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Grimes County, Texas (TX)

County population in 2014: 27,172 (31% urban, 69% rural); it was 23,552 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 3,264
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 3,568
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 6,032
Renter-occupied apartments: 2,070 (it was 1,721 in 2000)
% of renters here:

22%
State:

36%

Land area: 794 sq. mi.

Water area: 7.6 sq. mi.

Population density: 34 people per square mile   (low).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Grimes County: 80.0 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (30.4%), Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services (11.5%), Manufacturing (11.0%), Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (11.0%), Retail trade (10.7%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 59%
  • Government: 1%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 40%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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Races in Grimes County, Texas:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (60.6%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (21.2%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (16.3%)
  • Two or more races (1.1%)
Median resident age:  40.0 years
Texas median age:  33.0 years
Males: 14,796  (54.5%)
Females: 12,376  (45.5%)
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Grimes County,TX real estate house value trend

Average household size:
Grimes County:

2.0 people
Texas:

3 people
Estimated median household income in 2013: $46,422 ($32,280 in 1999)

This county:

$46422
Texas:

$51704

Median contract rent in 2013 for apartments: $430 (lower quartile is $332, upper quartile is $546)
This county:

$430
State:

$711


Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $95,134 (it was $57,100 in 2000)
Grimes:

$95,134
Texas:

$132,000
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $51,839 - $172,028
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,062
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $402

Institutionalized population: 2,943

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

  • Murders: 1
  • Rapes: 0
  • Robberies: 3
  • Assaults: 28
  • Burglaries: 161
  • Thefts: 206
  • Auto thefts: 17

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

  • Murders: 2
  • Rapes: 0
  • Robberies: 3
  • Assaults: 12
  • Burglaries: 117
  • Thefts: 82
  • Auto thefts: 18
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2007: 17 buildings, average cost: $98,000
  • 2008: 11 buildings, average cost: $129,200
  • 2009: 15 buildings, average cost: $118,400
  • 2010: 3 buildings, average cost: $150,000
  • 2011: 13 buildings, average cost: $120,800
  • 2012: 25 buildings, average cost: $74,800
  • 2013: 19 buildings, average cost: $82,100
  • 2014: 15 buildings, average cost: $107,700

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,481 (1.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $1,218 (1.3%)

Grimes County household income distribution in 2009 Grimes County home values distribution Grimes County contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 19.6%
(15.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 45.0% for Black residents, 16.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 9.4% for American Indian residents, 15.1% for other race residents, 9.6% for two or more races residents)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 19.1%
Grimes County:

19.1%
Texas:

17.5%
(15.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 45.5% for Black residents, 16.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 8.0% for American Indian residents, 14.3% for other race residents, 9.7% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2013: 40 years old
(Males: 40 years old, Females: 41 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 47 years old, Black residents: 37 years old, American Indian residents: 30 years old, Asian residents: 34 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 27 years old, Other race residents: 29 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Grimes County is $471 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $525 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $684 a month.

Cities in this county include: Anderson-Bedias, Navasota, Bedias, Iola, Anderson, Todd Mission.

Grimes 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: Amite County, Mississippi , Jefferson Davis Parish, Louisiana , Washington Parish, Louisiana , Gillespie County , Lowndes County, Georgia , Washington County .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

5.2%
Texas:

4.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 787
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 67.3%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 10.3%

Number of foreign born residents: 1,188 (30% naturalized citizens)

Grimes County:

5.0%
Whole state:

13.9%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1995 to March 2000: 210
  • 1990 to 1994: 299
  • 1985 to 1989: 184
  • 1980 to 1984: 246
  • 1975 to 1979: 99
  • 1970 to 1974: 25
  • 1970 to 1974: 52
  • 1965 to 1969: 73

Mean travel time to work (commute): 32.4 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 55.3%

Grimes County marital status for males Grimes County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 6,367
  • One, attached: 140
  • Two: 135
  • 3 or 4: 137
  • 5 to 9: 35
  • 10 to 19: 55
  • 20 or more: 109
  • Mobile homes: 2,465
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 47

Housing units in Grimes County with a mortgage: 1,239 (35 second mortgage, 40 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 1,630

Here:

0.0% with mortgage
State:

64.2% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Grimes County

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic7,1234
Evangelical Protestant4,62226
Mainline Protestant96513
Other2984
None13,596-
Grimes 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
Grimes County:

1.56 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.


Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
This county:

1.17 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.11 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 15
Grimes County:

5.85 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 6
This county:

2.34 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.13 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Grimes County:

10.6%
Texas:

8.9%

Adult obesity rate:
Grimes County:

28.0%
State:

26.6%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

15.7%
State:

15.7%

Agriculture in Grimes County:

Average size of farms: 243 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $18,659
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $112.75
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 3.05%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 85.81%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $21,483
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 9.65%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 4.76%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $28,559
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 93.72%
Average age of principal farm operators: 58 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 20.95
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 0.51%
Vegetables: 274 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 237 acres

Earthquake activity:

Grimes County-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Texas state average. It is 89% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/16/1978 at 11:46:54, a magnitude 5.3 (4.4 MB, 4.6 UK, 5.3 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 331.2 miles away from Grimes County center
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 172.7 miles away from the county center
On 4/14/1995 at 00:32:56, a magnitude 5.7 (5.6 MB, 5.7 MS, 5.7 MW, Depth: 11.1 mi) earthquake occurred 440.1 miles away from the county center
On 2/10/2006 at 04:14:22, a magnitude 5.3 (4.2 MB, 5.3 MS, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 394.7 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 163.6 miles away from Grimes County center
On 9/6/1997 at 23:38:00, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 LG, 4.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 289.9 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:

  • TexasHurricane Ike, Incident Period: September 7, 2008 to October 2, 2008, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1791): September 13, 2008, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1791, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • TexasWildfires, Incident Period: March 14, 2008 to September 1, 2008, Emergency Declared (EM-3284): March 14, 2008, FEMA Id: FEMA-EM-3284, Natural disaster type: Fire
  • TexasHurricane Rita, Incident Period: September 23, 2005 to October 14, 2005, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1606): September 24, 2005, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1606, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • TexasHurricane Rita, Incident Period: September 20, 2005 to October 14, 2005, Emergency Declared (EM-3261): September 21, 2005, FEMA Id: FEMA-EM-3261, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • TexasHurricane Katrina, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 1, 2005, Emergency Declared (EM-3216): September 2, 2005, FEMA Id: FEMA-EM-3216, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • TexasSevere Storms & Flooding, Incident Period: June 5, 2001 to June 20, 2001, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1379): June 9, 2001, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1379, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • TexasExtreme Fire Hazards, Incident Period: August 1, 1999 to December 10, 1999, Emergency Declared (EM-3142): September 1, 1999, FEMA Id: FEMA-EM-3142, Natural disaster type: Fire
  • TexasSevere Storms, Flooding and Tornadoes, Incident Period: October 17, 1998 to November 15, 1998, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1257): October 21, 1998, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1257, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • TexasSevere Storm,Thunderstorms, Flooding, Incident Period: October 14, 1994 to November 8, 1994, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1041): October 18, 1994, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1041, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • TexasExtreme Fire Hazard, Incident Period: August 30, 1993 to November 15, 1993, Emergency Declared (EM-3113): September 10, 1993, FEMA Id: FEMA-EM-3113, Natural disaster type: Fire

The number of natural disasters in Grimes County (10) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 5
Emergencies Declared: 5

Class of Workers

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Health care and social assistance (14%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
  • Public administration (4%)
  • Construction (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (19%)
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Construction (5%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (18%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (18%)
  • Transportation occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (18%)
  • Sales and related occupations (14%)
  • Management occupations (12%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (11%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (10%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (6%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (6%)

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

  • Mexico (77%)
  • El Salvador (6%)
  • Vietnam (2%)
  • Venezuela (2%)
  • Pakistan (2%)
  • Honduras (2%)
  • Iran (1%)

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

  • German (15%)
  • United States or American (13%)
  • Polish (6%)
  • English (6%)
  • Irish (6%)
  • Scotch-Irish (2%)
  • French (except Basque) (2%)

Grimes County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 6,604 (76%)
  • Carpooled: 1,391 (16%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 15 (0%)
  • Motorcycle: 14 (0%)
  • Walked: 166 (2%)
  • Other means: 115 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 417 (5%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders ($)


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

  • 2,467 people in state prisons
  • 217 people in nursing homes
  • 41 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 3 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 3 people in other noninstitutional group quarters

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

  • 2,736 people in state prisons
  • 207 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 69 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $43,768.

8.20% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($39,395 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.20%
Texas average:

7.14%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
6.82% relocated from other counties in Texas ($32,003 average AGI)
1.38% relocated from other states ($7,392 average AGI)
Grimes County:

1.38%
Texas average:

2.49%

Percentage of residents relocating from other counties or countries


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Brazos County, TX  1.62% ($34,364 average AGI)
from Harris County, TX  1.46% ($49,109)
from Montgomery County, TX  1.24% ($43,634)
from Walker County, TX  0.32% ($32,000)
from Waller County, TX  0.26% ($40,476)
from Madison County, TX  0.22% ($24,500)
from Washington County, TX  0.17% ($37,214)


7.96% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($29,971 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.96%
Texas average:

6.69%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
6.90% relocated to other counties in Texas ($26,440 average AGI)
1.06% relocated to other states ($3,530 average AGI)
Grimes County:

1.06%
Texas average:

2.01%

Percentage of residents relocating to other counties or countries


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Brazos County, TX  2.06% ($30,545 average AGI)
to Harris County, TX  1.09% ($29,580)
to Montgomery County, TX  0.97% ($38,000)
to Walker County, TX  0.25% ($22,350)
to Washington County, TX  0.23% ($27,053)
to Madison County, TX  0.19% ($30,867)
to Waller County, TX  0.19% ($21,933)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 14.1
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 13.6

Births per 1000 population in Grimes County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 9.9
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 9.7
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 9.7

Deaths per 1000 population in Grimes County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 6.1
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 5.9

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Grimes County

Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 27.4%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 18.1%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Grimes County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19

Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Grimes County


Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 3,665 (3,064 aged, 601 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 1,267 (21%)

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Aged persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Disabled persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Most common underlying causes of death in Grimes County, Texas in 1999 - 2014:

  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (399)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (282)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (256)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (166)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (116)
  • Atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease, so described (112)
  • Congestive heart failure (100)
  • Colon, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (77)
  • Breast, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (61)
  • Unspecified diabetes mellitus, without complications (50)

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

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 3.96
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 2955.510
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 99.05
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 22752.66

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1329.790
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 825.660
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 7.94

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 17.17
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 55.57

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 3.97

Crimes per 100,000 population in 1996: 1

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 162.2. This is more than state average.

Household type by relationship:

Households: 23,592
  • In family households: 20,570 (4,537 male householders, 1,824 female householders)
    4,734 spouses, 6,919 children (6,305 natural, 138 adopted, 476 stepchildren), 948 grandchildren, 265 brothers or sisters, 184 parents, 389 other relatives, 550 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 3,022 (1,279 male householders (1,062 living alone)), 1,262 female householders (1,087 living alone)), 481 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 3,012 (2,943 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 2,659 2-persons, 1,497 3-persons, 1,109 4-persons, 623 5-persons, 264 6-persons, 209 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 2,149 1-person, 331 2-persons, 41 3-persons, 12 4-persons, 8 5-persons.

3,857 married couples with children.
1,257 single-parent households (303 men, 954 women).

85.9% of residents of Grimes County speak English at home.
12.3% of residents speak Spanish at home (62% speak English very well, 21% speak English well, 13% speak English not well, 5% don't speak English at all).
1.5% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (74% speak English very well, 17% speak English well, 8% speak English not well).
0.3% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (69% speak English very well, 17% speak English well, 7% speak English not well, 7% don't speak English at all).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $117,053,000 ($4637 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $2,975,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $50,061,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $26,640,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $169,000
Federal grants: $34,882,000
Federal procurement contracts: $2,114,000 ($888,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $3,186,000 ($72,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $27,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $3,811,000
Federal Government insurance: $9,463,000

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

Births: 1,714
Here:

68 per 1000 residents
State:

85 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 1,275
Here:

51 per 1000 residents
State:

35 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +155
Here:

+6 per 1000 residents
State:

+29 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +1,088
Here:

+43 per 1000 residents
State:

+10 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Grimes County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 2.41 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.3
State:

5.8

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.5
State:

3.8

Year house built

  • 2005 or later: 302
  • 2000 to 2004: 2,274
  • 1990 to 1999: 2,450
  • 1980 to 1989: 1,949
  • 1970 to 1979: 1,867
  • 1960 to 1969: 797
  • 1950 to 1959: 523
  • 1940 to 1949: 427
  • 1939 or earlier: 413
Rooms in houses/apartments in Grimes County, Texas
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • 1 room: 37
  • 2 rooms: 120
  • 3 rooms: 482
  • 4 rooms: 964
  • 5 rooms: 1,679
  • 6 rooms: 1,366
  • 7 rooms: 781
  • 8 rooms: 341
  • 9+ rooms: 262
  • 1 room: 66
  • 2 rooms: 164
  • 3 rooms: 188
  • 4 rooms: 439
  • 5 rooms: 403
  • 6 rooms: 254
  • 7 rooms: 121
  • 8 rooms: 78
  • 9+ rooms: 8
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Grimes County, Texas
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 49
  • 1 bedroom: 300
  • 2 bedrooms: 1,811
  • 3 bedrooms: 3,305
  • 4 bedrooms: 511
  • 5+ bedrooms: 56
  • no bedroom: 109
  • 1 bedroom: 284
  • 2 bedrooms: 657
  • 3 bedrooms: 589
  • 4 bedrooms: 80
  • 5+ bedrooms: 2
Cars and other vehicles available in Grimes County, Texas in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 391
  • 1 vehicle: 1,843
  • 2 vehicles: 2,485
  • 3 vehicles: 1,037
  • 4 vehicles: 201
  • 5+ vehicles: 75
  • no vehicle: 340
  • 1 vehicle: 735
  • 2 vehicles: 457
  • 3 vehicles: 148
  • 4 vehicles: 26
  • 5+ vehicles: 15

59% of Grimes County residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 36% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 82% lived in Texas.

Grimes County:

58.7%
State average:

51.6%

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

  • This state: 18383
  • Northeast: 429
  • Midwest: 1435
  • South: 1473
  • West: 543

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $13,500


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 3%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 3%

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Grimes County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Electricity (48.7%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (30.9%)
  • Utility gas (17.7%)
  • Wood (1.8%)
  • Electricity (44.6%)
  • Utility gas (31.7%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (19.6%)
  • Wood (2.0%)
  • No fuel used (1.6%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (0.5%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 43
Here:

1.5%
Texas:

6.8%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 51
Here:

3.2%
Texas:

6.2%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 103
Here:

14.9%
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 (Noninstitutionalized)

Grimes County government finances - Expenditure in 2002:

  • Construction - Financial Administration: $1,460,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $2,121,000
    Police Protection: $1,902,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,264,000
    Financial Administration: $1,103,000
    Central Staff Services: $992,000
    General Public Buildings: $339,000
    Health Services - Other: $278,000
    General - Other: $98,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $88,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Financial Administration: $283,000
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $2,416,000

Grimes County government finances - Revenue in 2002:

  • Charges - All Other: $1,674,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $618,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $830,000
    Rents: $149,000
    Interest Earnings: $135,000
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $558,000
  • Tax - Property: $4,428,000
    Total General Sales: $655,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $645,000

Grimes County government finances - Debt in 2002:

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $2,185,000
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Other NEC: $300,000
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $1,845,000
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $640,000

Grimes County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002:

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $1,980,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 636
  • Number of aged recipients: 106
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 530
  • Number of recipients under 18: 101
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 346
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 189
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 258
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 267
Grimes County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
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Grimes County Fatal accident statistics for 1995 - 2014
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Most common first names in Grimes County, TX among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary11280.0 years
John9272.6 years
James8572.2 years
William8074.0 years
Willie8076.6 years
Robert7472.0 years
George4974.8 years
Joe4673.7 years
Charles4671.6 years
Annie4381.3 years
Most common last names in Grimes County, TX among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Williams8276.0 years
Smith6574.4 years
Davis4378.4 years
Johnson4076.1 years
Schroeder3875.5 years
Jones3176.5 years
Taylor2871.8 years
Harris2677.0 years
White2674.4 years
Mitchell2571.1 years
Businesses in Grimes County, TX
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1McDonald's1
Best Western1Pizza Hut1
Chevrolet1Popeyes1
Church's Chicken1SONIC Drive-In1
Dairy Queen1Subway1
FedEx1Super 81
H&R Block2U-Haul2
Lane Furniture1Walmart1