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Goliad County, Texas (TX)


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County population in 2012: 7,351 (all rural); it was 6,928 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 914
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 1,381
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 2,122
Renter-occupied apartments: 573 (it was 522 in 2000)
% of renters here:

20%
State:

36%

Land area: 854 sq. mi.
Water area: 5.8 sq. mi.
Population density: 8 people per square mile 
 
 (low).

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Goliad County: 80.3 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (19.2%), Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (13.3%), Manufacturing (12.6%), Public administration (10.4%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 66%
  • Government: 22%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 11%
  • Unpaid family work: 1%
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Races in Goliad County, Texas:


Median resident age:  45.0 years
Texas median age:  33.0 years

Males: 3,596  (47.8%)
Females: 3,614  (52.2%)

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Average household size:
Goliad County:

2.0 people
Texas:

3 people

Estimated median household income in 2009: $41,338 ($34,201 in 1999)
This county:

$41338
Texas:

$48259

Median contract rent in 2009 for apartments: $317 (lower quartile is $190, upper quartile is $432)
This county:

$317
State:

$632


Estimated median house or condo value in 2009: $97,022 (it was $61,800 in 2000)
Goliad County:

$97,022
Texas:

$125,800
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $52,886 - $178,262

Mean price in 2009:

Detached houses: $199,432
Here:

$199,432
State:

$177,060

Townhouses or other attached units: $718,753
Here:

$718,753
State:

$170,403

Mobile homes: $82,786
Here:

$82,786
State:

$42,156

Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $59,149
Here:

$59,149
State:

$34,447
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,162
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $318

Institutionalized population: 88

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


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


Goliad County, TX map from a distance

Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2009: $831 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2009: $477 (0.6%)


Goliad County household income distribution in 2009 Goliad County home values distribution


Goliad County contract rent distribution in 2009

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2009: 12.9%
(6.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 15.4% for Black residents, 22.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 55.6% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 19.3% for other race residents, 15.8% for two or more races residents)
Median age of residents in 2010: 45 years old
(Males: 44 years old, Females: 46 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 47 years old, Black residents: 43 years old, American Indian residents: 40 years old, Asian residents: 31 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 36 years old, Other race residents: 37 years old)

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This county:

16.4%
Whole state:

15.4%

Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This county:

6.4%
Whole state:

6.7%

Area name: Victoria, TX HUD Metro FMR Area
Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Goliad County is $460 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $589 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $733 a month.

Cities in this county include: Goliad, Weesatche-Ander.


Click to draw/clear Goliad County borders

Notable locations in this county outside city limits:

Notable locations in Goliad County: Clip Ranch (A), Coyote Windmill (B), Dial Ranch (C), Dutch Trap Windmill (D), Elkins Windmill (E), Farley Windmill (F), Gin Windmill (G), Henke Windmill (H), Irby Ranch (I), Lake Windmill (J), Lazy F Ranch (K), Little Sarco Windmill (L), Lott Windmill (M), Lower Buzzard Windmill (N), Matt Windmill (O), Melo Ranch (P), Mission Nuestra Senora del Rosario (Q), Mulley Windmill (R), Number One Windmill (S), Number Two Windmill (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Goliad County include: Mallahau Church (A), Saint Andrews Church (B), Zion Hill Church (C), Saint Lukes Church (D), Minnehulla Church (E), Mission Espiritu Santo (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Mucorrera Cemetery (1), Lott Pettus Cemetery (2), Lott Cemetery (3), Killebrew Cemetery (4), John Pettus Cemetery (5), Mistletoe Cemetery (6), Woodlawn Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Gibson Lake (A), Onderdunk Lake (B), Redding Lake (C), Milinda Lake (D), Hardaman Lake (E), Horseshoe Lake (F), Flat Lake (G), Fulcrod Lake (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Blue Branch (A), Alligator Creek (B), Arroyocita Creek (C), Manahuilla Creek (D), Cabeza Creek (E), Sarco Creek (F), Salt Creek (G), Road Creek (H), Chicken Creek (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Goliad County include: Goliad State Park (1), Fannin State Park (2), Goliad County Fairgound (3), Coleto Creek Regional Park (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

 

Neighboring counties: Bee County , DeWitt County , Karnes County , Refugio County , Victoria County .

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)


Current college students: 159
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 72.4%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 12.3%

Number of foreign born residents: 197 (35% naturalized citizens)

Goliad County:

2.8%
Whole state:

13.9%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population


Mean travel time to work (commute): 30.9 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 54.3%

Goliad County marital status for males
Goliad County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:


Housing units in Goliad County with a mortgage: 343 (3 second mortgage, 27 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 631

Here:

35.2% with mortgage
State:

64.2% with mortgage



Religion statistics:

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 68.01%
Here68.0%
USA50.2%
Total adherents: 4,712
Total congregations: 18

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchSouthern Baptist ConventionEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaUnited Methodist ChurchOther
Adherents2,316 (49.2%)891 (18.9%)788 (16.7%)330 (7.0%)387 (8.2%)
Congregations3 (16.7%)3 (16.7%)4 (22.2%)4 (22.2%)4 (22.2%)
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.

Religions in Goliad County - Goliad, Weesatche-Ander

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 1
This county:

1.41 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.



Number of convenience stores (with gas): 5
This county:

7.04 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 6
Goliad County:

8.45 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

6.13 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

9.8%
Texas:

8.9%

Adult obesity rate:
Here:

25.9%
Texas:

26.6%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Goliad County:

13.0%
State:

15.7%


Agriculture in Goliad County:

Average size of farms: 514 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $17,209
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $64.19
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 89.83%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $18,888
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 5.30%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 2.42%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $24,007
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 93.09%
Average age of principal farm operators: 57 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 12.53
Corn for grain: 6469 harvested acres
Upland cotton: 1994 harvested acres
Vegetables: 12 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 40 acres

Tornado activity:

Goliad County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is below Texas state average. It is 1.2 times below overall U.S. average.
Tornadoes in this county have caused 2 injuries recorded between 1950 and 2004.
On 9/22/1967, a tornado injured 2 people

Earthquake activity:

Goliad County-area historical earthquake activity is above Texas state average. It is 91% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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 44.9 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 41.9 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 78.0 miles away from the 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 42.0 miles away from Goliad County center
On 5/16/1993 at 15:30:19, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 47.6 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:


The number of natural disasters in Goliad County (12) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 8, Floods: 3, Storms: 3, Tornado: 1, Fire: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Class of Workers


Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (21%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (11%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (7%)
  • Chemicals (6%)
  • Repair and maintenance (4%)
  • Educational services (4%)
  • Educational services (19%)
  • Health care (12%)
  • Public administration (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Food and beverage stores (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Farmers and farm managers (7%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (9%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (7%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (5%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)

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




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





Goliad County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 2,158 (75%)
  • Carpooled: 411 (14%)
  • Subway or elevated: 9 (0%)
  • Ferryboat: 6 (0%)
  • Walked: 94 (3%)
  • Other means: 27 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 177 (6%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders


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

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


Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2005 was $54,034.

7.20% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($35,708 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.20%
Texas average:

8.37%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
6.17% relocated from other counties in Texas ($29,609 average AGI)
1.03% relocated from other states ($6,106 average AGI)
Goliad County:

1.03%
Texas average:

3.06%

Percentage of residents relocating from other counties or countries


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Victoria County, TX  2.24% ($26,540 average AGI)
from Harris County, TX  0.72% ($27,375)
from Nueces County, TX  0.45% ($40,500)


7.58% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($32,794 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.58%
Texas average:

7.44%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
6.95% relocated to other counties in Texas ($30,053 average AGI)
0.62% relocated to other states ($2,741 average AGI)
Goliad County:

0.62%
Texas average:

2.17%

Percentage of residents relocating to other counties or countries


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Victoria County, TX  2.90% ($27,846 average AGI)
to Travis County, TX  0.45% ($33,400)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 11.2
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 10.6

Births per 1000 population in Goliad County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 10.1
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 10.7

Deaths per 1000 population in Goliad County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 10.0
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 0.0

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Goliad County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2003: 1,133 (1,003 aged, 130 disabled)
Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 17%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 18%

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1013.800
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1182.770

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 28.58
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 28.16

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 14.08

Household type by relationship:

Households: 7,117

Size of family households: 1,050 2-persons, 409 3-persons, 332 4-persons, 163 5-persons, 60 6-persons, 47 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 711 1-person, 85 2-persons, 8 3-persons, 2 4-persons, 1 7-or-more-persons.

70.8% of residents of Goliad County speak English at home.
27.2% of residents speak Spanish at home (71% speak English very well, 19% speak English well, 8% speak English not well, 2% don't speak English at all).
1.8% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (69% speak English very well, 28% speak English well, 3% speak English not well).
0.1% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (100% speak English very well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $39,761,000 ($5597 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $1,133,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $17,067,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $10,190,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $940,000
Federal grants: $10,229,000
Federal procurement contracts: $264,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $1,072,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $153,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $1,414,000
Federal Government insurance: $1,663,000

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

Births: 405
Here:

57 per 1000 residents
State:

85 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 387
Here:

54 per 1000 residents
State:

35 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +14
Here:

+2 per 1000 residents
State:

+29 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +155
Here:

+22 per 1000 residents
State:

+10 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Goliad County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 0.33 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.5
State:

5.8

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.3
State:

3.8

Year house built

Rooms in houses/apartments in Goliad County, Texas
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • 1 room: 13
  • 2 rooms: 61
  • 3 rooms: 125
  • 4 rooms: 241
  • 5 rooms: 644
  • 6 rooms: 499
  • 7 rooms: 275
  • 8 rooms: 145
  • 9+ rooms: 119
  • 1 room: 14
  • 2 rooms: 66
  • 3 rooms: 75
  • 4 rooms: 134
  • 5 rooms: 105
  • 6 rooms: 82
  • 7 rooms: 42
  • 8 rooms: 2
  • 9+ rooms: 2
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Goliad County, Texas
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 13
  • 1 bedroom: 139
  • 2 bedrooms: 584
  • 3 bedrooms: 1,100
  • 4 bedrooms: 254
  • 5+ bedrooms: 32
  • no bedroom: 14
  • 1 bedroom: 118
  • 2 bedrooms: 222
  • 3 bedrooms: 148
  • 4 bedrooms: 20
  • 5+ bedrooms: 0
Cars and other vehicles available in Goliad County, Texas in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 78
  • 1 vehicle: 543
  • 2 vehicles: 1,076
  • 3 vehicles: 286
  • 4 vehicles: 97
  • 5+ vehicles: 42
  • no vehicle: 73
  • 1 vehicle: 243
  • 2 vehicles: 168
  • 3 vehicles: 30
  • 4 vehicles: 8
  • 5+ vehicles: 0

61% of Goliad County residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 38% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 89% lived in Texas.

Goliad County:

61.1%
State average:

51.6%


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


Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $25,900


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 4%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 6%

Year Householders Moved Into Unit:

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Goliad County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Electricity (63.9%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (25.9%)
  • Utility gas (8.4%)
  • Wood (1.7%)
  • Electricity (50.2%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (24.9%)
  • Utility gas (22.8%)
  • Wood (1.3%)



Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 41
Here:

4.9%
Texas:

6.8%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 39
Here:

7.4%
Texas:

6.2%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 20
Here:

13.8%
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 (Noninst.)


Expenditure Revenue

Goliad County government finances - Expenditure in 2002:


Goliad County government finances - Revenue in 2002:


Goliad County government finances - Debt in 2002:


Goliad County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002:


Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:



Goliad County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1991
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Goliad County Fatal accident statistics for 1992 - 2009
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)




Most common first names in Goliad County, TX among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James3369.7 years
John3074.8 years
Mary2684.5 years
William2279.9 years
Robert1870.9 years
Frank1574.9 years
Charles1476.3 years
Joe1475.4 years
Annie1385.7 years
Elizabeth1283.1 years
Most common last names in Goliad County, TX among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Flores3670.1 years
Garcia3476.5 years
Albrecht3181.4 years
Williams3074.5 years
Martinez2173.5 years
Hernandez1877.1 years
Garza1770.0 years
Lott1773.9 years
Perez1773.4 years
Smith1476.7 years

Businesses in Goliad County, TX


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