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Gillespie County, Texas (TX)

County population in 2019: 27,147 (46% urban, 54% rural); it was 20,814 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 3,695
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 4,274
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 6,604
Renter-occupied apartments: 2,603 (it was 1,917 in 2000)
% of renters here:

22%
State:

36%

Land area: 1061 sq. mi.

Water area: 0.4 sq. mi.

Population density: 26 people per square mile   (low).

March 2019 cost of living index in Gillespie County: 84.2 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Educational, health and social services (19.7%), Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services (17.0%), Construction (12.1%), Retail trade (11.3%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 72%
  • Government: 12%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 15%
  • Unpaid family work: 1%
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  • Races in Gillespie County, TX (2019)
    • 19,88774.1%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 6,35723.7%Hispanic or Latino
    • 4321.6%Two or more races
    • 920.3%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
    • 340.1%Asian alone
    • 270.1%Some other race alone
    • 210.08%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
Median resident age:

50.7 years
Texas median age:

35.1 years
Males: 13,118  (48.3%)
Females: 14,029  (51.7%)
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Average household size:
Gillespie County:

2.0 people
Texas:

3 people

Estimated median household income in 2019: $61,220 ($38,109 in 1999)
This county:

$61,220
Texas:

$64,034

Median contract rent in 2019 for apartments: $857 (lower quartile is $648, upper quartile is $1,134)
This county:

$857
State:

$929


Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $333,303 (it was $105,200 in 2000)
Gillespie:

$333,303
Texas:

$200,400
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $206,846 - $484,459
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,651
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $569

Institutionalized population: 387

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 0
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 4
  • Burglaries: 33
  • Thefts: 83
  • Auto thefts: 4

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 0
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 4
  • Burglaries: 27
  • Thefts: 79
  • Auto thefts: 6
Gillespie County, TX map from a distance

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 38 buildings, average cost: $123,100
  • 1998: 47 buildings, average cost: $118,300
  • 1999: 76 buildings, average cost: $134,100
  • 2000: 61 buildings, average cost: $140,500
  • 2001: 86 buildings, average cost: $148,600
  • 2002: 99 buildings, average cost: $150,400
  • 2003: 81 buildings, average cost: $160,500
  • 2004: 79 buildings, average cost: $154,800
  • 2005: 80 buildings, average cost: $163,500
  • 2006: 76 buildings, average cost: $163,500
  • 2007: 63 buildings, average cost: $163,500
  • 2008: 42 buildings, average cost: $163,500
  • 2009: 28 buildings, average cost: $163,500
  • 2010: 34 buildings, average cost: $198,400
  • 2011: 33 buildings, average cost: $198,400
  • 2012: 34 buildings, average cost: $198,400
  • 2013: 41 buildings, average cost: $198,400
  • 2014: 39 buildings, average cost: $198,400
  • 2015: 41 buildings, average cost: $198,400
  • 2016: 49 buildings, average cost: $198,400
  • 2017: 54 buildings, average cost: $198,400
  • 2018: 60 buildings, average cost: $198,400
  • 2019: 64 buildings, average cost: $204,900
Number of permits per 10,000 Gillespie, TX residents
Average permit cost in Gillespie, TX
Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $3,698 (1.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $2,829 (0.9%)

Distribution of median household income in Gillespie, TX in 2019
Distribution of house value in Gillespie, TX in 2019
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Gillespie, TX in 2019
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 8.8%
Gillespie County:

8.8%
Texas:

13.6%
(5.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 5.6% for Black residents, 18.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 25.0% for American Indian residents, 23.2% for other race residents, 7.8% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2019: 50.7 years old
(Males: 48.8 years old, Females: 52.9 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 58.1 years old, Black residents: 55.0 years old, American Indian residents: 19.9 years old, Asian residents: 47.6 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 28.6 years old, Other race residents: 26.3 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Gillespie County is $478 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $628 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $870 a month.

Cities in this county include: Fredericksburg, Harper, Stonewall.

Gillespie 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: St. Martin Parish, Louisiana , Lowndes County, Georgia , Grimes County , Kendall County , Washington County .

Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

4.6%
Texas:

8.0%

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

Current college students: 397
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 90.1%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 33.1%

Number of foreign born residents: 2,821 (37.5% naturalized citizens)

Gillespie County:

10.4%
Whole state:

17.1%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 8062010 or later
  • 6182000 to 2009
  • 4631990 to 1999
  • 5491980 to 1989
  • 2321970 to 1979
  • 228Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.8 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 82.2%

Gillespie County marital status for males Gillespie County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 10,624
  • One, attached: 141
  • Two: 45
  • 3 or 4: 481
  • 5 to 9: 310
  • 10 to 19: 65
  • 20 to 49: 92
  • 50 or more: 173
  • Mobile homes: 1,527
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 22

Housing units in Gillespie County with a mortgage: 2,909 (50 second mortgage, 140 home equity loan, 16 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 5,149

Here:

28.6% with mortgage
State:

56.1% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Gillespie County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic6,4484
Mainline Protestant4,21011
Evangelical Protestant3,92924
Other2603
Orthodox251
None9,965-
Gillespie 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
Gillespie County:

1.71 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.


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

0.43 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.11 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 12
Gillespie County:

5.13 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 40
This county:

17.11 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.13 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Gillespie County:

10.2%
Texas:

8.9%

Adult obesity rate:
Gillespie County:

24.4%
State:

26.6%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

17.4%
State:

15.7%

Agriculture in Gillespie County:

Average size of farms: 356 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $13,223
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $146.35
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 79.44%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $15,436
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 5.22%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 5.30%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $33,933
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 92.60%
Average age of principal farm operators: 59 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 6.85
Corn for grain: 854 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 3862 harvested acres
Vegetables: 342 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 2,079 acres

Earthquake activity:

Gillespie County-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Texas state average. It is 17% 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 265.2 miles away from Gillespie County center
On 10/20/2011 at 12:24:41, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 110.4 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 218.8 miles away from the county center
On 4/9/1993 at 12:29:19, a magnitude 4.3 (4.1 MB, 4.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 112.5 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 284.7 miles away from Gillespie County center
On 5/1/2018 at 16:28:56, a magnitude 4.0 (4.0 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 107.7 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 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 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 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, Incident Period: June 21, 1997 to July 15, 1997, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1179: July 07, 1997, FEMA Id: 1179, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • 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
  • 1 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Gillespie County (11) is smaller than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 5
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 4, Fires: 3, Floods: 3, Hurricanes: 3, Tornado: 1, Wind: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Gillespie

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 9,441 (72.9%)
  • Carpooled: 2,107 (16.3%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 59 (0.5%)
  • Bicycle: 114 (0.9%)
  • Walked: 420 (3.2%)
  • Worked at home: 811 (6.3%)
Class of Workers in 2019
Most common industries in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (20%)
  • Accommodation and food services (17%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Manufacturing (5%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (4%)

Most common industries for females in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (21%)
  • Accommodation and food services (18%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (4%)

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


  • Construction and extraction occupations (16%)
  • Management occupations (15%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (10%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Production occupations (8%)
  • Material moving occupations (5%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (4%)

Most common occupations for females in 2019


  • Office and administrative support occupations (15%)
  • Management occupations (15%)
  • Sales and related occupations (14%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (13%)
  • Educational instruction, and library occupations (9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (5%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Mexico (81%)
  • Germany (4%)
  • Canada (3%)
  • Colombia (2%)
  • South Africa (2%)
  • El Salvador (1%)
  • Sweden (1%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Gillespie County


  • German (28%)
  • American (7%)
  • English (7%)
  • Irish (4%)
  • Scotch-Irish (2%)
  • British (2%)
  • European (2%)

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

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

  • 485 people in nursing homes
  • 61 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 10 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)

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

  • 381 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 6 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 3 people in group homes intended for adults
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $81,472.

7.28% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($130,005 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.28%
Texas average:

7.43%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
5.70% relocated from other counties in Texas ($115,107 average AGI)
1.58% relocated from other states ($14,898 average AGI)
Gillespie County:

1.58%
Texas average:

2.52%

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

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Kerr County, TX  0.76% ($72,108 average AGI)
from Travis County, TX  0.59% ($98,308)
from Bexar County, TX  0.55% ($56,617)
from Harris County, TX  0.30% ($216,212)
from Dallas County, TX  0.23% ($102,560)
from Kendall County, TX  0.21% ($31,609)
from Williamson County, TX  0.18% ($73,200)


5.72% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($62,099 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.72%
Texas average:

7.26%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
4.56% relocated to other counties in Texas ($51,172 average AGI)
1.16% relocated to other states ($10,925 average AGI)
Gillespie County:

1.16%
Texas average:

2.32%

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

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Kerr County, TX  0.82% ($47,830 average AGI)
to Bexar County, TX  0.64% ($46,478)
to Travis County, TX  0.39% ($35,667)
to Kendall County, TX  0.30% ($62,875)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 10.8
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 10.6

Births per 1000 population in Gillespie County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 13.3
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 13.2
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2019: 13.3

Deaths per 1000 population in Gillespie County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 7.9
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 3.5

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Gillespie County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2018: 22.1%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2018: 17.0%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Gillespie County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Gillespie County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Gillespie County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Gillespie County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Gillespie County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Gillespie County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 5,775 (5,406 aged, 369 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 1,239 (25%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

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

  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (515)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (368)
  • Unspecified dementia (361)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (341)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (195)
  • Alzheimer disease, unspecified (180)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (160)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (46)
  • Senile degeneration of brain, not elsewhere classified (14)
  • Breast, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (11)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 14%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 15%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 4.44
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 19,829
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 373
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 57,475

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,139
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,317
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 39

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 35
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 74

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 22

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 149.6. This is more than state average.

Household type by relationship:

Households: 27,147
  • Male householders: 5,505 (1,222 living alone), Female householders: 5,512 (2,162 living alone)
  • 5,981 spouses (5,893 opposite-sex spouses), 344 unmarried partners, (344 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 6,872 children (6,463 natural, 46 adopted, 359 stepchildren), 866 grandchildren, 130 brothers or sisters, 267 parents, 0 foster children, 903 other relatives, 390 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 328

Size of family households: 4,398 2-persons, 1,285 3-persons, 838 4-persons, 393 5-persons, 286 6-persons, 169 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 3,386 1-person, 211 2-persons, 40 3-persons, 24 4-persons.

3,269 married couples with children.
1,022 single-parent households (106 men, 916 women).

81.4% of residents of Gillespie speak English at home.
15.7% of residents speak Spanish at home (50% speak English very well, 21% speak English well, 23% speak English not well, 7% don't speak English at all).
3.4% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (86% speak English very well, 8% speak English well, 6% speak English not well).
0.1% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (31% speak English very well, 69% speak English well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $130,498,000 ($5,799 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $10,969,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $84,894,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $30,249,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $940,000
Federal grants: $8,081,000
Federal procurement contracts: $1,762,000 ($909,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $4,571,000 ($426,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $663,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $14,198,000
Federal Government insurance: $18,884,000

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

Births: 1,179
Here:

51 per 1000 residents
State:

85 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 1,454
Here:

63 per 1000 residents
State:

35 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +201
Here:

+9 per 1000 residents
State:

+29 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +2,401
Here:

+104 per 1000 residents
State:

+10 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Gillespie County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 2.60 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.1
State:

6.3

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.5
State:

4.1

Year house built in Gillespie County, Texas
  • Year house built in Gillespie County, Texas
  • 1,0632014 or later
  • 4972010 to 2013
  • 2,3822000 to 2009
  • 2,7321990 to 1999
  • 1,8431980 to 1989
  • 1,5011970 to 1979
  • 7971960 to 1969
  • 8181950 to 1959
  • 3051940 to 1949
  • 1,5681939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Gillespie County, Texas
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Gillespie County, Texas
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Gillespie County, Texas
  • 481 room
  • 772 rooms
  • 583 rooms
  • 8454 rooms
  • 1,7645 rooms
  • 1,8616 rooms
  • 1,4127 rooms
  • 8838 rooms
  • 1,0199+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Gillespie County, Texas
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Gillespie County, Texas
  • 2171 room
  • 1182 rooms
  • 4453 rooms
  • 7464 rooms
  • 5845 rooms
  • 4486 rooms
  • 1887 rooms
  • 1428 rooms
  • 1439+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Gillespie County, Texas
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Gillespie County, Texas
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Gillespie County, Texas
  • 48no bedroom
  • 1951 bedroom
  • 1,4822 bedrooms
  • 5,0273 bedrooms
  • 9094 bedrooms
  • 2635+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Gillespie County, Texas
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Gillespie County, Texas
  • 216no bedroom
  • 4941 bedroom
  • 1,2522 bedrooms
  • 8993 bedrooms
  • 1474 bedrooms
  • 215+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Gillespie County, Texas in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Gillespie County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Gillespie County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 174no vehicle
  • 1,6561 vehicle
  • 3,7812 vehicles
  • 1,6133 vehicles
  • 4684 vehicles
  • 2835+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Gillespie County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Gillespie County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 318no vehicle
  • 1,5301 vehicle
  • 8802 vehicles
  • 1413 vehicles
  • 1224 vehicles
  • 475+ vehicles

86.4% of Gillespie County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 34% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 84% lived in Texas.

Gillespie County:

86.4%
State average:

84.4%

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

  • This state: 17,748
  • Other state: 6,343
  • Northeast: 1,075
  • Midwest: 1,842
  • South: 1,848
  • West: 1,573
Year householders moved into unit in Gillespie County, TX
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Gillespie County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 52.5%Electricity
  • 25.1%Utility gas
  • 18.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 3.0%Wood
  • 0.6%Other fuel
  • 0.2%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 73.8%Electricity
  • 16.0%Utility gas
  • 7.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.8%No fuel used
  • 0.6%Other fuel

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 648
Here:

24.6%
Texas:

7.0%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 227
Here:

16.5%
Texas:

6.6%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 74
Here:

18.5%
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

Gillespie County government finances - Expenditure in 2017:

  • Charges - Other: $1,189,000
    Air Transportation: $126,000
  • Construction - Air Transportation: $133,000
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $4,922,000
    Regular Highways: $3,274,000
    Financial Administration: $1,889,000
    General - Other: $1,826,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,804,000
    General Public Buildings: $676,000
    Health - Other: $621,000
    Central Staff Services: $619,000
    Local Fire Protection: $518,000
    Air Transportation: $480,000
    Libraries: $400,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $337,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Medical Care: $316,000
    Corrections - Other: $155,000
    Solid Waste Management: $151,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $64,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $541,000
  • Long Term Debt - Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,608,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,608,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $345,000
    General Revenue - Other: $327,000
    Rents: $133,000
    Interest Earnings: $69,000
    Sale of Property: $2,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $157,000
    Central Staff Services: $64,000
    General Public Building: $18,000
    Financial Administration: $5,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $9,353,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $28,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $304,000
    Highways: $37,000
  • Tax - Property: $9,629,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $1,949,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $828,000
    Other Selective Sales: $290,000
    Other License: $30,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $4,676,000

Gillespie County government finances - Revenue in 2017:

  • Charges - Other: $1,189,000
    Air Transportation: $126,000
  • Construction - Air Transportation: $133,000
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $4,922,000
    Regular Highways: $3,274,000
    Financial Administration: $1,889,000
    General - Other: $1,826,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,804,000
    General Public Buildings: $676,000
    Health - Other: $621,000
    Central Staff Services: $619,000
    Local Fire Protection: $518,000
    Air Transportation: $480,000
    Libraries: $400,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $337,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Medical Care: $316,000
    Corrections - Other: $155,000
    Solid Waste Management: $151,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $64,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $541,000
  • Long Term Debt - Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,608,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,608,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $345,000
    General Revenue - Other: $327,000
    Rents: $133,000
    Interest Earnings: $69,000
    Sale of Property: $2,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $157,000
    Central Staff Services: $64,000
    General Public Building: $18,000
    Financial Administration: $5,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $9,353,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $28,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $304,000
    Highways: $37,000
  • Tax - Property: $9,629,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $1,949,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $828,000
    Other Selective Sales: $290,000
    Other License: $30,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $4,676,000

Gillespie County government finances - Debt in 2017:

  • Charges - Other: $1,189,000
    Air Transportation: $126,000
  • Construction - Air Transportation: $133,000
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $4,922,000
    Regular Highways: $3,274,000
    Financial Administration: $1,889,000
    General - Other: $1,826,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,804,000
    General Public Buildings: $676,000
    Health - Other: $621,000
    Central Staff Services: $619,000
    Local Fire Protection: $518,000
    Air Transportation: $480,000
    Libraries: $400,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $337,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Medical Care: $316,000
    Corrections - Other: $155,000
    Solid Waste Management: $151,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $64,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $541,000
  • Long Term Debt - Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,608,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,608,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $345,000
    General Revenue - Other: $327,000
    Rents: $133,000
    Interest Earnings: $69,000
    Sale of Property: $2,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $157,000
    Central Staff Services: $64,000
    General Public Building: $18,000
    Financial Administration: $5,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $9,353,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $28,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $304,000
    Highways: $37,000
  • Tax - Property: $9,629,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $1,949,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $828,000
    Other Selective Sales: $290,000
    Other License: $30,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $4,676,000

Gillespie County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017:

  • Charges - Other: $1,189,000
    Air Transportation: $126,000
  • Construction - Air Transportation: $133,000
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $4,922,000
    Regular Highways: $3,274,000
    Financial Administration: $1,889,000
    General - Other: $1,826,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,804,000
    General Public Buildings: $676,000
    Health - Other: $621,000
    Central Staff Services: $619,000
    Local Fire Protection: $518,000
    Air Transportation: $480,000
    Libraries: $400,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $337,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Medical Care: $316,000
    Corrections - Other: $155,000
    Solid Waste Management: $151,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $64,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $541,000
  • Long Term Debt - Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,608,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,608,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $345,000
    General Revenue - Other: $327,000
    Rents: $133,000
    Interest Earnings: $69,000
    Sale of Property: $2,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $157,000
    Central Staff Services: $64,000
    General Public Building: $18,000
    Financial Administration: $5,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $9,353,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $28,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $304,000
    Highways: $37,000
  • Tax - Property: $9,629,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $1,949,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $828,000
    Other Selective Sales: $290,000
    Other License: $30,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $4,676,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 216
  • Number of aged recipients: 42
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 174
  • Number of recipients under 18: 29
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 122
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 65
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 92
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 77
Most common first names in Gillespie County, TX among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary12681.0 years
William11277.7 years
James10475.6 years
John10075.5 years
Robert9974.9 years
Walter7579.9 years
Emma6487.6 years
Charles6277.7 years
Alma6286.7 years
Arthur5879.9 years
Most common last names in Gillespie County, TX among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Klein7178.7 years
Crenwelge5782.0 years
Smith5180.8 years
Schmidt4781.2 years
Stehling4581.2 years
Gold4073.0 years
Parker3878.1 years
Jung3679.8 years
Miller3479.6 years
Tatsch3480.3 years
Businesses in Gillespie County, TX
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1La Quinta1
Ace Hardware1Lane Furniture1
Best Western1McDonald's1
Church's Chicken1Motel 61
Comfort Inn1Nike3
Cricket Wireless2Pizza Hut1
Curves1Quality1
Dairy Queen1SONIC Drive-In1
Days Inn1Sears1
Dennys1Sprint Nextel1
Econo Lodge1Subway2
FedEx2Super 81
Ford1T-Mobile1
GameStop1U-Haul1
Goodwill1UPS4
H&R Block1Walgreens1
Hilton1Walmart1
Howard Johnson1

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