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Pecos County, Texas (TX)

County population in 2016: 16,617 (60% urban, 40% rural); it was 16,809 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 1,506
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 2,063
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 3,821
Renter-occupied apartments: 1,325 (it was 1,332 in 2000)
% of renters here:

26%
State:

36%

Land area: 4764 sq. mi.

Water area: 1.1 sq. mi.

Population density: 3 people per square mile   (very low).

March 2019 cost of living index in Pecos County: 79.9 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Educational, health and social services (24.6%), Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (21.9%), Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (16.0%), Construction (10.7%), Retail trade (10.7%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 28%
  • Government: 1%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 70%
  • Unpaid family work: 2%
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  • Races in Pecos County, TX (2017)
    • 11,56168.8%Hispanic or Latino
    • 4,22925.2%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 7194.3%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 830.5%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
    • 660.4%Two or more races
    • 370.2%Asian alone
    • 130.08%Some other race alone
    • 90.05%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
Median resident age:

35.9 years
Texas median age:

34.7 years
Males: 9,538  (57.4%)
Females: 7,079  (42.6%)
Average household size:
Pecos County:

2.0 people
Texas:

3 people

Estimated median household income in 2017: $55,969 ($28,033 in 1999)
This county:

$55,969
Texas:

$59,206

Median contract rent in 2017 for apartments: $664 (lower quartile is $473, upper quartile is $834)
This county:

$664
State:

$843


Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $83,665 (it was $37,800 in 2000)
Pecos:

$83,665
Texas:

$172,200
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $48,332 - $141,614
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,061
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $368

Institutionalized population: 2,024

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 2
  • Robberies: 1
  • Assaults: 5
  • Burglaries: 10
  • Thefts: 16
  • Auto thefts: 1

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

  • Murders: 1
  • Rapes: 1
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 2
  • Burglaries: 23
  • Thefts: 38
  • Auto thefts: 0
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 8 buildings, average cost: $67,500
  • 1998: 4 buildings, average cost: $49,500
  • 1999: 6 buildings, average cost: $82,900
  • 2000: 4 buildings, average cost: $65,500
  • 2001: 5 buildings, average cost: $96,200
  • 2002: 5 buildings, average cost: $121,600
  • 2003: 3 buildings, average cost: $122,600
  • 2004: 1 building, cost: $150,000
  • 2005: 16 buildings, average cost: $85,800
  • 2006: 6 buildings, average cost: $100,800
  • 2007: 13 buildings, average cost: $107,500
  • 2008: 9 buildings, average cost: $107,500
  • 2009: 6 buildings, average cost: $107,500
  • 2010: 6 buildings, average cost: $107,500
  • 2011: 6 buildings, average cost: $107,500
  • 2012: 6 buildings, average cost: $107,500
  • 2013: 7 buildings, average cost: $107,500
  • 2014: 7 buildings, average cost: $107,500
  • 2015: 7 buildings, average cost: $107,500
  • 2016: 112 buildings, average cost: $15,600
  • 2017: 1 building, cost: $80,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Pecos, TX residents
Average permit cost in Pecos, TX
Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,538 (1.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $526 (0.7%)

Distribution of median household income in Pecos, TX in 2017
Distribution of house value in Pecos, TX in 2017
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Pecos, TX in 2017
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 8.6%
Pecos County:

8.6%
Texas:

14.7%
(3.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 10.9% for Black residents, 10.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 16.6% for other race residents, 16.2% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2017: 35.9 years old
(Males: 36.2 years old, Females: 35.2 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 46.3 years old, Black residents: 39.1 years old, American Indian residents: 60.9 years old, Asian residents: 35.5 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 33.1 years old, Other race residents: 31.0 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Pecos County is $436 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $484 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $587 a month.

Cities in this county include: Fort Stockton, Iraan, Imperial, Coyanosa.

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

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Notable locations in this county outside city limits:

Creeks: Black Creek (A), Mill Creek (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Neighboring counties: Allen Parish, Louisiana , Geneva County, Alabama , Early County, Georgia , Telfair County, Georgia , Nacogdoches County , Williamson County .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

3.0%
Texas:

3.5%

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

Current college students: 787
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 69.0%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 10.1%

Number of foreign born residents: 2,393 (35.0% naturalized citizens)

Pecos County:

14.4%
Whole state:

17.1%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 1122010 or later
  • 4882000 to 2009
  • 3901990 to 1999
  • 6601980 to 1989
  • 7031970 to 1979
  • 476Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 17.6 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 90.3%

Pecos County marital status for males Pecos County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 4,106
  • One, attached: 20
  • Two: 95
  • 3 or 4: 84
  • 5 to 9: 134
  • 10 to 19: 235
  • 20 to 49: 63
  • 50 or more: 17
  • Mobile homes: 1,065
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 19

Housing units in Pecos County with a mortgage: 1,064 (0 second mortgage, 0 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 2,192

Here:

33.3% with mortgage
State:

57.7% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Pecos County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic3,7006
Evangelical Protestant2,59624
Mainline Protestant7935
Other1262
None8,292-
Pecos 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
Pecos County:

2.52 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.


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

0.63 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.11 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 17
Pecos County:

10.70 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 13
This county:

8.18 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.13 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Pecos County:

9.2%
Texas:

8.9%

Adult obesity rate:
Pecos County:

25.8%
State:

26.6%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

14.2%
State:

15.7%

Agriculture in Pecos County:

Average size of farms: 10800 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $141,547
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $1158.63
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: 38.16%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $140,798
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 0.70%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 85.26%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $82,144
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 80.74%
Average age of principal farm operators: 56 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 1.19
Upland cotton: 5740 harvested acres
Vegetables: 1,873 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 3,472 acres

Tornado activity:

Pecos County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly below Texas state average. It is 94376924.1 times below overall U.S. average.
Tornadoes in this county have caused 2 injuries recorded between 1950 and 2004.
On 9/14/1978, a category 1 (max. wind speeds 73-112 mph) tornado injured 2 people

Earthquake activity:

Pecos County-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Texas state average. It is 30% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/14/1995 at 00:32:56, a magnitude 5.7 (5.6 MB, 5.7 MS, 5.7 MW, Depth: 11.1 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 58.2 miles away from Pecos 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 99.3 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 186.0 miles away from the county center
On 4/15/1995 at 14:33:29, a magnitude 4.0 (4.0 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 57.1 miles away from the county center
On 12/19/2005 at 20:27:40, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, 4.1 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 153.0 miles away from Pecos County center
On 11/12/1995 at 17:45:59, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 56.4 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 Wildfires, Incident Period: March 14, 2008 to September 01, 2008, Emergency Declared EM-3284: March 14, 2008, FEMA Id: 3284, Natural disaster type: Fire
  • Texas Hurricane Rita, Incident Period: September 23, 2005 to October 14, 2005, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1606: September 24, 2005, FEMA Id: 1606, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Texas Hurricane Rita, Incident Period: September 20, 2005 to October 14, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3261: September 21, 2005, FEMA Id: 3261, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Texas Hurricane Katrina, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 01, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3216: September 02, 2005, FEMA Id: 3216, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Texas Extreme Fire Hazards, Incident Period: August 01, 1999 to December 10, 1999, Emergency Declared EM-3142: September 01, 1999, FEMA Id: 3142, Natural disaster type: Fire
  • Texas Flooding, Severe Storm, Tornado, Incident Period: April 15, 1990 to May 29, 1990, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-863: May 02, 1990, FEMA Id: 863, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Texas SEVERE STORMS, TORNADOES, FLOODING, Incident Period: May 04, 1989 to June 07, 1989, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-828: May 19, 1989, FEMA Id: 828, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood

The number of natural disasters in Pecos County (7) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 3
Emergencies Declared: 4
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Pecos

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 5,346 (78.3%)
  • Carpooled: 1,048 (15.3%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 7 (0.1%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 72 (1.1%)
  • Bicycle: 4 (0.1%)
  • Walked: 111 (1.6%)
  • Worked at home: 197 (2.9%)
Class of Workers in 2017
Most common industries in 2017 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2017


  • Health care and social assistance (12%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Other services, except public administration (2%)
  • Finance and insurance (2%)

Most common industries for females in 2017


  • Health care and social assistance (19%)
  • Educational services (19%)
  • Retail trade (18%)
  • Accommodation and food services (14%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)
  • Finance and insurance (3%)

Most common occupations in 2017 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2017


  • Construction and extraction occupations (23%)
  • Transportation occupations (12%)
  • Material moving occupations (9%)
  • Production occupations (8%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (7%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (7%)

Most common occupations for females in 2017


  • Office and administrative support occupations (24%)
  • Sales and related occupations (13%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (12%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (11%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (7%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (5%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Mexico (87%)
  • El Salvador (1%)
  • Venezuela (1%)
  • Guatemala (1%)
  • Cuba (1%)
  • India (1%)
  • Germany (1%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Pecos County


  • American (4%)
  • German (1%)
  • English (1%)
  • African (1%)
  • Scotch-Irish (1%)
  • Irish (1%)
  • Scottish (0%)

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

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

  • 1,408 people in state prisons
  • 551 people in federal prisons and detention centers
  • 79 people in nursing homes
  • 14 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 9 people in homes for abused, dependent, and neglected children
  • 4 people in religious group quarters
  • 2 people in wards in general hospitals for patients who have no usual home elsewhere
1,956 people in state prisons
68 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $56,653.

7.01% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($46,314 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.01%
Texas average:

7.43%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
5.61% relocated from other counties in Texas ($36,637 average AGI)
1.40% relocated from other states ($9,680 average AGI)
Pecos County:

1.40%
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 Ector County, TX  0.62% ($32,548 average AGI)
from Midland County, TX  0.56% ($55,071)
from El Paso County, TX  0.42% ($35,190)


8.33% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($47,879 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.33%
Texas average:

7.26%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
6.77% relocated to other counties in Texas ($39,512 average AGI)
1.56% relocated to other states ($8,367 average AGI)
Pecos County:

1.56%
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 Midland County, TX  0.91% ($53,935 average AGI)
to Ector County, TX  0.79% ($49,175)
to El Paso County, TX  0.77% ($37,949)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 14.9
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 13.7

Births per 1000 population in Pecos County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 6.9
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 7.6
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 7.3

Deaths per 1000 population in Pecos County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 10.8
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 7.0

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Pecos County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 26.4%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 16.3%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Pecos County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Pecos County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Pecos County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Pecos County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Pecos County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Pecos County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 1,966 (1,675 aged, 291 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 948 (24%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

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

  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (157)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (141)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (81)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (59)
  • Unspecified dementia (36)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (23)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (22)
  • Congestive heart failure (14)

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: 12.54
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 8,866
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 226
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 45,671

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,627
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 795
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 13

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 13
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 50

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 6

Crimes per 100,000 population in 1996: 1

Household type by relationship:

Households: 16,617
  • In family households: 12,651 (1,448 male householders, 1,538 female householders)
    2,498 spouses, 4,855 children (4,504 natural, 147 adopted, 206 stepchildren), 570 grandchildren, 410 brothers or sisters, 767 parents, 244 other relatives, 370 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 1,784 (722 male householders (643 living alone)), 783 female householders (714 living alone)), 273 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 2,110

Size of family households: 1,342 2-persons, 511 3-persons, 419 4-persons, 404 5-persons, 157 6-persons, 146 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 1,357 1-person, 137 2-persons, 11 3-persons.

2,823 married couples with children.
539 single-parent households (161 men, 378 women).

43.9% of residents of Pecos speak English at home.
55.7% of residents speak Spanish at home (75% speak English very well, 9% speak English well, 9% speak English not well, 6% don't speak English at all).
0.4% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (94% speak English very well, 3% speak English not well, 3% don't speak English at all).
0.2% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (45% speak English very well, 48% speak English well, 7% speak English not well).
0.3% of residents speak other language at home (100% speak English very well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $59,232,000 ($3,714 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $547,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $23,962,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $13,895,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $2,534,000
Federal grants: $16,007,000
Federal procurement contracts: $396,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $2,439,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $313,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $3,244,000
Federal Government insurance: $2,635,000

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

Births: 1,099
Here:

69 per 1000 residents
State:

85 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 666
Here:

42 per 1000 residents
State:

35 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +172
Here:

+11 per 1000 residents
State:

+29 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -1,532
Here -97 per 1000 residents
State +10 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Pecos County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 3.86 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.4
State:

6.2

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.5
State:

4.1

Year house built in Pecos County, Texas
  • Year house built in Pecos County, Texas
  • 2962014 or later
  • 942010 to 2013
  • 3422000 to 2009
  • 6381990 to 1999
  • 6091980 to 1989
  • 1,0981970 to 1979
  • 9391960 to 1969
  • 1,3231950 to 1959
  • 3751940 to 1949
  • 971939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Pecos County, Texas
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Pecos County, Texas
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Pecos County, Texas
  • 221 room
  • 482 rooms
  • 1083 rooms
  • 5494 rooms
  • 9305 rooms
  • 6416 rooms
  • 4897 rooms
  • 2818 rooms
  • 1129+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Pecos County, Texas
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Pecos County, Texas
  • 901 room
  • 762 rooms
  • 1193 rooms
  • 3644 rooms
  • 3715 rooms
  • 1486 rooms
  • 807 rooms
  • 118 rooms
  • 229+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Pecos County, Texas
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Pecos County, Texas
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Pecos County, Texas
  • 19no bedroom
  • 1091 bedroom
  • 7202 bedrooms
  • 1,7213 bedrooms
  • 4814 bedrooms
  • 1195+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Pecos County, Texas
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Pecos County, Texas
  • 89no bedroom
  • 2221 bedroom
  • 4622 bedrooms
  • 4343 bedrooms
  • 694 bedrooms
  • 105+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Pecos County, Texas in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Pecos County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Pecos County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 111no vehicle
  • 7431 vehicle
  • 1,3422 vehicles
  • 6923 vehicles
  • 1964 vehicles
  • 1385+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Pecos County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Pecos County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 106no vehicle
  • 5571 vehicle
  • 5432 vehicles
  • 713 vehicles
  • 44 vehicles
  • 15+ vehicles

81.3% of Pecos 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, 89% lived in Texas.

Pecos County:

81.3%
State average:

84.3%

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

  • This state: 11,901
  • Other state: 1,864
  • Northeast: 80
  • Midwest: 371
  • South: 735
  • West: 687
Year householders moved into unit in Pecos County, TX
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Pecos County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 45.6%Electricity
  • 39.6%Utility gas
  • 14.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.5%Other fuel
  • 0.3%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.1%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 70.7%Electricity
  • 24.7%Utility gas
  • 4.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.2%No fuel used

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 25
Here:

1.5%
Texas:

6.5%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 0
Here:

0.0%
Texas:

6.3%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 150
Here:

26.8%
Texas:

15.0%

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

Pecos County government finances - Expenditure in 2016:

  • Charges - Hospital Public: $24,331,000
    Other: $3,058,000
    Air Transportation: $313,000
    Parks and Recreation: $206,000
  • Construction - Hospitals: $3,195,000
    Air Transportation: $1,150,000
    General - Other: $345,000
    Regular Highways: $224,000
    Water Utilities: $155,000
  • Current Operations - Hospitals: $30,622,000
    General - Other: $5,238,000
    Regular Highways: $3,891,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $3,080,000
    Parks and Recreation: $2,505,000
    Health - Other: $2,291,000
    Police Protection: $2,104,000
    Corrections - Other: $1,779,000
    Financial Administration: $1,382,000
    Correctional Institutions: $712,000
    Local Fire Protection: $538,000
    Libraries: $519,000
    General Public Buildings: $494,000
    Central Staff Services: $372,000
    Water Utilities: $166,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $143,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $101,000
    Solid Waste Management: $73,000
    Air Transportation: $51,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $90,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $44,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,715,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,540,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,175,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $3,814,000
    Royalties: $293,000
    Rents: $145,000
    Interest Earnings: $119,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $16,000
    Sale of Property: $8,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Hospitals: $294,000
    Police Protection: $117,000
    Regular Highways: $37,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $34,572,000
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $145,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,179,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $3,140,000
    General Local Government Support: $422,000
    Highways: $124,000
  • Tax - Property: $28,518,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $693,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $83,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $27,123,000

Pecos County government finances - Revenue in 2016:

  • Charges - Hospital Public: $24,331,000
    Other: $3,058,000
    Air Transportation: $313,000
    Parks and Recreation: $206,000
  • Construction - Hospitals: $3,195,000
    Air Transportation: $1,150,000
    General - Other: $345,000
    Regular Highways: $224,000
    Water Utilities: $155,000
  • Current Operations - Hospitals: $30,622,000
    General - Other: $5,238,000
    Regular Highways: $3,891,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $3,080,000
    Parks and Recreation: $2,505,000
    Health - Other: $2,291,000
    Police Protection: $2,104,000
    Corrections - Other: $1,779,000
    Financial Administration: $1,382,000
    Correctional Institutions: $712,000
    Local Fire Protection: $538,000
    Libraries: $519,000
    General Public Buildings: $494,000
    Central Staff Services: $372,000
    Water Utilities: $166,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $143,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $101,000
    Solid Waste Management: $73,000
    Air Transportation: $51,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $90,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $44,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,715,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,540,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,175,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $3,814,000
    Royalties: $293,000
    Rents: $145,000
    Interest Earnings: $119,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $16,000
    Sale of Property: $8,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Hospitals: $294,000
    Police Protection: $117,000
    Regular Highways: $37,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $34,572,000
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $145,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,179,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $3,140,000
    General Local Government Support: $422,000
    Highways: $124,000
  • Tax - Property: $28,518,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $693,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $83,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $27,123,000

Pecos County government finances - Debt in 2016:

  • Charges - Hospital Public: $24,331,000
    Other: $3,058,000
    Air Transportation: $313,000
    Parks and Recreation: $206,000
  • Construction - Hospitals: $3,195,000
    Air Transportation: $1,150,000
    General - Other: $345,000
    Regular Highways: $224,000
    Water Utilities: $155,000
  • Current Operations - Hospitals: $30,622,000
    General - Other: $5,238,000
    Regular Highways: $3,891,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $3,080,000
    Parks and Recreation: $2,505,000
    Health - Other: $2,291,000
    Police Protection: $2,104,000
    Corrections - Other: $1,779,000
    Financial Administration: $1,382,000
    Correctional Institutions: $712,000
    Local Fire Protection: $538,000
    Libraries: $519,000
    General Public Buildings: $494,000
    Central Staff Services: $372,000
    Water Utilities: $166,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $143,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $101,000
    Solid Waste Management: $73,000
    Air Transportation: $51,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $90,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $44,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,715,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,540,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,175,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $3,814,000
    Royalties: $293,000
    Rents: $145,000
    Interest Earnings: $119,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $16,000
    Sale of Property: $8,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Hospitals: $294,000
    Police Protection: $117,000
    Regular Highways: $37,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $34,572,000
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $145,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,179,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $3,140,000
    General Local Government Support: $422,000
    Highways: $124,000
  • Tax - Property: $28,518,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $693,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $83,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $27,123,000

Pecos County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016:

  • Charges - Hospital Public: $24,331,000
    Other: $3,058,000
    Air Transportation: $313,000
    Parks and Recreation: $206,000
  • Construction - Hospitals: $3,195,000
    Air Transportation: $1,150,000
    General - Other: $345,000
    Regular Highways: $224,000
    Water Utilities: $155,000
  • Current Operations - Hospitals: $30,622,000
    General - Other: $5,238,000
    Regular Highways: $3,891,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $3,080,000
    Parks and Recreation: $2,505,000
    Health - Other: $2,291,000
    Police Protection: $2,104,000
    Corrections - Other: $1,779,000
    Financial Administration: $1,382,000
    Correctional Institutions: $712,000
    Local Fire Protection: $538,000
    Libraries: $519,000
    General Public Buildings: $494,000
    Central Staff Services: $372,000
    Water Utilities: $166,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $143,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $101,000
    Solid Waste Management: $73,000
    Air Transportation: $51,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $90,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $44,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,715,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,540,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,175,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $3,814,000
    Royalties: $293,000
    Rents: $145,000
    Interest Earnings: $119,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $16,000
    Sale of Property: $8,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Hospitals: $294,000
    Police Protection: $117,000
    Regular Highways: $37,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $34,572,000
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $145,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,179,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $3,140,000
    General Local Government Support: $422,000
    Highways: $124,000
  • Tax - Property: $28,518,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $693,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $83,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $27,123,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 440
  • Number of aged recipients: 145
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 295
  • Number of recipients under 18: 28
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 192
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 220
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 241
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 149
Most common first names in Pecos County, TX among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary5779.2 years
William4277.7 years
James4272.9 years
Jose4071.7 years
Maria3578.0 years
John3568.0 years
Manuel3375.1 years
Robert2964.8 years
Joe2168.5 years
Charles2074.3 years
Most common last names in Pecos County, TX among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Gonzales5475.0 years
Rodriguez5274.7 years
Garcia5074.2 years
Smith3177.8 years
Ramirez3072.6 years
Hernandez2767.7 years
Wilson2276.0 years
Urias2173.7 years
Dominguez1975.5 years
Gonzalez1979.1 years
Businesses in Pecos County, TX
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1Quality1
AutoZone1RadioShack1
Burger King1SONIC Drive-In1
Chevrolet1Sears1
Days Inn1Super 81
FedEx1Taco Bell1
H&R Block1True Value1
Holiday Inn2U-Haul1
KFC1UPS1
La Quinta1Walmart1
Nike3