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Upshur County, Texas (TX)

County population in 2019: 42,084 (21% urban, 79% rural); it was 35,291 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 5,955
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 5,828
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 10,858
Renter-occupied apartments: 3,142 (it was 2,432 in 2000)
% of renters here:

18%
State:

36%

Land area: 588 sq. mi.

Water area: 5.0 sq. mi.

Population density: 72 people per square mile   (average).

March 2019 cost of living index in Upshur County: 80.9 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Construction (17.9%), Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (16.1%), Educational, health and social services (11.3%), Manufacturing (10.4%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 68%
  • Government: 0%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 30%
  • Unpaid family work: 2%
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  • Races in Upshur County, TX (2019)
    • 33,17494.0%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 3,65310.4%Hispanic or Latino
    • 3,4519.8%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 7522.1%Two or more races
    • 2290.6%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
    • 1550.4%Some other race alone
    • 1360.4%Asian alone
Median resident age:

42.0 years
Texas median age:

35.1 years
Males: 20,643  (49.1%)
Females: 21,441  (50.9%)
Average household size:
Upshur County:

2.0 people
Texas:

3 people

Estimated median household income in 2019: $53,982 ($33,347 in 1999)
This county:

$53,982
Texas:

$64,034

Median contract rent in 2019 for apartments: $666 (lower quartile is $503, upper quartile is $847)
This county:

$666
State:

$929


Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $164,038 (it was $56,100 in 2000)
Upshur:

$164,038
Texas:

$200,400
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $83,707 - $245,513
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,276
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $436

Institutionalized population: 342

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

  • Murders: 2
  • Rapes: 1
  • Robberies: 3
  • Assaults: 67
  • Burglaries: 222
  • Thefts: 263
  • Auto thefts: 70

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

  • Murders: 4
  • Rapes: 1
  • Robberies: 2
  • Assaults: 45
  • Burglaries: 197
  • Thefts: 210
  • Auto thefts: 40
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 13 buildings, average cost: $53,200
  • 1998: 21 buildings, average cost: $43,500
  • 1999: 14 buildings, average cost: $88,200
  • 2000: 13 buildings, average cost: $113,700
  • 2001: 24 buildings, average cost: $35,100
  • 2002: 17 buildings, average cost: $67,000
  • 2003: 13 buildings, average cost: $114,300
  • 2004: 9 buildings, average cost: $123,400
  • 2005: 7 buildings, average cost: $123,000
  • 2006: 14 buildings, average cost: $108,200
  • 2007: 6 buildings, average cost: $96,000
  • 2008: 4 buildings, average cost: $126,300
  • 2009: 8 buildings, average cost: $108,100
  • 2010: 15 buildings, average cost: $74,300
  • 2011: 10 buildings, average cost: $157,900
  • 2012: 13 buildings, average cost: $71,900
  • 2013: 15 buildings, average cost: $87,300
  • 2014: 13 buildings, average cost: $116,100
  • 2015: 2 buildings, average cost: $50,000
  • 2016: 5 buildings, average cost: $65,000
  • 2017: 5 buildings, average cost: $72,000
  • 2018: 5 buildings, average cost: $61,600
  • 2019: 6 buildings, average cost: $126,600
Number of permits per 10,000 Upshur, TX residents
Average permit cost in Upshur, TX
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $2,195 (1.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $1,533 (0.9%)

Distribution of median household income in Upshur, TX in 2019
Distribution of house value in Upshur, TX in 2019
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Upshur, TX in 2019
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 14.8%
Upshur County:

14.8%
Texas:

13.6%
(13.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 24.8% for Black residents, 24.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 20.4% for American Indian residents, 17.2% for other race residents, 16.9% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2019: 42.0 years old
(Males: 40.3 years old, Females: 43.2 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 43.7 years old, Black residents: 41.9 years old, American Indian residents: 48.0 years old, Asian residents: 37.8 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 24.8 years old, Other race residents: 24.8 years old)

Area name: Longview, TX HUD Metro FMR Area
Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Upshur County is $466 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $535 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $732 a month.

Cities in this county include: Gilmer, Bettie, Big Sandy, Ore City, East Mountain, Union Grove.

Upshur County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

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Neighboring counties: Baldwin County, Georgia , Bienville Parish, Louisiana , Issaquena County, Mississippi , Ouachita Parish, Louisiana , Jenkins County, Georgia , Peach County, Georgia .

Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

8.7%
Texas:

8.0%

Unemployment by year in Upshur, TX
County total employment by year in Upshur, TX
County average yearly wages by year in Upshur, TX

Current college students: 1,046
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 86.5%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 17.6%

Number of foreign born residents: 1,582 (32.3% naturalized citizens)

Upshur County:

3.8%
Whole state:

17.1%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 792010 or later
  • 2472000 to 2009
  • 5711990 to 1999
  • 1671980 to 1989
  • 1401970 to 1979
  • 66Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 27.8 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 38.9%

Upshur County marital status for males Upshur County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 12,635
  • One, attached: 243
  • Two: 390
  • 3 or 4: 215
  • 5 to 9: 185
  • 10 to 19: 91
  • 20 or more: 47
  • Mobile homes: 3,424
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 151

Housing units in Upshur County with a mortgage: 4,989 (52 second mortgage, 105 home equity loan, 18 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 6,527

Here:

40.0% with mortgage
State:

56.1% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Upshur County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant12,37760
Other4,0477
Mainline Protestant1,0918
Black Protestant8766
Catholic7432
None20,175-
Upshur 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: 3
Upshur County:

0.79 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Here:

0.26 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
This county:

0.79 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.11 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 17
Upshur County:

4.49 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 14
This county:

3.70 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.13 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Upshur County:

9.8%
Texas:

8.9%

Adult obesity rate:
Upshur County:

28.3%
State:

26.6%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

14.6%
State:

15.7%

Agriculture in Upshur County:

Average size of farms: 159 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $33,024
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $78.45
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: 94.66%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $29,834
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 14.15%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 0.80%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $36,222
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 96.52%
Average age of principal farm operators: 57 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 26.27
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 5.98%
Vegetables: 174 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 150 acres

Earthquake activity:

Upshur County-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Texas state average. It is 413% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/6/2011 at 03:53:10, a magnitude 5.7 (5.7 MW, Depth: 3.2 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 221.2 miles away from Upshur County center
On 5/17/2012 at 08:12:00, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 63.9 miles away from the county center
On 9/3/2016 at 12:02:44, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 3.5 mi) earthquake occurred 280.6 miles away from the county center
On 9/2/2013 at 23:51:15, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MW, Depth: 2.9 mi) earthquake occurred 63.2 miles away from the county center
On 9/2/2013 at 21:52:38, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 MW, Depth: 3.0 mi) earthquake occurred 57.1 miles away from Upshur County center
On 1/25/2013 at 07:01:19, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 MB, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 70.9 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • Texas Covid-19 Pandemic, Incident Period: January 20, 2020, FEMA Id: 4485, Natural disaster type: Other
  • Texas Severe Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: April 17, 2016 to April 30, 2016, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4269: April 25, 2016, FEMA Id: 4269, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Texas Wildfires, Incident Period: August 30, 2011 to December 31, 2011, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4029: September 09, 2011, FEMA Id: 4029, Natural disaster type: Fire
  • Texas Hurricane Ike, Incident Period: September 07, 2008 to October 02, 2008, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1791: September 13, 2008, FEMA Id: 1791, 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 Severe Storms, Tornadoes, and Flooding, Incident Period: June 16, 2007 to August 03, 2007, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1709: June 29, 2007, FEMA Id: 1709, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • 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 Loss of the Space Shuttle Columbia, Incident Period: February 01, 2003, Emergency Declared EM-3171: February 01, 2003, FEMA Id: 3171, Natural disaster type: Other
  • 7 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Upshur County (17) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 6, Floods: 5, Fires: 4, Hurricanes: 4, Tornadoes: 3, Winter Storm: 1, Other: 2 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Upshur

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 6,677 (72.6%)
  • Carpooled: 1,043 (11.3%)
  • Ferryboat: 3 (0.0%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 143 (1.6%)
  • Walked: 545 (5.9%)
  • Worked at home: 828 (9.0%)
Class of Workers in 2019
Most common industries in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (19%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Manufacturing (4%)

Most common industries for females in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (24%)
  • Retail trade (16%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Manufacturing (5%)

Most common occupations in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2019


  • Construction and extraction occupations (12%)
  • Sales and related occupations (11%)
  • Production occupations (11%)
  • Management occupations (10%)
  • Material moving occupations (8%)
  • Transportation occupations (8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)

Most common occupations for females in 2019


  • Office and administrative support occupations (21%)
  • Sales and related occupations (15%)
  • Educational instruction, and library occupations (9%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (8%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (6%)
  • Management occupations (6%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (5%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Mexico (59%)
  • El Salvador (11%)
  • Germany (6%)
  • Ireland (4%)
  • Nicaragua (3%)
  • Philippines (2%)
  • China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (2%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Upshur County


  • American (31%)
  • Irish (6%)
  • English (5%)
  • German (4%)
  • European (2%)
  • Scottish (2%)
  • Scotch-Irish (1%)

Owners and renters by unit type
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

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

  • 254 people in nursing homes
  • 120 people in homes for abused, dependent, and neglected children
  • 75 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)

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

  • 335 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 135 people in college/university student housing
  • 37 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 6 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 2 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $55,024.

9.72% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($43,636 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.72%
Texas average:

7.43%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
8.38% relocated from other counties in Texas ($38,350 average AGI)
1.33% relocated from other states ($5,286 average AGI)
Upshur County:

1.33%
Texas average:

2.52%

Residents relocating <b>from</b> other counties or countries

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Gregg County, TX  3.75% ($45,674 average AGI)
from Harrison County, TX  0.70% ($45,287)
from Smith County, TX  0.60% ($40,309)
from Wood County, TX  0.45% ($52,656)
from Dallas County, TX  0.24% ($35,281)
from Rusk County, TX  0.20% ($42,593)
from Camp County, TX  0.19% ($36,577)


8.61% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($40,621 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.61%
Texas average:

7.26%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
7.35% relocated to other counties in Texas ($35,312 average AGI)
1.26% relocated to other states ($5,309 average AGI)
Upshur County:

1.26%
Texas average:

2.32%

Residents relocating <b>to</b> other counties or countries

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Gregg County, TX  3.03% ($43,485 average AGI)
to Smith County, TX  0.67% ($42,618)
to Harrison County, TX  0.60% ($37,438)
to Wood County, TX  0.35% ($43,717)
to Marion County, TX  0.23% ($33,033)
to Camp County, TX  0.23% ($42,633)
to Rusk County, TX  0.17% ($43,696)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 13.0
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 13.1

Births per 1000 population in Upshur County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 10.8
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 11.5
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2019: 11.2

Deaths per 1000 population in Upshur County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 7.7
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 6.0

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Upshur County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2018: 20.8%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2018: 13.2%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Upshur County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Upshur County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Upshur County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Upshur County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Upshur County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Upshur County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 6,755 (5,531 aged, 1,224 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 1,501 (16%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

Most common underlying causes of death in Upshur County, Texas in 1999 - 2019:

  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (1,199)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (611)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (452)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (385)
  • Unspecified dementia (307)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (260)
  • Alzheimer disease, unspecified (161)
  • Congestive heart failure (131)
  • Septicaemia, unspecified (55)
  • Senile degeneration of brain, not elsewhere classified (52)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 18%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 16%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 2.67
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 1,099
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 99
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 11,982

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,228
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,085
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 16

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 11
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 32

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 3

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 183.5. This is more than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide
Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 132.7
  • Other - 50.7

Household type by relationship:

Households: 42,084
  • Male householders: 8,086 (1,828 living alone), Female householders: 6,445 (1,992 living alone)
  • 8,048 spouses (8,033 opposite-sex spouses), 410 unmarried partners, (410 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 13,196 children (11,411 natural, 364 adopted, 1,445 stepchildren), 1,513 grandchildren, 384 brothers or sisters, 857 parents, 13 foster children, 1,147 other relatives, 1,384 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 550

Size of family households: 4,841 2-persons, 1,954 3-persons, 1,682 4-persons, 1,164 5-persons, 391 6-persons, 239 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 3,821 1-person, 355 2-persons, 53 3-persons, 31 4-persons, 2 5-persons.

6,562 married couples with children.
1,960 single-parent households (617 men, 1,343 women).

94.0% of residents of Upshur speak English at home.
5.7% of residents speak Spanish at home (68% speak English very well, 16% speak English well, 13% speak English not well, 3% don't speak English at all).
0.1% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (100% speak English very well).
0.2% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (23% speak English very well, 25% speak English well, 26% speak English not well, 25% don't speak English at all).
0.1% of residents speak other language at home (100% speak English very well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $194,828,000 ($5,210 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $7,286,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $105,150,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $48,929,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $426,000
Federal grants: $34,832,000
Federal procurement contracts: $1,156,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $4,335,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $807,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $8,333,000
Federal Government insurance: $1,594,000

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

Births: 2,484
Here:

66 per 1000 residents
State:

85 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 2,276
Here:

60 per 1000 residents
State:

35 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +120
Here:

+3 per 1000 residents
State:

+29 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +2,328
Here:

+61 per 1000 residents
State:

+10 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Upshur County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 4.69 millions of gallons per day (68% from ground, 32% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.7
State:

6.3

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.8
State:

4.1

Year house built in Upshur County, Texas
  • Year house built in Upshur County, Texas
  • 1,2192014 or later
  • 7342010 to 2013
  • 2,8372000 to 2009
  • 2,9021990 to 1999
  • 2,9431980 to 1989
  • 2,9291970 to 1979
  • 1,1701960 to 1969
  • 1,5121950 to 1959
  • 6841940 to 1949
  • 5041939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Upshur County, Texas
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Upshur County, Texas
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Upshur County, Texas
  • 1191 room
  • 212 rooms
  • 5633 rooms
  • 1,3814 rooms
  • 2,9975 rooms
  • 2,7576 rooms
  • 1,4707 rooms
  • 1,0758 rooms
  • 1,0649+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Upshur County, Texas
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Upshur County, Texas
  • 221 room
  • 432 rooms
  • 2723 rooms
  • 8934 rooms
  • 8545 rooms
  • 5316 rooms
  • 1577 rooms
  • 2008 rooms
  • 669+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Upshur County, Texas
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Upshur County, Texas
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Upshur County, Texas
  • 121no bedroom
  • 4181 bedroom
  • 2,1492 bedrooms
  • 6,8093 bedrooms
  • 1,5184 bedrooms
  • 3605+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Upshur County, Texas
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Upshur County, Texas
  • 26no bedroom
  • 3611 bedroom
  • 1,1452 bedrooms
  • 1,2843 bedrooms
  • 1974 bedrooms
  • 345+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Upshur County, Texas in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Upshur County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Upshur County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 277no vehicle
  • 2,4571 vehicle
  • 4,9872 vehicles
  • 2,3953 vehicles
  • 9224 vehicles
  • 4195+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Upshur County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Upshur County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 374no vehicle
  • 1,4841 vehicle
  • 9512 vehicles
  • 2443 vehicles
  • 174 vehicles
  • 175+ vehicles

85.4% of Upshur County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 33% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 75% lived in Texas.

Upshur County:

85.4%
State average:

84.4%

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

  • This state: 29,602
  • Other state: 10,642
  • Northeast: 780
  • Midwest: 2,578
  • South: 4,314
  • West: 2,982
Year householders moved into unit in Upshur County, TX
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Upshur County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 75.0%Electricity
  • 17.1%Utility gas
  • 4.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2.7%Wood
  • 0.4%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.2%No fuel used
  • 0.1%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 82.0%Electricity
  • 12.4%Utility gas
  • 4.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.8%Wood
  • 0.3%No fuel used

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 535
Here:

11.4%
Texas:

7.0%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 324
Here:

14.0%
Texas:

6.6%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 294
Here:

19.8%
Texas:

14.3%

Educational Attainment
School Enrollment by Level of School
Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability

Upshur County government finances - Expenditure in 2017:

  • Charges - Regular Highways: $353,000
    Other: $45,000
    Solid Waste Management: $4,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $532,000
    Water Utilities: $324,000
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $3,620,000
    Regular Highways: $2,080,000
    Police Protection: $2,024,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,871,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,859,000
    Financial Administration: $707,000
    Central Staff Services: $547,000
    General Public Buildings: $482,000
    Libraries: $175,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Medical Care: $138,000
    Water Utilities: $90,000
    Corrections - Other: $64,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Other Purposes: $47,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $28,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $25,000
    Solid Waste Management: $3,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $133,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $20,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Financial Administration: $228,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $14,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $510,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $497,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $13,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $1,550,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $441,000
    Sale of Property: $59,000
    Interest Earnings: $10,000
    Royalties: $3,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $2,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $386,000
    Police Protection: $172,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,640,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $465,000
    Housing and Community Development: $414,000
    Other: $353,000
    General Local Government Support: $12,000
    Public Welfare: $4,000
  • Tax - Property: $10,615,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $1,008,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $415,000
    Other License: $11,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $6,158,000

Upshur County government finances - Revenue in 2017:

  • Charges - Regular Highways: $353,000
    Other: $45,000
    Solid Waste Management: $4,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $532,000
    Water Utilities: $324,000
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $3,620,000
    Regular Highways: $2,080,000
    Police Protection: $2,024,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,871,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,859,000
    Financial Administration: $707,000
    Central Staff Services: $547,000
    General Public Buildings: $482,000
    Libraries: $175,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Medical Care: $138,000
    Water Utilities: $90,000
    Corrections - Other: $64,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Other Purposes: $47,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $28,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $25,000
    Solid Waste Management: $3,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $133,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $20,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Financial Administration: $228,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $14,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $510,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $497,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $13,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $1,550,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $441,000
    Sale of Property: $59,000
    Interest Earnings: $10,000
    Royalties: $3,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $2,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $386,000
    Police Protection: $172,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,640,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $465,000
    Housing and Community Development: $414,000
    Other: $353,000
    General Local Government Support: $12,000
    Public Welfare: $4,000
  • Tax - Property: $10,615,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $1,008,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $415,000
    Other License: $11,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $6,158,000

Upshur County government finances - Debt in 2017:

  • Charges - Regular Highways: $353,000
    Other: $45,000
    Solid Waste Management: $4,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $532,000
    Water Utilities: $324,000
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $3,620,000
    Regular Highways: $2,080,000
    Police Protection: $2,024,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,871,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,859,000
    Financial Administration: $707,000
    Central Staff Services: $547,000
    General Public Buildings: $482,000
    Libraries: $175,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Medical Care: $138,000
    Water Utilities: $90,000
    Corrections - Other: $64,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Other Purposes: $47,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $28,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $25,000
    Solid Waste Management: $3,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $133,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $20,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Financial Administration: $228,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $14,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $510,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $497,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $13,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $1,550,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $441,000
    Sale of Property: $59,000
    Interest Earnings: $10,000
    Royalties: $3,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $2,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $386,000
    Police Protection: $172,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,640,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $465,000
    Housing and Community Development: $414,000
    Other: $353,000
    General Local Government Support: $12,000
    Public Welfare: $4,000
  • Tax - Property: $10,615,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $1,008,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $415,000
    Other License: $11,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $6,158,000

Upshur County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017:

  • Charges - Regular Highways: $353,000
    Other: $45,000
    Solid Waste Management: $4,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $532,000
    Water Utilities: $324,000
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $3,620,000
    Regular Highways: $2,080,000
    Police Protection: $2,024,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,871,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,859,000
    Financial Administration: $707,000
    Central Staff Services: $547,000
    General Public Buildings: $482,000
    Libraries: $175,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Medical Care: $138,000
    Water Utilities: $90,000
    Corrections - Other: $64,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Other Purposes: $47,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $28,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $25,000
    Solid Waste Management: $3,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $133,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $20,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Financial Administration: $228,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $14,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $510,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $497,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $13,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $1,550,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $441,000
    Sale of Property: $59,000
    Interest Earnings: $10,000
    Royalties: $3,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $2,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $386,000
    Police Protection: $172,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,640,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $465,000
    Housing and Community Development: $414,000
    Other: $353,000
    General Local Government Support: $12,000
    Public Welfare: $4,000
  • Tax - Property: $10,615,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $1,008,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $415,000
    Other License: $11,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $6,158,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 1,011
  • Number of aged recipients: 119
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 892
  • Number of recipients under 18: 154
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 639
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 218
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 431
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 396
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 7 full tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED134$124,291223$114,099357$117,36493$48,8171$450,00096$83,35458$52,707
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED13$102,76928$93,92929$114,0004$48,0000$06$178,00021$49,714
APPLICATIONS DENIED27$110,25985$93,024115$116,33036$27,5830$013$84,00050$66,600
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN15$121,33322$108,22776$112,3297$39,1431$559,0007$80,1439$90,667
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS10$134,4002$182,50019$151,7372$29,0000$02$130,0002$52,500
Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 6 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
D) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED10$139,80010$192,9000$00$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED6$247,8331$170,0001$166,0000$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED2$132,5003$99,6670$01$62,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN2$187,5002$223,5000$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$01$245,0000$00$0
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Upshur, TX
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Upshur, TX - Value
Most common first names in Upshur County, TX among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James37774.0 years
William29874.7 years
Mary27878.1 years
John26074.6 years
Robert18573.3 years
Willie13377.8 years
George12376.5 years
Charles11470.4 years
Thomas10075.3 years
Ruby8979.6 years
Most common last names in Upshur County, TX among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith23575.9 years
Jones17772.9 years
Johnson17475.5 years
Davis13576.9 years
Williams11874.4 years
Green8375.1 years
Moore8273.8 years
Hill7073.3 years
Brown6973.9 years
White6572.9 years
Businesses in Upshur County, TX
NameCountNameCount
AT&T4Lowe's1
Academy Sports + Outdoors1Marriott1
Aeropostale1Maurices1
Albertsons1McDonald's1
American Eagle Outfitters1Nike4
Applebee's1Office Depot1
AutoZone1Old Navy1
Baskin-Robbins1Olive Garden1
Bath & Body Works1Outback1
Best Western1Outback Steakhouse1
Burger King1Pac Sun1
Carl\s Jr.1Payless1
Catherines1Penske1
Chevrolet2PetSmart1
Chick-Fil-A2Pizza Hut2
Chuck E. Cheese's1Quiznos1
Comfort Suites1RadioShack1
Curves1Red Lobster1
Discount Tire1Rue211
Famous Footwear1Ryan's Grill1
FedEx8SAS Shoes1
Firestone Complete Auto Care1SONIC Drive-In3
Foot Locker1Sam's Club1
GNC1Sears1
GameStop1Sprint Nextel1
H&R Block3Starbucks3
Hilton1Subway2
Hobby Lobby1T-Mobile1
Holiday Inn2Taco Bell2
Hollister Co.1Target1
Home Depot1Toys"R"Us1
Hot Topic1True Value1
IHOP1U-Haul4
JCPenney1UPS9
Jack In The Box2Vans2
Jones New York4Verizon Wireless3
Journeys1Victoria's Secret1
KFC2Waffle House1
Kohl's1Walgreens1
La Quinta1Walmart2
Lane Bryant1Wendy's1
Long John Silver's1Wingate1