Llano County, Texas (TX)

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County population in 2012: 19,085 (55% urban, 45% rural); it was 17,044 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 3,262
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 3,805
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 6,372
Renter-occupied apartments: 1,941 (it was 1,507 in 2000)
% of renters here:

19%
State:

36%

Land area: 935 sq. mi.

Water area: 31.4 sq. mi.

Population density: 21 people per square mile   (low).

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Llano County: 82.9 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (30.8%), Construction (18.5%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 45%
  • Government: 0%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 54%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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Races in Llano County, Texas:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (89.6%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (8.0%)
  • Two or more races (0.9%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (0.5%)
  • American Indian and Alaska Native alone (0.5%)
Median resident age:  55.0 years
Texas median age:  33.0 years
Males: 9,329  (42.9%)
Females: 9,972  (57.1%)
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Llano County,TX real estate house value trend

Average household size:
Llano County:

2.0 people
Texas:

3 people
Estimated median household income in 2013: $43,927 ($34,830 in 1999)

This county:

$43927
Texas:

$51704

Median contract rent in 2013 for apartments: $563 (lower quartile is $404, upper quartile is $734)
This county:

$563
State:

$711


Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $162,824 (it was $89,200 in 2000)
Llano:

$162,824
Texas:

$132,000
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $70,474 - $321,920
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,193
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $394

Institutionalized population: 178

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):

Llano County, TX map from a distance

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2007: 259 buildings, average cost: $269,700
  • 2008: 307 buildings, average cost: $274,600
  • 2009: 136 buildings, average cost: $238,500

Presidential Elections Results

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2012 Presidential Elections Results


Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $2,142 (1.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $1,346 (0.9%)

Llano County household income distribution in 2009 Llano County home values distribution Llano County contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 14.1%
(11.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 4.7% for Black residents, 43.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 61.4% for other race residents, 46.3% for two or more races residents)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 14.0%
Llano County:

14.0%
Texas:

17.5%
(11.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 4.6% for Black residents, 42.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 57.8% for other race residents, 46.6% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2013: 55 years old
(Males: 55 years old, Females: 56 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 57 years old, Black residents: 22 years old, American Indian residents: 87 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 24 years old, Other race residents: 20 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Llano County is $502 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $661 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $791 a month.

Cities in this county include: Kingsland, Horseshoe Bay, Llano, Buchanan Dam, Sunrise Beach Village, Buchanan Lake Village, Cedar Point.

Llano 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 Llano County: Duncan Community Center (A), Fowler Ranch (B), Granite Hills Ranch (C), Hutchinson School (D), Castell Volunteer Fire Department (E), Tow Volunteer Fire Department (F), Sandy Harbor Subdivision Fire Station (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Llano County include: Shiloh Church (A), Haywood Memorial Church (B), Saint Johns Church (C), Genesis Lutheran Church (D), Highland Lakes United Methodist Church (E), Oatman Creek Church (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Martin Cemetery (1), Cap Mountain Cemetery (2), Mayes Chapel Cemetery (3), Schneider Cemetery (4), Pecan Cemetery (5), Sixmile Cemetery (6), Tow Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoirs: Freight Development Company Lake (A), Barry Lake (B), Ratliff Lake (C), Llano River Lake (D), Moss Lake 2 (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Board Branch (A), Blockhouse Creek (B), Bernst Creek (C), Bennett Creek (D), Bedford Creek (E), Barnett Branch (F), Bailey Branch (G), Babyhead Creek (H), Arant Creek (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Llano County: Enchanted Rock State Natural Area (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Neighboring counties: Blanco County , Burnet County , Gillespie County , Mason County , San Saba County .

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

4.9%
Texas:

5.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 182
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 83.5%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 21.0%

Number of foreign born residents: 348 (36% naturalized citizens)

Llano County:

2.0%
Whole state:

13.9%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1995 to March 2000: 45
  • 1990 to 1994: 49
  • 1985 to 1989: 64
  • 1980 to 1984: 57
  • 1975 to 1979: 35
  • 1970 to 1974: 13
  • 1970 to 1974: 19
  • 1965 to 1969: 66

Mean travel time to work (commute): 27.8 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 61.9%

Llano County marital status for males Llano County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:


Housing units in Llano County with a mortgage: 1,717 (55 second mortgage, 82 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 2,717

Here:

0.0% with mortgage
State:

64.2% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Llano County

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant5,27026
Mainline Protestant1,74811
Catholic1,4082
Other31
None10,872-
Llano 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: 3
Llano County:

1.64 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.


Number of convenience stores (no gas): 5
This county:

2.73 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.11 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 12
Llano County:

6.54 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 16
This county:

8.72 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.13 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Llano County:

11.3%
Texas:

8.9%

Adult obesity rate:
Llano County:

24.6%
State:

26.6%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

15.4%
State:

15.7%

Agriculture in Llano County:

Average size of farms: 771 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $16,965
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $68.31
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 95.20%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $18,465
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 1.55%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 7.95%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $19,570
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 86.99%
Average age of principal farm operators: 59 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 7.32
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 0.03%
Land in orchards: 373 acres

Tornado activity:

Llano County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly below Texas state average. It is 11960894.6 times below overall U.S. average.

Earthquake activity:

Llano County-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Texas state average. It is 82% 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 206.6 miles away from Llano 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 288.3 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 133.6 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 290.7 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 127.5 miles away from Llano County center
On 7/20/1991 at 23:38:19, a magnitude 3.6 (3.4 LG, 3.6 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 128.1 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 Llano County (9) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 4
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 (68%)
  • Germany (6%)
  • United Kingdom (5%)
  • Sweden (4%)
  • Ireland (3%)
  • France (2%)
  • Other Western Europe (2%)

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

  • German (20%)
  • United States or American (19%)
  • English (14%)
  • Irish (12%)
  • Scotch-Irish (4%)
  • Scottish (3%)
  • French (except Basque) (3%)

Llano County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 4,959 (77%)
  • Carpooled: 934 (14%)
  • Motorcycle: 5 (0%)
  • Walked: 153 (2%)
  • Other means: 58 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 341 (5%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders


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

  • 216 people in nursing homes
  • 17 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 15 people in homes for the mentally retarded
178 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
6 people in group homes intended for adults
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $50,084.

9.47% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($62,603 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.47%
Texas average:

7.14%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
7.66% relocated from other counties in Texas ($53,883 average AGI)
1.81% relocated from other states ($8,722 average AGI)
Llano County:

1.81%
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 Burnet County, TX  1.98% ($31,091 average AGI)
from Travis County, TX  0.72% ($72,841)
from Williamson County, TX  0.57% ($60,943)
from Harris County, TX  0.41% ($354,960)
from Bexar County, TX  0.39% ($79,750)
from Hays County, TX  0.23% ($45,929)


9.41% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($32,425 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.41%
Texas average:

6.69%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
7.88% relocated to other counties in Texas ($27,306 average AGI)
1.54% relocated to other states ($5,120 average AGI)
Llano County:

1.54%
Texas average:

2.01%

Percentage of residents relocating to other counties or countries


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Burnet County, TX  2.58% ($28,247 average AGI)
to Travis County, TX  0.78% ($32,354)
to Williamson County, TX  0.65% ($43,525)
to Bexar County, TX  0.39% ($31,458)
to Harris County, TX  0.20% ($32,417)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 8.3
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 8.5

Births per 1000 population in Llano County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 16.9
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 15.2
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2013: 15.0

Deaths per 1000 population in Llano County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 8.5
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 4.7

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Llano County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2003: 4,767 (4,375 aged, 392 disabled)
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: 5.51
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 9640.080
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 165.350
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 42220.14

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 899.320
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1288.660
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 16.45

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 29.67
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 71.29

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 16.45

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 201.9. This is more than state average.

Household type by relationship:

Households: 19,117

Size of family households: 3,766 2-persons, 921 3-persons, 583 4-persons, 288 5-persons, 125 6-persons, 72 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 2,834 1-person, 371 2-persons, 35 3-persons, 8 4-persons, 3 5-persons, 1 6-persons, 1 7-or-more-persons.

1,891 married couples with children.
529 single-parent households (138 men, 391 women).

93.3% of residents of Llano County speak English at home.
5.6% of residents speak Spanish at home (58% speak English very well, 15% speak English well, 25% speak English not well, 3% don't speak English at all).
1.0% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (81% speak English very well, 12% speak English well, 7% speak English not well).
0.1% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (56% speak English very well, 44% speak English well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $115,678,000 ($6376 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $7,382,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $75,049,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $28,231,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $167,000
Federal grants: $9,275,000
Federal procurement contracts: $566,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $2,389,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $67,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $4,585,000
Federal Government insurance: $185,478,000

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

Births: 776
Here:

43 per 1000 residents
State:

85 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 1,315
Here:

72 per 1000 residents
State:

35 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +41
Here:

+2 per 1000 residents
State:

+29 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +1,719
Here:

+94 per 1000 residents
State:

+10 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Llano County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 3.06 millions of gallons per day (5% from ground, 95% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.3
State:

5.8

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.1
State:

3.8

Year house built

  • 2005 or later: 402
  • 2000 to 2004: 2,879
  • 1990 to 1999: 2,586
  • 1980 to 1989: 2,728
  • 1970 to 1979: 2,853
  • 1960 to 1969: 1,507
  • 1950 to 1959: 770
  • 1940 to 1949: 376
  • 1939 or earlier: 577
Rooms in houses/apartments in Llano County, Texas
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • 1 room: 49
  • 2 rooms: 91
  • 3 rooms: 383
  • 4 rooms: 1,199
  • 5 rooms: 1,903
  • 6 rooms: 1,418
  • 7 rooms: 645
  • 8 rooms: 383
  • 9+ rooms: 301
  • 1 room: 44
  • 2 rooms: 110
  • 3 rooms: 304
  • 4 rooms: 522
  • 5 rooms: 257
  • 6 rooms: 156
  • 7 rooms: 53
  • 8 rooms: 34
  • 9+ rooms: 27
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Llano County, Texas
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 52
  • 1 bedroom: 344
  • 2 bedrooms: 2,397
  • 3 bedrooms: 3,042
  • 4 bedrooms: 495
  • 5+ bedrooms: 42
  • no bedroom: 58
  • 1 bedroom: 370
  • 2 bedrooms: 704
  • 3 bedrooms: 318
  • 4 bedrooms: 44
  • 5+ bedrooms: 13
Cars and other vehicles available in Llano County, Texas in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 138
  • 1 vehicle: 2,017
  • 2 vehicles: 3,228
  • 3 vehicles: 765
  • 4 vehicles: 136
  • 5+ vehicles: 88
  • no vehicle: 142
  • 1 vehicle: 777
  • 2 vehicles: 457
  • 3 vehicles: 106
  • 4 vehicles: 19
  • 5+ vehicles: 6

54% of Llano County residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 33% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 78% lived in Texas.

Llano County:

54.2%
State average:

51.6%

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

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $109,400


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 2%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 2%

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Llano County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Electricity (72.4%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (17.1%)
  • Utility gas (7.3%)
  • Wood (2.6%)
  • Electricity (66.3%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (19.0%)
  • Utility gas (12.0%)
  • Wood (1.2%)
  • Other fuel (0.5%)
  • No fuel used (0.5%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 71
Here:

5.4%
Texas:

6.8%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 26
Here:

4.1%
Texas:

6.2%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 40
Here:

24.1%
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)

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

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

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Llano 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 Llano County, TX among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James25773.6 years
William25376.4 years
John25275.7 years
Mary23280.3 years
Robert17274.1 years
Charles12775.4 years
George11975.3 years
Dorothy7978.4 years
Ruth7382.2 years
Thomas7174.7 years
Most common last names in Llano County, TX among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith18078.3 years
Davis7278.9 years
Moore6780.7 years
Williams6476.8 years
Jones5977.0 years
Miller5576.5 years
Lewis5278.2 years
Johnson5277.4 years
Jackson5174.1 years
Walker4974.3 years
Businesses in Llano County, TX
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven1La-Z-Boy1
Ace Hardware1Lane Furniture1
Alco Stores1Pizza Hut1
Best Western1RadioShack2
Chevrolet1SONIC Drive-In2
Dairy Queen2Subway2
Days Inn1U-Haul1
FedEx2UPS2
H&R Block1