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Somervell County, Texas (TX)

County population in 2016: 9,106 (all rural); it was 6,809 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 1,293
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 1,063
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 1,821
Renter-occupied apartments: 722 (it was 617 in 2000)
% of renters here:

25%
State:

36%

Land area: 187 sq. mi.

Water area: 4.7 sq. mi.

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

March 2019 cost of living index in Somervell County: 81.8 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Manufacturing (77.4%), Educational, health and social services (11.3%), Public administration (11.3%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 24%
  • Government: 21%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 55%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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  • Races in Somervell County, TX (2017)
    • 6,930101.8%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 1,77526.1%Hispanic or Latino
    • 540.8%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 470.7%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 460.7%Two or more races
    • 350.5%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
    • 50.07%Some other race alone
Median resident age:

41.3 years
Texas median age:

34.7 years
Males: 4,482  (49.2%)
Females: 4,624  (50.8%)
Average household size:
Somervell County:

2.0 people
Texas:

3 people

Estimated median household income in 2017: $54,700 ($39,404 in 1999)
This county:

$54,700
Texas:

$59,206

Median contract rent in 2017 for apartments: $737 (lower quartile is $580, upper quartile is $973)
This county:

$737
State:

$843


Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $194,998 (it was $88,100 in 2000)
Somervell:

$194,998
Texas:

$172,200
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $126,264 - $304,216
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,428
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $404

Institutionalized population: 157

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

  • Murders: 2
  • Rapes: 1
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 9
  • Burglaries: 33
  • Thefts: 97
  • Auto thefts: 11

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 1
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 6
  • Burglaries: 81
  • Thefts: 64
  • Auto thefts: 6
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 10 buildings, average cost: $108,200
  • 1998: 10 buildings, average cost: $100,200
  • 1999: 20 buildings, average cost: $89,800
  • 2000: 6 buildings, average cost: $80,000
  • 2001: 11 buildings, average cost: $81,800
  • 2002: 12 buildings, average cost: $81,800
  • 2003: 50 buildings, average cost: $129,800
  • 2004: 18 buildings, average cost: $131,000
  • 2005: 24 buildings, average cost: $148,500
  • 2006: 70 buildings, average cost: $159,000
  • 2007: 55 buildings, average cost: $170,500
  • 2008: 43 buildings, average cost: $177,500
  • 2009: 29 buildings, average cost: $177,500
  • 2010: 8 buildings, average cost: $175,600
  • 2011: 8 buildings, average cost: $175,600
  • 2012: 6 buildings, average cost: $210,000
  • 2013: 6 buildings, average cost: $172,500
  • 2014: 18 buildings, average cost: $171,200
  • 2015: 9 buildings, average cost: $210,400
  • 2016: 11 buildings, average cost: $210,200
  • 2017: 14 buildings, average cost: $209,300
Number of permits per 10,000 Somervell, TX residents
Average permit cost in Somervell, TX
Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $2,304 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,439 (1.0%)

Distribution of median household income in Somervell, TX in 2017
Distribution of house value in Somervell, TX in 2017
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Somervell, TX in 2017
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 15.5%
Somervell County:

15.5%
Texas:

14.7%
(15.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 85.7% for Black residents, 17.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 86.2% for American Indian residents, 13.7% for other race residents, 13.2% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2017: 41.3 years old
(Males: 41.4 years old, Females: 41.3 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 46.4 years old, Black residents: 56.3 years old, American Indian residents: 10.7 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 28.5 years old, Other race residents: 28.8 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Somervell County is $420 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $497 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $635 a month.

Cities in this county include: Glen Rose.

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

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Neighboring counties: Bleckley County, Georgia , Ellis County , Lee County, Georgia , McIntosh County, Georgia , Quitman County, Georgia , Sumter County, Georgia , Upson County, Georgia .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

3.7%
Texas:

3.5%

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

Current college students: 263
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 83.6%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 20.1%

Number of foreign born residents: 592 (48.5% naturalized citizens)

Somervell County:

6.5%
Whole state:

17.1%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 02010 or later
  • 2112000 to 2009
  • 801990 to 1999
  • 911980 to 1989
  • 1191970 to 1979
  • 25Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 27.1 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 67.4%

Somervell County marital status for males Somervell County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 2,815
  • Two: 70
  • 3 or 4: 19
  • 5 to 9: 50
  • 10 to 19: 29
  • 20 to 49: 18
  • 50 or more: 15
  • Mobile homes: 862

Housing units in Somervell County with a mortgage: 1,160 (13 second mortgage, 28 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 1,241

Here:

50.0% with mortgage
State:

57.7% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Somervell County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant2,46317
Mainline Protestant8331
Catholic1851
Other1-
None5,008-
Somervell 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: 3
Somervell County:

3.88 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.


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

1.29 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.11 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 9
Somervell County:

11.63 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 6
This county:

7.75 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.13 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Somervell County:

9.5%
Texas:

8.9%

Adult obesity rate:
Somervell County:

26.5%
State:

26.6%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

15.4%
State:

15.7%

Agriculture in Somervell County:

Average size of farms: 249 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $5,975
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $77.04
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 74.38%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $9,463
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 7.99%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 0.73%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $15,661
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 93.22%
Average age of principal farm operators: 56 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 8.16
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 0.17%
Vegetables: 14 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 664 acres

Earthquake activity:

Somervell County-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Texas state average. It is 78% 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 183.7 miles away from Somervell 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 358.7 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, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 183.4 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 312.7 miles away from the county center
On 1/18/1995 at 15:51:39, a magnitude 4.2 (4.0 LG, 4.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 175.1 miles away from Somervell County center
On 4/28/1998 at 14:13:01, a magnitude 4.2 (3.9 MB, 4.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 179.5 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, 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 Big Trickle Ranch Fire, Incident Period: March 11, 2011 to March 17, 2011, Fire Management Assistance Declared: March 12, 2011, FEMA Id: 2870, Natural disaster type: Fire
  • Texas Wildfires, Incident Period: March 14, 2008 to September 01, 2008, Emergency Declared EM-3284: March 14, 2008, FEMA Id: 3284, Natural disaster type: Fire
  • Texas Hurricane 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 Loss of the Space Shuttle Columbia, Incident Period: February 01, 2003, Emergency Declared EM-3171: February 01, 2003, FEMA Id: 3171, Natural disaster type: Other
  • 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
  • 3 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Somervell County (13) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 5, Fires: 4, Floods: 4, Hurricanes: 3, Tornadoes: 3, Wind: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Somervell

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 4,173 (84.6%)
  • Carpooled: 583 (11.8%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 9 (0.2%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 46 (0.9%)
  • Walked: 38 (0.8%)
  • Worked at home: 50 (1.0%)
Class of Workers in 2017
Most common industries in 2017 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2017


  • Accommodation and food services (16%)
  • Health care and social assistance (13%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Retail trade (4%)
  • Utilities (4%)

Most common industries for females in 2017


  • Accommodation and food services (20%)
  • Health care and social assistance (16%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Other services, except public administration (9%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Retail trade (5%)
  • Utilities (5%)

Most common occupations in 2017 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2017


  • Construction and extraction occupations (23%)
  • Production occupations (12%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (8%)
  • Transportation occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (7%)
  • Sales and related occupations (6%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (5%)

Most common occupations for females in 2017


  • Office and administrative support occupations (16%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (13%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (10%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (8%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (7%)
  • Production occupations (6%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Mexico (79%)
  • Spain (10%)
  • Oceania, n.e.c. (3%)
  • England (1%)
  • Canada (1%)
  • Colombia (1%)
  • Norway (0%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Somervell County


  • American (19%)
  • English (9%)
  • German (8%)
  • Irish (6%)
  • Scotch-Irish (3%)
  • European (2%)
  • Norwegian (2%)

Owners and renters by unit type
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

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

  • 81 people in orthopedic wards and institutions for the physically handicapped
  • 55 people in nursing homes
  • 15 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 6 people in homes for the mentally retarded

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

  • 152 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 130 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 5 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $72,429.

8.97% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($59,783 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.97%
Texas average:

7.43%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
8.20% relocated from other counties in Texas ($54,322 average AGI)
0.77% relocated from other states ($5,457 average AGI)
Somervell County:

0.77%
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 Hood County, TX  1.78% ($55,283 average AGI)
from Tarrant County, TX  1.28% ($64,342)
from Johnson County, TX  1.08% ($54,719)


8.51% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($56,821 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.51%
Texas average:

7.26%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
7.74% relocated to other counties in Texas ($52,802 average AGI)
0.78% relocated to other states ($4,020 average AGI)
Somervell County:

0.78%
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 Hood County, TX  2.13% ($59,714 average AGI)
to Johnson County, TX  0.78% ($74,913)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 13.4
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 12.8

Births per 1000 population in Somervell County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 9.5
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 10.4
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 9.5

Deaths per 1000 population in Somervell County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 6.3

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Somervell County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 22.8%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 17.1%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Somervell County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Somervell County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Somervell County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Somervell County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Somervell County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Somervell County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 1,144 (1,005 aged, 139 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 464 (24%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

Most common underlying causes of death in Somervell County, Texas in 1999 - 2014:

  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (93)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (51)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (50)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (33)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (21)

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

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 13.42
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 10,331
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 215
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 86,006

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,148
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 858

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 16
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 145

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

Household type by relationship:

Households: 9,106
  • In family households: 7,846 (1,431 male householders, 1,126 female householders)
    1,915 spouses, 2,514 children (2,222 natural, 203 adopted, 96 stepchildren), 292 grandchildren, 0 brothers or sisters, 89 parents, 111 other relatives, 338 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 931 (274 male householders (220 living alone)), 523 female householders (449 living alone)), 130 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 326

Size of family households: 1,008 2-persons, 465 3-persons, 822 4-persons, 98 5-persons, 144 6-persons, 27 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 669 1-person, 118 2-persons, 10 3-persons.

1,316 married couples with children.
443 single-parent households (107 men, 336 women).

86.6% of residents of Somervell speak English at home.
13.2% of residents speak Spanish at home (45% speak English very well, 23% speak English well, 18% speak English not well, 14% don't speak English at all).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $28,216,000 ($3,786 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $809,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $15,041,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $7,361,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $41,000
Federal grants: $4,418,000
Federal procurement contracts: $241,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $1,114,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $0,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $1,761,000
Federal Government insurance: $7,685,000

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

Births: 477
Here:

63 per 1000 residents
State:

85 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 398
Here:

53 per 1000 residents
State:

35 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +59
Here:

+8 per 1000 residents
State:

+29 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +652
Here:

+86 per 1000 residents
State:

+10 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Somervell County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 0.45 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.6
State:

6.2

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

5.1
State:

4.1

Year house built in Somervell County, Texas
  • Year house built in Somervell County, Texas
  • 422014 or later
  • 802010 to 2013
  • 1,0262000 to 2009
  • 5291990 to 1999
  • 7441980 to 1989
  • 4511970 to 1979
  • 2721960 to 1969
  • 1831950 to 1959
  • 1801940 to 1949
  • 2141939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Somervell County, Texas
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Somervell County, Texas
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Somervell County, Texas
  • 131 room
  • 182 rooms
  • 1403 rooms
  • 3874 rooms
  • 5665 rooms
  • 4576 rooms
  • 3877 rooms
  • 1648 rooms
  • 2409+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Somervell County, Texas
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Somervell County, Texas
  • 01 room
  • 272 rooms
  • 433 rooms
  • 1694 rooms
  • 3985 rooms
  • 1526 rooms
  • 857 rooms
  • 98 rooms
  • 639+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Somervell County, Texas
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Somervell County, Texas
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Somervell County, Texas
  • 29no bedroom
  • 351 bedroom
  • 5762 bedrooms
  • 1,1573 bedrooms
  • 5204 bedrooms
  • 455+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Somervell County, Texas
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Somervell County, Texas
  • 0no bedroom
  • 971 bedroom
  • 2402 bedrooms
  • 5383 bedrooms
  • 214 bedrooms
  • 655+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Somervell County, Texas in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Somervell County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Somervell County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 34no vehicle
  • 5401 vehicle
  • 9292 vehicles
  • 6903 vehicles
  • 964 vehicles
  • 1215+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Somervell County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Somervell County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 47no vehicle
  • 2451 vehicle
  • 5202 vehicles
  • 1453 vehicles
  • 04 vehicles
  • 345+ vehicles

85.8% of Somervell County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 38% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 90% lived in Texas.

Somervell County:

85.8%
State average:

84.3%

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

  • This state: 6,043
  • Other state: 2,280
  • Northeast: 250
  • Midwest: 669
  • South: 889
  • West: 463
Year householders moved into unit in Somervell County, TX
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Somervell County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 70.6%Electricity
  • 19.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 8.5%Utility gas
  • 1.6%Wood
  • 0.4%Other fuel
  • 0.3%Solar energy
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 65.1%Electricity
  • 16.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 12.6%Utility gas
  • 3.2%Wood

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 11
Here:

1.1%
Texas:

6.5%

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

0.0%
Texas:

6.3%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 25
Here:

9.4%
Texas:

15.0%

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

Somervell County government finances - Expenditure in 2016:

  • Charges - Hospital Public: $21,414,000
    Parks and Recreation: $1,496,000
    Other: $190,000
    Solid Waste Management: $6,000
  • Current Operations - Hospitals: $22,345,000
    Police Protection: $3,218,000
    Parks and Recreation: $3,045,000
    Regular Highways: $1,483,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,411,000
    Financial Administration: $835,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $696,000
    Health - Other: $684,000
    Local Fire Protection: $656,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Medical Care: $537,000
    Correctional Institutions: $510,000
    General Public Buildings: $335,000
    Libraries: $250,000
    Corrections - Other: $202,000
    General - Other: $201,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $120,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $87,000
    Solid Waste Management: $34,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $626,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $57,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $13,055,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $12,775,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $280,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $518,000
    Interest Earnings: $295,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $242,000
    Sale of Property: $31,000
    Rents: $13,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Local Fire Protection: $592,000
    Regular Highways: $169,000
    Police Protection: $147,000
    Parks and Recreation: $73,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $41,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $20,000
    Financial Administration: $3,000
    Central Staff Services: $2,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $7,722,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $146,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $569,000
    Highways: $11,000
    General Local Government Support: $11,000
  • Tax - Property: $12,719,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $304,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $5,736,000

Somervell County government finances - Revenue in 2016:

  • Charges - Hospital Public: $21,414,000
    Parks and Recreation: $1,496,000
    Other: $190,000
    Solid Waste Management: $6,000
  • Current Operations - Hospitals: $22,345,000
    Police Protection: $3,218,000
    Parks and Recreation: $3,045,000
    Regular Highways: $1,483,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,411,000
    Financial Administration: $835,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $696,000
    Health - Other: $684,000
    Local Fire Protection: $656,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Medical Care: $537,000
    Correctional Institutions: $510,000
    General Public Buildings: $335,000
    Libraries: $250,000
    Corrections - Other: $202,000
    General - Other: $201,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $120,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $87,000
    Solid Waste Management: $34,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $626,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $57,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $13,055,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $12,775,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $280,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $518,000
    Interest Earnings: $295,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $242,000
    Sale of Property: $31,000
    Rents: $13,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Local Fire Protection: $592,000
    Regular Highways: $169,000
    Police Protection: $147,000
    Parks and Recreation: $73,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $41,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $20,000
    Financial Administration: $3,000
    Central Staff Services: $2,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $7,722,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $146,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $569,000
    Highways: $11,000
    General Local Government Support: $11,000
  • Tax - Property: $12,719,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $304,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $5,736,000

Somervell County government finances - Debt in 2016:

  • Charges - Hospital Public: $21,414,000
    Parks and Recreation: $1,496,000
    Other: $190,000
    Solid Waste Management: $6,000
  • Current Operations - Hospitals: $22,345,000
    Police Protection: $3,218,000
    Parks and Recreation: $3,045,000
    Regular Highways: $1,483,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,411,000
    Financial Administration: $835,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $696,000
    Health - Other: $684,000
    Local Fire Protection: $656,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Medical Care: $537,000
    Correctional Institutions: $510,000
    General Public Buildings: $335,000
    Libraries: $250,000
    Corrections - Other: $202,000
    General - Other: $201,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $120,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $87,000
    Solid Waste Management: $34,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $626,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $57,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $13,055,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $12,775,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $280,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $518,000
    Interest Earnings: $295,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $242,000
    Sale of Property: $31,000
    Rents: $13,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Local Fire Protection: $592,000
    Regular Highways: $169,000
    Police Protection: $147,000
    Parks and Recreation: $73,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $41,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $20,000
    Financial Administration: $3,000
    Central Staff Services: $2,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $7,722,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $146,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $569,000
    Highways: $11,000
    General Local Government Support: $11,000
  • Tax - Property: $12,719,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $304,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $5,736,000

Somervell County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016:

  • Charges - Hospital Public: $21,414,000
    Parks and Recreation: $1,496,000
    Other: $190,000
    Solid Waste Management: $6,000
  • Current Operations - Hospitals: $22,345,000
    Police Protection: $3,218,000
    Parks and Recreation: $3,045,000
    Regular Highways: $1,483,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,411,000
    Financial Administration: $835,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $696,000
    Health - Other: $684,000
    Local Fire Protection: $656,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Medical Care: $537,000
    Correctional Institutions: $510,000
    General Public Buildings: $335,000
    Libraries: $250,000
    Corrections - Other: $202,000
    General - Other: $201,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $120,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $87,000
    Solid Waste Management: $34,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $626,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $57,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $13,055,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $12,775,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $280,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $518,000
    Interest Earnings: $295,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $242,000
    Sale of Property: $31,000
    Rents: $13,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Local Fire Protection: $592,000
    Regular Highways: $169,000
    Police Protection: $147,000
    Parks and Recreation: $73,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $41,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $20,000
    Financial Administration: $3,000
    Central Staff Services: $2,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $7,722,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $146,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $569,000
    Highways: $11,000
    General Local Government Support: $11,000
  • Tax - Property: $12,719,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $304,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $5,736,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 112
  • Number of aged recipients: 20
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 92
  • Number of recipients under 18: 17
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 63
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 32
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 45
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 39
Most common first names in Somervell County, TX among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William4876.1 years
James3770.8 years
John3174.4 years
Mary3183.1 years
Robert1669.5 years
Dorothy1577.9 years
Ruby1581.8 years
Charles1475.0 years
George1473.8 years
Billy1366.9 years
Most common last names in Somervell County, TX among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Williams1675.0 years
Wilson1583.5 years
West1468.7 years
Moore1380.6 years
Osborn1279.1 years
Stewart1274.5 years
Smith1174.5 years
Davis1176.6 years
Taylor1082.6 years
Thompson973.9 years
Businesses in Somervell County, TX
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1La Quinta1
Best Western1SONIC Drive-In1
Burger King1Subway1
FedEx1U-Haul2
H&R Block1UPS1
Holiday Inn1