County population in 2012: 2,290 (all rural); it was 2,975 in 2000 County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 278 County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 356 County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 741 Renter-occupied apartments: 274 (it was 311 in 2000)
% of renters here:
Land area: 3812 sq. mi. Water area: 0.2 sq. mi.
Population density: 1 people per square mile
Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Culberson County: 79.1 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Industries providing employment: Arts,entertainment,recreation,accommodation and food services (24.9%), Educational,health and social services (22.0%), Retail trade (14.8%).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2009: $1,136 (1.6%) Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2009: $576 (2.3%)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2009: 28.5%
(10.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 36.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 24.5% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents) Median age of residents in 2010: 38 years old
(Males: 36 years old, Females: 39 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 39 years old, Black residents: 35 years old, American Indian residents: 49 years old, Asian residents: 32 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 35 years old, Other race residents: 32 years old)
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Culberson County is $425 a month. Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $484 a month. Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $628 a month.
Notable locations in this county outside city limits:
Notable locations in Culberson County: Castile Ranch (A), Center Windmill (B), Chico Ranch (C), Collier Windmill (D), Corn Ranch (E), County Line Windmill (F), Crow Windmill (G), D Ranch (H), Dagger Windmill (I), Dallas Windmill (J), Deep Well Windmill (K), Delaware River Ranch (L), Delaware Windmill (M), Digger Windmill (N), Division Windmill (O), Dog Canyon Ranger Station (P), Down-in-the-Hole Windmill (Q), Durrill Camp (R), East Windmill (S), Farmer Ranch (T). Display/hide their locations on the map
Lakes and reservoirs: Tank Number Twelve (A), Baylor Pond (B), Goat Shed Waterhole (C), Bronco Mule Pond (D), Middle Tank (E), Rock Water Hole (F), White Tank (G), Cowden Lake (H). Display/hide their locations on the map
Streams, rivers, and creeks: Sacaton Creek (A), Wild Horse Creek (B), Sulphur Creek (C), Hackberry Creek (D), Carrizo Creek (E), Panther Seep (F), Nickel Creek (G). Display/hide their locations on the map
Parks in Culberson County include: Sierra Diablo Wildlife Management Area (1), Wallace Pratt Lodge (2), Toolen Field (3), Guadalupe Mountains National Park (4). Display/hide their locations on the map
Average size of farms: 22899 acres Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $100,963 Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $784.42 The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 0.05% The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 53.32% Average total farm production expenses per farm: $112,393 Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 0.26% Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 90.33% Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $58,314 The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 83.78% Average age of principal farm operators: 57 years Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 1.08 Upland cotton: 532 harvested acres
Culberson County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly below Texas state average. It is 20.5 times below overall U.S. average.
Culberson County-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Texas state average. It is 94% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 12/19/2005 at 20:27:40, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, 4.1 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 84.4 miles away from the county center On 5/23/2004 at 09:22:05, a magnitude 4.0 (4.0 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 84.2 miles away from the county center On 3/14/1999 at 22:43:17, a magnitude 4.0 (4.0 MD, 4.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 88.8 miles away from the county center On 5/30/1999 at 19:04:25, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 MD, 3.9 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 87.8 miles away from Culberson County center On 6/22/2004 at 08:55:28, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 84.4 miles away from the county center On 12/22/2005 at 14:30:11, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 88.2 miles away from the county center Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), moment magnitude (MW)
Most recent natural disasters:
Texas Wildfires, Incident Period: March 14, 2008 to September 1, 2008, Emergency Declared (EM-3284): March 14, 2008, FEMA Id: FEMA-EM-3284, 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: FEMA-DR-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: FEMA-EM-3261, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
Texas Hurricane Katrina, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 1, 2005, Emergency Declared (EM-3216): September 2, 2005, FEMA Id: FEMA-EM-3216, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
Texas Extreme Fire Hazards, Incident Period: August 1, 1999 to December 10, 1999, Emergency Declared (EM-3142): September 1, 1999, FEMA Id: FEMA-EM-3142, Natural disaster type: Fire
The number of natural disasters in Culberson County (5) is smaller than the US average (12). Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 1 Emergencies Declared: 4
Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (7%)
Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)
Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5%)
Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (4%)
Law enforcement workers including supervisors (4%)
Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (4%)
Cooks and food preparation workers (10%)
Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (10%)
Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (6%)
Secretaries and administrative assistants (6%)
Waiters and waitresses (6%)
Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (4%)
Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):
Costa Rica (1%)
South Africa (0%)
Most common first ancestries reported in Culberson County (%):
United States or American (4%)
French (except Basque) (1%)
Means of transportation to work:
Drove a car alone: 943 (75%)
Carpooled: 198 (16%)
Bus or trolley bus: 14 (1%)
Bicycle: 9 (1%)
Walked: 40 (3%)
Other means: 13 (1%)
Worked at home: 45 (4%)
Owners and renters by unit type in %
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders
6 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
3 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
10 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
2 people in other noninstitutional facilities
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2005 was $27,971.
7.07% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($38,197 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
5.56% relocated from other counties in Texas ($29,902 average AGI)
1.51% relocated from other states ($8,295 average AGI)
Percentage of residents relocating from other counties or countries
10.59% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($29,063 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
7.92% relocated to other counties in Texas ($19,842 average AGI)
2.68% relocated to other states ($9,221 average AGI)
Percentage of residents relocating to other counties or countries
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 15.4 Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 14.5
Births per 1000 population in Culberson County
Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 6.7 Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 7.6
Deaths per 1000 population in Culberson County
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 3.5 Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 2.5
Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Culberson County
Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2003: 344 (302 aged, 42 disabled) Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 30% Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 31%
General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1141.990 Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1103.920
Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 32.79 Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 76.13
Crimes per 100,000 population in 1996: 1
Household type by relationship:
In family households: 2,067 (431 male householders, 199 female householders)
430 spouses, 745 children (671 natural, 16 adopted, 58 stepchildren), 138 grandchildren, 20 brothers or sisters, 13 parents, 22 other relatives, 42 non-relatives
In nonfamily households: 319 (128 male householders (111 living alone)), 150 female householders (134 living alone)), 41 nonrelatives
In group quarters: 12 (10 institutionalized population)
Size of family households: 263 2-persons, 127 3-persons, 121 4-persons, 71 5-persons, 28 6-persons, 20 7-or-more-persons.
Size of nonfamily households: 245 1-person, 25 2-persons, 8 3-persons.
26.6% of residents of Culberson County speak English at home.
72.1% of residents speak Spanish at home (63% speak English very well, 20% speak English well, 9% speak English not well, 8% don't speak English at all).
0.9% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (63% speak English very well, 38% speak English well).
0.4% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (91% speak English very well, 9% speak English well).
In fiscal year 2004:
Federal Government expenditure: $15,234,000 ($5586 per capita) Department of Defense expenditure: $337,000 Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $4,384,000 Federal other direct payments to individuals: $4,106,000 Federal direct payments not to individuals: $870,000 Federal grants: $2,654,000 Federal procurement contracts: $370,000 ($224,000 Department of Defense) Federal salaries and wages: $2,849,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense) Federal Government direct loans: $150,000 Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $1,064,000 Federal Government insurance: $2,303,000
Population change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005:
88 per 1000 residents
85 per 1000 residents
40 per 1000 residents
35 per 1000 residents
Net international migration: +12
+5 per 1000 residents
+29 per 1000 residents
Net internal migration: -478
-182 per 1000 residents
+10 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Culberson County
Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 0.99 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)
Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Median number of rooms in apartments:
Year house built
2005 or later: 36
2000 to 2004: 26
1990 to 1999: 48
1980 to 1989: 100
1970 to 1979: 327
1960 to 1969: 277
1950 to 1959: 148
1940 to 1949: 116
1939 or earlier: 14
Rooms in houses/apartments in Culberson County, Texas
69% of Culberson County residents lived in the same house 5 years ago. Out of people who lived in different houses, 49% lived in this county. Out of people who lived in different counties, 64% lived in Texas.
Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:
This state: 2116
Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $22,500
Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 3%
Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 4%
Year Householders Moved Into Unit:
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Culberson County