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Refugio County, Texas (TX)

County population in 2019: 7,330 (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).

March 2019 cost of living index in Refugio County: 78.9 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Educational, health and social services (17.8%), Retail trade (14.0%), Construction (12.1%), Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (11.0%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 74%
  • Government: 20%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 7%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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  • Races in Refugio County, TX (2019)
    • 3,73651.1%Hispanic or Latino
    • 2,99340.9%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 4786.5%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 811.1%Two or more races
    • 220.3%Asian alone
    • 70.10%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
Median resident age:

43.9 years
Texas median age:

35.1 years
Males: 3,524  (48.1%)
Females: 3,806  (51.9%)
Average household size:
Refugio County:

2.0 people
Texas:

3 people

Estimated median household income in 2019: $51,824 ($29,986 in 1999)
This county:

$51,824
Texas:

$64,034

Median contract rent in 2019 for apartments: $525 (lower quartile is $359, upper quartile is $642)
This county:

$525
State:

$929


Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $99,445 (it was $39,900 in 2000)
Refugio:

$99,445
Texas:

$200,400
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $69,756 - $196,544

Mean price in 2019:

Detached houses: $157,636
Here:

$157,636
State:

$268,991

Townhouses or other attached units: $142,063
Here:

$142,063
State:

$268,635

Mobile homes: $43,909
Here:

$43,909
State:

$94,014

Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,186
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $434

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
Refugio County, TX map from a distance

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 4 buildings, average cost: $112,500
  • 1998: 7 buildings, average cost: $48,900
  • 1999: 2 buildings, average cost: $10,000
  • 2000: 1 building, cost: $135,000
  • 2001: 4 buildings, average cost: $113,000
  • 2002: 5 buildings, average cost: $104,400
  • 2003: 5 buildings, average cost: $138,900
  • 2004: 12 buildings, average cost: $140,900
  • 2005: 12 buildings, average cost: $137,900
  • 2006: 7 buildings, average cost: $196,300
  • 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
  • 2015: 4 buildings, average cost: $129,500
  • 2016: 7 buildings, average cost: $109,500
  • 2017: 10 buildings, average cost: $93,800
  • 2018: 19 buildings, average cost: $168,800
  • 2019: 49 buildings, average cost: $134,900
Number of permits per 10,000 Refugio, TX residents
Average permit cost in Refugio, TX
Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $1,904 (1.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $1,260 (1.3%)

Distribution of median household income in Refugio, TX in 2019
Distribution of house value in Refugio, TX in 2019
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Refugio, TX in 2019
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 15.2%
Refugio County:

15.2%
Texas:

13.6%
(10.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 36.9% for Black residents, 16.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 35.0% for American Indian residents, 7.2% for other race residents, 34.0% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2019: 43.9 years old
(Males: 43.9 years old, Females: 43.9 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 52.8 years old, Black residents: 36.2 years old, American Indian residents: 61.7 years old, Asian residents: 62.8 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 34.2 years old, Other race residents: 22.9 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 November 2020:
Here:

9.4%
Texas:

8.0%

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

Current college students: 166
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 80.8%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 11.9%

Number of foreign born residents: 133 (72.2% naturalized citizens)

Refugio County:

1.8%
Whole state:

17.1%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 52010 or later
  • 142000 to 2009
  • 401990 to 1999
  • 591980 to 1989
  • 511970 to 1979
  • 21Before 1970

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: 3,232
  • One, attached: 33
  • Two: 59
  • 3 or 4: 56
  • 5 to 9: 65
  • 20 to 49: 4
  • 50 or more: 5
  • Mobile homes: 347
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 8

Housing units in Refugio County with a mortgage: 633 (5 second mortgage, 3 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 1,297

Here:

99.8% with mortgage
State:

56.1% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Refugio County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
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 significantly above Texas state average. It is 43% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/20/2011 at 12:24:41, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 66.2 miles away from Refugio County center
On 4/9/1993 at 12:29:19, a magnitude 4.3 (4.1 MB, 4.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 66.3 miles away from the county center
On 5/1/2018 at 16:28:56, a magnitude 4.0 (4.0 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 66.3 miles away from the county center
On 4/25/2010 at 02:10:42, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 MB, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 55.8 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, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 396.1 miles away from Refugio County center
On 4/7/2008 at 09:51:12, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 66.5 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), 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 Hurricane Harvey, Incident Period: August 23, 2017 - September 15, 2017, FEMA Id: 4332, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • 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
  • 9 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Refugio County (19) is greater than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 7

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 10, Floods: 5, Storms: 5, Tornadoes: 3, Winds: 3, Fire: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Refugio

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 1,856 (82.0%)
  • Carpooled: 275 (12.1%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 2 (0.1%)
  • Walked: 54 (2.4%)
  • Worked at home: 77 (3.4%)
Class of Workers in 2019
Most common industries in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2019


  • Educational services (13%)
  • Health care and social assistance (12%)
  • Retail trade (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
  • Construction (4%)

Most common industries for females in 2019


  • Educational services (18%)
  • Health care and social assistance (17%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Other services, except public administration (8%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Construction (6%)

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


  • Sales and related occupations (14%)
  • Production occupations (13%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (12%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (12%)
  • Transportation occupations (10%)
  • Management occupations (7%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (6%)

Most common occupations for females in 2019


  • Office and administrative support occupations (17%)
  • Educational instruction, and library occupations (13%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (11%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (8%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (7%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Mexico (65%)
  • India (13%)
  • Poland (7%)
  • Ireland (5%)
  • China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (3%)
  • Nicaragua (2%)
  • Sweden (0%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Refugio County


  • German (8%)
  • American (4%)
  • Irish (4%)
  • English (2%)
  • Czech (1%)
  • African (1%)
  • Italian (1%)

Owners and renters by unit type
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 $65,853.

4.59% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($45,734 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.59%
Texas average:

7.43%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
4.59% relocated from other counties in Texas ($45,734 average AGI)
0.75% relocated from other states ($5,641 average AGI)
Refugio County:

0.75%
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 Nueces County, TX  0.82% ($45,043 average AGI)
from San Patricio County, TX  0.79% ($55,909)


5.87% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($47,404 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.87%
Texas average:

7.26%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
5.87% relocated to other counties in Texas ($47,404 average AGI)
0.96% relocated to other states ($6,331 average AGI)
Refugio County:

0.96%
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 Nueces County, TX  0.96% ($60,296 average AGI)
to Victoria County, TX  0.81% ($49,130)

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 2019: 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 population in Refugio County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2018: 17.4%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2018: 9.9%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Refugio County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Refugio County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Refugio County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Refugio County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Refugio County
Population under 19 years 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 Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

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

  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (52)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (45)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (22)
  • Unspecified dementia (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: 7,330
  • Male householders: 1,217 (351 living alone), Female householders: 1,407 (417 living alone)
  • 1,220 spouses (1,220 opposite-sex spouses), 115 unmarried partners, (115 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 2,369 children (2,171 natural, 114 adopted, 85 stepchildren), 375 grandchildren, 149 brothers or sisters, 66 parents, 0 foster children, 139 other relatives, 109 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 164

Size of family households: 828 2-persons, 496 3-persons, 262 4-persons, 138 5-persons, 31 6-persons, 20 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 769 1-person, 76 2-persons.

839 married couples with children.
533 single-parent households (166 men, 367 women).

71.2% of residents of Refugio speak English at home.
29.4% of residents speak Spanish at home (86% speak English very well, 9% speak English well, 3% speak English not well, 2% don't speak English at all).
0.4% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (77% speak English very well, 4% speak English well, 19% speak English not well).
0.3% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island 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:

5.8
State:

6.3

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.7
State:

4.1

Year house built in Refugio County, Texas
  • Year house built in Refugio County, Texas
  • 1532014 or later
  • 922010 to 2013
  • 2262000 to 2009
  • 3871990 to 1999
  • 3531980 to 1989
  • 6591970 to 1979
  • 6391960 to 1969
  • 7111950 to 1959
  • 3271940 to 1949
  • 2461939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Refugio County, Texas
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Refugio County, Texas
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Refugio County, Texas
  • 21 room
  • 102 rooms
  • 743 rooms
  • 2994 rooms
  • 4635 rooms
  • 3656 rooms
  • 3337 rooms
  • 2098 rooms
  • 1549+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Refugio County, Texas
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Refugio County, Texas
  • 01 room
  • 192 rooms
  • 543 rooms
  • 2424 rooms
  • 2025 rooms
  • 1176 rooms
  • 267 rooms
  • 298 rooms
  • 139+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Refugio County, Texas
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Refugio County, Texas
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Refugio County, Texas
  • 2no bedroom
  • 621 bedroom
  • 3882 bedrooms
  • 1,0993 bedrooms
  • 3004 bedrooms
  • 465+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Refugio County, Texas
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Refugio County, Texas
  • 0no bedroom
  • 871 bedroom
  • 3242 bedrooms
  • 2593 bedrooms
  • 374 bedrooms
  • 05+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Refugio County, Texas in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Refugio County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Refugio County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 71no vehicle
  • 5651 vehicle
  • 8062 vehicles
  • 3483 vehicles
  • 844 vehicles
  • 235+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Refugio County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Refugio County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 135no vehicle
  • 3161 vehicle
  • 2222 vehicles
  • 303 vehicles
  • 134 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles

88.8% of Refugio County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 37% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 97% lived in Texas.

Refugio County:

88.8%
State average:

84.4%

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

  • This state: 6,194
  • Other state: 950
  • Northeast: 34
  • Midwest: 320
  • South: 402
  • West: 192
Year householders moved into unit in Refugio County, TX
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Refugio County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 68.4%Electricity
  • 22.8%Utility gas
  • 8.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.4%Other fuel
  • 0.1%Wood
  • 0.1%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 69.0%Electricity
  • 24.1%Utility gas
  • 6.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.4%No fuel used

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 18
Here:

2.4%
Texas:

7.0%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 39
Here:

8.7%
Texas:

6.6%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 12
Here:

4.8%
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

Refugio County government finances - Expenditure in 2017:

  • Charges - Other: $106,000
  • Current Operations - Correctional Institutions: $659,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $522,000
    Police Protection: $377,000
    Regular Highways: $176,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Medical Care: $144,000
    Financial Administration: $125,000
    General - Other: $107,000
    General Public Buildings: $73,000
    Central Staff Services: $70,000
    Health - Other: $57,000
    Local Fire Protection: $42,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $13,000
    Parks and Recreation: $3,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Other Purposes: $3,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $6,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Local Fire Protection: $4,000
    Other - Libraries: $2,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $66,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $33,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $33,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $75,000
    General Revenue - Other: $35,000
    Interest Earnings: $14,000
    Sale of Property: $1,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $47,000
    General Public Building: $42,000
    Police Protection: $21,000
    General - Other: $8,000
    Correctional Institutions: $7,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,406,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $4,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $37,000
    General Local Government Support: $18,000
    Highways: $5,000
  • Tax - Property: $2,084,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $114,000
    Other Selective Sales: $65,000
    Amusements Sales: $7,000
    Other License: $6,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $3,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,086,000

Refugio County government finances - Revenue in 2017:

  • Charges - Other: $106,000
  • Current Operations - Correctional Institutions: $659,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $522,000
    Police Protection: $377,000
    Regular Highways: $176,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Medical Care: $144,000
    Financial Administration: $125,000
    General - Other: $107,000
    General Public Buildings: $73,000
    Central Staff Services: $70,000
    Health - Other: $57,000
    Local Fire Protection: $42,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $13,000
    Parks and Recreation: $3,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Other Purposes: $3,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $6,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Local Fire Protection: $4,000
    Other - Libraries: $2,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $66,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $33,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $33,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $75,000
    General Revenue - Other: $35,000
    Interest Earnings: $14,000
    Sale of Property: $1,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $47,000
    General Public Building: $42,000
    Police Protection: $21,000
    General - Other: $8,000
    Correctional Institutions: $7,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,406,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $4,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $37,000
    General Local Government Support: $18,000
    Highways: $5,000
  • Tax - Property: $2,084,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $114,000
    Other Selective Sales: $65,000
    Amusements Sales: $7,000
    Other License: $6,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $3,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,086,000

Refugio County government finances - Debt in 2017:

  • Charges - Other: $106,000
  • Current Operations - Correctional Institutions: $659,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $522,000
    Police Protection: $377,000
    Regular Highways: $176,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Medical Care: $144,000
    Financial Administration: $125,000
    General - Other: $107,000
    General Public Buildings: $73,000
    Central Staff Services: $70,000
    Health - Other: $57,000
    Local Fire Protection: $42,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $13,000
    Parks and Recreation: $3,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Other Purposes: $3,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $6,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Local Fire Protection: $4,000
    Other - Libraries: $2,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $66,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $33,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $33,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $75,000
    General Revenue - Other: $35,000
    Interest Earnings: $14,000
    Sale of Property: $1,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $47,000
    General Public Building: $42,000
    Police Protection: $21,000
    General - Other: $8,000
    Correctional Institutions: $7,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,406,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $4,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $37,000
    General Local Government Support: $18,000
    Highways: $5,000
  • Tax - Property: $2,084,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $114,000
    Other Selective Sales: $65,000
    Amusements Sales: $7,000
    Other License: $6,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $3,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,086,000

Refugio County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017:

  • Charges - Other: $106,000
  • Current Operations - Correctional Institutions: $659,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $522,000
    Police Protection: $377,000
    Regular Highways: $176,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Medical Care: $144,000
    Financial Administration: $125,000
    General - Other: $107,000
    General Public Buildings: $73,000
    Central Staff Services: $70,000
    Health - Other: $57,000
    Local Fire Protection: $42,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $13,000
    Parks and Recreation: $3,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Other Purposes: $3,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $6,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Local Fire Protection: $4,000
    Other - Libraries: $2,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $66,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $33,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $33,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $75,000
    General Revenue - Other: $35,000
    Interest Earnings: $14,000
    Sale of Property: $1,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $47,000
    General Public Building: $42,000
    Police Protection: $21,000
    General - Other: $8,000
    Correctional Institutions: $7,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,406,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $4,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $37,000
    General Local Government Support: $18,000
    Highways: $5,000
  • Tax - Property: $2,084,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $114,000
    Other Selective Sales: $65,000
    Amusements Sales: $7,000
    Other License: $6,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $3,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,086,000

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
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