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Medina County, Texas (TX)

County population in 2016: 49,530 (38% urban, 62% rural); it was 39,304 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 6,648
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 5,596
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 10,262
Renter-occupied apartments: 3,286 (it was 2,618 in 2000)
% of renters here:

20%
State:

36%

Land area: 1328 sq. mi.

Water area: 6.8 sq. mi.

Population density: 37 people per square mile   (low).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Medina County: 80.4 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (29.4%), Educational, health and social services (21.5%), Retail trade (12.7%), Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (11.8%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 63%
  • Government: 0%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 37%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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Races in Medina County, Texas:

  • Hispanic or Latino (51.6%)
  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (44.3%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (2.1%)
  • Two or more races (1.1%)
  • Asian alone (0.6%)
Median resident age:  38.9 years
Texas median age:  34.5 years
Males: 25,947  (52.4%)
Females: 23,583  (47.6%)

Medina County,TX real estate house value trend

Average household size:
Medina County:

2.0 people
Texas:

3 people
Estimated median household income in 2016: $60,292 ($36,063 in 1999)

This county:

$60,292
Texas:

$56,565

Median contract rent in 2016 for apartments: $581 (lower quartile is $372, upper quartile is $844)
This county:

$581
State:

$809


Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $142,600 (it was $65,900 in 2000)
Medina:

$142,600
Texas:

$161,500
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $72,053 - $254,860
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,253
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $410

Institutionalized population: 2,196

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

  • Murders: 1
  • Rapes: 7
  • Robberies: 3
  • Assaults: 36
  • Burglaries: 128
  • Thefts: 116
  • Auto thefts: 12

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

  • Murders: 2
  • Rapes: 8
  • Robberies: 6
  • Assaults: 32
  • Burglaries: 158
  • Thefts: 167
  • Auto thefts: 22
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2004: 111 buildings, average cost: $75,200
  • 2005: 43 buildings, average cost: $100,800
  • 2006: 31 buildings, average cost: $124,500
  • 2007: 37 buildings, average cost: $119,400
  • 2008: 15 buildings, average cost: $133,400
  • 2009: 14 buildings, average cost: $132,800
  • 2010: 12 buildings, average cost: $156,800
  • 2011: 22 buildings, average cost: $155,800
  • 2012: 13 buildings, average cost: $118,900
  • 2013: 15 buildings, average cost: $193,500
  • 2014: 25 buildings, average cost: $114,100

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $2,841 (1.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $1,357 (1.4%)

Medina County household income distribution in 2009 Medina County home values distribution Medina County contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 13.1%
Medina County:

13.1%
Texas:

15.6%
(10.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 14.4% for Black residents, 15.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 21.0% for American Indian residents, 93.3% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 8.1% for other race residents, 15.0% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2016: 38.9 years old
(Males: 36.6 years old, Females: 41.5 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 47.3 years old, Black residents: 29.3 years old, American Indian residents: 33.6 years old, Asian residents: 37.8 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 32.2 years old, Other race residents: 36.4 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Medina County is $473 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $557 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $666 a month.

Cities in this county include: Hondo, Devine, Castroville, Natalia, D'Hanis, LaCoste.

Medina County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

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Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

4.3%
Texas:

4.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 1,529
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 82.8%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 20.0%

Number of foreign born residents: 2,582 (50.2% naturalized citizens)

Medina County:

5.2%
Whole state:

17.0%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 2010 or later: 394
  • 2000 to 2009: 218
  • 1990 to 1999: 587
  • 1980 to 1989: 383
  • 1970 to 1979: 277
  • Before 1970: 531
Note: State values scaled to Medina County population

Mean travel time to work (commute): 30.5 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 49.0%

Medina County marital status for males Medina County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 11,814
  • One, attached: 50
  • Two: 216
  • 3 or 4: 329
  • 5 to 9: 221
  • 10 to 19: 79
  • 20 to 49: 65
  • 50 or more: 34
  • Mobile homes: 5,653
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 88

Housing units in Medina County with a mortgage: 5,887 (25 second mortgage, 149 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 6,556

Here:

45.5% with mortgage
State:

57.8% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Medina County

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic13,0978
Evangelical Protestant6,80337
Mainline Protestant2,0958
Other5134
None23,498-
Medina 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
Medina County:

1.37 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.


Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
This county:

0.91 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.11 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 20
Medina County:

4.57 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 34
This county:

7.77 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.13 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Medina County:

8.8%
Texas:

8.9%

Adult obesity rate:
Medina County:

28.3%
State:

26.6%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

19.5%
State:

15.7%

Agriculture in Medina County:

Average size of farms: 413 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $31,134
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $187.10
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 0.10%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 61.85%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $32,025
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 15.39%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 39.51%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $30,612
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 91.03%
Average age of principal farm operators: 58 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 9.17
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 0.40%
Corn for grain: 30389 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 20548 harvested acres
Upland cotton: 4373 harvested acres
Vegetables: 2,232 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 934 acres

Earthquake activity:

Medina County-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Texas state average. It is 80% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 269.0 miles away from Medina 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 64.2 miles away from the county center
On 6/16/1978 at 11:46:54, a magnitude 5.3 (4.4 MB, 4.6 UK, 5.3 ML) earthquake occurred 278.0 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 65.6 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 320.4 miles away from Medina 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 65.5 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 Tropical Storm Alex, Incident Period: June 27, 2010 to August 14, 2010, Emergency Declared EM-3313: June 29, 2010, FEMA Id: 3313, Natural disaster type: Tropical Storm
  • 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 Tropical Storm Erin, Incident Period: August 14, 2007 to August 20, 2007, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1730: October 02, 2007, FEMA Id: 1730, Natural disaster type: Tropical Storm
  • Texas Severe Storms, Tornadoes, and Flooding, Incident Period: June 16, 2007 to August 03, 2007, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1709: June 29, 2007, FEMA Id: 1709, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • 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 Severe Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: June 29, 2002 to July 31, 2002, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1425: July 04, 2002, FEMA Id: 1425, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • 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 Severe Storms, Flooding and Tornadoes, Incident Period: October 17, 1998 to November 15, 1998, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1257: October 21, 1998, FEMA Id: 1257, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • 2 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Medina County (12) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 4, Storms: 4, Fires: 3, Hurricanes: 3, Tornadoes: 2, Tropical Storms: 2 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Class of Workers in 2016 (%)

Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Health care and social assistance (21%)
  • Educational services (16%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (24%)
  • Educational services (18%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (17%)
  • Management occupations (12%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (10%)
  • Transportation occupations (9%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (6%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (23%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (11%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (7%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (6%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (6%)

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):

  • Mexico (78%)
  • Malaysia (3%)
  • United Kingdom, excluding England and Scotland (2%)
  • Thailand (2%)
  • Philippines (1%)
  • Guatemala (1%)
  • Nicaragua (1%)

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

  • German (10%)
  • American (5%)
  • English (3%)
  • Irish (2%)
  • French (except Basque) (1%)
  • Italian (1%)
  • Alsatian (1%)

Medina County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 9,871 (77.4%)
  • Carpooled: 1,589 (12.5%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 5 (0.0%)
  • Railroad: 18 (0.1%)
  • Ferryboat: 23 (0.2%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 134 (1.1%)
  • Walked: 301 (2.4%)
  • Worked at home: 835 (6.5%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders ($)


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

  • 1,292 people in state prisons
  • 276 people in nursing homes
  • 74 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 72 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 50 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 12 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 4 people in religious group quarters

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

  • 1,818 people in state prisons
  • 314 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 71 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 64 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 40 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 2 people in other noninstitutional facilities
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $50,026.

7.36% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($45,403 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.36%
Texas average:

7.14%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
5.98% relocated from other counties in Texas ($30,512 average AGI)
1.39% relocated from other states ($14,890 average AGI)
Medina County:

1.39%
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 Bexar County, TX  3.32% ($38,909 average AGI)
from Atascosa County, TX  0.37% ($29,426)
from Harris County, TX  0.17% ($22,800)
from Frio County, TX  0.17% ($32,000)
from Bandera County, TX  0.16% ($40,565)
from Uvalde County, TX  0.14% ($41,250)
from Travis County, TX  0.10% ($33,143)


7.56% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($32,995 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.56%
Texas average:

6.69%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
6.25% relocated to other counties in Texas ($27,912 average AGI)
1.30% relocated to other states ($5,083 average AGI)
Medina County:

1.30%
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 Bexar County, TX  3.61% ($33,406 average AGI)
to Atascosa County, TX  0.39% ($29,667)
to Frio County, TX  0.21% ($26,710)
to Uvalde County, TX  0.20% ($26,276)
to Travis County, TX  0.16% ($25,174)
to Guadalupe County, TX  0.14% ($41,952)
to Harris County, TX  0.13% ($27,579)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 14.6
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 13.7

Births per 1000 population in Medina County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 8.3
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 8.0
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 8.2

Deaths per 1000 population in Medina County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 7.2
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 5.3

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Medina County

Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 23.6%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 14.0%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Medina County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19

Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Medina County


Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 6,036 (4,943 aged, 1,093 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 2,241 (19%)

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Aged persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Disabled persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Most common underlying causes of death in Medina County, Texas in 1999 - 2014:

  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (607)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (348)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (304)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (227)
  • Unspecified dementia (216)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (201)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (124)
  • Congestive heart failure (121)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (110)
  • Colon, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (90)

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: 2.37
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 1,973
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 59
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 18,962

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,364
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 825
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 14

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 21
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 58

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 5

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 97.1. This is less than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide:

Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 72.8
  • Other - 24.3

Household type by relationship:

Households: 49,530
  • In family households: 41,872 (6,394 male householders, 5,216 female householders)
    9,255 spouses, 14,454 children (12,887 natural, 770 adopted, 820 stepchildren), 1,986 grandchildren, 756 brothers or sisters, 762 parents, 2,217 other relatives, 797 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 5,106 (2,083 male householders (1,619 living alone)), 1,788 female householders (1,510 living alone)), 1,241 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 2,512

Size of family households: 4,767 2-persons, 2,342 3-persons, 2,361 4-persons, 1,188 5-persons, 654 6-persons, 313 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 3,127 1-person, 578 2-persons, 142 3-persons, 16 4-persons.

7,083 married couples with children.
2,247 single-parent households (376 men, 1,871 women).

66.5% of residents of Medina speak English at home.
32.7% of residents speak Spanish at home (80% speak English very well, 14% speak English well, 5% speak English not well, 2% don't speak English at all).
0.7% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (89% speak English very well, 11% speak English well).
0.3% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (50% speak English very well, 50% speak English well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $179,279,000 ($4,241 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $15,364,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $95,938,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $37,617,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $4,015,000
Federal grants: $35,668,000
Federal procurement contracts: $1,012,000 ($79,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $5,030,000 ($1,327,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $25,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $15,047,000
Federal Government insurance: $64,600,000

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

Births: 2,836
Here:

66 per 1000 residents
State:

85 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 1,609
Here:

37 per 1000 residents
State:

35 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +101
Here:

+2 per 1000 residents
State:

+29 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +2,452
Here:

+57 per 1000 residents
State:

+10 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Medina County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 6.30 millions of gallons per day (99% from ground, 1% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.8
State:

6.2

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.6
State:

4.1

Year house built

  • 2014 or later: 365
  • 2010 to 2013: 432
  • 2000 to 2009: 4,170
  • 1990 to 1999: 3,884
  • 1980 to 1989: 2,766
  • 1970 to 1979: 1,834
  • 1960 to 1969: 1,214
  • 1950 to 1959: 1,438
  • 1940 to 1949: 868
  • 1939 or earlier: 1,327
Note: State values scaled to Medina population
Rooms in houses/apartments in Medina County, Texas
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Medina County population
  • 1 room: 23
  • 2 rooms: 56
  • 3 rooms: 494
  • 4 rooms: 1,435
  • 5 rooms: 3,106
  • 6 rooms: 2,910
  • 7 rooms: 1,730
  • 8 rooms: 1,206
  • 9+ rooms: 1,405
  • 1 room: 81
  • 2 rooms: 91
  • 3 rooms: 536
  • 4 rooms: 709
  • 5 rooms: 702
  • 6 rooms: 649
  • 7 rooms: 142
  • 8 rooms: 51
  • 9+ rooms: 45
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Medina County, Texas
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Medina County population
  • no bedroom: 80
  • 1 bedroom: 341
  • 2 bedrooms: 2,032
  • 3 bedrooms: 6,477
  • 4 bedrooms: 2,937
  • 5+ bedrooms: 473
  • no bedroom: 107
  • 1 bedroom: 461
  • 2 bedrooms: 1,015
  • 3 bedrooms: 1,251
  • 4 bedrooms: 183
  • 5+ bedrooms: 17
Cars and other vehicles available in Medina County, Texas in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Medina County population
  • no vehicle: 423
  • 1 vehicle: 2,350
  • 2 vehicles: 5,359
  • 3 vehicles: 2,577
  • 4 vehicles: 1,224
  • 5+ vehicles: 527
  • no vehicle: 293
  • 1 vehicle: 1,364
  • 2 vehicles: 941
  • 3 vehicles: 385
  • 4 vehicles: 35
  • 5+ vehicles: 20

88% of Medina County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 27% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 93% lived in Texas.

Medina County:

88.4%
State average:

84.1%

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

  • This state: 38,212
  • Other state: 7,916
  • Northeast: 902
  • Midwest: 2,162
  • South: 2,213
  • West: 2,651

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Medina County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Electricity (73.7%)
  • Utility gas (15.2%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (9.4%)
  • Wood (1.1%)
  • No fuel used (0.3%)
  • Other fuel (0.3%)
  • Electricity (83.3%)
  • Utility gas (10.9%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (5.1%)
  • No fuel used (0.9%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 320
Here:

5.8%
Texas:

6.6%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 269
Here:

7.8%
Texas:

6.4%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 393
Here:

17.5%
Texas:

15.1%

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)

Medina County government finances - Expenditure in 2002:

  • Construction - Housing & Community Development: $172,000
    Corrections - Other: $16,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $1,824,000
    Corrections - Other: $1,509,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,168,000
    Police Protection: $1,120,000
    General - Other: $894,000
    Financial Administration: $680,000
    Health Services - Other: $596,000
    Welfare - Other: $555,000
    Central Staff Services: $424,000
    Welfare, Vendor Payments for Medical Care: $340,000
    General Public Buildings: $252,000
    Solid Waste Management: $91,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $86,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $80,000
    Housing & Community Development: $20,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $313,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $564,000
    Welfare - Other: $127,000
    Police Protection: $78,000
    Judicial: $4,000
    Central Staff: $4,000
    General Public Building: $3,000
    Corrections - Other: $2,000
    Health - Other: $2,000
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $3,019,000

Medina County government finances - Revenue in 2002:

  • Charges - All Other: $1,222,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $848,000
    Interest Earnings: $181,000
    Rents: $15,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $607,000
    All Other: $540,000
    Health & Hospitals: $474,000
    Housing & Community Development: $172,000
    Highways: $76,000
    General Support: $3,000
  • Tax - Property: $4,409,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $849,000
    Total General Sales: $590,000
    Other Selective Sales: $173,000
    NEC: $7,000

Medina County government finances - Debt in 2002:

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $5,240,000
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $4,915,000
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $325,000

Medina County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002:

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $184,000
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $2,910,000
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $31,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 1,150
  • Number of aged recipients: 225
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 925
  • Number of recipients under 18: 154
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 630
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 366
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 523
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 447
Medina County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
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Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Medina County Fatal accident statistics for 1995 - 2014
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Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 6 full tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
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 Value
LOANS ORIGINATED124$152,927149$518,315322$398,44184$33,83336$130,27874$324,568
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED14$89,50027$100,44442$153,81012$40,7504$68,00028$72,107
APPLICATIONS DENIED25$116,00098$108,184178$181,30979$40,83515$94,26787$54,425
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN15$153,06722$136,81893$167,91412$73,2509$107,22212$69,667
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS3$164,66712$108,16721$163,4765$72,6003$79,33311$55,545
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004
Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 6 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 ORIGINATED18$201,1116$289,8330$00$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED7$193,5717$296,5711$54,0001$54,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED4$165,2506$213,6670$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN4$303,0001$290,0000$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$00$00$0
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Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

Most common first names in Medina County, TX among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary13579.0 years
John12674.6 years
William10876.6 years
James10774.5 years
Maria10177.3 years
Robert9672.9 years
Jose7374.6 years
George7176.1 years
Charles6674.5 years
Joe5271.7 years
Most common last names in Medina County, TX among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Rodriguez7677.1 years
Hernandez7574.0 years
Garcia7170.6 years
Gonzales6675.0 years
Martinez6373.8 years
Smith5275.7 years
Lopez4666.1 years
Ramirez4573.5 years
Perez4174.5 years
Garza4171.9 years
Businesses in Medina County, TX
NameCountNameCount
AT&T2H&R Block3
Ace Hardware1Little Caesars Pizza1
Alco Stores1McDonald's3
Best Western1Nike1
Blockbuster1Pizza Hut2
Chevrolet2RadioShack2
Church's Chicken3SONIC Drive-In4
Cricket Wireless4T-Mobile1
Dairy Queen1True Value2
Domino's Pizza1U-Haul1
FedEx3UPS4
Ford2Walmart1

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