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Donley County, Texas (TX)

County population in 2019: 3,428 (all rural); it was 3,828 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 408
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 695
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 1,174
Renter-occupied apartments: 414 (it was 404 in 2000)
% of renters here:

26%
State:

36%

Land area: 930 sq. mi.

Water area: 3.3 sq. mi.

Population density: 4 people per square mile   (very low).

March 2019 cost of living index in Donley County: 78.8 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Educational, health and social services (20.0%), Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (17.6%), Retail trade (11.0%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 72%
  • Government: 15%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 13%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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  • Races in Donley County, TX (2019)
    • 2,71880.3%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 38311.3%Hispanic or Latino
    • 1895.6%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 682.0%Two or more races
    • 130.4%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
    • 120.4%Asian alone
Median resident age:

42.0 years
Texas median age:

35.1 years
Males: 1,742  (50.8%)
Females: 1,686  (49.2%)
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Average household size:
Donley County:

2.0 people
Texas:

3 people

Estimated median household income in 2019: $44,460 ($29,006 in 1999)
This county:

$44,460
Texas:

$64,034

Median contract rent in 2019 for apartments: $445 (lower quartile is $325, upper quartile is $617)
This county:

$445
State:

$929


Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $79,811 (it was $45,800 in 2000)
Donley:

$79,811
Texas:

$200,400
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $42,545 - $128,432
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,124
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $399

Institutionalized population: 9

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 0
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 9
  • Burglaries: 18
  • Thefts: 25
  • Auto thefts: 1

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 0
  • Robberies: 1
  • Assaults: 13
  • Burglaries: 27
  • Thefts: 27
  • Auto thefts: 4
Donley County, TX map from a distance

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 0 buildings
  • 1998: 0 buildings
  • 1999: 0 buildings
  • 2000: 0 buildings
  • 2001: 12 buildings, average cost: $10,800
  • 2002: 0 buildings
  • 2003: 0 buildings
  • 2004: 3 buildings, average cost: $131,000
  • 2005: 4 buildings, average cost: $120,700
  • 2006: 0 buildings
  • 2007: 4 buildings, average cost: $170,500
  • 2008: 3 buildings, average cost: $170,500
  • 2009: 1 building, cost: $177,100
  • 2010: 1 building, cost: $175,600
  • 2011: 0 buildings
  • 2012: 0 buildings
  • 2013: 2 buildings, average cost: $192,600
  • 2014: 1 building, cost: $212,800
  • 2015: 0 buildings
  • 2016: 0 buildings
  • 2017: 0 buildings
  • 2018: 0 buildings
  • 2019: 0 buildings
Number of permits per 10,000 Donley, TX residents
Average permit cost in Donley, TX
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $1,860 (1.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $1,125 (1.7%)

Distribution of median household income in Donley, TX in 2019
Distribution of house value in Donley, TX in 2019
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Donley, TX in 2019
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 13.6%
Donley County:

13.6%
Texas:

13.6%
(12.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 8.1% for Black residents, 23.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 33.9% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2019: 42.0 years old
(Males: 39.2 years old, Females: 45.5 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 47.5 years old, Black residents: 41.8 years old, American Indian residents: 40.6 years old, Asian residents: 48.4 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 23.0 years old, Other race residents: 23.9 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Donley County is $396 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $484 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $645 a month.

Cities in this county include: Clarendon, Howardwick, Hedley.

Donley 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 Donley County: Coleman Ranch (A), Hay Camp (B), Hess Ranch (C), Hess Windmill (D), House Log (E), Lost Creek Ranch (F), McMurtry Ranch (G), McMurtry Windmill (H), Pan Fork (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Donley County include: Ring Church (A), Friendship Church (B), Kelley Church (C), Lone Mound Church (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Fairview Cemetery (1), Plymouth Cemetery (2), Dodson Cemetery (3), Needwood Cemetery (4), Dozier Cemetery (5). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoirs: McIntosh Lake (A), Cason Lake (B), Club Lake (C), Evans Lake (D), Allred-Sessions Lake (E), Lake Atteberry (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creeks: Billy Creek (A), Uncle Frank Creek (B), Wagon Creek (C), Wolf Creek (D), Wills Creek (E), Sandy Creek (F), Shinnery Creek (G), South Fork Buck Creek (H), Squaw Creek (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Neighboring counties: Briscoe County , Torrance County, New Mexico , Carson County , Montgomery County, North Carolina , Parmer County , Potter County , Randall County .

Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

5.5%
Texas:

8.0%

Unemployment by year in Donley, TX
County total employment by year in Donley, TX
County average yearly wages by year in Donley, TX

Current college students: 282
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 89.2%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 18.4%

Number of foreign born residents: 90 (41.9% naturalized citizens)

Donley County:

2.6%
Whole state:

17.1%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 82010 or later
  • 352000 to 2009
  • 251990 to 1999
  • 181980 to 1989
  • 111970 to 1979
  • 5Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.5 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 72.2%

Donley County marital status for males Donley County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 1,631
  • One, attached: 22
  • Two: 59
  • 3 or 4: 29
  • 5 to 9: 18
  • 10 to 19: 14
  • Mobile homes: 417

Housing units in Donley County with a mortgage: 273 (0 second mortgage, 0 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 706

Here:

27.9% with mortgage
State:

56.1% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Donley County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant1,8009
Mainline Protestant4453
Catholic901
Other-1
None1,342-
Donley 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: 1
Donley County:

2.56 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Here:

2.56 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.

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

2.56 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.11 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 4
Donley County:

10.25 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 4
This county:

10.25 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.13 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Donley County:

10.8%
Texas:

8.9%

Adult obesity rate:
Donley County:

25.8%
State:

26.6%

Agriculture in Donley County:

Average size of farms: 1328 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $167,304
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $238.19
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 0.00%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 87.94%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $173,839
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 6.38%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 44.10%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $40,133
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 89.32%
Average age of principal farm operators: 60 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 9.51
Corn for grain: 450 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 5822 harvested acres
Upland cotton: 12765 harvested acres
Vegetables: 574 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 131 acres

Tornado activity:

Donley County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly below Texas state average. It is 2253808.6 times below overall U.S. average.
Tornadoes in this county have caused 3 fatalities and 18 injuries recorded between 1950 and 2004.
On 5/25/1955, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado killed 2 people and injured 18 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Donley County-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Texas state average. It is 581% greater 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 134.7 miles away from Donley County center
On 9/3/2016 at 12:02:44, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 3.5 mi) earthquake occurred 240.1 miles away from the county center
On 11/6/2011 at 03:53:10, a magnitude 5.7 (5.7 MW, Depth: 3.2 mi) earthquake occurred 231.9 miles away from the county center
On 2/13/2016 at 17:07:06, a magnitude 5.1 (5.1 MW, Depth: 5.2 mi) earthquake occurred 157.9 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 105.5 miles away from Donley County center
On 8/23/2011 at 05:46:18, a magnitude 5.3 (5.3 MW, Depth: 2.5 mi) earthquake occurred 260.9 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • Texas Covid-19 Pandemic, Incident Period: January 20, 2020, FEMA Id: 4485, Natural disaster type: Other
  • Texas Severe Winter Storms, Tornadoes, Straight-line Winds, and Flooding, Incident Period: December 26, 2016 to January 21, 2016, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4255: February 09, 2016, FEMA Id: 4255, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm, Tornado, Flood, Wind
  • Texas Wildfires, Incident Period: March 14, 2008 to September 01, 2008, Emergency Declared EM-3284: March 14, 2008, FEMA Id: 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: 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 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, TORNADOES, FLOODING, Incident Period: May 04, 1989 to June 07, 1989, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-828: May 19, 1989, FEMA Id: 828, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Texas Tornadoes, Windstorms, Flooding, Incident Period: May 13, 1970, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-286: May 13, 1970, FEMA Id: 286, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood, Wind

The number of natural disasters in Donley County (9) is smaller than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 4
Emergencies Declared: 4
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Donley

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 903 (75.3%)
  • Carpooled: 133 (11.1%)
  • Bicycle: 5 (0.4%)
  • Walked: 53 (4.4%)
  • Worked at home: 106 (8.8%)
Class of Workers in 2019
Most common industries in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (14%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (4%)

Most common industries for females in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (19%)
  • Educational services (16%)
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (6%)

Most common occupations in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2019


  • Management occupations (16%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (12%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (9%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Transportation occupations (8%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (6%)
  • Production occupations (5%)

Most common occupations for females in 2019


  • Office and administrative support occupations (20%)
  • Sales and related occupations (14%)
  • Management occupations (13%)
  • Educational instruction, and library occupations (7%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (7%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (6%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (6%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Mexico (55%)
  • England (10%)
  • Honduras (6%)
  • Jamaica (6%)
  • India (4%)
  • Philippines (3%)
  • Germany (2%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Donley County


  • German (17%)
  • American (13%)
  • Irish (10%)
  • English (10%)
  • European (1%)
  • Polish (1%)
  • Scotch-Irish (1%)

Owners and renters by unit type
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

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

  • 155 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 42 people in nursing homes
  • 6 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)

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

  • 226 people in college/university student housing
  • 9 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 5 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $42,709.

6.42% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($36,653 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.42%
Texas average:

7.43%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
6.42% relocated from other counties in Texas ($36,653 average AGI)
10 or fewer of this county's residents relocated from other states.
Residents relocating <b>from</b> other counties or countries

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Randall County, TX  1.71% ($41,400 average AGI)


6.74% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($41,152 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.74%
Texas average:

7.26%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
6.74% relocated to other counties in Texas ($41,152 average AGI)
10 or fewer of this county's residents relocated to other states.
Residents relocating <b>to</b> other counties or countries

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 11.0
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 9.4

Births per 1000 population in Donley County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 16.5
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 12.9
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2019: 14.7

Deaths per 1000 population in Donley County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 14.8
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 11.0

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Donley County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2018: 19.7%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2018: 13.5%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Donley County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Donley County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Donley County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Donley County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Donley County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Donley County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 878 (773 aged, 105 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 177 (25%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

Most common underlying causes of death in Donley County, Texas in 1999 - 2019:

  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (11)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 24%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 23%

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 874
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,414

Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 26

Household type by relationship:

Households: 3,428
  • Male householders: 706 (266 living alone), Female householders: 669 (252 living alone)
  • 607 spouses (605 opposite-sex spouses), 69 unmarried partners, (68 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 826 children (741 natural, 16 adopted, 68 stepchildren), 108 grandchildren, 34 brothers or sisters, 26 parents, 0 foster children, 23 other relatives, 34 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 318

Size of family households: 481 2-persons, 162 3-persons, 112 4-persons, 49 5-persons, 5 6-persons, 20 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 519 1-person, 26 2-persons, 2 3-persons.

335 married couples with children.
240 single-parent households (55 men, 185 women).

94.8% of residents of Donley speak English at home.
4.9% of residents speak Spanish at home (73% speak English very well, 14% speak English well, 9% speak English not well, 5% don't speak English at all).
0.3% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (100% speak English very well).
0.2% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (100% speak English very well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $28,490,000 ($7,233 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $401,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $11,524,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $7,969,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $3,878,000
Federal grants: $4,306,000
Federal procurement contracts: $99,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $713,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $31,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $464,000
Federal Government insurance: $5,239,000

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

Births: 201
Here:

52 per 1000 residents
State:

85 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 238
Here:

61 per 1000 residents
State:

35 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +10
Here:

+3 per 1000 residents
State:

+29 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +100
Here:

+26 per 1000 residents
State:

+10 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Donley County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 3.75 millions of gallons per day (11% from ground, 89% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.5
State:

6.3

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.7
State:

4.1

Year house built in Donley County, Texas
  • Year house built in Donley County, Texas
  • 642014 or later
  • 02010 to 2013
  • 1142000 to 2009
  • 2231990 to 1999
  • 2681980 to 1989
  • 4371970 to 1979
  • 2181960 to 1969
  • 2031950 to 1959
  • 2141940 to 1949
  • 4321939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Donley County, Texas
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Donley County, Texas
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Donley County, Texas
  • 21 room
  • 192 rooms
  • 163 rooms
  • 1944 rooms
  • 2595 rooms
  • 2086 rooms
  • 1457 rooms
  • 808 rooms
  • 449+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Donley County, Texas
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Donley County, Texas
  • 111 room
  • 52 rooms
  • 563 rooms
  • 1004 rooms
  • 1285 rooms
  • 606 rooms
  • 357 rooms
  • 38 rooms
  • 49+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Donley County, Texas
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Donley County, Texas
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Donley County, Texas
  • 2no bedroom
  • 551 bedroom
  • 2422 bedrooms
  • 5033 bedrooms
  • 1544 bedrooms
  • 35+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Donley County, Texas
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Donley County, Texas
  • 11no bedroom
  • 441 bedroom
  • 1452 bedrooms
  • 1693 bedrooms
  • 354 bedrooms
  • 15+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Donley County, Texas in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Donley County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Donley County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 23no vehicle
  • 3041 vehicle
  • 3232 vehicles
  • 2013 vehicles
  • 924 vehicles
  • 205+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Donley County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Donley County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 8no vehicle
  • 2371 vehicle
  • 1012 vehicles
  • 573 vehicles
  • 64 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles

85.3% of Donley County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 25% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 59% lived in Texas.

Donley County:

85.3%
State average:

84.4%

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

  • This state: 2,505
  • Other state: 814
  • Northeast: 78
  • Midwest: 142
  • South: 285
  • West: 311
Year householders moved into unit in Donley County, TX
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Donley County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 50.4%Utility gas
  • 30.8%Electricity
  • 9.5%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 6.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.5%Wood
  • 1.0%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 47.1%Utility gas
  • 38.8%Electricity
  • 12.8%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas

Private vs. public school enrollment:


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

0.0%
Texas:

7.0%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 4
Here:

2.7%
Texas:

6.6%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 26
Here:

7.7%
Texas:

14.3%

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

Donley County government finances - Expenditure in 2017:

  • Charges - Other: $210,000
    Regular Highways: $49,000
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $475,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $462,000
    Regular Highways: $321,000
    Correctional Institutions: $318,000
    Central Staff Services: $238,000
    Financial Administration: $219,000
    General - Other: $210,000
    General Public Buildings: $79,000
    Solid Waste Management: $48,000
    Local Fire Protection: $47,000
    Libraries: $44,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $4,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $336,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $573,000
    Interest Earnings: $15,000
    Rents: $10,000
    General Revenue - Other: $1,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $375,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $19,000
    Other: $9,000
    General Local Government Support: $1,000
  • Tax - Property: $1,925,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $236,000

Donley County government finances - Revenue in 2017:

  • Charges - Other: $210,000
    Regular Highways: $49,000
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $475,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $462,000
    Regular Highways: $321,000
    Correctional Institutions: $318,000
    Central Staff Services: $238,000
    Financial Administration: $219,000
    General - Other: $210,000
    General Public Buildings: $79,000
    Solid Waste Management: $48,000
    Local Fire Protection: $47,000
    Libraries: $44,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $4,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $336,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $573,000
    Interest Earnings: $15,000
    Rents: $10,000
    General Revenue - Other: $1,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $375,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $19,000
    Other: $9,000
    General Local Government Support: $1,000
  • Tax - Property: $1,925,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $236,000

Donley County government finances - Debt in 2017:

  • Charges - Other: $210,000
    Regular Highways: $49,000
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $475,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $462,000
    Regular Highways: $321,000
    Correctional Institutions: $318,000
    Central Staff Services: $238,000
    Financial Administration: $219,000
    General - Other: $210,000
    General Public Buildings: $79,000
    Solid Waste Management: $48,000
    Local Fire Protection: $47,000
    Libraries: $44,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $4,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $336,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $573,000
    Interest Earnings: $15,000
    Rents: $10,000
    General Revenue - Other: $1,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $375,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $19,000
    Other: $9,000
    General Local Government Support: $1,000
  • Tax - Property: $1,925,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $236,000

Donley County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017:

  • Charges - Other: $210,000
    Regular Highways: $49,000
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $475,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $462,000
    Regular Highways: $321,000
    Correctional Institutions: $318,000
    Central Staff Services: $238,000
    Financial Administration: $219,000
    General - Other: $210,000
    General Public Buildings: $79,000
    Solid Waste Management: $48,000
    Local Fire Protection: $47,000
    Libraries: $44,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $4,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $336,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $573,000
    Interest Earnings: $15,000
    Rents: $10,000
    General Revenue - Other: $1,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $375,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $19,000
    Other: $9,000
    General Local Government Support: $1,000
  • Tax - Property: $1,925,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $236,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 79
  • Number of aged recipients: 17
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 62
  • Number of recipients under 18: 13
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 37
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 29
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 34
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 24
Most common first names in Donley County, TX among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John5778.4 years
William5376.8 years
James4778.3 years
Mary3481.6 years
George2574.2 years
Robert2476.3 years
Charles1976.1 years
Annie1779.9 years
Henry1577.0 years
Frank1473.4 years
Most common last names in Donley County, TX among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Hill3078.1 years
Johnson2977.6 years
Jones2179.2 years
Moore2079.8 years
Taylor1978.3 years
Smith1681.4 years
Stone1178.5 years
Mcanear1067.9 years
Mann1082.1 years
Riley1079.7 years
Businesses in Donley County, TX
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1RadioShack1
Best Western1SONIC Drive-In1
FedEx1Subway1
Pizza Hut1U-Haul1

Donley County on our top lists:

  • #97 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest number of deaths per 1000 residents 2007-2013"