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Refugio County, Texas (TX)

County population in 2016: 7,560 (39% urban, 61% rural); it was 7,828 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 810
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 1,270
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 2,231
Renter-occupied apartments: 761 (it was 754 in 2000)
% of renters here:

25%
State:

36%

Land area: 770 sq. mi.

Water area: 48.4 sq. mi.

Population density: 10 people per square mile   (low).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Refugio County: 79.3 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (18.8%), Educational, health and social services (12.5%), Construction (10.9%), Information (10.9%), Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (10.9%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 23%
  • Government: 3%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 73%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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Races in Refugio County, Texas:

  • Hispanic or Latino (50.0%)
  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (41.9%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (4.8%)
  • Two or more races (3.1%)
Median resident age:  43.2 years
Texas median age:  34.5 years
Males: 3,720  (49.2%)
Females: 3,840  (50.8%)

Refugio County,TX real estate house value trend

Average household size:
Refugio County:

2.0 people
Texas:

3 people
Estimated median household income in 2016: $51,829 ($29,986 in 1999)

This county:

$51,829
Texas:

$56,565

Median contract rent in 2016 for apartments: $522 (lower quartile is $309, upper quartile is $621)
This county:

$522
State:

$809


Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $87,258 (it was $39,900 in 2000)
Refugio:

$87,258
Texas:

$161,500
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $51,917 - $147,920

Mean price in 2016:

Detached houses: $146,938
Here:

$146,938
State:

$230,570

Townhouses or other attached units: $131,965
Here:

$131,965
State:

$227,239

Mobile homes: $44,919
Here:

$44,919
State:

$80,655
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,122
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $386

Institutionalized population: 129

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 0
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 14
  • Burglaries: 23
  • Thefts: 34
  • Auto thefts: 3

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 1
  • Robberies: 1
  • Assaults: 14
  • Burglaries: 26
  • Thefts: 23
  • Auto thefts: 5
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2007: 5 buildings, average cost: $153,100
  • 2008: 3 buildings, average cost: $136,800
  • 2009: 8 buildings, average cost: $131,800
  • 2010: 3 buildings, average cost: $126,800
  • 2011: 2 buildings, average cost: $110,300
  • 2012: 10 buildings, average cost: $113,500
  • 2013: 3 buildings, average cost: $150,200
  • 2014: 6 buildings, average cost: $169,600

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $1,509 (1.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $919 (1.2%)

Refugio County household income distribution in 2009 Refugio County home values distribution Refugio County contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 14.8%
Refugio County:

14.8%
Texas:

15.6%
(9.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 19.3% for Black residents, 17.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 46.2% for American Indian residents, 8.5% for other race residents, 25.3% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2016: 43.2 years old
(Males: 41.1 years old, Females: 43.5 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 51.5 years old, Black residents: 48.3 years old, American Indian residents: 15.2 years old, Asian residents: 43.5 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 34.8 years old, Other race residents: 43.3 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Refugio County is $420 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: Refugio, Woodsboro, Austwell-Tivoli, Tivoli, Bayside, Austwell.

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

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Neighboring counties: Citrus County, Florida , Hillsborough County, Florida , Calhoun County , Calhoun County , San Patricio County .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

5.0%
Texas:

4.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 166
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 80.0%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 11.1%

Number of foreign born residents: 210 (21.9% naturalized citizens)

Refugio County:

2.8%
Whole state:

17.0%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 2010 or later: 0
  • 2000 to 2009: 78
  • 1990 to 1999: 75
  • 1980 to 1989: 59
  • 1970 to 1979: 51
  • Before 1970: 21
Note: State values scaled to Refugio County population

Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.5 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 70.9%

Refugio County marital status for males Refugio County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 3,091
  • One, attached: 51
  • Two: 67
  • 3 or 4: 32
  • 5 to 9: 72
  • 20 or more: 13
  • Mobile homes: 475
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 7

Housing units in Refugio County with a mortgage: 674 (10 second mortgage, 8 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 1,391

Here:

99.9% with mortgage
State:

57.8% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Refugio County

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant2,68816
Catholic2,3578
Mainline Protestant7069
Other31
None1,629-
Refugio 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: 2
Refugio County:

2.72 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.


Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
This county:

4.09 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.11 / 10,000 pop.

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

6.81 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 4
This county:

5.45 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.13 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Refugio County:

10.5%
Texas:

8.9%

Adult obesity rate:
Refugio County:

27.2%
State:

26.6%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

22.2%
State:

15.7%

Agriculture in Refugio County:

Average size of farms: 1847 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $78,172
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $169.73
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: 41.42%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $79,535
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 14.61%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 1.01%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $66,429
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 80.66%
Average age of principal farm operators: 59 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 8.15
Corn for grain: 13379 harvested acres
Upland cotton: 32927 harvested acres

Earthquake activity:

Refugio County-area historical earthquake activity is below Texas state average. It is 86% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/9/1993 at 12:29:19, a magnitude 4.3 (4.1 MB, 4.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 66.3 miles away from Refugio 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, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 396.1 miles away from the county center
On 4/7/2008 at 09:51:12, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 MB, 3.9 MW, 3.8 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 66.5 miles away from the county center
On 3/24/1997 at 22:31:34, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 64.9 miles away from the county center
On 7/20/1991 at 23:38:19, a magnitude 3.6 (3.4 LG, 3.6 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 66.3 miles away from Refugio 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 390.3 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 Severe Storms, Tornadoes, Straight-line Winds, and Flooding, Incident Period: May 04, 2015 to June 23, 2015, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4223: May 29, 2015, FEMA Id: 4223, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood, Wind
  • Texas Tropical Storm Alex, Incident Period: June 27, 2010 to August 14, 2010, Emergency Declared EM-3313: June 29, 2010, FEMA Id: 3313, Natural disaster type: Tropical Storm
  • Texas Hurricane Ike, Incident Period: September 07, 2008 to September 26, 2008, Emergency Declared EM-3294: September 10, 2008, FEMA Id: 3294, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Texas Hurricane Gustav, Incident Period: August 27, 2008 to September 07, 2008, Emergency Declared EM-3290: August 29, 2008, FEMA Id: 3290, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • 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 Dean, Incident Period: August 17, 2007 to September 05, 2007, Emergency Declared EM-3277: August 18, 2007, FEMA Id: 3277, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Texas Severe Storms, Tornadoes, and Flooding, Incident Period: June 16, 2007 to August 03, 2007, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1709: June 29, 2007, FEMA Id: 1709, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Texas 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
  • 7 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Refugio County (17) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 7

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 9, Floods: 5, Storms: 5, Tornadoes: 3, Winds: 3, Fire: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Class of Workers in 2016 (%)

Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Health care and social assistance (15%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (21%)
  • Educational services (18%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Public administration (7%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (16%)
  • Production occupations (13%)
  • Management occupations (11%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (10%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (10%)
  • Transportation occupations (8%)
  • Sales and related occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (17%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (13%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (10%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (8%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (7%)

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

  • Mexico (85%)
  • Poland (6%)
  • Japan (3%)
  • Cuba (3%)
  • Nicaragua (0%)
  • Ireland (0%)
  • Denmark (0%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Refugio County (%):

  • German (8%)
  • American (5%)
  • Irish (4%)
  • English (3%)
  • African (1%)
  • Scotch-Irish (1%)
  • Czech (1%)

Refugio County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 2,336 (83.4%)
  • Carpooled: 295 (10.5%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 7 (0.2%)
  • Bicycle: 5 (0.2%)
  • Walked: 85 (3.0%)
  • Worked at home: 68 (2.4%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

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

80 people in nursing homes
31 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
104 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
25 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $47,078.

6.44% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($33,035 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.44%
Texas average:

7.14%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
5.21% relocated from other counties in Texas ($26,302 average AGI)
1.24% relocated from other states ($6,733 average AGI)
Refugio County:

1.24%
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 Nueces County, TX  1.01% ($31,519 average AGI)
from Victoria County, TX  0.82% ($29,455)
from San Patricio County, TX  0.49% ($37,615)


6.65% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($39,208 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.65%
Texas average:

6.69%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
6.02% relocated to other counties in Texas ($36,506 average AGI)
0.64% relocated to other states ($2,697 average AGI)
Refugio County:

0.64%
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 Nueces County, TX  1.27% ($33,000 average AGI)
to San Patricio County, TX  0.79% ($33,286)
to Victoria County, TX  0.49% ($31,538)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 13.2
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 12.3

Births per 1000 population in Refugio County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 11.2
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 11.8
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 12.6

Deaths per 1000 population in Refugio County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 3.8
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 5.5

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Refugio County

Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 22.3%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 13.9%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Refugio County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19

Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Refugio County


Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 1,524 (1,312 aged, 212 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 232 (14%)

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 Refugio County, Texas in 1999 - 2014:

  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (113)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (112)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (89)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (26)
  • Unspecified dementia (25)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (10)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 21%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 21%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 13.09
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 3,783
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 262
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 44,634

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,008
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,100
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 26

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 25
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 157

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 13

Crimes per 100,000 population in 1996: 1

Household type by relationship:

Households: 7,560
  • In family households: 6,431 (852 male householders, 1,121 female householders)
    1,398 spouses, 2,262 children (2,107 natural, 75 adopted, 82 stepchildren), 341 grandchildren, 67 brothers or sisters, 47 parents, 180 other relatives, 162 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 957 (463 male householders (417 living alone)), 404 female householders (369 living alone)), 87 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 172

Size of family households: 844 2-persons, 547 3-persons, 314 4-persons, 166 5-persons, 65 6-persons, 28 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 786 1-person, 70 2-persons, 8 3-persons.

874 married couples with children.
515 single-parent households (197 men, 318 women).

71.9% of residents of Refugio speak English at home.
27.9% of residents speak Spanish at home (74% speak English very well, 17% speak English well, 6% speak English not well, 4% don't speak English at all).
0.3% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (100% speak English very well).
0.1% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (100% speak English very well).
0.1% of residents speak other language at home (100% speak English very well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $55,694,000 ($7,290 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $806,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $21,064,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $13,848,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $6,358,000
Federal grants: $11,837,000
Federal procurement contracts: $357,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $2,231,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $772,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $2,528,000
Federal Government insurance: $27,390,000

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

Births: 493
Here:

65 per 1000 residents
State:

85 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 474
Here:

62 per 1000 residents
State:

35 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +14
Here:

+2 per 1000 residents
State:

+29 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -213
Here -28 per 1000 residents
State +10 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Refugio County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 0.83 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.6
State:

6.2

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.6
State:

4.1

Year house built

  • 2014 or later: 0
  • 2010 to 2013: 119
  • 2000 to 2009: 254
  • 1990 to 1999: 406
  • 1980 to 1989: 421
  • 1970 to 1979: 427
  • 1960 to 1969: 475
  • 1950 to 1959: 803
  • 1940 to 1949: 456
  • 1939 or earlier: 391
Note: State values scaled to Refugio population
Rooms in houses/apartments in Refugio County, Texas
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Refugio County population
  • 1 room: 28
  • 2 rooms: 26
  • 3 rooms: 72
  • 4 rooms: 273
  • 5 rooms: 581
  • 6 rooms: 476
  • 7 rooms: 223
  • 8 rooms: 190
  • 9+ rooms: 162
  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 25
  • 3 rooms: 81
  • 4 rooms: 241
  • 5 rooms: 295
  • 6 rooms: 78
  • 7 rooms: 43
  • 8 rooms: 14
  • 9+ rooms: 0
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Refugio County, Texas
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Refugio County population
  • no bedroom: 26
  • 1 bedroom: 98
  • 2 bedrooms: 485
  • 3 bedrooms: 1,091
  • 4 bedrooms: 280
  • 5+ bedrooms: 40
  • no bedroom: 18
  • 1 bedroom: 115
  • 2 bedrooms: 351
  • 3 bedrooms: 286
  • 4 bedrooms: 12
  • 5+ bedrooms: 0
Cars and other vehicles available in Refugio County, Texas in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Refugio County population
  • no vehicle: 59
  • 1 vehicle: 597
  • 2 vehicles: 899
  • 3 vehicles: 319
  • 4 vehicles: 115
  • 5+ vehicles: 40
  • no vehicle: 137
  • 1 vehicle: 325
  • 2 vehicles: 252
  • 3 vehicles: 63
  • 4 vehicles: 0
  • 5+ vehicles: 0

89% of Refugio County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 29% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 98% lived in Texas.

Refugio County:

88.6%
State average:

84.1%

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

  • This state: 6,556
  • Other state: 684
  • Northeast: 40
  • Midwest: 234
  • South: 259
  • West: 150

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Refugio County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Electricity (59.4%)
  • Utility gas (32.5%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (7.4%)
  • Other fuel (0.4%)
  • No fuel used (0.3%)
  • Electricity (65.8%)
  • Utility gas (27.6%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (5.2%)
  • No fuel used (0.4%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 0
Here:

0.0%
Texas:

6.6%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 24
Here:

5.9%
Texas:

6.4%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 17
Here:

8.9%
Texas:

15.1%

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)

Refugio County government finances - Expenditure in 2002:

  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $1,044,000
    Police Protection: $883,000
    Corrections - Other: $761,000
    Financial Administration: $503,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $415,000
    Welfare - Other: $264,000
    Central Staff Services: $210,000
    General Public Buildings: $130,000
    Libraries: $102,000
    Parks & Recreation: $79,000
    Fire Protection: $73,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $60,000
    General - Other: $48,000
    Health Services - Other: $32,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $2,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $303,000
    Regular Highways: $108,000
    Financial Administration: $8,000
    Judicial: $5,000
    General Public Building: $2,000
    Natural Resource - Other: $1,000
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $2,486,000

Refugio County government finances - Revenue in 2002:

  • Charges - All Other: $390,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $1,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $208,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $1,202,000
    Interest Earnings: $123,000
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $180,000
    Public Welfare: $49,000
  • Tax - Property: $2,765,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $286,000
    NEC: $4,000

Refugio County government finances - Debt in 2002:

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $37,000
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $25,000
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $12,000

Refugio County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002:

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $25,000
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $1,972,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 225
  • Number of aged recipients: 58
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 167
  • Number of recipients under 18: 24
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 103
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 98
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 124
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 75
Refugio County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
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Refugio County Fatal accident statistics for 1995 - 2014
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Most common first names in Refugio County, TX among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John5869.3 years
Mary5775.9 years
James4869.4 years
William3873.7 years
Charles3072.0 years
Robert3072.5 years
Maria2375.9 years
Thomas2070.5 years
Dorothy1972.7 years
Frank1972.9 years
Most common last names in Refugio County, TX among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Williams2772.7 years
Gonzales2474.8 years
Perez2276.0 years
Green2272.3 years
Rodriguez2171.0 years
Jones2070.4 years
Brown1973.2 years
Lewis1967.3 years
Trevino1973.4 years
Cisneros1771.6 years
Businesses in Refugio County, TX
NameCountNameCount
Best Western1H&R Block1
Burger King1McDonald's1
Chevrolet1UPS1
Dairy Queen2