Jump to a detailed profile or search site with Google Custom Search

Palo Pinto County, Texas (TX)

County population in 2014: 28,096 (50% urban, 50% rural); it was 27,026 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 3,618
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 4,046
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 7,620
Renter-occupied apartments: 3,207 (it was 2,974 in 2000)
% of renters here:

28%
State:

36%

Land area: 953 sq. mi.

Water area: 32.6 sq. mi.

Population density: 29 people per square mile   (low).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Palo Pinto County: 80.5 (low, U.S. average is 100)

We are giving away a $200 prize - enter simply by sending us your own pictures of this county!
Click here to upload your Palo Pinto County photos (outside city limits)

Industries providing employment: Retail trade (21.4%), Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing (16.7%), Educational, health and social services (15.6%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 54%
  • Government: 5%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 36%
  • Unpaid family work: 5%
  • OSM Map
  • General Map
  • Google Map
  • MSN Map

Options
X
Data:
Loading data...
Based on 2000-2013 data
Loading data...

123
Hide US histogram

Palo Pinto County races chart

Races in Palo Pinto County, Texas:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (78.1%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (17.7%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (2.1%)
  • Two or more races (1.0%)
Median resident age:  40.0 years
Texas median age:  33.0 years
Males: 13,803  (49.1%)
Females: 14,293  (50.9%)
Palo Pinto County, TX forum
Recent posts about Palo Pinto County, Texas on our local forum with over 1,900,000 registered users. Palo Pinto County is mentioned 40 times on our forum:
Should I move from Michigan to Texas?  (44 replies)
Pros and cons to living in Texas  (181 replies)
Will Greater Houston stretch into Greater Austin or even San Antonio?  (87 replies)
Just a few days to decide Ft. Worth or Denver  (34 replies)
Graham, TX  (13 replies)
Houston vs. Dallas  (12939 replies)

Palo Pinto County,TX real estate house value trend

Average household size:
Palo Pinto County:

2.0 people
Texas:

3 people
Estimated median household income in 2013: $37,824 ($31,203 in 1999)

This county:

$37824
Texas:

$51704

Median contract rent in 2013 for apartments: $535 (lower quartile is $418, upper quartile is $642)
This county:

$535
State:

$711


Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $87,249 (it was $46,900 in 2000)
Palo Pinto:

$87,249
Texas:

$132,000
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $45,000 - $161,065
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,073
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $366

Institutionalized population: 247

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

  • Murders: 1
  • Rapes: 0
  • Robberies: 2
  • Assaults: 6
  • Burglaries: 67
  • Thefts: 66
  • Auto thefts: 10

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 0
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 9
  • Burglaries: 93
  • Thefts: 75
  • Auto thefts: 15
Palo Pinto County, TX map from a distance

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2007: 13 buildings, average cost: $87,600
  • 2008: 9 buildings, average cost: $87,600
  • 2009: 6 buildings, average cost: $91,800
  • 2010: 16 buildings, average cost: $83,600
  • 2011: 8 buildings, average cost: $74,800
  • 2012: 9 buildings, average cost: $60,100
  • 2013: 11 buildings, average cost: $60,100
  • 2014: 5 buildings, average cost: $212,800

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2004 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,439 (1.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $790 (1.2%)

Palo Pinto County household income distribution in 2009 Palo Pinto County home values distribution Palo Pinto County contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 20.1%
(19.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 35.5% for Black residents, 19.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 22.8% for American Indian residents, 22.0% for other race residents, 43.3% for two or more races residents)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 19.6%
Palo Pinto County:

19.6%
Texas:

17.5%
(19.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 35.9% for Black residents, 18.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 19.9% for American Indian residents, 20.7% for other race residents, 43.6% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2013: 41 years old
(Males: 40 years old, Females: 42 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 46 years old, Black residents: 35 years old, American Indian residents: 35 years old, Asian residents: 54 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 24 years old, Other race residents: 31 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Palo Pinto County is $409 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $507 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $700 a month.

Cities in this county include: Mineral Wells, Palo Pinto-Santo, Strawn, Graford, Gordon, Palo Pinto, Mingus.

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

Click to draw/clear Palo Pinto County borders

Neighboring counties: Allendale County, South Carolina , Ventura County, California , Ellis County , Warren County, Georgia , Marion County .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

5.1%
Texas:

4.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 610
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 71.2%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 12.1%

Number of foreign born residents: 1,201 (37% naturalized citizens)

Palo Pinto County:

4.4%
Whole state:

13.9%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1995 to March 2000: 298
  • 1990 to 1994: 102
  • 1985 to 1989: 188
  • 1980 to 1984: 210
  • 1975 to 1979: 143
  • 1970 to 1974: 93
  • 1970 to 1974: 43
  • 1965 to 1969: 124

Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.9 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 64.9%

Palo Pinto County marital status for males Palo Pinto County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 9,593
  • One, attached: 335
  • Two: 398
  • 3 or 4: 162
  • 5 to 9: 309
  • 10 to 19: 117
  • 20 or more: 315
  • Mobile homes: 2,806
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 67

Housing units in Palo Pinto County with a mortgage: 2,281 (72 second mortgage, 111 home equity loan, 6 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 2,948

Here:

0.0% with mortgage
State:

64.2% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Palo Pinto County

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant12,67961
Mainline Protestant1,37610
Catholic1,1523
Other4293
Black Protestant1861
None12,289-
Palo Pinto 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: 8
Palo Pinto County:

2.93 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.


Number of convenience stores (no gas): 8
This county:

2.93 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.11 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 20
Palo Pinto County:

7.33 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 27
This county:

9.90 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.13 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Palo Pinto County:

9.2%
Texas:

8.9%

Adult obesity rate:
Palo Pinto County:

29.2%
State:

26.6%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

18.7%
State:

15.7%

Agriculture in Palo Pinto County:

Average size of farms: 503 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $15,890
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $82.14
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 5.18%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 84.45%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $18,231
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 5.98%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 5.78%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $29,306
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 92.95%
Average age of principal farm operators: 57 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 8.17
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 1.41%
All wheat for grain: 1446 harvested acres
Vegetables: 78 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 2,869 acres

Earthquake activity:

Palo Pinto County-area historical earthquake activity is near Texas state average. It is 76% 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 146.6 miles away from Palo Pinto 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 346.1 miles away from the county center
On 9/6/1997 at 23:38:00, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 LG, 4.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 168.7 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 283.5 miles away from the county center
On 4/28/1998 at 14:13:01, a magnitude 4.2 (3.9 MB, 4.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 140.5 miles away from Palo Pinto County center
On 1/18/1995 at 15:51:39, a magnitude 4.2 (4.0 LG, 4.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 144.9 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • TexasPK East Fire, Incident Period: April 16, 2011, Fire Management Assistance Declared: April 16, 2011, FEMA Id: FEMA-FM-2895, Natural disaster type: Fire
  • TexasHohertz Fire, Incident Period: April 15, 2011, Fire Management Assistance Declared: April 16, 2011, FEMA Id: FEMA-FM-2893, Natural disaster type: Fire
  • TexasPK West Fire, Incident Period: April 14, 2011, Fire Management Assistance Declared: April 15, 2011, FEMA Id: FEMA-FM-2888, Natural disaster type: Fire
  • Texas1148 Fire, Incident Period: April 9, 2009 to April 16, 2009, Fire Management Assistance Declared: April 10, 2009, FEMA Id: FEMA-FM-2814, Natural disaster type: Fire
  • TexasWildfires, Incident Period: March 14, 2008 to September 1, 2008, Emergency Declared (EM-3284): March 14, 2008, FEMA Id: FEMA-EM-3284, Natural disaster type: Fire
  • TexasCaddo II Fire Complex, Incident Period: August 18, 2006, Fire Management Assistance Declared: August 19, 2006, FEMA Id: FEMA-FM-2667, Natural disaster type: Fire
  • TexasExtreme Wildfire Threat, Incident Period: November 27, 2005 to May 14, 2006, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1624): January 11, 2006, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1624, Natural disaster type: Fire
  • TexasHurricane Rita, Incident Period: September 23, 2005 to October 14, 2005, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1606): September 24, 2005, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1606, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • TexasHurricane Rita, Incident Period: September 20, 2005 to October 14, 2005, Emergency Declared (EM-3261): September 21, 2005, FEMA Id: FEMA-EM-3261, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • TexasHurricane Katrina, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 1, 2005, Emergency Declared (EM-3216): September 2, 2005, FEMA Id: FEMA-EM-3216, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • 7 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Palo Pinto County (17) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Fires: 10, Storms: 4, Floods: 3, Hurricanes: 3, Tornadoes: 2 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Class of Workers

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Health care and social assistance (15%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (12%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (18%)
  • Retail trade (17%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Accommodation and food services (14%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Public administration (6%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (18%)
  • Production occupations (17%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (9%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Transportation occupations (8%)
  • Material moving occupations (6%)
  • Sales and related occupations (5%)
  • Sales and related occupations (17%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (16%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (11%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (11%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8%)
  • Production occupations (6%)
  • Management occupations (5%)

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

  • Mexico (75%)
  • Guatemala (4%)
  • Germany (3%)
  • United Kingdom (2%)
  • India (2%)
  • Philippines (2%)
  • Vietnam (2%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Palo Pinto County (%):

  • United States or American (27%)
  • Irish (11%)
  • German (10%)
  • English (10%)
  • Scotch-Irish (2%)
  • French (except Basque) (2%)
  • Scottish (1%)

Palo Pinto County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 9,236 (79%)
  • Carpooled: 1,790 (15%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 14 (0%)
  • Motorcycle: 4 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 8 (0%)
  • Walked: 270 (2%)
  • Other means: 104 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 315 (3%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

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


People in group quarters in Palo Pinto County, Texas in 2000:

  • 197 people in nursing homes
  • 106 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 9 people in homes for the mentally retarded

People in group quarters in Palo Pinto County, Texas in 2010:

  • 150 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 97 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 10 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 6 people in other noninstitutional facilities
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $46,087.

7.59% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($34,201 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.59%
Texas average:

7.14%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
6.12% relocated from other counties in Texas ($28,288 average AGI)
1.47% relocated from other states ($5,913 average AGI)
Palo Pinto County:

1.47%
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 Parker County, TX  1.45% ($28,985 average AGI)
from Tarrant County, TX  1.22% ($43,064)
from Dallas County, TX  0.32% ($48,862)
from Erath County, TX  0.22% ($31,700)
from Hood County, TX  0.21% ($42,684)
from Eastland County, TX  0.19% ($49,941)
from Denton County, TX  0.17% ($44,200)


7.71% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($33,432 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.71%
Texas average:

6.69%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
6.25% relocated to other counties in Texas ($27,943 average AGI)
1.47% relocated to other states ($5,489 average AGI)
Palo Pinto County:

1.47%
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 Parker County, TX  1.67% ($40,298 average AGI)
to Tarrant County, TX  1.13% ($32,618)
to Hood County, TX  0.21% ($36,895)
to Young County, TX  0.20% ($47,278)
to Denton County, TX  0.20% ($71,611)
to Erath County, TX  0.20% ($38,056)
to Dallas County, TX  0.19% ($34,000)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 14.0
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 14.2

Births per 1000 population in Palo Pinto County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 12.4
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 12.5
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 11.1

Deaths per 1000 population in Palo Pinto County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 9.8
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 9.8

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Palo Pinto County

Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 29.4%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 17.7%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Palo Pinto County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19

Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Palo Pinto County


Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 4,730 (4,098 aged, 632 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 1,272 (18%)

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 Palo Pinto County, Texas in 1999 - 2014:

  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (428)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (413)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (372)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (304)
  • Atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease, so described (245)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (173)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (128)
  • Congestive heart failure (116)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (88)
  • Unspecified dementia (86)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 20%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 20%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 3.66
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 10012.81
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 153.710
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 64241.54

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1513.940
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1230.070
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 7.28

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 34.94
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 80.06

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 3.64

Crimes per 100,000 population in 1996: 1

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 205.0. This is more than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide:

Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 157.7
  • Other - 47.3

Household type by relationship:

Households: 27,848
  • In family households: 23,924 (5,503 male householders, 2,099 female householders)
    5,774 spouses, 7,699 children (6,807 natural, 247 adopted, 645 stepchildren), 1,053 grandchildren, 253 brothers or sisters, 216 parents, 368 other relatives, 753 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 3,924 (1,574 male householders (1,266 living alone)), 1,695 female householders (1,498 living alone)), 655 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 263 (247 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 3,538 2-persons, 1,552 3-persons, 1,283 4-persons, 719 5-persons, 280 6-persons, 230 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 2,764 1-person, 417 2-persons, 53 3-persons, 20 4-persons, 6 5-persons, 6 6-persons, 3 7-or-more-persons.

4,494 married couples with children.
1,534 single-parent households (456 men, 1,078 women).

88.6% of residents of Palo Pinto County speak English at home.
10.3% of residents speak Spanish at home (49% speak English very well, 19% speak English well, 18% speak English not well, 13% don't speak English at all).
0.8% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (84% speak English very well, 8% speak English well, 7% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).
0.4% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (27% speak English very well, 54% speak English well, 19% speak English not well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $155,619,000 ($5695 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $8,748,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $71,108,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $39,468,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $337,000
Federal grants: $38,440,000
Federal procurement contracts: $2,415,000 ($1,084,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $3,850,000 ($681,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $1,173,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $4,003,000
Federal Government insurance: $10,038,000

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

Births: 1,834
Here:

67 per 1000 residents
State:

85 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 1,837
Here:

67 per 1000 residents
State:

35 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +238
Here:

+9 per 1000 residents
State:

+29 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +269
Here:

+10 per 1000 residents
State:

+10 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Palo Pinto County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 5.85 millions of gallons per day (all from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.5
State:

5.8

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.3
State:

3.8

Year house built

  • 2005 or later: 787
  • 2000 to 2004: 2,300
  • 1990 to 1999: 2,111
  • 1980 to 1989: 1,439
  • 1970 to 1979: 1,740
  • 1960 to 1969: 2,466
  • 1950 to 1959: 2,226
  • 1940 to 1949: 1,324
  • 1939 or earlier: 1,125
Rooms in houses/apartments in Palo Pinto County, Texas
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • 1 room: 28
  • 2 rooms: 167
  • 3 rooms: 338
  • 4 rooms: 1,020
  • 5 rooms: 2,360
  • 6 rooms: 2,137
  • 7 rooms: 946
  • 8 rooms: 372
  • 9+ rooms: 252
  • 1 room: 192
  • 2 rooms: 167
  • 3 rooms: 415
  • 4 rooms: 847
  • 5 rooms: 752
  • 6 rooms: 415
  • 7 rooms: 123
  • 8 rooms: 48
  • 9+ rooms: 15
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Palo Pinto County, Texas
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 53
  • 1 bedroom: 465
  • 2 bedrooms: 2,064
  • 3 bedrooms: 4,205
  • 4 bedrooms: 750
  • 5+ bedrooms: 83
  • no bedroom: 205
  • 1 bedroom: 570
  • 2 bedrooms: 1,227
  • 3 bedrooms: 840
  • 4 bedrooms: 118
  • 5+ bedrooms: 14
Cars and other vehicles available in Palo Pinto County, Texas in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 353
  • 1 vehicle: 2,316
  • 2 vehicles: 3,512
  • 3 vehicles: 990
  • 4 vehicles: 335
  • 5+ vehicles: 114
  • no vehicle: 444
  • 1 vehicle: 1,357
  • 2 vehicles: 957
  • 3 vehicles: 152
  • 4 vehicles: 40
  • 5+ vehicles: 24

53% of Palo Pinto County residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 51% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 79% lived in Texas.

Palo Pinto County:

53.5%
State average:

51.6%

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

  • This state: 20279
  • Northeast: 502
  • Midwest: 1558
  • South: 2145
  • West: 1087

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $34,400


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 1%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 3%

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Palo Pinto County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (42.5%)
  • Electricity (36.4%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (19.5%)
  • Wood (1.1%)
  • Utility gas (51.9%)
  • Electricity (35.6%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (11.1%)
  • Other fuel (0.6%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 89
Here:

2.7%
Texas:

6.8%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 36
Here:

2.3%
Texas:

6.2%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 50
Here:

9.9%
Texas:

15.4%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)

Palo Pinto County government finances - Expenditure in 2002:

  • Construction - General: $229,000
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $2,542,000
    Corrections - Other: $1,218,000
    Regular Highways: $1,053,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $921,000
    Police Protection: $603,000
    Financial Administration: $436,000
    Central Staff Services: $215,000
    General Public Buildings: $121,000
    Health Services - Other: $86,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $56,000
    Fire Protection: $7,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $42,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $189,000
    General - Other: $107,000
    Central Staff: $28,000
    General Public Building: $17,000
    Judicial: $3,000
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $3,534,000

Palo Pinto County government finances - Revenue in 2002:

  • Charges - All Other: $1,968,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $246,000
    Interest Earnings: $168,000
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $40,000
    General Support: $13,000
  • Tax - Property: $4,037,000
    Total General Sales: $1,018,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $734,000
    Other Selective Sales: $86,000

Palo Pinto County government finances - Debt in 2002:

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $1,155,000
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Other NEC: $300,000
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $1,020,000
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $435,000

Palo Pinto County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002:

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $223,000
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $2,974,000
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $73,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 591
  • Number of aged recipients: 80
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 511
  • Number of recipients under 18: 94
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 359
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 138
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 228
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 259
Palo Pinto County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Palo Pinto County Fatal accident statistics for 1995 - 2014
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Most common first names in Palo Pinto County, TX among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James21972.8 years
William20576.3 years
Mary19777.9 years
John17776.3 years
Robert14873.6 years
George10775.8 years
Charles9371.7 years
Thomas7372.3 years
Willie5879.7 years
Joe5674.1 years
Most common last names in Palo Pinto County, TX among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith10673.5 years
Davis7676.3 years
Walker6575.6 years
Moore6276.6 years
Jones6077.4 years
Glover5574.8 years
Brown5277.3 years
White4977.3 years
Johnson4773.9 years
Miller4372.2 years
Businesses in Palo Pinto County, TX
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1KFC1
Ace Hardware1Knights Inn1
AutoZone1McDonald's1
Best Western1Nike1
Blockbuster1Payless1
Burger King1Pizza Hut1
CVS1RadioShack1
Chevrolet1SONIC Drive-In1
Dairy Queen2Sears1
Days Inn1Subway2
Domino's Pizza1U-Haul3
FedEx3UPS1
Ford2Vans1
H&R Block1Walmart1
Holiday Inn1