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Hardin County, Texas (TX)

County population in 2014: 55,621 (48% urban, 52% rural); it was 48,073 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 8,383
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 8,046
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 14,694
Renter-occupied apartments: 4,033 (it was 3,111 in 2000)
% of renters here:

17%
State:

36%

Land area: 894 sq. mi.

Water area: 3.0 sq. mi.

Population density: 62 people per square mile   (average).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Hardin County: 80.9 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing (17.8%), Construction (14.7%), Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (14.7%), Retail trade (14.2%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 74%
  • Government: 6%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 20%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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Races in Hardin County, Texas:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (88.0%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (5.8%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (4.4%)
  • Two or more races (0.9%)
  • Asian alone (0.5%)
Median resident age:  38.0 years
Texas median age:  33.0 years
Males: 27,428  (49.3%)
Females: 28,193  (50.7%)
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Hardin County,TX real estate house value trend

Average household size:
Hardin County:

2.0 people
Texas:

3 people
Estimated median household income in 2013: $52,130 ($37,612 in 1999)

This county:

$52130
Texas:

$51704

Median contract rent in 2013 for apartments: $648 (lower quartile is $519, upper quartile is $764)
This county:

$648
State:

$711


Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $102,815 (it was $62,100 in 2000)
Hardin:

$102,815
Texas:

$132,000
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $54,317 - $172,766
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,107
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $353

Institutionalized population: 354

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

  • Murders: 3
  • Rapes: 0
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 44
  • Burglaries: 161
  • Thefts: 202
  • Auto thefts: 71

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

  • Murders: 1
  • Rapes: 2
  • Robberies: 4
  • Assaults: 47
  • Burglaries: 127
  • Thefts: 221
  • Auto thefts: 54
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2007: 141 buildings, average cost: $105,900
  • 2008: 97 buildings, average cost: $96,200
  • 2009: 126 buildings, average cost: $107,700
  • 2010: 87 buildings, average cost: $115,000
  • 2011: 73 buildings, average cost: $145,200
  • 2012: 94 buildings, average cost: $109,100
  • 2013: 96 buildings, average cost: $140,100
  • 2014: 117 buildings, average cost: $136,900

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: $1,707 (1.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $902 (1.2%)

Hardin County household income distribution in 2009 Hardin County home values distribution Hardin County contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 11.2%
(10.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 18.2% for Black residents, 11.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 11.5% for American Indian residents, 6.5% for other race residents, 25.7% for two or more races residents)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 10.9%
Hardin County:

10.9%
Texas:

17.5%
(10.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 18.4% for Black residents, 10.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 10.2% for American Indian residents, 6.2% for other race residents, 25.7% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2013: 39 years old
(Males: 38 years old, Females: 40 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 40 years old, Black residents: 37 years old, American Indian residents: 50 years old, Asian residents: 44 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 29 years old, Other race residents: 42 years old)

Area name: Beaumont-Port Arthur, TX MSA
Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Hardin County is $477 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $570 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $707 a month.

Cities in this county include: Chance-Loeb, Lumberton, Silsbee, Saratoga-Batson, Kountze, Sour Lake, Pinewood Estates, Rose Hill Acres.

Hardin 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 Hardin County: West Ranch (A), Circle Bar Ranch (B), Dead Mans Ford (C), Deike Ranch (D), Harvey Ranch (E), Hereford Hills Ranch (F), Kilborn Ranch (G), Peese Ranch (H), Robinson Community Hall (I), Rocky Creek Ranch (J), Voyles Lazy V Ranch (K), WE Four Ranch (L), Duval County Library (M), Happy Old Folks Home (N), Round Mountain Stage-Coach Inn and Stable (O). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Hardin County include: Rocky Community Church (A), Saint Mary Church (B), Mount Horebe Church (C), Walnut Hill Church (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Miller Creek Cemetery (1), Henly Cemetery (2), Davis Cemetery (3), Wegner Cemetery (4), Round Mountain Cemetery (5), Payton Cemetery (6), Comanche Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Mustang Lake (A), Taylor Lake (B), Lake Johnson City (C), Wayne Smith Lake (D), Soil Conservation Service Site 1 Reservoir (E), Tatum Lake (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Blasingame Creek (A), Yeager Creek (B), Williams Creek (C), Walker Branch (D), Turkey Creek (E), Town Creek (F), Towhead Creek (G), Sycamore Creek (H), Smith Spring Branch (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Hardin County: Pedernales Falls State Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Neighboring counties: Cameron Parish, Louisiana , Blanco County , Lafayette Parish, Louisiana , Union County, Florida , West Feliciana Parish, Louisiana , Mason County , Presidio County .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

5.4%
Texas:

4.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 1,418
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 79.5%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 13.0%

Number of foreign born residents: 604 (54% naturalized citizens)

Hardin County:

1.3%
Whole state:

13.9%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1995 to March 2000: 70
  • 1990 to 1994: 65
  • 1985 to 1989: 89
  • 1980 to 1984: 106
  • 1975 to 1979: 48
  • 1970 to 1974: 50
  • 1970 to 1974: 37
  • 1965 to 1969: 139

Mean travel time to work (commute): 29.7 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 40.2%

Hardin County marital status for males Hardin County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 12,845
  • One, attached: 110
  • Two: 220
  • 3 or 4: 130
  • 5 to 9: 177
  • 10 to 19: 117
  • 20 or more: 244
  • Mobile homes: 5,867
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 126

Housing units in Hardin County with a mortgage: 4,590 (89 second mortgage, 261 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 4,683

Here:

0.0% with mortgage
State:

64.2% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Hardin County

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant21,99378
Catholic3,2144
Mainline Protestant3,2118
Other8524
Black Protestant6125
None24,753-
Hardin 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: 11
Hardin County:

2.13 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.


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

0.58 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.11 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 29
Hardin County:

5.63 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 17
This county:

3.30 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.13 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Hardin County:

10.6%
Texas:

8.9%

Adult obesity rate:
Hardin County:

27.9%
State:

26.6%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

13.8%
State:

15.7%

Agriculture in Hardin County:

Average size of farms: 133 acres
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $10,300
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 10.74%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 12.33%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $21,037
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 97.49%
Average age of principal farm operators: 53 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 13.67
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 0.76%
Corn for grain: 7 harvested acres
Vegetables: 35 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 115 acres

Tornado activity:

Hardin County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly below Texas state average. It is 9874779.3 times below overall U.S. average.
Tornadoes in this county have caused 20 injuries recorded between 1950 and 2004.
On 8/10/1980, a category 2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado injured 20 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Hardin County-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Texas state average. It is 92% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 2/10/2006 at 04:14:22, a magnitude 5.3 (4.2 MB, 5.3 MS, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 303.0 miles away from Hardin 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 251.1 miles away from the county center
On 6/16/1978 at 11:46:54, a magnitude 5.3 (4.4 MB, 4.6 UK, 5.3 ML) earthquake occurred 422.4 miles away from the county center
On 1/21/1982 at 00:33:54, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 357.1 miles away from the 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 324.0 miles away from Hardin County center
On 5/4/2001 at 06:42:12, a magnitude 4.7 (4.2 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 359.7 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • TexasHurricane Ike, Incident Period: September 7, 2008 to September 26, 2008, Emergency Declared (EM-3294): September 10, 2008, FEMA Id: FEMA-EM-3294, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • 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
  • TexasHurricane Gustav, Incident Period: August 27, 2008 to September 7, 2008, Emergency Declared (EM-3290): August 29, 2008, FEMA Id: FEMA-EM-3290, 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
  • TexasLoss of the Space Shuttle Columbia, Incident Period: February 1, 2003, Emergency Declared (EM-3171): February 1, 2003, FEMA Id: FEMA-EM-3171, Natural disaster type: Other
  • TexasSevere Storms, Tornadoes, and Flooding, Incident Period: October 24, 2002 to November 15, 2002, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1439): November 5, 2002, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1439, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • 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
  • 7 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Hardin County (17) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 8

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 6, Hurricanes: 6, Storms: 6, Fires: 3, Tornadoes: 3, Tropical Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Class of Workers

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Health care and social assistance (18%)
  • Educational services (16%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (4%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (21%)
  • Educational services (19%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Manufacturing (8%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (20%)
  • Production occupations (12%)
  • Management occupations (11%)
  • Sales and related occupations (11%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (8%)
  • Transportation occupations (7%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (5%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (21%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (15%)
  • Sales and related occupations (14%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (7%)
  • Management occupations (7%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (6%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (5%)

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

  • Mexico (29%)
  • India (15%)
  • United Kingdom (9%)
  • Germany (8%)
  • Canada (8%)
  • China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (3%)
  • Vietnam (3%)

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

  • United States or American (28%)
  • Irish (11%)
  • German (9%)
  • English (8%)
  • French (except Basque) (7%)
  • Italian (3%)
  • Scotch-Irish (3%)

Hardin County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 17,181 (85%)
  • Carpooled: 2,187 (11%)
  • Motorcycle: 36 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 87 (0%)
  • Walked: 199 (1%)
  • Other means: 252 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 372 (2%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

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


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

  • 323 people in nursing homes
  • 81 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 12 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 6 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 4 people in job corps and vocational training facilities

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

  • 351 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 18 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 8 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 3 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $57,468.

7.61% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($44,116 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.61%
Texas average:

7.14%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
6.24% relocated from other counties in Texas ($35,665 average AGI)
1.36% relocated from other states ($8,450 average AGI)
Hardin County:

1.36%
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 Jefferson County, TX  2.75% ($48,853 average AGI)
from Orange County, TX  0.66% ($39,276)
from Harris County, TX  0.38% ($44,268)
from Jasper County, TX  0.33% ($40,177)
from Tyler County, TX  0.33% ($32,452)
from Liberty County, TX  0.23% ($33,186)
from Montgomery County, TX  0.12% ($40,913)


7.54% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($41,615 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.54%
Texas average:

6.69%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
6.16% relocated to other counties in Texas ($32,629 average AGI)
1.39% relocated to other states ($8,986 average AGI)
Hardin County:

1.39%
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 Jefferson County, TX  2.20% ($37,772 average AGI)
to Orange County, TX  0.77% ($34,208)
to Harris County, TX  0.55% ($51,913)
to Jasper County, TX  0.51% ($34,042)
to Tyler County, TX  0.35% ($42,892)
to Liberty County, TX  0.18% ($41,412)
to Montgomery County, TX  0.11% ($50,476)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 13.9
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 13.1

Births per 1000 population in Hardin County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 9.1
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 9.8
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 9.8

Deaths per 1000 population in Hardin County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 7.6
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 6.5

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Hardin County

Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 18.7%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 10.9%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Hardin County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19

Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Hardin County


Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 8,013 (6,602 aged, 1,411 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 1,874 (14%)

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 Hardin County, Texas in 1999 - 2014:

  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (591)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (581)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (486)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (454)
  • Unspecified dementia (324)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (307)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (284)
  • Congestive heart failure (250)
  • Heart disease, unspecified (194)
  • Unspecified diabetes mellitus, without complications (160)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 14%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 12%

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1398.700
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1071.090
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 5.89

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 20.51
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 62.77

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 11.77
Beer, wine & liquor stores per 100,000 population in 2005: 1

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 144.6. This is more than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide:

Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 92.6
  • Other - 52.1

Household type by relationship:

Households: 54,255
  • In family households: 48,083 (11,269 male householders, 4,033 female householders)
    11,883 spouses, 16,343 children (14,526 natural, 393 adopted, 1,424 stepchildren), 1,660 grandchildren, 373 brothers or sisters, 409 parents, 662 other relatives, 1,076 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 6,172 (2,486 male householders (2,005 living alone)), 2,674 female householders (2,352 living alone)), 1,012 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 380 (354 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 6,376 2-persons, 3,680 3-persons, 3,093 4-persons, 1,419 5-persons, 477 6-persons, 257 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 4,357 1-person, 671 2-persons, 79 3-persons, 36 4-persons, 12 5-persons, 3 6-persons, 2 7-or-more-persons.

9,578 married couples with children.
2,511 single-parent households (637 men, 1,874 women).

96.6% of residents of Hardin County speak English at home.
1.8% of residents speak Spanish at home (75% speak English very well, 14% speak English well, 7% speak English not well, 4% don't speak English at all).
1.3% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (82% speak English very well, 14% speak English well, 3% speak English not well).
0.3% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (55% speak English very well, 40% speak English well, 5% speak English not well).
0.1% of residents speak other language at home (100% speak English very well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $228,015,000 ($4529 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $2,502,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $119,442,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $65,046,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $413,000
Federal grants: $37,829,000
Federal procurement contracts: $971,000 ($9,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $4,315,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $106,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $14,271,000
Federal Government insurance: $237,249,000

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

Births: 3,319
Here:

65 per 1000 residents
State:

85 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 2,496
Here:

49 per 1000 residents
State:

35 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +57
Here:

+1 per 1000 residents
State:

+29 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +2,089
Here:

+41 per 1000 residents
State:

+10 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Hardin County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 13.01 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:

4.4
State:

3.8

Year house built

  • 2005 or later: 860
  • 2000 to 2004: 4,895
  • 1990 to 1999: 4,349
  • 1980 to 1989: 3,583
  • 1970 to 1979: 3,596
  • 1960 to 1969: 2,452
  • 1950 to 1959: 2,510
  • 1940 to 1949: 394
  • 1939 or earlier: 626
Rooms in houses/apartments in Hardin County, Texas
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • 1 room: 34
  • 2 rooms: 184
  • 3 rooms: 788
  • 4 rooms: 2,130
  • 5 rooms: 4,380
  • 6 rooms: 3,430
  • 7 rooms: 2,123
  • 8 rooms: 988
  • 9+ rooms: 637
  • 1 room: 51
  • 2 rooms: 210
  • 3 rooms: 420
  • 4 rooms: 1,021
  • 5 rooms: 814
  • 6 rooms: 327
  • 7 rooms: 195
  • 8 rooms: 49
  • 9+ rooms: 24
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Hardin County, Texas
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 71
  • 1 bedroom: 537
  • 2 bedrooms: 3,364
  • 3 bedrooms: 8,379
  • 4 bedrooms: 2,089
  • 5+ bedrooms: 254
  • no bedroom: 73
  • 1 bedroom: 431
  • 2 bedrooms: 1,500
  • 3 bedrooms: 915
  • 4 bedrooms: 183
  • 5+ bedrooms: 9
Cars and other vehicles available in Hardin County, Texas in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 505
  • 1 vehicle: 4,320
  • 2 vehicles: 6,841
  • 3 vehicles: 2,410
  • 4 vehicles: 483
  • 5+ vehicles: 135
  • no vehicle: 421
  • 1 vehicle: 1,578
  • 2 vehicles: 950
  • 3 vehicles: 120
  • 4 vehicles: 38
  • 5+ vehicles: 4

62% of Hardin County residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 53% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 79% lived in Texas.

Hardin County:

62.3%
State average:

51.6%

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

  • This state: 38576
  • Northeast: 843
  • Midwest: 1599
  • South: 5218
  • West: 1041

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $53,900


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 2%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 2%

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Hardin County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Electricity (66.2%)
  • Utility gas (17.3%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (13.1%)
  • Wood (2.8%)
  • Electricity (63.1%)
  • Utility gas (23.1%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (12.5%)
  • No fuel used (0.5%)
  • Wood (0.5%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 168
Here:

2.8%
Texas:

6.8%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 158
Here:

4.7%
Texas:

6.2%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 83
Here:

6.1%
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)

Hardin County government finances - Expenditure in 2002:

  • Construction - Sewerage: $407,000
    Regular Highways: $129,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $2,048,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,991,000
    Corrections - Other: $1,739,000
    Police Protection: $1,727,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,080,000
    Financial Administration: $992,000
    Welfare - Other: $608,000
    General Public Buildings: $513,000
    Housing & Community Development: $343,000
    General - Other: $333,000
    Solid Waste Management: $252,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $97,000
    Welfare, Vendor Payments for Other Purposes: $52,000
    Health Services - Other: $23,000
    Libraries: $23,000
    Parks & Recreation: $14,000
    Air Transportation: $12,000
    Fire Protection: $3,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $60,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - General: $105,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $182,000
    Police Protection: $154,000
    Financial Administration: $62,000
    Corrections - Other: $56,000
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $5,853,000

Hardin County government finances - Revenue in 2002:

  • Charges - All Other: $730,000
    Solid Waste Management: $95,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $397,000
    General Support: $46,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $118,000
    All Other: $20,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $514,000
    Interest Earnings: $71,000
    Rents: $62,000
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $1,962,000
    Health & Hospitals: $299,000
    Public Welfare: $280,000
    Housing & Community Development: $204,000
    General Support: $102,000
    Highways: $39,000
  • Tax - Property: $7,754,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $900,000

Hardin County government finances - Debt in 2002:

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $1,613,000
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $1,294,000
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $319,000

Hardin County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002:

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $1,020,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 1,062
  • Number of aged recipients: 98
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 964
  • Number of recipients under 18: 196
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 673
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 193
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 390
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 494
Hardin County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Hardin County Fatal accident statistics for 1995 - 2014
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 11 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 ORIGINATED217$133,161267$124,446359$142,41561$46,8691$1,000,00027$95,14867$50,284
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED22$107,77348$101,41742$116,69015$41,8000$02$72,00039$54,641
APPLICATIONS DENIED39$131,205120$81,983177$125,28870$32,1860$015$99,06790$54,111
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN14$139,64320$153,500127$129,3869$73,8890$08$62,6254$77,250
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS7$135,57112$78,58324$108,5421$100,0000$01$131,00010$56,100
Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 11 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED55$157,45523$190,739
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED14$157,0715$203,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED5$145,0007$164,429
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$02$135,000
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

Most common first names in Hardin County, TX among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James29470.0 years
John23473.6 years
Mary20478.3 years
William20174.2 years
Robert16769.5 years
George12774.9 years
Charles12068.4 years
Thomas10071.8 years
Willie9275.4 years
Dorothy6774.0 years
Most common last names in Hardin County, TX among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith15272.8 years
Jones10275.1 years
Williams9973.7 years
Brown8075.4 years
Gore7675.3 years
Johnson7576.2 years
Davis7171.3 years
Jordan6174.0 years
Richardson6075.5 years
Wilson5275.4 years
Businesses in Hardin County, TX
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1Little Caesars Pizza1
Ace Hardware1McDonald's3
Advance Auto Parts1Nike3
AutoZone1Nissan1
Blockbuster1Pizza Hut2
CVS2Quiznos1
Chevrolet2SONIC Drive-In4
Cricket Wireless1Subway6
Curves1Super 81
Dairy Queen2T-Mobile2
FedEx6Taco Bell2
GameStop1U-Haul3
Goodwill2UPS4
H&R Block2Waffle House1
Jack In The Box2Walgreens2
KFC1Walmart2
La Quinta1