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San Jacinto County, Texas (TX)

County population in 2016: 28,085 (all rural); it was 22,246 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 3,745
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 4,745
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 7,602
Renter-occupied apartments: 1,606 (it was 1,049 in 2000)
% of renters here:

12%
State:

36%

Land area: 571 sq. mi.

Water area: 57.2 sq. mi.

Population density: 49 people per square mile   (average).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in San Jacinto County: 80.1 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (33.5%), Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing (21.6%), Manufacturing (16.6%), Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services (10.4%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 79%
  • Government: 0%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 21%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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Races in San Jacinto County, Texas:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (74.4%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (12.6%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (10.3%)
  • Two or more races (1.4%)
  • Asian alone (0.7%)
  • American Indian and Alaska Native alone (0.6%)
Median resident age:  43.8 years
Texas median age:  34.5 years
Males: 13,707  (48.8%)
Females: 14,378  (51.2%)

San Jacinto County,TX real estate house value trend

Average household size:
San Jacinto County:

2.0 people
Texas:

3 people
Estimated median household income in 2016: $46,385 ($32,220 in 1999)

This county:

$46,385
Texas:

$56,565

Median contract rent in 2016 for apartments: $553 (lower quartile is $433, upper quartile is $720)
This county:

$553
State:

$809


Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $99,594 (it was $54,200 in 2000)
San Jacinto:

$99,594
Texas:

$161,500
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $60,842 - $199,030

Mean price in 2016:

Detached houses: $189,404
Here:

$189,404
State:

$230,570

Townhouses or other attached units: $159,129
Here:

$159,129
State:

$227,239

Mobile homes: $81,754
Here:

$81,754
State:

$80,655

Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $3,031
Here:

$3,031
State:

$50,435
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,130
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $401

Institutionalized population: 128

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

  • Murders: 1
  • Rapes: 0
  • Robberies: 6
  • Assaults: 48
  • Burglaries: 186
  • Thefts: 268
  • Auto thefts: 62

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

  • Murders: 3
  • Rapes: 1
  • Robberies: 6
  • Assaults: 31
  • Burglaries: 173
  • Thefts: 223
  • Auto thefts: 52
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2004: 11 buildings, average cost: $81,400
  • 2005: 3 buildings, average cost: $101,700
  • 2006: 3 buildings, average cost: $46,700
  • 2007: 0 buildings
  • 2008: 4 buildings, average cost: $82,000
  • 2009: 0 buildings
  • 2010: 2 buildings, average cost: $35,000
  • 2011: 2 buildings, average cost: $62,500
  • 2012: 7 buildings, average cost: $103,100
  • 2013: 5 buildings, average cost: $85,700
  • 2014: 2 buildings, average cost: $92,900

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: $1,434 (1.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $1,112 (1.2%)

San Jacinto County household income distribution in 2009 San Jacinto County home values distribution San Jacinto County contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 16.1%
San Jacinto County:

16.1%
Texas:

15.6%
(14.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 21.3% for Black residents, 22.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 5.3% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2016: 43.8 years old
(Males: 43.5 years old, Females: 43.9 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 48.5 years old, Black residents: 45.1 years old, American Indian residents: 13.8 years old, Asian residents: 8.9 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 25.4 years old, Other race residents: 22.4 years old)

Area name: Houston-Baytown-Sugar Land, TX HUD Metro FMR Area
Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in San Jacinto County is $612 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $743 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $990 a month.

Cities in this county include: Shepherd-Evergreen, Shepherd, Quail Creek, Coldspring, Cape Royale, Point Blank, Oakhurst, Evergreen.

San Jacinto 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 San Jacinto County: Frame Switch (A), Gabriel Mills (B), Rock House (C), J J Johnson Farm (D), Bell Gin (E), McFadin House (F), Coupland Museum (G), Coupland Volunteer Fire Department (H), Hutto Community Volunteer Fire Department (I), New Bern Hall (J). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in San Jacinto County include: Palm Valley Church (A), Union Hall Church (B), Union Chapel (C), Type Church (D), Shiloh Church (E), Swanson Grove Church (F), Christ Church (G), Strickland Grove Church (H), Immanuel Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Guentzel Cemetery (1), Wesley Chapel Cemetery (2), Matsler Cemetery (3), Wells Cemetery (4), Shiloh Cemetery (5), Davis Cemetery (6), McFadin Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoirs: Bland Lake (A), Winterrowd Lake (B), Brenni Lake (C), Malish Lake (D), Hejl Lake (E), Granger Lake (F), North Fork Lake (G), Site Number Seventeen (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Brizendine Branch (A), Brewer Branch (B), Boggy Creek (C), Block House Creek (D), Bertram Branch (E), Berry Creek (F), Bear Creek (G), Battleground Creek (H), Avery Branch (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in San Jacinto County include: Jim Hogg Park (1), Sore Finger Wildlife Area (2), Sawyer Park (3), San Gabriel Wildlife Area (4), Russell Park (5), Pecan Grove Wildlife Area (6), Wilson Fox Park (7), Willis Creek Park (8), Willis Creek Wildlife Area (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Neighboring counties: Bay County, Florida , Colquitt County, Georgia , Suwannee County, Florida , West Feliciana Parish, Louisiana , Polk County , Presidio County .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

5.9%
Texas:

4.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 386
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 82.7%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 10.3%

Number of foreign born residents: 1,456 (37.3% naturalized citizens)

San Jacinto County:

5.2%
Whole state:

17.0%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 2010 or later: 0
  • 2000 to 2009: 289
  • 1990 to 1999: 363
  • 1980 to 1989: 155
  • 1970 to 1979: 30
  • Before 1970: 80
Note: State values scaled to San Jacinto County population

Mean travel time to work (commute): 42.2 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 28.0%

San Jacinto County marital status for males San Jacinto County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 9,110
  • One, attached: 272
  • Two: 22
  • 3 or 4: 112
  • 5 to 9: 165
  • 10 to 19: 91
  • 20 to 49: 9
  • 50 or more: 8
  • Mobile homes: 3,644
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 62

Housing units in San Jacinto County with a mortgage: 3,346 (45 second mortgage, 42 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 5,093

Here:

37.5% with mortgage
State:

57.8% with mortgage

Religion statistics for San Jacinto County

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant4,42129
Mainline Protestant5944
Other5021
Black Protestant4704
Catholic3971
None20,000-
San Jacinto 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
San Jacinto County:

0.81 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.


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

0.40 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.11 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 8
San Jacinto County:

3.23 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 3
This county:

1.21 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.13 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
San Jacinto County:

10.6%
Texas:

8.9%

Adult obesity rate:
San Jacinto County:

26.9%
State:

26.6%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

14.8%
State:

15.7%

Agriculture in San Jacinto County:

Average size of farms: 156 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $9,227
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $146.48
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 16.23%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 74.05%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $12,587
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 10.45%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 2.18%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $18,330
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 97.32%
Average age of principal farm operators: 57 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 20.47
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 0.06%
Vegetables: 35 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 110 acres

Tornado activity:

San Jacinto County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly below Texas state average. It is 914489.9 times below overall U.S. average.
Tornadoes in this county have caused 29 fatalities and 67 injuries recorded between 1950 and 2004.
On 5/27/1997, a category 5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado killed 27 people and injured 12 people and caused $40 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

San Jacinto County-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Texas state average. It is 91% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 2/10/2006 at 04:14:22, a magnitude 5.3 (4.2 MB, 5.3 MS, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 354.0 miles away from San Jacinto 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 370.8 miles away from the county center
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 217.7 miles away from the county center
On 9/6/1997 at 23:38:00, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 LG, 4.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 290.8 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) earthquake occurred 490.9 miles away from San Jacinto 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 209.0 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 and Flooding, Incident Period: May 22, 2016 to June 24, 2016, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4272: June 11, 2016, FEMA Id: 4272, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Texas Severe Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: April 17, 2016 to April 30, 2016, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4269: April 25, 2016, FEMA Id: 4269, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • 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 Hurricane Ike, Incident Period: September 07, 2008 to October 02, 2008, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1791: September 13, 2008, FEMA Id: 1791, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • 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 Hurricane Rita, Incident Period: September 23, 2005 to October 14, 2005, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1606: September 24, 2005, FEMA Id: 1606, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Texas Hurricane Rita, Incident Period: September 20, 2005 to October 14, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3261: September 21, 2005, FEMA Id: 3261, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Texas Hurricane Katrina, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 01, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3216: September 02, 2005, FEMA Id: 3216, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Texas Severe Storms, Tornadoes, and Flooding, Incident Period: October 24, 2002 to November 15, 2002, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1439: November 05, 2002, FEMA Id: 1439, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • 10 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in San Jacinto County (20) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 15
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 11, Floods: 10, Hurricanes: 7, Tornadoes: 5, Fire: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Class of Workers in 2016 (%)

Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Health care and social assistance (10%)
  • Public administration (9%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Retail trade (16%)
  • Health care and social assistance (13%)
  • Public administration (12%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Other services, except public administration (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (22%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (11%)
  • Production occupations (10%)
  • Management occupations (10%)
  • Transportation occupations (9%)
  • Sales and related occupations (6%)
  • Material moving occupations (5%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (24%)
  • Sales and related occupations (13%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (8%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (8%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (7%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (5%)

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

  • Mexico (70%)
  • Colombia (4%)
  • Pakistan (3%)
  • El Salvador (3%)
  • South Africa (3%)
  • Spain (2%)
  • Vietnam (2%)

Most common first ancestries reported in San Jacinto County (%):

  • American (16%)
  • English (8%)
  • German (7%)
  • Irish (5%)
  • Scottish (1%)
  • Scotch-Irish (1%)
  • Italian (1%)

San Jacinto County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 3,084 (75.9%)
  • Carpooled: 336 (8.3%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 118 (2.9%)
  • Walked: 149 (3.7%)
  • Worked at home: 402 (9.9%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

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


People in group quarters in San Jacinto County, Texas in 2000:

  • 91 people in nursing homes
  • 48 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 4 people in other group homes
74 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
54 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $44,646.

10.12% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($35,261 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

10.12%
Texas average:

7.14%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
9.02% relocated from other counties in Texas ($31,881 average AGI)
1.10% relocated from other states ($3,381 average AGI)
San Jacinto County:

1.10%
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 Harris County, TX  2.54% ($42,520 average AGI)
from Montgomery County, TX  2.11% ($35,220)
from Liberty County, TX  1.17% ($24,462)
from Walker County, TX  0.69% ($37,333)
from Polk County, TX  0.66% ($25,941)
from Fort Bend County, TX  0.15% ($45,583)
from Galveston County, TX  0.15% ($50,833)


8.44% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($33,798 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.44%
Texas average:

6.69%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
7.13% relocated to other counties in Texas ($29,056 average AGI)
1.31% relocated to other states ($4,743 average AGI)
San Jacinto County:

1.31%
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 Montgomery County, TX  2.16% ($36,836 average AGI)
to Harris County, TX  1.44% ($41,264)
to Polk County, TX  0.76% ($30,241)
to Liberty County, TX  0.65% ($24,880)
to Walker County, TX  0.43% ($31,182)
to Galveston County, TX  0.20% ($34,133)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 10.6
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 11.1

Births per 1000 population in San Jacinto County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 9.7
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 9.5
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 10.5

Deaths per 1000 population in San Jacinto County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 9.8
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 5.3

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in San Jacinto County

Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 27.2%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 16.5%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in San Jacinto County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19

Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in San Jacinto County


Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 4,251 (3,457 aged, 794 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 977 (17%)

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 San Jacinto County, Texas in 1999 - 2014:

  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (373)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (326)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (187)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (185)
  • Other ill-defined and unspecified causes of mortality (132)
  • Congestive heart failure (109)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (104)
  • Septicaemia, unspecified (88)
  • Colon, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (61)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (48)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 18%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 17%

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 976
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 802
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 16

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 14
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 28

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 182.0. This is more than state average.

Household type by relationship:

Households: 28,085
  • In family households: 24,416 (4,070 male householders, 3,100 female householders)
    5,620 spouses, 8,032 children (6,796 natural, 461 adopted, 780 stepchildren), 1,014 grandchildren, 370 brothers or sisters, 616 parents, 794 other relatives, 764 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 3,531 (1,402 male householders (1,096 living alone)), 1,295 female householders (1,171 living alone)), 836 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 145

Size of family households: 3,683 2-persons, 1,556 3-persons, 806 4-persons, 835 5-persons, 157 6-persons, 153 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 2,268 1-person, 258 2-persons, 67 3-persons, 113 4-persons.

3,467 married couples with children.
1,769 single-parent households (899 men, 870 women).

89.1% of residents of San Jacinto speak English at home.
10.3% of residents speak Spanish at home (60% speak English very well, 26% speak English well, 12% speak English not well, 2% don't speak English at all).
0.3% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (100% speak English very well).
0.2% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (73% speak English very well, 27% speak English not well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $105,960,000 ($4,294 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $2,037,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $49,348,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $26,923,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $35,000
Federal grants: $27,024,000
Federal procurement contracts: $677,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $1,954,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $0,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $3,824,000
Federal Government insurance: $20,266,000

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

Births: 1,336
Here:

54 per 1000 residents
State:

85 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 1,166
Here:

47 per 1000 residents
State:

35 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +129
Here:

+5 per 1000 residents
State:

+29 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +2,312
Here:

+93 per 1000 residents
State:

+10 per 1000 residents

Population growth in San Jacinto County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 1.70 millions of gallons per day (94% from ground, 6% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.6
State:

6.2

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.7
State:

4.1

Year house built

  • 2014 or later: 277
  • 2010 to 2013: 434
  • 2000 to 2009: 2,591
  • 1990 to 1999: 2,944
  • 1980 to 1989: 2,662
  • 1970 to 1979: 2,883
  • 1960 to 1969: 535
  • 1950 to 1959: 405
  • 1940 to 1949: 319
  • 1939 or earlier: 303
Note: State values scaled to San Jacinto population
Rooms in houses/apartments in San Jacinto County, Texas
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to San Jacinto County population
  • 1 room: 3
  • 2 rooms: 121
  • 3 rooms: 406
  • 4 rooms: 1,044
  • 5 rooms: 2,412
  • 6 rooms: 2,054
  • 7 rooms: 1,403
  • 8 rooms: 540
  • 9+ rooms: 340
  • 1 room: 15
  • 2 rooms: 20
  • 3 rooms: 368
  • 4 rooms: 220
  • 5 rooms: 418
  • 6 rooms: 259
  • 7 rooms: 52
  • 8 rooms: 5
  • 9+ rooms: 77
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in San Jacinto County, Texas
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to San Jacinto County population
  • no bedroom: 3
  • 1 bedroom: 476
  • 2 bedrooms: 1,690
  • 3 bedrooms: 4,530
  • 4 bedrooms: 1,322
  • 5+ bedrooms: 282
  • no bedroom: 16
  • 1 bedroom: 160
  • 2 bedrooms: 543
  • 3 bedrooms: 499
  • 4 bedrooms: 222
  • 5+ bedrooms: 0
Cars and other vehicles available in San Jacinto County, Texas in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to San Jacinto County population
  • no vehicle: 260
  • 1 vehicle: 2,248
  • 2 vehicles: 3,467
  • 3 vehicles: 1,492
  • 4 vehicles: 493
  • 5+ vehicles: 419
  • no vehicle: 207
  • 1 vehicle: 777
  • 2 vehicles: 344
  • 3 vehicles: 96
  • 4 vehicles: 0
  • 5+ vehicles: 9

85% of San Jacinto County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 23% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 85% lived in Texas.

San Jacinto County:

84.6%
State average:

84.1%

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

  • This state: 20,022
  • Other state: 6,364
  • Northeast: 856
  • Midwest: 1,432
  • South: 2,774
  • West: 1,301

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in San Jacinto County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Electricity (75.4%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (19.1%)
  • Utility gas (1.8%)
  • Wood (1.6%)
  • No fuel used (0.7%)
  • Other fuel (0.1%)
  • Electricity (82.9%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (8.2%)
  • Utility gas (5.8%)
  • Wood (1.9%)
  • Other fuel (0.9%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 28
Here:

0.9%
Texas:

6.6%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 84
Here:

5.4%
Texas:

6.4%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 53
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)

San Jacinto County government finances - Expenditure in 2002:

  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $2,276,000
    Police Protection: $1,100,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $785,000
    General Public Buildings: $470,000
    Corrections - Other: $404,000
    Financial Administration: $400,000
    Solid Waste Management: $381,000
    Central Staff Services: $369,000
    Welfare - Other: $157,000
    Welfare, Vendor Payments for Medical Care: $97,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $86,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Transit Utilities: $12,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $244,000
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $2,849,000

San Jacinto County government finances - Revenue in 2002:

  • Charges - All Other: $1,029,000
    Solid Waste Management: $110,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - General Support: $71,000
    All Other: $13,000
  • Miscellaneous - Property Sale Other: $123,000
    Rents: $67,000
    Interest Earnings: $35,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $531,000
    General Support: $80,000
  • Tax - Property: $4,359,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $482,000
    Total General Sales: $186,000

San Jacinto County government finances - Debt in 2002:

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $1,800,000
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $1,700,000
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $100,000

San Jacinto County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002:

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $999,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 792
  • Number of aged recipients: 100
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 692
  • Number of recipients under 18: 107
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 482
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 203
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 317
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 332
San Jacinto County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

San Jacinto County Fatal accident statistics for 1995 - 2014
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Most common first names in San Jacinto County, TX among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James10269.9 years
John8873.8 years
Mary8375.9 years
William8272.5 years
Robert7070.5 years
Willie3872.5 years
George3774.9 years
Charles3773.6 years
Joe3175.7 years
Dorothy2972.7 years
Most common last names in San Jacinto County, TX among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson4577.4 years
Williams3974.9 years
Harrison3972.6 years
Smith3273.9 years
Jackson3076.6 years
Parker2569.7 years
Brown2278.6 years
Wilson2176.5 years
Walker2181.8 years
Roberts2071.6 years
Businesses in San Jacinto County, TX
NameCountNameCount
Church's Chicken1Subway2
FedEx1U-Haul2
SONIC Drive-In1

San Jacinto County on our top lists:

  • #69 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest surface withdrawal of fresh water for public supply"