McLennan County, Texas (TX)

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County population in 2012: 238,707 (77% urban, 23% rural); it was 213,517 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 31,261
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 20,983
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 47,463
Renter-occupied apartments: 34,648 (it was 31,396 in 2000)
% of renters here:

40%
State:

36%

Land area: 1042 sq. mi.

Water area: 18.3 sq. mi.

Population density: 229 people per square mile   (high).

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in McLennan County: 86.3 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Educational, health and social services (21.6%), Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (18.3%), Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing (16.4%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 57%
  • Government: 9%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 34%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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Races in McLennan County, Texas:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (58.9%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (23.6%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (14.4%)
  • Asian alone (1.3%)
  • Two or more races (1.3%)
Median resident age:  32.0 years
Texas median age:  33.0 years
Males: 114,169  (44.1%)
Females: 120,737  (55.9%)
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McLennan County,TX real estate house value trend

Average household size:
McLennan County:

2.0 people
Texas:

3 people
Estimated median household income in 2013: $40,633 ($33,560 in 1999)

This county:

$40633
Texas:

$51704

Median contract rent in 2013 for apartments: $577 (lower quartile is $453, upper quartile is $736)
This county:

$577
State:

$711


Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $113,300 (it was $66,400 in 2000)
McLennan:

$113,300
Texas:

$132,000
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $66,800 - $174,600

Mean price in 2013:

Detached houses: $143,414
Here:

$143,414
State:

$188,898

Townhouses or other attached units: $114,039
Here:

$114,039
State:

$180,420

In 2-unit structures: $159,725
Here:

$159,725
State:

$130,111

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $60,939
Here:

$60,939
State:

$130,946

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $101,549
Here:

$101,549
State:

$183,324

Mobile homes: $51,877
Here:

$51,877
State:

$60,009

Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $121,048
Here:

$121,048
State:

$67,181
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,204
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $431

Institutionalized population: 3,960

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):

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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2007: 816 buildings, average cost: $158,500
  • 2008: 551 buildings, average cost: $149,600
  • 2009: 424 buildings, average cost: $159,300

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $2,365 (1.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $1,477 (1.6%)

McLennan County household income distribution in 2009 McLennan County home values distribution McLennan County contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 21.1%
(12.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 33.1% for Black residents, 31.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 10.1% for American Indian residents, 40.4% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 29.9% for other race residents, 30.7% for two or more races residents)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 21.1%
McLennan County:

21.1%
Texas:

17.5%
(12.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 33.1% for Black residents, 31.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 8.8% for American Indian residents, 37.0% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 28.3% for other race residents, 31.0% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2013: 33 years old
(Males: 31 years old, Females: 34 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 38 years old, Black residents: 32 years old, American Indian residents: 35 years old, Asian residents: 24 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 24 years old, Other race residents: 28 years old)

Area name: Waco, TX MSA
Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in McLennan County is $486 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $605 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $757 a month.

Cities in this county include: Waco, Hewitt, Bellmead, Woodway, Robinson, Elm Mott, Lacy-Lakeview, McGregor, China Spring, Axtell.

McLennan 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 McLennan County: Linden Hall (A), Prairie Chapel School (B), Val Verde Camp (C), Delmar Ranch (D), Waco Boys Camp (E), Texas Ranger Hall of Fame and Museum (F), Elm Mott Volunteer Fire Department (G), Chalk Bluff Volunteer Fire Department (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in McLennan County include: Olive Branch Church (A), Saint Peters Church (B), Patton Church (C), Tokio Church (D), Pilgrim Rest Church (E), Bethany Church (F), Bethlehem Church (G), Shiloh Church (H), Cannan Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Crump Cemetery (1), Evergreen Cemetery (2), Crawford Cemetery (3), Bold Springs Cemetery (4), Cox Cemetery (5), Perry Cemetery (6), Elm Mott Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Sycamore Hole (A), Oak Lake (B), New Lake Mart (C), Soil Conservation Service Site 19 Reservoir (D), Youngs Lake (E), Lake Creek Lake (F), Double Tanks (G), Hesse Lake (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Blue Hole Branch (A), Bluff Creek (B), Tonk Creek (C), Sweat Creek (D), Snake Creek (E), Castleman Creek (F), Aquilla Creek (G), Wortham Branch (H), Wasp Creek (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in McLennan County include: Sisk Reunion Park (1), Mattie Neely Park (2), Cougar Stadium (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Neighboring counties: Bell County , Bosque County , Coryell County , Falls County , Hill County , Limestone County .

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

5.6%
Texas:

5.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 22,657
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 76.6%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 19.1%

Number of foreign born residents: 13,119 (28% naturalized citizens)

McLennan County:

6.1%
Whole state:

13.9%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1995 to March 2000: 3,822
  • 1990 to 1994: 2,165
  • 1985 to 1989: 2,030
  • 1980 to 1984: 1,884
  • 1975 to 1979: 1,458
  • 1970 to 1974: 801
  • 1970 to 1974: 332
  • 1965 to 1969: 627

Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.0 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 93.2%

McLennan County marital status for males McLennan County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:


Housing units in McLennan County with a mortgage: 22,085 (682 second mortgage, 1,271 home equity loan, 18 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 17,276

Here:

0.0% with mortgage
State:

64.2% with mortgage

Religion statistics for McLennan County

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant82,151269
Catholic27,86414
Mainline Protestant22,33359
Other7,89414
Black Protestant3,85521
Orthodox1601
None90,649-
McLennan 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: 22
McLennan County:

0.97 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 3
Here:

0.13 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (no gas): 25
This county:

1.10 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.11 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 115
McLennan County:

5.05 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 127
This county:

5.57 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.13 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
McLennan County:

10.1%
Texas:

8.9%

Adult obesity rate:
McLennan County:

31.3%
State:

26.6%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

12.6%
State:

15.7%

Agriculture in McLennan County:

Average size of farms: 209 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $23,746
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $115.95
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 1.62%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 64.42%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $26,972
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 34.79%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 1.64%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $30,959
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 94.90%
Average age of principal farm operators: 56 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 18.24
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 3.57%
Corn for grain: 61351 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 34975 harvested acres
Upland cotton: 3262 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 3048 harvested acres
Vegetables: 27 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 902 acres

Tornado activity:

McLennan County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly below Texas state average. It is 1105280.2 times below overall U.S. average.
Tornadoes in this county have caused 120 fatalities and 685 injuries recorded between 1950 and 2004.
On 5/11/1953, a category 5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado killed 114 people and injured 597 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

McLennan County-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Texas state average. It is 81% 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 234.3 miles away from McLennan 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 378.1 miles away from the county center
On 9/6/1997 at 23:38:00, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 LG, 4.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 219.8 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) earthquake occurred 197.4 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 352.6 miles away from McLennan 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 224.9 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 McLennan County (16) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 9

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 5, Hurricanes: 5, Storms: 5, Fires: 4, Tornadoes: 4, Wind: 1, Other: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

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 (75%)
  • Vietnam (2%)
  • Germany (2%)
  • Korea (2%)
  • Philippines (1%)
  • China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (1%)
  • India (1%)

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

  • German (13%)
  • United States or American (11%)
  • English (8%)
  • Irish (7%)
  • Czech (3%)
  • Scotch-Irish (2%)
  • French (except Basque) (2%)

McLennan County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 73,127 (79%)
  • Carpooled: 13,156 (14%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 642 (1%)
  • Streetcar or trolley car: 11 (0%)
  • Subway or elevated: 7 (0%)
  • Railroad: 6 (0%)
  • Taxi: 33 (0%)
  • Motorcycle: 159 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 275 (0%)
  • Walked: 2,090 (2%)
  • Other means: 600 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 2,335 (3%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders


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

  • 4,317 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 2,090 people in nursing homes
  • 741 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 399 people in orthopedic wards and institutions for the physically handicapped
  • 393 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 320 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill
  • 311 people in other hospitals or wards for chronically ill
  • 243 people in homes for abused, dependent, and neglected children
  • 117 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 93 people in other group homes
  • 90 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 81 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards
  • 66 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 56 people in halfway houses
  • 50 people in residential treatment centers for emotionally disturbed children
  • 46 people in training schools for juvenile delinquents
  • 42 people in short-term care, detention or diagnostic centers for delinquent children
  • 30 people in schools, hospitals, or wards for the mentally retarded
  • 21 people in hospitals or wards for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 13 people in agriculture workers' dormitories on farms
  • 9 people in hospices or homes for chronically ill
  • 9 people in religious group quarters
  • 8 people in homes for the mentally retarded

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

  • 4,674 people in college/university student housing
  • 2,001 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 1,138 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 353 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles
  • 256 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 159 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 146 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 121 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 65 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 59 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 46 people in correctional residential facilities
  • 45 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals and psychiatric units in other hospitals
  • 22 people in residential treatment centers for adults
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $47,417.

6.10% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($36,086 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.10%
Texas average:

7.14%


0.05% of residents moved from foreign countries ($194 average AGI)
McLennan County:

0.05%
Texas average:

0.08%

4.04% relocated from other counties in Texas ($21,887 average AGI)
2.00% relocated from other states ($14,005 average AGI)
McLennan County:

2.00%
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 Bell County, TX  0.41% ($40,423 average AGI)
from Tarrant County, TX  0.28% ($33,861)
from Dallas County, TX  0.28% ($27,783)
from Harris County, TX  0.23% ($37,418)
from Travis County, TX  0.20% ($29,281)
from Hill County, TX  0.18% ($31,034)
from Bosque County, TX  0.18% ($31,087)


5.97% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($33,911 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.97%
Texas average:

6.69%


0.03% of residents moved to foreign countries ($121 average AGI)
McLennan County:

0.03%
Texas average:

0.10%

4.38% relocated to other counties in Texas ($24,212 average AGI)
1.56% relocated to other states ($9,578 average AGI)
McLennan County:

1.56%
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 Dallas County, TX  0.42% ($31,636 average AGI)
to Bell County, TX  0.42% ($30,749)
to Tarrant County, TX  0.34% ($34,167)
to Travis County, TX  0.29% ($29,382)
to Harris County, TX  0.29% ($32,049)
to Hill County, TX  0.17% ($30,037)
to Williamson County, TX  0.17% ($46,154)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 15.5
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 15.1
Births per 1000 population from 2007 to 2013: 14.8

Births per 1000 population in McLennan County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 9.6
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 9.1
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2013: 8.5

Deaths per 1000 population in McLennan County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 7.5
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 8.3

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in McLennan County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2003: 31,068 (26,506 aged, 4,562 disabled)
Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 19%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 19%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 0.9
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 12577.38
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 369.990
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 46731.91

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1479.070
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 883.530
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 8.46

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 34.9
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 98.81

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 7.57

Homicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 74.8. This is more than state average.

Mechanisms of homicide:

Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 54.6
  • Other - 20.2

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 98.9. This is less than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide:

Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 57.2
  • Suffocation - 22.8
  • Other - 18.9

Household type by relationship:

Households: 225,821

Size of family households: 23,658 2-persons, 13,189 3-persons, 11,023 4-persons, 5,761 5-persons, 2,345 6-persons, 1,687 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 22,763 1-person, 4,593 2-persons, 1,050 3-persons, 605 4-persons, 134 5-persons, 58 6-persons, 26 7-or-more-persons.

34,913 married couples with children.
14,491 single-parent households (2,496 men, 11,995 women).

84.4% of residents of McLennan County speak English at home.
13.4% of residents speak Spanish at home (54% speak English very well, 21% speak English well, 18% speak English not well, 6% don't speak English at all).
1.3% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (77% speak English very well, 18% speak English well, 5% speak English not well).
0.7% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (57% speak English very well, 22% speak English well, 17% speak English not well, 4% don't speak English at all).
0.1% of residents speak other language at home (60% speak English very well, 20% speak English well, 20% speak English not well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $1,367,054,000 ($6146 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $193,434,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $550,539,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $264,270,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $6,626,000
Federal grants: $263,762,000
Federal procurement contracts: $151,730,000 ($135,732,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $130,127,000 ($15,968,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $1,821,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $417,117,000
Federal Government insurance: $84,466,000

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

Births: 17,477
Here:

78 per 1000 residents
State:

85 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 10,537
Here:

47 per 1000 residents
State:

35 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +3,278
Here:

+15 per 1000 residents
State:

+29 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +1,159
Here:

+5 per 1000 residents
State:

+10 per 1000 residents

Population growth in McLennan County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 22.41 millions of gallons per day (53% from ground, 47% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.8
State:

5.8

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.1
State:

3.8

Year house built

  • 2005 or later: 2,234
  • 2000 to 2004: 12,504
  • 1990 to 1999: 12,819
  • 1980 to 1989: 16,615
  • 1970 to 1979: 18,483
  • 1960 to 1969: 11,351
  • 1950 to 1959: 12,266
  • 1940 to 1949: 5,357
  • 1939 or earlier: 4,829
Rooms in houses/apartments in McLennan County, Texas
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • 1 room: 107
  • 2 rooms: 631
  • 3 rooms: 1,562
  • 4 rooms: 4,551
  • 5 rooms: 13,040
  • 6 rooms: 13,461
  • 7 rooms: 7,245
  • 8 rooms: 3,910
  • 9+ rooms: 2,956
  • 1 room: 1,263
  • 2 rooms: 3,273
  • 3 rooms: 6,007
  • 4 rooms: 8,542
  • 5 rooms: 7,214
  • 6 rooms: 3,486
  • 7 rooms: 1,003
  • 8 rooms: 386
  • 9+ rooms: 222
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in McLennan County, Texas
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 269
  • 1 bedroom: 1,648
  • 2 bedrooms: 10,246
  • 3 bedrooms: 27,525
  • 4 bedrooms: 6,929
  • 5+ bedrooms: 846
  • no bedroom: 1,471
  • 1 bedroom: 9,108
  • 2 bedrooms: 12,201
  • 3 bedrooms: 7,429
  • 4 bedrooms: 1,024
  • 5+ bedrooms: 163
Cars and other vehicles available in McLennan County, Texas in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 2,045
  • 1 vehicle: 13,392
  • 2 vehicles: 22,110
  • 3 vehicles: 7,298
  • 4 vehicles: 1,918
  • 5+ vehicles: 700
  • no vehicle: 4,463
  • 1 vehicle: 15,910
  • 2 vehicles: 8,579
  • 3 vehicles: 1,803
  • 4 vehicles: 479
  • 5+ vehicles: 162

49% of McLennan County residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 59% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 72% lived in Texas.

McLennan County:

49.2%
State average:

51.6%

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

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $44,800


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 1%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 1%

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in McLennan County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (46.0%)
  • Electricity (44.9%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (8.3%)
  • Electricity (60.1%)
  • Utility gas (35.3%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (4.0%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 1,886
Here:

7.2%
Texas:

6.8%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 825
Here:

6.6%
Texas:

6.2%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 10,572
Here:

51.1%
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)

McLennan County government finances - Expenditure in 2006:

  • Construction - General - Other: $1,814,000
  • Current Operations - Correctional Institutions: $14,401,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $8,326,000
    Police Protection: $7,867,000
    Corrections - Other: $6,712,000
    Regular Highways: $5,984,000
    Financial Administration: $5,306,000
    Health - Other: $3,148,000
    General - Other: $3,073,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $2,849,000
    Hospitals: $1,347,000
    General Public Buildings: $954,000
    Central Staff Services: $892,000
    Libraries: $555,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $200,000
    Local Fire Protection: $88,000
    Solid Waste Management: $68,000
    Parks and Recreation: $15,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $2,373,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $993,000
    Regular Highways: $646,000
    Financial Administration: $555,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $340,000
    Central Staff Services: $288,000
    Police Protection: $257,000
    Correctional Institutions: $68,000
    Corrections - Other: $16,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $29,861,000

McLennan County government finances - Revenue in 2006:

  • Charges - All Other: $8,412,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $255,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $183,000
  • Miscellaneous - Rents: $4,210,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $2,132,000
    General Revenue, NEC: $1,416,000
    Interest Earnings: $857,000
    Sale of Property: $20,000
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $6,029,000
    Highways: $1,570,000
    General Local Government Support: $487,000
  • Tax - Property: $34,379,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $10,512,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $1,702,000
    Other License: $84,000

McLennan County government finances - Debt in 2006:

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $44,135,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $42,216,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,854,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $935,000

McLennan County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,677,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $35,377,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,796,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

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

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

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

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 51 full tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED921$130,6861,200$123,9721,937$141,875246$38,75219$1,465,316499$100,90861$48,410
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED36$128,52856$101,964163$132,56436$19,9720$014$61,50012$56,750
APPLICATIONS DENIED177$133,333156$86,994663$117,486212$29,4101$440,00074$71,51448$51,917
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN81$111,481101$112,505477$132,74466$48,0910$036$117,61110$59,700
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS8$129,50010$146,30083$128,84311$64,0000$07$96,8574$56,750
Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 39 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
D) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED139$164,25977$181,8442$111,5000$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED27$154,74138$188,7111$126,0000$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED15$110,5332$150,0001$30,0001$35,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN10$140,30055$134,6730$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$72,0001$190,0000$00$0

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

Most common first names in McLennan County, TX among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary1,34379.6 years
James1,26672.5 years
John1,22874.2 years
William1,17574.9 years
Robert88771.5 years
Willie63076.0 years
Charles60072.6 years
George54174.9 years
Joe49073.5 years
Annie40583.4 years
Most common last names in McLennan County, TX among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith80374.9 years
Johnson59174.6 years
Williams56274.3 years
Brown48572.8 years
Jones45275.9 years
Davis36674.6 years
Harris27175.1 years
Taylor27075.1 years
Miller26377.3 years
Moore26076.1 years
Businesses in McLennan County, TX
NameCountNameCount
AMF Bowling2KFC2
AT&T7Knights Inn2
Abercrombie & Fitch1Kohl's1
Academy Sports + Outdoors1La Quinta2
Ace Hardware3La-Z-Boy1
Advance Auto Parts3Lane Bryant1
Aeropostale1Lane Furniture3
American Eagle Outfitters1LensCrafters1
Ann Taylor1Little Caesars Pizza3
Applebee's1Long John Silver's2
Arby's2Lowe's1
Ashley Furniture1Marriott3
AutoZone4Marshalls1
Barnes & Noble1MasterBrand Cabinets4
Baskin-Robbins1Maurices1
Bath & Body Works1Mazda1
Bed Bath & Beyond1McDonald's8
Best Western2Men's Wearhouse1
Blockbuster2Motel 62
Burger King6Motherhood Maternity1
CVS3New Balance1
Carl\s Jr.1Nike9
Casual Male XL1Nissan1
Catherines1Office Depot2
Chevrolet3OfficeMax1
Chick-Fil-A3Old Navy1
Chico's1Olive Garden1
Chipotle1On The Border1
Chuck E. Cheese's1Outback1
Church's Chicken4Outback Steakhouse1
Cinnabon 2Pac Sun1
Clarion1Panda Express2
Cold Stone Creamery1Panera Bread1
Coldwater Creek1Papa John's Pizza2
ColorTyme1Payless3
Comfort Inn1Penske3
Comfort Suites1PetSmart1
Cracker Barrel1Pier 1 Imports1
Curves4Pizza Hut4
DHL1Popeyes2
Dairy Queen9Quality1
Days Inn2Quiznos2
Dennys2RadioShack4
Discount Tire2Ramada1
Domino's Pizza2Red Lobster1
DressBarn1Rodeway Inn1
Dressbarn1Rue211
Econo Lodge1Ryder Rental & Truck Leasing1
Express1SAS Shoes1
Extended Stay America1SONIC Drive-In10
FedEx32Sam's Club1
Finish Line1Sears2
Firestone Complete Auto Care1Sleep Inn1
Foot Locker1Soma Intimates1
Ford3Spencer Gifts1
Forever 211Sprint Nextel2
GNC3Starbucks5
GameStop2Subaru1
Gap1Subway17
Goodwill3Super 82
Gymboree1T-Mobile7
H&R Block6Taco Bell5
Hilton3Target1
Hobby Lobby1The Room Place2
Holiday Inn3Toyota1
Hollister Co.1Toys"R"Us1
Home Depot2Travelodge1
Honda1True Value2
Hot Topic1U-Haul8
IHOP2UPS31
JCPenney1Vans1
Jack In The Box5Verizon Wireless4
Jamba Juice1Victoria's Secret1
Jimmy John's2Walgreens3
JoS. A. Bank1Walmart3
Jones New York3Wendy's6
Journeys1YMCA1
Justice1

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