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Uvalde County, Texas (TX)

County population in 2016: 27,964 (69% urban, 31% rural); it was 25,926 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 2,710
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 3,623
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 6,164
Renter-occupied apartments: 2,692 (it was 2,395 in 2000)
% of renters here:

28%
State:

36%

Land area: 1557 sq. mi.

Water area: 2.1 sq. mi.

Population density: 18 people per square mile   (low).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Uvalde County: 79.4 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Retail trade (20.6%), Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (18.0%), Educational, health and social services (16.5%), Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services (10.2%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 58%
  • Government: 5%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 37%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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Races in Uvalde County, Texas:

  • Hispanic or Latino (71.0%)
  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (26.9%)
  • Asian alone (1.2%)
  • American Indian and Alaska Native alone (0.6%)
Median resident age:

34.1 years
Texas median age:

34.5 years
Males: 13,667  (48.9%)
Females: 14,297  (51.1%)
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Uvalde County,TX real estate house value trend


Average household size:
Uvalde County:

2.0 people
Texas:

3 people
Estimated median household income in 2016: $40,321 ($27,164 in 1999)

This county:

$40,321
Texas:

$56,565

Median contract rent in 2016 for apartments: $527 (lower quartile is $385, upper quartile is $651)
This county:

$527
State:

$809


Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $88,502 (it was $43,800 in 2000)
Uvalde:

$88,502
Texas:

$161,500
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $52,353 - $176,238
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,106
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $330

Institutionalized population: 300

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

  • Murders: 1
  • Rapes: 0
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 44
  • Burglaries: 74
  • Thefts: 86
  • Auto thefts: 12

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 0
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 23
  • Burglaries: 107
  • Thefts: 100
  • Auto thefts: 16
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2004: 20 buildings, average cost: $75,100
  • 2005: 35 buildings, average cost: $65,300
  • 2006: 37 buildings, average cost: $74,500
  • 2007: 22 buildings, average cost: $58,300
  • 2008: 26 buildings, average cost: $90,200
  • 2009: 19 buildings, average cost: $93,200
  • 2010: 10 buildings, average cost: $73,400
  • 2011: 21 buildings, average cost: $48,300
  • 2012: 21 buildings, average cost: $80,500
  • 2013: 24 buildings, average cost: $88,700
  • 2014: 13 buildings, average cost: $95,500
Number of permits per 10,000 Uvalde, TX residents
Average permit cost in Uvalde, 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 2016: $1,967 (1.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $855 (1.2%)

Uvalde County household income distribution in 2013 Uvalde County home values distribution in 2013 Uvalde County contract rent distribution in 2013
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 19.4%
Uvalde County:

19.4%
Texas:

15.6%
(6.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 76.9% for Black residents, 24.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 8.7% for American Indian residents, 62.2% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 18.6% for other race residents, 7.1% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2016: 34.1 years old
(Males: 32.7 years old, Females: 37.0 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 49.8 years old, Black residents: 1.9 years old, American Indian residents: 42.2 years old, Asian residents: 16.4 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 29.0 years old, Other race residents: 31.7 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Uvalde County is $430 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $484 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $631 a month.

Cities in this county include: Uvalde, Uvalde Estates, Sabinal, Knippa, Utopia.

Uvalde 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 Uvalde County: Chacon Windmill (A), Coyote Windmill (B), Enmedio Windmill (C), Holmgreen Ranch (D), Macie Windmill (E), Old Altizer Ranch (F), Little Windmill (G), Stratler Windmill (H), Headgates (I), Silver Lake Ranch (J), Anacacho Ranch (K), Childress Public Library (L), Old Fort Clark Guardhouse Museum (M). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Seminole Indian Scout Cemetery (1), Vincent Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Dutch Waterhole (A), Silver Lake (B), Wickham Waterhole (C), Long Lake (D), Bull Waterhole (E), Goat Waterhole (F), Blue Waterhole (G), Anacacho Lake (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Arenosa Creek (A), Page Creek (B), Nueces Creek (C), Spring Branch (D), Flat Rock Creek (E), French Creek (F), Griffin Creek (G), West Fork Turkey Creek (H), Pinto Creek (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Uvalde County: Kickapoo Cavern State Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Neighboring counties: Edwards County , Frio County , Kerr County , Lavaca County , Zavala County .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

5.0%
Texas:

4.4%

Unemployment by year
County total employment by year
County average yearly wages by year

Current college students: 1,099
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 69.6%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 15.3%

Number of foreign born residents: 3,489 (34.1% naturalized citizens)

Uvalde County:

12.5%
Whole state:

17.0%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 2022010 or later
  • 6922000 to 2009
  • 7061990 to 1999
  • 6441980 to 1989
  • 6051970 to 1979
  • 894Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.8 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 88.1%

Uvalde County marital status for males Uvalde County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 7,786
  • One, attached: 86
  • Two: 316
  • 3 or 4: 245
  • 5 to 9: 275
  • 10 to 19: 87
  • 20 to 49: 8
  • 50 or more: 73
  • Mobile homes: 2,389
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 12

Housing units in Uvalde County with a mortgage: 2,296 (4 second mortgage, 0 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 3,917

Here:

40.0% with mortgage
State:

57.8% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Uvalde County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic11,6733
Evangelical Protestant6,41938
Mainline Protestant2,0019
Other4982
None5,814-
Uvalde 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: 2
Uvalde County:

0.76 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.


Number of convenience stores (no gas): 7
This county:

2.64 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.11 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 18
Uvalde County:

6.80 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 26
This county:

9.82 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.13 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Uvalde County:

9.0%
Texas:

8.9%

Adult obesity rate:
Uvalde County:

26.0%
State:

26.6%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

17.5%
State:

15.7%

Agriculture in Uvalde County:

Average size of farms: 1412 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $100,633
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $350.64
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 0.16%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 60.44%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $92,225
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 8.04%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 57.47%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $58,543
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 87.90%
Average age of principal farm operators: 60 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 6.64
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 0.04%
Corn for grain: 16657 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 18818 harvested acres
Upland cotton: 7264 harvested acres
Vegetables: 6,813 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 422 acres

Tornado activity:

Uvalde County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly below Texas state average. It is 12863293.9 times below overall U.S. average.

Earthquake activity:

Uvalde County-area historical earthquake activity is near Texas state average. It is 76% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/14/1995 at 00:32:56, a magnitude 5.7 (5.6 MB, 5.7 MS, 5.7 MW, Depth: 11.1 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 228.8 miles away from Uvalde County center
On 6/16/1978 at 11:46:54, a magnitude 5.3 (4.4 MB, 4.6 UK, 5.3 ML) earthquake occurred 266.4 miles away from the county center
On 4/9/1993 at 12:29:19, a magnitude 4.3 (4.1 MB, 4.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 102.6 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 290.9 miles away from the county center
On 4/7/2008 at 09:51:12, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 MB, 3.9 MW, 3.8 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 105.6 miles away from Uvalde County center
On 4/3/2005 at 14:39:16, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 70.6 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 Storms, Tornadoes, Straight-line Winds, and Flooding, Incident Period: May 04, 2015 to June 23, 2015, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4223: May 29, 2015, FEMA Id: 4223, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood, Wind
  • 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 Severe Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: June 29, 2002 to July 31, 2002, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1425: July 04, 2002, FEMA Id: 1425, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • 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
  • Texas Tropical Storm Charley, Incident Period: August 22, 1998 to August 31, 1998, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1239: August 26, 1998, FEMA Id: 1239, Natural disaster type: Tropical Storm
  • Texas Severe Storms/Flooding, Incident Period: June 21, 1997 to July 15, 1997, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1179: July 07, 1997, FEMA Id: 1179, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • 1 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Uvalde County (11) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 4, Storms: 4, Fires: 3, Hurricanes: 3, Tornadoes: 2, Tropical Storm: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Class of Workers in 2016
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2016


  • Health care and social assistance (17%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Manufacturing (4%)

Most common industries for females in 2016


  • Health care and social assistance (22%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Manufacturing (5%)

Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2016


  • Construction and extraction occupations (17%)
  • Management occupations (10%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (9%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Transportation occupations (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (5%)

Most common occupations for females in 2016


  • Office and administrative support occupations (21%)
  • Sales and related occupations (14%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (10%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (7%)
  • Management occupations (6%)

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents


  • Mexico (87%)
  • India (3%)
  • Philippines (2%)
  • United Kingdom, excluding England and Scotland (1%)
  • England (1%)
  • South Africa (1%)
  • Canada (1%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Uvalde County


  • German (5%)
  • Irish (3%)
  • American (2%)
  • English (2%)
  • Scottish (1%)
  • Scotch-Irish (1%)
  • European (1%)

Uvalde County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 9,711 (84.6%)
  • Carpooled: 1,079 (9.4%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 10 (0.1%)
  • Ferryboat: 8 (0.1%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 31 (0.3%)
  • Bicycle: 41 (0.4%)
  • Walked: 183 (1.6%)
  • Worked at home: 422 (3.7%)
Owners and renters by unit type
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

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

  • 263 people in nursing homes
  • 161 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 87 people in other types of correctional institutions
  • 47 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 28 people in agriculture workers' dormitories on farms
  • 15 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 12 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 6 people in religious group quarters

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

  • 193 people in college/university student housing
  • 191 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 82 people in correctional residential facilities
  • 59 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 27 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 12 people in group homes intended for adults
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $40,414.

6.16% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($37,714 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.16%
Texas average:

7.14%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
4.89% relocated from other counties in Texas ($28,338 average AGI)
1.27% relocated from other states ($9,376 average AGI)
Uvalde County:

1.27%
Texas average:

2.49%

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

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Bexar County, TX  0.86% ($30,423 average AGI)
from Zavala County, TX  0.35% ($21,094)
from Medina County, TX  0.32% ($26,276)
from Travis County, TX  0.22% ($41,750)
from Harris County, TX  0.19% ($38,941)
from Maverick County, TX  0.18% ($43,000)
from Dimmit County, TX  0.18% ($31,563)


6.71% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($33,092 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.71%
Texas average:

6.69%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
5.56% relocated to other counties in Texas ($27,753 average AGI)
1.15% relocated to other states ($5,338 average AGI)
Uvalde County:

1.15%
Texas average:

2.01%

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

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Bexar County, TX  1.45% ($33,008 average AGI)
to Zavala County, TX  0.30% ($29,815)
to Travis County, TX  0.28% ($31,385)
to Medina County, TX  0.22% ($41,250)
to Harris County, TX  0.21% ($16,316)
to Maverick County, TX  0.20% ($30,167)
to Real County, TX  0.14% ($46,769)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 18.5
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 17.6

Births per 1000 population in Uvalde County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 8.5
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 8.8
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 8.9

Deaths per 1000 population in Uvalde County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 7.1
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 7.0

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Uvalde County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 28.2%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 14.2%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Uvalde County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Uvalde County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Uvalde County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Uvalde County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Uvalde County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Uvalde County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 4,154 (3,556 aged, 598 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 1,537 (20%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

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

  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (272)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (251)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (194)
  • Unspecified diabetes mellitus, without complications (149)
  • Unspecified dementia (145)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (131)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (129)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (70)
  • Septicaemia, unspecified (44)
  • Congestive heart failure (42)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 28%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 30%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 3.76
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 10,009
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 203
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 58,630

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,810
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 824
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 7

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 20
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 74

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 15

EPA green book nonattainment status in 2004-2006: 1
Crimes per 100,000 population in 1996: 1

Household type by relationship:

Households: 27,964
  • In family households: 24,064 (2,918 male householders, 3,144 female householders)
    4,180 spouses, 10,248 children (9,760 natural, 257 adopted, 238 stepchildren), 995 grandchildren, 564 brothers or sisters, 656 parents, 802 other relatives, 603 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 3,405 (1,315 male householders (1,047 living alone)), 1,368 female householders (1,288 living alone)), 720 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 494

Size of family households: 2,988 2-persons, 1,011 3-persons, 906 4-persons, 728 5-persons, 171 6-persons, 254 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 2,336 1-person, 291 2-persons, 60 4-persons.

3,953 married couples with children.
2,604 single-parent households (480 men, 2,124 women).

48.6% of residents of Uvalde speak English at home.
50.8% of residents speak Spanish at home (76% speak English very well, 8% speak English well, 9% speak English not well, 7% don't speak English at all).
0.4% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (96% speak English very well, 4% speak English not well).
0.6% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (90% speak English very well, 10% speak English well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $154,065,000 ($5,788 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $2,402,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $52,005,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $38,457,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $6,096,000
Federal grants: $48,061,000
Federal procurement contracts: $929,000 ($91,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $8,518,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $282,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $6,630,000
Federal Government insurance: $36,597,000

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

Births: 2,379
Here:

88 per 1000 residents
State:

85 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 1,218
Here:

45 per 1000 residents
State:

35 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +255
Here:

+9 per 1000 residents
State:

+29 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -356
Here -13 per 1000 residents
State +10 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Uvalde County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 6.06 millions of gallons per day (99% from ground, 1% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.6
State:

6.2

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.3
State:

4.1

Year house built in Uvalde County, Texas
  • Year house built in Uvalde County, Texas
  • 182014 or later
  • 4162010 to 2013
  • 1,7102000 to 2009
  • 2,0801990 to 1999
  • 1,2931980 to 1989
  • 2,0841970 to 1979
  • 1,1021960 to 1969
  • 1,0681950 to 1959
  • 5601940 to 1949
  • 7231939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Uvalde County, Texas
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Uvalde County, Texas
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Uvalde County, Texas
  • 481 room
  • 112 rooms
  • 2613 rooms
  • 9624 rooms
  • 1,6465 rooms
  • 1,5706 rooms
  • 6607 rooms
  • 6108 rooms
  • 3719+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Uvalde County, Texas
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Uvalde County, Texas
  • 1321 room
  • 1592 rooms
  • 3623 rooms
  • 7764 rooms
  • 5485 rooms
  • 3906 rooms
  • 837 rooms
  • 58 rooms
  • 1089+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Uvalde County, Texas
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Uvalde County, Texas
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Uvalde County, Texas
  • 44no bedroom
  • 2011 bedroom
  • 1,3252 bedrooms
  • 3,2673 bedrooms
  • 1,1554 bedrooms
  • 1155+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Uvalde County, Texas
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Uvalde County, Texas
  • 131no bedroom
  • 4201 bedroom
  • 9442 bedrooms
  • 8573 bedrooms
  • 1394 bedrooms
  • 815+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Uvalde County, Texas in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Uvalde County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Uvalde County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 212no vehicle
  • 1,7781 vehicle
  • 2,5822 vehicles
  • 1,0983 vehicles
  • 3274 vehicles
  • 1265+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Uvalde County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Uvalde County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 361no vehicle
  • 1,1571 vehicle
  • 8622 vehicles
  • 1613 vehicles
  • 04 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles

85.8% of Uvalde 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, 58% lived in Texas.

Uvalde County:

85.8%
State average:

84.1%

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

  • This state: 20,822
  • Other state: 3,179
  • Northeast: 286
  • Midwest: 905
  • South: 597
  • West: 1,402
Year Householders Moved Into Unit
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Uvalde County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 75.6%Electricity
  • 15.8%Utility gas
  • 8.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.5%Wood
  • 0.2%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 84.8%Electricity
  • 8.3%Utility gas
  • 7.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 76
Here:

2.3%
Texas:

6.6%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 49
Here:

3.2%
Texas:

6.4%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 77
Here:

5.4%
Texas:

15.1%

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

Uvalde County government finances - Expenditure in 2002:

  • Current Operations - Judicial and Legal Services: $1,021,000
    Other Hospitals: $818,000
    Police Protection: $711,000
    Corrections - Other: $665,000
    Regular Highways: $634,000
    General - Other: $633,000
    Financial Administration: $399,000
    General Public Buildings: $130,000
    Solid Waste Management: $120,000
    Health Services - Other: $108,000
    Welfare - Other: $91,000
    Welfare, Vendor Payments for Medical Care: $89,000
    Libraries: $80,000
    Central Staff Services: $64,000
    Fire Protection: $30,000
    Parks & Recreation: $12,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $0
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $3,944,000

Uvalde County government finances - Revenue in 2002:

  • Charges - All Other: $285,000
    Solid Waste Management: $43,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $16,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $537,000
    Interest Earnings: $55,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $577,000
    General Support: $47,000
    Highways: $23,000
  • Tax - Property: $2,130,000
    Total General Sales: $826,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $615,000
    Other Selective Sales: $247,000
    NEC: $63,000

Uvalde County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002:

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $1,870,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 1,154
  • Number of aged recipients: 331
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 823
  • Number of recipients under 18: 150
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 495
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 509
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 605
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 420
Uvalde County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
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Uvalde County Fatal accident statistics for 1995 - 2014
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Most common first names in Uvalde County, TX among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary10681.5 years
John10376.4 years
Maria10077.0 years
William9975.8 years
Jose8770.9 years
James8476.4 years
Juan6773.6 years
Robert6274.3 years
George5279.9 years
Joe4674.0 years
Most common last names in Uvalde County, TX among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Rodriguez10572.1 years
Flores8270.4 years
Hernandez7772.3 years
Gonzales7174.0 years
Garcia6771.7 years
Martinez5776.4 years
Smith4180.7 years
Davis3975.2 years
Reyes3773.7 years
Lopez3775.2 years
Businesses in Uvalde County, TX
NameCountNameCount
AT&T2Lane Furniture1
Ace Hardware1Little Caesars Pizza1
Applebee's1Long John Silver's1
AutoZone1Maurices1
Blockbuster1McDonald's2
Burger King1Nike4
Chevrolet1Payless1
Church's Chicken1Pizza Hut1
Circle K1RadioShack1
Dairy Queen1SONIC Drive-In1
FedEx4Sears1
Ford1T-Mobile2
GNC1Taco Bell1
H&R Block1U-Haul3
Holiday Inn1UPS4
Jack In The Box1Walmart1
Jones New York2Wendy's1

Uvalde County on our top lists:

  • #51 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest surface withdrawal of fresh water for public supply"