Hardeman County, Texas (TX)

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County population in 2012: 4,082 (all rural); it was 4,724 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 479
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 756
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 1,423
Renter-occupied apartments: 487 (it was 520 in 2000)
% of renters here:

27%
State:

36%

Land area: 695 sq. mi.

Water area: 1.6 sq. mi.

Population density: 6 people per square mile   (very low).

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Hardeman County: 78.8 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (56.7%), Educational, health and social services (30.0%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 20%
  • Government: 29%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 52%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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Races in Hardeman County, Texas:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (71.0%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (21.5%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (5.2%)
  • Two or more races (1.6%)
Median resident age:  42.0 years
Texas median age:  33.0 years
Males: 2,051  (53.9%)
Females: 2,088  (46.1%)
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Average household size:
Hardeman County:

2.0 people
Texas:

3 people
Estimated median household income in 2013: $36,239 ($28,312 in 1999)

This county:

$36239
Texas:

$51704

Median contract rent in 2013 for apartments: $265 (lower quartile is $213, upper quartile is $364)
This county:

$265
State:

$711


Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $47,926 (it was $31,000 in 2000)
Hardeman:

$47,926
Texas:

$132,000
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $26,068 - $89,071
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $769
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $333

Institutionalized population: 6

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):

Hardeman County, TX map from a distance

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2007: 1 building, cost: $34,000
  • 2008: 0 buildings
  • 2009: 0 buildings

Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,006 (1.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $704 (1.5%)

Hardeman County household income distribution in 2009 Hardeman County home values distribution Hardeman County contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 26.6%
(14.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 51.1% for Black residents, 56.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 21.7% for other race residents, 45.6% for two or more races residents)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 26.4%
Hardeman County:

26.4%
Texas:

17.5%
(14.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 51.6% for Black residents, 54.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 20.8% for other race residents, 45.5% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2013: 44 years old
(Males: 46 years old, Females: 44 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 50 years old, Black residents: 34 years old, Asian residents: 67 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 26 years old, Other race residents: 34 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Hardeman County is $389 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $484 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $617 a month.

Cities in this county include: Quanah, Chillicothe, Goodlett.

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

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Notable locations in this county outside city limits:

Notable locations in Hardeman County: Liberty Community Hall (A), Moffett Ranch (B), Lake Pauline Powerplant (C), Quanah Country Club (D), Kimble County Library (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Hardeman County include: Prairie View Church (A), Hooleyan Church (B), Patterson Street Church of Christ (C), Macedonia Baptist Church (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Big Valley Cemetery (1), Elba Cemetery (2), Johnson Cemetery (3), Scott Cemetery (4), Goodlett Cemetery (5), Chillicothe Cemetery (6). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoirs: Quanah Country Club North Lake (A), Quanah Country Club South Lake (B), Williams Lake (C), Lake Copper Breaks (D), Canyon Tank (E), Big Pond Reservoir (F), Lake Copper Breaks (G), Lake Pauline (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creeks: Arkansas Creek (A), South Fork Wanderers Creek (B), Kid Creek (C), Devils Creek (D), Yampalita Creek (E), Talking John Creek (F), Clear Creek (G), Squaw Creek (H), Papoose Creek (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Hardeman County: Copper Breaks State Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Neighboring counties: Harmon County, Oklahoma , Jackson County, Oklahoma , Childress County , Cottle County , Foard County , Wilbarger County .

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

4.6%
Texas:

5.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 99
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 70.7%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 12.8%

Number of foreign born residents: 119 (46% naturalized citizens)

Hardeman County:

2.5%
Whole state:

13.9%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1995 to March 2000: 26
  • 1990 to 1994: 21
  • 1985 to 1989: 11
  • 1980 to 1984: 21
  • 1975 to 1979: 15
  • 1970 to 1974: 9
  • 1970 to 1974: 11
  • 1965 to 1969: 5

Mean travel time to work (commute): 15.7 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 72.3%

Hardeman County marital status for males Hardeman County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:


Housing units in Hardeman County with a mortgage: 341 (0 second mortgage, 15 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 787

Here:

0.0% with mortgage
State:

64.2% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Hardeman County

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant2,93110
Mainline Protestant8494
Catholic901
Other3-
None266-
Hardeman 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: 2
Hardeman County:

4.88 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.



Number of convenience stores (with gas): 4
Hardeman County:

9.76 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 5
This county:

12.20 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.13 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Hardeman County:

10.5%
Texas:

8.9%

Adult obesity rate:
Hardeman County:

27.4%
State:

26.6%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

14.2%
State:

15.7%

Agriculture in Hardeman County:

Average size of farms: 1006 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $48,979
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $100.35
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 0.00%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 59.42%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $44,439
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 19.70%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $44,772
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 85.47%
Average age of principal farm operators: 60 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 7.38
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 2.11%
All wheat for grain: 47910 harvested acres
Upland cotton: 6294 harvested acres
Vegetables: 570 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 66 acres

Tornado activity:

Hardeman County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly below Texas state average. It is 4314301.9 times below overall U.S. average.
Tornadoes in this county have caused 2 injuries recorded between 1950 and 2004.
On 8/18/1970, a category 2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado injured one person and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Hardeman County-area historical earthquake activity is above Texas state average. It is 62% 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 105.6 miles away from Hardeman 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 349.5 miles away from the county center
On 1/2/1992 at 11:45:35, a magnitude 5.0 (4.6 MB, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 237.3 miles away from the county center
On 2/15/1974 at 13:33:49, a magnitude 4.6 (4.5 MB, 4.6 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 162.7 miles away from the county center
On 4/28/1998 at 14:13:01, a magnitude 4.2 (3.9 MB, 4.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 82.0 miles away from Hardeman County center
On 1/18/1995 at 15:51:39, a magnitude 4.2 (4.0 LG, 4.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 125.8 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:


The number of natural disasters in Hardeman County (7) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 1
Emergencies Declared: 6

Class of Workers

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females

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

  • Mexico (76%)
  • India (14%)
  • Argentina (7%)
  • Japan (3%)

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

  • United States or American (23%)
  • English (15%)
  • Irish (10%)
  • German (5%)
  • Scotch-Irish (2%)
  • Dutch (2%)
  • French (except Basque) (2%)

Hardeman County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 1,683 (80%)
  • Carpooled: 296 (14%)
  • Motorcycle: 7 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 5 (0%)
  • Walked: 58 (3%)
  • Other means: 17 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 27 (1%)

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders


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

  • 47 people in nursing homes
  • 12 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 4 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 4 people in wards in general hospitals for patients who have no usual home elsewhere
15 people in group homes intended for adults
6 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $38,779.

8.63% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($28,452 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.63%
Texas average:

7.14%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
6.75% relocated from other counties in Texas ($23,304 average AGI)
1.88% relocated from other states ($5,148 average AGI)
Hardeman County:

1.88%
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 Wilbarger County, TX  1.73% ($26,957 average AGI)


7.73% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($29,529 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.73%
Texas average:

6.69%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
6.52% relocated to other counties in Texas ($26,735 average AGI)
1.21% relocated to other states ($2,794 average AGI)
Hardeman County:

1.21%
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 Wilbarger County, TX  2.20% ($24,414 average AGI)
to Wichita County, TX  0.76% ($45,100)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 12.4
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 11.7

Births per 1000 population in Hardeman County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 15.6
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 12.9
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2013: 8.7

Deaths per 1000 population in Hardeman County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 5.0
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 16.0

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Hardeman County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2003: 991 (887 aged, 104 disabled)
Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 20%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 20%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 45.72
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 5326.930
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 1028.810
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 40534.98

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1514.800
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 629.220

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 21.78
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 116.520

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 23.3

Household type by relationship:

Households: 4,118

Size of family households: 563 2-persons, 244 3-persons, 182 4-persons, 101 5-persons, 30 6-persons, 19 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 504 1-person, 64 2-persons, 9 3-persons, 5 4-persons, 1 7-or-more-persons.

839 married couples with children.
244 single-parent households (48 men, 196 women).

88.1% of residents of Hardeman County speak English at home.
11.7% of residents speak Spanish at home (70% speak English very well, 23% speak English well, 7% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).
0.1% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (100% speak English very well).
0.1% of residents speak other language at home (100% speak English well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $41,731,000 ($9541 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $491,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $13,784,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $9,288,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $4,862,000
Federal grants: $12,788,000
Federal procurement contracts: $182,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $826,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $178,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $561,000
Federal Government insurance: $5,163,000

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

Births: 274
Here:

64 per 1000 residents
State:

85 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 348
Here:

81 per 1000 residents
State:

35 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +26
Here:

+6 per 1000 residents
State:

+29 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -373
Here -87 per 1000 residents
State +10 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Hardeman County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 0.15 millions of gallons per day (80% from ground, 20% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.6
State:

5.8

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.7
State:

3.8

Year house built

  • 2005 or later: 0
  • 2000 to 2004: 62
  • 1990 to 1999: 191
  • 1980 to 1989: 238
  • 1970 to 1979: 212
  • 1960 to 1969: 380
  • 1950 to 1959: 377
  • 1940 to 1949: 372
  • 1939 or earlier: 585
Rooms in houses/apartments in Hardeman County, Texas
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • 1 room: 2
  • 2 rooms: 6
  • 3 rooms: 30
  • 4 rooms: 196
  • 5 rooms: 425
  • 6 rooms: 418
  • 7 rooms: 188
  • 8 rooms: 105
  • 9+ rooms: 53
  • 1 room: 9
  • 2 rooms: 9
  • 3 rooms: 74
  • 4 rooms: 135
  • 5 rooms: 165
  • 6 rooms: 93
  • 7 rooms: 23
  • 8 rooms: 4
  • 9+ rooms: 8
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Hardeman County, Texas
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 5
  • 1 bedroom: 28
  • 2 bedrooms: 427
  • 3 bedrooms: 797
  • 4 bedrooms: 133
  • 5+ bedrooms: 33
  • no bedroom: 11
  • 1 bedroom: 82
  • 2 bedrooms: 223
  • 3 bedrooms: 188
  • 4 bedrooms: 11
  • 5+ bedrooms: 5
Cars and other vehicles available in Hardeman County, Texas in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 81
  • 1 vehicle: 386
  • 2 vehicles: 589
  • 3 vehicles: 252
  • 4 vehicles: 87
  • 5+ vehicles: 28
  • no vehicle: 76
  • 1 vehicle: 245
  • 2 vehicles: 158
  • 3 vehicles: 38
  • 4 vehicles: 3
  • 5+ vehicles: 0

60% of Hardeman County residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 58% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 68% lived in Texas.

Hardeman County:

60.1%
State average:

51.6%

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

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $9,999


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 2%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 3%

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Hardeman County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (72.9%)
  • Electricity (16.0%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (10.2%)
  • Utility gas (78.1%)
  • Electricity (13.7%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (8.3%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


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

0.0%
Texas:

6.8%

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

0.0%
Texas:

6.2%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 5
Here:

5.3%
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)

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

Hardeman County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1993
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Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Hardeman County Fatal accident statistics for 1994 - 2013
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Most common first names in Hardeman County, TX among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William9079.7 years
James7674.1 years
John6576.7 years
Mary6381.8 years
Robert4075.1 years
Ruby3181.8 years
George2777.8 years
Joe2674.6 years
Annie2683.5 years
Thomas2677.1 years
Most common last names in Hardeman County, TX among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Jones3479.2 years
Davis3180.0 years
Brown2878.5 years
Smith2677.5 years
Morris2172.0 years
Williams2078.9 years
Jackson2073.9 years
White1875.6 years
Johnson1776.2 years
Brandon1781.0 years
Businesses in Hardeman County, TX
NameCountNameCount
Best Western1U.S. Cellular1
H&R Block1UPS1
U-Haul1

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