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Gregg County, Texas (TX)

County population in 2019: 123,945 (87% urban, 13% rural); it was 111,379 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 15,945
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 11,996
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 27,366
Renter-occupied apartments: 17,857 (it was 15,321 in 2000)
% of renters here:

36%
State:

36%

Land area: 274 sq. mi.

Water area: 2.3 sq. mi.

Population density: 452 people per square mile   (high).

March 2019 cost of living index in Gregg County: 83.6 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Educational, health and social services (23.5%), Retail trade (12.7%), Manufacturing (11.1%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 83%
  • Government: 11%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 6%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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  • Races in Gregg County, TX (2019)
    • 71,42656.7%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 25,26220.1%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 23,94719.0%Hispanic or Latino
    • 3,0642.4%Two or more races
    • 1,6821.3%Asian alone
    • 2320.2%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
    • 2000.2%Some other race alone
    • 1280.1%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
Median resident age:

36.3 years
Texas median age:

35.1 years
Males: 60,385  (48.7%)
Females: 63,560  (51.3%)
Average household size:
Gregg County:

2.0 people
Texas:

3 people

Estimated median household income in 2019: $53,793 ($35,006 in 1999)
This county:

$53,793
Texas:

$64,034

Median contract rent in 2019 for apartments: $708 (lower quartile is $578, upper quartile is $890)
This county:

$708
State:

$929


Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $147,400 (it was $72,500 in 2000)
Gregg:

$147,400
Texas:

$200,400
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $84,400 - $232,900

Mean price in 2019:

Detached houses: $197,650
Here:

$197,650
State:

$268,991

Townhouses or other attached units: $217,873
Here:

$217,873
State:

$268,635

In 2-unit structures: $134,487
Here:

$134,487
State:

$309,107

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $179,607
Here:

$179,607
State:

$205,835

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $244,154
Here:

$244,154
State:

$312,503

Mobile homes: $69,609
Here:

$69,609
State:

$94,014

Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $21,436
Here:

$21,436
State:

$52,538

Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,315
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $449

Institutionalized population: 2,194

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

  • Murders: 2
  • Rapes: 12
  • Robberies: 8
  • Assaults: 41
  • Burglaries: 191
  • Thefts: 578
  • Auto thefts: 68

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

  • Murders: 2
  • Rapes: 17
  • Robberies: 10
  • Assaults: 40
  • Burglaries: 234
  • Thefts: 671
  • Auto thefts: 95
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 215 buildings, average cost: $104,800
  • 1998: 193 buildings, average cost: $118,700
  • 1999: 194 buildings, average cost: $129,700
  • 2000: 160 buildings, average cost: $130,000
  • 2001: 227 buildings, average cost: $125,800
  • 2002: 285 buildings, average cost: $122,900
  • 2003: 301 buildings, average cost: $135,600
  • 2004: 298 buildings, average cost: $153,900
  • 2005: 357 buildings, average cost: $139,600
  • 2006: 354 buildings, average cost: $180,700
  • 2007: 340 buildings, average cost: $165,500
  • 2008: 203 buildings, average cost: $159,000
  • 2009: 157 buildings, average cost: $163,500
  • 2010: 198 buildings, average cost: $148,000
  • 2011: 222 buildings, average cost: $161,600
  • 2012: 228 buildings, average cost: $141,800
  • 2013: 243 buildings, average cost: $142,000
  • 2014: 197 buildings, average cost: $174,500
  • 2015: 206 buildings, average cost: $155,800
  • 2016: 157 buildings, average cost: $169,800
  • 2017: 160 buildings, average cost: $160,200
  • 2018: 169 buildings, average cost: $170,600
  • 2019: 192 buildings, average cost: $181,500
Number of permits per 10,000 Gregg, TX residents
Average permit cost in Gregg, TX
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $1,999 (1.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $1,437 (1.0%)

Distribution of median household income in Gregg, TX in 2019
Distribution of house value in Gregg, TX in 2019
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Gregg, TX in 2019
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 17.8%
Gregg County:

17.8%
Texas:

13.6%
(12.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 29.3% for Black residents, 20.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 4.0% for American Indian residents, 7.3% for other race residents, 20.8% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2019: 36.3 years old
(Males: 34.2 years old, Females: 38.3 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 43.1 years old, Black residents: 37.6 years old, American Indian residents: 65.5 years old, Asian residents: 42.4 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 25.1 years old, Other race residents: 22.3 years old)

Area name: Longview, TX HUD Metro FMR Area
Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Gregg County is $466 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $535 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $732 a month.

Cities in this county include: Longview, Kilgore, Sabine, Gladewater, White Oak, Liberty City, Lakeport, Clarksville City, Warren City.

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

2018 air pollution in Gregg County:

Nitrogen Dioxide: 0.00 ppm (standard limit: 0.053 ppm). Below U.S. average.
Ozone (1-hour): 0.026 ppm (standard limit: 0.12 ppm). Near U.S. average.
Sulfur Oxides Annual: 0.001 ppm (standard limit: 0.03 ppm). Near U.S. average.

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Neighboring counties: Dona Ana County, New Mexico , Macon County, Alabama , Dooly County, Georgia , Tensas Parish, Louisiana , Marion County, Georgia , Kaufman County , Shackelford County .

Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

9.1%
Texas:

8.0%

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

Current college students: 5,017
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 86.7%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 22.1%

Number of foreign born residents: 12,053 (34.5% naturalized citizens)

Gregg County:

9.7%
Whole state:

17.1%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 2,5902010 or later
  • 3,9202000 to 2009
  • 2,6711990 to 1999
  • 1,3891980 to 1989
  • 7861970 to 1979
  • 476Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.5 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 85.4%

Gregg County marital status for males Gregg County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 34,030
  • One, attached: 972
  • Two: 4,352
  • 3 or 4: 1,873
  • 5 to 9: 1,645
  • 10 to 19: 2,375
  • 20 to 49: 1,564
  • 50 or more: 1,703
  • Mobile homes: 3,848
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 69

Housing units in Gregg County with a mortgage: 13,540 (95 second mortgage, 500 home equity loan, 13 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 14,236

Here:

48.1% with mortgage
State:

56.1% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Gregg County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant64,326177
Catholic15,2714
Mainline Protestant12,58138
Black Protestant5,47924
Other1,82211
None22,251-
Gregg 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: 19
Gregg County:

1.63 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 3
Here:

0.26 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (no gas): 16
This county:

1.37 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.11 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 92
Gregg County:

7.87 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 91
This county:

7.79 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.13 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Gregg County:

10.2%
Texas:

8.9%

Adult obesity rate:
Gregg County:

29.1%
State:

26.6%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

13.2%
State:

15.7%

Agriculture in Gregg County:

Average size of farms: 105 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $5,441
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $78.94
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 3.63%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 77.25%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $11,550
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 14.92%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 2.86%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $30,057
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 96.40%
Average age of principal farm operators: 59 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 19.10
Corn for grain: 52 harvested acres
Vegetables: 21 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 68 acres

Earthquake activity:

Gregg County-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Texas state average. It is 386% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/17/2012 at 08:12:00, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 46.5 miles away from Gregg County center
On 11/6/2011 at 03:53:10, a magnitude 5.7 (5.7 MW, Depth: 3.2 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 238.6 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 297.9 miles away from the county center
On 9/2/2013 at 23:51:15, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MW, Depth: 2.9 mi) earthquake occurred 45.8 miles away from the county center
On 9/2/2013 at 21:52:38, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 MW, Depth: 3.0 mi) earthquake occurred 39.7 miles away from Gregg County center
On 1/25/2013 at 07:01:19, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 MB, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 53.5 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), 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, and Flooding, Incident Period: March 07, 2016 to March 29, 2016, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4266: March 19, 2016, FEMA Id: 4266, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Texas Wildfires, Incident Period: August 30, 2011 to December 31, 2011, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4029: September 09, 2011, FEMA Id: 4029, Natural disaster type: Fire
  • Texas Hurricane Ike, Incident Period: September 07, 2008 to October 02, 2008, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1791: September 13, 2008, FEMA Id: 1791, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Texas Hurricane Ike, Incident Period: September 07, 2008 to September 26, 2008, Emergency Declared EM-3294: September 10, 2008, FEMA Id: 3294, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • 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 Loss of the Space Shuttle Columbia, Incident Period: February 01, 2003, Emergency Declared EM-3171: February 01, 2003, FEMA Id: 3171, Natural disaster type: Other
  • 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
  • 6 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Gregg County (16) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 5, Storms: 5, Floods: 4, Fires: 3, Tornadoes: 3, Winter Storm: 1, Other: 2 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Gregg

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 63,983 (85.5%)
  • Carpooled: 7,658 (10.2%)
  • Bus: 90 (0.1%)
  • Long-distance train or commuter rail: 6 (0.0%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 457 (0.6%)
  • Bicycle: 58 (0.1%)
  • Walked: 848 (1.1%)
  • Worked at home: 1,746 (2.3%)
Class of Workers in 2019
Most common industries in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (28%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Manufacturing (5%)

Most common industries for females in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (28%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Manufacturing (5%)

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


  • Production occupations (13%)
  • Sales and related occupations (11%)
  • Management occupations (11%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (9%)
  • Transportation occupations (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (6%)
  • Material moving occupations (5%)

Most common occupations for females in 2019


  • Office and administrative support occupations (18%)
  • Sales and related occupations (11%)
  • Educational instruction, and library occupations (8%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (8%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (7%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (7%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (7%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Mexico (69%)
  • El Salvador (3%)
  • Philippines (3%)
  • Vietnam (2%)
  • Nepal (2%)
  • India (1%)
  • Honduras (1%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Gregg County


  • American (15%)
  • Irish (5%)
  • English (5%)
  • German (4%)
  • European (2%)
  • Scottish (1%)
  • Scotch-Irish (1%)

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

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

  • 991 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 954 people in nursing homes
  • 426 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 269 people in state prisons
  • 118 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 50 people in halfway houses
  • 50 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 49 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 47 people in hospitals or wards for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 27 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards
  • 27 people in unknown juvenile institutions
  • 24 people in short-term care, detention or diagnostic centers for delinquent children
  • 22 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 13 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 10 people in training schools for juvenile delinquents
  • 10 people in religious group quarters
  • 4 people in homes for abused, dependent, and neglected children
  • 3 people in other group homes

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

  • 1,488 people in college/university student housing
  • 955 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 747 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 396 people in hospitals with patients who have no usual home elsewhere
  • 279 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 206 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 189 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 54 people in correctional residential facilities
  • 49 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 26 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles
  • 16 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 9 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $68,848.

7.62% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($46,029 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.62%
Texas average:

7.43%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
5.97% relocated from other counties in Texas ($34,546 average AGI)
1.65% relocated from other states ($11,483 average AGI)
Gregg County:

1.65%
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 Harrison County, TX  1.08% ($44,313 average AGI)
from Upshur County, TX  0.87% ($43,485)
from Rusk County, TX  0.82% ($44,607)
from Smith County, TX  0.59% ($38,099)
from Dallas County, TX  0.23% ($39,406)
from Harris County, TX  0.17% ($54,519)
from Panola County, TX  0.15% ($44,514)


8.77% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($45,814 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.77%
Texas average:

7.26%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
7.18% relocated to other counties in Texas ($37,479 average AGI)
1.59% relocated to other states ($8,336 average AGI)
Gregg County:

1.59%
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 Harrison County, TX  1.21% ($55,105 average AGI)
to Upshur County, TX  1.08% ($45,674)
to Rusk County, TX  0.87% ($41,274)
to Smith County, TX  0.77% ($43,919)
to Dallas County, TX  0.46% ($31,793)
to Tarrant County, TX  0.30% ($45,741)
to Harris County, TX  0.28% ($32,641)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 16.2
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 16.5
Births per 1000 population from 2007 to 2019: 15.2

Births per 1000 population in Gregg County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 10.1
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 10.5
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2019: 10.4

Deaths per 1000 population in Gregg County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 9.6
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 8.2

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Gregg County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2018: 21.1%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2018: 11.5%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Gregg County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Gregg County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Gregg County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Gregg County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Gregg County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Gregg County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 19,162 (15,872 aged, 3,290 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 6,563 (21%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

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

  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (2,693)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (1,548)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (1,364)
  • Unspecified dementia (1,268)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (935)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (871)
  • Alzheimer disease, unspecified (771)
  • Congestive heart failure (718)
  • Unspecified diabetes mellitus, without complications (524)
  • Colon, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (431)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 17%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 16%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 2.61
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 21,811
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 521
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 99,792

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,678
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,109
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 17

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 64
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 123

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 10

Homicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 75.7. This is more than state average.

Mechanisms of homicide
Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 47.9
  • Other - 27.8

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 147.6. This is more than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide
Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 108.5
  • Other - 39.1

Household type by relationship:

Households: 123,945
  • Male householders: 22,245 (6,959 living alone), Female householders: 23,466 (6,511 living alone)
  • 21,797 spouses (21,716 opposite-sex spouses), 3,830 unmarried partners, (3,640 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 36,796 children (33,880 natural, 495 adopted, 2,421 stepchildren), 3,939 grandchildren, 1,140 brothers or sisters, 1,125 parents, 0 foster children, 1,546 other relatives, 3,128 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 4,933

Size of family households: 12,335 2-persons, 6,220 3-persons, 5,668 4-persons, 3,009 5-persons, 1,238 6-persons, 452 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 13,470 1-person, 3,036 2-persons, 273 3-persons, 10 4-persons.

17,984 married couples with children.
9,740 single-parent households (1,301 men, 8,439 women).

83.4% of residents of Gregg speak English at home.
14.8% of residents speak Spanish at home (63% speak English very well, 15% speak English well, 16% speak English not well, 6% don't speak English at all).
0.7% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (82% speak English very well, 15% speak English well, 3% speak English not well).
0.8% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (57% speak English very well, 24% speak English well, 17% speak English not well, 2% don't speak English at all).
0.2% of residents speak other language at home (96% speak English very well, 4% speak English well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $630,439,000 ($5,480 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $16,227,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $313,925,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $166,356,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $256,000
Federal grants: $120,629,000
Federal procurement contracts: $5,889,000 ($1,428,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $23,384,000 ($864,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $319,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $37,533,000
Federal Government insurance: $30,184,000

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

Births: 9,766
Here:

84 per 1000 residents
State:

85 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 6,326
Here:

55 per 1000 residents
State:

35 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +1,486
Here:

+13 per 1000 residents
State:

+29 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -515
Here -4 per 1000 residents
State +10 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Gregg County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 28.02 millions of gallons per day (3% from ground, 97% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.4
State:

6.3

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.3
State:

4.1

Year house built in Gregg County, Texas
  • Year house built in Gregg County, Texas
  • 2,4862014 or later
  • 1,0212010 to 2013
  • 4,6992000 to 2009
  • 6,1301990 to 1999
  • 10,2291980 to 1989
  • 11,0801970 to 1979
  • 6,2961960 to 1969
  • 7,0771950 to 1959
  • 1,3831940 to 1949
  • 2,0301939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Gregg County, Texas
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Gregg County, Texas
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Gregg County, Texas
  • 01 room
  • 832 rooms
  • 2543 rooms
  • 1,3084 rooms
  • 6,1185 rooms
  • 7,2206 rooms
  • 5,6437 rooms
  • 3,3198 rooms
  • 3,9139+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Gregg County, Texas
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Gregg County, Texas
  • 7631 room
  • 8872 rooms
  • 4,1783 rooms
  • 4,1234 rooms
  • 3,3065 rooms
  • 3,5216 rooms
  • 3997 rooms
  • 3958 rooms
  • 2819+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Gregg County, Texas
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Gregg County, Texas
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Gregg County, Texas
  • 128no bedroom
  • 5131 bedroom
  • 2,5442 bedrooms
  • 17,6913 bedrooms
  • 5,8114 bedrooms
  • 1,1715+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Gregg County, Texas
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Gregg County, Texas
  • 874no bedroom
  • 4,5611 bedroom
  • 6,7742 bedrooms
  • 4,8693 bedrooms
  • 6784 bedrooms
  • 975+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Gregg County, Texas in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Gregg County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Gregg County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 331no vehicle
  • 6,6231 vehicle
  • 13,8622 vehicles
  • 3,8743 vehicles
  • 2,1164 vehicles
  • 1,0525+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Gregg County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Gregg County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 1,527no vehicle
  • 8,6441 vehicle
  • 5,9302 vehicles
  • 1,4263 vehicles
  • 724 vehicles
  • 2545+ vehicles

81.3% of Gregg County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 37% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 82% lived in Texas.

Gregg County:

81.3%
State average:

84.4%

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

  • This state: 86,977
  • Other state: 24,515
  • Northeast: 1,441
  • Midwest: 5,780
  • South: 13,326
  • West: 3,968
Year householders moved into unit in Gregg County, TX
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Gregg County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 54.3%Electricity
  • 42.7%Utility gas
  • 2.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.2%Wood
  • 0.2%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 80.1%Electricity
  • 18.2%Utility gas
  • 1.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.3%No fuel used
  • 0.1%Wood

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 814
Here:

6.0%
Texas:

7.0%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 190
Here:

2.8%
Texas:

6.6%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 2,551
Here:

41.1%
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

Gregg County government finances - Expenditure in 2018:

  • Charges - Other: $2,624,000
    Air Transportation: $270,000
  • Construction - General - Other: $4,116,000
    Air Transportation: $3,737,000
    Regular Highways: $2,400,000
  • Current Operations - Correctional Institutions: $15,955,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $8,556,000
    Regular Highways: $4,612,000
    Financial Administration: $4,232,000
    General - Other: $3,837,000
    General Public Buildings: $2,071,000
    Air Transportation: $2,063,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,573,000
    Police Protection: $565,000
    Health - Other: $326,000
    Corrections - Other: $171,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $144,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $120,000
    Parks and Recreation: $2,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Air Transportation: $3,356,000
    Other: $861,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $6,892,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $338,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $172,302,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $162,242,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $10,060,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $7,332,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $909,000
    General Revenue - Other: $759,000
    Sale of Property: $421,000
    Rents: $374,000
    Royalties: $14,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $169,000
    Correctional Institutions: $121,000
    Police Protection: $84,000
    General - Other: $36,000
    General Public Building: $10,000
    Financial Administration: $10,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $89,849,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $162,242,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $924,000
    General Local Government Support: $269,000
    Health and Hospitals: $264,000
    Highways: $19,000
  • Tax - Property: $22,555,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $13,869,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $1,536,000
    Other Selective Sales: $1,534,000
    Amusements Sales: $106,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $33,000
    Other License: $29,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $13,000

Gregg County government finances - Revenue in 2018:

  • Charges - Other: $2,624,000
    Air Transportation: $270,000
  • Construction - General - Other: $4,116,000
    Air Transportation: $3,737,000
    Regular Highways: $2,400,000
  • Current Operations - Correctional Institutions: $15,955,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $8,556,000
    Regular Highways: $4,612,000
    Financial Administration: $4,232,000
    General - Other: $3,837,000
    General Public Buildings: $2,071,000
    Air Transportation: $2,063,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,573,000
    Police Protection: $565,000
    Health - Other: $326,000
    Corrections - Other: $171,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $144,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $120,000
    Parks and Recreation: $2,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Air Transportation: $3,356,000
    Other: $861,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $6,892,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $338,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $172,302,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $162,242,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $10,060,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $7,332,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $909,000
    General Revenue - Other: $759,000
    Sale of Property: $421,000
    Rents: $374,000
    Royalties: $14,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $169,000
    Correctional Institutions: $121,000
    Police Protection: $84,000
    General - Other: $36,000
    General Public Building: $10,000
    Financial Administration: $10,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $89,849,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $162,242,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $924,000
    General Local Government Support: $269,000
    Health and Hospitals: $264,000
    Highways: $19,000
  • Tax - Property: $22,555,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $13,869,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $1,536,000
    Other Selective Sales: $1,534,000
    Amusements Sales: $106,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $33,000
    Other License: $29,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $13,000

Gregg County government finances - Debt in 2018:

  • Charges - Other: $2,624,000
    Air Transportation: $270,000
  • Construction - General - Other: $4,116,000
    Air Transportation: $3,737,000
    Regular Highways: $2,400,000
  • Current Operations - Correctional Institutions: $15,955,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $8,556,000
    Regular Highways: $4,612,000
    Financial Administration: $4,232,000
    General - Other: $3,837,000
    General Public Buildings: $2,071,000
    Air Transportation: $2,063,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,573,000
    Police Protection: $565,000
    Health - Other: $326,000
    Corrections - Other: $171,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $144,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $120,000
    Parks and Recreation: $2,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Air Transportation: $3,356,000
    Other: $861,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $6,892,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $338,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $172,302,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $162,242,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $10,060,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $7,332,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $909,000
    General Revenue - Other: $759,000
    Sale of Property: $421,000
    Rents: $374,000
    Royalties: $14,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $169,000
    Correctional Institutions: $121,000
    Police Protection: $84,000
    General - Other: $36,000
    General Public Building: $10,000
    Financial Administration: $10,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $89,849,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $162,242,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $924,000
    General Local Government Support: $269,000
    Health and Hospitals: $264,000
    Highways: $19,000
  • Tax - Property: $22,555,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $13,869,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $1,536,000
    Other Selective Sales: $1,534,000
    Amusements Sales: $106,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $33,000
    Other License: $29,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $13,000

Gregg County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2018:

  • Charges - Other: $2,624,000
    Air Transportation: $270,000
  • Construction - General - Other: $4,116,000
    Air Transportation: $3,737,000
    Regular Highways: $2,400,000
  • Current Operations - Correctional Institutions: $15,955,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $8,556,000
    Regular Highways: $4,612,000
    Financial Administration: $4,232,000
    General - Other: $3,837,000
    General Public Buildings: $2,071,000
    Air Transportation: $2,063,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,573,000
    Police Protection: $565,000
    Health - Other: $326,000
    Corrections - Other: $171,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $144,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $120,000
    Parks and Recreation: $2,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Air Transportation: $3,356,000
    Other: $861,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $6,892,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $338,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $172,302,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $162,242,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $10,060,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $7,332,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $909,000
    General Revenue - Other: $759,000
    Sale of Property: $421,000
    Rents: $374,000
    Royalties: $14,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $169,000
    Correctional Institutions: $121,000
    Police Protection: $84,000
    General - Other: $36,000
    General Public Building: $10,000
    Financial Administration: $10,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $89,849,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $162,242,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $924,000
    General Local Government Support: $269,000
    Health and Hospitals: $264,000
    Highways: $19,000
  • Tax - Property: $22,555,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $13,869,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $1,536,000
    Other Selective Sales: $1,534,000
    Amusements Sales: $106,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $33,000
    Other License: $29,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $13,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 3,428
  • Number of aged recipients: 310
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 3,118
  • Number of recipients under 18: 745
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 2,085
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 598
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 1,173
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 1,416
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 23 full tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED492$133,768805$131,0731,201$122,430226$48,19013$864,308398$90,09365$50,046
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED34$124,17681$137,420119$129,66416$33,0630$023$74,60916$45,500
APPLICATIONS DENIED94$118,798170$112,324376$120,247124$28,6690$028$147,21452$52,788
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN59$134,20385$146,494267$135,66719$32,4210$022$99,5916$66,167
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS22$117,18226$195,15471$133,0709$26,7780$01$198,0004$57,750
Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 18 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED88$166,85246$215,7391$41,000
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED28$171,96414$202,2142$71,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED23$206,34814$158,0001$93,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN3$314,3333$287,3330$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$02$156,0000$0
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Gregg, TX
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Gregg, TX - Value
Most common first names in Gregg County, TX among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James96771.8 years
William79375.2 years
Mary79378.2 years
John74274.2 years
Robert54570.9 years
Charles39870.9 years
George35775.5 years
Willie33875.9 years
Thomas28673.7 years
Dorothy25775.2 years
Most common last names in Gregg County, TX among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith57575.3 years
Williams43573.5 years
Jones43375.0 years
Johnson38174.4 years
Davis27774.7 years
Brown25573.6 years
Moore22073.5 years
Jackson21770.8 years
Wilson19575.0 years
Taylor17874.4 years
Businesses in Gregg County, TX
NameCountNameCount
AT&T2Lane Furniture2
Ace Hardware1Little Caesars Pizza2
Advance Auto Parts2Mazda1
Arby's1McDonald's8
AutoZone3Microtel1
Baymont Inn1Motel 61
Best Western2New Balance1
Burger King4Nike5
CVS3Nissan1
Chevrolet2Papa John's Pizza2
Chick-Fil-A1Penske1
Church's Chicken4Pier 1 Imports1
Circle K1Pizza Hut4
Comfort Suites1Popeyes2
Dairy Queen5Quality1
Days Inn2RadioShack2
Dennys1Ramada2
Domino's Pizza1SONIC Drive-In13
FedEx20Sears1
Finish Line1Spencer Gifts1
GameStop2Subway6
Goodwill2Super 81
H&R Block6T-Mobile3
Havertys Furniture1T.J.Maxx1
Hilton3Taco Bell5
Holiday Inn2Toyota1
Honda1Toys"R"Us1
Jack In The Box3U-Haul7
Jones New York2UPS24
Justice1Verizon Wireless1
KFC3Volkswagen1
Kmart1Waffle House1
Kroger1Walgreens3
La Quinta1Walmart3
La-Z-Boy1Wendy's2

Gregg County on our top lists:

  • #52 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest number of births per 1000 residents 2007-2013"
  • #52 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest number of births per 1000 residents 2007-2013 (pop 50,000+)"
  • #55 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Sulfur Oxides Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
  • #72 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #72 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating to foreign countries in 2011 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #87 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest Nitrogen Dioxide air pollution readings in 2012 (ppm)"
  • #91 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating to foreign countries in 2011"