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Kaufman County, Texas (TX)

County population in 2016: 118,350 (51% urban, 49% rural); it was 71,313 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 19,736
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 7,690
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 19,299
Renter-occupied apartments: 7,538 (it was 5,068 in 2000)
% of renters here:

21%
State:

36%

Land area: 786 sq. mi.

Water area: 20.8 sq. mi.

Population density: 151 people per square mile   (average).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Kaufman County: 85.6 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (24.5%), Educational, health and social services (15.6%), Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing (15.0%), Construction (11.2%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 73%
  • Government: 5%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 22%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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Races in Kaufman County, Texas:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (65.8%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (20.5%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (10.7%)
  • Two or more races (1.3%)
  • Asian alone (1.2%)
Median resident age:  36.0 years
Texas median age:  34.5 years
Males: 58,708  (49.6%)
Females: 59,642  (50.4%)

Kaufman County,TX real estate house value trend

Average household size:
Kaufman County:

2.0 people
Texas:

3 people
Estimated median household income in 2016: $62,033 ($44,783 in 1999)

This county:

$62,033
Texas:

$56,565

Median contract rent in 2016 for apartments: $803 (lower quartile is $583, upper quartile is $937)
This county:

$803
State:

$809


Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $163,400 (it was $81,100 in 2000)
Kaufman:

$163,400
Texas:

$161,500
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $92,800 - $230,100
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,435
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $491

Institutionalized population: 1,107

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

  • Murders: 2
  • Rapes: 13
  • Robberies: 7
  • Assaults: 154
  • Burglaries: 532
  • Thefts: 838
  • Auto thefts: 170

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

  • Murders: 2
  • Rapes: 44
  • Robberies: 13
  • Assaults: 329
  • Burglaries: 569
  • Thefts: 749
  • Auto thefts: 167
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2000: 202 buildings, average cost: $80,700
  • 2001: 233 buildings, average cost: $92,200
  • 2002: 573 buildings, average cost: $91,600
  • 2003: 648 buildings, average cost: $117,500
  • 2004: 789 buildings, average cost: $103,500
  • 2005: 914 buildings, average cost: $112,300
  • 2006: 721 buildings, average cost: $124,400
  • 2007: 307 buildings, average cost: $159,400
  • 2008: 139 buildings, average cost: $182,700
  • 2009: 136 buildings, average cost: $223,500
  • 2010: 187 buildings, average cost: $204,900
  • 2011: 152 buildings, average cost: $188,400
  • 2012: 216 buildings, average cost: $175,400
  • 2013: 301 buildings, average cost: $180,200
  • 2014: 219 buildings, average cost: $185,800

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 2016: $3,334 (1.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $1,854 (1.6%)

Kaufman County household income distribution in 2009 Kaufman County home values distribution Kaufman County contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 12.6%
Kaufman County:

12.6%
Texas:

15.6%
(10.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 17.3% for Black residents, 24.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 45.9% for American Indian residents, 23.5% for other race residents, 14.5% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2016: 36.0 years old
(Males: 34.9 years old, Females: 36.8 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 40.3 years old, Black residents: 33.9 years old, American Indian residents: 40.6 years old, Asian residents: 22.1 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 27.2 years old, Other race residents: 21.6 years old)

Area name: Dallas, TX HUD Metro FMR Area
Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Kaufman County is $607 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $733 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $954 a month.

Cities in this county include: Terrell, Kaufman, Forney, Crandall, Travis Ranch, Mabank, Combine, Kemp, Talty, Elmo.

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

2012 air pollution in Kaufman County:

Nitrogen Dioxide: 0.00 ppm (standard limit: 0.053 ppm). Below U.S. average.
Ozone (1-hour): 0.033 ppm (standard limit: 0.12 ppm). Near U.S. average.
Sulfur Oxides Annual: 0.001 ppm (standard limit: 0.03 ppm). Near U.S. average.

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Neighboring counties: Cass County , Ouachita Parish, Louisiana , Glascock County, Georgia , Erath County , Gregg County , Marion County, Georgia , Henderson County , Toombs County, Georgia , Navarro County , Shackelford County , Van Zandt County .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

3.9%
Texas:

4.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 2,336
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 85.9%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 19.4%

Number of foreign born residents: 9,137 (29.8% naturalized citizens)

Kaufman County:

7.7%
Whole state:

17.0%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 2010 or later: 918
  • 2000 to 2009: 2,428
  • 1990 to 1999: 2,506
  • 1980 to 1989: 1,060
  • 1970 to 1979: 692
  • Before 1970: 290
Note: State values scaled to Kaufman County population

Mean travel time to work (commute): 35.6 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 42.8%

Kaufman County marital status for males Kaufman County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 29,140
  • One, attached: 331
  • Two: 664
  • 3 or 4: 1,725
  • 5 to 9: 749
  • 10 to 19: 598
  • 20 to 49: 482
  • 50 or more: 425
  • Mobile homes: 5,869
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 99

Housing units in Kaufman County with a mortgage: 17,927 (478 second mortgage, 310 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 9,408

Here:

65.4% with mortgage
State:

57.8% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Kaufman County

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant35,39596
Catholic6,0643
Mainline Protestant4,55422
Black Protestant1,86016
Other1,2826
Orthodox431
None54,152-
Kaufman County Religion Details
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 11
Kaufman County:

1.14 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
Here:

0.21 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (no gas): 13
This county:

1.35 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.11 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 42
Kaufman County:

4.35 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 43
This county:

4.46 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.13 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Kaufman County:

8.3%
Texas:

8.9%

Adult obesity rate:
Kaufman County:

26.9%
State:

26.6%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

16.3%
State:

15.7%

Agriculture in Kaufman County:

Average size of farms: 172 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $12,321
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $81.52
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 4.77%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 78.31%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $17,100
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 19.05%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 0.98%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $28,259
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 95.57%
Average age of principal farm operators: 56 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 21.01
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 0.48%
Corn for grain: 4382 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 8272 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 2426 harvested acres
Vegetables: 193 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 334 acres

Earthquake activity:

Kaufman County-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Texas state average. It is 79% 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 261.0 miles away from Kaufman 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 141.6 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 166.8 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 447.0 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 193.0 miles away from Kaufman County center
On 5/31/1997 at 03:26:41, a magnitude 3.4 (3.4 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 43.8 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:

  • Texas Severe Winter Storms, Tornadoes, Straight-line Winds, and Flooding, Incident Period: December 26, 2016 to January 21, 2016, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4255: February 09, 2016, FEMA Id: 4255, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm, Tornado, Flood, Wind
  • Texas Severe Storms, Tornadoes, Straight-line Winds, and Flooding, Incident Period: May 04, 2015 to June 23, 2015, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4223: May 29, 2015, FEMA Id: 4223, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood, Wind
  • Texas Hurricane Ike, Incident Period: September 07, 2008 to September 26, 2008, Emergency Declared EM-3294: September 10, 2008, FEMA Id: 3294, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Texas Wildfires, Incident Period: March 14, 2008 to September 01, 2008, Emergency Declared EM-3284: March 14, 2008, FEMA Id: 3284, Natural disaster type: Fire
  • Texas Severe Storms, Tornadoes, and Flooding, Incident Period: June 16, 2007 to August 03, 2007, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1709: June 29, 2007, FEMA Id: 1709, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Texas Hurricane Rita, Incident Period: September 23, 2005 to October 14, 2005, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1606: September 24, 2005, FEMA Id: 1606, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Texas Hurricane Rita, Incident Period: September 20, 2005 to October 14, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3261: September 21, 2005, FEMA Id: 3261, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Texas Hurricane Katrina, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 01, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3216: September 02, 2005, FEMA Id: 3216, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Texas Loss of the Space Shuttle Columbia, Incident Period: February 01, 2003, Emergency Declared EM-3171: February 01, 2003, FEMA Id: 3171, Natural disaster type: Other
  • Texas Extreme Fire Hazards, Incident Period: August 01, 1999 to December 10, 1999, Emergency Declared EM-3142: September 01, 1999, FEMA Id: 3142, Natural disaster type: Fire
  • 3 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Kaufman County (13) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 7

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 5, Tornadoes: 5, Hurricanes: 4, Storms: 4, Fires: 3, Winds: 2, Winter Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Class of Workers in 2016 (%)

Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Health care and social assistance (20%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (23%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Finance and insurance (8%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (16%)
  • Management occupations (12%)
  • Production occupations (9%)
  • Transportation occupations (8%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (8%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (23%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (15%)
  • Sales and related occupations (11%)
  • Management occupations (11%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (7%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (7%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (6%)

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

  • Mexico (72%)
  • Guatemala (3%)
  • Laos (2%)
  • Vietnam (2%)
  • Philippines (1%)
  • Kenya (1%)
  • Spain (1%)

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

  • American (18%)
  • English (6%)
  • German (5%)
  • Irish (5%)
  • Scotch-Irish (1%)
  • Italian (1%)
  • Scottish (1%)

Kaufman County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 24,355 (78.9%)
  • Carpooled: 3,885 (12.6%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 11 (0.0%)
  • Ferryboat: 6 (0.0%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 432 (1.4%)
  • Bicycle: 28 (0.1%)
  • Walked: 296 (1.0%)
  • Worked at home: 1,905 (6.2%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

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


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

  • 659 people in nursing homes
  • 392 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards
  • 149 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 145 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 38 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 35 people in other types of correctional institutions
  • 8 people in wards in general hospitals for patients who have no usual home elsewhere
  • 5 people in orthopedic wards and institutions for the physically handicapped
  • 4 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 3 people in homes for the mentally ill

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

  • 522 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 316 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals and psychiatric units in other hospitals
  • 255 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 157 people in college/university student housing
  • 28 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 27 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 14 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 9 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 8 people in group homes intended for adults
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $53,672.

8.81% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($40,420 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.81%
Texas average:

7.14%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
7.46% relocated from other counties in Texas ($34,489 average AGI)
1.35% relocated from other states ($5,931 average AGI)
Kaufman County:

1.35%
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 Dallas County, TX  3.77% ($40,938 average AGI)
from Henderson County, TX  0.60% ($30,416)
from Tarrant County, TX  0.38% ($44,111)
from Van Zandt County, TX  0.38% ($34,142)
from Collin County, TX  0.36% ($46,938)
from Rockwall County, TX  0.26% ($48,457)
from Hunt County, TX  0.24% ($39,593)


8.53% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($36,487 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.53%
Texas average:

6.69%


0.06% of residents moved to foreign countries ($274 average AGI)
Kaufman County:

0.06%
Texas average:

0.10%

7.22% relocated to other counties in Texas ($30,869 average AGI)
1.25% relocated to other states ($5,344 average AGI)
Kaufman County:

1.25%
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 Dallas County, TX  3.04% ($34,851 average AGI)
to Henderson County, TX  0.76% ($30,694)
to Van Zandt County, TX  0.42% ($36,268)
to Rockwall County, TX  0.35% ($56,864)
to Collin County, TX  0.33% ($38,095)
to Tarrant County, TX  0.32% ($33,451)
to Denton County, TX  0.27% ($33,604)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 14.3
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 15.4
Births per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 1.7

Births per 1000 population in Kaufman County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 9.5
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 8.9
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 7.8

Deaths per 1000 population in Kaufman County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 7.1
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 6.1

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Kaufman County

Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 23.0%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 13.8%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Kaufman County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19

Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Kaufman County


Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 12,347 (10,077 aged, 2,270 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 5,460 (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 Kaufman County, Texas in 1999 - 2014:

  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (902)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (822)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (668)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (604)
  • Unspecified dementia (548)
  • Atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease, so described (389)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (362)
  • Congestive heart failure (312)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (310)
  • Chronic ischaemic heart disease, unspecified (244)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 16%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 16%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 2.34
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 4,587
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 232
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 32,114

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,468
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 835
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 13

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 15
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 55

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 9
Beer, wine & liquor stores per 100,000 population in 2005: 1

Homicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 64.9. This is less than state average.

Mechanisms of homicide:

Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 40.3
  • Other - 24.6

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 154.3. This is more than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide:

Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 105.2
  • Other - 49.1

Household type by relationship:

Households: 118,350
  • In family households: 106,807 (15,537 male householders, 13,198 female householders)
    21,894 spouses, 40,352 children (37,637 natural, 1,076 adopted, 1,639 stepchildren), 5,957 grandchildren, 1,306 brothers or sisters, 2,374 parents, 3,608 other relatives, 2,581 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 9,983 (3,755 male householders (2,889 living alone)), 4,206 female householders (3,308 living alone)), 2,022 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 1,560

Size of family households: 10,275 2-persons, 7,481 3-persons, 4,634 4-persons, 3,845 5-persons, 1,818 6-persons, 682 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 6,197 1-person, 1,706 2-persons, 58 3-persons.

19,525 married couples with children.
6,080 single-parent households (1,302 men, 4,778 women).

82.6% of residents of Kaufman speak English at home.
14.6% of residents speak Spanish at home (59% speak English very well, 15% speak English well, 16% speak English not well, 9% don't speak English at all).
1.0% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (84% speak English very well, 10% speak English well, 6% speak English not well).
0.8% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (61% speak English very well, 22% speak English well, 16% speak English not well).
0.3% of residents speak other language at home (80% speak English very well, 6% speak English well, 13% speak English not well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $410,005,000 ($4,802 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $13,886,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $217,020,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $109,128,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $778,000
Federal grants: $64,945,000
Federal procurement contracts: $3,086,000 ($57,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $15,048,000 ($3,023,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $1,742,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $118,661,000
Federal Government insurance: $9,943,000

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

Births: 6,305
Here:

71 per 1000 residents
State:

85 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 3,803
Here:

43 per 1000 residents
State:

35 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +1,083
Here:

+12 per 1000 residents
State:

+29 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +14,393
Here:

+161 per 1000 residents
State:

+10 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Kaufman County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 5.36 millions of gallons per day (all from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.3
State:

6.2

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.6
State:

4.1

Year house built

  • 2014 or later: 1,602
  • 2010 to 2013: 1,893
  • 2000 to 2009: 11,775
  • 1990 to 1999: 7,526
  • 1980 to 1989: 5,907
  • 1970 to 1979: 5,009
  • 1960 to 1969: 2,453
  • 1950 to 1959: 1,504
  • 1940 to 1949: 805
  • 1939 or earlier: 1,608
Note: State values scaled to Kaufman population
Rooms in houses/apartments in Kaufman County, Texas
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Kaufman County population
  • 1 room: 72
  • 2 rooms: 13
  • 3 rooms: 325
  • 4 rooms: 1,579
  • 5 rooms: 5,071
  • 6 rooms: 8,210
  • 7 rooms: 4,693
  • 8 rooms: 3,478
  • 9+ rooms: 3,894
  • 1 room: 105
  • 2 rooms: 201
  • 3 rooms: 1,583
  • 4 rooms: 2,668
  • 5 rooms: 1,922
  • 6 rooms: 2,098
  • 7 rooms: 388
  • 8 rooms: 241
  • 9+ rooms: 155
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Kaufman County, Texas
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Kaufman County population
  • no bedroom: 258
  • 1 bedroom: 122
  • 2 bedrooms: 2,339
  • 3 bedrooms: 14,477
  • 4 bedrooms: 8,426
  • 5+ bedrooms: 1,713
  • no bedroom: 171
  • 1 bedroom: 1,150
  • 2 bedrooms: 4,163
  • 3 bedrooms: 3,041
  • 4 bedrooms: 836
  • 5+ bedrooms: 0
Cars and other vehicles available in Kaufman County, Texas in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Kaufman County population
  • no vehicle: 451
  • 1 vehicle: 3,987
  • 2 vehicles: 13,594
  • 3 vehicles: 6,049
  • 4 vehicles: 2,267
  • 5+ vehicles: 987
  • no vehicle: 1,266
  • 1 vehicle: 3,617
  • 2 vehicles: 2,999
  • 3 vehicles: 832
  • 4 vehicles: 647
  • 5+ vehicles: 0

85% of Kaufman County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 32% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 493% lived in Texas.

Kaufman County:

85.2%
State average:

84.1%

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

  • This state: 85,021
  • Other state: 23,584
  • Northeast: 2,336
  • Midwest: 7,187
  • South: 8,976
  • West: 5,085

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Kaufman County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Electricity (67.7%)
  • Utility gas (24.6%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (5.9%)
  • Wood (1.0%)
  • Solar energy (0.5%)
  • Other fuel (0.3%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (0.2%)
  • No fuel used (0.2%)
  • Electricity (73.6%)
  • Utility gas (21.2%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (3.3%)
  • Wood (0.7%)
  • No fuel used (0.6%)
  • Other fuel (0.2%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 721
Here:

4.8%
Texas:

6.6%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 521
Here:

7.2%
Texas:

6.4%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 642
Here:

10.9%
Texas:

15.1%

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)

Kaufman County government finances - Expenditure in 2002:

  • Construction - General: $12,000
  • Current Operations - Central Staff Services: $6,052,000
    Regular Highways: $3,622,000
    Corrections - Other: $2,870,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,805,000
    Financial Administration: $1,753,000
    Police Protection: $1,350,000
    Welfare - Other: $907,000
    General Public Buildings: $363,000
    Solid Waste Management: $161,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $146,000
    Libraries: $77,000
    Parks & Recreation: $11,000
    General - Other: $3,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $1,600,000
    Financial Administration: $207,000
    Regular Highways: $207,000
    Central Staff: $22,000
    Police Protection: $20,000
    Welfare - Other: $10,000
    Libraries: $4,000
    Corrections - Other: $3,000
    General Public Building: $2,000
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $6,920,000

Kaufman County government finances - Revenue in 2002:

  • Charges - All Other: $3,203,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $2,832,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $922,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $4,368,000
    Interest Earnings: $333,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $458,000
    All Other: $223,000
  • Tax - Property: $11,315,000

Kaufman County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002:

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $5,548,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 1,697
  • Number of aged recipients: 207
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 1,490
  • Number of recipients under 18: 289
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 1,068
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 340
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 617
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 687
Kaufman County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Kaufman 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 13 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 ORIGINATED854$137,957411$130,1871,112$148,529114$28,1671$1,187,000149$92,57074$68,662
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED45$135,44442$102,238144$133,27118$29,5000$011$94,90927$68,481
APPLICATIONS DENIED163$137,025137$93,737612$143,000178$30,3710$040$122,45076$56,829
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN103$132,03976$139,342375$149,47226$57,8080$022$112,59132$88,594
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS20$136,10028$128,64389$148,57325$50,2000$09$76,5569$57,556
Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 11 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 ORIGINATED87$168,64448$180,0212$108,5000$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED24$175,20822$174,5453$88,0001$55,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED7$156,2867$201,5712$55,5000$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN3$186,0004$155,2500$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS2$175,0002$138,0000$00$0

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

Most common first names in Kaufman County, TX among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James97472.1 years
William74574.2 years
Mary74078.8 years
John72174.5 years
Robert53171.5 years
Charles38871.6 years
George33474.4 years
Willie31577.0 years
Dorothy27674.1 years
Ruby25480.3 years
Most common last names in Kaufman County, TX among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith50074.7 years
Jones30475.6 years
Johnson30274.5 years
Williams27075.7 years
Davis25976.1 years
Brown21774.0 years
Wilson20975.3 years
Miller18575.1 years
Moore18473.1 years
Taylor15573.9 years
Businesses in Kaufman County, TX
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven1La Quinta1
AT&T3La-Z-Boy1
Ace Hardware1Lane Bryant1
Applebee's1Lane Furniture3
Arby's1Levi Strauss & Co.1
AutoZone4Little Caesars Pizza3
Best Western4Long John Silver's1
Blockbuster2Lowe's1
CVS3Maurices1
Catherines1McDonald's4
Chevrolet2Motel 61
Chick-Fil-A1Nike3
Church's Chicken1Old Navy1
Circle K2Panda Express1
ColorTyme2Payless2
Comfort Inn1Penske1
Curves2Pizza Hut3
Dairy Queen2RadioShack1
Days Inn1Rue211
Dennys3SONIC Drive-In9
Domino's Pizza1Sprint Nextel4
DressBarn1Starbucks2
Dressbarn1Subaru1
Famous Footwear1Subway14
FedEx9Super 82
Firestone Complete Auto Care1T-Mobile3
GameStop2Taco Bell4
Gap1The Room Place1
Gymboree1Toys"R"Us1
H&R Block5U-Haul14
Holiday Inn1UPS11
Home Depot1Waffle House2
IHOP1Walgreens2
Jack In The Box4Walmart3
KFC3Wendy's3

Kaufman County on our top lists:

  • #18 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest decrease in the number of deaths per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #32 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest Nitrogen Dioxide air pollution readings in 2012 (ppm)"
  • #76 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for Romney (Republican) in the 2012 Presidential Election (pop. 50,000+)"