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DeWitt County, Texas (TX)

County population in 2016: 21,354 (50% urban, 50% rural); it was 20,013 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 2,241
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 3,307
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 5,524
Renter-occupied apartments: 1,859 (it was 1,683 in 2000)
% of renters here:

23%
State:

36%

Land area: 909 sq. mi.

Water area: 1.3 sq. mi.

Population density: 23 people per square mile   (low).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in DeWitt County: 80.2 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (26.7%), Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services (26.4%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 46%
  • Government: 1%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 48%
  • Unpaid family work: 5%
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Races in DeWitt County, Texas:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (55.4%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (34.6%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (9.7%)
Median resident age:

42.4 years
Texas median age:

34.5 years
Males: 11,213  (52.5%)
Females: 10,141  (47.5%)

DeWitt County,TX real estate house value trend


Average household size:
DeWitt County:

2.0 people
Texas:

3 people
Estimated median household income in 2016: $52,280 ($28,714 in 1999)

This county:

$52,280
Texas:

$56,565

Median contract rent in 2016 for apartments: $546 (lower quartile is $365, upper quartile is $760)
This county:

$546
State:

$809


Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $118,041 (it was $49,600 in 2000)
DeWitt:

$118,041
Texas:

$161,500
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $60,080 - $253,709
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,027
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $379

Institutionalized population: 1,772

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

  • Murders: 1
  • Rapes: 0
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 16
  • Burglaries: 31
  • Thefts: 25
  • Auto thefts: 3

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 0
  • Robberies: 1
  • Assaults: 20
  • Burglaries: 41
  • Thefts: 27
  • Auto thefts: 6
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2007: 5 buildings, average cost: $127,200
  • 2008: 5 buildings, average cost: $82,400
  • 2009: 0 buildings
  • 2010: 7 buildings, average cost: $125,600
  • 2011: 4 buildings, average cost: $153,200
  • 2012: 4 buildings, average cost: $153,200
  • 2013: 5 buildings, average cost: $153,200
  • 2014: 5 buildings, average cost: $153,200
Number of permits per 10,000 DeWitt, TX residents
Average permit cost in DeWitt, TX
Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $1,495 (1.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $933 (0.8%)

DeWitt County household income distribution in 2013 DeWitt County home values distribution in 2013 DeWitt County contract rent distribution in 2013
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 15.1%
DeWitt County:

15.1%
Texas:

15.6%
(8.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 27.9% for Black residents, 22.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 66.7% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 23.1% for other race residents, 30.0% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2016: 42.4 years old
(Males: 41.3 years old, Females: 44.8 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 50.1 years old, Black residents: 43.2 years old, American Indian residents: 70.9 years old, Asian residents: 51.0 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 34.0 years old, Other race residents: 30.6 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in DeWitt County is $371 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $484 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $632 a month.

Cities in this county include: Cuero, Yoakum, Yorktown, Westhoff-Arneckville, Nordheim.

DeWitt 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: Citrus County, Florida , Calhoun County , Polk County, Florida , Galveston County , Goliad County , Live Oak County , Wilson County .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

4.2%
Texas:

4.4%

Unemployment by year

Current college students: 578
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 80.0%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 15.0%

Number of foreign born residents: 740 (33.1% naturalized citizens)

DeWitt County:

3.5%
Whole state:

17.0%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 532010 or later
  • 942000 to 2009
  • 1811990 to 1999
  • 1841980 to 1989
  • 561970 to 1979
  • 90Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 26.3 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 71.3%

DeWitt County marital status for males DeWitt County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 7,465
  • One, attached: 24
  • Two: 197
  • 3 or 4: 106
  • 5 to 9: 51
  • 10 to 19: 65
  • 20 to 49: 37
  • 50 or more: 12
  • Mobile homes: 1,448

Housing units in DeWitt County with a mortgage: 1,813 (13 second mortgage, 25 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 3,707

Here:

25.0% with mortgage
State:

57.8% with mortgage

Religion statistics for DeWitt County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic5,0798
Evangelical Protestant3,04625
Mainline Protestant1,94011
Other2542
None9,778-
DeWitt 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: 4
DeWitt County:

2.03 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.


Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
This county:

1.52 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.11 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 9
DeWitt County:

4.56 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 20
This county:

10.14 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.13 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
DeWitt County:

10.4%
Texas:

8.9%

Adult obesity rate:
DeWitt County:

28.1%
State:

26.6%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

17.9%
State:

15.7%

Agriculture in DeWitt County:

Average size of farms: 323 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $16,530
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $48.00
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 0.12%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 92.26%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $19,070
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 8.26%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 2.96%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $25,125
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 93.62%
Average age of principal farm operators: 58 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 20.30
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 0.42%
Corn for grain: 12719 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 250 harvested acres
Upland cotton: 258 harvested acres
Vegetables: 15 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 2,986 acres

Earthquake activity:

DeWitt County-area historical earthquake activity is below Texas state average. It is 85% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/9/1993 at 12:29:19, a magnitude 4.3 (4.1 MB, 4.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 51.7 miles away from DeWitt 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, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 371.7 miles away from the county center
On 4/7/2008 at 09:51:12, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 MB, 3.9 MW, 3.8 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 44.1 miles away from the 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 339.9 miles away from the county center
On 7/20/1991 at 23:38:19, a magnitude 3.6 (3.4 LG, 3.6 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 44.7 miles away from DeWitt County center
On 3/24/1997 at 22:31:34, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 104.7 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 Hurricane Ike, Incident Period: September 07, 2008 to September 26, 2008, Emergency Declared EM-3294: September 10, 2008, FEMA Id: 3294, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Texas Hurricane Gustav, Incident Period: August 27, 2008 to September 07, 2008, Emergency Declared EM-3290: August 29, 2008, FEMA Id: 3290, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • 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 Hurricane Claudette, Incident Period: July 15, 2003 to July 28, 2003, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1479: July 17, 2003, FEMA Id: 1479, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Texas Severe Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: June 29, 2002 to July 31, 2002, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1425: July 04, 2002, FEMA Id: 1425, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • 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, Flooding and Tornadoes, Incident Period: October 17, 1998 to November 15, 1998, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1257: October 21, 1998, FEMA Id: 1257, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • 4 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in DeWitt County (14) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 7, Storms: 5, Floods: 4, Fires: 2, Tornadoes: 2, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Class of Workers in 2016
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2016


  • Health care and social assistance (21%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (11%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Manufacturing (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (4%)

Most common industries for females in 2016


  • Health care and social assistance (24%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Accommodation and food services (12%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Manufacturing (9%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (5%)

Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2016


  • Construction and extraction occupations (17%)
  • Production occupations (13%)
  • Management occupations (11%)
  • Transportation occupations (8%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (8%)
  • Sales and related occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (4%)

Most common occupations for females in 2016


  • Office and administrative support occupations (20%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (9%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (9%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (7%)

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents


  • Mexico (77%)
  • El Salvador (5%)
  • Guatemala (4%)
  • Philippines (2%)
  • Romania (2%)
  • Honduras (2%)
  • England (1%)

Most common first ancestries reported in DeWitt County


  • German (16%)
  • American (5%)
  • Irish (4%)
  • Czech (3%)
  • English (2%)
  • Polish (2%)
  • Scottish (1%)

DeWitt County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 7,349 (80.5%)
  • Carpooled: 1,012 (11.1%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 1 (0.0%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 112 (1.2%)
  • Walked: 286 (3.1%)
  • Worked at home: 364 (4.0%)
Owners and renters by unit type
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

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

  • 1,307 people in state prisons
  • 397 people in nursing homes
  • 44 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 23 people in other group homes
  • 10 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 2 people in religious group quarters

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

  • 1,330 people in state prisons
  • 352 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 64 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 26 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 10 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 7 people in group homes intended for adults
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $59,168.

7.23% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($37,156 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.23%
Texas average:

7.14%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
6.30% relocated from other counties in Texas ($33,370 average AGI)
0.93% relocated from other states ($3,786 average AGI)
DeWitt County:

0.93%
Texas average:

2.49%

Residents relocating <b>from</b> other counties or countries

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Victoria County, TX  1.81% ($39,427 average AGI)
from Lavaca County, TX  0.46% ($30,667)
from Harris County, TX  0.39% ($24,840)
from Bexar County, TX  0.34% ($24,909)
from Nueces County, TX  0.34% ($46,773)
from Goliad County, TX  0.20% ($48,923)
from Travis County, TX  0.17% ($33,636)


6.33% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($34,628 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.33%
Texas average:

6.69%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
5.63% relocated to other counties in Texas ($30,451 average AGI)
0.70% relocated to other states ($4,177 average AGI)
DeWitt County:

0.70%
Texas average:

2.01%

Residents relocating <b>to</b> other counties or countries

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Victoria County, TX  1.67% ($31,150 average AGI)
to Bexar County, TX  0.42% ($26,370)
to Lavaca County, TX  0.39% ($42,600)
to Harris County, TX  0.25% ($27,813)
to Travis County, TX  0.25% ($34,438)
to Nueces County, TX  0.16% ($45,300)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 11.8
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 11.9

Births per 1000 population in DeWitt County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 14.1
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 12.9
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 12.2

Deaths per 1000 population in DeWitt County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 5.9
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 5.0

Infant deaths per 1000 population in DeWitt County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 21.4%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 13.1%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in DeWitt County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in DeWitt County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in DeWitt County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in DeWitt County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in DeWitt County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in DeWitt County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 3,736 (3,157 aged, 579 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 602 (14%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

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

  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (371)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (257)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (236)
  • Congestive heart failure (213)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (179)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (117)
  • Unspecified dementia (105)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (86)
  • Cardiac arrest, unspecified (62)
  • Colon, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (55)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 19%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 19%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 4.91
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 16,449
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 295
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 42,665

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,146
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,117
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 15

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 15
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 54

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 5

Household type by relationship:

Households: 21,354
  • In family households: 17,065 (2,505 male householders, 2,634 female householders)
    3,733 spouses, 5,556 children (5,183 natural, 86 adopted, 283 stepchildren), 796 grandchildren, 169 brothers or sisters, 524 parents, 713 other relatives, 424 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 2,417 (917 male householders (824 living alone)), 1,238 female householders (1,129 living alone)), 250 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 1,839

Size of family households: 2,543 2-persons, 992 3-persons, 867 4-persons, 454 5-persons, 159 6-persons, 119 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 1,956 1-person, 190 2-persons, 2 3-persons, 6 6-persons.

2,282 married couples with children.
1,387 single-parent households (161 men, 1,226 women).

81.0% of residents of DeWitt speak English at home.
17.4% of residents speak Spanish at home (73% speak English very well, 20% speak English well, 7% speak English not well).
1.3% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (82% speak English very well, 18% speak English well).
0.3% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (91% speak English very well, 2% speak English well, 7% speak English not well).
0.1% of residents speak other language at home (100% speak English very well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $116,815,000 ($5,739 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $2,299,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $44,493,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $33,159,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $990,000
Federal grants: $34,799,000
Federal procurement contracts: $621,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $2,752,000 ($133,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $7,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $1,447,000
Federal Government insurance: $43,502,000

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

Births: 1,240
Here:

60 per 1000 residents
State:

85 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 1,320
Here:

64 per 1000 residents
State:

35 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +96
Here:

+5 per 1000 residents
State:

+29 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +502
Here:

+24 per 1000 residents
State:

+10 per 1000 residents
Population growth in DeWitt County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 2.82 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.7
State:

6.2

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.3
State:

4.1

Year house built in DeWitt County, Texas
  • Year house built in DeWitt County, Texas
  • 1352014 or later
  • 2332010 to 2013
  • 7992000 to 2009
  • 1,4771990 to 1999
  • 1,0711980 to 1989
  • 1,1081970 to 1979
  • 8311960 to 1969
  • 1,0771950 to 1959
  • 8361940 to 1949
  • 1,7311939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in DeWitt County, Texas
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in DeWitt County, Texas
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in DeWitt County, Texas
  • 111 room
  • 252 rooms
  • 2333 rooms
  • 9544 rooms
  • 1,2905 rooms
  • 1,2036 rooms
  • 7717 rooms
  • 5368 rooms
  • 4259+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in DeWitt County, Texas
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in DeWitt County, Texas
  • 1091 room
  • 1742 rooms
  • 2713 rooms
  • 4724 rooms
  • 4175 rooms
  • 2256 rooms
  • 397 rooms
  • 658 rooms
  • 459+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in DeWitt County, Texas
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in DeWitt County, Texas
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in DeWitt County, Texas
  • 20no bedroom
  • 1321 bedroom
  • 1,4872 bedrooms
  • 2,9073 bedrooms
  • 6304 bedrooms
  • 2325+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in DeWitt County, Texas
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in DeWitt County, Texas
  • 108no bedroom
  • 4061 bedroom
  • 7192 bedrooms
  • 5183 bedrooms
  • 334 bedrooms
  • 295+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in DeWitt County, Texas in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in DeWitt County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in DeWitt County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 153no vehicle
  • 1,4521 vehicle
  • 2,3242 vehicles
  • 9693 vehicles
  • 4054 vehicles
  • 1485+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in DeWitt County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in DeWitt County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 216no vehicle
  • 8021 vehicle
  • 5502 vehicles
  • 1713 vehicles
  • 344 vehicles
  • 435+ vehicles

87.1% of DeWitt County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 30% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 94% lived in Texas.

DeWitt County:

87.1%
State average:

84.1%

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

  • This state: 17,855
  • Other state: 2,453
  • Northeast: 149
  • Midwest: 684
  • South: 989
  • West: 635
Year Householders Moved Into Unit
Most commonly used house heating fuel in DeWitt County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 64.3%Electricity
  • 22.4%Utility gas
  • 12.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.7%Wood
  • 0.2%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 62.5%Electricity
  • 28.5%Utility gas
  • 7.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 184
Here:

8.4%
Texas:

6.6%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 72
Here:

6.7%
Texas:

6.4%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 37
Here:

8.9%
Texas:

15.1%

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

DeWitt County government finances - Expenditure in 2002:

  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $1,042,000
    Police Protection: $933,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $674,000
    General - Other: $623,000
    Corrections - Other: $529,000
    Financial Administration: $494,000
    Health Services - Other: $434,000
    Central Staff Services: $182,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $139,000
    General Public Buildings: $134,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $41,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $425,000
    Police Protection: $83,000
    Corrections - Other: $10,000
    Judicial: $6,000
    Central Staff: $5,000
    Financial Administration: $4,000
    General Public Building: $4,000
    General - Other: $4,000
    Health - Other: $3,000
    Natural Resource - Other: $1,000
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $2,059,000

DeWitt County government finances - Revenue in 2002:

  • Charges - All Other: $586,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - General Support: $6,000
    All Other: $1,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $627,000
    Interest Earnings: $214,000
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $638,000
    Health & Hospitals: $85,000
    Highways: $60,000
  • Tax - Property: $2,738,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $573,000
    NEC: $9,000

DeWitt County government finances - Debt in 2002:

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $690,000
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $565,000
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $125,000

DeWitt County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002:

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $2,454,000
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $169,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 676
  • Number of aged recipients: 147
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 529
  • Number of recipients under 18: 82
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 358
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 236
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 316
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 238
DeWitt County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
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DeWitt County Fatal accident statistics for 1995 - 2014
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Most common first names in DeWitt County, TX among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary24682.1 years
John18476.2 years
William17676.3 years
James13571.4 years
Willie13278.3 years
Joe12675.2 years
Annie11885.0 years
Frank11677.8 years
Henry10678.8 years
Robert10472.1 years
Most common last names in DeWitt County, TX among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Williams10678.4 years
Johnson8574.5 years
Brown7876.8 years
Mueller7079.3 years
Smith6375.0 years
Garcia6378.4 years
Rodriguez4374.9 years
Green4375.2 years
Garza4169.8 years
Davis4082.1 years
Businesses in DeWitt County, TX
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1H&R Block2
Alco Stores1McDonald's1
Ashley Furniture1Nike1
Best Western1Pizza Hut2
Chevrolet1SONIC Drive-In2
Church's Chicken1Subway2
ColorTyme1U-Haul2
Dairy Queen2Walmart1
FedEx2