County population in 2012: 917 (all rural); it was 1,081 in 2000 County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 93 County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 213 County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 344 Renter-occupied apartments: 124 (it was 99 in 2000)
% of renters here:
Land area: 2358 sq. mi. Water area: 0.0 sq. mi.
Population density: 0 people per square mile
Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Terrell County: 79.8 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Industries providing employment: Public administration (21.1%), Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (15.0%), Construction (12.3%), Educational,health and social services (12.3%), Arts,entertainment,recreation,accommodation and food services (10.9%).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2009: $559 (0.9%) Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2009: $171 (0.4%)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2009: 14.2%
(4.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 21.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 63.0% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents) Median age of residents in 2010: 44 years old
(Males: 42 years old, Females: 45 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 46 years old, Black residents: 45 years old, American Indian residents: 48 years old, Asian residents: 17 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 40 years old, Other race residents: 34 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 Terrell County is $425 a month. Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $484 a month. Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $628 a month.
Notable locations in this county outside city limits:
Notable locations in Terrell County: Cinco de Mayo Ranch (A), Circle Dot Ranch (B), Corder Ranch (C), Cripple Goose Windmill (D), Dead Man Windmill (E), Dry Creek Ranch (F), East Martin Windmill (G), Farm Tank Windmill (H), Harkey Windmill (I), Harkey-Banner Windmill (J), Harkins Ranch (K), Mitchell Ranch (L), Monroe Ranch (M), Oasis Ranch (N), Seventeen Ranch (O), Watts Ranch (P), Word Ranch (Q), Big Canyon Ranch (R), Elders Ranch (S), Gatlin Ranch (T). Display/hide their locations on the map
Reservoirs: Roden Lake (A), Soil Conservation Service Site 8 Reservoir (B), Soil Conservation Service Site 9 Reservoir (C), Soil Conservation Service Site 7 Reservoir (D), Soil Conservation Service Site 10 Reservoir (E). Display/hide their locations on the map
Creeks: Antonio Creek (A), Prairie Creek (B), Magoy Creek (C), San Francisco Creek (D), Sanderson Creek (E), Pony Creek (F), Persimmon Creek (G), McKay Creek (H), Indian Creek (I). Display/hide their locations on the map
Average size of farms: 18593 acres Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $51,256 The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 0.00% Average total farm production expenses per farm: $88,541 Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $43,870 The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 84.21% Average age of principal farm operators: 57 years Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 0.51
Terrell County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly below Texas state average. It is 4.8 times below overall U.S. average.
Terrell County-area historical earthquake activity is above Texas state average. It is 92% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
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, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 74.2 miles away from the county center On 4/15/1995 at 14:33:29, a magnitude 4.0 (4.0 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 71.6 miles away from the county center On 4/15/1998 at 10:33:42, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 70.4 miles away from the county center On 11/12/1995 at 17:45:59, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 73.3 miles away from Terrell County center On 6/1/1995 at 01:06:15, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 73.3 miles away from the county center On 4/14/1995 at 02:19:38, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 73.3 miles away from the county center Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)
Most recent natural disasters:
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
Texas TORNADOES, FLOODING, Incident Period: June 19, 1965, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-199): June 19, 1965, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-199, Natural disaster type: Tornado, Flood
The number of natural disasters in Terrell County (7) is smaller than the US average (12). Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 2 Emergencies Declared: 5
Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
Other construction workers and helpers (6%)
Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (6%)
Other production occupations including supervisors (6%)
Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (4%)
Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (10%)
Secretaries and administrative assistants (9%)
Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (9%)
Health technologists and technicians (5%)
Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (5%)
Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (5%)
Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):
United Kingdom (4%)
Most common first ancestries reported in Terrell County (%):
United States or American (7%)
French (except Basque) (2%)
Means of transportation to work:
Drove a car alone: 327 (71%)
Carpooled: 41 (9%)
Bicycle: 7 (2%)
Walked: 62 (13%)
Other means: 5 (1%)
Worked at home: 19 (4%)
Owners and renters by unit type in %
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2005 was $64,986.
10.41% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($26,788 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
7.26% relocated from other counties in Texas ($15,515 average AGI)
3.15% relocated from other states ($11,273 average AGI)
Percentage of residents relocating from other counties or countries
13.68% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($34,667 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: 10.3 Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 7.9
Births per 1000 population in Terrell County
Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 12.0 Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 9.9
Deaths per 1000 population in Terrell County
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 0.0 Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 0.0
Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2003: 234 (212 aged, 22 disabled) Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 26% Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 27%
General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1405.620 Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 803.210
Household type by relationship:
In family households: 786 (205 male householders, 48 female householders)
209 spouses, 242 children (223 natural, 0 adopted, 19 stepchildren), 38 grandchildren, 3 brothers or sisters, 6 parents, 10 other relatives, 20 non-relatives
In nonfamily households: 198 (102 male householders (89 living alone)), 75 female householders (71 living alone)), 21 nonrelatives
Size of family households: 122 2-persons, 45 3-persons, 50 4-persons, 20 5-persons, 8 6-persons, 8 7-or-more-persons.
Size of nonfamily households: 160 1-person, 13 2-persons, 4 3-persons.
47.3% of residents of Terrell County speak English at home.
52.4% of residents speak Spanish at home (69% speak English very well, 15% speak English well, 13% speak English not well, 3% don't speak English at all).
0.3% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (100% speak English very well).
In fiscal year 2004:
Federal Government expenditure: $12,776,000 ($13350 per capita) Department of Defense expenditure: $4,535,000 Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $3,186,000 Federal other direct payments to individuals: $1,651,000 Federal direct payments not to individuals: $230,000 Federal grants: $2,200,000 Federal procurement contracts: $4,497,000 ($4,464,000 Department of Defense) Federal salaries and wages: $1,013,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense) Federal Government direct loans: $16,000 Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $308,000 Federal Government insurance: $150,000
Population change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005:
35 per 1000 residents
85 per 1000 residents
49 per 1000 residents
35 per 1000 residents
Net international migration: +25
+25 per 1000 residents
+29 per 1000 residents
Net internal migration: -93
-93 per 1000 residents
+10 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Terrell County
Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 0.17 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)
Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Median number of rooms in apartments:
Year house built
2005 or later: 5
2000 to 2004: 5
1990 to 1999: 36
1980 to 1989: 59
1970 to 1979: 161
1960 to 1969: 208
1950 to 1959: 263
1940 to 1949: 80
1939 or earlier: 177
Rooms in houses/apartments in Terrell County, Texas
69% of Terrell County residents lived in the same house 5 years ago. Out of people who lived in different houses, 38% lived in this county. Out of people who lived in different counties, 72% lived in Texas.
Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:
This state: 840
Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $11,300
Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 18%
Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 20%
Year Householders Moved Into Unit:
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Terrell County