Jump to a detailed profile or search site with Google Custom Search

Jones County, Texas (TX)

County population in 2014: 19,936 (15% urban, 85% rural); it was 20,785 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 2,033
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 2,738
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 4,860
Renter-occupied apartments: 1,263 (it was 1,280 in 2000)
% of renters here:

21%
State:

36%

Land area: 931 sq. mi.

Water area: 6.1 sq. mi.

Population density: 21 people per square mile   (low).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Jones County: 79.7 (low, U.S. average is 100)

We are giving away a $200 prize - enter simply by sending us your own pictures of this county!
Click here to upload your Jones County photos (outside city limits)

Industries providing employment: Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (51.7%), Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing (23.0%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 36%
  • Government: 3%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 60%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
  • OSM Map
  • General Map
  • Google Map
  • MSN Map

Options
X
Data:
Loading data...
Based on 2000-2013 data
Loading data...

123
Hide US histogram

Jones County races chart

Races in Jones County, Texas:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (62.1%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (24.8%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (11.3%)
  • Two or more races (0.9%)
Median resident age:  39.0 years
Texas median age:  33.0 years
Males: 12,219  (61.3%)
Females: 7,717  (38.7%)
Jones County, TX forum
Recent posts about Jones County, Texas on our local forum with over 1,900,000 registered users. Jones County is mentioned 11 times on our forum:
Texas Music Thread  (199 replies)
Julian Castro and Anti-Illegal Immigrant Sign?  (46 replies)
Snow in Texas!!!  (19 replies)
Another Texas thang fading away  (33 replies)
Possible move to Canyon, TX  (27 replies)
Average household size:
Jones County:

2.0 people
Texas:

3 people
Estimated median household income in 2013: $41,904 ($29,572 in 1999)

This county:

$41904
Texas:

$51704

Median contract rent in 2013 for apartments: $421 (lower quartile is $288, upper quartile is $546)
This county:

$421
State:

$711


Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $62,979 (it was $37,000 in 2000)
Jones:

$62,979
Texas:

$132,000
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $29,538 - $110,258
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $912
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $382

Institutionalized population: 4,943

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 0
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 7
  • Burglaries: 22
  • Thefts: 10
  • Auto thefts: 4

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

  • Murders: 2
  • Rapes: 6
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 24
  • Burglaries: 45
  • Thefts: 37
  • Auto thefts: 1
Jones County, TX map from a distance

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2007: 1 building, cost: $60,000
  • 2008: 1 building, cost: $70,000
  • 2009: 1 building, cost: $70,000
  • 2010: 0 buildings
  • 2011: 0 buildings
  • 2012: 0 buildings
  • 2013: 2 buildings, average cost: $42,500
  • 2014: 1 building, cost: $350,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2004 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,373 (1.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $774 (1.4%)

Jones County household income distribution in 2009 Jones County home values distribution Jones County contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 20.4%
(15.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 66.1% for Black residents, 28.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 36.5% for other race residents, 24.4% for two or more races residents)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 19.9%
Jones County:

19.9%
Texas:

17.5%
(15.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 66.9% for Black residents, 28.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 34.5% for other race residents, 24.0% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2013: 39 years old
(Males: 37 years old, Females: 44 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 45 years old, Black residents: 36 years old, American Indian residents: 29 years old, Asian residents: 50 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 33 years old, Other race residents: 34 years old)

Area name: Abilene, TX MSA
Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Jones County is $419 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $528 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $687 a month.

Cities in this county include: Hawley-Noodle, Stamford, Anson, Hawley, Lueders.

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

Click to draw/clear Jones County borders

Notable locations in this county outside city limits:

Notable locations in Jones County: Brinson Ranch (A), Cedar Point Ranch (B), Cedar Point Windmill (C), Twin Windmills (D), Hockley County Memorial Library (E), Seagraves-Loop Museum (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Mill in the Flat Pond (A), Cedar Lake (B), McKenzie Lake (C), Wooden Tank (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Jones County: Gaines County Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Neighboring counties: Otero County, New Mexico , Tuscaloosa County, Alabama , Fisher County , Franklin County , Howard County , Mitchell County .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

5.6%
Texas:

4.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 438
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 64.3%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 8.2%

Number of foreign born residents: 326 (64% naturalized citizens)

Jones County:

1.6%
Whole state:

13.9%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1995 to March 2000: 41
  • 1990 to 1994: 24
  • 1985 to 1989: 40
  • 1980 to 1984: 82
  • 1975 to 1979: 43
  • 1970 to 1974: 40
  • 1970 to 1974: 13
  • 1965 to 1969: 43

Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.3 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 52.0%

Jones County marital status for males Jones County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 5,765
  • One, attached: 49
  • Two: 181
  • 3 or 4: 42
  • 5 to 9: 27
  • 10 to 19: 43
  • 20 or more: 38
  • Mobile homes: 1,087
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 4

Housing units in Jones County with a mortgage: 1,345 (36 second mortgage, 59 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 2,135

Here:

0.0% with mortgage
State:

64.2% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Jones County

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant6,83835
Mainline Protestant1,2468
Catholic9973
Black Protestant1392
Other3-
None10,979-
Jones 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: 3
Jones County:

1.56 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.


Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
This county:

0.52 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.11 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 8
Jones County:

4.15 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 3
This county:

1.56 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.13 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Jones County:

9.4%
Texas:

8.9%

Adult obesity rate:
Jones County:

27.1%
State:

26.6%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

13.7%
State:

15.7%

Agriculture in Jones County:

Average size of farms: 563 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $42,728
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $97.29
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 0.00%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 50.67%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $45,976
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 38.45%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 1.30%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $55,393
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 91.39%
Average age of principal farm operators: 58 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 9.56
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 0.17%
All wheat for grain: 83859 harvested acres
Upland cotton: 84671 harvested acres
Vegetables: 98 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 99 acres

Tornado activity:

Jones County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly below Texas state average. It is 5459440.0 times below overall U.S. average.
Tornadoes in this county have caused 28 injuries recorded between 1950 and 2004.
On 5/12/1982, a category 2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado injured 17 people

Earthquake activity:

Jones County-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Texas state average. It is 64% 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 52.3 miles away from Jones 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 267.5 miles away from the county center
On 1/2/1992 at 11:45:35, a magnitude 5.0 (4.6 MB, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 188.5 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, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 162.6 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 238.3 miles away from Jones County center
On 2/15/1974 at 13:33:49, a magnitude 4.6 (4.5 MB, 4.6 LG) earthquake occurred 260.6 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:

  • 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
  • TexasTropical Storm Erin, Incident Period: August 14, 2007 to August 20, 2007, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1730): October 2, 2007, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1730, Natural disaster type: Tropical Storm
  • TexasSevere Storms, Tornadoes, and Flooding, Incident Period: June 16, 2007 to August 3, 2007, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1709): June 29, 2007, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1709, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • 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
  • TexasSevere Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: June 29, 2002 to July 31, 2002, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1425): July 4, 2002, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1425, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • 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
  • TexasSevere Storm, Thunderstorms, Incident Period: December 20, 1991 to January 14, 1992, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-930): December 26, 1991, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-930, Natural disaster type: Storm
  • 1 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Jones County (11) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 4, Fires: 3, Floods: 3, Hurricanes: 3, Tornadoes: 2, Tropical Storm: 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 (34%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (32%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Accommodation and food services (4%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (17%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (14%)
  • Management occupations (12%)
  • Transportation occupations (9%)
  • Production occupations (8%)
  • Sales and related occupations (7%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (5%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (24%)
  • Sales and related occupations (11%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (11%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (10%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (5%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (5%)

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

  • Mexico (75%)
  • United Kingdom (4%)
  • Vietnam (3%)
  • Argentina (3%)
  • Japan (2%)
  • India (2%)
  • Lebanon (2%)

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

  • United States or American (26%)
  • English (10%)
  • German (10%)
  • Irish (9%)
  • Scotch-Irish (2%)
  • Dutch (1%)
  • French (except Basque) (1%)

Jones County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 5,491 (81%)
  • Carpooled: 968 (14%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 7 (0%)
  • Motorcycle: 6 (0%)
  • Walked: 108 (2%)
  • Other means: 34 (0%)
  • Worked at home: 194 (3%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

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


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

  • 4,650 people in state prisons
  • 210 people in nursing homes
  • 69 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 32 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 4 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill
  • 4 people in other hospitals or wards for chronically ill

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

  • 4,590 people in state prisons
  • 217 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 136 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 61 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 3 people in group homes intended for adults
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $42,676.

9.01% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($32,889 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.01%
Texas average:

7.14%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
7.68% relocated from other counties in Texas ($27,970 average AGI)
1.33% relocated from other states ($4,918 average AGI)
Jones County:

1.33%
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 Taylor County, TX  3.46% ($31,785 average AGI)
from Tarrant County, TX  0.33% ($33,235)
from Lubbock County, TX  0.27% ($22,714)
from Dallas County, TX  0.23% ($41,250)
from Haskell County, TX  0.23% ($30,000)


9.33% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($31,263 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.33%
Texas average:

6.69%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
8.35% relocated to other counties in Texas ($28,722 average AGI)
0.97% relocated to other states ($2,541 average AGI)
Jones County:

0.97%
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 Taylor County, TX  4.40% ($27,580 average AGI)
to Callahan County, TX  0.27% ($39,643)
to Tarrant County, TX  0.23% ($34,583)
to Haskell County, TX  0.21% ($37,636)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 10.4
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 9.3

Births per 1000 population in Jones County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 11.4
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 10.3
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 9.6

Deaths per 1000 population in Jones County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 11.8
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 9.3

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Jones County

Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 26.2%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 15.6%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Jones County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19

Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Jones County


Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 2,983 (2,504 aged, 479 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 550 (16%)

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 Jones County, Texas in 1999 - 2014:

  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (332)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (319)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (196)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (164)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (145)
  • Congestive heart failure (95)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (76)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (62)
  • Unspecified dementia (51)
  • Colon, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (24)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 22%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 22%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 14.93
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 7470.260
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 393.170
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 32434.18

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1074.180
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1028.580
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 10.13

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 16.07
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 50.67

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 5.07

Crimes per 100,000 population in 1996: 1

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 165.0. This is more than state average.

Household type by relationship:

Households: 15,195
  • In family households: 13,088 (3,143 male householders, 1,093 female householders)
    3,328 spouses, 4,108 children (3,614 natural, 135 adopted, 359 stepchildren), 559 grandchildren, 117 brothers or sisters, 109 parents, 205 other relatives, 319 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 2,107 (892 male householders (731 living alone)), 906 female householders (803 living alone)), 309 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 5,007 (4,943 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 1,999 2-persons, 913 3-persons, 706 4-persons, 368 5-persons, 152 6-persons, 98 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 1,534 1-person, 235 2-persons, 20 3-persons, 5 4-persons, 1 5-persons, 3 6-persons.

2,999 married couples with children.
884 single-parent households (222 men, 662 women).

83.6% of residents of Jones County speak English at home.
16.0% of residents speak Spanish at home (80% speak English very well, 14% speak English well, 5% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).
0.3% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (63% speak English very well, 38% speak English well).
0.1% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (75% speak English very well, 25% speak English well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $117,158,000 ($5831 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $12,544,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $45,453,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $27,917,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $13,616,000
Federal grants: $21,011,000
Federal procurement contracts: $622,000 ($9,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $8,538,000 ($5,203,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $651,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $3,549,000
Federal Government insurance: $18,397,000

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

Births: 922
Here:

47 per 1000 residents
State:

85 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 1,078
Here:

55 per 1000 residents
State:

35 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +35
Here:

+2 per 1000 residents
State:

+29 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -865
Here -44 per 1000 residents
State +10 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Jones County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 1.31 millions of gallons per day (all from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.6
State:

5.8

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.6
State:

3.8

Year house built

  • 2005 or later: 28
  • 2000 to 2004: 631
  • 1990 to 1999: 411
  • 1980 to 1989: 1,256
  • 1970 to 1979: 1,277
  • 1960 to 1969: 732
  • 1950 to 1959: 1,220
  • 1940 to 1949: 680
  • 1939 or earlier: 992
Rooms in houses/apartments in Jones County, Texas
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • 1 room: 4
  • 2 rooms: 65
  • 3 rooms: 131
  • 4 rooms: 783
  • 5 rooms: 1,361
  • 6 rooms: 1,378
  • 7 rooms: 587
  • 8 rooms: 326
  • 9+ rooms: 225
  • 1 room: 6
  • 2 rooms: 49
  • 3 rooms: 192
  • 4 rooms: 344
  • 5 rooms: 342
  • 6 rooms: 237
  • 7 rooms: 87
  • 8 rooms: 7
  • 9+ rooms: 16
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Jones County, Texas
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 8
  • 1 bedroom: 209
  • 2 bedrooms: 1,498
  • 3 bedrooms: 2,469
  • 4 bedrooms: 591
  • 5+ bedrooms: 85
  • no bedroom: 22
  • 1 bedroom: 241
  • 2 bedrooms: 505
  • 3 bedrooms: 469
  • 4 bedrooms: 32
  • 5+ bedrooms: 11
Cars and other vehicles available in Jones County, Texas in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 183
  • 1 vehicle: 1,402
  • 2 vehicles: 2,246
  • 3 vehicles: 792
  • 4 vehicles: 199
  • 5+ vehicles: 38
  • no vehicle: 180
  • 1 vehicle: 662
  • 2 vehicles: 374
  • 3 vehicles: 46
  • 4 vehicles: 10
  • 5+ vehicles: 8

48% of Jones County residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 25% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 93% lived in Texas.

Jones County:

48.2%
State average:

51.6%

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

  • This state: 15193
  • Northeast: 1037
  • Midwest: 1449
  • South: 954
  • West: 1766

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $14,300


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 3%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 4%

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Jones County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (42.9%)
  • Electricity (35.9%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (18.5%)
  • Wood (2.0%)
  • Utility gas (52.9%)
  • Electricity (28.7%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (15.5%)
  • Wood (2.1%)
  • No fuel used (0.7%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 27
Here:

1.3%
Texas:

6.8%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 303
Here:

13.0%
Texas:

6.2%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 87
Here:

21.8%
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)

Jones County government finances - Expenditure in 2002:

  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $1,056,000
    Police Protection: $934,000
    Financial Administration: $638,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $552,000
    Central Staff Services: $418,000
    General - Other: $333,000
    Corrections - Other: $229,000
    General Public Buildings: $112,000
    Parks & Recreation: $75,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $47,000
    Health Services - Other: $13,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $47,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $157,000
    Natural Resource - Other: $22,000
    General Public Building: $19,000
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $1,927,000

Jones County government finances - Revenue in 2002:

  • Charges - All Other: $414,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $71,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $372,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $68,000
    Interest Earnings: $55,000
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $546,000
    Highways: $29,000
  • Tax - Property: $2,527,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $633,000

Jones County government finances - Debt in 2002:

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $789,000
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Other NEC: $118,000
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $240,000
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $441,000
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $226,000

Jones County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002:

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $958,000
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $49,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 451
  • Number of aged recipients: 69
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 382
  • Number of recipients under 18: 58
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 259
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 134
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 191
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 175
Jones County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

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

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Most common first names in Jones County, TX among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James13673.3 years
John13076.9 years
William11978.2 years
Mary11178.7 years
Robert7176.4 years
George5578.1 years
Charles5077.3 years
Thomas4978.1 years
Willie4577.5 years
Ruby3879.2 years
Most common last names in Jones County, TX among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith7277.3 years
Jones6876.1 years
Davis4779.6 years
Johnson3976.5 years
White3574.1 years
Wilson3077.1 years
Taylor3074.6 years
Moore3080.4 years
Williams2975.2 years
Martin2975.1 years
Businesses in Jones County, TX
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven2Pizza Hut1
Chevrolet1SONIC Drive-In2
FedEx1Subway3
Ford1U-Haul1
H&R Block1UPS1
La-Z-Boy1Walmart1