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Stephens County, Texas (TX)

County population in 2016: 10,276 (61% urban, 39% rural); it was 9,674 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 1,147
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 1,552
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 2,649
Renter-occupied apartments: 966 (it was 1,012 in 2000)
% of renters here:

28%
State:

36%

Land area: 895 sq. mi.

Water area: 26.8 sq. mi.

Population density: 11 people per square mile   (low).

March 2019 cost of living index in Stephens County: 78.3 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Public administration (25.0%), Educational, health and social services (17.2%), Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (15.6%), Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (12.5%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 14%
  • Government: 52%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 33%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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  • Races in Stephens County, TX (2017)
    • 7,12973.7%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 2,44725.3%Hispanic or Latino
    • 2612.7%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 1331.4%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
    • 480.5%Asian alone
    • 460.5%Two or more races
    • 210.2%Some other race alone
Median resident age:

39.1 years
Texas median age:

34.7 years
Males: 5,561  (54.1%)
Females: 4,715  (45.9%)
Average household size:
Stephens County:

2.0 people
Texas:

3 people

Estimated median household income in 2017: $48,917 ($29,583 in 1999)
This county:

$48,917
Texas:

$59,206

Median contract rent in 2017 for apartments: $413 (lower quartile is $309, upper quartile is $563)
This county:

$413
State:

$843


Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $97,831 (it was $44,200 in 2000)
Stephens:

$97,831
Texas:

$172,200
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $49,644 - $167,904
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $991
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $440

Institutionalized population: 591

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 0
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 8
  • Burglaries: 22
  • Thefts: 28
  • Auto thefts: 3

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 1
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 7
  • Burglaries: 21
  • Thefts: 14
  • Auto thefts: 4
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 0 buildings
  • 1998: 1 building, cost: $86,000
  • 1999: 2 buildings, average cost: $18,000
  • 2000: 1 building, cost: $120,000
  • 2001: 0 buildings
  • 2002: 1 building, cost: $16,000
  • 2003: 0 buildings
  • 2004: 2 buildings, average cost: $130,000
  • 2005: 1 building, cost: $88,000
  • 2006: 1 building, cost: $85,000
  • 2007: 0 buildings
  • 2008: 1 building, cost: $14,000
  • 2009: 0 buildings
  • 2010: 3 buildings, average cost: $140,000
  • 2011: 2 buildings, average cost: $105,500
  • 2012: 3 buildings, average cost: $50,300
  • 2013: 0 buildings
  • 2014: 0 buildings
  • 2015: 2 buildings, average cost: $48,000
  • 2016: 2 buildings, average cost: $48,500
  • 2017: 0 buildings
Number of permits per 10,000 Stephens, TX residents
Average permit cost in Stephens, TX
Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,281 (1.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,178 (1.4%)

Distribution of median household income in Stephens, TX in 2017
Distribution of house value in Stephens, TX in 2017
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Stephens, TX in 2017
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 19.4%
Stephens County:

19.4%
Texas:

14.7%
(15.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 48.4% for Black residents, 32.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 14.0% for American Indian residents, 25.5% for other race residents, 19.8% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2017: 39.1 years old
(Males: 36.5 years old, Females: 43.0 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 46.6 years old, Black residents: 25.1 years old, American Indian residents: 31.0 years old, Asian residents: 37.2 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 25.5 years old, Other race residents: 24.0 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Stephens County is $368 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $484 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $666 a month.

Cities in this county include: Breckenridge.

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

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Notable locations in this county outside city limits:

Notable locations in Stephens County: Ibex Pumping Station (A), Hendrick Ranch (B), Ackers Ranch (C), Buck Nail Ranch (D), Bud Matthews (E), Chimney Creek Ranch (F), Cook Camp (G), Cook Ranch (H), Davis Ranch (I), Lueders Encampment (J), Nail Ranch (K), Palm Ranch (L), Spring Creek Ranch (M), The Old Jail Art Center (N). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Moran Cemetery (1), Greer Cemetery (2), Parrish Cemetery (3), Fort Griffin Cemetery (4), Lynch Cemetery (5), Johnson Cemetery (6), Rising Sun Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoirs: Vanzandt Lake Number 2 (A), Snyder Lake (B), Moran Lake (C), Diller Lake (D), De LaFosse Lake (E), Taylor Lake (F), McCarty Lake (G), Moran City Lake (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Brushy Branch (A), Bluff Creek (B), West Fork Spring Creek (C), Taylor Creek (D), Swager Creek (E), Snailum Creek (F), Shirley Branch (G), Reynolds Creek (H), Reynolds Branch (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Stephens County include: Fort Griffin State Park (1), Fort Griffin State Historical Park (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Neighboring counties: Dawson County , Eastland County , Gaines County , Haskell County , Kent County , Taylor County, Georgia .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

3.3%
Texas:

3.5%

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

Current college students: 346
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 78.0%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 17.8%

Number of foreign born residents: 741 (30.7% naturalized citizens)

Stephens County:

7.2%
Whole state:

17.1%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 532010 or later
  • 2792000 to 2009
  • 1271990 to 1999
  • 1231980 to 1989
  • 1081970 to 1979
  • 52Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 18.7 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 81.6%

Stephens County marital status for males Stephens County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 3,668
  • One, attached: 35
  • Two: 91
  • 3 or 4: 53
  • 5 to 9: 102
  • 10 to 19: 47
  • 20 or more: 85
  • Mobile homes: 1,050

Housing units in Stephens County with a mortgage: 968 (23 second mortgage, 6 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 1,751

Here:

99.9% with mortgage
State:

57.7% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Stephens County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant5,25220
Catholic1,2001
Mainline Protestant9885
Other32
None2,187-
Stephens 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
Stephens County:

2.11 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.



Number of convenience stores (with gas): 5
Stephens County:

5.27 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 6
This county:

6.32 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.13 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Stephens County:

9.6%
Texas:

8.9%

Adult obesity rate:
Stephens County:

27.0%
State:

26.6%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

11.8%
State:

15.7%

Agriculture in Stephens County:

Average size of farms: 984 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $20,132
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $32.07
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 0.00%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 94.32%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $15,846
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 3.62%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 0.31%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $24,455
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 91.72%
Average age of principal farm operators: 60 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 5.92
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 0.04%
All wheat for grain: 7590 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 208 acres

Tornado activity:

Stephens County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly below Texas state average. It is 5070022.2 times below overall U.S. average.

Earthquake activity:

Stephens County-area historical earthquake activity is near Texas state average. It is 73% 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 112.8 miles away from Stephens 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 315.4 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 249.0 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 192.9 miles away from the 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 144.0 miles away from Stephens 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 158.7 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 PK East Fire, Incident Period: April 16, 2011 to May 04, 2011, Fire Management Assistance Declared: April 16, 2011, FEMA Id: 2895, Natural disaster type: Fire
  • Texas PK West Fire, Incident Period: April 13, 2011 to May 12, 2011, Fire Management Assistance Declared: April 15, 2011, FEMA Id: 2888, Natural disaster type: Fire
  • Texas Hohertz Fire, Incident Period: April 09, 2011 to May 12, 2011, Fire Management Assistance Declared: April 16, 2011, FEMA Id: 2893, Natural disaster type: Fire
  • Texas Breckenridge Fire, Incident Period: April 09, 2009 to April 16, 2009, Fire Management Assistance Declared: April 10, 2009, FEMA Id: 2810, 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 Severe Storms, Tornadoes, and Flooding, Incident Period: June 16, 2007 to August 03, 2007, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1709: June 29, 2007, FEMA Id: 1709, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Texas Caddo II Fire Complex, Incident Period: August 18, 2006, Fire Management Assistance Declared: August 19, 2006, FEMA Id: 2667, Natural disaster type: Fire
  • Texas Caddo Fire, Incident Period: January 14, 2006, Fire Management Assistance Declared: January 15, 2006, FEMA Id: 2620, 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
  • 6 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Stephens County (16) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 5
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Fires: 9, Floods: 4, Storms: 4, Hurricanes: 3, Tornado: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Stephens

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 3,095 (86.5%)
  • Carpooled: 273 (7.6%)
  • Railroad: 26 (0.7%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 14 (0.4%)
  • Walked: 100 (2.8%)
  • Worked at home: 67 (1.9%)
Class of Workers in 2017
Most common industries in 2017 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2017


  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Health care and social assistance (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (3%)
  • Finance and insurance (3%)

Most common industries for females in 2017


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

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


  • Construction and extraction occupations (21%)
  • Management occupations (14%)
  • Transportation occupations (11%)
  • Material moving occupations (10%)
  • Production occupations (8%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (8%)
  • Sales and related occupations (6%)

Most common occupations for females in 2017


  • Office and administrative support occupations (20%)
  • Sales and related occupations (19%)
  • Management occupations (12%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (11%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (9%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (6%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (4%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Mexico (87%)
  • Philippines (4%)
  • Vietnam (1%)
  • Korea (1%)
  • Germany (0%)
  • England (0%)
  • Scotland (0%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Stephens County


  • American (15%)
  • Irish (4%)
  • German (4%)
  • English (3%)
  • Scottish (2%)
  • French (except Basque) (1%)
  • British (1%)

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

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

  • 514 people in state prisons
  • 118 people in nursing homes
  • 17 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)

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

  • 486 people in state prisons
  • 88 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 17 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $46,264.

5.44% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($47,019 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.44%
Texas average:

7.43%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
5.44% relocated from other counties in Texas ($47,019 average AGI)
1.15% relocated from other states ($14,882 average AGI)
Stephens County:

1.15%
Texas average:

2.52%

Residents relocating <b>from</b> other counties or countries


6.51% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($37,113 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.51%
Texas average:

7.26%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
5.11% relocated to other counties in Texas ($30,995 average AGI)
1.40% relocated to other states ($6,118 average AGI)
Stephens County:

1.40%
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 Taylor County, TX  0.70% ($38,048 average AGI)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 13.2
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 13.9

Births per 1000 population in Stephens County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 13.5
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 11.9
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 12.4

Deaths per 1000 population in Stephens County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 9.8
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 3.3

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Stephens County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 28.2%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 16.4%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Stephens County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Stephens County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Stephens County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Stephens County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Stephens County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Stephens County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 1,855 (1,595 aged, 260 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 441 (19%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

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

  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (303)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (136)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (58)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (43)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (24)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (21)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 21%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 21%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 10.5
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 10,931
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 347
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 64,633

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,339
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,443
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 10

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 31
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 115

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 10

Crimes per 100,000 population in 1996: 1

Household type by relationship:

Households: 10,276
  • In family households: 8,382 (1,305 male householders, 1,053 female householders)
    1,987 spouses, 3,025 children (2,744 natural, 28 adopted, 252 stepchildren), 258 grandchildren, 114 brothers or sisters, 201 parents, 265 other relatives, 176 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 1,247 (535 male householders (437 living alone)), 560 female householders (525 living alone)), 146 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 629

Size of family households: 1,189 2-persons, 479 3-persons, 411 4-persons, 180 5-persons, 102 6-persons, 4 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 963 1-person, 131 2-persons.

1,475 married couples with children.
517 single-parent households (68 men, 449 women).

80.1% of residents of Stephens speak English at home.
18.5% of residents speak Spanish at home (57% speak English very well, 24% speak English well, 18% 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).
1.1% of residents speak other language at home (100% speak English very well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $52,269,000 ($5,489 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $1,278,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $23,965,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $16,660,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $501,000
Federal grants: $9,280,000
Federal procurement contracts: $479,000 ($96,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $1,385,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $0,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $562,000
Federal Government insurance: $9,479,000

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

Births: 688
Here:

72 per 1000 residents
State:

85 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 569
Here:

60 per 1000 residents
State:

35 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +66
Here:

+7 per 1000 residents
State:

+29 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -282
Here -29 per 1000 residents
State +10 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Stephens County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 11.29 millions of gallons per day (all from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.6
State:

6.2

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.1
State:

4.1

Year house built in Stephens County, Texas
  • Year house built in Stephens County, Texas
  • 02014 or later
  • 1512010 to 2013
  • 3082000 to 2009
  • 6521990 to 1999
  • 7331980 to 1989
  • 8391970 to 1979
  • 5441960 to 1969
  • 6671950 to 1959
  • 5101940 to 1949
  • 5131939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Stephens County, Texas
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Stephens County, Texas
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Stephens County, Texas
  • 41 room
  • 392 rooms
  • 453 rooms
  • 2654 rooms
  • 8865 rooms
  • 6686 rooms
  • 3657 rooms
  • 2468 rooms
  • 1459+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Stephens County, Texas
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Stephens County, Texas
  • 01 room
  • 282 rooms
  • 2163 rooms
  • 2284 rooms
  • 1705 rooms
  • 896 rooms
  • 117 rooms
  • 118 rooms
  • 119+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Stephens County, Texas
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Stephens County, Texas
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Stephens County, Texas
  • 3no bedroom
  • 641 bedroom
  • 5922 bedrooms
  • 1,6173 bedrooms
  • 3044 bedrooms
  • 605+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Stephens County, Texas
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Stephens County, Texas
  • 0no bedroom
  • 2021 bedroom
  • 4092 bedrooms
  • 1403 bedrooms
  • 154 bedrooms
  • 05+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Stephens County, Texas in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Stephens County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Stephens County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 92no vehicle
  • 7141 vehicle
  • 1,1082 vehicles
  • 5323 vehicles
  • 1794 vehicles
  • 495+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Stephens County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Stephens County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 109no vehicle
  • 4271 vehicle
  • 2102 vehicles
  • 173 vehicles
  • 04 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles

82.8% of Stephens County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 31% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 88% lived in Texas.

Stephens County:

82.8%
State average:

84.3%

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

  • This state: 7,888
  • Other state: 1,539
  • Northeast: 77
  • Midwest: 477
  • South: 386
  • West: 608
Year householders moved into unit in Stephens County, TX
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Stephens County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 57.5%Electricity
  • 28.7%Utility gas
  • 7.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 3.0%Wood
  • 2.5%No fuel used
  • 0.4%Other fuel
  • 0.2%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 61.8%Electricity
  • 33.6%Utility gas
  • 2.2%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.5%No fuel used
  • 0.4%Wood

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 29
Here:

3.1%
Texas:

6.5%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 129
Here:

21.0%
Texas:

6.3%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 0
Here:

0.0%
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

Stephens County government finances - Expenditure in 2012:

  • Charges - Other: $143,000
    Hospital Public: $70,000
    Air Transportation: $11,000
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $4,004,000
    Correctional Institutions: $915,000
    Regular Highways: $719,000
    Central Staff Services: $553,000
    Police Protection: $503,000
    Hospitals: $418,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $410,000
    Financial Administration: $272,000
    Corrections - Other: $230,000
    General Public Buildings: $187,000
    Health - Other: $72,000
    Libraries: $30,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Medical Care: $20,000
    Air Transportation: $11,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $125,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $346,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Air Transportation: $120,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $4,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $8,910,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $8,000,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $910,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $570,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $155,000
    Royalties: $131,000
    Interest Earnings: $14,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $31,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,187,000
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - Beginning: $25,000
    End of Fiscal Year: $13,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $289,000
    Highways: $15,000
    General Local Government Support: $7,000
  • Tax - Property: $6,543,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $421,000
    Other: $6,000
    Other License: $2,000
    Other Selective Sales: $1,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $2,008,000

Stephens County government finances - Revenue in 2012:

  • Charges - Other: $143,000
    Hospital Public: $70,000
    Air Transportation: $11,000
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $4,004,000
    Correctional Institutions: $915,000
    Regular Highways: $719,000
    Central Staff Services: $553,000
    Police Protection: $503,000
    Hospitals: $418,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $410,000
    Financial Administration: $272,000
    Corrections - Other: $230,000
    General Public Buildings: $187,000
    Health - Other: $72,000
    Libraries: $30,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Medical Care: $20,000
    Air Transportation: $11,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $125,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $346,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Air Transportation: $120,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $4,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $8,910,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $8,000,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $910,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $570,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $155,000
    Royalties: $131,000
    Interest Earnings: $14,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $31,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,187,000
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - Beginning: $25,000
    End of Fiscal Year: $13,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $289,000
    Highways: $15,000
    General Local Government Support: $7,000
  • Tax - Property: $6,543,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $421,000
    Other: $6,000
    Other License: $2,000
    Other Selective Sales: $1,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $2,008,000

Stephens County government finances - Debt in 2012:

  • Charges - Other: $143,000
    Hospital Public: $70,000
    Air Transportation: $11,000
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $4,004,000
    Correctional Institutions: $915,000
    Regular Highways: $719,000
    Central Staff Services: $553,000
    Police Protection: $503,000
    Hospitals: $418,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $410,000
    Financial Administration: $272,000
    Corrections - Other: $230,000
    General Public Buildings: $187,000
    Health - Other: $72,000
    Libraries: $30,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Medical Care: $20,000
    Air Transportation: $11,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $125,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $346,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Air Transportation: $120,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $4,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $8,910,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $8,000,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $910,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $570,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $155,000
    Royalties: $131,000
    Interest Earnings: $14,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $31,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,187,000
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - Beginning: $25,000
    End of Fiscal Year: $13,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $289,000
    Highways: $15,000
    General Local Government Support: $7,000
  • Tax - Property: $6,543,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $421,000
    Other: $6,000
    Other License: $2,000
    Other Selective Sales: $1,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $2,008,000

Stephens County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012:

  • Charges - Other: $143,000
    Hospital Public: $70,000
    Air Transportation: $11,000
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $4,004,000
    Correctional Institutions: $915,000
    Regular Highways: $719,000
    Central Staff Services: $553,000
    Police Protection: $503,000
    Hospitals: $418,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $410,000
    Financial Administration: $272,000
    Corrections - Other: $230,000
    General Public Buildings: $187,000
    Health - Other: $72,000
    Libraries: $30,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Medical Care: $20,000
    Air Transportation: $11,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $125,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $346,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Air Transportation: $120,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $4,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $8,910,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $8,000,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $910,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $570,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $155,000
    Royalties: $131,000
    Interest Earnings: $14,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $31,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,187,000
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - Beginning: $25,000
    End of Fiscal Year: $13,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $289,000
    Highways: $15,000
    General Local Government Support: $7,000
  • Tax - Property: $6,543,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $421,000
    Other: $6,000
    Other License: $2,000
    Other Selective Sales: $1,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $2,008,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 238
  • Number of aged recipients: 33
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 205
  • Number of recipients under 18: 32
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 152
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 54
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 92
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 104
Most common first names in Stephens County, TX among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary3478.1 years
James3374.5 years
Robert2873.1 years
John2376.8 years
William2274.9 years
Dorothy1978.9 years
George1673.5 years
Betty1468.1 years
Billy1463.3 years
Ruth1284.3 years
Most common last names in Stephens County, TX among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Jones1578.4 years
Brown1479.6 years
Williams1469.8 years
King1271.8 years
Davis1182.3 years
Smith1180.4 years
Walker1072.6 years
Harris1083.4 years
Miller976.7 years
Harrison979.2 years
Businesses in Stephens County, TX
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven2McDonald's1
Ace Hardware1Nike1
CVS1SONIC Drive-In1
Chevrolet1Subway1
FedEx2U-Haul1
H&R Block1UPS1
Lane Furniture1Walmart1

Stephens County on our top lists:

  • #84 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for Romney (Republican) in the 2012 Presidential Election"