County population in 2012: 71 (all rural); it was 67 in 2000 County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 7 County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 18 County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 25 Renter-occupied apartments: 14 (it was 6 in 2000)
% of renters here:
Land area: 673 sq. mi. Water area: 3.8 sq. mi.
Population density: 0 people per square mile
Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Loving County: 79.4 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Industries providing employment: Retail trade (19.6%), Arts,entertainment,recreation,accommodation and food services (19.6%), Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (17.9%), Construction (10.7%).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2009: $533 (0.3%) Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2009: $2,250 (3.1%)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2009: 0.0%
(0.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents) Median age of residents in 2010: 52 years old
(Males: 54 years old, Females: 46 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 55 years old, American Indian residents: 53 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 26 years old, Other race residents: 42 years old)
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Loving County is $425 a month. Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $484 a month. Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $628 a month.
Notable locations in this county outside city limits:
Notable locations in Loving County: Goodrich Ranch (A), Gyp Windmill (B), Indian Springs Windmill (C), Kyle Ranch (D), Lehman Windmill (E), Lindley Ranch (F), Lineberry Windmill (G), Moorehead Ranch (H), North Pipeline Windmill (I), North Windmill (J), Pemm Windmill (K), Pipeline Windmill (L), Red Tank Windmill (M), Seeping Springs Windmill (N), Shallow Water Windmill (O), Sixes Windmill (P), Slash Ranch (Q), South Windmill (R), Twin Windmills (S), West Brookfield Windmill (T). Display/hide their locations on the map
Lakes and reservoirs: Big Tank (A), Beacon Light Lake (B), North Tank (C), White Elephant Tank (D), Red Bluff Reservoir (E), Clifton Tank (F), Hackberry Tank (G), Gilliland Tank (H). Display/hide their locations on the map
Current college students: 11 People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 86.3% People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 5.9%
Number of foreign born residents: 0 (-1% naturalized citizens)
Mean travel time to work (commute): 14.7 minutes
Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 81.6%
Housing units in structures:
One, detached: 46
One, attached: 3
Mobile homes: 21
Housing units in Loving County with a mortgage: 0 (0 second mortgage, 0 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan) Houses without a mortgage: 0
-1.$% with mortgage
64.2% with mortgage
Food Environment Statistics:
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Agriculture in Loving County:
Average size of farms: 36799 acres Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $37,392 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: 100.00% Average total farm production expenses per farm: $54,771 Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $22,645 The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 71.43% Average age of principal farm operators: 59 years Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 0.33
Loving County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly below Texas state average. It is 1.8 times below overall U.S. average. Tornadoes in this county have caused 2 injuries recorded between 1950 and 2004. On 4/10/1969, a category 1 (max. wind speeds 73-112 mph) tornado injured 2 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.
Loving County-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Texas state average. It is 85% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 1/2/1992 at 11:45:35, a magnitude 5.0 (4.6 MB, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 46.7 miles away from the county center On 12/19/2005 at 20:27:40, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, 4.1 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 74.0 miles away from the county center On 5/23/2004 at 09:22:05, a magnitude 4.0 (4.0 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 74.6 miles away from the county center On 3/14/1999 at 22:43:17, a magnitude 4.0 (4.0 MD, 4.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 80.4 miles away from Loving County center On 5/30/1999 at 19:04:25, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 MD, 3.9 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 81.2 miles away from the county center On 6/22/2004 at 08:55:28, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 75.6 miles away from the county center Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), moment magnitude (MW)
Most recent natural disasters:
Texas Wildfires, Incident Period: March 14, 2008 to September 1, 2008, Emergency Declared (EM-3284): March 14, 2008, FEMA Id: FEMA-EM-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: FEMA-DR-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: FEMA-EM-3261, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
Texas Hurricane Katrina, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 1, 2005, Emergency Declared (EM-3216): September 2, 2005, FEMA Id: FEMA-EM-3216, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
Texas Extreme Fire Hazards, Incident Period: August 1, 1999 to December 10, 1999, Emergency Declared (EM-3142): September 1, 1999, FEMA Id: FEMA-EM-3142, Natural disaster type: Fire
The number of natural disasters in Loving County (5) is smaller than the US average (12). Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 1 Emergencies Declared: 4
Class of Workers
Most common first ancestries reported in Loving County (%):
United States or American (13%)
Means of transportation to work:
Drove a car alone: 26 (68%)
Carpooled: 4 (11%)
Walked: 8 (21%)
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2005 was $1,000.
10 or fewer of this county's residents relocated from other counties between 2005 and 2006.1,000 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.
10 or fewer of this county's residents relocated to other counties between 2005 and 2006.1,000 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.
Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 4.0 Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 7.0
Births per 1000 population in Loving County
Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 10.5 Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 4.9
Deaths per 1000 population in Loving County
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 0.0 Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 0.0
Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2003: 21 (0 aged, 0 disabled) Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 17% Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 17%
Household type by relationship:
In family households: 67 (21 male householders, 5 female householders)
18 spouses, 19 children (17 natural, 0 adopted, 2 stepchildren), 4 grandchildren, 0 brothers or sisters, 0 parents, 0 other relatives, 0 non-relatives
In nonfamily households: 15 (11 male householders (10 living alone)), 2 female householders (2 living alone)), 2 nonrelatives
Size of family households: 19 2-persons, 4 3-persons, 1 4-persons, 1 6-persons, 1 7-or-more-persons.
Size of nonfamily households: 12 1-person, 1 3-persons.
67.2% of residents of Loving County speak English at home.
32.8% of residents speak Spanish at home (27% speak English very well, 73% speak English well).
In fiscal year 2004:
Federal Government expenditure: $595,000 ($11442 per capita) Department of Defense expenditure: $18,000 Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $280,000 Federal other direct payments to individuals: $52,000 Federal direct payments not to individuals: $86,000 Federal grants: $17,000 Federal procurement contracts: $33,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense) Federal salaries and wages: $126,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense) Federal Government direct loans: $0,000 Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $0,000 Federal Government insurance: $0,000
Population change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005:
32 per 1000 residents
85 per 1000 residents
48 per 1000 residents
35 per 1000 residents
Net international migration: 0
0 per 1000 residents
+29 per 1000 residents
Net internal migration: -3
-48 per 1000 residents
+10 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Loving County
Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 0.00 millions of gallons per day (all from surface)
Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Median number of rooms in apartments:
Year house built
2005 or later: 4
2000 to 2004: 0
1990 to 1999: 18
1980 to 1989: 8
1970 to 1979: 14
1960 to 1969: 0
1950 to 1959: 12
1940 to 1949: 16
1939 or earlier: 4
Rooms in houses/apartments in Loving County, Texas
66% of Loving County residents lived in the same house 5 years ago. Out of people who lived in different houses, 9% lived in this county. Out of people who lived in different counties, 86% lived in Texas.
Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:
This state: 59
Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 33%
Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 33%
Year Householders Moved Into Unit:
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos:
Bottled, tank, or LP gas (52.0%)
Private vs. public school enrollment:
Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 0
Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 0
Students in private undergraduate colleges: 4
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