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Frio County, Texas (TX)

County population in 2014: 18,531 (78% urban, 22% rural); it was 16,252 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 1,218
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 2,069
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 3,272
Renter-occupied apartments: 1,567 (it was 1,471 in 2000)
% of renters here:

31%
State:

36%

Land area: 1133 sq. mi.

Water area: 1.3 sq. mi.

Population density: 16 people per square mile   (low).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Frio County: 79.4 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Educational, health and social services (100.0%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 100%
  • Government: 0%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 0%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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Races in Frio County, Texas:

  • Hispanic or Latino (77.8%)
  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (16.2%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (3.0%)
  • Asian alone (2.1%)
Median resident age:  32.0 years
Texas median age:  33.0 years
Males: 10,797  (58.3%)
Females: 7,734  (41.7%)
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Frio County,TX real estate house value trend

Average household size:
Frio County:

2.0 people
Texas:

3 people
Estimated median household income in 2013: $35,713 ($24,504 in 1999)

This county:

$35713
Texas:

$51704

Median contract rent in 2013 for apartments: $413 (lower quartile is $303, upper quartile is $565)
This county:

$413
State:

$711


Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $64,413 (it was $34,200 in 2000)
Frio:

$64,413
Texas:

$132,000
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $31,718 - $100,771
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $950
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $318

Institutionalized population: 3,246

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 0
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 3
  • Burglaries: 34
  • Thefts: 31
  • Auto thefts: 1

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 0
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 0
  • Burglaries: 18
  • Thefts: 29
  • Auto thefts: 4
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2007: 11 buildings, average cost: $165,000
  • 2008: 6 buildings, average cost: $90,300
  • 2009: 12 buildings, average cost: $34,800
  • 2010: 11 buildings, average cost: $25,000
  • 2011: 11 buildings, average cost: $25,000
  • 2012: 31 buildings, average cost: $33,100
  • 2013: 13 buildings, average cost: $30,800
  • 2014: 11 buildings, average cost: $72,600

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,514 (1.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $629 (1.3%)

Frio County household income distribution in 2009 Frio County home values distribution Frio County contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 24.0%
(11.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Black residents, 26.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for American Indian residents, 42.0% for other race residents, 16.4% for two or more races residents)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 23.9%
Frio County:

23.9%
Texas:

17.5%
(11.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Black residents, 26.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for American Indian residents, 39.6% for other race residents, 16.4% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2013: 31 years old
(Males: 30 years old, Females: 36 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 44 years old, Black residents: 29 years old, American Indian residents: 27 years old, Asian residents: 25 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 30 years old, Other race residents: 34 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Frio County is $476 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $579 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $733 a month.

Cities in this county include: Pearsall, Dilley, Moore, North Pearsall, West Pearsall, Bigfoot, Hilltop.

Frio County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

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Notable locations in this county outside city limits:

Notable locations in Frio County: Chaparrosa Ranch (A), Comstock Windmill (B), Dawson Windmill (C), Fourmile Windmill (D), Hensley Windmill (E), High Lonesome Camp (F), High Lonesome Windmill (G), Kieffer Windmill (H), Kieschnick Ranch (I), Kite Windmill (J), Lake Windmill (K), Loma Vista (L), Lyles Ranch (M), Maverick Creek Windmill (N), McNalley Windmill (O), Mesteño Windmill (P), Midway Camp (Q), North Windmill (R), Oliphant Ranch (S), Rancho Viejo Windmill (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Vivian Cemetery (1), Loma Vista Cemetery (2), La Pryor Cemetery (3), Cometa Cemetery (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Comanche Lake (A), Rocky Lake (B), Crooked Lake (C), Evans Lake (D), Mesteño Lake (E), Fishhook Lake (F), E O Johnson Lake Number 1 (G), E O Johnson Lake Number 2 (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Beef Hollow Creek (A), Alligator Slough (B), Windmill Creek (C), Spurler Creek (D), Peña Creek (E), Chaparrosa Creek (F), Palo Blanco Creek (G), Sugar Creek (H), Liveoak Creek (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Frio County: Juan Garcia Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Neighboring counties: Bexar County , Hernando County, Florida , Lavaca County , Uvalde County , Victoria County , Zavala County .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

3.3%
Texas:

4.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 584
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 57.7%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 8.4%

Number of foreign born residents: 946 (47% naturalized citizens)

Frio County:

5.8%
Whole state:

13.9%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1995 to March 2000: 110
  • 1990 to 1994: 119
  • 1985 to 1989: 167
  • 1980 to 1984: 209
  • 1975 to 1979: 104
  • 1970 to 1974: 35
  • 1970 to 1974: 45
  • 1965 to 1969: 157

Mean travel time to work (commute): 26.4 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 76.6%

Frio County marital status for males Frio County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 3,672
  • One, attached: 151
  • Two: 184
  • 3 or 4: 205
  • 5 to 9: 49
  • 10 to 19: 24
  • 20 or more: 115
  • Mobile homes: 1,206
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 54

Housing units in Frio County with a mortgage: 729 (8 second mortgage, 8 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 1,394

Here:

0.0% with mortgage
State:

64.2% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Frio County

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic7,8505
Evangelical Protestant1,46914
Mainline Protestant8024
Other-1
None7,096-
Frio 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
Frio County:

1.87 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.


Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
This county:

2.49 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.11 / 10,000 pop.

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

5.60 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 6
This county:

3.73 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.13 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Frio County:

8.2%
Texas:

8.9%

Adult obesity rate:
Frio County:

26.5%
State:

26.6%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

20.1%
State:

15.7%

Agriculture in Frio County:

Average size of farms: 1123 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $132,153
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $700.18
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 54.86%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $114,373
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 7.59%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 53.75%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $59,255
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 84.54%
Average age of principal farm operators: 58 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 9.54
Corn for grain: 2485 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 2488 harvested acres
Upland cotton: 1132 harvested acres
Vegetables: 4,235 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 1,169 acres

Tornado activity:

Frio County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly below Texas state average. It is 16048000.8 times below overall U.S. average.
Tornadoes in this county have caused one injury recorded between 1950 and 2004.
On 3/18/1964, a category 1 (max. wind speeds 73-112 mph) tornado injured one person and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Frio County-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Texas state average. It is 80% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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 273.5 miles away from Frio County center
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 60.1 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 303.1 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 65.3 miles away from the county center
On 3/24/1997 at 22:31:34, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 103.2 miles away from Frio 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 64.8 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:

  • TexasWildfires, 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
  • TexasHurricane 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
  • TexasHurricane 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
  • TexasHurricane 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
  • TexasHurricane Claudette, Incident Period: July 15, 2003 to July 28, 2003, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1479): July 17, 2003, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1479, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • TexasTropical Storm Fay, Incident Period: September 6, 2002 to September 30, 2002, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1434): September 26, 2002, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1434, Natural disaster type: Tropical Storm
  • TexasSevere Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: June 29, 2002 to July 31, 2002, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1425): July 4, 2002, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1425, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • TexasExtreme Fire Hazard, Incident Period: August 30, 1993 to November 15, 1993, Emergency Declared (EM-3113): September 10, 1993, FEMA Id: FEMA-EM-3113, Natural disaster type: Fire

The number of natural disasters in Frio County (8) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 4
Emergencies Declared: 4

Class of Workers

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Health care and social assistance (17%)
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Wholesale trade (2%)
  • Finance and insurance (2%)
  • Health care and social assistance (25%)
  • Retail trade (23%)
  • Public administration (12%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Wholesale trade (3%)
  • Finance and insurance (3%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Transportation occupations (12%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (11%)
  • Management occupations (11%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (10%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (9%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (8%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (28%)
  • Sales and related occupations (18%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (9%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (5%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (5%)

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

  • Mexico (94%)
  • El Salvador (2%)
  • Philippines (2%)
  • France (1%)
  • Japan (1%)
  • Canada (1%)

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

  • United States or American (5%)
  • German (4%)
  • English (3%)
  • Irish (2%)
  • Scotch-Irish (1%)
  • Scottish (0%)
  • French (except Basque) (0%)

Frio County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 3,603 (69%)
  • Carpooled: 1,164 (22%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 4 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 5 (0%)
  • Walked: 171 (3%)
  • Other means: 158 (3%)
  • Worked at home: 100 (2%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders ($)


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

  • 1,559 people in state prisons
  • 411 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 151 people in nursing homes
  • 10 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 7 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 2 people in religious group quarters

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

  • 1,519 people in federal detention centers
  • 1,253 people in state prisons
  • 381 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 93 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 14 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 11 people in group homes intended for adults
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $44,173.

6.29% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($29,986 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.29%
Texas average:

7.14%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
4.92% relocated from other counties in Texas ($23,312 average AGI)
1.37% relocated from other states ($6,674 average AGI)
Frio County:

1.37%
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 Bexar County, TX  1.17% ($28,679 average AGI)
from Medina County, TX  0.68% ($26,710)
from Atascosa County, TX  0.29% ($27,154)
from La Salle County, TX  0.29% ($31,154)


5.73% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($32,899 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.73%
Texas average:

6.69%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
5.06% relocated to other counties in Texas ($29,891 average AGI)
0.67% relocated to other states ($3,008 average AGI)
Frio County:

0.67%
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 Bexar County, TX  1.80% ($34,062 average AGI)
to Medina County, TX  0.53% ($32,000)
to La Salle County, TX  0.24% ($38,000)
to Atascosa County, TX  0.22% ($38,900)
to Uvalde County, TX  0.22% ($23,700)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 17.8
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 15.7

Births per 1000 population in Frio County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 7.2
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 7.6
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 7.0

Deaths per 1000 population in Frio County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 8.1
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 3.9

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Frio County

Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 23.4%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 10.6%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Frio County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19

Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Frio County


Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 2,066 (1,661 aged, 405 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 544 (12%)

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Aged persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Disabled persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

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

  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (185)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (182)
  • Unspecified diabetes mellitus, without complications (97)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (57)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (37)
  • Atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease, so described (13)
  • Congestive heart failure (12)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (10)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 29%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 30%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 12.21
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 9410.470
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 244.110
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 50720.13

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1611.030
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 793.310
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 12.2

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 19.04
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 67.13

EPA green book nonattainment status in 2004-2006: 1
Crimes per 100,000 population in 1996: 1

Household type by relationship:

Households: 13,946
  • In family households: 12,389 (2,279 male householders, 1,250 female householders)
    2,358 spouses, 4,706 children (4,291 natural, 122 adopted, 293 stepchildren), 777 grandchildren, 128 brothers or sisters, 107 parents, 235 other relatives, 391 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 1,557 (668 male householders (549 living alone)), 657 female householders (592 living alone)), 232 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 3,271 (3,246 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 1,213 2-persons, 806 3-persons, 682 4-persons, 472 5-persons, 187 6-persons, 169 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 1,141 1-person, 155 2-persons, 18 3-persons, 6 4-persons, 3 5-persons, 1 6-persons, 1 7-or-more-persons.

2,680 married couples with children.
1,274 single-parent households (340 men, 934 women).

38.8% of residents of Frio County speak English at home.
61.1% of residents speak Spanish at home (63% speak English very well, 24% speak English well, 10% speak English not well, 3% don't speak English at all).
0.1% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (69% speak English very well, 31% speak English well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $86,876,000 ($5302 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $1,940,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $26,310,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $17,891,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $8,854,000
Federal grants: $31,413,000
Federal procurement contracts: $1,029,000 ($712,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $1,379,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $387,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $1,527,000
Federal Government insurance: $16,352,000

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

Births: 1,298
Here:

79 per 1000 residents
State:

85 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 581
Here:

35 per 1000 residents
State:

35 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +66
Here:

+4 per 1000 residents
State:

+29 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -623
Here -38 per 1000 residents
State +10 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Frio County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 2.38 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.0
State:

5.8

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.0
State:

3.8

Year house built

  • 2005 or later: 67
  • 2000 to 2004: 432
  • 1990 to 1999: 1,255
  • 1980 to 1989: 629
  • 1970 to 1979: 979
  • 1960 to 1969: 1,023
  • 1950 to 1959: 759
  • 1940 to 1949: 415
  • 1939 or earlier: 312
Rooms in houses/apartments in Frio County, Texas
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • 1 room: 28
  • 2 rooms: 216
  • 3 rooms: 373
  • 4 rooms: 488
  • 5 rooms: 983
  • 6 rooms: 646
  • 7 rooms: 262
  • 8 rooms: 154
  • 9+ rooms: 122
  • 1 room: 75
  • 2 rooms: 149
  • 3 rooms: 303
  • 4 rooms: 395
  • 5 rooms: 383
  • 6 rooms: 123
  • 7 rooms: 36
  • 8 rooms: 7
  • 9+ rooms: 0
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Frio County, Texas
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 72
  • 1 bedroom: 420
  • 2 bedrooms: 814
  • 3 bedrooms: 1,604
  • 4 bedrooms: 307
  • 5+ bedrooms: 55
  • no bedroom: 89
  • 1 bedroom: 416
  • 2 bedrooms: 511
  • 3 bedrooms: 435
  • 4 bedrooms: 16
  • 5+ bedrooms: 4
Cars and other vehicles available in Frio County, Texas in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 232
  • 1 vehicle: 1,099
  • 2 vehicles: 1,313
  • 3 vehicles: 486
  • 4 vehicles: 111
  • 5+ vehicles: 31
  • no vehicle: 340
  • 1 vehicle: 779
  • 2 vehicles: 312
  • 3 vehicles: 40
  • 4 vehicles: 0
  • 5+ vehicles: 0

65% of Frio County residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 72% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 85% lived in Texas.

Frio County:

65.1%
State average:

51.6%

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

  • This state: 13211
  • Northeast: 50
  • Midwest: 412
  • South: 1270
  • West: 227

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $14,800


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 3%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 3%

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Frio County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Electricity (47.2%)
  • Utility gas (35.2%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (15.0%)
  • Wood (2.0%)
  • Electricity (58.3%)
  • Utility gas (31.5%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (9.0%)
  • Wood (0.7%)
  • No fuel used (0.5%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 48
Here:

2.2%
Texas:

6.8%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 40
Here:

3.2%
Texas:

6.2%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 75
Here:

13.0%
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)

Frio County government finances - Expenditure in 2002:

  • Construction - General Public Buildings: $103,000
  • Current Operations - Corrections - Other: $2,986,000
    Regular Highways: $1,253,000
    Police Protection: $887,000
    Financial Administration: $843,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $814,000
    Housing & Community Development: $674,000
    Health Services - Other: $447,000
    General - Other: $411,000
    General Public Buildings: $204,000
    Central Staff Services: $156,000
    Parks & Recreation: $153,000
    Welfare - Other: $109,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $51,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $9,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $357,000
    General - Other: $160,000
    Health - Other: $110,000
    Police Protection: $83,000
    Financial Administration: $11,000
    General Public Building: $10,000
    Judicial: $8,000
    Natural Resource - Other: $3,000
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $3,231,000

Frio County government finances - Revenue in 2002:

  • Charges - All Other: $891,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing & Community Development: $634,000
    Health & Hospitals: $148,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $3,191,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $778,000
    Interest Earnings: $146,000
    Rents: $14,000
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $238,000
    Public Welfare: $78,000
    Highways: $44,000
  • Tax - Property: $2,416,000
    NEC: $470,000
    Total General Sales: $308,000
    Other Selective Sales: $5,000

Frio County government finances - Debt in 2002:

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $151,000
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Other NEC: $57,000
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $177,000
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $31,000

Frio County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002:

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $1,664,000
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $85,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 767
  • Number of aged recipients: 211
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 556
  • Number of recipients under 18: 67
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 366
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 334
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 413
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 268
Frio County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
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Frio County Fatal accident statistics for 1995 - 2014
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Most common first names in Frio County, TX among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Maria8276.2 years
Jose6272.9 years
John4477.6 years
Juan4275.0 years
Manuel3775.9 years
Mary3579.1 years
Pedro3572.7 years
Guadalupe3274.7 years
Juanita3276.6 years
William3072.0 years
Most common last names in Frio County, TX among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Rodriguez7874.8 years
Martinez7372.6 years
Garcia7077.0 years
Hernandez6472.9 years
Trevino4874.5 years
Gonzales4271.9 years
Ramirez4073.5 years
Perez3674.8 years
Villarreal3674.8 years
Garza3672.1 years
Businesses in Frio County, TX
NameCountNameCount
AT&T2FedEx3
Ace Hardware1H&R Block1
AutoZone1McDonald's1
Best Western1Pizza Hut1
Blockbuster1RadioShack1
Burger King1SONIC Drive-In1
Chevrolet1U-Haul1
Church's Chicken1UPS3
Cricket Wireless4Walmart1
Dairy Queen1