Hartley County, Texas (TX)

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County population in 2012: 6,144 (43% urban, 57% rural); it was 5,537 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 721
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 520
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 1,226
Renter-occupied apartments: 530 (it was 378 in 2000)
% of renters here:

24%
State:

36%

Land area: 1462 sq. mi.

Water area: 0.9 sq. mi.

Population density: 4 people per square mile   (very low).

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Hartley County: 81.9 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (38.7%), Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (37.6%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 66%
  • Government: 6%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 28%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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Races in Hartley County, Texas:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (67.8%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (23.9%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (6.9%)
  • Asian alone (0.5%)
  • Two or more races (0.5%)
Median resident age:  39.0 years
Texas median age:  33.0 years
Males: 3,700  (55.4%)
Females: 2,362  (44.6%)
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Average household size:
Hartley County:

2.0 people
Texas:

3 people
Estimated median household income in 2013: $65,501 ($46,327 in 1999)

This county:

$65501
Texas:

$51704

Median contract rent in 2013 for apartments: $567 (lower quartile is $470, upper quartile is $838)
This county:

$567
State:

$711


Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $147,156 (it was $87,500 in 2000)
Hartley:

$147,156
Texas:

$132,000
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $88,216 - $279,862
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,174
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $447

Institutionalized population: 1,402

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):

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Presidential Elections Results

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2012 Presidential Elections Results


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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $2,495 (1.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $1,820 (1.2%)

Hartley County household income distribution in 2009 Hartley County home values distribution Hartley County contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 8.6%
(2.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 33.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 52.5% for other race residents)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 8.6%
Hartley County:

8.6%
Texas:

17.5%
(2.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 32.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 49.7% for other race residents)

Median age of residents in 2013: 39 years old
(Males: 38 years old, Females: 40 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 43 years old, Black residents: 37 years old, American Indian residents: 57 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 33 years old, Other race residents: 35 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Hartley County is $396 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $484 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $645 a month.

Cities in this county include: Northwest Hartley, Hartley, Channing.

Hartley County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

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Notable locations in this county outside city limits:

Notable locations in Hartley County: Castleberry Ranch (A), Cattail Windmill (B), Coldwater Community House (C), Coots Ranch (D), Dammier Ranch (E), East Punta de Agua Windmill (F), East Windmill (G), Edlin Ranch (H), Flats Windmill (I), Full Blood Windmill (J), Green Tower Windmill (K), Hackberry Windmill (L), Hanbury Windmill (M), Houghton Ranch (N), Line Windmill (O), Little Nelson Windmill (P), Lone Tree Windmill (Q), Martin Ranch (R), McCrory Ranch (S), McMordie Pens (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Hartley Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Catfish Hole (A), Mildred Lake (B), Lake Windmill (C), Bass Hole (D), New Tank (E), Spring Dam (F), Rita Blanca Lake (G), Martha Houghton Lake Number 4 (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creeks: West Fork East Cheyenne Creek (A), Rita Blanca Creek (B), West Fork Romero Creek (C), Minneosa Creek (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Hartley County: Rita Blanca State Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Neighboring counties: Quay County, New Mexico , Union County, New Mexico , Dallam County , Moore County , Oldham County , Sherman County .

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

3.7%
Texas:

5.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 174
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 77.3%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 17.6%

Number of foreign born residents: 146 (29% naturalized citizens)

Hartley County:

2.6%
Whole state:

13.9%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1995 to March 2000: 27
  • 1990 to 1994: 13
  • 1985 to 1989: 27
  • 1980 to 1984: 27
  • 1975 to 1979: 13
  • 1970 to 1974: 21
  • 1970 to 1974: 2
  • 1965 to 1969: 16

Mean travel time to work (commute): 13.4 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 43.9%

Hartley County marital status for males Hartley County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:


Housing units in Hartley County with a mortgage: 586 (19 second mortgage, 26 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 397

Here:

0.0% with mortgage
State:

64.2% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Hartley County

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant1,5597
Mainline Protestant2552
None4,248-
Hartley 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: 1
Hartley County:

1.94 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.




Number of full-service restaurants: 3
This county:

5.82 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.13 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Hartley County:

9.3%
Texas:

8.9%

Adult obesity rate:
Hartley County:

29.0%
State:

26.6%

Agriculture in Hartley County:

Average size of farms: 3120 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $1,767,886
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $428.87
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 84.71%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $1,605,809
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 20.20%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 73.74%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $185,216
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 77.87%
Average age of principal farm operators: 55 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 28.48
Corn for grain: 89285 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 43768 harvested acres

Tornado activity:

Hartley County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly below Texas state average. It is 14491087.3 times below overall U.S. average.

Earthquake activity:

Hartley County-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Texas state average. It is 8% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/10/2005 at 22:08:22, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 143.0 miles away from Hartley 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 221.4 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 112.6 miles away from the county center
On 1/3/2007 at 14:34:38, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.4 MW, 4.4 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 154.3 miles away from the county center
On 9/5/2001 at 10:52:07, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 144.6 miles away from Hartley 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 246.6 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 Hartley County (5) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 1
Emergencies Declared: 4

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 (69%)
  • Canada (12%)
  • Germany (7%)
  • Colombia (5%)
  • Cuba (3%)
  • Japan (2%)
  • Netherlands (1%)

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

  • United States or American (24%)
  • German (19%)
  • English (12%)
  • Irish (9%)
  • Scotch-Irish (3%)
  • Norwegian (2%)
  • French (except Basque) (2%)

Hartley County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 1,716 (87%)
  • Carpooled: 163 (8%)
  • Walked: 34 (2%)
  • Other means: 2 (0%)
  • Worked at home: 67 (3%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders


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

  • 1,343 people in state prisons
  • 77 people in nursing homes
  • 4 people in religious group quarters

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

  • 1,333 people in state prisons
  • 69 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 4 people in other noninstitutional facilities
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $44,243.

8.70% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($31,957 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.70%
Texas average:

7.14%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
5.20% relocated from other counties in Texas ($18,915 average AGI)
3.49% relocated from other states ($13,043 average AGI)
Hartley County:

3.49%
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 Randall County, TX  0.82% ($27,818 average AGI)


9.44% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($67,227 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.44%
Texas average:

6.69%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
6.64% relocated to other counties in Texas ($49,656 average AGI)
2.80% relocated to other states ($17,563 average AGI)
Hartley County:

2.80%
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 Moore County, TX  1.11% ($26,200 average AGI)
to Randall County, TX  1.03% ($155,000)
to Dallam County, TX  0.81% ($77,182)
to Potter County, TX  0.81% ($4,455)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 12.0
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 14.0

Births per 1000 population in Hartley County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 7.6
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 7.8
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2013: 6.8

Deaths per 1000 population in Hartley County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 12.9
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 8.7

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Hartley County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2003: 156 (0 aged, 0 disabled)
Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 16%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 19%

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1284.400
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 917.430

Household type by relationship:

Households: 4,656

Size of family households: 599 2-persons, 230 3-persons, 275 4-persons, 137 5-persons, 43 6-persons, 27 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 404 1-person, 47 2-persons, 8 3-persons, 1 4-persons.

976 married couples with children.
118 single-parent households (41 men, 77 women).

88.8% of residents of Hartley County speak English at home.
10.0% of residents speak Spanish at home (81% speak English very well, 10% speak English well, 8% speak English not well, 2% don't speak English at all).
1.2% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (100% speak English very well).
0.1% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (100% speak English very well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $22,839,000 ($4212 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $33,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $2,545,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $1,340,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $16,622,000
Federal grants: $1,891,000
Federal procurement contracts: $66,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $374,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $0,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $456,000
Federal Government insurance: $45,767,000

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

Births: 448
Here:

82 per 1000 residents
State:

85 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 181
Here:

33 per 1000 residents
State:

35 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +21
Here:

+4 per 1000 residents
State:

+29 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -363
Here -67 per 1000 residents
State +10 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Hartley County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 0.20 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.1
State:

5.8

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

5.0
State:

3.8

Year house built

  • 2005 or later: 0
  • 2000 to 2004: 216
  • 1990 to 1999: 362
  • 1980 to 1989: 254
  • 1970 to 1979: 387
  • 1960 to 1969: 307
  • 1950 to 1959: 271
  • 1940 to 1949: 44
  • 1939 or earlier: 117
Rooms in houses/apartments in Hartley County, Texas
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 5
  • 3 rooms: 34
  • 4 rooms: 74
  • 5 rooms: 323
  • 6 rooms: 311
  • 7 rooms: 234
  • 8 rooms: 131
  • 9+ rooms: 114
  • 1 room: 18
  • 2 rooms: 9
  • 3 rooms: 43
  • 4 rooms: 46
  • 5 rooms: 134
  • 6 rooms: 74
  • 7 rooms: 33
  • 8 rooms: 16
  • 9+ rooms: 5
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Hartley County, Texas
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 24
  • 2 bedrooms: 137
  • 3 bedrooms: 873
  • 4 bedrooms: 182
  • 5+ bedrooms: 10
  • no bedroom: 18
  • 1 bedroom: 36
  • 2 bedrooms: 148
  • 3 bedrooms: 158
  • 4 bedrooms: 15
  • 5+ bedrooms: 3
Cars and other vehicles available in Hartley County, Texas in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 30
  • 1 vehicle: 273
  • 2 vehicles: 622
  • 3 vehicles: 227
  • 4 vehicles: 48
  • 5+ vehicles: 26
  • no vehicle: 49
  • 1 vehicle: 158
  • 2 vehicles: 138
  • 3 vehicles: 26
  • 4 vehicles: 3
  • 5+ vehicles: 4

55% of Hartley County residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 20% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 71% lived in Texas.

Hartley County:

54.8%
State average:

51.6%

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

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $63,000


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 1%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 1%

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Hartley County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (80.6%)
  • Electricity (17.4%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2.0%)
  • Utility gas (56.3%)
  • Electricity (34.4%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (9.3%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 95
Here:

18.3%
Texas:

6.8%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 42
Here:

11.2%
Texas:

6.2%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 40
Here:

29.9%
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)

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

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

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

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Most common first names in Hartley County, TX among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Robert1169.5 years
John776.6 years
George678.8 years
James572.0 years
Mary580.0 years
Charles479.2 years
Raymond470.0 years
Roy474.5 years
Thomas484.5 years
Albert387.4 years
Most common last names in Hartley County, TX among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Harbert778.0 years
Smith773.4 years
Green678.4 years
Thompson679.3 years
Brown679.0 years
Vincent574.8 years
Edwards577.8 years
Cosper579.2 years
Bryant591.4 years
Shepherd476.5 years

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