Kimble County, Texas (TX)

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County population in 2012: 4,560 (56% urban, 44% rural); it was 4,468 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 525
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 979
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 1,373
Renter-occupied apartments: 512 (it was 493 in 2000)
% of renters here:

26%
State:

36%

Land area: 1251 sq. mi.

Water area: 0.2 sq. mi.

Population density: 4 people per square mile   (very low).

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Kimble County: 79.7 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (53.3%), Educational, health and social services (18.7%), Retail trade (10.7%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 23%
  • Government: 4%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 73%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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Races in Kimble County, Texas:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (74.9%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (23.4%)
Median resident age:  48.0 years
Texas median age:  33.0 years
Males: 2,281  (46.6%)
Females: 2,326  (53.4%)

Kimble County,TX real estate house value trend

Average household size:
Kimble County:

2.0 people
Texas:

3 people
Estimated median household income in 2013: $43,260 ($29,396 in 1999)

This county:

$43260
Texas:

$51704

Median contract rent in 2013 for apartments: $285 (lower quartile is $102, upper quartile is $518)
This county:

$285
State:

$711


Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $87,147 (it was $60,500 in 2000)
Kimble:

$87,147
Texas:

$132,000
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $52,831 - $206,602
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $888
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $351

Institutionalized population: 38

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


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

Kimble County, TX map from a distance

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2007: 0 buildings
  • 2008: 4 buildings, average cost: $115,000
  • 2009: 1 building, cost: $175,000

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results


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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,147 (1.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $1,205 (1.3%)

Kimble County household income distribution in 2009 Kimble County home values distribution Kimble County contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 19.5%
(14.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 36.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 6.1% for other race residents, 44.0% for two or more races residents)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 19.4%
Kimble County:

19.4%
Texas:

17.5%
(14.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 35.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 5.5% for other race residents, 41.2% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2013: 52 years old
(Males: 49 years old, Females: 55 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 57 years old, Black residents: 35 years old, Asian residents: 12 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 35 years old, Other race residents: 47 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Kimble County is $401 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $484 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $624 a month.

Cities in this county include: Junction.

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

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Notable locations in this county outside city limits:

Notable locations in Kimble County: Chadwick Ranch (A), Dicks Hollow Windmill (B), Dutton Ranch (C), F-6 Ranch (D), Falls Prong Windmill (E), Graham Ranch (F), Holland Ranch (G), Johnston Ranch (H), Mansfield Ranch (I), Maynard Ranch (J), North Trap Windmill (K), Rust Ranch (L), South Trap Windmill (M), Spiller Ranch (N), Baldy Windmill (O), Bierschwale Windmill (P), Bur Oak Windmill (Q), Daisy Windmill (R), Hilltop Windmill (S), New Windmill (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Kimble County include: Ivy Chapel (A), Murr Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Schrier Cemetery (1), London Cemetery (2), Noxville Cemetery (3), Paint Creek Cemetery (4), Woaten Cemetery (5), Red Creek Cemetery (6), Gentry Creek Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoirs: Paint Creek Ranch Lake (A), Moody Lake (B), White Oak Creek Reservoir (C), Kimble County WCID Lake (D), Lake Junction (E), Roach Lake (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Big Saline Creek (A), Bois d'Arc Creek (B), Bear Creek (C), Bailey Creek (D), Salina Creek (E), Paint Creek (F), White Oak Creek (G), The Bogs (H), South Saline Creek (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Kimble County include: South Llano River State Park (1), Schreiner Park (2), Walter Buck Wildlife Management Area (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Neighboring counties: Edwards County , Gillespie County , Kerr County , Mason County , Menard County , Schleicher County , Sutton County .

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

4.5%
Texas:

5.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 42
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 72.1%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 17.3%

Number of foreign born residents: 246 (26% naturalized citizens)

Kimble County:

5.5%
Whole state:

13.9%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1995 to March 2000: 95
  • 1990 to 1994: 6
  • 1985 to 1989: 20
  • 1980 to 1984: 47
  • 1975 to 1979: 19
  • 1970 to 1974: 0
  • 1970 to 1974: 4
  • 1965 to 1969: 55

Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.5 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 87.8%

Kimble County marital status for males Kimble County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:


Housing units in Kimble County with a mortgage: 292 (7 second mortgage, 13 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 451

Here:

0.0% with mortgage
State:

64.2% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Kimble County

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant1,75910
Mainline Protestant8954
Catholic5001
Other-1
None1,453-
Kimble 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: 2
Kimble County:

4.50 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.


Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
This county:

4.50 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.11 / 10,000 pop.

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

18.02 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 10
This county:

22.52 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.13 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Kimble County:

10.3%
Texas:

8.9%

Adult obesity rate:
Kimble County:

25.7%
State:

26.6%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

12.3%
State:

15.7%

Agriculture in Kimble County:

Average size of farms: 1166 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $13,933
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $183.70
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 91.10%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $15,217
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 0.58%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 35.47%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $21,427
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 91.29%
Average age of principal farm operators: 60 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 2.54
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 0.42%
Land in orchards: 1,118 acres

Tornado activity:

Kimble County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly below Texas state average. It is 30971856.8 times below overall U.S. average.

Earthquake activity:

Kimble County-area historical earthquake activity is near Texas state average. It is 75% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/14/1995 at 00:32:56, a magnitude 5.7 (5.6 MB, 5.7 MS, 5.7 MW, Depth: 11.1 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 216.4 miles away from Kimble County center
On 6/16/1978 at 11:46:54, a magnitude 5.3 (4.4 MB, 4.6 UK, 5.3 ML) earthquake occurred 184.3 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 234.7 miles away from the county center
On 4/9/1993 at 12:29:19, a magnitude 4.3 (4.1 MB, 4.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 152.8 miles away from the county center
On 4/7/2008 at 09:51:12, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 MB, 3.9 MW, 3.8 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 150.7 miles away from Kimble County center
On 4/15/1995 at 14:33:29, a magnitude 4.0 (4.0 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 213.9 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:


The number of natural disasters in Kimble County (8) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 2
Emergencies Declared: 5

Class of Workers

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females

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

  • Mexico (87%)
  • Spain (5%)
  • Canada (3%)
  • Germany (2%)
  • Pakistan (2%)
  • France (1%)

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

  • German (16%)
  • United States or American (16%)
  • English (12%)
  • Irish (8%)
  • Scotch-Irish (4%)
  • French (except Basque) (3%)
  • Dutch (1%)

Kimble County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 1,432 (76%)
  • Carpooled: 271 (14%)
  • Walked: 49 (3%)
  • Other means: 20 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 121 (6%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

37 people in nursing homes
14 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)

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

  • 28 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 10 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 5 people in group homes intended for adults
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $41,427.

7.67% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($49,000 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.67%
Texas average:

7.14%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
6.16% relocated from other counties in Texas ($40,139 average AGI)
1.51% relocated from other states ($8,861 average AGI)
Kimble County:

1.51%
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 Kerr County, TX  0.75% ($31,250 average AGI)


6.61% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($29,490 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.61%
Texas average:

6.69%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
5.85% relocated to other counties in Texas ($26,356 average AGI)
0.76% relocated to other states ($3,135 average AGI)
Kimble County:

0.76%
Texas average:

2.01%

Percentage of residents relocating to other counties or countries

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 11.7
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 11.5

Births per 1000 population in Kimble County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 13.3
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 13.9
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2013: 12.6

Deaths per 1000 population in Kimble County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 9.6
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 4.6

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Kimble County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2003: 873 (794 aged, 79 disabled)
Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 22%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 23%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 21.92
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 4405
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 328.730
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 45386.81

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 936.620
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1328.690
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 21.78

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 24.25
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 65.35

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 21.78

Household type by relationship:

Households: 4,564

Size of family households: 742 2-persons, 227 3-persons, 187 4-persons, 97 5-persons, 28 6-persons, 26 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 634 1-person, 64 2-persons, 7 3-persons, 2 4-persons, 1 5-persons, 1 6-persons.

730 married couples with children.
199 single-parent households (46 men, 153 women).

82.0% of residents of Kimble County speak English at home.
16.5% of residents speak Spanish at home (63% speak English very well, 13% speak English well, 18% speak English not well, 7% don't speak English at all).
1.5% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (60% speak English very well, 40% speak English well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $24,327,000 ($5331 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $813,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $12,693,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $6,451,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $244,000
Federal grants: $4,047,000
Federal procurement contracts: $166,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $726,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $0,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $429,000
Federal Government insurance: $2,919,000

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

Births: 269
Here:

59 per 1000 residents
State:

85 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 300
Here:

65 per 1000 residents
State:

35 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +86
Here:

+19 per 1000 residents
State:

+29 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +79
Here:

+17 per 1000 residents
State:

+10 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Kimble County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 0.77 millions of gallons per day (all from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.3
State:

5.8

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.3
State:

3.8

Year house built

  • 2005 or later: 0
  • 2000 to 2004: 441
  • 1990 to 1999: 524
  • 1980 to 1989: 297
  • 1970 to 1979: 483
  • 1960 to 1969: 277
  • 1950 to 1959: 361
  • 1940 to 1949: 453
  • 1939 or earlier: 527
Rooms in houses/apartments in Kimble County, Texas
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • 1 room: 20
  • 2 rooms: 33
  • 3 rooms: 75
  • 4 rooms: 252
  • 5 rooms: 392
  • 6 rooms: 341
  • 7 rooms: 156
  • 8 rooms: 70
  • 9+ rooms: 34
  • 1 room: 21
  • 2 rooms: 28
  • 3 rooms: 112
  • 4 rooms: 101
  • 5 rooms: 119
  • 6 rooms: 68
  • 7 rooms: 11
  • 8 rooms: 21
  • 9+ rooms: 12
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Kimble County, Texas
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 25
  • 1 bedroom: 71
  • 2 bedrooms: 460
  • 3 bedrooms: 710
  • 4 bedrooms: 98
  • 5+ bedrooms: 9
  • no bedroom: 21
  • 1 bedroom: 132
  • 2 bedrooms: 157
  • 3 bedrooms: 138
  • 4 bedrooms: 38
  • 5+ bedrooms: 7
Cars and other vehicles available in Kimble County, Texas in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 38
  • 1 vehicle: 441
  • 2 vehicles: 578
  • 3 vehicles: 235
  • 4 vehicles: 56
  • 5+ vehicles: 25
  • no vehicle: 54
  • 1 vehicle: 250
  • 2 vehicles: 144
  • 3 vehicles: 40
  • 4 vehicles: 5
  • 5+ vehicles: 0

61% of Kimble County residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 46% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 81% lived in Texas.

Kimble County:

61.1%
State average:

51.6%

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

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $17,000


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 6%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 6%

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Kimble County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Electricity (40.1%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (27.1%)
  • Utility gas (25.6%)
  • Wood (6.8%)
  • Electricity (49.5%)
  • Utility gas (33.1%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (13.0%)
  • Wood (2.6%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1.2%)
  • No fuel used (0.6%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 4
Here:

0.7%
Texas:

6.8%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 2
Here:

0.6%
Texas:

6.2%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 16
Here:

47.1%
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)

Kimble County government finances - Expenditure in 2002:

  • Construction - Police Protection: $40,000
    Regular Highways: $3,000
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $1,348,000
    Police Protection: $457,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $372,000
    Regular Highways: $302,000
    Corrections - Other: $125,000
    Air Transportation: $108,000
    Health Services - Other: $88,000
    Financial Administration: $52,000
    Fire Protection: $35,000
    Libraries: $23,000
    General Public Buildings: $15,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $8,000
    Welfare - Other: $8,000
    Central Staff Services: $6,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $101,000
    Fire Protection: $76,000
    General - Other: $67,000
    Health - Other: $43,000
    Regular Highways: $7,000
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $1,079,000

Kimble County government finances - Revenue in 2002:

  • Charges - Air Transportation: $108,000
  • Charges - All Other: $878,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $310,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $24,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $610,000
    Interest Earnings: $47,000
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $445,000
    Highways: $15,000
  • Tax - Property: $692,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $236,000
    Total General Sales: $130,000
    NEC: $11,000

Kimble County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002:

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $1,207,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

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

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

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

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Most common first names in Kimble County, TX among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary3479.1 years
William3476.5 years
John3275.8 years
Robert3272.1 years
James3176.3 years
Charles1776.6 years
George1475.6 years
Joe1475.1 years
Thomas1475.7 years
Dorothy1281.2 years
Most common last names in Kimble County, TX among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith3776.4 years
Davis2382.2 years
Taylor2179.6 years
Murr1775.7 years
Baker1575.1 years
Gonzales1372.3 years
Wright1382.6 years
Stewart1173.3 years
Jackson1175.8 years
Bowers1083.0 years
Businesses in Kimble County, TX
NameCountNameCount
Best Western1Motel 61
Church's Chicken1RadioShack1
Dairy Queen1Rodeway Inn1
Econo Lodge1SONIC Drive-In1
FedEx1UPS1
Lane Furniture1