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Texas County, Missouri (MO)

County population in 2014: 25,642 (1% urban, 99% rural); it was 23,003 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 4,070
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 3,492
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 7,185
Renter-occupied apartments: 2,495 (it was 2,193 in 2000)
% of renters here:

23%
State:

31%

Land area: 1179 sq. mi.

Water area: 0.7 sq. mi.

Population density: 22 people per square mile   (low).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Texas County: 78.2 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (39.3%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 44%
  • Government: 9%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 45%
  • Unpaid family work: 1%
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Races in Texas County, Missouri:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (92.3%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (3.3%)
  • Two or more races (1.7%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (1.6%)
  • American Indian and Alaska Native alone (0.6%)
Median resident age:  42.0 years
Missouri median age:  37.0 years
Males: 13,338  (52.0%)
Females: 12,304  (48.0%)
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Average household size:
Texas County:

2.0 people
Missouri:

2 people
Estimated median household income in 2013: $35,151 ($24,545 in 1999)

This county:

$35151
Missouri:

$46931

Median contract rent in 2013 for apartments: $372 (lower quartile is $273, upper quartile is $508)
This county:

$372
State:

$566


Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $95,282 (it was $62,300 in 2000)
Texas:

$95,282
Missouri:

$133,200
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $54,662 - $165,034
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $877
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $285

Institutionalized population: 1,861

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 6
  • Robberies: 1
  • Assaults: 31
  • Burglaries: 69
  • Thefts: 121
  • Auto thefts: 28

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 1
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 14
  • Burglaries: 53
  • Thefts: 41
  • Auto thefts: 13
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2007: 7 buildings, average cost: $127,900
  • 2008: 7 buildings, average cost: $93,700
  • 2009: 5 buildings, average cost: $126,600
  • 2010: 3 buildings, average cost: $181,700
  • 2011: 1 building, cost: $55,000
  • 2012: 1 building, cost: $140,000
  • 2013: 6 buildings, average cost: $173,900
  • 2014: 0 buildings

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $571 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $447 (0.6%)

Texas County household income distribution in 2009 Texas County home values distribution Texas County contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 21.8%
(21.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.9% for Black residents, 26.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 8.7% for American Indian residents, 30.7% for other race residents, 36.3% for two or more races residents)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 21.7%
Texas County:

21.7%
Missouri:

15.9%
(21.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 25.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 10.4% for American Indian residents, 32.4% for other race residents, 34.1% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2013: 42 years old
(Males: 40 years old, Females: 43 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 42 years old, Black residents: 38 years old, American Indian residents: 57 years old, Asian residents: 17 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 23 years old, Other race residents: 27 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Texas County is $386 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $464 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $639 a month.

Cities in this county include: Cabool, Houston, Licking, Summersville, Raymondville, Plato.

Texas County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

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Notable locations in this county outside city limits:

Notable locations in Texas County: Exchange (A), Bell Mountain Vista Picnic Area (B), Taum Sauk Pumped-Storage Hydroelectric Powerplant (C), Cooks Spring Picnic Area (D), Lily Farm (E), Riverside Wilderness Camping Site (F), Funk Branch Wilderness Camping Site (G), Sutton Bluff Campground (H), Scudder Camp (I), Marcoot Lookout (J), Daley (K), Duncan (L), Freeman (M), Lyons (N), Manns (O), Reeds (P), Buzzard Hill (Q), Clones (R), Moses Store (S), Missouri Department of Conservation Forestry Southeast Regional Field Fire Office Ellington (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Texas County include: Our Lady of Sorrow Church (A), Bee Fork Church (B), Pleasant Hill Church (C), Christ the King Church (D), Happy Home Church (E), Full Gospel Church (F), Greeley Church (G), Latter Day Saints Church (H), Little Vine Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Dickson Cemetery (1), Dobbins Cemetery (2), Doe Run Cemetery (3), Durham Cemetery (4), Gulliams Cemetery (5), Lewis Cemetery (6), Hampton Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Maury Pond (A), Silver Lake (B), Baker Pond (C), Buford Pond (D), Rosa Pond (E), Scott Pond (F), Leonards Lake (G), Hideout Pond (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Ellington Creek (A), East Fork Black River (B), Mayberry Branch (C), Finley Branch (D), Dry Fork (E), Henpeck Creek (F), Doe Run Creek (G), Homing Creek (H), Imboden Fork (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Texas County include: Piedmont Park Public Use Area (1), Highway K Public Use Area (2), Bluff View Public Use Area (3), Clearwater Lake State Wildlife Management Area (4), Thurman Point Public Use Area (5), Webb Creek Public Use Area (6), Johnson's Shut-Ins State Park (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Neighboring counties: Archuleta County, Colorado , Wyoming County, West Virginia , Leslie County, Kentucky , Sussex County, Virginia , Pike County, Kentucky .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

6.0%
Missouri:

4.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 712
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 71.4%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 10.8%

Number of foreign born residents: 189 (49% naturalized citizens)

Texas County:

0.8%
Whole state:

2.7%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1995 to March 2000: 45
  • 1990 to 1994: 14
  • 1985 to 1989: 16
  • 1980 to 1984: 11
  • 1975 to 1979: 10
  • 1970 to 1974: 10
  • 1970 to 1974: 19
  • 1965 to 1969: 64

Mean travel time to work (commute): 27.2 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 68.2%

Texas County marital status for males Texas County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 7,541
  • One, attached: 118
  • Two: 167
  • 3 or 4: 366
  • 5 to 9: 118
  • 10 to 19: 44
  • 20 or more: 85
  • Mobile homes: 2,291
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 34

Housing units in Texas County with a mortgage: 1,746 (96 second mortgage, 63 home equity loan, 3 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 1,320

Here:

0.0% with mortgage
State:

67.6% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Texas County

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant13,13984
Mainline Protestant8075
Other3604
Catholic3164
None11,386-
Texas 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: 6
Texas County:

2.44 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.88 / 10,000 pop.



Number of convenience stores (with gas): 16
Texas County:

6.52 / 10,000 pop.
Missouri:

4.34 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 18
This county:

7.33 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.37 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Texas County:

9.7%
Missouri:

8.8%

Adult obesity rate:
Texas County:

29.1%
State:

29.6%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

12.4%
State:

13.5%

Agriculture in Texas County:

Average size of farms: 295 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $24,981
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $50.14
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 89.77%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $25,173
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 17.28%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 0.36%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $33,511
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 96.31%
Average age of principal farm operators: 57 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 19.75
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 9.16%
Corn for grain: 135 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 333 harvested acres
Vegetables: 24 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 99 acres

Tornado activity:

Texas County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly below Missouri state average. It is 14598509.0 times below overall U.S. average.
Tornadoes in this county have caused one injury recorded between 1950 and 2004.
On 4/12/1970, a category 2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado injured one person and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Texas County-area historical earthquake activity is near Missouri state average. It is 73% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/4/1991 at 01:18:54, a magnitude 5.0 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 129.1 miles away from Texas County center
On 9/26/1990 at 13:18:51, a magnitude 5.0 (4.7 MB, 4.8 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 7.7 mi) earthquake occurred 134.5 miles away from the county center
On 3/25/1976 at 00:41:20, a magnitude 5.0 (4.9 MB, 5.0 LG) earthquake occurred 146.7 miles away from the county center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi) earthquake occurred 236.9 miles away from the county center
On 5/4/2001 at 06:42:12, a magnitude 4.7 (4.2 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 145.1 miles away from Texas County center
On 1/21/1982 at 00:33:54, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 147.6 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:

  • MissouriSevere Winter Storm, Incident Period: January 31, 2011 to February 5, 2011, Emergency Declared (EM-3317): February 3, 2011, FEMA Id: FEMA-EM-3317, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • MissouriSevere Storms, Tornadoes, and Flooding, Incident Period: May 8, 2009 to May 16, 2009, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1847): June 19, 2009, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1847, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • MissouriSevere Winter Storm, Incident Period: January 26, 2009 to January 28, 2009, Emergency Declared (EM-3303): January 30, 2009, FEMA Id: FEMA-EM-3303, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • MissouriSevere Storms, Flooding, and a Tornado, Incident Period: September 11, 2008 to September 24, 2008, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1809): November 13, 2008, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1809, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • MissouriSevere Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: March 17, 2008 to May 9, 2008, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1749): March 19, 2008, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1749, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • MissouriSevere Winter Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: February 10, 2008 to February 14, 2008, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1748): March 12, 2008, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1748, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm, Flood
  • MissouriSevere Winter Storms, Incident Period: December 8, 2007 to December 15, 2007, Emergency Declared (EM-3281): December 12, 2007, FEMA Id: FEMA-EM-3281, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • MissouriSevere Winter Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: January 12, 2007 to January 22, 2007, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1676): January 15, 2007, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1676, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm, Flood
  • MissouriHurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 1, 2005, Emergency Declared (EM-3232): September 10, 2005, FEMA Id: FEMA-EM-3232, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • MissouriSevere Storms and Tornadoes, Incident Period: April 24, 2002 to June 10, 2002, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1412): May 6, 2002, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1412, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado
  • 4 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Texas County (14) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 8, Storms: 6, Tornadoes: 5, Winter Storms: 5, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Class of Workers

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Health care and social assistance (33%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Manufacturing (3%)
  • Health care and social assistance (35%)
  • Retail trade (16%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Manufacturing (3%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Transportation occupations (13%)
  • Production occupations (13%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (8%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (8%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (8%)
  • Material moving occupations (8%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (20%)
  • Sales and related occupations (13%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (10%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (8%)
  • Production occupations (8%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (7%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (7%)

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

  • Germany (17%)
  • Canada (16%)
  • United Kingdom (14%)
  • Korea (7%)
  • Portugal (5%)
  • Mexico (5%)
  • Cambodia (4%)

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

  • United States or American (29%)
  • German (16%)
  • English (13%)
  • Irish (11%)
  • Scotch-Irish (2%)
  • French (except Basque) (2%)
  • Dutch (2%)

Texas County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 6,836 (75%)
  • Carpooled: 1,264 (14%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 33 (0%)
  • Motorcycle: 2 (0%)
  • Walked: 170 (2%)
  • Other means: 129 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 641 (7%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

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


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

  • 255 people in nursing homes
  • 29 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 20 people in short-term care, detention or diagnostic centers for delinquent children
  • 12 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 10 people in other group homes
  • 8 people in homes for the physically handicapped
  • 6 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 2 people in agriculture workers' dormitories on farms

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

  • 1,599 people in state prisons
  • 194 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 45 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 24 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 23 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles
  • 12 people in residential treatment centers for adults
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $33,883.

5.94% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($28,648 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.94%
Missouri average:

6.69%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
3.57% relocated from other counties in Missouri ($15,629 average AGI)
2.37% relocated from other states ($13,017 average AGI)
Texas County:

2.37%
Missouri average:

2.54%

Percentage of residents relocating from other counties or countries


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Howell County, MO  0.45% ($27,194 average AGI)
from Wright County, MO  0.44% ($23,629)
from Greene County, MO  0.38% ($21,067)
from Pulaski County, MO  0.30% ($42,708)
from Phelps County, MO  0.25% ($40,100)
from Laclede County, MO  0.15% ($17,833)
from Dent County, MO  0.13% ($14,700)


6.09% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($30,421 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.09%
Missouri average:

6.91%


0.14% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,382 average AGI)
Texas County:

0.14%
Missouri average:

0.05%

3.85% relocated to other counties in Missouri ($17,520 average AGI)
2.10% relocated to other states ($11,517 average AGI)
Texas County:

2.10%
Missouri average:

2.76%

Percentage of residents relocating to other counties or countries


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Greene County, MO  0.60% ($25,292 average AGI)
to Howell County, MO  0.50% ($22,000)
to Pulaski County, MO  0.48% ($38,053)
to Wright County, MO  0.38% ($26,567)
to Phelps County, MO  0.30% ($25,542)
to Laclede County, MO  0.14% ($25,000)
to Taney County, MO  0.13% ($32,800)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 12.1
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 11.9

Births per 1000 population in Texas County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 11.5
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 12.2
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 11.2

Deaths per 1000 population in Texas County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 9.4
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 10.0

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Texas County

Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 19.9%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 9.6%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Texas County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19

Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Texas County


Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 4,409 (3,422 aged, 987 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 501 (9%)

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 Texas County, Missouri in 1999 - 2014:

  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (445)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (444)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (321)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (223)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (208)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (192)
  • Congestive heart failure (110)
  • Unspecified dementia (88)
  • Colon, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (86)
  • Breast, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (68)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 20%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 17%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 4.09
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 8771.860
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 269.650
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 51556.63

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1263.510
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1190.380
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 4.06

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 22.36
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 36.56

Household type by relationship:

Households: 24,111
  • In family households: 20,529 (5,320 male householders, 1,604 female householders)
    5,532 spouses, 6,453 children (5,743 natural, 182 adopted, 528 stepchildren), 535 grandchildren, 121 brothers or sisters, 117 parents, 185 other relatives, 536 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 3,582 (1,477 male householders (1,231 living alone)), 1,656 female householders (1,522 living alone)), 449 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 1,897 (1,861 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 3,567 2-persons, 1,436 3-persons, 1,087 4-persons, 512 5-persons, 197 6-persons, 125 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 2,753 1-person, 331 2-persons, 35 3-persons, 11 4-persons, 2 5-persons, 1 7-or-more-persons.

4,017 married couples with children.
1,255 single-parent households (337 men, 918 women).

97.6% of residents of Texas County speak English at home.
0.9% of residents speak Spanish at home (79% speak English very well, 11% speak English well, 11% speak English not well).
1.2% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (68% speak English very well, 21% speak English well, 10% speak English not well).
0.3% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (55% speak English very well, 22% speak English well, 22% speak English not well).
0.1% of residents speak other language at home (100% speak English very well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $151,109,000 ($6174 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $8,321,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $77,090,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $28,128,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $860,000
Federal grants: $38,724,000
Federal procurement contracts: $915,000 ($11,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $5,392,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $810,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $6,327,000
Federal Government insurance: $4,068,000

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

Births: 1,446
Here:

59 per 1000 residents
State:

69 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 1,468
Here:

60 per 1000 residents
State:

49 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +35
Here:

+1 per 1000 residents
State:

+7 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +1,611
Here:

+65 per 1000 residents
State:

+5 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Texas County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 1.56 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.6
State:

6.0

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.5
State:

4.2

Year house built

  • 2005 or later: 405
  • 2000 to 2004: 1,861
  • 1990 to 1999: 1,383
  • 1980 to 1989: 1,809
  • 1970 to 1979: 2,153
  • 1960 to 1969: 1,190
  • 1950 to 1959: 966
  • 1940 to 1949: 917
  • 1939 or earlier: 1,042
Rooms in houses/apartments in Texas County, Missouri
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • 1 room: 30
  • 2 rooms: 55
  • 3 rooms: 262
  • 4 rooms: 1,163
  • 5 rooms: 1,946
  • 6 rooms: 1,676
  • 7 rooms: 1,012
  • 8 rooms: 594
  • 9+ rooms: 447
  • 1 room: 38
  • 2 rooms: 147
  • 3 rooms: 351
  • 4 rooms: 563
  • 5 rooms: 580
  • 6 rooms: 271
  • 7 rooms: 155
  • 8 rooms: 47
  • 9+ rooms: 41
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Texas County, Missouri
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 38
  • 1 bedroom: 316
  • 2 bedrooms: 2,090
  • 3 bedrooms: 3,708
  • 4 bedrooms: 844
  • 5+ bedrooms: 189
  • no bedroom: 46
  • 1 bedroom: 510
  • 2 bedrooms: 884
  • 3 bedrooms: 594
  • 4 bedrooms: 139
  • 5+ bedrooms: 20
Cars and other vehicles available in Texas County, Missouri in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 372
  • 1 vehicle: 1,938
  • 2 vehicles: 2,971
  • 3 vehicles: 1,381
  • 4 vehicles: 352
  • 5+ vehicles: 171
  • no vehicle: 372
  • 1 vehicle: 1,031
  • 2 vehicles: 622
  • 3 vehicles: 112
  • 4 vehicles: 37
  • 5+ vehicles: 19

59% of Texas County residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 49% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 51% lived in Missouri.

Texas County:

59.0%
State average:

54.3%

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

  • This state: 15089
  • Northeast: 713
  • Midwest: 2729
  • South: 2535
  • West: 1558

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $42,900


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 3%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 4%

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Texas County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (45.9%)
  • Wood (29.1%)
  • Electricity (20.3%)
  • Utility gas (3.9%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (40.5%)
  • Electricity (37.6%)
  • Wood (15.2%)
  • Utility gas (6.1%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 165
Here:

6.2%
Missouri:

13.7%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 72
Here:

5.2%
Missouri:

11.6%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 135
Here:

22.1%
Missouri:

24.9%

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)

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 688
  • Number of aged recipients: 60
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 628
  • Number of recipients under 18: 52
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 492
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 144
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 290
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 302
Texas County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Texas County Fatal accident statistics for 1995 - 2014
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Most common first names in Texas County, MO among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John14976.0 years
William14977.3 years
James14073.3 years
Mary13579.5 years
Charles10075.1 years
Robert9673.9 years
George7075.4 years
Ruth5483.3 years
Mildred5177.6 years
Earl4874.1 years
Most common last names in Texas County, MO among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith10378.7 years
Jones7274.2 years
Williams6374.4 years
Brown5675.1 years
Miller5376.4 years
Davis4677.3 years
Johnson4480.0 years
Wilson3378.2 years
White3271.6 years
Martin3275.9 years
Businesses in Texas County, MO
NameCountNameCount
Dairy Queen1Pizza Hut1
FedEx1SONIC Drive-In3
Ford1Subway2
H&R Block2Taco Bell1
Hardee's1True Value1
KFC1U-Haul3
La-Z-Boy1U.S. Cellular1
Lane Furniture1UPS2
MasterBrand Cabinets1Walmart1
McDonald's1YMCA1
Nike1