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Scurry County, Texas (TX)

County population in 2016: 17,896 (68% urban, 32% rural); it was 16,361 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 1,985
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 2,326
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 4,255
Renter-occupied apartments: 1,527 (it was 1,501 in 2000)
% of renters here:

26%
State:

36%

Land area: 902 sq. mi.

Water area: 5.0 sq. mi.

Population density: 20 people per square mile   (low).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Scurry County: 79.6 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (31.6%), Educational, health and social services (22.6%), Public administration (15.5%), Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing (14.2%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 73%
  • Government: 13%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 14%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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Races in Scurry County, Texas:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (53.6%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (39.9%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (4.8%)
  • Two or more races (1.2%)
Median resident age:  35.7 years
Texas median age:  34.5 years
Males: 9,668  (54.0%)
Females: 8,228  (46.0%)
Average household size:
Scurry County:

2.0 people
Texas:

3 people
Estimated median household income in 2016: $57,530 ($31,646 in 1999)

This county:

$57,530
Texas:

$56,565

Median contract rent in 2016 for apartments: $685 (lower quartile is $459, upper quartile is $871)
This county:

$685
State:

$809


Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $101,178 (it was $45,000 in 2000)
Scurry:

$101,178
Texas:

$161,500
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $50,611 - $186,368

Mean price in 2016:

Detached houses: $187,450
Here:

$187,450
State:

$230,570

Townhouses or other attached units: $41,971
Here:

$41,971
State:

$227,239

Mobile homes: $44,259
Here:

$44,259
State:

$80,655
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,006
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $401

Institutionalized population: 1,397

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 1
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 12
  • Burglaries: 24
  • Thefts: 48
  • Auto thefts: 5

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 0
  • Robberies: 1
  • Assaults: 4
  • Burglaries: 20
  • Thefts: 38
  • Auto thefts: 7
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2007: 4 buildings, average cost: $122,500
  • 2008: 8 buildings, average cost: $168,200
  • 2009: 3 buildings, average cost: $183,300
  • 2010: 50 buildings, average cost: $98,000
  • 2011: 49 buildings, average cost: $98,000
  • 2012: 51 buildings, average cost: $98,000
  • 2013: 4 buildings, average cost: $243,200
  • 2014: 8 buildings, average cost: $150,000

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: $1,891 (1.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $1,048 (1.3%)

Scurry County household income distribution in 2009 Scurry County home values distribution Scurry County contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 7.6%
Scurry County:

7.6%
Texas:

15.6%
(6.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 2.6% for Black residents, 10.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 13.9% for other race residents, 15.3% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2016: 35.7 years old
(Males: 35.6 years old, Females: 35.8 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 43.1 years old, Black residents: 34.9 years old, American Indian residents: 33.3 years old, Asian residents: 21.0 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 27.7 years old, Other race residents: 38.0 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Scurry County is $378 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $484 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $704 a month.

Cities in this county include: Snyder, Fluvanna-Sharon Ridge, Hermleigh.

Scurry 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:

River: Delaware River (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Neighboring counties: Monroe County, Mississippi , Culberson County , Tuscaloosa County, Alabama , Hudspeth County , Loving County , Lynn County .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

3.8%
Texas:

4.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 704
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 80.5%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 15.8%

Number of foreign born residents: 752 (30.7% naturalized citizens)

Scurry County:

4.2%
Whole state:

17.0%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 2010 or later: 69
  • 2000 to 2009: 78
  • 1990 to 1999: 240
  • 1980 to 1989: 163
  • 1970 to 1979: 127
  • Before 1970: 24
Note: State values scaled to Scurry County population

Mean travel time to work (commute): 16.0 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 88.8%

Scurry County marital status for males Scurry County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 5,773
  • One, attached: 79
  • Two: 166
  • 3 or 4: 322
  • 5 to 9: 102
  • 10 to 19: 6
  • 20 to 49: 40
  • 50 or more: 8
  • Mobile homes: 857
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 9

Housing units in Scurry County with a mortgage: 1,719 (8 second mortgage, 35 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 2,690

Here:

33.3% with mortgage
State:

57.8% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Scurry County

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant7,34830
Catholic2,3163
Mainline Protestant1,0218
Black Protestant1871
Other1792
None5,870-
Scurry 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
Scurry County:

1.25 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.



Number of convenience stores (with gas): 11
Scurry County:

6.88 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 14
This county:

8.76 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.13 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Scurry County:

8.9%
Texas:

8.9%

Adult obesity rate:
Scurry County:

26.4%
State:

26.6%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

15.1%
State:

15.7%

Agriculture in Scurry County:

Average size of farms: 838 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $34,164
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $88.89
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 0.47%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 60.48%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $30,263
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 18.13%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 2.17%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $33,922
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 91.54%
Average age of principal farm operators: 59 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 4.92
All wheat for grain: 7540 harvested acres
Upland cotton: 66596 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 54 acres

Earthquake activity:

Scurry County-area historical earthquake activity is above Texas state average. It is 50% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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 26.1 miles away from Scurry 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 218.9 miles away from the county center
On 1/2/1992 at 11:45:35, a magnitude 5.0 (4.6 MB, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 127.1 miles away from the county center
On 2/15/1974 at 13:33:49, a magnitude 4.6 (4.5 MB, 4.6 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 263.9 miles away from the county center
On 12/19/2005 at 20:27:40, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, 4.1 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 209.2 miles away from Scurry County center
On 1/29/2008 at 10:24:53, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 15.9 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 Winter Storms, Tornadoes, Straight-line Winds, and Flooding, Incident Period: December 26, 2016 to January 21, 2016, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4255: February 09, 2016, FEMA Id: 4255, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm, Tornado, Flood, Wind
  • 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 Scurry Complex Fire, Incident Period: February 23, 2008 to February 29, 2008, Fire Management Assistance Declared: February 23, 2008, FEMA Id: 2744, Natural disaster type: Fire
  • Texas Hurricane Rita, Incident Period: September 23, 2005 to October 14, 2005, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1606: September 24, 2005, FEMA Id: 1606, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Texas Hurricane Rita, Incident Period: September 20, 2005 to October 14, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3261: September 21, 2005, FEMA Id: 3261, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Texas Hurricane Katrina, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 01, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3216: September 02, 2005, FEMA Id: 3216, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Texas Extreme Fire Hazards, Incident Period: August 01, 1999 to December 10, 1999, Emergency Declared EM-3142: September 01, 1999, FEMA Id: 3142, Natural disaster type: Fire
  • Texas Extreme Fire Hazard, Incident Period: August 30, 1993 to November 15, 1993, Emergency Declared EM-3113: September 10, 1993, FEMA Id: 3113, Natural disaster type: Fire

The number of natural disasters in Scurry County (8) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 2
Emergencies Declared: 5

Class of Workers in 2016 (%)

Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Health care and social assistance (19%)
  • Retail trade (16%)
  • Educational services (16%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (4%)
  • Public administration (3%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (3%)
  • Health care and social assistance (24%)
  • Retail trade (20%)
  • Educational services (20%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (5%)
  • Public administration (4%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (4%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (24%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (12%)
  • Transportation occupations (10%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Production occupations (7%)
  • Sales and related occupations (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (22%)
  • Sales and related occupations (12%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (10%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (9%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (9%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (5%)

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

  • Mexico (77%)
  • El Salvador (5%)
  • Ghana (3%)
  • Guatemala (3%)
  • Laos (3%)
  • Other South Central Asia (2%)
  • England (2%)

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

  • American (17%)
  • Irish (4%)
  • English (3%)
  • German (3%)
  • Italian (1%)
  • French (except Basque) (0%)
  • Scottish (0%)

Scurry County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 6,605 (80.2%)
  • Carpooled: 1,176 (14.3%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 10 (0.1%)
  • Subway or elevated: 26 (0.3%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 69 (0.8%)
  • Bicycle: 58 (0.7%)
  • Walked: 80 (1.0%)
  • Worked at home: 170 (2.1%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

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


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

  • 1,312 people in state prisons
  • 164 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 126 people in nursing homes
  • 36 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 24 people in wards in general hospitals for patients who have no usual home elsewhere

People in group quarters in Scurry County, Texas in 2010:

  • 1,296 people in state prisons
  • 244 people in college/university student housing
  • 83 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 61 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 40 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $56,361.

6.60% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($36,247 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.60%
Texas average:

7.14%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
5.05% relocated from other counties in Texas ($28,307 average AGI)
1.56% relocated from other states ($7,940 average AGI)
Scurry County:

1.56%
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 Lubbock County, TX  0.63% ($19,545 average AGI)
from Howard County, TX  0.28% ($37,400)
from Mitchell County, TX  0.28% ($23,867)
from Taylor County, TX  0.28% ($38,267)
from Nolan County, TX  0.27% ($36,214)
from Midland County, TX  0.25% ($38,385)
from Dallas County, TX  0.21% ($45,636)


6.90% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($37,715 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.90%
Texas average:

6.69%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
5.79% relocated to other counties in Texas ($31,882 average AGI)
1.12% relocated to other states ($5,833 average AGI)
Scurry County:

1.12%
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 Lubbock County, TX  0.57% ($37,867 average AGI)
to Taylor County, TX  0.40% ($21,571)
to Midland County, TX  0.38% ($48,300)
to Mitchell County, TX  0.38% ($37,350)
to Nolan County, TX  0.30% ($25,250)
to Ector County, TX  0.26% ($36,714)
to Tom Green County, TX  0.23% ($12,917)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 13.3
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 14.2

Births per 1000 population in Scurry County

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

Deaths per 1000 population in Scurry County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 4.9
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 4.9

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Scurry County

Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 23.0%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 14.7%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Scurry County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19

Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Scurry County


Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 2,710 (2,354 aged, 356 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 599 (15%)

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 Scurry County, Texas in 1999 - 2014:

  • Other ill-defined and unspecified causes of mortality (193)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (152)
  • Unspecified dementia (152)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (146)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (145)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (131)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (64)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (26)
  • Congestive heart failure (25)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (22)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 19%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 19%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 6.22
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 8,692
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 454
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 47,370

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,394
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,061
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 12

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 33
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 105

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 12

Household type by relationship:

Households: 17,896
  • In family households: 13,698 (2,146 male householders, 1,896 female householders)
    3,189 spouses, 5,212 children (4,520 natural, 242 adopted, 451 stepchildren), 412 grandchildren, 24 brothers or sisters, 143 parents, 281 other relatives, 357 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 2,318 (1,083 male householders (977 living alone)), 940 female householders (824 living alone)), 290 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 1,847

Size of family households: 1,901 2-persons, 813 3-persons, 790 4-persons, 365 5-persons, 117 6-persons, 53 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 1,799 1-person, 192 2-persons, 19 3-persons, 7 4-persons.

2,790 married couples with children.
1,277 single-parent households (638 men, 639 women).

73.4% of residents of Scurry speak English at home.
25.8% of residents speak Spanish at home (76% speak English very well, 12% speak English well, 10% speak English not well, 2% don't speak English at all).
0.2% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (100% speak English very well).
0.4% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (64% speak English very well, 27% speak English not well, 8% don't speak English at all).
0.2% of residents speak other language at home (100% speak English very well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $90,692,000 ($5,639 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $1,179,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $35,886,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $24,849,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $7,309,000
Federal grants: $19,873,000
Federal procurement contracts: $518,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $2,258,000 ($100,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $87,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $3,134,000
Federal Government insurance: $6,407,000

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

Births: 1,190
Here:

73 per 1000 residents
State:

85 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 910
Here:

56 per 1000 residents
State:

35 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +78
Here:

+5 per 1000 residents
State:

+29 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -476
Here -29 per 1000 residents
State +10 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Scurry County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 11.83 millions of gallons per day (3% from ground, 97% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.6
State:

6.2

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.5
State:

4.1

Year house built

  • 2014 or later: 36
  • 2010 to 2013: 197
  • 2000 to 2009: 314
  • 1990 to 1999: 361
  • 1980 to 1989: 831
  • 1970 to 1979: 1,289
  • 1960 to 1969: 1,364
  • 1950 to 1959: 1,912
  • 1940 to 1949: 623
  • 1939 or earlier: 339
Note: State values scaled to Scurry population
Rooms in houses/apartments in Scurry County, Texas
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Scurry County population
  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 31
  • 3 rooms: 32
  • 4 rooms: 549
  • 5 rooms: 1,368
  • 6 rooms: 1,173
  • 7 rooms: 638
  • 8 rooms: 269
  • 9+ rooms: 289
  • 1 room: 93
  • 2 rooms: 20
  • 3 rooms: 366
  • 4 rooms: 356
  • 5 rooms: 538
  • 6 rooms: 163
  • 7 rooms: 90
  • 8 rooms: 35
  • 9+ rooms: 11
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Scurry County, Texas
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Scurry County population
  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 77
  • 2 bedrooms: 931
  • 3 bedrooms: 2,578
  • 4 bedrooms: 719
  • 5+ bedrooms: 30
  • no bedroom: 92
  • 1 bedroom: 348
  • 2 bedrooms: 558
  • 3 bedrooms: 549
  • 4 bedrooms: 129
  • 5+ bedrooms: 2
Cars and other vehicles available in Scurry County, Texas in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Scurry County population
  • no vehicle: 94
  • 1 vehicle: 1,070
  • 2 vehicles: 1,998
  • 3 vehicles: 814
  • 4 vehicles: 291
  • 5+ vehicles: 98
  • no vehicle: 159
  • 1 vehicle: 696
  • 2 vehicles: 688
  • 3 vehicles: 88
  • 4 vehicles: 39
  • 5+ vehicles: 4

86% of Scurry County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 25% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 95% lived in Texas.

Scurry County:

85.9%
State average:

84.1%

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

  • This state: 14,069
  • Other state: 2,891
  • Northeast: 432
  • Midwest: 574
  • South: 926
  • West: 966

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Scurry County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Electricity (44.9%)
  • Utility gas (39.2%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (13.1%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1.1%)
  • Wood (0.3%)
  • Other fuel (0.3%)
  • Electricity (50.4%)
  • Utility gas (41.1%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (4.8%)
  • No fuel used (0.9%)
  • Wood (0.7%)
  • Other fuel (0.2%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 102
Here:

4.7%
Texas:

6.6%

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

0.0%
Texas:

6.4%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 129
Here:

15.3%
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)

Scurry County government finances - Expenditure in 2006:

  • Construction - Parks and Recreation: $532,000
    Water Utilities: $176,000
  • Current Operations - Hospitals: $15,665,000
    Regular Highways: $1,320,000
    Corrections - Other: $1,013,000
    Parks and Recreation: $853,000
    Correctional Institutions: $831,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $776,000
    Central Staff Services: $548,000
    Police Protection: $511,000
    General - Other: $506,000
    Financial Administration: $401,000
    Health - Other: $305,000
    Air Transportation: $289,000
    General Public Buildings: $274,000
    Libraries: $230,000
    Local Fire Protection: $79,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Medical Care: $76,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $71,000
    Water Utilities: $69,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $51,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $584,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $161,000
    Central Staff Services: $136,000
    Financial Administration: $89,000
    Parks and Recreation: $50,000
    Police Protection: $49,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $38,000
    Air Transportation: $34,000
    General Public Building: $10,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $10,000
    Libraries: $5,000
    Corrections - Other: $3,000
    Health - Other: $2,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $1,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $8,958,000

Scurry County government finances - Revenue in 2006:

  • Charges - Hospital Public: $15,103,000
    All Other: $837,000
    Air Transportation: $143,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $773,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $552,000
    Interest Earnings: $419,000
    Royalties: $106,000
    Rents: $68,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $43,000
    General Revenue, NEC: $23,000
    Sale of Property: $7,000
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $38,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $1,035,000
    All Other: $895,000
    General Local Government Support: $57,000
    Highways: $22,000
  • Tax - Property: $4,508,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $2,626,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $623,000
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $7,000

Scurry County government finances - Debt in 2006:

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $8,790,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $8,610,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $180,000

Scurry County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006:

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $11,189,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,402,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 380
  • Number of aged recipients: 63
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 317
  • Number of recipients under 18: 59
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 212
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 109
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 171
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 151
Scurry County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
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Scurry County Fatal accident statistics for 1995 - 2014
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Most common first names in Scurry County, TX among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John10774.4 years
James9874.1 years
Mary9780.4 years
William8477.5 years
Robert6470.9 years
Joe4172.7 years
Willie3979.0 years
George3874.7 years
Ruby3479.4 years
Charles3375.8 years
Most common last names in Scurry County, TX among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith6378.2 years
Jones5778.5 years
Davis4975.3 years
Thompson4573.5 years
Williams3879.0 years
Brown3680.6 years
Taylor3578.0 years
Martin3381.3 years
Johnson2971.3 years
Lee2774.1 years
Businesses in Scurry County, TX
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven2Holiday Inn1
AutoZone1La-Z-Boy1
Baymont Inn1Long John Silver's1
Best Western1McDonald's1
Burger King1RadioShack1
CVS1SONIC Drive-In1
Chevrolet1Subway1
ColorTyme1True Value1
Days Inn1U-Haul1
FedEx1UPS2
Ford1Walmart1
H&R Block1