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Garza County, Texas (TX)

County population in 2019: 6,227 (78% urban, 22% rural); it was 4,872 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 450
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 710
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 1,179
Renter-occupied apartments: 511 (it was 484 in 2000)
% of renters here:

29%
State:

36%

Land area: 896 sq. mi.

Water area: 0.6 sq. mi.

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

March 2019 cost of living index in Garza County: 78.3 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Educational, health and social services (23.2%), Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services (15.1%), Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (10.2%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 73%
  • Government: 19%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 7%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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  • Races in Garza County, TX (2019)
    • 3,28652.8%Hispanic or Latino
    • 2,42138.9%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 3535.7%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 1262.0%Asian alone
    • 260.4%Two or more races
    • 80.1%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
Median resident age:

41.7 years
Texas median age:

35.1 years
Males: 3,924  (63.0%)
Females: 2,303  (37.0%)
Average household size:
Garza County:

2.0 people
Texas:

3 people

Estimated median household income in 2019: $51,359 ($27,206 in 1999)
This county:

$51,359
Texas:

$64,034

Median contract rent in 2019 for apartments: $532 (lower quartile is $389, upper quartile is $649)
This county:

$532
State:

$929


Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $91,545 (it was $41,500 in 2000)
Garza:

$91,545
Texas:

$200,400
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $51,769 - $153,028
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,025
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $373

Institutionalized population: 2,096

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

  • Murders: 1
  • Rapes: 2
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 6
  • Burglaries: 25
  • Thefts: 62
  • Auto thefts: 4

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

  • Murders: 1
  • Rapes: 1
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 1
  • Burglaries: 11
  • Thefts: 61
  • Auto thefts: 6
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 0 buildings
  • 1998: 1 building, cost: $75,000
  • 1999: 1 building, cost: $200,000
  • 2000: 3 buildings, average cost: $50,000
  • 2001: 7 buildings, average cost: $82,500
  • 2002: 0 buildings
  • 2003: 0 buildings
  • 2004: 0 buildings
  • 2005: 0 buildings
  • 2006: 3 buildings, average cost: $124,000
  • 2007: 1 building, cost: $192,000
  • 2008: 4 buildings, average cost: $21,300
  • 2009: 0 buildings
  • 2010: 1 building, cost: $161,000
  • 2011: 0 buildings
  • 2012: 1 building, cost: $200,000
  • 2013: 0 buildings
  • 2014: 0 buildings
  • 2015: 0 buildings
  • 2016: 0 buildings
  • 2017: 1 building, cost: $25,000
  • 2018: 1 building, cost: $195,000
  • 2019: 2 buildings, average cost: $150,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Garza, TX residents
Average permit cost in Garza, TX
Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $1,270 (1.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $896 (1.1%)

Distribution of median household income in Garza, TX in 2019
Distribution of house value in Garza, TX in 2019
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Garza, TX in 2019
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 18.2%
Garza County:

18.2%
Texas:

13.6%
(7.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 48.9% for Black residents, 29.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 10.0% for other race residents)

Median age of residents in 2019: 41.7 years old
(Males: 40.7 years old, Females: 43.3 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 49.5 years old, Black residents: 43.6 years old, American Indian residents: 31.4 years old, Asian residents: 43.9 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 36.5 years old, Other race residents: 37.4 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Garza County is $416 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $484 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $630 a month.

Cities in this county include: Post.

Garza 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 Garza County: Crow Windmill (A), Crows Nest Windmill (B), Dixie School (C), Eureka Windmill (D), Gordon (E), Grassland (F), High Lonesome Windmill (G), Hook Windmill (H), Horse Pasture Windmill (I), Line Windmill (J), Little Gyp Windmill (K), Little Windmill (L), Middle Windmill (M), North Windmills (N), T Bar Ranch (O), Wayside (P), Draw (Q), Post Montgomery Ranch (R), Wells (S), Antelope Windmill (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Garza County include: Wells Church (A), Central Church (B), Lakeview Church (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Grassland Cemetery (1), Green Memorial Park (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Tahoka Lake (A), Double Lakes (B), Skeen Lake (C), Guthrie Lake (D), Gooch Lake (E), Saleh Lake (F), Hidden Lake (G), Twin Lakes (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Neighboring counties: Eddy County, New Mexico , Baylor County , Otero County, New Mexico , Cochran County , Crosby County , Fisher County , Young County .

Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

8.1%
Texas:

8.0%

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

Current college students: 164
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 62.0%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 14.3%

Number of foreign born residents: 2,170 (7.4% naturalized citizens)

Garza County:

34.9%
Whole state:

17.1%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 8592010 or later
  • 5062000 to 2009
  • 4291990 to 1999
  • 1451980 to 1989
  • 681970 to 1979
  • 37Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 16.9 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 80.6%

Garza County marital status for males Garza County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 1,677
  • One, attached: 7
  • Two: 68
  • 3 or 4: 53
  • 20 or more: 9
  • Mobile homes: 270

Housing units in Garza County with a mortgage: 349 (0 second mortgage, 11 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 785

Here:

30.8% with mortgage
State:

56.1% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Garza County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant1,83714
Mainline Protestant5494
Catholic4081
None3,667-
Garza 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
Garza County:

2.13 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.



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

10.65 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 5
This county:

10.65 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.13 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Garza County:

9.4%
Texas:

8.9%

Adult obesity rate:
Garza County:

27.9%
State:

26.6%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

16.1%
State:

15.7%

Agriculture in Garza County:

Average size of farms: 2031 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $39,585
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $150.46
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 35.40%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $43,181
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 8.37%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 27.00%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $61,429
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 91.06%
Average age of principal farm operators: 58 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 2.13
All wheat for grain: 427 harvested acres
Upland cotton: 35577 harvested acres

Tornado activity:

Garza County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly below Texas state average. It is 4437779.7 times below overall U.S. average.
Tornadoes in this county have caused one injury recorded between 1950 and 2004.
On 5/24/1957, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado injured one person and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Garza County-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Texas state average. It is 419% 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 34.0 miles away from Garza County center
On 4/14/1995 at 00:32:56, a magnitude 5.7 (5.6 MB, 5.7 MS, 5.7 MW, Depth: 11.1 mi) earthquake occurred 233.8 miles away from the county center
On 1/2/1992 at 11:45:35, a magnitude 5.0 (4.6 MB, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 118.7 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 307.0 miles away from the county center
On 9/3/2016 at 12:02:44, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 3.5 mi) earthquake occurred 335.7 miles away from Garza County center
On 9/11/2011 at 12:27:44, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 39.6 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 Covid-19 Pandemic, Incident Period: January 20, 2020, FEMA Id: 4485, Natural disaster type: Other
  • 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 Alex, Incident Period: June 30, 2010 to August 14, 2010, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1931: August 03, 2010, FEMA Id: 1931, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • 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 Severe Winter Storm, Incident Period: December 12, 2000 to January 15, 2001, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1356: January 08, 2001, FEMA Id: 1356, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • 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 Extreme Fire Hazard, Incident Period: August 30, 1993 to November 15, 1993, Emergency Declared EM-3113: September 10, 1993, FEMA Id: 3113, Natural disaster type: Fire

The number of natural disasters in Garza County (10) is smaller than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 4
Emergencies Declared: 5
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Garza

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 1,487 (82.6%)
  • Carpooled: 309 (17.2%)
  • Worked at home: 5 (0.3%)
Class of Workers in 2019
Most common industries in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2019


  • Accommodation and food services (19%)
  • Health care and social assistance (16%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Retail trade (5%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
  • Public administration (5%)

Most common industries for females in 2019


  • Accommodation and food services (21%)
  • Health care and social assistance (17%)
  • Educational services (16%)
  • Other services, except public administration (8%)
  • Retail trade (6%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Public administration (6%)

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


  • Construction and extraction occupations (20%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (9%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (8%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Material moving occupations (8%)
  • Educational instruction, and library occupations (7%)
  • Sales and related occupations (7%)

Most common occupations for females in 2019


  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (18%)
  • Educational instruction, and library occupations (16%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (12%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (10%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (7%)
  • Sales and related occupations (6%)
  • Community and social service occupations (6%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Mexico (78%)
  • Honduras (5%)
  • China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (3%)
  • El Salvador (2%)
  • Philippines (1%)
  • Guatemala (1%)
  • Jamaica (1%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Garza County


  • American (4%)
  • English (3%)
  • German (2%)
  • Irish (1%)
  • British (1%)
  • Greek (1%)
  • French (except Basque) (0%)

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

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

  • 351 people in federal prisons and detention centers
  • 45 people in nursing homes
  • 41 people in short-term care, detention or diagnostic centers for delinquent children
  • 20 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)

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

  • 1,920 people in federal prisons
  • 75 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 61 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles
  • 40 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 13 people in residential treatment centers for adults
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $59,980.

5.91% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($42,267 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.91%
Texas average:

7.43%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
5.91% relocated from other counties in Texas ($42,267 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 Lubbock County, TX  2.34% ($56,441 average AGI)


6.74% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($40,798 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 ($40,798 average AGI)
10 or fewer of this county's residents relocated to other states.
Residents relocating <b>to</b> other counties or countries

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Lubbock County, TX  2.86% ($30,024 average AGI)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 14.2
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 13.6

Births per 1000 population in Garza County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 11.6
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 10.6
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2019: 7.9

Deaths per 1000 population in Garza County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 5.4

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Garza County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2018: 23.1%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2018: 12.9%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Garza County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Garza County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Garza County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Garza County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Garza County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Garza County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 780 (674 aged, 106 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 197 (18%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

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

  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (45)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 22%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 23%

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,479
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 840
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 40

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 22
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 100

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

Household type by relationship:

Households: 6,227
  • Male householders: 698 (128 living alone), Female householders: 892 (183 living alone)
  • 916 spouses (907 opposite-sex spouses), 98 unmarried partners, (98 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 1,263 children (1,132 natural, 58 adopted, 74 stepchildren), 129 grandchildren, 117 brothers or sisters, 45 parents, 0 foster children, 105 other relatives, 34 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 1,883

Size of family households: 604 2-persons, 174 3-persons, 216 4-persons, 83 5-persons, 121 6-persons, 6 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 311 1-person, 72 2-persons.

605 married couples with children.
207 single-parent households (0 men, 207 women).

54.6% of residents of Garza speak English at home.
42.2% of residents speak Spanish at home (38% speak English very well, 19% speak English well, 23% speak English not well, 20% don't speak English at all).
0.2% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (20% speak English well, 80% speak English not well).
2.0% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (47% speak English very well, 40% speak English well, 14% 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: $38,305,000 ($7,520 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $225,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $10,007,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $9,795,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $4,338,000
Federal grants: $13,118,000
Federal procurement contracts: $182,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $864,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $185,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $990,000
Federal Government insurance: $5,655,000

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

Births: 350
Here:

70 per 1000 residents
State:

85 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 295
Here:

59 per 1000 residents
State:

35 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +5
Here:

+1 per 1000 residents
State:

+29 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +78
Here:

+16 per 1000 residents
State:

+10 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Garza County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 0.00 millions of gallons per day (all from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.2
State:

6.3

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

5.3
State:

4.1

Year house built in Garza County, Texas
  • Year house built in Garza County, Texas
  • 02014 or later
  • 272010 to 2013
  • 2412000 to 2009
  • 3651990 to 1999
  • 2251980 to 1989
  • 2751970 to 1979
  • 2721960 to 1969
  • 2731950 to 1959
  • 1831940 to 1949
  • 1721939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Garza County, Texas
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Garza County, Texas
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Garza County, Texas
  • 01 room
  • 122 rooms
  • 03 rooms
  • 1174 rooms
  • 2055 rooms
  • 3316 rooms
  • 1927 rooms
  • 788 rooms
  • 1839+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Garza County, Texas
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Garza County, Texas
  • 01 room
  • 02 rooms
  • 603 rooms
  • 544 rooms
  • 1425 rooms
  • 1786 rooms
  • 267 rooms
  • 08 rooms
  • 19+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Garza County, Texas
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Garza County, Texas
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Garza County, Texas
  • 0no bedroom
  • 251 bedroom
  • 2732 bedrooms
  • 6153 bedrooms
  • 1564 bedrooms
  • 445+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Garza County, Texas
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Garza County, Texas
  • 0no bedroom
  • 331 bedroom
  • 952 bedrooms
  • 2953 bedrooms
  • 334 bedrooms
  • 35+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Garza County, Texas in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Garza County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Garza County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 40no vehicle
  • 2121 vehicle
  • 5192 vehicles
  • 1773 vehicles
  • 1464 vehicles
  • 325+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Garza County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Garza County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 35no vehicle
  • 871 vehicle
  • 2712 vehicles
  • 783 vehicles
  • 74 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles

64.9% of Garza County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 29% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 66% lived in Texas.

Garza County:

64.9%
State average:

84.4%

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

  • This state: 3,172
  • Other state: 819
  • Northeast: 137
  • Midwest: 95
  • South: 296
  • West: 293
Year householders moved into unit in Garza County, TX
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Garza County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 44.1%Utility gas
  • 43.1%Electricity
  • 10.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2.6%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 49.5%Utility gas
  • 44.2%Electricity
  • 4.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2.2%No fuel used

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 53
Here:

13.9%
Texas:

7.0%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 0
Here:

0.0%
Texas:

6.6%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 0
Here:

0.0%
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

Garza County government finances - Expenditure in 2017:

  • Current Operations - Central Staff Services: $2,328,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,666,000
    Regular Highways: $1,619,000
    Police Protection: $1,356,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $650,000
    General Public Buildings: $601,000
    Financial Administration: $331,000
    Solid Waste Management: $89,000
    Local Fire Protection: $68,000
    Health - Other: $29,000
    Parks and Recreation: $27,000
    Air Transportation: $11,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $19,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Local Fire Protection: $33,000
    Other - Health - Other: $29,000
    Other - Air Transportation: $11,000
    Other - Parks and Recreation: $9,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $30,000
  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $463,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $463,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $133,000
    Interest Earnings: $35,000
    Sale of Property: $5,000
    Rents: $2,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,208,000
  • Tax - Property: $2,797,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $2,596,000

Garza County government finances - Revenue in 2017:

  • Current Operations - Central Staff Services: $2,328,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,666,000
    Regular Highways: $1,619,000
    Police Protection: $1,356,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $650,000
    General Public Buildings: $601,000
    Financial Administration: $331,000
    Solid Waste Management: $89,000
    Local Fire Protection: $68,000
    Health - Other: $29,000
    Parks and Recreation: $27,000
    Air Transportation: $11,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $19,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Local Fire Protection: $33,000
    Other - Health - Other: $29,000
    Other - Air Transportation: $11,000
    Other - Parks and Recreation: $9,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $30,000
  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $463,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $463,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $133,000
    Interest Earnings: $35,000
    Sale of Property: $5,000
    Rents: $2,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,208,000
  • Tax - Property: $2,797,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $2,596,000

Garza County government finances - Debt in 2017:

  • Current Operations - Central Staff Services: $2,328,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,666,000
    Regular Highways: $1,619,000
    Police Protection: $1,356,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $650,000
    General Public Buildings: $601,000
    Financial Administration: $331,000
    Solid Waste Management: $89,000
    Local Fire Protection: $68,000
    Health - Other: $29,000
    Parks and Recreation: $27,000
    Air Transportation: $11,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $19,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Local Fire Protection: $33,000
    Other - Health - Other: $29,000
    Other - Air Transportation: $11,000
    Other - Parks and Recreation: $9,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $30,000
  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $463,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $463,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $133,000
    Interest Earnings: $35,000
    Sale of Property: $5,000
    Rents: $2,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,208,000
  • Tax - Property: $2,797,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $2,596,000

Garza County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017:

  • Current Operations - Central Staff Services: $2,328,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,666,000
    Regular Highways: $1,619,000
    Police Protection: $1,356,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $650,000
    General Public Buildings: $601,000
    Financial Administration: $331,000
    Solid Waste Management: $89,000
    Local Fire Protection: $68,000
    Health - Other: $29,000
    Parks and Recreation: $27,000
    Air Transportation: $11,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $19,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Local Fire Protection: $33,000
    Other - Health - Other: $29,000
    Other - Air Transportation: $11,000
    Other - Parks and Recreation: $9,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $30,000
  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $463,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $463,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $133,000
    Interest Earnings: $35,000
    Sale of Property: $5,000
    Rents: $2,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,208,000
  • Tax - Property: $2,797,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $2,596,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 118
  • Number of aged recipients: 20
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 98
  • Number of recipients under 18: 13
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 69
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 36
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 46
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 49
Most common first names in Garza County, TX among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James4671.4 years
William3876.1 years
John3276.7 years
Mary3278.6 years
Willie1785.0 years
George1674.2 years
Ruby1481.0 years
Charles1472.3 years
Robert1470.9 years
Thomas1475.0 years
Most common last names in Garza County, TX among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Williams2978.3 years
Smith2378.6 years
Jones1678.2 years
Brown1381.5 years
Davis1282.1 years
Warren1275.5 years
Moore1279.7 years
Morris1276.6 years
Mathis1181.3 years
Thomas1179.6 years
Businesses in Garza County, TX
NameCountNameCount
Best Western1Pizza Hut1
Dairy Queen1SONIC Drive-In1
La-Z-Boy1Subway1
McDonald's1True Value1