Stonewall County, Texas (TX)

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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:

21%
State:

36%

Land area: 919 sq. mi.

Water area: 1.6 sq. mi.

Population density: 2 people per square mile   (very low).

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Stonewall County: 77.8 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (60.9%), Educational, health and social services (39.1%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 42%
  • Government: 0%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 58%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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Races in Stonewall County, Texas:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (80.9%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (14.0%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (2.6%)
  • Two or more races (1.3%)
  • Asian alone (0.9%)
Median resident age:  46.0 years
Texas median age:  33.0 years
Males: 717  (53.8%)
Females: 773  (46.2%)
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Average household size:
Stonewall County:

2.0 people
Texas:

3 people
Estimated median household income in 2013: $42,268 ($27,935 in 1999)

This county:

$42268
Texas:

$51704

Median contract rent in 2013 for apartments: $170 (lower quartile is $131, upper quartile is $267)
This county:

$170
State:

$711


Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $51,100 (it was $32,500 in 2000)
Stonewall:

$51,100
Texas:

$132,000
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $24,582 - $88,333

Mean price in 2013:

Detached houses: $109,708
Here:

$109,708
State:

$188,898

Mobile homes: $68,934
Here:

$68,934
State:

$60,009
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $786
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $353

Institutionalized population: 27

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


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

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Presidential Elections Results

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1996 Presidential Elections Results

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2012 Presidential Elections Results


Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $987 (1.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $682 (1.4%)

Stonewall County household income distribution in 2009 Stonewall County home values distribution Stonewall County contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 16.6%
(7.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Black residents, 42.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 81.7% for other race residents, 69.4% for two or more races residents)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 16.5%
Stonewall County:

16.5%
Texas:

17.5%
(7.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 102.0% for Black residents, 40.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 77.4% for other race residents, 69.0% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2013: 47 years old
(Males: 45 years old, Females: 51 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 51 years old, Black residents: 43 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 27 years old, Other race residents: 58 years old)

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.

Cities in this county include: Aspermont.

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Notable locations in this county outside city limits:

Notable locations in Stonewall County: Center View (A), Croton Pens (B), Ellis Pens (C), Fulbright Windmill (D), J M A Ranch (E), Lower Croton Windmill (F), North Camp (G), Oriana (H), Patterson Windmill (I), Perry Windmill (J), Salt Creek Windmill (K), Sherrod Windmill (L), Twin Windmills (M), Alkali Windmill (N), Gruyer Windmill (O), Headquarters Windmill (P), Murdock Windmill (Q), North Mountain Windmill (R), Salt Branch Windmill (S), Berta Bend Conglomerate Field (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Church in Stonewall County: Johnson Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

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

Neighboring counties: Dickens County , Fisher County , Haskell County , Jones County , Kent County , King County , Knox County .

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

3.5%
Texas:

5.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 23
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 71.0%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 12.6%

Number of foreign born residents: 34 (24% naturalized citizens)

Stonewall County:

2.0%
Whole state:

13.9%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1995 to March 2000: 1
  • 1990 to 1994: 14
  • 1985 to 1989: 0
  • 1980 to 1984: 0
  • 1975 to 1979: 9
  • 1970 to 1974: 4
  • 1970 to 1974: 0
  • 1965 to 1969: 6

Mean travel time to work (commute): 17.8 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 84.2%

Stonewall County marital status for males Stonewall County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:


Housing units in Stonewall County with a mortgage: 98 (0 second mortgage, 6 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 250

Here:

0.0% with mortgage
State:

64.2% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Stonewall County

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant9887
Mainline Protestant2561
Catholic1521
None94-
Stonewall 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: 1
Stonewall County:

7.09 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.


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

7.09 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.11 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 1
Stonewall County:

7.09 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.


Adult diabetes rate:
Stonewall County:

11.3%
Texas:

8.9%

Adult obesity rate:
Stonewall County:

26.2%
State:

26.6%

Agriculture in Stonewall County:

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

Tornado activity:

Stonewall County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly below Texas state average. It is 18227418.9 times below overall U.S. average.

Earthquake activity:

Stonewall County-area historical earthquake activity is above Texas state average. It is 59% 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 Stonewall 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 271.5 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 176.8 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, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 153.1 miles away from the county center
On 2/15/1974 at 13:33:49, a magnitude 4.6 (4.5 MB, 4.6 LG) earthquake occurred 233.2 miles away from Stonewall County center
On 9/6/1997 at 23:38:00, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 LG, 4.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 241.1 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:


The number of natural disasters in Stonewall County (7) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 1
Emergencies Declared: 5

Class of Workers

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females

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

  • Mexico (82%)
  • Syria (12%)

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

  • United States or American (27%)
  • Irish (9%)
  • German (9%)
  • English (8%)
  • Scotch-Irish (2%)
  • Scottish (1%)
  • French (except Basque) (1%)

Stonewall County mode of transportation to work chart

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 2010 was $42,238.

4.91% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($31,120 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.91%
Texas average:

7.14%


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



7.10% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($30,514 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.10%
Texas average:

6.69%


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 from 2007 to 2013: 12.6

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:

Households: 1,463

Size of family households: 227 2-persons, 91 3-persons, 67 4-persons, 23 5-persons, 14 6-persons, 4 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 200 1-person, 14 2-persons, 1 3-persons, 1 4-persons.

272 married couples with children.
73 single-parent households (22 men, 51 women).

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:

Births: 97
Here:

71 per 1000 residents
State:

85 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 125
Here:

91 per 1000 residents
State:

35 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: 0
Here:

0 per 1000 residents
State:

+29 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -288
Here -210 per 1000 residents
State +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:
Here:

5.4
State:

5.8

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.8
State:

3.8

Year house built

  • 2005 or later: 10
  • 2000 to 2004: 41
  • 1990 to 1999: 25
  • 1980 to 1989: 99
  • 1970 to 1979: 167
  • 1960 to 1969: 138
  • 1950 to 1959: 184
  • 1940 to 1949: 46
  • 1939 or earlier: 176
Rooms in houses/apartments in Stonewall County, Texas
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • 1 room: 3
  • 2 rooms: 3
  • 3 rooms: 19
  • 4 rooms: 95
  • 5 rooms: 187
  • 6 rooms: 144
  • 7 rooms: 65
  • 8 rooms: 24
  • 9+ rooms: 20
  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 11
  • 3 rooms: 17
  • 4 rooms: 36
  • 5 rooms: 48
  • 6 rooms: 24
  • 7 rooms: 8
  • 8 rooms: 6
  • 9+ rooms: 3
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Stonewall County, Texas
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 3
  • 1 bedroom: 23
  • 2 bedrooms: 174
  • 3 bedrooms: 314
  • 4 bedrooms: 42
  • 5+ bedrooms: 4
  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 24
  • 2 bedrooms: 62
  • 3 bedrooms: 54
  • 4 bedrooms: 10
  • 5+ bedrooms: 3
Cars and other vehicles available in Stonewall County, Texas in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 19
  • 1 vehicle: 186
  • 2 vehicles: 268
  • 3 vehicles: 67
  • 4 vehicles: 16
  • 5+ vehicles: 4
  • no vehicle: 20
  • 1 vehicle: 77
  • 2 vehicles: 40
  • 3 vehicles: 9
  • 4 vehicles: 7
  • 5+ vehicles: 0

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.

Stonewall County:

67.8%
State average:

51.6%

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

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
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (50.4%)
  • Electricity (43.2%)
  • Wood (5.2%)
  • Utility gas (0.9%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (49.7%)
  • Electricity (37.9%)
  • Other fuel (5.9%)
  • Utility gas (3.9%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1.3%)
  • Wood (1.3%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 0
Here:

0.0%
Texas:

6.8%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 18
Here:

14.4%
Texas:

6.2%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 9
Here:

39.1%
Texas:

15.4%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)

Stonewall County government finances - Expenditure in 2002:

  • Current Operations - Financial Administration: $1,484,000
    Regular Highways: $316,000
    Police Protection: $198,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $176,000
    General - Other: $116,000
    General Public Buildings: $67,000
    Central Staff Services: $66,000
    Health Services - Other: $66,000
    Parks & Recreation: $33,000
    Libraries: $17,000
    Fire Protection: $11,000
    Air Transportation: $5,000
    Welfare, Vendor Payments for Medical Care: $3,000
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $652,000

Stonewall County government finances - Revenue in 2002:

  • Charges - Parks & Recreation: $4,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $1,399,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $142,000
    Interest Earnings: $65,000
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $27,000
    Highways: $14,000
  • Tax - Property: $706,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $121,000

Stonewall County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002:

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $1,101,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

Stonewall County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1993
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Stonewall County Fatal accident statistics for 1994 - 2013
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Most common first names in Stonewall County, TX among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James1975.2 years
William1379.1 years
John1180.2 years
Joe1078.2 years
Mary1082.9 years
Charles979.1 years
Thomas973.2 years
Emma983.6 years
George976.2 years
Robert872.6 years
Most common last names in Stonewall County, TX among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith1979.0 years
Rash1182.4 years
Hill1172.0 years
Davis1178.4 years
Jones1075.1 years
Criswell1067.3 years
Gardner1073.5 years
Johnson866.2 years
Freeman870.4 years
Gholson875.6 years

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