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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. 2012 cost of living index in Crockett County: 79.2 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (34.6%), Construction (13.5%), Educational,health and social services (11.2%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 74%
  • Government: 19%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 6%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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Races in Crockett County, Texas:


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 2009: $35,480 ($29,355 in 1999)
This county:

$35480
Texas:

$48259

Median contract rent in 2009 for apartments: $255 (lower quartile is $186, upper quartile is $366)
This county:

$255
State:

$632


Estimated median house or condo value in 2009: $59,144 (it was $48,900 in 2000)
Crockett County:

$59,144
Texas:

$125,800
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $26,924 - $116,262

Mean price in 2009:

Detached houses: $246,411
Here:

$246,411
State:

$177,060

Townhouses or other attached units: $53,026
Here:

$53,026
State:

$170,403

Mobile homes: $57,655
Here:

$57,655
State:

$42,156

Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $51,263
Here:

$51,263
State:

$34,447
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,227
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $287

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

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2009: $626 (1.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2009: $311 (0.6%)


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 2009: 15.9%
(8.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 21.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 8.5% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
Median age of residents in 2010: 39 years old
(Males: 39 years old, Females: 39 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 39 years old, Black residents: 38 years old, American Indian residents: 28 years old, Asian residents: 48 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 33 years old, Other race residents: 34 years old)

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This county:

19.4%
Whole state:

15.4%

Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This county:

4.7%
Whole state:

6.7%

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: Ozona, East Crockett, West Crockett.


Click to draw/clear Crockett County borders

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 .

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


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:

45.5% with mortgage
State:

64.2% with mortgage



Religion statistics:

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 84.58%
Here84.6%
USA50.2%
Total adherents: 3,467
Total congregations: 12

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchChurches of ChristOther
Adherents1,385 (39.9%)1,200 (34.6%)461 (13.3%)274 (7.9%)147 (4.2%)
Congregations4 (33.3%)1 (8.3%)1 (8.3%)2 (16.7%)4 (33.3%)
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.

Religions in Crockett County - Ozona, East Crockett, West Crockett

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 3
This county:

7.95 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.


Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Crockett County:

2.65 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.11 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 6
This county:

15.89 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 5
Crockett County:

13.25 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

6.13 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

10.1%
Texas:

8.9%

Adult obesity rate:
Here:

27.6%
Texas:

26.6%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Crockett County:

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 4.1 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.

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 (%)
Males Females
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (30%)
  • Construction (10%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (10%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Repair and maintenance (5%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Educational services (4%)
  • Health care (17%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Accommodation and food services (13%)
  • Public administration (9%)
  • Food and beverage stores (6%)
  • Personal and laundry services (6%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Extraction workers (10%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (7%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Supervisors, construction and extraction workers (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (10%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (8%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (8%)
  • Cashiers (6%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (5%)

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




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





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:

49 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities

Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2005 was $52,802.

7.47% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($31,000 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.47%
Texas average:

8.37%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
6.40% relocated from other counties in Texas ($26,132 average AGI)
1.07% relocated from other states ($4,868 average AGI)
Crockett County:

1.07%
Texas average:

3.06%

Percentage of residents relocating from other counties or countries


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Tom Green County, TX  1.40% ($29,882 average AGI)


9.33% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($44,647 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.33%
Texas average:

7.44%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
8.21% relocated to other counties in Texas ($42,000 average AGI)
1.13% relocated to other states ($2,647 average AGI)
Crockett County:

1.13%
Texas average:

2.17%

Percentage of residents relocating to other counties or countries


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Tom Green County, TX  2.41% ($62,500 average AGI)

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 in Crockett County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 1.9
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 0.0

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.

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

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 (Noninst.)


Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:



Crockett County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1991
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Crockett County Fatal accident statistics for 1992 - 2009
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

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