 Reservoir (E), Soil Conservation Service Site 3 Reservoir (F), Soil Conservation Service Site 1 Reservoir (G), Soil Conservation Service Site 2 Reservoir (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creeks: Twelvemile Creek (A), Owens Creek (B), Noelke Creek (C), Live Oak Creek (D), Fivemile Creek (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Crockett County: Fort Lancaster State Historical Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Neighboring counties: Crane County , Irion County , Pecos County , Reagan County , Schleicher County , Sutton County , Terrell County , Upton County , Val Verde County .

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

2.9%
Texas:

5.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 42
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 62.1%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 10.4%

Number of foreign born residents: 432 (48% naturalized citizens)

Crockett County:

10.5%
Whole state:

13.9%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1995 to March 2000: 15
  • 1990 to 1994: 36
  • 1985 to 1989: 31
  • 1980 to 1984: 61
  • 1975 to 1979: 67
  • 1970 to 1974: 74
  • 1970 to 1974: 22
  • 1965 to 1969: 126

Mean travel time to work (commute): 18.4 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 86.8%

Crockett County marital status for males Crockett County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:


Housing units in Crockett County with a mortgage: 356 (0 second mortgage, 7 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 427

Here:

0.0% with mortgage
State:

64.2% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Crockett County

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic1,3501
Evangelical Protestant8509
Mainline Protestant2621
None1,257-
Crockett 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: 3
Crockett County:

7.95 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.


Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
This county:

2.65 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.11 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 6
Crockett County:

15.89 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 5
This county:

13.25 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.13 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Crockett County:

10.1%
Texas:

8.9%

Adult obesity rate:
Crockett County:

27.6%
State:

26.6%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

21.6%
State:

15.7%

Agriculture in Crockett County:

Average size of farms: 8765 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $51,706
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 0.00%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $87,092
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 0.02%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $46,129
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 79.80%
Average age of principal farm operators: 54 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 0.95

Tornado activity:

Crockett County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly below Texas state average. It is 25276297.1 times below overall U.S. average.
Tornadoes in this county have caused 2 fatalities and 21 injuries recorded between 1950 and 2004.
On 6/1/1990, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado killed 2 people and injured 21 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Crockett County-area historical earthquake activity is above Texas state average. It is 57% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 124.1 miles away from Crockett County center
On 6/16/1978 at 11:46:54, a magnitude 5.3 (4.4 MB, 4.6 UK, 5.3 ML) earthquake occurred 161.9 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 150.6 miles away from the county center
On 4/15/1995 at 14:33:29, a magnitude 4.0 (4.0 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 121.8 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) earthquake occurred 224.9 miles away from Crockett County center
On 8/28/1995 at 10:46:12, a magnitude 6.9 (5.7 MB, 6.5 MS, 6.9 ME, 6.6 MW, Depth: 7.6 mi, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 630.9 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), energy magnitude (ME), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:


The number of natural disasters in Crockett County (6) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 1
Emergencies Declared: 5

Class of Workers

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):

  • Mexico (98%)
  • Germany (2%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Crockett County (%):

  • United States or American (13%)
  • German (9%)
  • English (7%)
  • Irish (3%)
  • Scottish (1%)
  • Scotch-Irish (1%)
  • French (except Basque) (1%)

Crockett County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 1,395 (80%)
  • Carpooled: 199 (11%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 5 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 17 (1%)
  • Walked: 41 (2%)
  • Other means: 18 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 79 (5%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders


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

  • 40 people in nursing homes
  • 12 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 2 people in other workers' dormitories
49 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $51,716.

7.10% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($34,725 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.10%
Texas average:

7.14%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
6.09% relocated from other counties in Texas ($29,593 average AGI)
1.01% relocated from other states ($5,132 average AGI)
Crockett County:

1.01%
Texas average:

2.49%

Percentage of residents relocating from other counties or countries


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Tom Green County, TX  1.64% ($34,048 average AGI)


8.11% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($39,305 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.11%
Texas average:

6.69%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
7.18% relocated to other counties in Texas ($36,343 average AGI)
0.93% relocated to other states ($2,962 average AGI)
Crockett County:

0.93%
Texas average:

2.01%

Percentage of residents relocating to other counties or countries


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Tom Green County, TX  2.16% ($38,643 average AGI)
to Midland County, TX  1.08% ($46,143)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 13.8
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 14.5

Births per 1000 population in Crockett County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 9.0
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 9.2
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2013: 10.0

Deaths per 1000 population in Crockett County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 1.9

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Crockett County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2003: 567 (506 aged, 61 disabled)
Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 22%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 23%

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1347.230
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1016.780
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 25.42

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 21.73
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 127.1

Crimes per 100,000 population in 1996: 1

Household type by relationship:

Households: 3,670

Size of family households: 458 2-persons, 230 3-persons, 197 4-persons, 97 5-persons, 37 6-persons, 19 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 347 1-person, 33 2-persons, 3 3-persons, 1 5-persons.

850 married couples with children.
184 single-parent households (47 men, 137 women).

52.0% of residents of Crockett County speak English at home.
46.8% of residents speak Spanish at home (60% speak English very well, 26% speak English well, 10% speak English not well, 4% don't speak English at all).
1.1% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (48% speak English very well, 16% speak English well, 11% speak English not well, 25% don't speak English at all).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $24,412,000 ($6180 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $173,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $7,503,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $3,590,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $744,000
Federal grants: $12,193,000
Federal procurement contracts: $66,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $315,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $0,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $154,000
Federal Government insurance: $477,000

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

Births: 262
Here:

67 per 1000 residents
State:

85 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 190
Here:

48 per 1000 residents
State:

35 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +14
Here:

+4 per 1000 residents
State:

+29 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -242
Here -62 per 1000 residents
State +10 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Crockett County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 1.27 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.4
State:

5.8

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.2
State:

3.8

Year house built

  • 2005 or later: 124
  • 2000 to 2004: 77
  • 1990 to 1999: 177
  • 1980 to 1989: 163
  • 1970 to 1979: 316
  • 1960 to 1969: 324
  • 1950 to 1959: 303
  • 1940 to 1949: 101
  • 1939 or earlier: 202
Rooms in houses/apartments in Crockett County, Texas
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • 1 room: 7
  • 2 rooms: 35
  • 3 rooms: 108
  • 4 rooms: 173
  • 5 rooms: 237
  • 6 rooms: 244
  • 7 rooms: 172
  • 8 rooms: 63
  • 9+ rooms: 50
  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 78
  • 3 rooms: 52
  • 4 rooms: 118
  • 5 rooms: 97
  • 6 rooms: 47
  • 7 rooms: 16
  • 8 rooms: 21
  • 9+ rooms: 6
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Crockett County, Texas
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 29
  • 1 bedroom: 84
  • 2 bedrooms: 302
  • 3 bedrooms: 539
  • 4 bedrooms: 129
  • 5+ bedrooms: 6
  • no bedroom: 14
  • 1 bedroom: 110
  • 2 bedrooms: 176
  • 3 bedrooms: 121
  • 4 bedrooms: 8
  • 5+ bedrooms: 6
Cars and other vehicles available in Crockett County, Texas in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 99
  • 1 vehicle: 296
  • 2 vehicles: 518
  • 3 vehicles: 137
  • 4 vehicles: 34
  • 5+ vehicles: 5
  • no vehicle: 79
  • 1 vehicle: 172
  • 2 vehicles: 164
  • 3 vehicles: 13
  • 4 vehicles: 7
  • 5+ vehicles: 0

68% of Crockett County residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 55% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 78% lived in Texas.

Crockett County:

68.2%
State average:

51.6%

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

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $23,800


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 4%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 5%

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Crockett County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (68.6%)
  • Electricity (23.5%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (7.9%)
  • Utility gas (50.1%)
  • Electricity (40.5%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (9.4%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


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

0.0%
Texas:

6.8%

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

0.0%
Texas:

6.2%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 6
Here:

14.3%
Texas:

15.4%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

Crockett County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1993
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Crockett County Fatal accident statistics for 1994 - 2013
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Most common first names in Crockett County, TX among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary2680.2 years
John2171.8 years
William1977.6 years
James1663.9 years
Maria1474.4 years
Jose1373.8 years
Juan1068.7 years
Jesus973.8 years
Charles870.6 years
Thomas870.1 years
Most common last names in Crockett County, TX among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Sanchez2474.2 years
Smith1668.2 years
Ramirez1572.2 years
Martinez1576.6 years
Williams1275.8 years
Fierro1263.7 years
Garza1274.9 years
Tambunga962.2 years
Phillips980.9 years
Montgomery981.6 years
Businesses in Crockett County, TX
NameCountNameCount
Best Western1Super 81
Dairy Queen1Travelodge1
Holiday Inn1U-Haul1
SONIC Drive-In1UPS1