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Terry County, Texas (TX)

County population in 2016: 13,151 (75% urban, 25% rural); it was 12,761 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 1,183
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 1,723
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 3,042
Renter-occupied apartments: 1,294 (it was 1,236 in 2000)
% of renters here:

29%
State:

36%

Land area: 890 sq. mi.

Water area: 1.1 sq. mi.

Population density: 15 people per square mile   (low).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Terry County: 79.0 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing (33.1%), Retail trade (16.2%), Transportation and warehousing,and utilities (13.2%), Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (10.3%), Educational, health and social services (10.3%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 43%
  • Government: 1%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 56%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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Races in Terry County, Texas:

  • Hispanic or Latino (53.8%)
  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (40.7%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (4.6%)
  • Two or more races (0.5%)
Median resident age:  34.6 years
Texas median age:  34.5 years
Males: 6,992  (53.2%)
Females: 6,159  (46.8%)
Average household size:
Terry County:

2.0 people
Texas:

3 people
Estimated median household income in 2016: $41,764 ($28,090 in 1999)

This county:

$41,764
Texas:

$56,565

Median contract rent in 2016 for apartments: $504 (lower quartile is $396, upper quartile is $753)
This county:

$504
State:

$809


Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $74,582 (it was $44,000 in 2000)
Terry:

$74,582
Texas:

$161,500
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $32,652 - $128,236

Mean price in 2016:

Detached houses: $101,003
Here:

$101,003
State:

$230,570

Townhouses or other attached units: $32,171
Here:

$32,171
State:

$227,239

Mobile homes: $54,278
Here:

$54,278
State:

$80,655
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $917
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $364

Institutionalized population: 1,166

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 1
  • Robberies: 1
  • Assaults: 4
  • Burglaries: 15
  • Thefts: 14
  • Auto thefts: 3

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 2
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 2
  • Burglaries: 18
  • Thefts: 15
  • Auto thefts: 4
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2007: 5 buildings, average cost: $169,000
  • 2008: 3 buildings, average cost: $295,000
  • 2009: 1 building, cost: $135,000
  • 2010: 0 buildings
  • 2011: 0 buildings
  • 2012: 2 buildings, average cost: $139,000
  • 2013: 6 buildings, average cost: $90,700
  • 2014: 3 buildings, average cost: $122,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012 2016

1996 Presidential Elections Results

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2016 Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $1,499 (1.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $668 (1.1%)

Terry County household income distribution in 2009 Terry County home values distribution Terry County contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 12.8%
Terry County:

12.8%
Texas:

15.6%
(8.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 31.3% for Black residents, 16.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 45.2% for American Indian residents, 23.3% for other race residents, 15.6% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2016: 34.6 years old
(Males: 33.2 years old, Females: 36.3 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 45.5 years old, Black residents: 30.7 years old, American Indian residents: 43.8 years old, Asian residents: 47.1 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 28.8 years old, Other race residents: 38.8 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Terry County is $415 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $484 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $636 a month.

Cities in this county include: Brownfield, Meadow, Wellman.

Terry 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 Terry County: Tidewater Camp (A), South Franklin Volunteer Fire Department Station 1 (B), South Franklin County Volunteer Fire Department (C), Purley Volunteer Fire Department (D), North Franklin County Volunteer Fire Department (E), South Franklin Volunteer Fire Department Station 2 (F), Rogers-Drummond House (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Terry County include: Prairie Grove Church (A), Providence Church (B), Ripley Creek Church (C), Wylie Memorial Church (D), Cypress Church (E), Fairview Church (F), Center Grove Church (G), Clopton Road Church (H), Midway Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Snodgrass Cemetery (1), Bethel Cemetery (2), Liberty Cemetery (3), Clearwater Cemetery (4), Grayrock Cemetery (5), Keith Cemetery (6), Wims Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Chapel Lake (A), Terry Lake (B), Deal Lake (C), Edwards Lake (D), Carpenter Lake (E), Railroad Pool (F), Mount Vernon Municipal Reservoir (G), Lake Cypress Springs (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Blair Creek (A), Town Branch (B), Bear Pen Creek (C), South Fork Brushy Creek (D), Big Creek (E), Timber Creek (F), South Sulphur River (G), Frog Creek (H), Gum Branch (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Terry County include: Over Look Park (1), Mary King Park (2), Walleye Park (3), Cypress Creek Park (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Neighboring counties: Clay County, Alabama , Cleburne County, Alabama , Union Parish, Louisiana , Sharkey County, Mississippi , Union County, Arkansas , Stonewall County .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

4.7%
Texas:

4.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 304
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 69.3%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 12.5%

Number of foreign born residents: 1,361 (29.6% naturalized citizens)

Terry County:

10.4%
Whole state:

17.0%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 2010 or later: 271
  • 2000 to 2009: 414
  • 1990 to 1999: 273
  • 1980 to 1989: 160
  • 1970 to 1979: 140
  • Before 1970: 144
Note: State values scaled to Terry County population

Mean travel time to work (commute): 18.2 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 77.2%

Terry County marital status for males Terry County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 4,012
  • One, attached: 43
  • Two: 119
  • 3 or 4: 43
  • 5 to 9: 6
  • 10 to 19: 42
  • 20 to 49: 41
  • 50 or more: 91
  • Mobile homes: 589
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 3

Housing units in Terry County with a mortgage: 1,126 (2 second mortgage, 0 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 1,974

Here:

50.0% with mortgage
State:

57.8% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Terry County

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant5,05929
Catholic1,7721
Mainline Protestant8124
Other5-
None5,003-
Terry 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
Terry County:

0.82 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.



Number of convenience stores (with gas): 6
Terry County:

4.94 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 8
This county:

6.58 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.13 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Terry County:

9.4%
Texas:

8.9%

Adult obesity rate:
Terry County:

27.3%
State:

26.6%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

14.4%
State:

15.7%

Agriculture in Terry County:

Average size of farms: 718 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $102,178
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $241.73
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: 6.25%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $95,167
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 55.21%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 55.42%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $122,203
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 86.29%
Average age of principal farm operators: 57 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 1.76
Corn for grain: 192 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 7425 harvested acres
Upland cotton: 173335 harvested acres
Vegetables: 2,279 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 324 acres

Tornado activity:

Terry County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly below Texas state average. It is 5882363.7 times below overall U.S. average.
Tornadoes in this county have caused one fatality and 23 injuries recorded between 1950 and 2004.
On 5/4/1999, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado killed one person and injured 22 people and caused $125 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Terry County-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Texas state average. It is 19% 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 90.6 miles away from Terry 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 210.5 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 74.6 miles away from the county center
On 12/19/2005 at 20:27:40, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, 4.1 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 137.5 miles away from the county center
On 8/10/2005 at 22:08:22, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 293.0 miles away from Terry County center
On 1/29/1990 at 13:16:10, a magnitude 4.8 (4.5 MB, 4.8 LG, Depth: 7.5 mi) earthquake occurred 276.5 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 Winter Storms, Tornadoes, Straight-line Winds, and Flooding, Incident Period: December 26, 2016 to January 21, 2016, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4255: February 09, 2016, FEMA Id: 4255, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm, Tornado, Flood, Wind
  • Texas Hurricane Alex, Incident Period: June 30, 2010 to August 14, 2010, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1931: August 03, 2010, FEMA Id: 1931, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • 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 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

The number of natural disasters in Terry County (7) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 3
Emergencies Declared: 4

Class of Workers in 2016 (%)

Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Educational services (17%)
  • Health care and social assistance (16%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)
  • Finance and insurance (3%)
  • Educational services (22%)
  • Health care and social assistance (21%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Management occupations (18%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (13%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (12%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (9%)
  • Production occupations (8%)
  • Transportation occupations (7%)
  • Material moving occupations (5%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (16%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (14%)
  • Sales and related occupations (11%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (10%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (8%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)

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

  • Mexico (92%)
  • Ireland (2%)
  • England (2%)
  • El Salvador (1%)
  • Other Caribbean (0%)
  • Laos (0%)
  • Norway (0%)

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

  • American (13%)
  • Irish (6%)
  • German (5%)
  • English (3%)
  • Scottish (1%)
  • African (1%)
  • Dutch (1%)

Terry County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 3,412 (73.4%)
  • Carpooled: 959 (20.6%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 63 (1.4%)
  • Bicycle: 1 (0.0%)
  • Walked: 43 (0.9%)
  • Worked at home: 138 (3.0%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders ($)


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

  • 764 people in state prisons
  • 119 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 88 people in nursing homes

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

  • 858 people in state prisons
  • 135 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 123 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 50 people in correctional residential facilities
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $42,992.

7.58% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($29,003 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.58%
Texas average:

7.14%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
6.05% relocated from other counties in Texas ($23,889 average AGI)
1.53% relocated from other states ($5,115 average AGI)
Terry County:

1.53%
Texas average:

2.49%

Percentage of residents relocating from other counties or countries


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Lubbock County, TX  2.01% ($26,066 average AGI)
from Hockley County, TX  0.34% ($34,077)
from Yoakum County, TX  0.26% ($35,700)


7.89% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($31,337 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.89%
Texas average:

6.69%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
6.79% relocated to other counties in Texas ($27,757 average AGI)
1.10% relocated to other states ($3,577 average AGI)
Terry County:

1.10%
Texas average:

2.01%

Percentage of residents relocating to other counties or countries


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Lubbock County, TX  3.00% ($26,737 average AGI)
to Hockley County, TX  0.47% ($28,889)
to Gaines County, TX  0.37% ($38,214)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 15.9
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 16.0

Births per 1000 population in Terry County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 9.3
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 9.3
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 10.4

Deaths per 1000 population in Terry County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 5.8
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 2.2

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Terry County

Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 29.4%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 16.7%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Terry County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19

Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Terry County


Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 2,073 (1,764 aged, 309 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 543 (17%)

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Aged persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Disabled persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

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

  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (229)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (184)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (101)
  • Congestive heart failure (95)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (52)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (20)
  • Septicaemia, unspecified (11)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (11)
  • Unspecified dementia (10)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 25%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 26%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 7.95
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 8,166
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 334
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 40,068

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,441
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,079

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 8
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 81

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 16

Crimes per 100,000 population in 1996: 1

Household type by relationship:

Households: 13,151
  • In family households: 10,599 (1,685 male householders, 1,397 female householders)
    2,127 spouses, 4,143 children (3,585 natural, 34 adopted, 511 stepchildren), 492 grandchildren, 127 brothers or sisters, 81 parents, 233 other relatives, 295 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 1,392 (494 male householders (381 living alone)), 740 female householders (731 living alone)), 150 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 1,139

Size of family households: 1,245 2-persons, 656 3-persons, 610 4-persons, 418 5-persons, 73 6-persons, 81 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 1,116 1-person, 87 2-persons, 26 3-persons, 6 4-persons.

2,050 married couples with children.
925 single-parent households (308 men, 617 women).

61.0% of residents of Terry speak English at home.
33.1% of residents speak Spanish at home (60% speak English very well, 22% speak English well, 12% speak English not well, 6% don't speak English at all).
5.8% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (51% speak English very well, 36% speak English well, 13% speak English not well).
0.1% of residents speak other language at home (40% speak English very well, 60% speak English not well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $109,467,000 ($8,704 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $610,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $27,450,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $23,031,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $36,714,000
Federal grants: $20,284,000
Federal procurement contracts: $377,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $1,612,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $1,758,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $3,760,000
Federal Government insurance: $53,097,000

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

Births: 1,030
Here:

83 per 1000 residents
State:

85 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 635
Here:

51 per 1000 residents
State:

35 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +267
Here:

+21 per 1000 residents
State:

+29 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -987
Here -79 per 1000 residents
State +10 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Terry County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 0.29 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.8
State:

6.2

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.8
State:

4.1

Year house built

  • 2014 or later: 18
  • 2010 to 2013: 114
  • 2000 to 2009: 155
  • 1990 to 1999: 314
  • 1980 to 1989: 650
  • 1970 to 1979: 1,214
  • 1960 to 1969: 968
  • 1950 to 1959: 967
  • 1940 to 1949: 177
  • 1939 or earlier: 316
Note: State values scaled to Terry population
Rooms in houses/apartments in Terry County, Texas
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Terry County population
  • 1 room: 16
  • 2 rooms: 4
  • 3 rooms: 24
  • 4 rooms: 474
  • 5 rooms: 768
  • 6 rooms: 800
  • 7 rooms: 523
  • 8 rooms: 176
  • 9+ rooms: 279
  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 91
  • 3 rooms: 76
  • 4 rooms: 331
  • 5 rooms: 394
  • 6 rooms: 134
  • 7 rooms: 180
  • 8 rooms: 23
  • 9+ rooms: 5
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Terry County, Texas
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Terry County population
  • no bedroom: 15
  • 1 bedroom: 86
  • 2 bedrooms: 665
  • 3 bedrooms: 1,878
  • 4 bedrooms: 316
  • 5+ bedrooms: 78
  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 164
  • 2 bedrooms: 457
  • 3 bedrooms: 565
  • 4 bedrooms: 50
  • 5+ bedrooms: 6
Cars and other vehicles available in Terry County, Texas in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Terry County population
  • no vehicle: 57
  • 1 vehicle: 1,104
  • 2 vehicles: 1,152
  • 3 vehicles: 489
  • 4 vehicles: 126
  • 5+ vehicles: 134
  • no vehicle: 127
  • 1 vehicle: 600
  • 2 vehicles: 308
  • 3 vehicles: 203
  • 4 vehicles: 10
  • 5+ vehicles: 0

78% of Terry 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, 84% lived in Texas.

Terry County:

78.4%
State average:

84.1%

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

  • This state: 10,340
  • Other state: 1,337
  • Northeast: 59
  • Midwest: 168
  • South: 516
  • West: 607

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Terry County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (68.0%)
  • Electricity (27.2%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (3.2%)
  • Wood (0.5%)
  • No fuel used (0.3%)
  • Utility gas (55.4%)
  • Electricity (36.8%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (3.2%)
  • Other fuel (1.7%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 69
Here:

4.5%
Texas:

6.6%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 35
Here:

4.5%
Texas:

6.4%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 155
Here:

24.6%
Texas:

15.1%

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)

Terry County government finances - Expenditure in 2006:

  • Assistance and Subsidies - Public Welfare, Cash Assistance Programs - Other: $11,000
  • Construction - Health - Other: $46,000
  • Current Operations - Correctional Institutions: $2,030,000
    Regular Highways: $1,180,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $809,000
    Police Protection: $625,000
    Central Staff Services: $478,000
    Financial Administration: $356,000
    Libraries: $165,000
    General - Other: $158,000
    General Public Buildings: $132,000
    Corrections - Other: $124,000
    Parks and Recreation: $104,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $85,000
    Health - Other: $62,000
    Public Welfare Institutions: $41,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Other Purposes: $12,000
    Air Transportation: $10,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $139,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Parks and Recreation: $173,000
    Local Fire Protection: $143,000
    Health - Other: $76,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $70,000
    Regular Highways: $23,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $2,838,000

Terry County government finances - Revenue in 2006:

  • Charges - All Other: $1,240,000
    Air Transportation: $6,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $68,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $712,000
    Interest Earnings: $275,000
    Rents: $170,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $3,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $139,000
    All Other: $3,000
  • Tax - Property: $4,246,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $576,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $380,000
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $6,000

Terry County government finances - Debt in 2006:

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,660,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,505,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $155,000

Terry County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006:

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $4,625,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,000,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 356
  • Number of aged recipients: 80
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 276
  • Number of recipients under 18: 29
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 193
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 134
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 177
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 112
Terry County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
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Terry County Fatal accident statistics for 1995 - 2014
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Most common first names in Terry County, TX among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James8673.8 years
Mary8578.3 years
John8075.5 years
William6877.3 years
Robert5170.3 years
George4276.9 years
Charles3572.8 years
Thomas3379.3 years
Maria2968.6 years
Willie2877.8 years
Most common last names in Terry County, TX among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith5377.5 years
Garcia3565.7 years
Jones3577.6 years
Davis3578.5 years
Brown2975.1 years
Rodriguez2772.1 years
Johnson2680.5 years
Moore2476.1 years
Martinez2368.9 years
White1978.9 years
Businesses in Terry County, TX
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1Nike1
AutoZone1Pizza Hut1
Best Western1RadioShack1
Burger King1SONIC Drive-In1
FedEx1Sears1
H&R Block1Subway1
Holiday Inn1U-Haul2
KFC1UPS1
Long John Silver's1Walmart1
McDonald's1