Red River County, Texas (TX)

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County population in 2012: 12,694 (24% urban, 76% rural); it was 14,314 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 1,537
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 2,482
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 4,368
Renter-occupied apartments: 1,450 (it was 1,459 in 2000)
% of renters here:

25%
State:

36%

Land area: 1050 sq. mi.

Water area: 7.4 sq. mi.

Population density: 12 people per square mile   (low).

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Red River County: 80.1 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Educational, health and social services (33.0%), Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (22.5%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 41%
  • Government: 15%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 37%
  • Unpaid family work: 6%
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Races in Red River County, Texas:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (73.9%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (17.2%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (6.6%)
  • Two or more races (1.4%)
  • American Indian and Alaska Native alone (0.7%)
Median resident age:  45.0 years
Texas median age:  33.0 years
Males: 6,266  (53.6%)
Females: 6,594  (46.4%)
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Red River County,TX real estate house value trend

Average household size:
Red River County:

2.0 people
Texas:

3 people
Estimated median household income in 2013: $31,592 ($27,558 in 1999)

This county:

$31592
Texas:

$51704

Median contract rent in 2013 for apartments: $336 (lower quartile is $226, upper quartile is $443)
This county:

$336
State:

$711


Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $70,864 (it was $38,100 in 2000)
Red River:

$70,864
Texas:

$132,000
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $38,458 - $109,731
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $889
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $337

Institutionalized population: 189

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


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

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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2007: 2 buildings, average cost: $44,800
  • 2008: 1 building, cost: $44,800
  • 2009: 7 buildings, average cost: $78,600

Presidential Elections Results

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2012 Presidential Elections Results


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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,105 (1.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $642 (1.0%)

Red River County household income distribution in 2009 Red River County home values distribution Red River County contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 16.1%
(13.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 22.0% for Black residents, 35.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 3.4% for American Indian residents, 61.2% for other race residents, 15.6% for two or more races residents)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 16.0%
Red River County:

16.0%
Texas:

17.5%
(13.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 22.3% for Black residents, 34.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 2.9% for American Indian residents, 57.4% for other race residents, 15.4% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2013: 45 years old
(Males: 44 years old, Females: 46 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 49 years old, Black residents: 39 years old, American Indian residents: 44 years old, Asian residents: 61 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 30 years old, Other race residents: 28 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Red River County is $416 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $502 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $615 a month.

Cities in this county include: Clarksville, Bogata, Manchester, Detroit, Avery, Annona.

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

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Notable locations in this county outside city limits:

Notable locations in Red River County: Cherry (A), Turner Lake (B), Birthplace of John N Garner (C), Talco City Pumping Station (D), Birthplace of John Nance Garner (E), Bluff (F), Burks Ridge (G), Bagwell Community Volunteer Fire Department (H), Rosalie Volunteer Fire Department (I), Boxelder Volunteer Fire Department (J), Texas Forest Service Clarksville Office (K), North Woods Volunteer Fire Department (L). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Red River County include: Siloam Church (A), Pine Grove Church (B), Pine Hill Church (C), Bartonville Church (D), Bible Way Church (E), Shiloh Church (F), Bryarly Church (G), Swanville Church (H), Concord Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Dean Cemetery (1), Wilkes Cemetery (2), Bethel Cemetery (3), Evergreen Cemetery (4), Tinsley Cemetery (5), Catonville Cemetery (6), Bachman Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Forty-one Cut-off Lake (A), Elbow Lake (B), Turner Lake (C), Hardison Lake (D), Dawson Lake (E), Dalby Lake (F), Stout Lake (G), Little Grass Lake (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Brushy Creek (A), Boggy Creek (B), Blanton Creek (C), Turkey Branch (D), Langford Creek (E), Ward Creek (F), West Fork Mill Creek (G), Webber Branch (H), Wildcat Creek (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Red River County include: McKenzie College Historical Monument (1), American Legion Park (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Neighboring counties: Choctaw County, Oklahoma , Bowie County , McCurtain County, Oklahoma , Delta County , Franklin County , Lamar County , Morris County , Titus County .

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

7.6%
Texas:

5.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 306
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 65.7%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 9.0%

Number of foreign born residents: 363 (38% naturalized citizens)

Red River County:

2.5%
Whole state:

13.9%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1995 to March 2000: 73
  • 1990 to 1994: 105
  • 1985 to 1989: 36
  • 1980 to 1984: 59
  • 1975 to 1979: 37
  • 1970 to 1974: 15
  • 1970 to 1974: 13
  • 1965 to 1969: 25

Mean travel time to work (commute): 27.5 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 64.4%

Red River County marital status for males Red River County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:


Housing units in Red River County with a mortgage: 938 (12 second mortgage, 30 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 1,799

Here:

0.0% with mortgage
State:

64.2% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Red River County

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant5,16940
Mainline Protestant1,29117
Catholic921
Other11
None6,307-
Red River 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: 5
Red River County:

3.82 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.


Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
This county:

1.53 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.11 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 9
Red River County:

6.88 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 9
This county:

6.88 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.13 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Red River County:

12.0%
Texas:

8.9%

Adult obesity rate:
Red River County:

27.3%
State:

26.6%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

15.0%
State:

15.7%

Agriculture in Red River County:

Average size of farms: 347 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $25,352
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $72.24
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 85.94%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $30,068
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 14.21%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $26,116
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 94.17%
Average age of principal farm operators: 56 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 18.53
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 0.78%
Corn for grain: 5901 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 2328 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 4403 harvested acres
Vegetables: 75 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 711 acres

Tornado activity:

Red River County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly below Texas state average. It is 2435881.4 times below overall U.S. average.
Tornadoes in this county have caused 11 fatalities and 181 injuries recorded between 1950 and 2004.
On 4/2/1982, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado killed 10 people and injured 170 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Red River County-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Texas state average. It is 77% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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 107.1 miles away from Red River County center
On 1/21/1982 at 00:33:54, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 195.1 miles away from the county center
On 5/4/2001 at 06:42:12, a magnitude 4.7 (4.2 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 197.1 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, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 332.3 miles away from the county center
On 3/25/1976 at 00:41:20, a magnitude 5.0 (4.9 MB, 5.0 LG) earthquake occurred 303.5 miles away from Red River 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 166.0 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML)

Most recent natural disasters:


The number of natural disasters in Red River County (12) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 5, Storms: 5, Hurricanes: 3, Tornadoes: 3, Fires: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Class of Workers

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females

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

  • Mexico (82%)
  • United Kingdom (7%)
  • Germany (5%)
  • India (2%)
  • South Africa (1%)
  • Nicaragua (1%)
  • China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (1%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Red River County (%):

  • United States or American (26%)
  • Irish (10%)
  • English (7%)
  • German (5%)
  • Scotch-Irish (2%)
  • French (except Basque) (1%)
  • Dutch (1%)

Red River County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 4,416 (75%)
  • Carpooled: 937 (16%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 19 (0%)
  • Motorcycle: 12 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 5 (0%)
  • Walked: 147 (3%)
  • Other means: 103 (2%)
  • Worked at home: 220 (4%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

236 people in nursing homes
37 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
161 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
28 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $37,882.

7.41% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($32,146 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.41%
Texas average:

7.14%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
5.17% relocated from other counties in Texas ($22,180 average AGI)
2.23% relocated from other states ($9,966 average AGI)
Red River County:

2.23%
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 Lamar County, TX  1.98% ($26,849 average AGI)
from Bowie County, TX  0.64% ($28,679)
from Dallas County, TX  0.32% ($36,143)
from Titus County, TX  0.28% ($22,667)


7.38% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($34,358 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.38%
Texas average:

6.69%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
5.82% relocated to other counties in Texas ($28,788 average AGI)
1.56% relocated to other states ($5,570 average AGI)
Red River County:

1.56%
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 Lamar County, TX  2.05% ($38,382 average AGI)
to Bowie County, TX  0.60% ($32,962)
to Dallas County, TX  0.37% ($34,000)
to Titus County, TX  0.32% ($21,357)
to McCurtain County, OK  0.30% ($15,846)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 12.4
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 11.1

Births per 1000 population in Red River County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 15.1
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 16.0
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2013: 15.2

Deaths per 1000 population in Red River County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 6.3
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 6.5

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Red River County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2003: 2,995 (2,559 aged, 436 disabled)
Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 22%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 20%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 7.33
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 13853.48
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 263.740
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 48109.89

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1068.140
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1760.590
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 29.47

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 29.13
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 51.57

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 7.37

Crimes per 100,000 population in 1996: 1

Household type by relationship:

Households: 12,671

Size of family households: 1,845 2-persons, 807 3-persons, 555 4-persons, 276 5-persons, 85 6-persons, 47 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 1,654 1-person, 179 2-persons, 14 3-persons, 6 4-persons, 1 5-persons.

2,070 married couples with children.
837 single-parent households (217 men, 620 women).

94.2% of residents of Red River County speak English at home.
5.2% of residents speak Spanish at home (55% speak English very well, 20% speak English well, 14% speak English not well, 11% don't speak English at all).
0.5% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (89% speak English very well, 6% speak English well, 5% speak English not well).
0.1% of residents speak other language at home (21% speak English very well, 11% speak English well, 68% speak English not well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $123,722,000 ($9064 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $1,370,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $41,137,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $28,009,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $3,269,000
Federal grants: $47,877,000
Federal procurement contracts: $736,000 ($23,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $2,694,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $257,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $2,079,000
Federal Government insurance: $2,376,000

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

Births: 830
Here:

61 per 1000 residents
State:

85 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 1,178
Here:

87 per 1000 residents
State:

35 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +51
Here:

+4 per 1000 residents
State:

+29 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -429
Here -32 per 1000 residents
State +10 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Red River County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 1.93 millions of gallons per day (51% from ground, 49% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.4
State:

5.8

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.4
State:

3.8

Year house built

  • 2005 or later: 97
  • 2000 to 2004: 665
  • 1990 to 1999: 1,058
  • 1980 to 1989: 1,150
  • 1970 to 1979: 1,293
  • 1960 to 1969: 850
  • 1950 to 1959: 661
  • 1940 to 1949: 496
  • 1939 or earlier: 585
Rooms in houses/apartments in Red River County, Texas
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • 1 room: 12
  • 2 rooms: 71
  • 3 rooms: 180
  • 4 rooms: 711
  • 5 rooms: 1,410
  • 6 rooms: 1,106
  • 7 rooms: 526
  • 8 rooms: 193
  • 9+ rooms: 159
  • 1 room: 25
  • 2 rooms: 105
  • 3 rooms: 199
  • 4 rooms: 428
  • 5 rooms: 418
  • 6 rooms: 192
  • 7 rooms: 62
  • 8 rooms: 14
  • 9+ rooms: 16
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Red River County, Texas
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 23
  • 1 bedroom: 179
  • 2 bedrooms: 1,328
  • 3 bedrooms: 2,370
  • 4 bedrooms: 427
  • 5+ bedrooms: 41
  • no bedroom: 37
  • 1 bedroom: 241
  • 2 bedrooms: 702
  • 3 bedrooms: 439
  • 4 bedrooms: 38
  • 5+ bedrooms: 2
Cars and other vehicles available in Red River County, Texas in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 199
  • 1 vehicle: 1,325
  • 2 vehicles: 1,786
  • 3 vehicles: 785
  • 4 vehicles: 206
  • 5+ vehicles: 67
  • no vehicle: 281
  • 1 vehicle: 573
  • 2 vehicles: 458
  • 3 vehicles: 139
  • 4 vehicles: 5
  • 5+ vehicles: 3

62% of Red River County residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 53% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 79% lived in Texas.

Red River County:

62.4%
State average:

51.6%

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

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $17,200


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 3%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 2%

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Red River County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (31.7%)
  • Electricity (31.3%)
  • Utility gas (29.0%)
  • Wood (7.4%)
  • Utility gas (46.4%)
  • Electricity (30.4%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (21.3%)
  • Wood (1.9%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 48
Here:

2.9%
Texas:

6.8%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 44
Here:

5.5%
Texas:

6.2%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 24
Here:

8.0%
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)

Red River County government finances - Expenditure in 2002:

  • Current Operations - General Public Buildings: $1,743,000
    Regular Highways: $763,000
    Corrections - Other: $634,000
    General - Other: $499,000
    Police Protection: $265,000
    Central Staff Services: $192,000
    Financial Administration: $152,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $133,000
    Welfare - Other: $116,000
    Libraries: $28,000
    Fire Protection: $14,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $10,000
    Air Transportation: $2,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $0
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $196,000
    Fire Protection: $6,000
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $1,495,000

Red River County government finances - Revenue in 2002:

  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $3,282,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $262,000
    Interest Earnings: $76,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $27,000
    General Support: $3,000
    All Other: $3,000
  • Tax - Property: $1,996,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $531,000
    Total General Sales: $197,000

Red River County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002:

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $2,280,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

Red River County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1993
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Red River County Fatal accident statistics for 1994 - 2013
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Most common first names in Red River County, TX among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William19376.4 years
James19174.1 years
John16575.7 years
Mary14081.9 years
Robert9674.8 years
George8878.3 years
Willie7580.3 years
Charles7172.9 years
Joe5376.6 years
Ruby5178.9 years
Most common last names in Red River County, TX among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith15376.6 years
Williams9073.1 years
Jones7077.6 years
Johnson6477.8 years
Jackson5776.5 years
Davis5275.9 years
Moore4976.4 years
Peek4879.6 years
Ward4174.2 years
Lewis4175.2 years
Businesses in Red River County, TX
NameCountNameCount
Chevrolet1RadioShack1
FedEx1SONIC Drive-In1
H&R Block1Subway1
McDonald's1U-Haul2
Pizza Hut1

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