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Johnson County, Texas (TX)

County population in 2014: 157,456 (62% urban, 38% rural); it was 126,811 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 26,592
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 13,106
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 34,420
Renter-occupied apartments: 12,495 (it was 9,216 in 2000)
% of renters here:

21%
State:

36%

Land area: 729 sq. mi.

Water area: 5.0 sq. mi.

Population density: 216 people per square mile   (high).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Johnson County: 94.0 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (16.6%), Educational, health and social services (14.8%), Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing (11.9%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 65%
  • Government: 2%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 33%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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Races in Johnson County, Texas:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (76.6%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (18.1%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (2.5%)
  • Two or more races (1.3%)
  • Asian alone (0.6%)
  • American Indian and Alaska Native alone (0.5%)
Median resident age:  36.0 years
Texas median age:  33.0 years
Males: 78,782  (50.0%)
Females: 78,674  (50.0%)
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Johnson County,TX real estate house value trend

Average household size:
Johnson County:

2.0 people
Texas:

3 people
Estimated median household income in 2013: $56,253 ($44,621 in 1999)

This county:

$56253
Texas:

$51704

Median contract rent in 2013 for apartments: $696 (lower quartile is $537, upper quartile is $884)
This county:

$696
State:

$711


Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $108,300 (it was $76,000 in 2000)
Johnson:

$108,300
Texas:

$132,000
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $71,800 - $171,800

Mean price in 2013:

Detached houses: $177,258
Here:

$177,258
State:

$188,898

Townhouses or other attached units: $162,149
Here:

$162,149
State:

$180,420

In 2-unit structures: $108,505
Here:

$108,505
State:

$130,111

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $110,772
Here:

$110,772
State:

$130,946

Mobile homes: $67,064
Here:

$67,064
State:

$60,009

Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $51,057
Here:

$51,057
State:

$67,181
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,207
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $430

Institutionalized population: 2,199

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

  • Murders: 2
  • Rapes: 0
  • Robberies: 5
  • Assaults: 232
  • Burglaries: 530
  • Thefts: 864
  • Auto thefts: 192

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 4
  • Robberies: 5
  • Assaults: 191
  • Burglaries: 522
  • Thefts: 795
  • Auto thefts: 147
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2000: 639 buildings, average cost: $100,700
  • 2001: 618 buildings, average cost: $99,200
  • 2002: 755 buildings, average cost: $98,500
  • 2003: 894 buildings, average cost: $103,000
  • 2004: 911 buildings, average cost: $112,100
  • 2005: 1145 buildings, average cost: $104,300
  • 2006: 1086 buildings, average cost: $106,100
  • 2007: 1240 buildings, average cost: $142,400
  • 2008: 750 buildings, average cost: $139,100
  • 2009: 514 buildings, average cost: $138,500
  • 2010: 436 buildings, average cost: $144,700
  • 2011: 415 buildings, average cost: $154,300
  • 2012: 558 buildings, average cost: $168,400
  • 2013: 691 buildings, average cost: $175,800
  • 2014: 774 buildings, average cost: $182,300

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: $2,248 (1.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $1,249 (1.3%)

Johnson County household income distribution in 2009 Johnson County home values distribution Johnson County contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 12.5%
(9.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 30.9% for Black residents, 19.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 7.3% for American Indian residents, 8.8% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 23.5% for other race residents, 18.7% for two or more races residents)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 12.5%
Johnson County:

12.5%
Texas:

17.5%
(9.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 31.2% for Black residents, 19.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 6.4% for American Indian residents, 8.0% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 22.2% for other race residents, 18.9% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2013: 36 years old
(Males: 35 years old, Females: 38 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 40 years old, Black residents: 28 years old, American Indian residents: 38 years old, Asian residents: 38 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 23 years old, Other race residents: 23 years old)

Area name: Fort Worth-Arlington, TX HUD Metro FMR Area
Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Johnson County is $589 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $725 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $983 a month.

Cities in this county include: Cleburne, Burleson, Keene, Joshua, Alvarado, Grandview, Venus, Godley, Rio Vista, Briaroaks.

Johnson 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 Johnson County: Camp Hoblitzelle (A), Center Point (B), Derrs Chapel (C), Lone Elm (D), Avalon Volunteer Fire Department (E), Central High Rural Volunteer Fire Department (F), Forreston Volunteer Fire Department (G), Garrett Area Rural Volunteer Fire Department Main Station (H), Telico Volunteer Fire Department (I), Ennis Railroad and Cultural Heritage Museum (J). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Johnson County include: Shiloh Cumberland Church (A), Telico Church (B), True Vine Church (C), Weavers Chapel (D), Zion Hill Church (E), Austonia Church (F), Bell Branch Church (G), Bethel Church (H), Cedar Grove Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Walnut Springs Cemetery (1), Sardis Cemetery (2), Smith Cemetery (3), Auburn Cemetery (4), Austonia Cemetery (5), Bardwell Cemetery (6), Bee Creek Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Sand Lake (A), Massey Lake (B), Cutoff Slough (C), Fort Lake (D), Lake Clopton (E), Bardwell Lake (F), Soil Conservation Service Site 102 Reservoir (G), Soil Conservation Service Site 83 Reservoir (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Wolf Branch (A), White Rock Branch (B), West Soap Creek (C), Weakly Branch (D), Walker Creek (E), Village Creek (F), Valley Branch (G), Spring Branch (H), South Fork Chambers Creek (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Johnson County include: Little Mustang Creek Park (1), High View Park (2), Mott Park (3), Lower Love Park (4), Waxahachie Creek Park (5), Yellow Jacket Stadium (6), Bluebonnet City Park (7), Big Mustang Creek Park (8). Display/hide their locations on the map

Neighboring counties: De Soto Parish, Louisiana , Crawford County, Georgia , Sumter County, Alabama , Wilcox County, Alabama , Hood County , Panola County , Tarrant County .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

4.3%
Texas:

4.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 4,806
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 77.6%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 13.8%

Number of foreign born residents: 6,570 (35% naturalized citizens)

Johnson County:

5.2%
Whole state:

13.9%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1995 to March 2000: 1,799
  • 1990 to 1994: 1,235
  • 1985 to 1989: 912
  • 1980 to 1984: 1,088
  • 1975 to 1979: 501
  • 1970 to 1974: 369
  • 1970 to 1974: 288
  • 1965 to 1969: 378

Mean travel time to work (commute): 31.8 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 42.4%

Johnson County marital status for males Johnson County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 29,942
  • One, attached: 606
  • Two: 945
  • 3 or 4: 1,017
  • 5 to 9: 509
  • 10 to 19: 277
  • 20 or more: 691
  • Mobile homes: 12,131
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 151

Housing units in Johnson County with a mortgage: 14,015 (658 second mortgage, 861 home equity loan, 15 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 7,703

Here:

0.0% with mortgage
State:

64.2% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Johnson County

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant55,674163
Mainline Protestant7,71118
Other2,0146
Catholic1,8781
Black Protestant8236
None82,834-
Johnson 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
Johnson County:

1.00 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
Here:

0.13 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.

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

0.47 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.11 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 55
Johnson County:

3.68 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 57
This county:

3.82 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.13 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Johnson County:

9.4%
Texas:

8.9%

Adult obesity rate:
Johnson County:

28.7%
State:

26.6%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

13.7%
State:

15.7%

Agriculture in Johnson County:

Average size of farms: 140 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $16,906
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $83.52
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 1.21%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 84.51%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $19,332
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 22.34%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 0.75%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $23,935
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 95.66%
Average age of principal farm operators: 55 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 18.65
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 11.97%
Corn for grain: 1539 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 12769 harvested acres
Upland cotton: 623 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 394 harvested acres
Vegetables: 33 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 645 acres

Tornado activity:

Johnson County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly below Texas state average. It is 1653146.7 times below overall U.S. average.
Tornadoes in this county have caused 67 injuries recorded between 1950 and 2004.
On 4/28/1971, a category 2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado injured 20 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Johnson County-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Texas state average. It is 78% 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 204.2 miles away from Johnson County center
On 9/6/1997 at 23:38:00, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 LG, 4.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 164.6 miles away from the county center
On 4/14/1995 at 00:32:56, a magnitude 5.7 (5.6 MB, 5.7 MS, 5.7 MW, Depth: 11.1 mi) earthquake occurred 385.2 miles away from the 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 164.7 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 176.0 miles away from Johnson 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 336.7 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • 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
  • TexasHuntington Brook Fire, Incident Period: January 17, 2006, Fire Management Assistance Declared: January 19, 2006, FEMA Id: FEMA-FM-2621, Natural disaster type: Fire
  • TexasExtreme Wildfire Threat, Incident Period: November 27, 2005 to May 14, 2006, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1624): January 11, 2006, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1624, 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
  • TexasAlsbury Fire, Incident Period: August 28, 2000 to September 13, 2000, Natural disaster type: Fire
  • TexasExtreme Fire Hazards, Incident Period: August 1, 1999 to December 10, 1999, Emergency Declared (EM-3142): September 1, 1999, FEMA Id: FEMA-EM-3142, Natural disaster type: Fire
  • TexasExtreme Fire Hazard, Incident Period: August 30, 1993 to November 15, 1993, Emergency Declared (EM-3113): September 10, 1993, FEMA Id: FEMA-EM-3113, Natural disaster type: Fire
  • 3 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Johnson County (13) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 5
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Fires: 6, Hurricanes: 3, Storms: 3, Floods: 2, Tornadoes: 2, 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 (17%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (4%)
  • Accommodation and food services (4%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (22%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Manufacturing (9%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (16%)
  • Production occupations (11%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Transportation occupations (9%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (8%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (5%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (27%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (12%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (5%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (5%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (5%)

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

  • Mexico (68%)
  • Philippines (3%)
  • Micronesia (2%)
  • Colombia (2%)
  • Brazil (2%)
  • Romania (2%)
  • Canada (2%)

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

  • United States or American (21%)
  • German (13%)
  • English (10%)
  • Irish (10%)
  • French (except Basque) (2%)
  • Scottish (2%)
  • Scotch-Irish (2%)

Johnson County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 46,956 (80%)
  • Carpooled: 8,413 (14%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 37 (0%)
  • Railroad: 8 (0%)
  • Motorcycle: 89 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 100 (0%)
  • Walked: 877 (2%)
  • Other means: 419 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 1,494 (3%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

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


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

  • 982 people in state prisons
  • 777 people in nursing homes
  • 302 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 288 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 108 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 27 people in agriculture workers' dormitories on farms
  • 5 people in unknown juvenile institutions

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

  • 1,042 people in state prisons
  • 677 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 478 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 287 people in college/university student housing
  • 69 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 56 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 33 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 2 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $54,466.

7.95% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($38,683 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.95%
Texas average:

7.14%


0.04% of residents moved from foreign countries ($133 average AGI)
Johnson County:

0.04%
Texas average:

0.08%

6.21% relocated from other counties in Texas ($30,218 average AGI)
1.70% relocated from other states ($8,332 average AGI)
Johnson County:

1.70%
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 Tarrant County, TX  3.28% ($39,560 average AGI)
from Dallas County, TX  0.48% ($39,089)
from Ellis County, TX  0.20% ($38,790)
from Hill County, TX  0.19% ($37,899)
from Hood County, TX  0.15% ($36,584)
from Denton County, TX  0.14% ($38,366)
from Parker County, TX  0.14% ($40,944)


7.90% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($36,629 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.90%
Texas average:

6.69%


0.04% of residents moved to foreign countries ($130 average AGI)
Johnson County:

0.04%
Texas average:

0.10%

6.44% relocated to other counties in Texas ($30,156 average AGI)
1.42% relocated to other states ($6,342 average AGI)
Johnson County:

1.42%
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 Tarrant County, TX  3.36% ($37,095 average AGI)
to Dallas County, TX  0.40% ($31,444)
to Ellis County, TX  0.25% ($36,488)
to Hill County, TX  0.20% ($35,510)
to Hood County, TX  0.15% ($45,063)
to Parker County, TX  0.15% ($33,718)
to Denton County, TX  0.15% ($39,325)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 14.1
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 14.4
Births per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 13.5

Births per 1000 population in Johnson County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 8.1
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 7.8
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 7.9

Deaths per 1000 population in Johnson County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 8.0
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 6.9

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Johnson County

Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 24.2%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 15.5%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Johnson County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19

Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Johnson County


Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 18,531 (15,357 aged, 3,174 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 7,638 (19%)

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 Johnson County, Texas in 1999 - 2014:

  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (1309)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (1259)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (1195)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (890)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (710)
  • Unspecified dementia (649)
  • Congestive heart failure (579)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (412)
  • Atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease, so described (404)
  • Colon, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (300)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 15%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 14%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 0.7
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 2844.130
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 87.16
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 15972.89

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1440.130
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 748.760

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 24.55
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 63.54

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 6.83
Beer, wine & liquor stores per 100,000 population in 2005: 1

Homicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 32.2. 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 - 73.7
  • Suffocation - 22.9
  • Other - 15.6

Household type by relationship:

Households: 148,290
  • In family households: 133,316 (29,693 male householders, 10,554 female householders)
    31,302 spouses, 46,457 children (41,680 natural, 1,104 adopted, 3,673 stepchildren), 5,087 grandchildren, 1,392 brothers or sisters, 1,383 parents, 2,211 other relatives, 3,828 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 14,974 (5,918 male householders (4,551 living alone)), 6,028 female householders (5,171 living alone)), 3,028 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 2,644 (2,199 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 15,581 2-persons, 9,095 3-persons, 8,275 4-persons, 4,337 5-persons, 1,741 6-persons, 1,218 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 9,722 1-person, 1,764 2-persons, 279 3-persons, 105 4-persons, 54 5-persons, 12 6-persons, 10 7-or-more-persons.

26,017 married couples with children.
6,155 single-parent households (1,765 men, 4,390 women).

88.0% of residents of Johnson County speak English at home.
10.4% of residents speak Spanish at home (56% speak English very well, 18% speak English well, 18% speak English not well, 7% don't speak English at all).
0.9% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (75% speak English very well, 17% speak English well, 6% speak English not well, 2% don't speak English at all).
0.6% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (49% speak English very well, 34% speak English well, 15% speak English not well, 2% don't speak English at all).
0.1% of residents speak other language at home (97% speak English very well, 3% speak English not well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $503,443,000 ($3510 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $20,869,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $292,332,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $121,745,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $1,343,000
Federal grants: $66,920,000
Federal procurement contracts: $4,748,000 ($644,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $16,356,000 ($73,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $1,381,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $182,674,000
Federal Government insurance: $53,867,000

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

Births: 10,107
Here:

69 per 1000 residents
State:

85 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 5,660
Here:

39 per 1000 residents
State:

35 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +1,467
Here:

+10 per 1000 residents
State:

+29 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +13,861
Here:

+95 per 1000 residents
State:

+10 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Johnson County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 12.89 millions of gallons per day (61% from ground, 39% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.7
State:

5.8

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.4
State:

3.8

Year house built

  • 2005 or later: 2,239
  • 2000 to 2004: 12,391
  • 1990 to 1999: 12,241
  • 1980 to 1989: 9,717
  • 1970 to 1979: 10,521
  • 1960 to 1969: 3,594
  • 1950 to 1959: 3,241
  • 1940 to 1949: 1,275
  • 1939 or earlier: 2,887
Rooms in houses/apartments in Johnson County, Texas
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • 1 room: 47
  • 2 rooms: 306
  • 3 rooms: 1,297
  • 4 rooms: 3,152
  • 5 rooms: 10,525
  • 6 rooms: 9,129
  • 7 rooms: 5,282
  • 8 rooms: 2,629
  • 9+ rooms: 2,053
  • 1 room: 211
  • 2 rooms: 641
  • 3 rooms: 1,286
  • 4 rooms: 2,621
  • 5 rooms: 2,574
  • 6 rooms: 1,155
  • 7 rooms: 470
  • 8 rooms: 193
  • 9+ rooms: 65
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Johnson County, Texas
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 121
  • 1 bedroom: 805
  • 2 bedrooms: 6,000
  • 3 bedrooms: 21,245
  • 4 bedrooms: 5,529
  • 5+ bedrooms: 720
  • no bedroom: 241
  • 1 bedroom: 1,772
  • 2 bedrooms: 3,812
  • 3 bedrooms: 2,977
  • 4 bedrooms: 340
  • 5+ bedrooms: 74
Cars and other vehicles available in Johnson County, Texas in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 883
  • 1 vehicle: 7,340
  • 2 vehicles: 17,404
  • 3 vehicles: 6,357
  • 4 vehicles: 1,870
  • 5+ vehicles: 566
  • no vehicle: 1,078
  • 1 vehicle: 4,072
  • 2 vehicles: 3,167
  • 3 vehicles: 709
  • 4 vehicles: 150
  • 5+ vehicles: 40

51% of Johnson County residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 42% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 81% lived in Texas.

Johnson County:

51.0%
State average:

51.6%

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

  • This state: 88899
  • Northeast: 2871
  • Midwest: 9473
  • South: 11295
  • West: 6766

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $65,300


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 Johnson County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Electricity (59.5%)
  • Utility gas (22.6%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (16.5%)
  • Wood (0.5%)
  • Electricity (53.8%)
  • Utility gas (29.1%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (15.8%)
  • No fuel used (0.5%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 1,410
Here:

8.1%
Texas:

6.8%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 632
Here:

7.5%
Texas:

6.2%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 1,358
Here:

31.2%
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)

Johnson County government finances - Expenditure in 2006:

  • Construction - Correctional Institutions: $2,043,000
    General - Other: $904,000
    General Public Buildings: $693,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $6,226,000
    Correctional Institutions: $5,116,000
    Police Protection: $4,855,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $4,701,000
    Financial Administration: $3,127,000
    General - Other: $3,059,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,559,000
    Corrections - Other: $1,340,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Medical Care: $1,203,000
    Health - Other: $378,000
    General Public Buildings: $255,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $124,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,125,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $1,003,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $14,892,000

Johnson County government finances - Revenue in 2006:

  • Charges - All Other: $4,668,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $1,277,000
    General Revenue, NEC: $901,000
    Interest Earnings: $844,000
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $3,288,000
    Health and Hospitals: $177,000
    Highways: $69,000
  • Tax - Property: $23,475,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $2,200,000

Johnson County government finances - Debt in 2006:

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $25,682,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $25,321,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $361,000

Johnson County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $6,349,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $14,832,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $293,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 2,089
  • Number of aged recipients: 204
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 1,885
  • Number of recipients under 18: 373
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 1,366
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 350
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 711
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 892
Johnson County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Johnson 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 23 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 ORIGINATED856$127,084502$123,6161,369$143,004227$31,8334$1,694,500197$72,193167$75,671
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED44$112,61456$120,393144$139,15336$21,2781$10,000,00011$61,27341$67,659
APPLICATIONS DENIED145$112,552153$101,294715$137,446285$30,6560$047$64,213137$56,036
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN132$122,36492$124,902453$133,64955$46,4360$020$61,05036$74,389
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS21$88,04817$139,588106$148,03821$54,1430$06$50,00024$69,917
Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 23 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
D) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED74$172,18968$175,2355$107,2000$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED27$184,85216$216,3751$97,0001$66,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED15$166,46711$166,8183$87,0000$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN6$132,500139$119,9640$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS6$181,5001$266,0002$120,5000$0

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

Most common first names in Johnson County, TX among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James64573.1 years
William56875.6 years
Mary54379.8 years
John51975.2 years
Robert39672.1 years
Charles26470.6 years
George22775.7 years
Ruby19581.5 years
Thomas17471.7 years
Willie16978.5 years
Most common last names in Johnson County, TX among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith30574.6 years
Johnson21477.1 years
Jones20677.1 years
Moore17976.3 years
Williams17974.4 years
Davis16776.3 years
Brown15677.2 years
Miller12477.5 years
White10775.6 years
Wilson10273.8 years
Businesses in Johnson County, TX
NameCountNameCount
ALDI1Kroger2
AT&T4La Quinta4
Academy Sports + Outdoors1Lane Bryant1
Aeropostale1Lane Furniture1
Albertsons3Little Caesars Pizza2
Applebee's2Long John Silver's1
Arby's2Lowe's2
AutoZone5MasterBrand Cabinets2
Bath & Body Works1McDonald's7
Best Western2Motel 61
Blockbuster4Motherhood Maternity1
Budget Car Rental1Nike9
Burger King2Nissan1
CVS4Office Depot1
Catherines1Old Navy1
Chevrolet1Olive Garden1
Chick-Fil-A1On The Border1
Church's Chicken1Outback1
Cinnabon 1Outback Steakhouse1
Circle K1Pac Sun1
Comfort Inn1Panda Express2
Comfort Suites1Papa John's Pizza1
Cracker Barrel1Payless2
Curves3Penske2
DHL2PetSmart1
Dairy Queen1Pier 1 Imports1
Days Inn3Pizza Hut3
Dennys1Popeyes1
Discount Tire2Quiznos1
Domino's Pizza4RadioShack3
DressBarn1Red Lobster1
Dressbarn1Rue211
Famous Footwear1SONIC Drive-In12
FedEx17Sears2
Firestone Complete Auto Care1Sprint Nextel2
Ford2Staples2
GNC2Starbucks4
GameStop4Subway13
Goodwill1Super 81
H&R Block7T-Mobile5
Hilton2T.G.I. Driday's1
Hobby Lobby1T.J.Maxx1
Holiday Inn3Taco Bell4
Home Depot2Target1
Honda1True Value3
Howard Johnson1U-Haul11
IHOP1UPS12
JCPenney1Verizon Wireless2
Jack In The Box3Waffle House3
Jones New York2Walgreens3
Justice1Walmart2
KFC2Wendy's3
Kohl's1Wet Seal1

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