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Glasscock County, Texas (TX)

County population in 2016: 1,295 (all rural); it was 1,406 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 118
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 185
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 325
Renter-occupied apartments: 138 (it was 158 in 2000)
% of renters here:

33%
State:

36%

Land area: 901 sq. mi.

Water area: 0.2 sq. mi.

Population density: 1 people per square mile   (very low).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Glasscock County: 83.2 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (71.4%), Construction (16.3%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 51%
  • Government: 4%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 46%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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Races in Glasscock County, Texas:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (62.0%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (38.0%)
Median resident age:

37.7 years
Texas median age:

34.5 years
Males: 692  (53.5%)
Females: 603  (46.5%)

Glasscock County,TX real estate house value trend


Average household size:
Glasscock County:

2.0 people
Texas:

3 people
Estimated median household income in 2016: $64,246 ($35,655 in 1999)

This county:

$64,246
Texas:

$56,565

Median contract rent in 2016 for apartments: $1,128 (lower quartile is $469, upper quartile is $1,335)
This county:

$1128
State:

$809


Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $216,729 (it was $65,000 in 2000)
Glasscock:

$216,729
Texas:

$161,500
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $119,508 - $326,460

Mean price in 2016:

Detached houses: $234,403
Here:

$234,403
State:

$230,570

Mobile homes: $85,850
Here:

$85,850
State:

$80,655
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,235
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $536

Institutionalized population: 0

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 0
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 0
  • Burglaries: 0
  • Thefts: 0
  • Auto thefts: 0

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: 0
  • Thefts: 0
  • Auto thefts: 0
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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $1,087 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $1,628 (0.7%)

Glasscock County household income distribution in 2013 Glasscock County home values distribution in 2013 Glasscock County contract rent distribution in 2013
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 4.9%
Glasscock County:

4.9%
Texas:

15.6%
(8.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents)

Median age of residents in 2016: 37.7 years old
(Males: 36.4 years old, Females: 40.5 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 44.0 years old, Black residents: 14.0 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 35.7 years old, Other race residents: 33.4 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Glasscock County is $401 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $484 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $624 a month.

Cities in this county include: Garden City.

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Notable locations in this county outside city limits:

Notable locations in Glasscock County: McGill Ranch (A), Model A Windmill (B), Alvie Cole Ranch (C), Bobs Creek Ranch (D), Boone Windmill (E), Bull Pasture Windmill (F), Cedar Windmill (G), Challenge Windmill (H), Cole Ranch (I), Coleman Windmill (J), Davis Windmill (K), Dempster Windmill (L), Divide Windmill (M), Doodle Bug Windmill (N), East Windmill (O), Finley Windmill (P), Foster Ranch (Q), Garden Windmill (R), Garrett Windmill (S), Glass Ranch (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Lolanthe Cemetery (1), Montvale Cemetery (2), Edwards Cemetery (3), Foster Cemetery (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Rockwater Hole (A), Willow Net Tank (B), Spring Tank (C), Southwest Peter Lake Tank (D), Southeast Antelope Tank (E), Snake Mountain Tank (F), Powell Tank (G), Old McWhorter Tank (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creeks: Willow Creek (A), Sterling Creek (B), Lacy Creek (C), Little Mulberry Creek (D), Dobson Creek (E), Chalk Creek (F), Bobs Creek (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Neighboring counties: Bacon County, Georgia , Crane County , Ector County , Liberty County, Georgia , Macon County, Georgia , Nolan County .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

3.1%
Texas:

4.4%

Unemployment by year
County total employment by year
County average yearly wages by year

Current college students: 40
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 75.6%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 25.9%

Number of foreign born residents: 257 (35.8% naturalized citizens)

Glasscock County:

19.9%
Whole state:

17.0%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 02010 or later
  • 962000 to 2009
  • 741990 to 1999
  • 551980 to 1989
  • 241970 to 1979
  • 27Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.5 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 66.7%

Glasscock County marital status for males Glasscock County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 504
  • One, attached: 10
  • Mobile homes: 45

Housing units in Glasscock County with a mortgage: 82 (2 second mortgage, 0 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 220

Here:

27.2% with mortgage
State:

57.8% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Glasscock County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic5001
Evangelical Protestant1012
Mainline Protestant371
None588-
Glasscock 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 convenience stores (with gas): 1
Glasscock County:

8.57 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.


Adult diabetes rate:
Glasscock County:

9.9%
Texas:

8.9%

Adult obesity rate:
Glasscock County:

26.9%
State:

26.6%

Agriculture in Glasscock County:

Average size of farms: 2477 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $68,526
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $129.66
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 16.32%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $88,941
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 17.85%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 31.29%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $134,772
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 80.40%
Average age of principal farm operators: 53 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 1.40
All wheat for grain: 8519 harvested acres
Upland cotton: 66509 harvested acres
Vegetables: 18 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 249 acres

Tornado activity:

Glasscock County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly below Texas state average. It is 29741814.2 times below overall U.S. average.

Earthquake activity:

Glasscock County-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Texas state average. It is 46% 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 153.4 miles away from Glasscock 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 93.1 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 97.0 miles away from the county center
On 12/19/2005 at 20:27:40, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, 4.1 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 181.9 miles away from the county center
On 4/15/1995 at 14:33:29, a magnitude 4.0 (4.0 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 152.1 miles away from Glasscock County center
On 5/23/2004 at 09:22:05, a magnitude 4.0 (4.0 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 182.8 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:

  • Texas Wildfires, Incident Period: March 14, 2008 to September 01, 2008, Emergency Declared EM-3284: March 14, 2008, FEMA Id: 3284, Natural disaster type: Fire
  • Texas Hurricane Rita, Incident Period: September 23, 2005 to October 14, 2005, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1606: September 24, 2005, FEMA Id: 1606, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Texas Hurricane Rita, Incident Period: September 20, 2005 to October 14, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3261: September 21, 2005, FEMA Id: 3261, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Texas Hurricane Katrina, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 01, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3216: September 02, 2005, FEMA Id: 3216, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Texas Extreme Fire Hazards, Incident Period: August 01, 1999 to December 10, 1999, Emergency Declared EM-3142: September 01, 1999, FEMA Id: 3142, Natural disaster type: Fire
  • Texas 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 Glasscock County (6) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 1
Emergencies Declared: 5
Class of Workers in 2016
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2016


  • Construction (9%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (5%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (4%)
  • Utilities (3%)
  • Wholesale trade (2%)

Most common industries for females in 2016


  • Construction (20%)
  • Educational services (19%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (11%)
  • Health care and social assistance (11%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (9%)
  • Utilities (7%)
  • Wholesale trade (5%)

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


  • Management occupations (37%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (17%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (7%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (7%)
  • Sales and related occupations (7%)
  • Production occupations (6%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (4%)

Most common occupations for females in 2016


  • Office and administrative support occupations (39%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (17%)
  • Management occupations (7%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (7%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (5%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (4%)
  • Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations (3%)

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents


  • Mexico (94%)
  • Venezuela (2%)
  • Canada (1%)
  • Ireland (0%)
  • Denmark (0%)
  • Norway (0%)
  • Sweden (0%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Glasscock County


  • German (21%)
  • American (7%)
  • Scottish (5%)
  • Irish (1%)
  • English (1%)
  • Italian (1%)
  • Czech (0%)

Glasscock County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 697 (80.3%)
  • Carpooled: 81 (9.3%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 4 (0.5%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 6 (0.7%)
  • Walked: 21 (2.4%)
  • Worked at home: 59 (6.8%)
Owners and renters by unit type
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $90,687.

7.77% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($41,563 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.77%
Texas average:

7.14%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
10 or fewer of this county's residents relocated from other counties in Texas.
10 or fewer of this county's residents relocated from other states.
Residents relocating <b>from</b> other counties or countries


9.31% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($44,026 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.31%
Texas average:

6.69%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
10 or fewer of this county's residents relocated to other counties in Texas.
10 or fewer of this county's residents relocated to other states.
Residents relocating <b>to</b> other counties or countries

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 14.8
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 9.6

Births per 1000 population in Glasscock County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 4.4
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 3.8

Deaths per 1000 population in Glasscock County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 9.1

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Glasscock County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 20.7%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 16.4%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Glasscock County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Glasscock County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Glasscock County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Glasscock County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Glasscock County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Glasscock County

Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 113 (38%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2003: 109 (0 aged, 0 disabled)
Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 24%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 26%

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 452
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 151

Crimes per 100,000 population in 1996: 1

Household type by relationship:

Households: 1,295
  • In family households: 1,199 (223 male householders, 139 female householders)
    348 spouses, 443 children (432 natural, 0 adopted, 10 stepchildren), 14 grandchildren, 25 brothers or sisters, 0 parents, 0 other relatives, 0 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 95 (60 male householders (45 living alone)), 24 female householders (24 living alone)), 10 nonrelatives

Size of family households: 149 2-persons, 64 3-persons, 81 4-persons, 48 5-persons, 18 6-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 70 1-person, 14 2-persons.

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

66.7% of residents of Glasscock speak English at home.
32.7% of residents speak Spanish at home (51% speak English very well, 15% speak English well, 22% speak English not well, 12% don't speak English at all).
0.1% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (100% speak English very well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $18,704,000 ($14,021 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $64,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $1,881,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $1,066,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $9,640,000
Federal grants: $5,959,000
Federal procurement contracts: $33,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $126,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $104,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $157,000
Federal Government insurance: $10,992,000

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

Births: 85
Here:

64 per 1000 residents
State:

85 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 27
Here:

20 per 1000 residents
State:

35 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +38
Here:

+29 per 1000 residents
State:

+29 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -171
Here -129 per 1000 residents
State +10 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Glasscock 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:

6.8
State:

6.2

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

5.3
State:

4.1

Year house built in Glasscock County, Texas
  • Year house built in Glasscock County, Texas
  • 02014 or later
  • 02010 to 2013
  • 912000 to 2009
  • 261990 to 1999
  • 1441980 to 1989
  • 931970 to 1979
  • 1021960 to 1969
  • 531950 to 1959
  • 281940 to 1949
  • 51939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Glasscock County, Texas
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Glasscock County, Texas
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Glasscock County, Texas
  • 01 room
  • 02 rooms
  • 03 rooms
  • 214 rooms
  • 645 rooms
  • 356 rooms
  • 947 rooms
  • 428 rooms
  • 419+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Glasscock County, Texas
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Glasscock County, Texas
  • 01 room
  • 02 rooms
  • 23 rooms
  • 214 rooms
  • 615 rooms
  • 476 rooms
  • 187 rooms
  • 08 rooms
  • 09+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Glasscock County, Texas
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Glasscock County, Texas
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Glasscock County, Texas
  • 0no bedroom
  • 61 bedroom
  • 502 bedrooms
  • 1783 bedrooms
  • 424 bedrooms
  • 215+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Glasscock County, Texas
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Glasscock County, Texas
  • 0no bedroom
  • 21 bedroom
  • 242 bedrooms
  • 993 bedrooms
  • 274 bedrooms
  • 05+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Glasscock County, Texas in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Glasscock County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Glasscock County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 2no vehicle
  • 161 vehicle
  • 1312 vehicles
  • 933 vehicles
  • 424 vehicles
  • 215+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Glasscock County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Glasscock County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 0no vehicle
  • 291 vehicle
  • 882 vehicles
  • 373 vehicles
  • 04 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles

87.3% of Glasscock County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 41% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 89% lived in Texas.

Glasscock County:

87.3%
State average:

84.1%

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

  • This state: 936
  • Other state: 84
  • Northeast: 0
  • Midwest: 21
  • South: 20
  • West: 43
Year Householders Moved Into Unit
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Glasscock County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 63.0%Electricity
  • 27.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 4.4%Utility gas
  • 2.0%Wood
  • 0.7%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 63.3%Electricity
  • 28.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 5.3%Utility gas

Private vs. public school enrollment:


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

0.0%
Texas:

6.6%

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

0.0%
Texas:

6.4%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 2
Here:

4.8%
Texas:

15.1%

Educational Attainment
School Enrollment by Level of School
Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 14
  • Number of aged recipients: 0
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 0
  • Number of recipients under 18: 0
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 0
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 0
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 0
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 6
Glasscock County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
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Glasscock County Fatal accident statistics for 1995 - 2014
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Glasscock County on our top lists:

  • #7 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for Romney (Republican) in the 2012 Presidential Election"
  • #13 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000"
  • #19 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the smallest number of people without health insurance coverage in 2000"