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Montague County, Texas (TX)

County population in 2019: 19,995 (41% urban, 59% rural); it was 19,117 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 2,792
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 3,454
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 6,118
Renter-occupied apartments: 1,743 (it was 1,652 in 2000)
% of renters here:

21%
State:

36%

Land area: 931 sq. mi.

Water area: 7.8 sq. mi.

Population density: 21 people per square mile   (low).

March 2019 cost of living index in Montague County: 80.4 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (23.9%), Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (23.0%), Retail trade (18.4%), Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing (10.1%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 54%
  • Government: 9%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 36%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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  • Races in Montague County, TX (2019)
    • 16,82388.0%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 2,21611.6%Hispanic or Latino
    • 3721.9%Two or more races
    • 1730.9%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
    • 1350.7%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
Median resident age:

45.2 years
Texas median age:

35.1 years
Males: 9,696  (48.5%)
Females: 10,299  (51.5%)
Average household size:
Montague County:

2.0 people
Texas:

3 people

Estimated median household income in 2019: $53,572 ($31,048 in 1999)
This county:

$53,572
Texas:

$64,034

Median contract rent in 2019 for apartments: $610 (lower quartile is $449, upper quartile is $765)
This county:

$610
State:

$929


Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $134,065 (it was $56,300 in 2000)
Montague:

$134,065
Texas:

$200,400
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $73,791 - $251,968

Mean price in 2019:

Detached houses: $212,055
Here:

$212,055
State:

$268,991

Townhouses or other attached units: $81,701
Here:

$81,701
State:

$268,635

Mobile homes: $81,710
Here:

$81,710
State:

$94,014

Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $172,838
Here:

$172,838
State:

$52,538

Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,290
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $454

Institutionalized population: 234

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 1
  • Robberies: 3
  • Assaults: 19
  • Burglaries: 64
  • Thefts: 87
  • Auto thefts: 15

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

  • Murders: 2
  • Rapes: 7
  • Robberies: 1
  • Assaults: 7
  • Burglaries: 54
  • Thefts: 84
  • Auto thefts: 13
Montague County, TX map from a distance

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 8 buildings, average cost: $45,000
  • 1998: 8 buildings, average cost: $45,000
  • 1999: 9 buildings, average cost: $45,000
  • 2000: 8 buildings, average cost: $45,000
  • 2001: 9 buildings, average cost: $45,000
  • 2002: 11 buildings, average cost: $47,100
  • 2003: 14 buildings, average cost: $71,100
  • 2004: 3 buildings, average cost: $44,200
  • 2005: 0 buildings
  • 2006: 1 building, cost: $110,000
  • 2007: 1 building, cost: $170,500
  • 2008: 1 building, cost: $150,000
  • 2009: 1 building, cost: $150,000
  • 2010: 0 buildings
  • 2011: 1 building, cost: $120,000
  • 2012: 1 building, cost: $120,000
  • 2013: 1 building, cost: $144,000
  • 2014: 0 buildings
  • 2015: 2 buildings, average cost: $197,500
  • 2016: 1 building, cost: $152,200
  • 2017: 0 buildings
  • 2018: 8 buildings, average cost: $93,800
  • 2019: 9 buildings, average cost: $166,700
Number of permits per 10,000 Montague, TX residents
Average permit cost in Montague, TX
Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $1,953 (1.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $1,391 (1.2%)

Distribution of median household income in Montague, TX in 2019
Distribution of house value in Montague, TX in 2019
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Montague, TX in 2019
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 14.5%
Montague County:

14.5%
Texas:

13.6%
(13.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 41.2% for Black residents, 27.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 28.4% for other race residents, 1.6% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2019: 45.2 years old
(Males: 45.3 years old, Females: 45.0 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 47.4 years old, Black residents: 46.0 years old, American Indian residents: 23.3 years old, Asian residents: 9.9 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 25.1 years old, Other race residents: 23.6 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Montague County is $468 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $522 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $659 a month.

Cities in this county include: Bowie, Nocona, Montague-Forestburg, St. Jo, Nocona Hills, Sunset, Montague.

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

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Neighboring counties: Maricopa County, Arizona , Carroll County, Mississippi , Jefferson County, Oklahoma , Miller County, Arkansas , Sunflower County, Mississippi , Webster County, Mississippi .

Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

7.2%
Texas:

8.0%

Unemployment by year in Montague, TX
County total employment by year in Montague, TX
County average yearly wages by year in Montague, TX

Current college students: 446
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 86.5%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 17.4%

Number of foreign born residents: 943 (33.4% naturalized citizens)

Montague County:

4.7%
Whole state:

17.1%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 952010 or later
  • 3492000 to 2009
  • 2131990 to 1999
  • 1081980 to 1989
  • 621970 to 1979
  • 95Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 30.2 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 64.1%

Montague County marital status for males Montague County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 8,269
  • One, attached: 49
  • Two: 173
  • 3 or 4: 205
  • 5 to 9: 64
  • 10 to 19: 61
  • 20 or more: 68
  • Mobile homes: 1,526
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 67

Housing units in Montague County with a mortgage: 2,373 (9 second mortgage, 70 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 3,487

Here:

40.0% with mortgage
State:

56.1% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Montague County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant7,60256
Catholic1,1103
Mainline Protestant1,08110
Other11
None9,925-
Montague 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: 4
Montague County:

2.04 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.


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

2.04 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.11 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 7
Montague County:

3.57 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 7
This county:

3.57 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.13 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Montague County:

10.8%
Texas:

8.9%

Adult obesity rate:
Montague County:

26.4%
State:

26.6%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

12.4%
State:

15.7%

Agriculture in Montague County:

Average size of farms: 360 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $22,782
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $75.47
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 1.85%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 88.22%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $22,737
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 9.88%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 1.04%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $33,400
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 91.57%
Average age of principal farm operators: 56 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 15.96
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 1.23%
Corn for grain: 220 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 5820 harvested acres
Vegetables: 343 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 2,885 acres

Earthquake activity:

Montague County-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Texas state average. It is 579% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/6/2011 at 03:53:10, a magnitude 5.7 (5.7 MW, Depth: 3.2 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 140.7 miles away from Montague County center
On 9/3/2016 at 12:02:44, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 3.5 mi) earthquake occurred 196.4 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 180.1 miles away from the county center
On 11/7/2016 at 01:44:24, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MW, Depth: 2.8 mi) earthquake occurred 169.5 miles away from the county center
On 11/8/2011 at 02:46:57, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 140.1 miles away from Montague County center
On 11/5/2011 at 07:12:45, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MW, Depth: 1.9 mi) earthquake occurred 141.8 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • Texas Covid-19 Pandemic, Incident Period: January 20, 2020, FEMA Id: 4485, Natural disaster type: Other
  • Texas Severe Storms, Tornadoes, Straight-line Winds, and Flooding, Incident Period: May 04, 2015 to June 23, 2015, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4223: May 29, 2015, FEMA Id: 4223, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood, Wind
  • Texas Wildfires, Incident Period: August 30, 2011 to December 31, 2011, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4029: September 09, 2011, FEMA Id: 4029, 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 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 Ringgold Fire, Incident Period: January 01, 2006, Fire Management Assistance Declared: January 01, 2006, FEMA Id: 2598, Natural disaster type: Fire
  • Texas Extreme Wildfire Threat, Incident Period: November 27, 2005 to May 14, 2006, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1624: January 11, 2006, FEMA Id: 1624, 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
  • 6 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Montague County (16) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Fires: 6, Floods: 5, Storms: 5, Tornadoes: 4, Hurricanes: 3, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Montague

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 5,256 (82.6%)
  • Carpooled: 562 (8.8%)
  • Bus: 14 (0.2%)
  • Light rail, streetcar or trolley: 127 (2.0%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 52 (0.8%)
  • Bicycle: 5 (0.1%)
  • Walked: 81 (1.3%)
  • Worked at home: 332 (5.2%)
Class of Workers in 2019
Most common industries in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (20%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Public administration (4%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (4%)

Most common industries for females in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (26%)
  • Retail trade (16%)
  • Accommodation and food services (11%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)

Most common occupations in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2019


  • Construction and extraction occupations (20%)
  • Production occupations (16%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (10%)
  • Transportation occupations (10%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Sales and related occupations (6%)
  • Material moving occupations (4%)

Most common occupations for females in 2019


  • Office and administrative support occupations (23%)
  • Sales and related occupations (15%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (9%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (8%)
  • Educational instruction, and library occupations (6%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (6%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Mexico (80%)
  • Germany (6%)
  • Ireland (2%)
  • Australia (2%)
  • Italy (2%)
  • Canada (2%)
  • Kenya (1%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Montague County


  • American (18%)
  • English (10%)
  • German (6%)
  • Irish (6%)
  • Italian (3%)
  • Scotch-Irish (2%)
  • European (1%)

Owners and renters by unit type
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

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

  • 331 people in nursing homes
  • 38 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 34 people in homes for the mentally retarded

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

  • 183 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 51 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 30 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 2 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $58,876.

7.40% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($56,155 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.40%
Texas average:

7.43%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
6.21% relocated from other counties in Texas ($49,458 average AGI)
1.19% relocated from other states ($6,697 average AGI)
Montague County:

1.19%
Texas average:

2.52%

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

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Wise County, TX  0.97% ($54,343 average AGI)
from Tarrant County, TX  0.84% ($52,845)
from Cooke County, TX  0.67% ($36,152)
from Denton County, TX  0.65% ($59,378)
from Wichita County, TX  0.39% ($38,074)
from Dallas County, TX  0.33% ($52,435)


6.54% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($45,663 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.54%
Texas average:

7.26%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
5.20% relocated to other counties in Texas ($35,382 average AGI)
1.34% relocated to other states ($10,281 average AGI)
Montague County:

1.34%
Texas average:

2.32%

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

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Wise County, TX  0.79% ($43,093 average AGI)
to Denton County, TX  0.55% ($45,079)
to Tarrant County, TX  0.55% ($36,053)
to Wichita County, TX  0.55% ($26,447)
to Cooke County, TX  0.50% ($29,235)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 11.8
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 12.8

Births per 1000 population in Montague County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 16.3
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 14.6
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2019: 14.1

Deaths per 1000 population in Montague County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 7.7
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 3.5

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Montague County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2018: 22.9%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2018: 14.5%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Montague County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Montague County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Montague County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Montague County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Montague County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Montague County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 4,325 (3,651 aged, 674 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 799 (17%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

Most common underlying causes of death in Montague County, Texas in 1999 - 2019:

  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (530)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (372)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (272)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (250)
  • Congestive heart failure (217)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (210)
  • Alzheimer disease, unspecified (120)
  • Unspecified dementia (88)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (74)
  • Atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease, so described (50)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 17%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 15%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 10.25
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 14,418
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 395
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 43,424

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,255
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,387

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 27
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 61

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 15

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 185.2. This is more than state average.

Household type by relationship:

Households: 19,995
  • Male householders: 4,016 (1,073 living alone), Female householders: 4,020 (1,263 living alone)
  • 4,295 spouses (4,239 opposite-sex spouses), 386 unmarried partners, (379 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 5,123 children (4,532 natural, 265 adopted, 334 stepchildren), 817 grandchildren, 144 brothers or sisters, 155 parents, 38 foster children, 165 other relatives, 492 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 359

Size of family households: 2,598 2-persons, 1,126 3-persons, 827 4-persons, 489 5-persons, 153 6-persons, 101 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 2,336 1-person, 385 2-persons, 29 3-persons.

2,682 married couples with children.
1,189 single-parent households (507 men, 682 women).

90.1% of residents of Montague speak English at home.
9.7% of residents speak Spanish at home (65% speak English very well, 17% speak English well, 13% speak English not well, 5% don't speak English at all).
0.5% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (100% speak English very well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $122,575,000 ($6,285 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $4,072,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $65,860,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $32,818,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $878,000
Federal grants: $18,289,000
Federal procurement contracts: $1,010,000 ($82,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $3,721,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $0,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $6,570,000
Federal Government insurance: $5,087,000

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

Births: 1,308
Here:

66 per 1000 residents
State:

85 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 1,482
Here:

75 per 1000 residents
State:

35 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +72
Here:

+4 per 1000 residents
State:

+29 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +699
Here:

+36 per 1000 residents
State:

+10 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Montague County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 1.87 millions of gallons per day (17% from ground, 83% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.7
State:

6.3

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.7
State:

4.1

Year house built in Montague County, Texas
  • Year house built in Montague County, Texas
  • 5712014 or later
  • 3242010 to 2013
  • 1,7082000 to 2009
  • 1,2051990 to 1999
  • 1,1171980 to 1989
  • 1,7291970 to 1979
  • 1,3631960 to 1969
  • 1,0471950 to 1959
  • 6251940 to 1949
  • 7411939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Montague County, Texas
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Montague County, Texas
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Montague County, Texas
  • 651 room
  • 632 rooms
  • 1603 rooms
  • 8104 rooms
  • 1,5555 rooms
  • 1,2556 rooms
  • 1,0517 rooms
  • 4568 rooms
  • 3989+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Montague County, Texas
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Montague County, Texas
  • 221 room
  • 1652 rooms
  • 1873 rooms
  • 5914 rooms
  • 6365 rooms
  • 4126 rooms
  • 547 rooms
  • 1128 rooms
  • 229+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Montague County, Texas
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Montague County, Texas
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Montague County, Texas
  • 70no bedroom
  • 1891 bedroom
  • 1,3292 bedrooms
  • 3,3333 bedrooms
  • 7694 bedrooms
  • 825+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Montague County, Texas
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Montague County, Texas
  • 45no bedroom
  • 3661 bedroom
  • 8742 bedrooms
  • 8363 bedrooms
  • 734 bedrooms
  • 35+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Montague County, Texas in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Montague County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Montague County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 104no vehicle
  • 1,3371 vehicle
  • 2,4862 vehicles
  • 1,2093 vehicles
  • 4234 vehicles
  • 2615+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Montague County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Montague County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 257no vehicle
  • 1,0061 vehicle
  • 7032 vehicles
  • 1953 vehicles
  • 534 vehicles
  • 125+ vehicles

86.6% of Montague County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 33% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 80% lived in Texas.

Montague County:

86.6%
State average:

84.4%

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

  • This state: 14,967
  • Other state: 3,967
  • Northeast: 278
  • Midwest: 704
  • South: 1,756
  • West: 1,238
Year householders moved into unit in Montague County, TX
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Montague County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 48.9%Electricity
  • 30.2%Utility gas
  • 17.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2.5%Wood
  • 0.2%Other fuel
  • 0.2%No fuel used
  • 0.2%Solar energy
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 48.4%Electricity
  • 38.1%Utility gas
  • 12.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.6%Wood
  • 0.6%No fuel used

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 181
Here:

8.4%
Texas:

7.0%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 63
Here:

7.3%
Texas:

6.6%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 149
Here:

33.8%
Texas:

14.3%

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

Montague County government finances - Expenditure in 2017:

  • Charges - Other: $420,000
    Regular Highways: $66,000
  • Construction - General Public Buildings: $34,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $2,578,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,553,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,484,000
    Police Protection: $1,179,000
    Central Staff Services: $920,000
    General Public Buildings: $781,000
    Financial Administration: $587,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Medical Care: $187,000
    General - Other: $166,000
    Corrections - Other: $138,000
    Health - Other: $74,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Other Purposes: $62,000
    Local Fire Protection: $11,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Highways: $2,000
    Natural Resources: $1,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $9,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $171,000
  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $230,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $230,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $1,072,000
    Sale of Property: $47,000
    Royalties: $38,000
    General Revenue - Other: $32,000
    Interest Earnings: $11,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $225,000
    Police Protection: $52,000
    General Public Building: $47,000
    Correctional Institutions: $45,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $18,000
    Financial Administration: $17,000
    Central Staff Services: $2,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $4,614,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $101,000
    Highways: $37,000
    Public Welfare: $26,000
    Health and Hospitals: $8,000
  • Tax - Property: $7,687,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $1,019,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $3,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $3,160,000

Montague County government finances - Revenue in 2017:

  • Charges - Other: $420,000
    Regular Highways: $66,000
  • Construction - General Public Buildings: $34,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $2,578,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,553,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,484,000
    Police Protection: $1,179,000
    Central Staff Services: $920,000
    General Public Buildings: $781,000
    Financial Administration: $587,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Medical Care: $187,000
    General - Other: $166,000
    Corrections - Other: $138,000
    Health - Other: $74,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Other Purposes: $62,000
    Local Fire Protection: $11,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Highways: $2,000
    Natural Resources: $1,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $9,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $171,000
  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $230,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $230,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $1,072,000
    Sale of Property: $47,000
    Royalties: $38,000
    General Revenue - Other: $32,000
    Interest Earnings: $11,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $225,000
    Police Protection: $52,000
    General Public Building: $47,000
    Correctional Institutions: $45,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $18,000
    Financial Administration: $17,000
    Central Staff Services: $2,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $4,614,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $101,000
    Highways: $37,000
    Public Welfare: $26,000
    Health and Hospitals: $8,000
  • Tax - Property: $7,687,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $1,019,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $3,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $3,160,000

Montague County government finances - Debt in 2017:

  • Charges - Other: $420,000
    Regular Highways: $66,000
  • Construction - General Public Buildings: $34,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $2,578,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,553,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,484,000
    Police Protection: $1,179,000
    Central Staff Services: $920,000
    General Public Buildings: $781,000
    Financial Administration: $587,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Medical Care: $187,000
    General - Other: $166,000
    Corrections - Other: $138,000
    Health - Other: $74,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Other Purposes: $62,000
    Local Fire Protection: $11,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Highways: $2,000
    Natural Resources: $1,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $9,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $171,000
  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $230,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $230,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $1,072,000
    Sale of Property: $47,000
    Royalties: $38,000
    General Revenue - Other: $32,000
    Interest Earnings: $11,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $225,000
    Police Protection: $52,000
    General Public Building: $47,000
    Correctional Institutions: $45,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $18,000
    Financial Administration: $17,000
    Central Staff Services: $2,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $4,614,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $101,000
    Highways: $37,000
    Public Welfare: $26,000
    Health and Hospitals: $8,000
  • Tax - Property: $7,687,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $1,019,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $3,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $3,160,000

Montague County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017:

  • Charges - Other: $420,000
    Regular Highways: $66,000
  • Construction - General Public Buildings: $34,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $2,578,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,553,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,484,000
    Police Protection: $1,179,000
    Central Staff Services: $920,000
    General Public Buildings: $781,000
    Financial Administration: $587,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Medical Care: $187,000
    General - Other: $166,000
    Corrections - Other: $138,000
    Health - Other: $74,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Other Purposes: $62,000
    Local Fire Protection: $11,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Highways: $2,000
    Natural Resources: $1,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $9,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $171,000
  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $230,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $230,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $1,072,000
    Sale of Property: $47,000
    Royalties: $38,000
    General Revenue - Other: $32,000
    Interest Earnings: $11,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $225,000
    Police Protection: $52,000
    General Public Building: $47,000
    Correctional Institutions: $45,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $18,000
    Financial Administration: $17,000
    Central Staff Services: $2,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $4,614,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $101,000
    Highways: $37,000
    Public Welfare: $26,000
    Health and Hospitals: $8,000
  • Tax - Property: $7,687,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $1,019,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $3,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $3,160,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 468
  • Number of aged recipients: 68
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 400
  • Number of recipients under 18: 48
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 309
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 111
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 213
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 199
Most common first names in Montague County, TX among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James24174.0 years
William21576.3 years
John17977.4 years
Mary17181.3 years
Robert10972.1 years
Charles9172.4 years
Ruby7580.0 years
George7176.9 years
Willie6382.6 years
Thomas5975.1 years
Most common last names in Montague County, TX among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith7178.4 years
Williams7075.0 years
Jones6177.8 years
Johnson6075.7 years
Brown5978.5 years
Miller5576.5 years
Davis5378.1 years
Martin5075.2 years
Thompson4977.3 years
Moore4976.3 years
Businesses in Montague County, TX
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1La-Z-Boy1
Ace Hardware2McDonald's1
Best Western1Pizza Hut1
CVS1SONIC Drive-In1
Chevrolet1Subway2
Dairy Queen2U-Haul1
FedEx2UPS1
Ford1Walmart1
H&R Block1

Montague County on our top lists:

  • #93 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for Romney (Republican) in the 2012 Presidential Election"