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Mitchell County, Texas (TX)

County population in 2016: 9,297 (63% urban, 37% rural); it was 9,698 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 751
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 1,293
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 2,156
Renter-occupied apartments: 765 (it was 681 in 2000)
% of renters here:

24%
State:

36%

Land area: 910 sq. mi.

Water area: 5.9 sq. mi.

Population density: 10 people per square mile   (low).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Mitchell County: 78.7 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Retail trade (41.7%), Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (23.3%), Construction (15.8%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 55%
  • Government: 7%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 32%
  • Unpaid family work: 6%
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Races in Mitchell County, Texas:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (47.6%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (39.8%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (10.3%)
  • Two or more races (1.1%)
  • Asian alone (0.9%)
Median resident age:  35.8 years
Texas median age:  34.5 years
Males: 5,740  (61.7%)
Females: 3,557  (38.3%)

Mitchell County,TX real estate house value trend


Average household size:
Mitchell County:

2.0 people
Texas:

3 people
Estimated median household income in 2016: $53,286 ($25,399 in 1999)

This county:

$53,286
Texas:

$56,565

Median contract rent in 2016 for apartments: $408 (lower quartile is $292, upper quartile is $673)
This county:

$408
State:

$809


Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $68,810 (it was $32,300 in 2000)
Mitchell:

$68,810
Texas:

$161,500
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $25,251 - $128,236
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,019
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $352

Institutionalized population: 2,406

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 0
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 0
  • Burglaries: 7
  • Thefts: 21
  • Auto thefts: 2

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 0
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 1
  • Burglaries: 12
  • Thefts: 19
  • Auto thefts: 1
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2007: 1 building, cost: $42,900
  • 2008: 1 building, cost: $86,000
  • 2009: 1 building, cost: $48,000
  • 2010: 1 building, cost: $90,900
  • 2011: 0 buildings
  • 2012: 4 buildings, average cost: $20,500
  • 2013: 0 buildings
  • 2014: 5 buildings, average cost: $172,300
Number of permits per 10,000 residents
Average permit cost
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $1,334 (1.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $634 (1.4%)

Mitchell County household income distribution in 2013 Mitchell County home values distribution in 2013 Mitchell County contract rent distribution in 2013
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 9.6%
Mitchell County:

9.6%
Texas:

15.6%
(10.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 20.8% for Black residents, 7.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 8.6% for other race residents)

Median age of residents in 2016: 35.8 years old
(Males: 32.1 years old, Females: 43.8 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 40.8 years old, Black residents: 31.3 years old, American Indian residents: 26.8 years old, Asian residents: 27.1 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 29.8 years old, Other race residents: 29.3 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Mitchell County is $375 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $484 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $692 a month.

Cities in this county include: Colorado City, Loraine, Lake Colorado City, Westbrook.

Mitchell 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 Mitchell County: Midland Pumping Station (A), Flynt Ranch (B), Big Lake Windmill (C), Billy Pees Windmill (D), Borrow Pit Windmill (E), Broke Leg Windmill (F), Budwizer Windmill (G), Bull Pasture Windmill (H), Bull Windmill (I), C M Windmill (J), China Grove Windmill (K), Cowden Ranch (L), Dickenson Ranch (M), Doggie Windmill (N), Dry Wells (O), Dynamite Windmill (P), East Mott Windmill (Q), East Windmill (R), Eastside Draw Windmill (S), Falkner Windmill (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Mitchell County include: West Nobel Mission (A), Lakeview Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Evergreen Cemetery (1), Fairhaven Cemetery (2), Knott Cemetery (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Alkali Lake (A), Red Lake (B), North Lake (C), Salt Lake (D), Red Tank (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Mitchell County: Shelbourne Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Neighboring counties: Eddy County, New Mexico , Fisher County , Liberty County, Georgia , Howard County , Jones County , Nolan County , Winkler County .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

5.6%
Texas:

4.4%

Unemployment by year
County total employment by year
County average yearly wages by year

Current college students: 248
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 74.4%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 11.4%

Number of foreign born residents: 667 (17.8% naturalized citizens)

Mitchell County:

7.2%
Whole state:

17.0%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population Note: State values scaled to Mitchell County population
  • 452010 or later
  • 1822000 to 2009
  • 1871990 to 1999
  • 1101980 to 1989
  • 321970 to 1979
  • 56Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 18.4 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 74.9%

Mitchell County marital status for males Mitchell County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 3,276
  • One, attached: 30
  • Two: 32
  • 3 or 4: 2
  • 5 to 9: 37
  • 10 to 19: 5
  • 20 to 49: 70
  • 50 or more: 68
  • Mobile homes: 633
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 10

Housing units in Mitchell County with a mortgage: 724 (0 second mortgage, 7 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 1,333

Here:

99.9% with mortgage
State:

57.8% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Mitchell County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Year 2000 to 2010 Change
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant3,30914
Catholic1,6502
Mainline Protestant6127
Other-2
None3,832-
Mitchell 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
Mitchell County:

2.16 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.


Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
This county:

1.08 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.11 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 5
Mitchell County:

5.39 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 6
This county:

6.47 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.13 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Mitchell County:

10.2%
Texas:

8.9%

Adult obesity rate:
Mitchell County:

29.1%
State:

26.6%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

9.7%
State:

15.7%

Agriculture in Mitchell County:

Average size of farms: 1082 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $27,371
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $86.30
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 42.79%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $32,471
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 16.77%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 3.33%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $55,944
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 86.92%
Average age of principal farm operators: 60 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 3.34
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 0.25%
All wheat for grain: 4487 harvested acres
Upland cotton: 61942 harvested acres
Vegetables: 70 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 28 acres

Tornado activity:

Mitchell County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly below Texas state average. It is 3779484.2 times below overall U.S. average.
Tornadoes in this county have caused 2 injuries recorded between 1950 and 2004.
On 5/24/1957, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado injured one person and caused between $500 and $5000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Mitchell County-area historical earthquake activity is above Texas state average. It is 53% 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 48.0 miles away from Mitchell 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 204.4 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 129.0 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 213.8 miles away from the county center
On 1/29/2008 at 10:24:53, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 38.4 miles away from Mitchell County center
On 2/15/1974 at 13:33:49, a magnitude 4.6 (4.5 MB, 4.6 LG) earthquake occurred 287.7 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 Mitchell Fire Complex, Incident Period: February 27, 2011 to December 31, 1969, Fire Management Assistance Declared: February 28, 2011, FEMA Id: 2865, Natural disaster type: Fire
  • 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 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 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 Extreme Fire Hazard, Incident Period: August 30, 1993 to November 15, 1993, Emergency Declared EM-3113: September 10, 1993, FEMA Id: 3113, Natural disaster type: Fire

The number of natural disasters in Mitchell County (7) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 1
Emergencies Declared: 5
Class of Workers in 2016
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2016


  • Health care and social assistance (23%)
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Public administration (12%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (6%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (4%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (4%)

Most common industries for females in 2016


  • Health care and social assistance (24%)
  • Retail trade (16%)
  • Educational services (16%)
  • Public administration (12%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (6%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (4%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (4%)

Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2016


  • Construction and extraction occupations (18%)
  • Transportation occupations (13%)
  • Management occupations (12%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (11%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (6%)

Most common occupations for females in 2016


  • Office and administrative support occupations (25%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (17%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (14%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (6%)
  • Management occupations (5%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (4%)

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents


  • Mexico (82%)
  • Thailand (4%)
  • United Kingdom, excluding England and Scotland (4%)
  • Honduras (3%)
  • Nicaragua (2%)
  • Philippines (1%)
  • El Salvador (1%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Mitchell County


  • American (15%)
  • German (3%)
  • Irish (2%)
  • English (2%)
  • Scotch-Irish (2%)
  • French (except Basque) (1%)
  • Dutch (1%)

Mitchell County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 2,266 (81.6%)
  • Carpooled: 358 (12.9%)
  • Streetcar or trolley car: 6 (0.2%)
  • Walked: 21 (0.8%)
  • Worked at home: 128 (4.6%)
Owners and renters by unit type
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

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

  • 2,523 people in state prisons
  • 137 people in nursing homes
  • 11 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)

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

  • 2,275 people in state prisons
  • 110 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 21 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $45,775.

8.21% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($27,594 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.21%
Texas average:

7.14%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
7.12% relocated from other counties in Texas ($22,071 average AGI)
1.08% relocated from other states ($5,523 average AGI)
Mitchell County:

1.08%
Texas average:

2.49%

Residents relocating <b>from</b> other counties or countries

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Scurry County, TX  0.83% ($37,350 average AGI)
from Nolan County, TX  0.75% ($24,444)
from Howard County, TX  0.58% ($25,071)
from Lubbock County, TX  0.58% ($23,929)
from Taylor County, TX  0.50% ($17,833)


7.67% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($32,087 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.67%
Texas average:

6.69%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
6.29% relocated to other counties in Texas ($28,306 average AGI)
1.38% relocated to other states ($3,781 average AGI)
Mitchell County:

1.38%
Texas average:

2.01%

Residents relocating <b>to</b> other counties or countries

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Nolan County, TX  0.63% ($50,867 average AGI)
to Scurry County, TX  0.63% ($23,867)
to Howard County, TX  0.50% ($28,583)
to Lubbock County, TX  0.46% ($29,364)
to Tom Green County, TX  0.42% ($27,800)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 11.3
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 10.2

Births per 1000 population in Mitchell County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 13.3
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 12.1
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 10.4

Deaths per 1000 population in Mitchell County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 2.9
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 9.4

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Mitchell County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 23.9%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 14.7%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Mitchell County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Mitchell County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Mitchell County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Mitchell County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Mitchell County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Mitchell County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 1,397 (1,176 aged, 221 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 244 (14%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

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

  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (145)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (137)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (117)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (99)
  • Unspecified dementia (63)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (36)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (26)
  • Congestive heart failure (10)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 22%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 23%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 10.64
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 7,009
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 266
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 42,108

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 988
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,115
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 21

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 10
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 74

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 11

Household type by relationship:

Households: 9,297
  • In family households: 5,798 (910 male householders, 1,010 female householders)
    1,581 spouses, 1,750 children (1,709 natural, 0 adopted, 40 stepchildren), 213 grandchildren, 18 brothers or sisters, 77 parents, 60 other relatives, 167 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 944 (353 male householders (247 living alone)), 458 female householders (421 living alone)), 129 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 2,503

Size of family households: 965 2-persons, 405 3-persons, 409 4-persons, 82 5-persons, 39 6-persons, 12 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 670 1-person, 141 2-persons.

943 married couples with children.
491 single-parent households (115 men, 376 women).

72.8% of residents of Mitchell speak English at home.
26.4% of residents speak Spanish at home (70% speak English very well, 12% speak English well, 13% speak English not well, 5% don't speak English at all).
0.3% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (100% speak English very well).
0.5% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (100% speak English very well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $53,407,000 ($5,680 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $494,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $19,453,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $13,935,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $6,682,000
Federal grants: $11,866,000
Federal procurement contracts: $282,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $1,189,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $239,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $992,000
Federal Government insurance: $4,744,000

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

Births: 500
Here:

53 per 1000 residents
State:

85 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 648
Here:

69 per 1000 residents
State:

35 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +14
Here:

+1 per 1000 residents
State:

+29 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -131
Here -14 per 1000 residents
State +10 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Mitchell County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 0.21 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.6
State:

6.2

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.1
State:

4.1

Year house built in Mitchell County, Texas Note: State values scaled to Mitchell County population
  • 292014 or later
  • 372010 to 2013
  • 1762000 to 2009
  • 1821990 to 1999
  • 6351980 to 1989
  • 5121970 to 1979
  • 6581960 to 1969
  • 7971950 to 1959
  • 5381940 to 1949
  • 5171939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Mitchell County, Texas
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Mitchell County, Texas Note: State values scaled to Mitchell County population
  • 01 room
  • 102 rooms
  • 1293 rooms
  • 2484 rooms
  • 5685 rooms
  • 5346 rooms
  • 3837 rooms
  • 548 rooms
  • 1049+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Mitchell County, Texas Note: State values scaled to Mitchell County population
  • 711 room
  • 02 rooms
  • 1223 rooms
  • 2774 rooms
  • 1155 rooms
  • 556 rooms
  • 327 rooms
  • 68 rooms
  • 89+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Mitchell County, Texas
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Mitchell County, Texas Note: State values scaled to Mitchell County population
  • 0no bedroom
  • 1081 bedroom
  • 6002 bedrooms
  • 1,1763 bedrooms
  • 1114 bedrooms
  • 135+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Mitchell County, Texas Note: State values scaled to Mitchell County population
  • 70no bedroom
  • 1301 bedroom
  • 3202 bedrooms
  • 1553 bedrooms
  • 114 bedrooms
  • 05+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Mitchell County, Texas in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Mitchell County in owner-occupied houses/condos Note: State values scaled to Mitchell County population
  • 27no vehicle
  • 5591 vehicle
  • 8802 vehicles
  • 3033 vehicles
  • 1374 vehicles
  • 1425+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Mitchell County in renter-occupied apartments Note: State values scaled to Mitchell County population
  • 102no vehicle
  • 3511 vehicle
  • 1322 vehicles
  • 953 vehicles
  • 04 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles

76.9% of Mitchell County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 24% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 95% lived in Texas.

Mitchell County:

76.9%
State average:

84.1%

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

  • This state: 6,971
  • Other state: 1,599
  • Northeast: 110
  • Midwest: 380
  • South: 485
  • West: 632
Year Householders Moved Into Unit
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Mitchell County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 41.5%Electricity
  • 37.4%Utility gas
  • 12.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 5.9%Wood
  • 0.3%Coal or coke
  • 0.3%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 47.2%Electricity
  • 38.4%Utility gas
  • 11.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.6%No fuel used

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 52
Here:

6.3%
Texas:

6.6%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 42
Here:

5.4%
Texas:

6.4%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 36
Here:

14.1%
Texas:

15.1%

Educational Attainment
School Enrollment by Level of School
Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability

Mitchell County government finances - Expenditure in 2002:

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $170,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $1,102,000
    Police Protection: $523,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $458,000
    Financial Administration: $270,000
    Central Staff Services: $262,000
    General Public Buildings: $134,000
    Housing & Community Development: $127,000
    Libraries: $101,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $62,000
    Welfare - Other: $58,000
    Parks & Recreation: $43,000
    Fire Protection: $41,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $103,000
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $1,618,000

Mitchell County government finances - Revenue in 2002:

  • Charges - All Other: $185,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $474,000
    Interest Earnings: $332,000
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $101,000
    All Other: $43,000
    Highways: $17,000
  • Tax - Property: $2,204,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $312,000
    Total General Sales: $173,000
    NEC: $4,000

Mitchell County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002:

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $7,163,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 219
  • Number of aged recipients: 47
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 172
  • Number of recipients under 18: 26
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 107
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 86
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 106
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 76
Mitchell County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
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Mitchell County Fatal accident statistics for 1995 - 2014
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Most common first names in Mitchell County, TX among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James9075.3 years
John8976.1 years
William7677.0 years
Mary7479.2 years
Charles4574.2 years
George3875.6 years
Robert3674.7 years
Thomas3575.0 years
Frank2779.2 years
Roy2774.4 years
Most common last names in Mitchell County, TX among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith5877.2 years
Jones4479.3 years
Brown3679.1 years
Davis3073.1 years
Williams2872.8 years
Taylor2777.9 years
Henderson2780.3 years
Green2671.0 years
Walker2573.9 years
Martin2479.8 years
Businesses in Mitchell County, TX
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven2RadioShack1
Ace Hardware1SAS Shoes1
Alco Stores1SONIC Drive-In1
Days Inn1U-Haul1
Lane Furniture1UPS1