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Kaufman County, Texas (TX)

County population in 2017: 122,883 (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: 156 people per square mile   (average).

March 2019 cost of living index in Kaufman County: 86.1 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (24.3%), Educational, health and social services (23.2%), Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing (13.9%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 77%
  • Government: 6%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 16%
  • Unpaid family work: 1%
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  • Races in Kaufman County, TX (2017)
    • 77,943109.3%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 24,81734.8%Hispanic or Latino
    • 12,94318.1%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 1,5802.2%Two or more races
    • 1,4992.1%Asian alone
    • 3710.5%Some other race alone
    • 3470.5%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
Median resident age:

35.5 years
Texas median age:

34.7 years
Males: 59,791  (48.7%)
Females: 63,092  (51.3%)
Average household size:
Kaufman County:

2.0 people
Texas:

3 people

Estimated median household income in 2017: $65,841 ($44,783 in 1999)
This county:

$65,841
Texas:

$59,206

Median contract rent in 2017 for apartments: $771 (lower quartile is $604, upper quartile is $976)
This county:

$771
State:

$843


Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $182,300 (it was $81,100 in 2000)
Kaufman:

$182,300
Texas:

$172,200
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $104,500 - $263,400
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,510
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $519

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:

  • 1997: 148 buildings, average cost: $86,500
  • 1998: 203 buildings, average cost: $92,800
  • 1999: 178 buildings, average cost: $83,600
  • 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
  • 2015: 265 buildings, average cost: $178,600
  • 2016: 446 buildings, average cost: $200,100
  • 2017: 903 buildings, average cost: $214,700
Number of permits per 10,000 Kaufman, TX residents
Average permit cost in Kaufman, TX
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $4,137 (2.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,805 (1.4%)

Distribution of median household income in Kaufman, TX in 2017
Distribution of house value in Kaufman, TX in 2017
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Kaufman, TX in 2017
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 8.8%
Kaufman County:

8.8%
Texas:

14.7%
(6.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 14.7% for Black residents, 22.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 33.7% for American Indian residents, 23.6% for other race residents, 13.8% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2017: 35.5 years old
(Males: 35.0 years old, Females: 35.9 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 39.5 years old, Black residents: 34.6 years old, American Indian residents: 39.4 years old, Asian residents: 21.9 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 25.8 years old, Other race residents: 21.7 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

2018 air pollution in Kaufman County:

Nitrogen Dioxide: 0.00 ppm (standard limit: 0.053 ppm). Below U.S. average.
Ozone (1-hour): 0.029 ppm (standard limit: 0.12 ppm). Near U.S. average.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual: 7.5 µg/m3(standard limit: 15.0 µg/m3). Near U.S. average.
Sulfur Oxides Annual: 0.000 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:

3.4%
Texas:

3.5%

Unemployment by year in Kaufman, TX
County total employment by year in Kaufman, TX
County average yearly wages by year in Kaufman, TX

Current college students: 2,336
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 85.1%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 22.5%

Number of foreign born residents: 9,438 (46.7% naturalized citizens)

Kaufman County:

7.7%
Whole state:

17.1%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 1,1382010 or later
  • 2,0392000 to 2009
  • 2,7641990 to 1999
  • 1,0601980 to 1989
  • 6921970 to 1979
  • 290Before 1970

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: 31,781
  • One, attached: 334
  • Two: 109
  • 3 or 4: 1,235
  • 5 to 9: 299
  • 10 to 19: 517
  • 20 to 49: 225
  • 50 or more: 477
  • Mobile homes: 6,140

Housing units in Kaufman County with a mortgage: 19,003 (597 second mortgage, 206 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 10,810

Here:

65.5% with mortgage
State:

57.7% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Kaufman County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
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).
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Kaufman

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 26,214 (79.5%)
  • Carpooled: 3,721 (11.3%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 21 (0.1%)
  • Ferryboat: 16 (0.0%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 571 (1.7%)
  • Bicycle: 23 (0.1%)
  • Walked: 357 (1.1%)
  • Worked at home: 2,133 (6.5%)
Class of Workers in 2017
Most common industries in 2017 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2017


  • Health care and social assistance (18%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Manufacturing (5%)

Most common industries for females in 2017


  • Health care and social assistance (21%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (7%)
  • Manufacturing (5%)

Most common occupations in 2017 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2017


  • Construction and extraction occupations (13%)
  • Management occupations (11%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (10%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Production occupations (9%)
  • Material moving occupations (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (6%)

Most common occupations for females in 2017


  • Office and administrative support occupations (23%)
  • Sales and related occupations (12%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (11%)
  • Management occupations (10%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (8%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (8%)
  • Production occupations (4%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Mexico (71%)
  • India (3%)
  • Philippines (2%)
  • El Salvador (1%)
  • Asia,n.e.c. (1%)
  • Honduras (1%)
  • Laos (1%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Kaufman County


  • American (21%)
  • English (7%)
  • German (4%)
  • Irish (4%)
  • Scotch-Irish (1%)
  • Italian (1%)
  • Scottish (1%)

Owners and renters by unit type
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 $64,707.

10.80% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($52,273 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

10.80%
Texas average:

7.43%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
9.24% relocated from other counties in Texas ($44,774 average AGI)
1.56% relocated from other states ($7,498 average AGI)
Kaufman County:

1.56%
Texas average:

2.52%

Residents relocating <b>from</b> other counties or countries

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Dallas County, TX  4.86% ($52,760 average AGI)
from Henderson County, TX  0.54% ($37,649)
from Rockwall County, TX  0.47% ($67,139)
from Collin County, TX  0.47% ($61,950)
from Tarrant County, TX  0.42% ($56,631)
from Van Zandt County, TX  0.33% ($43,454)
from Denton County, TX  0.30% ($67,584)


8.18% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($49,266 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.18%
Texas average:

7.26%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
7.07% relocated to other counties in Texas ($43,089 average AGI)
1.11% relocated to other states ($6,177 average AGI)
Kaufman County:

1.11%
Texas average:

2.32%

Residents relocating <b>to</b> other counties or countries

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Dallas County, TX  2.78% ($41,644 average AGI)
to Henderson County, TX  0.67% ($43,199)
to Van Zandt County, TX  0.47% ($48,598)
to Rockwall County, TX  0.46% ($91,623)
to Collin County, TX  0.38% ($57,981)
to Tarrant County, TX  0.30% ($45,790)
to Hunt County, TX  0.25% ($58,417)

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 population 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
Population without health insurance coverage in Kaufman County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Kaufman County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Kaufman County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Kaufman County
Population under 19 years 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 Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in 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: 122,883
  • In family households: 111,591 (15,374 male householders, 13,649 female householders)
    22,668 spouses, 46,559 children (42,630 natural, 841 adopted, 3,088 stepchildren), 4,028 grandchildren, 1,460 brothers or sisters, 2,002 parents, 2,787 other relatives, 3,064 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 9,714 (4,304 male householders (3,857 living alone)), 4,242 female householders (4,135 living alone)), 1,168 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 1,578

Size of family households: 11,786 2-persons, 6,231 3-persons, 6,404 4-persons, 2,621 5-persons, 1,228 6-persons, 753 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 7,992 1-person, 518 2-persons, 36 3-persons.

21,845 married couples with children.
8,591 single-parent households (1,488 men, 7,103 women).

82.7% of residents of Kaufman speak English at home.
15.2% of residents speak Spanish at home (61% speak English very well, 15% speak English well, 15% speak English not well, 9% don't speak English at all).
0.6% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (66% speak English very well, 15% speak English well, 18% speak English not well).
0.6% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (55% speak English very well, 27% speak English well, 19% speak English not well).
0.3% of residents speak other language at home (79% speak English very well, 8% 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:

4.8
State:

4.1

Year house built in Kaufman County, Texas
  • Year house built in Kaufman County, Texas
  • 3,2512014 or later
  • 3,0082010 to 2013
  • 13,5632000 to 2009
  • 5,5201990 to 1999
  • 5,4841980 to 1989
  • 4,0341970 to 1979
  • 2,3071960 to 1969
  • 1,6221950 to 1959
  • 7581940 to 1949
  • 1,5701939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Kaufman County, Texas
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Kaufman County, Texas
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Kaufman County, Texas
  • 2201 room
  • 832 rooms
  • 1483 rooms
  • 2,1074 rooms
  • 7,1235 rooms
  • 6,1496 rooms
  • 5,2407 rooms
  • 4,3698 rooms
  • 4,3749+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Kaufman County, Texas
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Kaufman County, Texas
  • 1341 room
  • 1172 rooms
  • 9363 rooms
  • 1,9304 rooms
  • 2,6405 rooms
  • 7306 rooms
  • 6057 rooms
  • 3418 rooms
  • 3239+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Kaufman County, Texas
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Kaufman County, Texas
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Kaufman County, Texas
  • 220no bedroom
  • 4221 bedroom
  • 2,4002 bedrooms
  • 15,8133 bedrooms
  • 10,1184 bedrooms
  • 8405+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Kaufman County, Texas
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Kaufman County, Texas
  • 134no bedroom
  • 7871 bedroom
  • 2,3822 bedrooms
  • 3,4993 bedrooms
  • 6854 bedrooms
  • 2695+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Kaufman County, Texas in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Kaufman County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Kaufman County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 719no vehicle
  • 5,6971 vehicle
  • 14,2812 vehicles
  • 5,9993 vehicles
  • 1,8414 vehicles
  • 1,2765+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Kaufman County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Kaufman County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 479no vehicle
  • 3,1001 vehicle
  • 2,7832 vehicles
  • 7743 vehicles
  • 2334 vehicles
  • 3875+ vehicles

85.9% 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, 89% lived in Texas.

Kaufman County:

85.9%
State average:

84.3%

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

  • This state: 86,196
  • Other state: 26,347
  • Northeast: 2,405
  • Midwest: 7,052
  • South: 9,765
  • West: 7,125
Year householders moved into unit in Kaufman County, TX
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Kaufman County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 67.4%Electricity
  • 25.1%Utility gas
  • 6.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.9%Wood
  • 0.3%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.3%No fuel used
  • 0.2%Other fuel
  • 0.2%Solar energy
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 73.0%Electricity
  • 22.6%Utility gas
  • 2.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.6%No fuel used
  • 0.4%Wood
  • 0.3%Other fuel

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 2,028
Here:

12.7%
Texas:

6.5%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 147
Here:

1.9%
Texas:

6.3%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 851
Here:

17.1%
Texas:

15.0%

Educational Attainment
School Enrollment by Level of School
Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability

Kaufman County government finances - Expenditure in 2012:

  • Charges - Other: $3,998,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $1,230,000
    General - Other: $238,000
  • Current Operations - Correctional Institutions: $8,318,000
    General - Other: $7,765,000
    Regular Highways: $5,276,000
    Police Protection: $5,247,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $4,608,000
    Financial Administration: $2,336,000
    Corrections - Other: $1,994,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $1,344,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,058,000
    General Public Buildings: $659,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $279,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $224,000
    Libraries: $218,000
    Solid Waste Management: $168,000
    Local Fire Protection: $153,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $835,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $79,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $16,830,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $15,500,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,330,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $1,070,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $354,000
    Sale of Property: $280,000
    Interest Earnings: $258,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $6,066,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $1,861,000
    Public Welfare: $437,000
    General Local Government Support: $96,000
  • Tax - Property: $33,167,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $2,486,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $45,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $22,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $15,725,000

Kaufman County government finances - Revenue in 2012:

  • Charges - Other: $3,998,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $1,230,000
    General - Other: $238,000
  • Current Operations - Correctional Institutions: $8,318,000
    General - Other: $7,765,000
    Regular Highways: $5,276,000
    Police Protection: $5,247,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $4,608,000
    Financial Administration: $2,336,000
    Corrections - Other: $1,994,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $1,344,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,058,000
    General Public Buildings: $659,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $279,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $224,000
    Libraries: $218,000
    Solid Waste Management: $168,000
    Local Fire Protection: $153,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $835,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $79,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $16,830,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $15,500,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,330,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $1,070,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $354,000
    Sale of Property: $280,000
    Interest Earnings: $258,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $6,066,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $1,861,000
    Public Welfare: $437,000
    General Local Government Support: $96,000
  • Tax - Property: $33,167,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $2,486,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $45,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $22,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $15,725,000

Kaufman County government finances - Debt in 2012:

  • Charges - Other: $3,998,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $1,230,000
    General - Other: $238,000
  • Current Operations - Correctional Institutions: $8,318,000
    General - Other: $7,765,000
    Regular Highways: $5,276,000
    Police Protection: $5,247,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $4,608,000
    Financial Administration: $2,336,000
    Corrections - Other: $1,994,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $1,344,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,058,000
    General Public Buildings: $659,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $279,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $224,000
    Libraries: $218,000
    Solid Waste Management: $168,000
    Local Fire Protection: $153,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $835,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $79,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $16,830,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $15,500,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,330,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $1,070,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $354,000
    Sale of Property: $280,000
    Interest Earnings: $258,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $6,066,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $1,861,000
    Public Welfare: $437,000
    General Local Government Support: $96,000
  • Tax - Property: $33,167,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $2,486,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $45,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $22,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $15,725,000

Kaufman County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012:

  • Charges - Other: $3,998,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $1,230,000
    General - Other: $238,000
  • Current Operations - Correctional Institutions: $8,318,000
    General - Other: $7,765,000
    Regular Highways: $5,276,000
    Police Protection: $5,247,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $4,608,000
    Financial Administration: $2,336,000
    Corrections - Other: $1,994,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $1,344,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,058,000
    General Public Buildings: $659,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $279,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $224,000
    Libraries: $218,000
    Solid Waste Management: $168,000
    Local Fire Protection: $153,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $835,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $79,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $16,830,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $15,500,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,330,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $1,070,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $354,000
    Sale of Property: $280,000
    Interest Earnings: $258,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $6,066,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $1,861,000
    Public Welfare: $437,000
    General Local Government Support: $96,000
  • Tax - Property: $33,167,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $2,486,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $45,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $22,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $15,725,000

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
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 in Kaufman, TX
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Kaufman, TX - 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

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  • #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)"
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