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Lamb County, Texas (TX)

County population in 2019: 13,464 (42% urban, 58% rural); it was 14,709 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 1,398
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 2,278
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 4,051
Renter-occupied apartments: 1,405 (it was 1,309 in 2000)
% of renters here:

24%
State:

36%

Land area: 1016 sq. mi.

Water area: 1.5 sq. mi.

Population density: 13 people per square mile   (low).

March 2019 cost of living index in Lamb County: 78.8 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Educational, health and social services (24.0%), Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (16.2%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 75%
  • Government: 19%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 6%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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  • Races in Lamb County, TX (2019)
    • 7,55856.2%Hispanic or Latino
    • 5,18938.6%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 4053.0%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 1821.4%Two or more races
    • 720.5%Asian alone
    • 510.4%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
Median resident age:

36.9 years
Texas median age:

35.1 years
Males: 6,747  (50.1%)
Females: 6,717  (49.9%)
Average household size:
Lamb County:

2.0 people
Texas:

3 people

Estimated median household income in 2019: $46,685 ($27,898 in 1999)
This county:

$46,685
Texas:

$64,034

Median contract rent in 2019 for apartments: $497 (lower quartile is $382, upper quartile is $646)
This county:

$497
State:

$929


Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $76,094 (it was $35,100 in 2000)
Lamb:

$76,094
Texas:

$200,400
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $39,778 - $128,655

Mean price in 2019:

Detached houses: $135,284
Here:

$135,284
State:

$268,991

Townhouses or other attached units: $40,652
Here:

$40,652
State:

$268,635

Mobile homes: $41,245
Here:

$41,245
State:

$94,014

Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,041
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $351

Institutionalized population: 184

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 1
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 14
  • Burglaries: 28
  • Thefts: 52
  • Auto thefts: 7

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 1
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 7
  • Burglaries: 31
  • Thefts: 60
  • Auto thefts: 4
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 3 buildings, average cost: $106,700
  • 1998: 4 buildings, average cost: $144,000
  • 1999: 2 buildings, average cost: $75,000
  • 2000: 1 building, cost: $55,000
  • 2001: 4 buildings, average cost: $117,400
  • 2002: 4 buildings, average cost: $117,400
  • 2003: 0 buildings
  • 2004: 0 buildings
  • 2005: 0 buildings
  • 2006: 1 building, cost: $400,000
  • 2007: 0 buildings
  • 2008: 0 buildings
  • 2009: 1 building, cost: $39,000
  • 2010: 0 buildings
  • 2011: 7 buildings, average cost: $77,100
  • 2012: 1 building, cost: $179,400
  • 2013: 1 building, cost: $179,400
  • 2014: 7 buildings, average cost: $94,200
  • 2015: 1 building, cost: $179,400
  • 2016: 0 buildings
  • 2017: 1 building, cost: $88,000
  • 2018: 0 buildings
  • 2019: 5 buildings, average cost: $359,800
Number of permits per 10,000 Lamb, TX residents
Average permit cost in Lamb, 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 2019: $1,564 (1.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $673 (1.1%)

Distribution of median household income in Lamb, TX in 2019
Distribution of house value in Lamb, TX in 2019
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Lamb, TX in 2019
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 17.6%
Lamb County:

17.6%
Texas:

13.6%
(14.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 32.0% for Black residents, 18.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 12.0% for other race residents, 33.8% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2019: 36.9 years old
(Males: 34.4 years old, Females: 38.8 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 50.8 years old, Black residents: 33.1 years old, American Indian residents: 41.8 years old, Asian residents: 63.4 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 29.3 years old, Other race residents: 42.6 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Lamb 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.

Cities in this county include: Littlefield, Olton, Earth, Sudan, Amherst, Springlake, Spade.

Lamb County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

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Notable locations in this county outside city limits:

Notable locations in Lamb County: East Mound Cotton Gin (A), Farmers Spur (B), Four Hundred Cotton Gin (C), Happy Union Community Center (D), Heck Cotton Gin (E), West Side Cotton Gin (F), High Plains Research Foundation (G), Lakeside Park Country Club (H), Olton Pumping Station (I), Alley (J), Halfway Volunteer Fire Department (K), Hale County Farm and Ranch Museum (L). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Lamb County include: Valley View Church (A), Happy Union Church (B), Lakeview Church (C), Mayfield Church (D), Seth Ward Baptist Church (E), La Primera Mexican Baptist Church (F), Greater New Hope Holy Baptist Church (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Hale Center Cemetery (1), Halfway Cemetery (2), Center Plains Cemetery (3), Strip Cemetery (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Julia Lake (A), Duncan Lake (B), Givens Lake (C), Soil Conservation Service Site 2 Reservoir (D), Soil Conservation Service Site 4 Reservoir (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Lamb County include: Halfway Park (1), Frisco Park (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Neighboring counties: Bailey County , Baylor County , Cullman County, Alabama , Cochran County , Crosby County , Hall County , Swisher County .

Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

6.3%
Texas:

8.0%

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

Current college students: 284
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 75.5%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 14.8%

Number of foreign born residents: 1,290 (36.4% naturalized citizens)

Lamb County:

9.6%
Whole state:

17.1%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 2322010 or later
  • 1962000 to 2009
  • 2401990 to 1999
  • 2861980 to 1989
  • 1851970 to 1979
  • 184Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 17.9 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 79.0%

Lamb County marital status for males Lamb County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 5,304
  • One, attached: 27
  • Two: 130
  • 3 or 4: 177
  • 5 to 9: 58
  • 10 to 19: 35
  • 20 or more: 48
  • Mobile homes: 427
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 2

Housing units in Lamb County with a mortgage: 1,001 (0 second mortgage, 5 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 2,529

Here:

33.3% with mortgage
State:

56.1% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Lamb County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant7,72132
Catholic3,0133
Mainline Protestant1,3118
Black Protestant-1
Other-1
None1,932-
Lamb 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: 6
Lamb County:

4.34 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.



Number of convenience stores (with gas): 7
Lamb County:

5.07 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 9
This county:

6.51 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.13 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Lamb County:

10.1%
Texas:

8.9%

Adult obesity rate:
Lamb County:

27.5%
State:

26.6%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

12.0%
State:

15.7%

Agriculture in Lamb County:

Average size of farms: 675 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $279,504
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $318.79
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 63.34%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $248,602
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 47.61%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 74.87%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $112,319
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 74.54%
Average age of principal farm operators: 57 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 18.85
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 7.22%
Corn for grain: 24027 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 19178 harvested acres
Upland cotton: 201741 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 235 harvested acres
Vegetables: 662 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 200 acres

Tornado activity:

Lamb County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly below Texas state average. It is 1229182.8 times below overall U.S. average.
Tornadoes in this county have caused 11 fatalities and 155 injuries recorded between 1950 and 2004.
On 6/2/1965, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado killed 4 people and injured 76 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Lamb County-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Texas state average. It is 459% greater 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 116.0 miles away from Lamb 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 126.7 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 268.0 miles away from the county center
On 8/23/2011 at 05:46:18, a magnitude 5.3 (5.3 MW, Depth: 2.5 mi) earthquake occurred 246.2 miles away from the county center
On 3/26/2020 at 15:16:27, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MW, Depth: 5.9 mi) earthquake occurred 189.2 miles away from Lamb County center
On 9/3/2016 at 12:02:44, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 3.5 mi) earthquake occurred 347.5 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 Covid-19 Pandemic, Incident Period: January 20, 2020, FEMA Id: 4485, Natural disaster type: Other
  • 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 Hurricane Alex, Incident Period: June 30, 2010 to August 14, 2010, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1931: August 03, 2010, FEMA Id: 1931, 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 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 Tornadoes, Windstorms, Flooding, Incident Period: May 13, 1970, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-286: May 13, 1970, FEMA Id: 286, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood, Wind

The number of natural disasters in Lamb County (9) is smaller than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 4
Emergencies Declared: 4
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Lamb

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 3,755 (83.4%)
  • Carpooled: 317 (7.0%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 197 (4.4%)
  • Walked: 22 (0.5%)
  • Worked at home: 211 (4.7%)
Class of Workers in 2019
Most common industries in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (19%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (4%)
  • Other services, except public administration (3%)

Most common industries for females in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (24%)
  • Educational services (19%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (11%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (4%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)

Most common occupations in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2019


  • Management occupations (15%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (10%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (10%)
  • Production occupations (9%)
  • Material moving occupations (9%)
  • Sales and related occupations (6%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (6%)

Most common occupations for females in 2019


  • Office and administrative support occupations (20%)
  • Educational instruction, and library occupations (13%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (11%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (7%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (7%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (7%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Mexico (85%)
  • El Salvador (4%)
  • India (3%)
  • Honduras (1%)
  • Korea (1%)
  • Russia (1%)
  • Canada (1%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Lamb County


  • American (6%)
  • German (4%)
  • Irish (3%)
  • British (2%)
  • English (2%)
  • Scottish (1%)
  • European (1%)

Owners and renters by unit type
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders
236 people in nursing homes
51 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
144 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
40 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $42,010.

6.55% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($39,475 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.55%
Texas average:

7.43%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
5.37% relocated from other counties in Texas ($30,373 average AGI)
1.18% relocated from other states ($9,102 average AGI)
Lamb County:

1.18%
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 Lubbock County, TX  1.59% ($31,739 average AGI)
from Bailey County, TX  0.76% ($39,364)
from Hockley County, TX  0.51% ($40,955)


6.82% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($37,492 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.82%
Texas average:

7.26%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
6.25% relocated to other counties in Texas ($34,007 average AGI)
0.57% relocated to other states ($3,481 average AGI)
Lamb County:

0.57%
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 Lubbock County, TX  1.93% ($39,071 average AGI)
to Hale County, TX  0.60% ($37,615)
to Bailey County, TX  0.55% ($29,833)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 15.8
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 16.2

Births per 1000 population in Lamb County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 11.3
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 12.2
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2019: 11.3

Deaths per 1000 population in Lamb County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 6.1
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 8.5

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Lamb County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2018: 25.5%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2018: 14.7%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Lamb County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Lamb County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Lamb County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Lamb County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Lamb County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Lamb County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 2,543 (2,223 aged, 320 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 698 (18%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

Most common underlying causes of death in Lamb County, Texas in 1999 - 2019:

  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (199)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (145)
  • Unspecified dementia (111)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (59)
  • Congestive heart failure (49)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (40)
  • Alzheimer disease, unspecified (12)
  • Other lack of expected normal physiological development (10)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (10)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (10)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 24%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 25%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 6.89
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 6,095
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 282
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 28,685

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,638
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 912

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 27
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 76

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 7

Crimes per 100,000 population in 1996: 1

Household type by relationship:

Households: 13,464
  • Male householders: 2,253 (607 living alone), Female householders: 2,618 (809 living alone)
  • 2,407 spouses (2,407 opposite-sex spouses), 362 unmarried partners, (355 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 4,475 children (4,047 natural, 166 adopted, 266 stepchildren), 310 grandchildren, 160 brothers or sisters, 189 parents, 12 foster children, 297 other relatives, 162 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 201

Size of family households: 1,276 2-persons, 695 3-persons, 621 4-persons, 440 5-persons, 202 6-persons, 103 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 1,417 1-person, 110 2-persons, 6 5-persons.

1,981 married couples with children.
1,312 single-parent households (308 men, 1,004 women).

59.0% of residents of Lamb speak English at home.
40.9% of residents speak Spanish at home (77% speak English very well, 8% speak English well, 12% speak English not well, 3% don't speak English at all).
0.1% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (100% speak English well).
0.5% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (88% speak English very well, 12% speak English well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $121,169,000 ($8,345 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $609,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $32,488,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $26,898,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $38,090,000
Federal grants: $20,882,000
Federal procurement contracts: $480,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $2,330,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $2,244,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $4,532,000
Federal Government insurance: $57,232,000

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

Births: 1,215
Here:

84 per 1000 residents
State:

85 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 999
Here:

69 per 1000 residents
State:

35 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +101
Here:

+7 per 1000 residents
State:

+29 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -536
Here -37 per 1000 residents
State +10 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Lamb County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 2.39 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.0
State:

6.3

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

5.0
State:

4.1

Year house built in Lamb County, Texas
  • Year house built in Lamb County, Texas
  • 492014 or later
  • 182010 to 2013
  • 2772000 to 2009
  • 5501990 to 1999
  • 6511980 to 1989
  • 8901970 to 1979
  • 9591960 to 1969
  • 1,5061950 to 1959
  • 6221940 to 1949
  • 5741939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Lamb County, Texas
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Lamb County, Texas
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Lamb County, Texas
  • 131 room
  • 242 rooms
  • 283 rooms
  • 2834 rooms
  • 8955 rooms
  • 1,0526 rooms
  • 5677 rooms
  • 3528 rooms
  • 2559+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Lamb County, Texas
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Lamb County, Texas
  • 101 room
  • 842 rooms
  • 723 rooms
  • 3054 rooms
  • 4535 rooms
  • 2566 rooms
  • 1287 rooms
  • 568 rooms
  • 89+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Lamb County, Texas
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Lamb County, Texas
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Lamb County, Texas
  • 17no bedroom
  • 291 bedroom
  • 7042 bedrooms
  • 2,1223 bedrooms
  • 5024 bedrooms
  • 835+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Lamb County, Texas
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Lamb County, Texas
  • 10no bedroom
  • 1281 bedroom
  • 5532 bedrooms
  • 5323 bedrooms
  • 1524 bedrooms
  • 05+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Lamb County, Texas in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Lamb County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Lamb County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 143no vehicle
  • 7791 vehicle
  • 1,4622 vehicles
  • 6293 vehicles
  • 3594 vehicles
  • 1155+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Lamb County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Lamb County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 196no vehicle
  • 5401 vehicle
  • 4792 vehicles
  • 1173 vehicles
  • 304 vehicles
  • 355+ vehicles

84.3% of Lamb County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 37% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 82% lived in Texas.

Lamb County:

84.3%
State average:

84.4%

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

  • This state: 10,422
  • Other state: 1,637
  • Northeast: 166
  • Midwest: 342
  • South: 256
  • West: 890
Year householders moved into unit in Lamb County, TX
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Lamb County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 61.3%Utility gas
  • 33.6%Electricity
  • 2.5%Other fuel
  • 1.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.6%No fuel used
  • 0.3%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 50.3%Utility gas
  • 45.9%Electricity
  • 1.7%Other fuel
  • 1.6%No fuel used
  • 0.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas

Private vs. public school enrollment:


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

0.1%
Texas:

7.0%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 31
Here:

3.9%
Texas:

6.6%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 32
Here:

7.8%
Texas:

14.3%

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

Lamb County government finances - Expenditure in 2017:

  • Charges - Hospital Public: $10,201,000
    Other: $618,000
  • Current Operations - Hospitals: $13,186,000
    Regular Highways: $2,562,000
    Police Protection: $2,236,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,094,000
    General - Other: $982,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $900,000
    Central Staff Services: $618,000
    Financial Administration: $515,000
    Corrections - Other: $480,000
    Libraries: $309,000
    General Public Buildings: $210,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $136,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $3,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $312,000
    Interest Earnings: $46,000
    Sale of Property: $28,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $457,000
    Hospitals: $407,000
    Regular Highways: $279,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $7,812,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $778,000
    Other: $667,000
    Highways: $98,000
    Health and Hospitals: $36,000
  • Tax - Property: $9,288,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $651,000
    Other License: $1,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $5,012,000

Lamb County government finances - Revenue in 2017:

  • Charges - Hospital Public: $10,201,000
    Other: $618,000
  • Current Operations - Hospitals: $13,186,000
    Regular Highways: $2,562,000
    Police Protection: $2,236,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,094,000
    General - Other: $982,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $900,000
    Central Staff Services: $618,000
    Financial Administration: $515,000
    Corrections - Other: $480,000
    Libraries: $309,000
    General Public Buildings: $210,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $136,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $3,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $312,000
    Interest Earnings: $46,000
    Sale of Property: $28,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $457,000
    Hospitals: $407,000
    Regular Highways: $279,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $7,812,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $778,000
    Other: $667,000
    Highways: $98,000
    Health and Hospitals: $36,000
  • Tax - Property: $9,288,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $651,000
    Other License: $1,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $5,012,000

Lamb County government finances - Debt in 2017:

  • Charges - Hospital Public: $10,201,000
    Other: $618,000
  • Current Operations - Hospitals: $13,186,000
    Regular Highways: $2,562,000
    Police Protection: $2,236,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,094,000
    General - Other: $982,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $900,000
    Central Staff Services: $618,000
    Financial Administration: $515,000
    Corrections - Other: $480,000
    Libraries: $309,000
    General Public Buildings: $210,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $136,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $3,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $312,000
    Interest Earnings: $46,000
    Sale of Property: $28,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $457,000
    Hospitals: $407,000
    Regular Highways: $279,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $7,812,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $778,000
    Other: $667,000
    Highways: $98,000
    Health and Hospitals: $36,000
  • Tax - Property: $9,288,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $651,000
    Other License: $1,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $5,012,000

Lamb County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017:

  • Charges - Hospital Public: $10,201,000
    Other: $618,000
  • Current Operations - Hospitals: $13,186,000
    Regular Highways: $2,562,000
    Police Protection: $2,236,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,094,000
    General - Other: $982,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $900,000
    Central Staff Services: $618,000
    Financial Administration: $515,000
    Corrections - Other: $480,000
    Libraries: $309,000
    General Public Buildings: $210,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $136,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $3,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $312,000
    Interest Earnings: $46,000
    Sale of Property: $28,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $457,000
    Hospitals: $407,000
    Regular Highways: $279,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $7,812,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $778,000
    Other: $667,000
    Highways: $98,000
    Health and Hospitals: $36,000
  • Tax - Property: $9,288,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $651,000
    Other License: $1,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $5,012,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 437
  • Number of aged recipients: 111
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 326
  • Number of recipients under 18: 41
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 214
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 182
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 225
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 157
Most common first names in Lamb County, TX among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William12578.9 years
James12477.2 years
John11778.1 years
Mary10078.6 years
Robert7673.9 years
George5676.7 years
Willie4278.3 years
Charles4270.4 years
Ruby4083.0 years
Thomas3875.8 years
Most common last names in Lamb County, TX among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Williams6472.7 years
Smith5775.2 years
Johnson5274.4 years
Jones4980.7 years
Moore3474.8 years
Gonzales3068.9 years
Davis3078.4 years
Young2979.3 years
White2979.1 years
Taylor2877.9 years
Businesses in Lamb County, TX
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1McDonald's1
Alco Stores1Pizza Hut1
Best Western1RadioShack1
Chevrolet1SONIC Drive-In1
Curves1Subway1
Dairy Queen1True Value1
H&R Block1U-Haul1
Lane Furniture1