Hays County, Texas (TX)

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County population in 2012: 168,990 (68% urban, 32% rural); it was 97,589 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 27,288
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 8,884
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 21,680
Renter-occupied apartments: 19,073 (it was 11,730 in 2000)
% of renters here:

35%
State:

36%

Land area: 678 sq. mi.

Water area: 1.9 sq. mi.

Population density: 242 people per square mile   (high).

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Hays County: 94.5 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (19.4%), Construction (15.5%), Retail trade (11.1%), Educational, health and social services (10.7%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 72%
  • Government: 8%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 21%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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Races in Hays County, Texas:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (58.6%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (35.3%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (3.2%)
  • Two or more races (1.4%)
  • Asian alone (1.1%)
  • American Indian and Alaska Native alone (0.3%)
Median resident age:  30.0 years
Texas median age:  33.0 years
Males: 78,255  (31.3%)
Females: 78,852  (68.7%)
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Hays County,TX real estate house value trend

Average household size:
Hays County:

2.0 people
Texas:

3 people
Estimated median household income in 2013: $58,987 ($45,006 in 1999)

This county:

$58987
Texas:

$51704

Median contract rent in 2013 for apartments: $819 (lower quartile is $684, upper quartile is $1,034)
This county:

$819
State:

$711


Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $191,400 (it was $116,700 in 2000)
Hays:

$191,400
Texas:

$132,000
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $124,300 - $285,400

Mean price in 2013:

Detached houses: $262,038
Here:

$262,038
State:

$188,898

Townhouses or other attached units: $183,487
Here:

$183,487
State:

$180,420

In 2-unit structures: $189,572
Here:

$189,572
State:

$130,111

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $54,501
Here:

$54,501
State:

$130,946

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $121,186
Here:

$121,186
State:

$183,324

Mobile homes: $70,797
Here:

$70,797
State:

$60,009

Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $46,257
Here:

$46,257
State:

$67,181
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,526
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $515

Institutionalized population: 1,287

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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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2004: 1960 buildings, average cost: $100,600
  • 2005: 2124 buildings, average cost: $146,500
  • 2006: 1992 buildings, average cost: $133,200
  • 2007: 1527 buildings, average cost: $135,700
  • 2008: 1348 buildings, average cost: $160,200
  • 2009: 1009 buildings, average cost: $148,400

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Presidential Elections Results

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1996 Presidential Elections Results

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2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results


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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $3,819 (1.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $2,810 (1.9%)

Hays County household income distribution in 2009 Hays County home values distribution Hays County contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 15.4%
(12.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 22.0% for Black residents, 19.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 91.2% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 22.5% for other race residents, 19.9% for two or more races residents)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 15.4%
Hays County:

15.4%
Texas:

17.5%
(12.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 22.3% for Black residents, 19.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 83.0% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 21.3% for other race residents, 20.1% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2013: 31 years old
(Males: 31 years old, Females: 31 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 36 years old, Black residents: 25 years old, American Indian residents: 23 years old, Asian residents: 23 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 25 years old, Other race residents: 32 years old)

Area name: Austin-Round Rock, TX MSA
Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Hays County is $658 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $804 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $1093 a month.

Cities in this county include: San Marcos, Kyle, Wimberley, Buda, Dripping Springs, Woodcreek, Mountain City, Bear Creek, Hays, Driftwood.

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

2005 air pollution in Hays County:

Ozone (1-hour): 0.082 ppm (standard limit: 0.12 ppm). Near U.S. average.
Ozone (8-hour): 0.072 ppm (standard limit: 0.08 ppm). Near U.S. average.

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Notable locations in this county outside city limits:

Notable locations in Hays County: Centerpoint (A), El Rancho Cima (B), B Bar Ranch (C), Camp Ben McCulloch (D), Cowan Ranch (E), Farris Ranch (F), Freeman Ranch (G), Fulton Ranch (H), Gregg Ranch (I), Halifax Ranch (J), Hoskins Ranch (K), Kuykendall Ranch (L), Marton Ranch (M), Michaelis Ranch (N), Nagel Brothers Ranch (O), Newberry Ranch (P), Onion Creek Lodge (Q), Phillips Ranch (R), Rainbow Ranch (S), Ruby Ranch (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Hays County include: Santa Cruz Church (A), Friendship Church (B), Womens Aglow Fellowship of South Austin Church (C), Trinity Chapel Church (D), Dripping Springs Community Church (E), Holy Spirit Episcopal Church (F), Wimberley Church of Christ (G), Sunset Canyon Baptist Church (H), Ranch Road 12 Baptist Mission Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Middlebrooks Cemetery (1), Antioch Cemetery (2), Moore Cemetery (3), Barton Cemetery (4), Mount Sharp Cemetery (5), Guadalupe Cemetery (6), Pursley Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Dead Mans Hole (A), Alexander Lake (B), Lutranger Lake (C), Clear Lake (D), Pierce Lake (E), M D Heatly Reservoir (F), Soil Conservation Service Site 4 Reservoir (G), Soil Conservation Service Site 3 Reservoir (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Blanco River (A), Yorks Creek (B), White Branch (C), Wanslow Creek (D), Sycamore Creek (E), South Onion Creek (F), Smith Creek (G), Roy Creek (H), Roy Branch (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Hays County include: Baptist Academy San Marocs Football Field (1), Bob Shelton Stadium (2), Baptist Academy San Marocs Baseball Field (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Neighboring counties: Blanco County , Caldwell County , Comal County , Guadalupe County , Travis County .

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

4.5%
Texas:

5.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 16,274
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 84.7%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 31.3%

Number of foreign born residents: 5,438 (34% naturalized citizens)

Hays County:

5.6%
Whole state:

13.9%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1995 to March 2000: 1,362
  • 1990 to 1994: 972
  • 1985 to 1989: 630
  • 1980 to 1984: 661
  • 1975 to 1979: 590
  • 1970 to 1974: 430
  • 1970 to 1974: 139
  • 1965 to 1969: 654

Mean travel time to work (commute): 28.0 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 50.5%

Hays County marital status for males Hays County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:


Housing units in Hays County with a mortgage: 10,920 (526 second mortgage, 792 home equity loan, 9 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 3,989

Here:

0.0% with mortgage
State:

64.2% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Hays County

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic36,8018
Evangelical Protestant23,42576
Mainline Protestant9,80922
Other6,25314
Black Protestant3103
Orthodox751
None80,434-
Hays 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: 15
Hays County:

1.06 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Here:

0.07 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (no gas): 7
This county:

0.49 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.11 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 44
Hays County:

3.10 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 92
This county:

6.48 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.13 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Hays County:

6.7%
Texas:

8.9%

Adult obesity rate:
Hays County:

24.8%
State:

26.6%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

16.0%
State:

15.7%

Agriculture in Hays County:

Average size of farms: 252 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $13,213
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $243.89
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 19.22%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 72.72%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $15,609
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 5.87%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 1.78%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $25,074
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 91.23%
Average age of principal farm operators: 58 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 9.40
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 0.02%
Corn for grain: 3084 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 3527 harvested acres
Vegetables: 39 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 290 acres

Tornado activity:

Hays County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly below Texas state average. It is 3543408.9 times below overall U.S. average.
Tornadoes in this county have caused 8 injuries recorded between 1950 and 2004.
On 11/15/2001, a category 1 (max. wind speeds 73-112 mph) tornado injured 3 people and caused $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Hays County-area historical earthquake activity is below Texas state average. It is 83% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 323.0 miles away from Hays 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 266.8 miles away from the 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 82.2 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 74.3 miles away from the county center
On 7/20/1991 at 23:38:19, a magnitude 3.6 (3.4 LG, 3.6 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 75.1 miles away from Hays 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 343.8 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 Hays County (16) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Fires: 7, Storms: 6, Floods: 5, Hurricanes: 3, Tornadoes: 2, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

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 (64%)
  • Germany (4%)
  • United Kingdom (4%)
  • China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (2%)
  • El Salvador (2%)
  • Japan (2%)
  • Philippines (2%)

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

  • German (16%)
  • English (8%)
  • Irish (7%)
  • United States or American (7%)
  • Scotch-Irish (3%)
  • French (except Basque) (2%)
  • Italian (2%)

Hays County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 37,924 (76%)
  • Carpooled: 7,057 (14%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 268 (1%)
  • Streetcar or trolley car: 7 (0%)
  • Subway or elevated: 30 (0%)
  • Taxi: 9 (0%)
  • Motorcycle: 68 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 127 (0%)
  • Walked: 1,885 (4%)
  • Other means: 418 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 1,785 (4%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders


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

  • 4,439 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 1,502 people in job corps and vocational training facilities
  • 515 people in halfway houses
  • 495 people in nursing homes
  • 285 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 171 people in residential treatment centers for emotionally disturbed children
  • 114 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 59 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 24 people in training schools for juvenile delinquents
  • 14 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 12 people in homes for the physically handicapped
  • 9 people in religious group quarters

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

  • 5,574 people in college/university student housing
  • 451 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 388 people in state prisons
  • 259 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 176 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 65 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 43 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 26 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 20 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 13 people in in-patient hospice facilities
  • 2 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $60,038.

12.17% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($42,143 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

12.17%
Texas average:

7.14%


0.04% of residents moved from foreign countries ($162 average AGI)
Hays County:

0.04%
Texas average:

0.08%

9.91% relocated from other counties in Texas ($32,311 average AGI)
2.22% relocated from other states ($9,670 average AGI)
Hays County:

2.22%
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 Travis County, TX  4.00% ($45,241 average AGI)
from Bexar County, TX  0.56% ($31,831)
from Williamson County, TX  0.56% ($41,401)
from Harris County, TX  0.50% ($49,148)
from Comal County, TX  0.46% ($37,614)
from Caldwell County, TX  0.45% ($29,996)
from Guadalupe County, TX  0.32% ($30,704)


10.31% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($35,094 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

10.31%
Texas average:

6.69%


0.04% of residents moved to foreign countries ($87 average AGI)
Hays County:

0.04%
Texas average:

0.10%

8.54% relocated to other counties in Texas ($28,343 average AGI)
1.73% relocated to other states ($6,664 average AGI)
Hays County:

1.73%
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 Travis County, TX  3.52% ($37,067 average AGI)
to Bexar County, TX  0.67% ($32,850)
to Comal County, TX  0.48% ($38,140)
to Harris County, TX  0.46% ($17,568)
to Caldwell County, TX  0.43% ($26,583)
to Williamson County, TX  0.42% ($35,422)
to Guadalupe County, TX  0.24% ($34,092)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 13.5
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 14.3

Births per 1000 population in Hays County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 5.3
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 5.0
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2013: 5.0

Deaths per 1000 population in Hays County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 5.3
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 3.5

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Hays County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2003: 9,618 (8,441 aged, 1,177 disabled)
Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 15%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 16%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 0.84
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 4500.710
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 94.67
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 27217.89

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1354.960
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 444.420
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 12.05

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 29.37
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 85.99

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 8.84

EPA green book nonattainment status in 2004-2006: 1

Homicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 29.6. This is less than state average.

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 112.2. This is more than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide:

Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 70.3
  • Other - 41.9

Household type by relationship:

Households: 150,090

Size of family households: 13,819 2-persons, 8,374 3-persons, 7,448 4-persons, 3,840 5-persons, 1,593 6-persons, 1,207 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 12,001 1-person, 4,720 2-persons, 1,404 3-persons, 744 4-persons, 69 5-persons, 15 6-persons, 11 7-or-more-persons.

16,743 married couples with children.
4,169 single-parent households (1,041 men, 3,128 women).

76.9% of residents of Hays County speak English at home.
21.1% of residents speak Spanish at home (69% speak English very well, 17% speak English well, 11% speak English not well, 4% don't speak English at all).
1.4% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (82% speak English very well, 14% speak English well, 4% speak English not well).
0.6% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (60% speak English very well, 21% speak English well, 19% speak English not well).
0.1% of residents speak other language at home (62% speak English very well, 38% speak English well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $435,282,000 ($3647 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $39,447,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $188,403,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $75,433,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $979,000
Federal grants: $88,108,000
Federal procurement contracts: $65,488,000 ($3,761,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $16,871,000 ($6,333,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $93,760,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $151,981,000
Federal Government insurance: $124,726,000

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

Births: 8,290
Here:

67 per 1000 residents
State:

85 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 2,922
Here:

23 per 1000 residents
State:

35 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +1,076
Here:

+9 per 1000 residents
State:

+29 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +20,631
Here:

+166 per 1000 residents
State:

+10 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Hays County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 13.86 millions of gallons per day (99% from ground, 1% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.9
State:

5.8

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

3.7
State:

3.8

Year house built

  • 2005 or later: 5,738
  • 2000 to 2004: 24,286
  • 1990 to 1999: 15,110
  • 1980 to 1989: 10,115
  • 1970 to 1979: 5,795
  • 1960 to 1969: 1,522
  • 1950 to 1959: 2,535
  • 1940 to 1949: 1,191
  • 1939 or earlier: 1,015
Rooms in houses/apartments in Hays County, Texas
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • 1 room: 45
  • 2 rooms: 378
  • 3 rooms: 1,288
  • 4 rooms: 2,186
  • 5 rooms: 5,055
  • 6 rooms: 5,117
  • 7 rooms: 3,613
  • 8 rooms: 2,281
  • 9+ rooms: 1,717
  • 1 room: 515
  • 2 rooms: 1,791
  • 3 rooms: 2,827
  • 4 rooms: 3,290
  • 5 rooms: 1,975
  • 6 rooms: 896
  • 7 rooms: 311
  • 8 rooms: 96
  • 9+ rooms: 29
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Hays County, Texas
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 344
  • 1 bedroom: 900
  • 2 bedrooms: 3,688
  • 3 bedrooms: 12,166
  • 4 bedrooms: 4,038
  • 5+ bedrooms: 544
  • no bedroom: 664
  • 1 bedroom: 3,741
  • 2 bedrooms: 4,641
  • 3 bedrooms: 2,165
  • 4 bedrooms: 483
  • 5+ bedrooms: 36
Cars and other vehicles available in Hays County, Texas in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 564
  • 1 vehicle: 4,650
  • 2 vehicles: 10,535
  • 3 vehicles: 4,401
  • 4 vehicles: 1,171
  • 5+ vehicles: 359
  • no vehicle: 915
  • 1 vehicle: 5,055
  • 2 vehicles: 4,166
  • 3 vehicles: 1,219
  • 4 vehicles: 343
  • 5+ vehicles: 32

42% of Hays County residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 27% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 85% lived in Texas.

Hays County:

42.1%
State average:

51.6%

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

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $99,600


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 Hays County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Electricity (66.1%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (16.7%)
  • Utility gas (15.4%)
  • Wood (1.3%)
  • Electricity (76.4%)
  • Utility gas (16.4%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (6.5%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 890
Here:

8.2%
Texas:

6.8%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 304
Here:

5.4%
Texas:

6.2%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 571
Here:

3.8%
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)

Hays County government finances - Expenditure in 2006:

  • Construction - Correctional Institutions: $14,936,000
    General - Other: $114,000
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $10,100,000
    Correctional Institutions: $8,419,000
    Regular Highways: $7,317,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $4,789,000
    General - Other: $4,608,000
    Health - Other: $3,046,000
    Financial Administration: $2,645,000
    Central Staff Services: $2,193,000
    Parks and Recreation: $1,232,000
    General Public Buildings: $846,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Medical Care: $560,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $295,000
    Local Fire Protection: $137,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,887,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $23,525,000

Hays County government finances - Revenue in 2006:

  • Charges - All Other: $4,389,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $3,073,000
    Interest Earnings: $1,247,000
    General Revenue, NEC: $1,204,000
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $2,259,000
    Health and Hospitals: $730,000
    General Local Government Support: $338,000
    Highways: $51,000
  • Tax - Property: $31,909,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $7,241,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $1,952,000
    Other License: $426,000

Hays County government finances - Debt in 2006:

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $49,935,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $32,620,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $19,695,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,380,000

Hays County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $18,449,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $14,948,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,793,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

Hays County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1993
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

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

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 14 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 ORIGINATED1,187$162,191992$179,3452,570$189,734167$82,9764$422,250288$156,88997$71,330
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED55$153,618112$155,982320$171,00032$46,1250$030$151,00041$58,293
APPLICATIONS DENIED240$157,613220$144,000976$190,515211$38,4600$0146$195,438101$57,455
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN144$162,500142$163,986720$184,32554$89,8520$057$136,12317$78,294
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS29$148,65522$200,818127$174,48811$65,7270$09$171,2229$68,333
Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 14 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED173$207,948114$207,43910$117,700
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED58$190,63836$263,4722$115,500
APPLICATIONS DENIED17$185,64728$246,1434$232,250
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN10$184,70019$240,9472$105,500
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS6$208,3331$118,0002$128,000

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

Most common first names in Hays County, TX among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James22272.8 years
William22076.7 years
Mary21678.8 years
John20973.5 years
Robert16373.2 years
Maria11277.6 years
Charles10274.5 years
Ruth10082.8 years
Dorothy9279.0 years
Jose8875.2 years
Most common last names in Hays County, TX among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Rodriguez12373.4 years
Smith12078.3 years
Johnson8776.9 years
Williams8676.8 years
Martinez8270.0 years
Garcia6673.3 years
Gonzales6271.7 years
Jones6278.5 years
Brown5775.0 years
Garza5674.1 years
Businesses in Hays County, TX
NameCountNameCount
AT&T3KFC2
Ace Hardware1Kohl's1
Arby's2La Quinta1
AutoZone2Lane Furniture1
Best Western1Little Caesars Pizza2
Blockbuster1Long John Silver's2
Burger King2Lowe's1
CVS1McDonald's5
Chick-Fil-A1New Balance1
Circle K1Nike1
Cracker Barrel1Papa John's Pizza1
Cricket Wireless1Payless1
Curves2Pizza Hut2
DHL2Quiznos1
Dairy Queen2RadioShack2
Discount Tire1SONIC Drive-In3
Domino's Pizza1Sears1
FedEx9Starbucks3
Ford1Subway4
GNC1T-Mobile2
GameStop1Taco Bell2
H&R Block1Target1
Hilton1True Value1
Holiday Inn1U-Haul6
Home Depot2UPS7
Jack In The Box2Walgreens2
Jimmy John's2Walmart1
Jones New York1YMCA2

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