McCulloch County, Texas (TX)

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County population in 2012: 8,313 (65% urban, 35% rural); it was 8,205 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 1,025
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 1,420
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 2,383
Renter-occupied apartments: 893 (it was 894 in 2000)
% of renters here:

27%
State:

36%

Land area: 1069 sq. mi.

Water area: 4.0 sq. mi.

Population density: 8 people per square mile   (very low).

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in McCulloch County: 79.8 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Educational, health and social services (36.0%), Retail trade (23.6%), Manufacturing (19.1%), Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (11.2%), Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (10.1%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 56%
  • Government: 0%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 44%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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Races in McCulloch County, Texas:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (67.2%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (29.9%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (1.6%)
  • Two or more races (0.5%)
Median resident age:  43.0 years
Texas median age:  33.0 years
Males: 4,057  (47.0%)
Females: 4,226  (53.0%)
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Average household size:
McCulloch County:

2.0 people
Texas:

3 people
Estimated median household income in 2013: $39,045 ($25,705 in 1999)

This county:

$39045
Texas:

$51704

Median contract rent in 2013 for apartments: $394 (lower quartile is $254, upper quartile is $521)
This county:

$394
State:

$711


Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $70,967 (it was $39,400 in 2000)
McCulloch:

$70,967
Texas:

$132,000
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $38,062 - $159,379

Mean price in 2013:

Detached houses: $140,688
Here:

$140,688
State:

$188,898

Townhouses or other attached units: $85,824
Here:

$85,824
State:

$180,420

Mobile homes: $64,334
Here:

$64,334
State:

$60,009
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $987
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $381

Institutionalized population: 100

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):

McCulloch County, TX map from a distance

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2004: 4 buildings, average cost: $114,000
  • 2005: 2 buildings, average cost: $122,800
  • 2006: 0 buildings
  • 2007: 4 buildings, average cost: $174,300
  • 2008: 3 buildings, average cost: $97,700
  • 2009: 1 building, cost: $88,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2004 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

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: $1,254 (1.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $666 (1.0%)

McCulloch County household income distribution in 2009 McCulloch County home values distribution McCulloch County contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 16.6%
(12.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 34.3% for Black residents, 26.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 99.4% for American Indian residents, 41.8% for other race residents)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 16.5%
McCulloch County:

16.5%
Texas:

17.5%
(12.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 34.8% for Black residents, 25.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 87.9% for American Indian residents, 39.2% for other race residents)

Median age of residents in 2013: 41 years old
(Males: 39 years old, Females: 45 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 49 years old, Black residents: 53 years old, American Indian residents: 26 years old, Asian residents: 33 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 32 years old, Other race residents: 60 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in McCulloch County is $403 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $484 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $705 a month.

Cities in this county include: Brady, Rochelle, Melvin.

McCulloch 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 McCulloch County: Double Well Windmill (A), Ford Ranch (B), Herbert Windmill (C), High Lonesome Windmill (D), Number One Windmill (E), Number Two Windmill (F), Pen Windmill (G), Sorrell Windmill (H), South Pasture Windmill (I), Stephens Ranch (J), Sulphur Windmill (K), Truman Windmill (L), Blue Well Windmill (M), Brady Creek Lodge (N), Bridge Windmill (O), Brook Ranch (P), Lohn Volunteer Fire Department (Q), Voca Volunteer Fire Department (R), Doole Volunteer Fire Department (S), Rochelle Volunteer Fire Department (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in McCulloch County include: First United Church (A), Liberty Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Marion Cemetery (1), Cox Cemetery (2), Cowboy Cemetery (3), Melvin Cemetery (4), Lohn Cemetery (5), Camp San Saba Cemetery (6), Tabor Mountain Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoirs: Soil Conservation Service Site 1 Lake (A), Soil Conservation Service Site 2 Reservoir (B), Soil Conservation Service Site 3 Reservoir (C), Soil Conservation Service Site 8 Lake (D), Soil Conservation Service Site 4 Reservoir (E), Soil Conservation Service Site 5 Reservoir (F), J L Cox Estate Lake (G), Soil Conservation Service Site 39 Reservoir (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Bowie Creek (A), Bois d'Arc Creek (B), Bluff Creek (C), Big Elm Creek (D), Waloope Creek (E), Waterhole Creek (F), Staten Creek (G), Spring Branch (H), Reubes Creek (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in McCulloch County: Soldiers Waterhole Historical Monument (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Neighboring counties: Brown County , Coleman County , Concho County , Mason County , Menard County , San Saba 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: 84
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 70.5%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 14.0%

Number of foreign born residents: 264 (31% naturalized citizens)

McCulloch County:

3.2%
Whole state:

13.9%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1995 to March 2000: 24
  • 1990 to 1994: 9
  • 1985 to 1989: 85
  • 1980 to 1984: 31
  • 1975 to 1979: 20
  • 1970 to 1974: 28
  • 1970 to 1974: 8
  • 1965 to 1969: 59

Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.3 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 87.3%

McCulloch County marital status for males McCulloch County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:


Housing units in McCulloch County with a mortgage: 634 (3 second mortgage, 37 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 1,092

Here:

0.0% with mortgage
State:

64.2% with mortgage

Religion statistics for McCulloch County

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant2,65723
Catholic1,1002
Mainline Protestant8225
Other1162
None3,588-
McCulloch 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
McCulloch County:

2.55 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.



Number of convenience stores (with gas): 6
McCulloch County:

7.65 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 10
This county:

12.75 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.13 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
McCulloch County:

10.4%
Texas:

8.9%

Adult obesity rate:
McCulloch County:

26.1%
State:

26.6%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

17.2%
State:

15.7%

Agriculture in McCulloch County:

Average size of farms: 880 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $20,878
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $53.50
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: 77.49%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $21,927
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 9.99%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 1.39%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $33,224
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 89.69%
Average age of principal farm operators: 60 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 5.76
All wheat for grain: 31439 harvested acres
Upland cotton: 3598 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 86 acres

Tornado activity:

McCulloch County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly below Texas state average. It is 5594815.4 times below overall U.S. average.

Earthquake activity:

McCulloch County-area historical earthquake activity is near Texas state average. It is 75% 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 154.1 miles away from McCulloch 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 247.0 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 235.7 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 177.9 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 173.4 miles away from McCulloch County center
On 9/6/1997 at 23:38:00, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 LG, 4.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 295.2 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:


The number of natural disasters in McCulloch County (9) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 3
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 (98%)
  • Canada (1%)
  • Germany (1%)

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

  • United States or American (18%)
  • German (13%)
  • Irish (9%)
  • English (8%)
  • Swedish (3%)
  • Scotch-Irish (2%)
  • French (except Basque) (2%)

McCulloch County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 2,622 (83%)
  • Carpooled: 369 (12%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 8 (0%)
  • Motorcycle: 4 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 4 (0%)
  • Walked: 35 (1%)
  • Other means: 30 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 72 (2%)

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

113 people in nursing homes
9 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)

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

  • 81 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 19 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 8 people in residential treatment centers for adults
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $38,883.

8.45% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($33,880 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.45%
Texas average:

7.14%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
7.00% relocated from other counties in Texas ($29,103 average AGI)
1.45% relocated from other states ($4,777 average AGI)
McCulloch County:

1.45%
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 Tom Green County, TX  0.51% ($22,071 average AGI)
from Brown County, TX  0.47% ($21,462)


7.61% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($33,236 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.61%
Texas average:

6.69%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
6.33% relocated to other counties in Texas ($27,918 average AGI)
1.28% relocated to other states ($5,317 average AGI)
McCulloch County:

1.28%
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 Tom Green County, TX  0.70% ($25,105 average AGI)
to Brown County, TX  0.37% ($41,300)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 13.6
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 12.8

Births per 1000 population in McCulloch County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 16.7
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 14.3
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2013: 13.4

Deaths per 1000 population in McCulloch County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 6.7
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 5.6

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in McCulloch County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2003: 1,760 (1,580 aged, 180 disabled)
Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 23%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 23%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 12.33
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 7646.770
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 308.340
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 48137.64

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1382.600
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1244.340
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 12.57

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 22.85
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 113.120

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 25.14

Crimes per 100,000 population in 1996: 1

Household type by relationship:

Households: 8,174

Size of family households: 1,119 2-persons, 464 3-persons, 345 4-persons, 195 5-persons, 94 6-persons, 55 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 949 1-person, 95 2-persons, 17 3-persons, 4 4-persons, 1 5-persons.

1,432 married couples with children.
473 single-parent households (127 men, 346 women).

79.0% of residents of McCulloch County speak English at home.
20.8% of residents speak Spanish at home (73% speak English very well, 14% speak English well, 9% speak English not well, 4% don't speak English at all).
0.2% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (100% speak English very well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $60,750,000 ($7493 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $2,070,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $24,610,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $16,656,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $1,986,000
Federal grants: $14,796,000
Federal procurement contracts: $490,000 ($126,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $2,211,000 ($516,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $203,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $665,000
Federal Government insurance: $4,079,000

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

Births: 536
Here:

67 per 1000 residents
State:

85 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 622
Here:

78 per 1000 residents
State:

35 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +23
Here:

+3 per 1000 residents
State:

+29 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -177
Here -22 per 1000 residents
State +10 per 1000 residents

Population growth in McCulloch County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 2.66 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.3
State:

5.8

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.4
State:

3.8

Year house built

  • 2005 or later: 0
  • 2000 to 2004: 411
  • 1990 to 1999: 419
  • 1980 to 1989: 474
  • 1970 to 1979: 656
  • 1960 to 1969: 668
  • 1950 to 1959: 626
  • 1940 to 1949: 391
  • 1939 or earlier: 600
Rooms in houses/apartments in McCulloch County, Texas
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • 1 room: 8
  • 2 rooms: 52
  • 3 rooms: 104
  • 4 rooms: 360
  • 5 rooms: 850
  • 6 rooms: 557
  • 7 rooms: 253
  • 8 rooms: 140
  • 9+ rooms: 59
  • 1 room: 8
  • 2 rooms: 38
  • 3 rooms: 133
  • 4 rooms: 296
  • 5 rooms: 230
  • 6 rooms: 116
  • 7 rooms: 33
  • 8 rooms: 28
  • 9+ rooms: 12
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in McCulloch County, Texas
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 14
  • 1 bedroom: 149
  • 2 bedrooms: 761
  • 3 bedrooms: 1,251
  • 4 bedrooms: 188
  • 5+ bedrooms: 20
  • no bedroom: 16
  • 1 bedroom: 186
  • 2 bedrooms: 453
  • 3 bedrooms: 206
  • 4 bedrooms: 33
  • 5+ bedrooms: 0
Cars and other vehicles available in McCulloch County, Texas in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 152
  • 1 vehicle: 790
  • 2 vehicles: 1,039
  • 3 vehicles: 304
  • 4 vehicles: 65
  • 5+ vehicles: 33
  • no vehicle: 170
  • 1 vehicle: 425
  • 2 vehicles: 255
  • 3 vehicles: 37
  • 4 vehicles: 7
  • 5+ vehicles: 0

59% of McCulloch County residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 58% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 84% lived in Texas.

McCulloch County:

59.0%
State average:

51.6%

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

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $16,900


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 4%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 4%

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in McCulloch County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (48.4%)
  • Electricity (26.7%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (22.4%)
  • Wood (2.0%)
  • Utility gas (55.6%)
  • Electricity (29.8%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (12.6%)
  • Wood (2.0%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 11
Here:

1.1%
Texas:

6.8%

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

2.5%
Texas:

6.2%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 14
Here:

17.7%
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)

McCulloch County government finances - Expenditure in 2002:

  • Current Operations - Judicial and Legal Services: $399,000
    Regular Highways: $330,000
    General - Other: $323,000
    Police Protection: $241,000
    Central Staff Services: $195,000
    Financial Administration: $151,000
    Corrections - Other: $145,000
    General Public Buildings: $77,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $55,000
    Libraries: $36,000
    Fire Protection: $16,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Health: $42,000
    Parks & Recreation: $15,000
    Welfare: $9,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Financial Administration: $75,000
    Regular Highways: $70,000
    Judicial: $1,000
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $436,000

McCulloch County government finances - Revenue in 2002:

  • Charges - All Other: $208,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $36,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $218,000
    Interest Earnings: $98,000
    Rents: $4,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $91,000
    All Other: $27,000
    Highways: $17,000
    Housing & Community Development: $2,000
  • Tax - Property: $916,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $409,000
    Total General Sales: $268,000

McCulloch County government finances - Debt in 2002:

  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - End of Fiscal Year: $85,000
    Beginning: $66,000

McCulloch County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002:

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $1,680,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

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

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

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

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Most common first names in McCulloch County, TX among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John8575.4 years
James8473.6 years
Mary7981.6 years
William7076.9 years
George3975.7 years
Robert3872.6 years
Charles3772.6 years
Willie3075.2 years
Annie2886.5 years
Joe2773.0 years
Most common last names in McCulloch County, TX among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Jones4373.9 years
Smith3777.9 years
Williams3476.6 years
Brown3078.8 years
Young2977.9 years
Miller2879.2 years
Johnson2774.2 years
Morris2472.0 years
Moore2476.9 years
Anderson2381.2 years
Businesses in McCulloch County, TX
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven2Lane Furniture1
AT&T1McDonald's1
Ace Hardware1Pizza Hut1
Best Western1RadioShack1
Chevrolet1SONIC Drive-In1
FedEx1Subway1
Ford1True Value1
H&R Block1U-Haul1
Holiday Inn1UPS1
La-Z-Boy1Walmart1