County population in 2012: 1,475 (all rural); it was 1,693 in 2000 County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 135 County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 363 County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 560 Renter-occupied apartments: 144 (it was 153 in 2000)
% of renters here:
Land area: 919 sq. mi. Water area: 1.6 sq. mi.
Population density: 2 people per square mile
Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Stonewall County: 78.7 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Industries providing employment: Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (28.6%), Educational,health and social services (21.0%).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2009: $845 (1.8%) Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2009: $707 (1.2%)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2009: 14.6%
(13.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 25.3% for Black residents, 17.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 19.4% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents) Median age of residents in 2010: 46 years old
(Males: 45 years old, Females: 46 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 47 years old, Black residents: 36 years old, American Indian residents: 56 years old, Asian residents: 17 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 28 years old, Other race residents: 31 years old)
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Stonewall County is $375 a month. Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $484 a month. Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $692 a month.
Cemeteries: Old Glory Cemetery (1), Hooker Cemetery (2), Brazos Valley Cemetery (3), Mount Olive Cemetery (4), Aspermont Cemetery (5), Rayner Cemetery (6), Shadle Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map
Lakes and reservoirs: Deadmans Hole (A), Porter Lake (B), Parker Lake (C), Duda Lake (D), Keller Lake (E), Salt Branch Tank (F), River Tank (G), Moore Tank (H). Display/hide their locations on the map
Streams, rivers, and creeks: Bob Creek (A), Turkey Roost Creek (B), Willow Creek (C), Salt Branch (D), Wilfong Creek (E), Oleys Creek (F), Nicholson Creek (G), Moore Creek (H), Count Creek (I). Display/hide their locations on the map
Average size of farms: 1659 acres Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $28,574 Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $75.67 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: 66.21% Average total farm production expenses per farm: $35,218 Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 7.69% Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $47,935 The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 84.18% Average age of principal farm operators: 61 years Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 4.58 All wheat for grain: 25508 harvested acres Upland cotton: 7729 harvested acres
Stonewall County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly below Texas state average. It is 3.0 times below overall U.S. average.
Stonewall County-area historical earthquake activity is above Texas state average. It is 92% 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 32.7 miles away from the county center On 1/29/2008 at 10:24:53, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 40.0 miles away from the county center On 10/7/2007 at 13:54:21, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, 2.7 MD, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 94.1 miles away from the county center Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), local magnitude (ML)
Most recent natural disasters:
Texas Swenson Fire, Incident Period: April 9, 2011, Fire Management Assistance Declared: April 9, 2011, FEMA Id: FEMA-FM-2884, Natural disaster type: Fire
Texas Wildfires, Incident Period: March 14, 2008 to September 1, 2008, Emergency Declared (EM-3284): March 14, 2008, FEMA Id: FEMA-EM-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: FEMA-DR-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: FEMA-EM-3261, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
Texas Hurricane Katrina, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 1, 2005, Emergency Declared (EM-3216): September 2, 2005, FEMA Id: FEMA-EM-3216, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
Texas Extreme Fire Hazards, Incident Period: August 1, 1999 to December 10, 1999, Emergency Declared (EM-3142): September 1, 1999, FEMA Id: FEMA-EM-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: FEMA-EM-3113, Natural disaster type: Fire
The number of natural disasters in Stonewall County (7) is smaller than the US average (12). Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 1 Emergencies Declared: 5
Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (7%)
Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7%)
Material moving workers except laborers and material movers, hand (6%)
Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (5%)
Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)
Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (8%)
Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (7%)
Secretaries and administrative assistants (7%)
Health technologists and technicians (6%)
Registered nurses (5%)
Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (5%)
Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)
Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):
Most common first ancestries reported in Stonewall County (%):
United States or American (27%)
French (except Basque) (1%)
Means of transportation to work:
Drove a car alone: 535 (76%)
Carpooled: 133 (19%)
Bicycle: 2 (0%)
Walked: 15 (2%)
Other means: 6 (1%)
Worked at home: 17 (2%)
Owners and renters by unit type in %
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders
People in group quarters in Stonewall County, Texas in 2000:
35 people in nursing homes
4 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
2 people in wards in general hospitals for patients who have no usual home elsewhere
27 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2005 was $43,744.
10.91% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($35,245 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
10 or fewer of this county's residents relocated from other counties in Texas.
10 or fewer of this county's residents relocated from other states.
Percentage of residents relocating from other counties or countries
8.07% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($27,395 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
10 or fewer of this county's residents relocated to other counties in Texas.
10 or fewer of this county's residents relocated to other states.
Percentage of residents relocating to other counties or countries
Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 9.8 Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 12.1
Births per 1000 population in Stonewall County
Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 15.2 Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 15.6
Deaths per 1000 population in Stonewall County
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 4.8 Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 5.7
Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Stonewall County
Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2003: 384 (361 aged, 23 disabled) Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 18% Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 19%
Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 71.17 Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 11743.77 Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 854.090 Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 43985.77
General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 728.860 Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1239.070
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 72.89
Household type by relationship:
In family households: 1,228 (325 male householders, 101 female householders)
340 spouses, 376 children (332 natural, 10 adopted, 34 stepchildren), 30 grandchildren, 13 brothers or sisters, 9 parents, 8 other relatives, 21 non-relatives
In nonfamily households: 235 (97 male householders (90 living alone)), 119 female householders (110 living alone)), 19 nonrelatives
In group quarters: 27 (all institutionalized)
Size of family households: 227 2-persons, 91 3-persons, 67 4-persons, 23 5-persons, 14 6-persons, 4 7-or-more-persons.
87.5% of residents of Stonewall County speak English at home.
11.7% of residents speak Spanish at home (76% speak English very well, 12% speak English well, 10% speak English not well, 3% don't speak English at all).
0.4% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (100% speak English very well).
0.4% of residents speak other language at home (67% speak English very well, 33% speak English not well).
In fiscal year 2004:
Federal Government expenditure: $14,055,000 ($10004 per capita) Department of Defense expenditure: $79,000 Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $4,840,000 Federal other direct payments to individuals: $3,244,000 Federal direct payments not to individuals: $3,302,000 Federal grants: $2,075,000 Federal procurement contracts: $99,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense) Federal salaries and wages: $495,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense) Federal Government direct loans: $9,000 Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $76,000 Federal Government insurance: $1,687,000
Population change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005:
71 per 1000 residents
85 per 1000 residents
91 per 1000 residents
35 per 1000 residents
Net international migration: 0
0 per 1000 residents
+29 per 1000 residents
Net internal migration: -288
-210 per 1000 residents
+10 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Stonewall County
Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 0.00 millions of gallons per day (all from surface)
Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Median number of rooms in apartments:
Year house built
2005 or later: 0
2000 to 2004: 0
1990 to 1999: 8
1980 to 1989: 145
1970 to 1979: 136
1960 to 1969: 164
1950 to 1959: 215
1940 to 1949: 76
1939 or earlier: 178
Rooms in houses/apartments in Stonewall County, Texas
68% of Stonewall County residents lived in the same house 5 years ago. Out of people who lived in different houses, 53% lived in this county. Out of people who lived in different counties, 78% lived in Texas.
Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:
This state: 1479
Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $11,300
Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 4%
Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 6%
Year Householders Moved Into Unit:
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Stonewall County