Crosby County, Texas (TX)

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County population in 2012: 6,126 (all rural); it was 7,072 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 617
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 933
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 1,742
Renter-occupied apartments: 687 (it was 770 in 2000)
% of renters here:

31%
State:

36%

Land area: 900 sq. mi.

Water area: 2.2 sq. mi.

Population density: 7 people per square mile   (very low).

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Crosby County: 79.4 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (38.1%), Construction (16.5%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 14%
  • Government: 9%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 77%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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Races in Crosby County, Texas:

  • Hispanic or Latino (52.3%)
  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (43.3%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (3.3%)
  • Two or more races (0.6%)
Median resident age:  37.0 years
Texas median age:  33.0 years
Males: 2,917  (55.6%)
Females: 3,142  (44.4%)

Crosby County,TX real estate house value trend

Average household size:
Crosby County:

2.0 people
Texas:

3 people
Estimated median household income in 2013: $38,042 ($25,769 in 1999)

This county:

$38042
Texas:

$51704

Median contract rent in 2013 for apartments: $364 (lower quartile is $277, upper quartile is $460)
This county:

$364
State:

$711


Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $56,732 (it was $36,000 in 2000)
Crosby:

$56,732
Texas:

$132,000
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $31,223 - $100,666
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $843
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $307

Institutionalized population: 62

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):

Crosby County, TX map from a distance

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2007: 5 buildings, average cost: $51,300
  • 2008: 2 buildings, average cost: $35,500
  • 2009: 0 buildings

Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,281 (1.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $763 (1.6%)

Crosby County household income distribution in 2009 Crosby County home values distribution Crosby County contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 26.5%
(12.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 39.7% for Black residents, 36.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for American Indian residents, 64.3% for other race residents, 20.2% for two or more races residents)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 26.3%
Crosby County:

26.3%
Texas:

17.5%
(12.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 40.1% for Black residents, 35.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for American Indian residents, 60.5% for other race residents, 19.9% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2013: 37 years old
(Males: 36 years old, Females: 38 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 51 years old, Black residents: 29 years old, American Indian residents: 67 years old, Asian residents: 65 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 29 years old, Other race residents: 37 years old)

Area name: Lubbock, TX MSA
Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Crosby County is $470 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $594 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $841 a month.

Cities in this county include: Ralls, Crosbyton, Lorenzo.

Crosby County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

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Notable locations in this county outside city limits:

Notable locations in Crosby County: Dry Trap Windmill (A), East Herd Windmill (B), Meadow Windmill (C), North Windmill (D), Spindle Top Windmill (E), V Ranch (F), Wood Ranch (G), Bridwell Ranch (H), Camp Rio Blanco (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Church in Crosby County: Pansy Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemeteries: Crosbyton Cemetery (1), Ralls Cemetery (2), Mount Zion Cemetery (3), Lorenzo Cemetery (4), West Side Cemetery (5), Old Emma Cemetery (6), Cone Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoirs: Smith Tank (A), Shaw Tank (B), Rock Trail Tank (C), White River Reservoir (D), Davidson Tank (E), Cottonwood Tank (F), Janes-Prentice Lake (G), Caddell Lake (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creeks: Turkey Creek (A), Blue Hole Creek (B), Yankee Creek (C), Sand Rock Creek (D), Sand Creek (E), Plum Creek (F), Pete Creek (G), Home Creek (H), Harvey Creek (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Neighboring counties: Dickens County , Floyd County , Garza County , Hale County , Kent County , Lubbock County , Lynn County , Motley County .

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

5.2%
Texas:

5.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 184
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 61.8%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 10.5%

Number of foreign born residents: 275 (45% naturalized citizens)

Crosby County:

3.9%
Whole state:

13.9%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1995 to March 2000: 21
  • 1990 to 1994: 72
  • 1985 to 1989: 31
  • 1980 to 1984: 23
  • 1975 to 1979: 41
  • 1970 to 1974: 24
  • 1970 to 1974: 21
  • 1965 to 1969: 42

Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.7 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 64.5%

Crosby County marital status for males Crosby County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:


Housing units in Crosby County with a mortgage: 554 (14 second mortgage, 20 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 933

Here:

0.0% with mortgage
State:

64.2% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Crosby County

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant2,80618
Catholic1,8263
Mainline Protestant4984
Other2-
None927-
Crosby 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
Crosby County:

4.79 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.



Number of convenience stores (with gas): 5
Crosby County:

7.99 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 1
This county:

1.60 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.13 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Crosby County:

10.2%
Texas:

8.9%

Adult obesity rate:
Crosby County:

28.0%
State:

26.6%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

12.9%
State:

15.7%

Agriculture in Crosby County:

Average size of farms: 1313 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $105,998
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $167.50
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 9.04%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $107,048
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 43.85%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 53.88%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $128,225
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 79.62%
Average age of principal farm operators: 57 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 2.24
All wheat for grain: 9578 harvested acres
Upland cotton: 190947 harvested acres

Tornado activity:

Crosby County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly below Texas state average. It is 2413525.9 times below overall U.S. average.
Tornadoes in this county have caused one fatality and 4 injuries recorded between 1950 and 2004.
On 4/10/1997, a category 1 (max. wind speeds 73-112 mph) tornado killed one person and injured one person and caused $30,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Crosby County-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Texas state average. It is 39% 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 51.9 miles away from Crosby 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 260.8 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 136.6 miles away from the county center
On 2/15/1974 at 13:33:49, a magnitude 4.6 (4.5 MB, 4.6 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 202.0 miles away from the county center
On 8/10/2005 at 22:08:22, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 299.9 miles away from Crosby County center
On 8/17/2000 at 01:08:05, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 125.4 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:


The number of natural disasters in Crosby County (7) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 2
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 (80%)
  • Honduras (5%)
  • Vietnam (4%)
  • El Salvador (3%)
  • United Kingdom (3%)
  • Colombia (2%)
  • Guatemala (2%)

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

  • United States or American (13%)
  • English (7%)
  • Irish (5%)
  • German (4%)
  • Scottish (2%)
  • Scotch-Irish (2%)
  • French (except Basque) (1%)

Crosby County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 2,046 (79%)
  • Carpooled: 396 (15%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 6 (0%)
  • Walked: 26 (1%)
  • Other means: 32 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 81 (3%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders


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

  • 66 people in nursing homes
  • 14 people in wards in general hospitals for patients who have no usual home elsewhere
  • 9 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 3 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
54 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
8 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $52,935.

8.34% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($28,567 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.34%
Texas average:

7.14%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
7.53% relocated from other counties in Texas ($26,323 average AGI)
0.81% relocated from other states ($2,244 average AGI)
Crosby County:

0.81%
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 Lubbock County, TX  4.43% ($29,069 average AGI)


8.81% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($31,466 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.81%
Texas average:

6.69%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
7.79% relocated to other counties in Texas ($28,029 average AGI)
1.01% relocated to other states ($3,437 average AGI)
Crosby County:

1.01%
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 Lubbock County, TX  4.30% ($31,235 average AGI)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 16.1
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 16.3

Births per 1000 population in Crosby County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 11.4
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 11.6
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2013: 11.3

Deaths per 1000 population in Crosby County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 4.4
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 8.1

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Crosby County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2003: 1,140 (1,006 aged, 134 disabled)
Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 26%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 26%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 15.05
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 14206.17
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 376.220
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 61790.82

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1764.880
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1630.270

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 13.86
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 74.78

Crimes per 100,000 population in 1996: 1

Household type by relationship:

Households: 5,997

Size of family households: 718 2-persons, 307 3-persons, 263 4-persons, 175 5-persons, 81 6-persons, 69 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 559 1-person, 62 2-persons, 2 3-persons, 1 5-persons.

1,421 married couples with children.
411 single-parent households (104 men, 307 women).

58.2% of residents of Crosby County speak English at home.
41.2% of residents speak Spanish at home (68% speak English very well, 19% speak English well, 12% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).
0.4% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (89% speak English very well, 11% speak English well).
0.2% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (17% speak English very well, 83% speak English well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $69,536,000 ($10464 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $158,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $14,853,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $17,640,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $21,879,000
Federal grants: $13,943,000
Federal procurement contracts: $232,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $989,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $2,242,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $2,169,000
Federal Government insurance: $41,264,000

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

Births: 602
Here:

90 per 1000 residents
State:

85 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 364
Here:

54 per 1000 residents
State:

35 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +20
Here:

+3 per 1000 residents
State:

+29 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -628
Here -94 per 1000 residents
State +10 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Crosby County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 1.77 millions of gallons per day (12% from ground, 88% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.4
State:

5.8

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.4
State:

3.8

Year house built

  • 2005 or later: 62
  • 2000 to 2004: 137
  • 1990 to 1999: 127
  • 1980 to 1989: 133
  • 1970 to 1979: 417
  • 1960 to 1969: 526
  • 1950 to 1959: 827
  • 1940 to 1949: 236
  • 1939 or earlier: 438
Rooms in houses/apartments in Crosby County, Texas
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • 1 room: 2
  • 2 rooms: 47
  • 3 rooms: 100
  • 4 rooms: 232
  • 5 rooms: 518
  • 6 rooms: 463
  • 7 rooms: 216
  • 8 rooms: 89
  • 9+ rooms: 75
  • 1 room: 8
  • 2 rooms: 52
  • 3 rooms: 130
  • 4 rooms: 209
  • 5 rooms: 205
  • 6 rooms: 101
  • 7 rooms: 44
  • 8 rooms: 10
  • 9+ rooms: 11
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Crosby County, Texas
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 10
  • 1 bedroom: 95
  • 2 bedrooms: 482
  • 3 bedrooms: 914
  • 4 bedrooms: 213
  • 5+ bedrooms: 28
  • no bedroom: 8
  • 1 bedroom: 156
  • 2 bedrooms: 277
  • 3 bedrooms: 302
  • 4 bedrooms: 20
  • 5+ bedrooms: 7
Cars and other vehicles available in Crosby County, Texas in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 69
  • 1 vehicle: 534
  • 2 vehicles: 780
  • 3 vehicles: 277
  • 4 vehicles: 69
  • 5+ vehicles: 13
  • no vehicle: 89
  • 1 vehicle: 366
  • 2 vehicles: 254
  • 3 vehicles: 54
  • 4 vehicles: 5
  • 5+ vehicles: 2

58% of Crosby County residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 57% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 91% lived in Texas.

Crosby County:

58.2%
State average:

51.6%

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

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $13,200


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 7%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 8%

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Crosby County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (71.1%)
  • Electricity (20.8%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (7.9%)
  • Utility gas (64.8%)
  • Electricity (17.9%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (15.1%)
  • Other fuel (2.2%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 16
Here:

1.5%
Texas:

6.8%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 5
Here:

0.9%
Texas:

6.2%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 35
Here:

21.7%
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)

Crosby County government finances - Expenditure in 2002:

  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $527,000
    Regular Highways: $484,000
    Financial Administration: $359,000
    Central Staff Services: $293,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $176,000
    Corrections - Other: $146,000
    General Public Buildings: $123,000
    Health Services - Other: $116,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $65,000
    Parks & Recreation: $44,000
    General - Other: $5,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Health - Other: $34,000
    Regular Highways: $32,000
    General Public Building: $21,000
    Parks & Recreation: $21,000
    Judicial: $8,000
    Police Protection: $4,000
    Financial Administration: $2,000
    Central Staff: $2,000
    Natural Resource - Other: $1,000
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $1,150,000

Crosby County government finances - Revenue in 2002:

  • Charges - All Other: $166,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $224,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $292,000
    Interest Earnings: $123,000
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $153,000
  • Tax - Property: $1,774,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $308,000
    Total General Sales: $65,000

Crosby County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002:

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $2,060,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

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

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

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

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Most common first names in Crosby County, TX among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John5876.9 years
William5578.6 years
Mary5079.0 years
James4775.5 years
George3173.8 years
Joe3072.2 years
Robert2774.9 years
Willie2578.3 years
Charles2076.6 years
Jessie2075.9 years
Most common last names in Crosby County, TX among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith3576.6 years
Moore3079.9 years
Williams2372.7 years
Reed2180.3 years
Johnson1973.9 years
Jones1876.9 years
Fowler1878.3 years
Martin1876.5 years
Campbell1780.6 years
Davis1779.5 years

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