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Parmer County, Texas (TX)

County population in 2019: 9,970 (40% urban, 60% rural); it was 10,016 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 983
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 1,345
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 2,402
Renter-occupied apartments: 1,085 (it was 920 in 2000)
% of renters here:

28%
State:

36%

Land area: 882 sq. mi.

Water area: 3.5 sq. mi.

Population density: 11 people per square mile   (low).

March 2019 cost of living index in Parmer County: 79.2 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Educational, health and social services (19.0%), Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (18.6%), Manufacturing (18.3%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 76%
  • Government: 15%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 8%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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  • Races in Parmer County, TX (2019)
    • 6,37663.9%Hispanic or Latino
    • 3,33433.4%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 1191.2%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 1001.0%Two or more races
    • 350.4%Asian alone
    • 130.1%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
Median resident age:

33.9 years
Texas median age:

35.1 years
Males: 5,106  (51.2%)
Females: 4,864  (48.8%)
Average household size:
Parmer County:

2.0 people
Texas:

3 people

Estimated median household income in 2019: $57,291 ($30,813 in 1999)
This county:

$57,291
Texas:

$64,034

Median contract rent in 2019 for apartments: $560 (lower quartile is $399, upper quartile is $796)
This county:

$560
State:

$929


Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $113,386 (it was $49,100 in 2000)
Parmer:

$113,386
Texas:

$200,400
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $73,676 - $182,632

Mean price in 2019:

Detached houses: $157,246
Here:

$157,246
State:

$268,991

Townhouses or other attached units: $283,475
Here:

$283,475
State:

$268,635

Mobile homes: $58,353
Here:

$58,353
State:

$94,014

Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,300
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $356

Institutionalized population: 73

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 0
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 1
  • Burglaries: 15
  • Thefts: 14
  • Auto thefts: 2

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 0
  • Robberies: 1
  • Assaults: 3
  • Burglaries: 14
  • Thefts: 16
  • Auto thefts: 0
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 1 building, cost: $126,000
  • 1998: 3 buildings, average cost: $73,700
  • 1999: 3 buildings, average cost: $99,700
  • 2000: 5 buildings, average cost: $124,000
  • 2001: 3 buildings, average cost: $263,100
  • 2002: 1 building, cost: $32,000
  • 2003: 3 buildings, average cost: $79,900
  • 2004: 4 buildings, average cost: $89,500
  • 2005: 1 building, cost: $32,100
  • 2006: 6 buildings, average cost: $105,400
  • 2007: 6 buildings, average cost: $75,000
  • 2008: 0 buildings
  • 2009: 1 building, cost: $120,400
  • 2010: 0 buildings
  • 2011: 0 buildings
  • 2012: 0 buildings
  • 2013: 2 buildings, average cost: $30,000
  • 2014: 13 buildings, average cost: $46,200
  • 2015: 3 buildings, average cost: $78,300
  • 2016: 1 building, cost: $25,000
  • 2017: 3 buildings, average cost: $83,300
  • 2018: 1 building, cost: $90,000
  • 2019: 1 building, cost: $204,900
Number of permits per 10,000 Parmer, TX residents
Average permit cost in Parmer, TX
Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $2,491 (1.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $1,213 (1.3%)

Distribution of median household income in Parmer, TX in 2019
Distribution of house value in Parmer, TX in 2019
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Parmer, TX in 2019
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 13.8%
Parmer County:

13.8%
Texas:

13.6%
(4.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 17.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 55.6% for American Indian residents, 93.1% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 24.4% for other race residents, 37.9% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2019: 33.9 years old
(Males: 33.7 years old, Females: 33.9 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 48.9 years old, Black residents: 20.2 years old, American Indian residents: 9.7 years old, Asian residents: 27.6 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 29.3 years old, Other race residents: 34.4 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Parmer County is $396 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $484 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $645 a month.

Cities in this county include: Friona, Bovina, Farwell.

Parmer County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

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Notable locations in this county outside city limits:

Notable locations in Parmer County: High Point (A), Childress Country Club (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Parmer County include: Harrell Chapel (A), Lonnie Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Carey Cemetery (1), Olympus Cemetery (2), Kirkland Cemetery (3), Arlie Cemetery (4), Loco Cemetery (5). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoirs: Nippert Lake (A), Williams Reservoir (B), Lake Childress (C), Baylor Lake (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Baylor Creek (A), Twin Mill Branch (B), Doe Creek (C), Rustlers Creek (D), Setters Creek (E), Soldiers Creek (F), Whites Creek (G), Cox Creek (H), Salt Creek (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Neighboring counties: Briscoe County , Socorro County, New Mexico , Torrance County, New Mexico , Donley County , Motley County .

Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

3.7%
Texas:

8.0%

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

Current college students: 280
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 71.5%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 18.4%

Number of foreign born residents: 2,136 (33.0% naturalized citizens)

Parmer County:

21.4%
Whole state:

17.1%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 3942010 or later
  • 4732000 to 2009
  • 4661990 to 1999
  • 5851980 to 1989
  • 3861970 to 1979
  • 309Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 16.4 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 82.4%

Parmer County marital status for males Parmer County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 3,102
  • One, attached: 47
  • Two: 11
  • 3 or 4: 72
  • 5 to 9: 79
  • 10 to 19: 171
  • 20 to 49: 21
  • 50 or more: 19
  • Mobile homes: 366

Housing units in Parmer County with a mortgage: 838 (13 second mortgage, 26 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 1,390

Here:

99.9% with mortgage
State:

56.1% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Parmer County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant5,03620
Catholic1,7002
Mainline Protestant1,1316
Other21
None2,400-
Parmer 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: 3
Parmer County:

3.22 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.


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

1.07 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.11 / 10,000 pop.

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

5.37 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 3
This county:

3.22 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.13 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Parmer County:

9.6%
Texas:

8.9%

Adult obesity rate:
Parmer County:

27.4%
State:

26.6%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

20.6%
State:

15.7%

Agriculture in Parmer County:

Average size of farms: 873 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $915,015
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $318.39
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 0.00%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 88.07%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $866,266
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 39.25%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 76.71%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $134,876
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 75.30%
Average age of principal farm operators: 54 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 61.42
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 1.15%
Corn for grain: 28576 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 53410 harvested acres
Upland cotton: 78488 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 561 harvested acres
Vegetables: 7,084 harvested acres

Tornado activity:

Parmer County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly below Texas state average. It is 5156720.5 times below overall U.S. average.
Tornadoes in this county have caused 2 injuries recorded between 1950 and 2004.
On 6/3/1995, a category 1 (max. wind speeds 73-112 mph) tornado injured one person and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Parmer County-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Texas state average. It is 480% greater 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 155.3 miles away from Parmer County center
On 8/23/2011 at 05:46:18, a magnitude 5.3 (5.3 MW, Depth: 2.5 mi) earthquake occurred 206.1 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 152.3 miles away from the 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 295.4 miles away from the county center
On 8/10/2005 at 22:08:22, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 MW) earthquake occurred 199.8 miles away from Parmer County center
On 8/10/2005 at 22:08:22, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 203.4 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 Covid-19 Pandemic, Incident Period: January 20, 2020, FEMA Id: 4485, Natural disaster type: Other
  • Texas Severe Winter Storms, Tornadoes, Straight-line Winds, and Flooding, Incident Period: December 26, 2016 to January 21, 2016, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4255: February 09, 2016, FEMA Id: 4255, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm, Tornado, Flood, Wind
  • 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 Severe Winter Storm, Incident Period: December 12, 2000 to January 15, 2001, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1356: January 08, 2001, FEMA Id: 1356, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • 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 Tornadoes, Windstorms, Flooding, Incident Period: May 13, 1970, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-286: May 13, 1970, FEMA Id: 286, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood, Wind

The number of natural disasters in Parmer County (9) is smaller than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 4
Emergencies Declared: 4
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Parmer

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 4,174 (69.6%)
  • Carpooled: 1,131 (18.9%)
  • Bus: 171 (2.9%)
  • Subway or elevated rail: 20 (0.3%)
  • Ferryboat: 3 (0.1%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 307 (5.1%)
  • Walked: 101 (1.7%)
  • Worked at home: 86 (1.4%)
Class of Workers in 2019
Most common industries in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (10%)
  • Manufacturing (10%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Retail trade (6%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (3%)
  • Other services, except public administration (3%)

Most common industries for females in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (18%)
  • Manufacturing (16%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Accommodation and food services (12%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)

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


  • Production occupations (16%)
  • Management occupations (15%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (10%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (10%)
  • Transportation occupations (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (6%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (5%)

Most common occupations for females in 2019


  • Office and administrative support occupations (16%)
  • Production occupations (13%)
  • Educational instruction, and library occupations (11%)
  • Management occupations (10%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (9%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Mexico (76%)
  • Guatemala (6%)
  • El Salvador (5%)
  • Colombia (2%)
  • Thailand (2%)
  • Africa, n.e.c. (1%)
  • Australia (1%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Parmer County


  • American (7%)
  • German (4%)
  • English (2%)
  • Irish (1%)
  • European (1%)
  • South African (1%)
  • Dutch (0%)

Owners and renters by unit type
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders
139 people in nursing homes
14 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
47 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
26 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $47,628.

6.99% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($37,473 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.99%
Texas average:

7.43%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
4.57% relocated from other counties in Texas ($23,473 average AGI)
2.42% relocated from other states ($14,000 average AGI)
Parmer County:

2.42%
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 Curry County, NM  1.03% ($43,429 average AGI)
from Bailey County, TX  0.77% ($31,154)
from Deaf Smith County, TX  0.68% ($29,522)


7.24% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($44,919 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.24%
Texas average:

7.26%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
5.65% relocated to other counties in Texas ($38,967 average AGI)
1.59% relocated to other states ($5,951 average AGI)
Parmer County:

1.59%
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 Randall County, TX  1.09% ($42,135 average AGI)
to Curry County, NM  0.94% ($26,063)
to Bailey County, TX  0.82% ($28,536)
to Deaf Smith County, TX  0.76% ($32,923)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 17.9
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 17.9

Births per 1000 population in Parmer County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 8.4
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 8.3
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2019: 7.7

Deaths per 1000 population in Parmer County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 9.4
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 13.3

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Parmer County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2018: 28.2%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2018: 19.6%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Parmer County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Parmer County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Parmer County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Parmer County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Parmer County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Parmer County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 1,329 (1,203 aged, 126 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 774 (28%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

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

  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (73)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 24%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 25%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 10.07
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 2,789
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 252
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 19,994

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 2,132
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 882

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 19
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 72

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 10

Crimes per 100,000 population in 1996: 1

Household type by relationship:

Households: 9,970
  • Male householders: 1,535 (313 living alone), Female householders: 1,765 (521 living alone)
  • 1,820 spouses (1,820 opposite-sex spouses), 225 unmarried partners, (222 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 3,579 children (3,259 natural, 129 adopted, 192 stepchildren), 208 grandchildren, 182 brothers or sisters, 173 parents, 0 foster children, 256 other relatives, 137 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 75

Size of family households: 1,035 2-persons, 351 3-persons, 349 4-persons, 372 5-persons, 118 6-persons, 140 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 835 1-person, 99 2-persons.

1,841 married couples with children.
822 single-parent households (383 men, 439 women).

48.5% of residents of Parmer speak English at home.
49.9% of residents speak Spanish at home (66% speak English very well, 12% speak English well, 15% speak English not well, 8% don't speak English at all).
1.1% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (86% speak English very well, 11% speak English well, 3% speak English not well).
0.3% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (100% speak English not well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $77,049,000 ($7,757 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $609,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $17,258,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $9,974,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $37,348,000
Federal grants: $8,910,000
Federal procurement contracts: $282,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $3,278,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $3,016,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $5,993,000
Federal Government insurance: $47,820,000

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

Births: 852
Here:

87 per 1000 residents
State:

85 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 437
Here:

45 per 1000 residents
State:

35 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +369
Here:

+38 per 1000 residents
State:

+29 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -1,026
Here -105 per 1000 residents
State +10 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Parmer County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 1.43 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.1
State:

6.3

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.7
State:

4.1

Year house built in Parmer County, Texas
  • Year house built in Parmer County, Texas
  • 512014 or later
  • 272010 to 2013
  • 3012000 to 2009
  • 3291990 to 1999
  • 3091980 to 1989
  • 1,0551970 to 1979
  • 7231960 to 1969
  • 7061950 to 1959
  • 1921940 to 1949
  • 1211939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Parmer County, Texas
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Parmer County, Texas
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Parmer County, Texas
  • 01 room
  • 02 rooms
  • 993 rooms
  • 1554 rooms
  • 5005 rooms
  • 5906 rooms
  • 3147 rooms
  • 3228 rooms
  • 2249+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Parmer County, Texas
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Parmer County, Texas
  • 371 room
  • 642 rooms
  • 1913 rooms
  • 2124 rooms
  • 2565 rooms
  • 2576 rooms
  • 527 rooms
  • 188 rooms
  • 09+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Parmer County, Texas
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Parmer County, Texas
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Parmer County, Texas
  • 0no bedroom
  • 341 bedroom
  • 3402 bedrooms
  • 1,2963 bedrooms
  • 4254 bedrooms
  • 1035+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Parmer County, Texas
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Parmer County, Texas
  • 37no bedroom
  • 1521 bedroom
  • 4192 bedrooms
  • 3403 bedrooms
  • 1324 bedrooms
  • 75+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Parmer County, Texas in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Parmer County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Parmer County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 23no vehicle
  • 4081 vehicle
  • 8002 vehicles
  • 5973 vehicles
  • 2674 vehicles
  • 1275+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Parmer County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Parmer County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 124no vehicle
  • 4741 vehicle
  • 3432 vehicles
  • 1103 vehicles
  • 434 vehicles
  • 35+ vehicles

88.5% of Parmer County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 28% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 66% lived in Texas.

Parmer County:

88.5%
State average:

84.4%

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

  • This state: 5,055
  • Other state: 2,625
  • Northeast: 103
  • Midwest: 336
  • South: 475
  • West: 1,753
Year householders moved into unit in Parmer County, TX
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Parmer County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 63.1%Utility gas
  • 31.3%Electricity
  • 2.1%Other fuel
  • 1.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.9%Coal or coke
  • 0.6%No fuel used
  • 0.4%Wood
  • 0.3%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 50.1%Utility gas
  • 41.5%Electricity
  • 4.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 3.5%Other fuel

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 155
Here:

12.3%
Texas:

7.0%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 50
Here:

7.8%
Texas:

6.6%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 24
Here:

8.9%
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

Parmer County government finances - Expenditure in 2017:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,589,000
  • Charges - Hospital Public: $8,555,000
    Other: $1,089,000
  • Current Operations - Hospitals: $12,481,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $4,366,000
    Regular Highways: $2,687,000
    Police Protection: $1,636,000
    Parks and Recreation: $1,077,000
    Health - Other: $1,040,000
    Correctional Institutions: $989,000
    Financial Administration: $664,000
    Central Staff Services: $571,000
    Libraries: $348,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Medical Care: $205,000
    Local Fire Protection: $161,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $103,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $75,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $70,000
    Corrections - Other: $55,000
    General - Other: $51,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $39,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $716,000
    General Revenue - Other: $84,000
    Interest Earnings: $24,000
    Rents: $1,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $129,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $6,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $7,278,000
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $435,000
    Other: $114,000
    Housing and Community Development: $30,000
    Highways: $14,000
  • Tax - Property: $16,470,000
    Other License: $359,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $36,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $8,478,000

Parmer County government finances - Revenue in 2017:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,589,000
  • Charges - Hospital Public: $8,555,000
    Other: $1,089,000
  • Current Operations - Hospitals: $12,481,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $4,366,000
    Regular Highways: $2,687,000
    Police Protection: $1,636,000
    Parks and Recreation: $1,077,000
    Health - Other: $1,040,000
    Correctional Institutions: $989,000
    Financial Administration: $664,000
    Central Staff Services: $571,000
    Libraries: $348,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Medical Care: $205,000
    Local Fire Protection: $161,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $103,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $75,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $70,000
    Corrections - Other: $55,000
    General - Other: $51,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $39,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $716,000
    General Revenue - Other: $84,000
    Interest Earnings: $24,000
    Rents: $1,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $129,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $6,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $7,278,000
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $435,000
    Other: $114,000
    Housing and Community Development: $30,000
    Highways: $14,000
  • Tax - Property: $16,470,000
    Other License: $359,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $36,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $8,478,000

Parmer County government finances - Debt in 2017:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,589,000
  • Charges - Hospital Public: $8,555,000
    Other: $1,089,000
  • Current Operations - Hospitals: $12,481,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $4,366,000
    Regular Highways: $2,687,000
    Police Protection: $1,636,000
    Parks and Recreation: $1,077,000
    Health - Other: $1,040,000
    Correctional Institutions: $989,000
    Financial Administration: $664,000
    Central Staff Services: $571,000
    Libraries: $348,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Medical Care: $205,000
    Local Fire Protection: $161,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $103,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $75,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $70,000
    Corrections - Other: $55,000
    General - Other: $51,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $39,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $716,000
    General Revenue - Other: $84,000
    Interest Earnings: $24,000
    Rents: $1,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $129,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $6,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $7,278,000
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $435,000
    Other: $114,000
    Housing and Community Development: $30,000
    Highways: $14,000
  • Tax - Property: $16,470,000
    Other License: $359,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $36,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $8,478,000

Parmer County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,589,000
  • Charges - Hospital Public: $8,555,000
    Other: $1,089,000
  • Current Operations - Hospitals: $12,481,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $4,366,000
    Regular Highways: $2,687,000
    Police Protection: $1,636,000
    Parks and Recreation: $1,077,000
    Health - Other: $1,040,000
    Correctional Institutions: $989,000
    Financial Administration: $664,000
    Central Staff Services: $571,000
    Libraries: $348,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Medical Care: $205,000
    Local Fire Protection: $161,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $103,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $75,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $70,000
    Corrections - Other: $55,000
    General - Other: $51,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $39,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $716,000
    General Revenue - Other: $84,000
    Interest Earnings: $24,000
    Rents: $1,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $129,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $6,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $7,278,000
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $435,000
    Other: $114,000
    Housing and Community Development: $30,000
    Highways: $14,000
  • Tax - Property: $16,470,000
    Other License: $359,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $36,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $8,478,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 155
  • Number of aged recipients: 39
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 116
  • Number of recipients under 18: 24
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 62
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 69
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 72
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 54
Most common first names in Parmer County, TX among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John4175.4 years
Mary3784.9 years
William3380.1 years
James3075.9 years
Joe2976.7 years
George2877.3 years
Willie1984.4 years
Robert1975.2 years
Maria1868.6 years
Charles1878.6 years
Most common last names in Parmer County, TX among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Jones3676.9 years
Williams3179.3 years
Johnson2678.4 years
White2479.4 years
Smith2181.8 years
Wilson2182.5 years
Martin1576.5 years
Osborn1282.9 years
Miller1173.4 years
Turner1180.9 years
Businesses in Parmer County, TX
NameCountNameCount
Dairy Queen1U-Haul1
H&R Block1UPS1
SONIC Drive-In1