County population in 2016: 283 (all rural); it was 356 in 2000County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 8 County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 37 County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 42 Renter-occupied apartments: 68 (it was 66 in 2000)
% of renters here:
Land area: 912 sq. mi.
Water area: 1.0 sq. mi.
Population density: 0 people per square mile (very low).
Mar. 2016 cost of living index in King County: 79.3 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $1,075 (0.2%) Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $997 (1.4%)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 2.8%
(12.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
Median age of residents in 2016: 40.1 years old
(Males: 40.2 years old, Females: 39.1 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 49.2 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 28.4 years old, Other race residents: 18.5 years old)
Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in King County is $416 a month. Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $484 a month. Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $630 a month.
Notable locations in this county outside city limits:
Notable locations in King County: Croton Windmill (A), Deadman Windmill (B), Driver Ranch (C), Ellis Ranch (D), Hamilton Ranch (E), League Ranch (F), Little Dick Windmill (G), Lyles Ranch (H), McFaddin Ranch (I), West End Windmill (J), Williams Ranch (K), Knox City Country Club (L), Munday Country Club (M), Alexander Ranch (N), Beavers Ranch (O), Big Four Ranch (P), Burnett Ranch (Q), Stamford Carnegie Library (R), Knox County Museum (S). Display/hide their locations on the map
Cemeteries: Knox City Cemetery (1), Johnson Memorial Cemetery (2), Old Goree Cemetery (3), Goree Cemetery (4), Truscott Cemetery (5), Friendship Cemetery (6). Display/hide their locations on the map
Lakes and reservoirs: Scott Lake (A), China Lake (B), Quintana Tank (C), Lyles Brothers Lake (D), Moorehouse Brothers Ranch Lake (E), Boyd Lake (F), Munday Park Lake (G), Clonts Lake (H). Display/hide their locations on the map
Streams, rivers, and creeks: Bluff Creek (A), Union Creek (B), Hackberry Creek (C), Bull Turner Creek (D), Ilseng Creek (E), South Wichita River (F), China Creek (G), China Branch (H), Sheep Creek (I). Display/hide their locations on the map
Current college students: 2 People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 81.1% People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 23.8%
Number of foreign born residents: 46 (38.0% naturalized citizens)
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
2010 or later: 0
2000 to 2009: 23
1990 to 1999: 10
1980 to 1989: 4
1970 to 1979: 2
Before 1970: 0
Note: State values scaled to King County population
Mean travel time to work (commute): 14.4 minutes
Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 68.9%
Housing units in structures:
One, detached: 119
One, attached: 3
5 to 9: 4
10 to 19: 3
50 or more: 4
Mobile homes: 27
Housing units in King County with a mortgage: 6 (0 second mortgage, 0 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan) Houses without a mortgage: 23
20.7% with mortgage
57.8% with mortgage
Religion statistics for King County
King 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:
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Agriculture in King County:
Average size of farms: 13334 acres Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $286,733 Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $177.71 The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 0.00% The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 88.99% Average total farm production expenses per farm: $304,851 Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 1.33% Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $67,289 The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 80.49% Average age of principal farm operators: 59 years Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 4.41 All wheat for grain: 2093 harvested acres
King County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly below Texas state average. It is 3230478.1 times below overall U.S. average. Tornadoes in this county have caused 17 fatalities and 26 injuries recorded between 1950 and 2004. On 3/13/1953, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado killed 17 people and injured 25 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
King County-area historical earthquake activity is above Texas state average. It is 57% 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 49.6 miles away from King 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 293.8 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 187.1 miles away from the county center On 2/15/1974 at 13:33:49, a magnitude 4.6 (4.5 MB, 4.6 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 201.7 miles away from the county center On 4/28/1998 at 14:13:01, a magnitude 4.2 (3.9 MB, 4.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 133.0 miles away from King 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 172.2 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 Swenson Fire, Incident Period: April 06, 2011 to April 23, 2011, Fire Management Assistance Declared: April 09, 2011, FEMA Id: 2884, Natural disaster type: Fire
Texas Eighty-two Fire, Incident Period: March 14, 2008 to March 21, 2008, Fire Management Assistance Declared: March 14, 2008, FEMA Id: 2752, Natural disaster type: Fire
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 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 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
Texas Fire Emergency, Incident Period: February 23, 1996 to September 19, 1996, Emergency Declared EM-3117: February 23, 1996, FEMA Id: 3117, Natural disaster type: Fire
Texas Extreme Fire Hazard, Incident Period: August 30, 1993 to November 15, 1993, Emergency Declared EM-3113: September 10, 1993, FEMA Id: 3113, Natural disaster type: Fire
The number of natural disasters in King County (10) is smaller than the US average (13). Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 2 Emergencies Declared: 6
Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (10%)
Office and administrative support occupations (7%)
Business and financial operations occupations (5%)
Education, training, and library occupations (5%)
Law enforcement workers including supervisors (4%)
Office and administrative support occupations (23%)
Education, training, and library occupations (17%)
Health technologists and technicians (13%)
Management occupations (11%)
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (9%)
Business and financial operations occupations (8%)
Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):
Most common first ancestries reported in King County (%):
Means of transportation to work:
Drove a car alone: 142 (81.1%)
Carpooled: 12 (6.9%)
Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 7 (4.0%)
Walked: 4 (2.3%)
Worked at home: 8 (4.6%)
Owners and renters by unit type in %
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders ($)
People in group quarters in King County, Texas in 2000:
39 people in agriculture workers' dormitories on farms
15 people in unknown juvenile institutions
3 people in nursing homes
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $1,000.
10 or fewer of this county's residents relocated from other counties between 2010 and 2011.1,000 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
10 or fewer of this county's residents relocated from other counties in Texas.
10 or fewer of this county's residents relocated from other states.
Percentage of residents relocating from other counties or countries
10 or fewer of this county's residents relocated to other counties between 2010 and 2011.1,000 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
10 or fewer of this county's residents relocated to other counties in Texas.
10 or fewer of this county's residents relocated to other states.
Percentage of residents relocating to other counties or countries
Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 10.3 Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 8.0
Births per 1000 population in King County
Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 2.8 Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 5.4
Deaths per 1000 population in King County
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 91.7
Infant deaths per 1000 live births in King County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 18.4% Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 14.0%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in King County
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in King County
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 10 (16%)
Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)
Aged persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)
Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2003: 31 (0 aged, 0 disabled) Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 12% Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 11%
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 651
Household type by relationship:
In family households: 208 (53 male householders, 13 female householders)
50 spouses, 63 children (63 natural, 0 adopted, 0 stepchildren), 6 grandchildren, 4 brothers or sisters, 5 parents, 11 other relatives, 0 non-relatives
In nonfamily households: 74 (24 male householders (17 living alone)), 25 female householders (18 living alone)), 25 nonrelatives
Size of family households: 43 2-persons, 5 3-persons, 13 4-persons, 2 5-persons, 4 7-or-more-persons.
Size of nonfamily households: 36 1-person, 7 2-persons, 6 3-persons.
45 married couples with children.
5 single-parent households (0 men, 5 women).
78.8% of residents of King speak English at home.
20.1% of residents speak Spanish at home (37% speak English very well, 54% speak English well, 6% speak English not well, 4% don't speak English at all).
In fiscal year 2004:
Federal Government expenditure: $2,972,000 ($9,201 per capita) Department of Defense expenditure: $0,000 Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $289,000 Federal other direct payments to individuals: $615,000 Federal direct payments not to individuals: $1,101,000 Federal grants: $813,000 Federal procurement contracts: $38,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense) Federal salaries and wages: $116,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense) Federal Government direct loans: $0,000 Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $0,000 Federal Government insurance: $569,000
Population change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005:
59 per 1000 residents
85 per 1000 residents
26 per 1000 residents
35 per 1000 residents
Net international migration: 0
0 per 1000 residents
+29 per 1000 residents
Net internal migration: -58
-189 per 1000 residents
+10 per 1000 residents
Population growth in King County
Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 0.22 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)
Note: State values scaled to King County population
no vehicle: 0
1 vehicle: 13
2 vehicles: 4
3 vehicles: 10
4 vehicles: 1
5+ vehicles: 2
no vehicle: 0
1 vehicle: 36
2 vehicles: 42
3 vehicles: 9
4 vehicles: 0
5+ vehicles: 1
100% of King County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago. Out of people who lived in different houses, -nan(ind)% lived in this county. Out of people who lived in different counties, -nan(ind)% lived in Texas.
Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:
This state: 206
Other state: 29
Year Householders Moved Into Unit
Most commonly used house heating fuel in King County