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Scurry County, Texas (TX)

County population in 2019: 17,540 (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: 19 people per square mile   (low).

March 2019 cost of living index in Scurry County: 78.1 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (18.0%), Educational, health and social services (16.8%), Retail trade (13.5%), Construction (11.4%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 74%
  • Government: 15%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 11%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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  • Races in Scurry County, TX (2019)
    • 9,07552.0%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 7,15741.0%Hispanic or Latino
    • 8194.7%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 3191.8%Two or more races
    • 540.3%Asian alone
    • 320.2%Some other race alone
    • 40.02%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
Median resident age:

36.9 years
Texas median age:

35.1 years
Males: 9,509  (54.2%)
Females: 8,031  (45.8%)
Average household size:
Scurry County:

2.0 people
Texas:

3 people

Estimated median household income in 2019: $56,222 ($31,646 in 1999)
This county:

$56,222
Texas:

$64,034

Median contract rent in 2019 for apartments: $638 (lower quartile is $449, upper quartile is $797)
This county:

$638
State:

$929


Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $99,329 (it was $45,000 in 2000)
Scurry:

$99,329
Texas:

$200,400
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $56,842 - $174,396

Mean price in 2019:

Detached houses: $201,098
Here:

$201,098
State:

$268,991

Townhouses or other attached units: $45,182
Here:

$45,182
State:

$268,635

Mobile homes: $43,264
Here:

$43,264
State:

$94,014

Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,254
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $428

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:

  • 1997: 5 buildings, average cost: $89,100
  • 1998: 5 buildings, average cost: $89,100
  • 1999: 5 buildings, average cost: $63,000
  • 2000: 8 buildings, average cost: $33,500
  • 2001: 1 building, cost: $1,725,000
  • 2002: 2 buildings, average cost: $165,000
  • 2003: 1 building, cost: $245,800
  • 2004: 4 buildings, average cost: $88,700
  • 2005: 7 buildings, average cost: $123,400
  • 2006: 10 buildings, average cost: $137,000
  • 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
  • 2015: 6 buildings, average cost: $163,500
  • 2016: 8 buildings, average cost: $193,300
  • 2017: 8 buildings, average cost: $193,300
  • 2018: 12 buildings, average cost: $51,600
  • 2019: 3 buildings, average cost: $266,700
Number of permits per 10,000 Scurry, TX residents
Average permit cost in Scurry, TX
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $2,245 (1.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $1,031 (1.4%)

Distribution of median household income in Scurry, TX in 2019
Distribution of house value in Scurry, TX in 2019
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Scurry, TX in 2019
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 13.3%
Scurry County:

13.3%
Texas:

13.6%
(9.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 10.1% for Black residents, 17.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 10.3% for other race residents, 41.5% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2019: 36.9 years old
(Males: 36.8 years old, Females: 36.8 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 43.7 years old, Black residents: 43.0 years old, American Indian residents: 36.9 years old, Asian residents: 20.9 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 28.3 years old, Other race residents: 29.0 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 November 2020:
Here:

9.3%
Texas:

8.0%

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

Current college students: 704
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 79.1%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 16.7%

Number of foreign born residents: 1,134 (49.7% naturalized citizens)

Scurry County:

6.5%
Whole state:

17.1%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 5682010 or later
  • 1452000 to 2009
  • 1981990 to 1999
  • 1631980 to 1989
  • 1271970 to 1979
  • 24Before 1970

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: 5,951
  • One, attached: 72
  • Two: 220
  • 3 or 4: 213
  • 5 to 9: 135
  • 10 to 19: 7
  • 20 to 49: 54
  • 50 or more: 52
  • Mobile homes: 647
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 30

Housing units in Scurry County with a mortgage: 1,698 (0 second mortgage, 96 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 2,947

Here:

33.3% with mortgage
State:

56.1% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Scurry County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
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 significantly above Texas state average. It is 387% greater 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 9/11/2011 at 12:27:44, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 15.7 miles away from the county center
On 11/6/2011 at 03:53:10, a magnitude 5.7 (5.7 MW, Depth: 3.2 mi) earthquake occurred 310.5 miles away from Scurry County center
On 3/26/2020 at 15:16:27, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MW, Depth: 5.9 mi) earthquake occurred 192.3 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 Covid-19 Pandemic, Incident Period: January 20, 2020, FEMA Id: 4485, Natural disaster type: Other
  • 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 (9) is smaller than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 2
Emergencies Declared: 5
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Scurry

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 6,412 (82.5%)
  • Carpooled: 1,078 (13.9%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 64 (0.8%)
  • Bicycle: 76 (1.0%)
  • Walked: 91 (1.2%)
  • Worked at home: 50 (0.6%)
Class of Workers in 2019
Most common industries in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2019


  • Educational services (13%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Health care and social assistance (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (5%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)

Most common industries for females in 2019


  • Educational services (19%)
  • Retail trade (16%)
  • Health care and social assistance (13%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)

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


  • Construction and extraction occupations (21%)
  • Production occupations (11%)
  • Material moving occupations (10%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (9%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Transportation occupations (8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)

Most common occupations for females in 2019


  • Office and administrative support occupations (22%)
  • Educational instruction, and library occupations (12%)
  • Sales and related occupations (11%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (10%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (8%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (6%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Mexico (82%)
  • Ghana (5%)
  • Other Caribbean (3%)
  • Philippines (2%)
  • Other South Central Asia (2%)
  • Cuba (1%)
  • England (1%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Scurry County


  • American (7%)
  • English (3%)
  • Irish (3%)
  • German (2%)
  • European (1%)
  • Italian (1%)
  • Scotch-Irish (1%)

Owners and renters by unit type
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 $65,724.

5.16% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($47,600 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.16%
Texas average:

7.43%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
4.19% relocated from other counties in Texas ($38,617 average AGI)
0.96% relocated from other states ($8,986 average AGI)
Scurry County:

0.96%
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 Lubbock County, TX  0.56% ($50,156 average AGI)
from Mitchell County, TX  0.35% ($33,550)


7.44% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($45,640 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.44%
Texas average:

7.26%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
6.23% relocated to other counties in Texas ($39,548 average AGI)
1.21% relocated to other states ($6,092 average AGI)
Scurry County:

1.21%
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 Lubbock County, TX  0.65% ($53,579 average AGI)
to Taylor County, TX  0.44% ($47,962)
to Mitchell County, TX  0.36% ($34,667)
to Midland County, TX  0.36% ($56,381)

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 2019: 9.8

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 population in Scurry County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2018: 19.4%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2018: 11.8%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Scurry County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Scurry County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Scurry County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Scurry County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Scurry County
Population under 19 years 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 Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

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

  • Other ill-defined and unspecified causes of mortality (204)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (112)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (95)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (92)
  • Unspecified dementia (89)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (86)
  • Alzheimer disease, unspecified (24)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (11)

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: 17,540
  • Male householders: 3,149 (882 living alone), Female householders: 2,971 (925 living alone)
  • 3,257 spouses (3,231 opposite-sex spouses), 280 unmarried partners, (278 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 4,670 children (4,101 natural, 338 adopted, 240 stepchildren), 398 grandchildren, 120 brothers or sisters, 93 parents, 0 foster children, 169 other relatives, 451 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 1,925

Size of family households: 1,837 2-persons, 848 3-persons, 817 4-persons, 300 5-persons, 157 6-persons, 130 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 1,807 1-person, 179 2-persons, 8 4-persons, 40 7-or-more-persons.

2,535 married couples with children.
1,132 single-parent households (624 men, 508 women).

73.7% of residents of Scurry speak English at home.
26.2% of residents speak Spanish at home (84% speak English very well, 9% speak English well, 6% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).
0.1% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (100% speak English very well).
0.3% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (100% speak English very well).
0.1% of residents speak other language at home (71% speak English very well, 29% speak English 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:

5.7
State:

6.3

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.4
State:

4.1

Year house built in Scurry County, Texas
  • Year house built in Scurry County, Texas
  • 1352014 or later
  • 2012010 to 2013
  • 2542000 to 2009
  • 5091990 to 1999
  • 9251980 to 1989
  • 1,0181970 to 1979
  • 1,5311960 to 1969
  • 1,8691950 to 1959
  • 4041940 to 1949
  • 4501939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Scurry County, Texas
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Scurry County, Texas
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Scurry County, Texas
  • 01 room
  • 632 rooms
  • 553 rooms
  • 5344 rooms
  • 1,4595 rooms
  • 1,1596 rooms
  • 5787 rooms
  • 4558 rooms
  • 2899+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Scurry County, Texas
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Scurry County, Texas
  • 191 room
  • 272 rooms
  • 4083 rooms
  • 3454 rooms
  • 4695 rooms
  • 1106 rooms
  • 577 rooms
  • 618 rooms
  • 59+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Scurry County, Texas
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Scurry County, Texas
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Scurry County, Texas
  • 2no bedroom
  • 1071 bedroom
  • 9212 bedrooms
  • 2,7563 bedrooms
  • 7154 bedrooms
  • 685+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Scurry County, Texas
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Scurry County, Texas
  • 19no bedroom
  • 4951 bedroom
  • 4472 bedrooms
  • 4703 bedrooms
  • 854 bedrooms
  • 05+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Scurry County, Texas in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Scurry County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Scurry County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 94no vehicle
  • 1,3251 vehicle
  • 1,9092 vehicles
  • 8423 vehicles
  • 3534 vehicles
  • 625+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Scurry County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Scurry County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 194no vehicle
  • 7821 vehicle
  • 4452 vehicles
  • 743 vehicles
  • 244 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles

88.3% of Scurry County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 32% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 90% lived in Texas.

Scurry County:

88.3%
State average:

84.4%

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

  • This state: 13,645
  • Other state: 2,624
  • Northeast: 132
  • Midwest: 562
  • South: 936
  • West: 1,007
Year householders moved into unit in Scurry County, TX
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Scurry County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 44.8%Electricity
  • 38.0%Utility gas
  • 16.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.5%Wood
  • 0.4%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 52.6%Electricity
  • 42.9%Utility gas
  • 3.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.9%Other fuel
  • 0.3%Wood

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 208
Here:

10.3%
Texas:

7.0%

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

0.7%
Texas:

6.6%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 60
Here:

8.1%
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

Scurry County government finances - Expenditure in 2017:

  • Charges - Hospital Public: $30,000,000
    Other: $1,690,000
    Parks and Recreation: $157,000
    Air Transportation: $150,000
  • Construction - Hospitals: $3,000,000
    Air Transportation: $30,000
  • Current Operations - Hospitals: $32,000,000
    Regular Highways: $3,543,000
    Correctional Institutions: $2,587,000
    Health - Other: $2,373,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $2,319,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,770,000
    Parks and Recreation: $1,621,000
    Police Protection: $931,000
    Financial Administration: $920,000
    Corrections - Other: $799,000
    General - Other: $544,000
    Libraries: $452,000
    General Public Buildings: $401,000
    Air Transportation: $319,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $178,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $141,000
    Water Utilities: $48,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,977,000
  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $25,345,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $17,895,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $8,500,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,050,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $1,351,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $1,270,000
    Rents: $63,000
    Interest Earnings: $57,000
    Sale of Property: $2,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Health - Other: $202,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $15,342,000
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $59,000
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - End of Fiscal Year: $2,750,000
    Beginning: $1,500,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,532,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $1,290,000
    Other: $942,000
    General Local Government Support: $96,000
    Health and Hospitals: $8,000
  • Tax - Property: $17,496,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $1,586,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $603,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $13,800,000

Scurry County government finances - Revenue in 2017:

  • Charges - Hospital Public: $30,000,000
    Other: $1,690,000
    Parks and Recreation: $157,000
    Air Transportation: $150,000
  • Construction - Hospitals: $3,000,000
    Air Transportation: $30,000
  • Current Operations - Hospitals: $32,000,000
    Regular Highways: $3,543,000
    Correctional Institutions: $2,587,000
    Health - Other: $2,373,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $2,319,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,770,000
    Parks and Recreation: $1,621,000
    Police Protection: $931,000
    Financial Administration: $920,000
    Corrections - Other: $799,000
    General - Other: $544,000
    Libraries: $452,000
    General Public Buildings: $401,000
    Air Transportation: $319,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $178,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $141,000
    Water Utilities: $48,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,977,000
  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $25,345,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $17,895,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $8,500,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,050,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $1,351,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $1,270,000
    Rents: $63,000
    Interest Earnings: $57,000
    Sale of Property: $2,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Health - Other: $202,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $15,342,000
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $59,000
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - End of Fiscal Year: $2,750,000
    Beginning: $1,500,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,532,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $1,290,000
    Other: $942,000
    General Local Government Support: $96,000
    Health and Hospitals: $8,000
  • Tax - Property: $17,496,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $1,586,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $603,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $13,800,000

Scurry County government finances - Debt in 2017:

  • Charges - Hospital Public: $30,000,000
    Other: $1,690,000
    Parks and Recreation: $157,000
    Air Transportation: $150,000
  • Construction - Hospitals: $3,000,000
    Air Transportation: $30,000
  • Current Operations - Hospitals: $32,000,000
    Regular Highways: $3,543,000
    Correctional Institutions: $2,587,000
    Health - Other: $2,373,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $2,319,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,770,000
    Parks and Recreation: $1,621,000
    Police Protection: $931,000
    Financial Administration: $920,000
    Corrections - Other: $799,000
    General - Other: $544,000
    Libraries: $452,000
    General Public Buildings: $401,000
    Air Transportation: $319,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $178,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $141,000
    Water Utilities: $48,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,977,000
  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $25,345,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $17,895,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $8,500,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,050,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $1,351,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $1,270,000
    Rents: $63,000
    Interest Earnings: $57,000
    Sale of Property: $2,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Health - Other: $202,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $15,342,000
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $59,000
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - End of Fiscal Year: $2,750,000
    Beginning: $1,500,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,532,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $1,290,000
    Other: $942,000
    General Local Government Support: $96,000
    Health and Hospitals: $8,000
  • Tax - Property: $17,496,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $1,586,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $603,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $13,800,000

Scurry County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017:

  • Charges - Hospital Public: $30,000,000
    Other: $1,690,000
    Parks and Recreation: $157,000
    Air Transportation: $150,000
  • Construction - Hospitals: $3,000,000
    Air Transportation: $30,000
  • Current Operations - Hospitals: $32,000,000
    Regular Highways: $3,543,000
    Correctional Institutions: $2,587,000
    Health - Other: $2,373,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $2,319,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,770,000
    Parks and Recreation: $1,621,000
    Police Protection: $931,000
    Financial Administration: $920,000
    Corrections - Other: $799,000
    General - Other: $544,000
    Libraries: $452,000
    General Public Buildings: $401,000
    Air Transportation: $319,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $178,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $141,000
    Water Utilities: $48,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,977,000
  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $25,345,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $17,895,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $8,500,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,050,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $1,351,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $1,270,000
    Rents: $63,000
    Interest Earnings: $57,000
    Sale of Property: $2,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Health - Other: $202,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $15,342,000
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $59,000
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - End of Fiscal Year: $2,750,000
    Beginning: $1,500,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,532,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $1,290,000
    Other: $942,000
    General Local Government Support: $96,000
    Health and Hospitals: $8,000
  • Tax - Property: $17,496,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $1,586,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $603,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $13,800,000

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
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