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Val Verde County, Texas (TX)

County population in 2014: 48,974 (90% urban, 10% rural); it was 44,856 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 4,908
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 5,344
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 9,343
Renter-occupied apartments: 5,402 (it was 4,808 in 2000)
% of renters here:

34%
State:

36%

Land area: 3170 sq. mi.

Water area: 62.0 sq. mi.

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Val Verde County: 80.8 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Educational, health and social services (27.6%), Retail trade (17.3%), Public administration (14.1%), Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (11.2%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 53%
  • Government: 25%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 22%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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Races in Val Verde County, Texas:

  • Hispanic or Latino (80.2%)
  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (17.5%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (1.2%)
Median resident age:  32.0 years
Texas median age:  33.0 years
Males: 24,566  (50.2%)
Females: 24,408  (49.8%)
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Val Verde County,TX real estate house value trend

Average household size:
Val Verde County:

3.0 people
Texas:

3 people
Estimated median household income in 2013: $41,765 ($28,376 in 1999)

This county:

$41765
Texas:

$51704

Median contract rent in 2013 for apartments: $506 (lower quartile is $372, upper quartile is $808)
This county:

$506
State:

$711


Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $94,110 (it was $53,200 in 2000)
Val Verde:

$94,110
Texas:

$132,000
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $54,615 - $147,046
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,066
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $351

Institutionalized population: 1,360

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 1
  • Robberies: 3
  • Assaults: 2
  • Burglaries: 53
  • Thefts: 66
  • Auto thefts: 9

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 0
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 3
  • Burglaries: 65
  • Thefts: 102
  • Auto thefts: 21
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Health of residents in Val Verde County based on CDC Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System Survey Questionnaires from 2003 to 2012:

General health status score of residents in this county from 1 (poor) to 5 (excellent) is 3.1. This is significantly worse than average.
65.0% of residents exercised in the past month. This is less than average.
35.6% of residents smoked 100+ cigarettes in their lives. This is less than average.
99.0% of adult residents drank alcohol in the past 30 days. This is more than average.
50.7% of residents visited a dentist within the past year. This is less than average.
Average weight of males is 196 pounds. This is about average.
Average weight of females is 162 pounds. This is about average.

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2000: 117 buildings, average cost: $56,100
  • 2001: 118 buildings, average cost: $55,700
  • 2002: 122 buildings, average cost: $56,600
  • 2003: 113 buildings, average cost: $64,500
  • 2004: 127 buildings, average cost: $68,300
  • 2007: 185 buildings, average cost: $61,800
  • 2008: 89 buildings, average cost: $75,500
  • 2009: 44 buildings, average cost: $90,800
  • 2010: 30 buildings, average cost: $125,000
  • 2011: 47 buildings, average cost: $10,200
  • 2012: 29 buildings, average cost: $121,400
  • 2013: 44 buildings, average cost: $118,700
  • 2014: 55 buildings, average cost: $125,700

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: $1,821 (1.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $921 (1.3%)

Val Verde County household income distribution in 2009 Val Verde County home values distribution Val Verde County contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 20.8%
(10.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 20.7% for Black residents, 22.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 26.2% for other race residents, 19.4% for two or more races residents)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 20.3%
Val Verde County:

20.3%
Texas:

17.5%
(10.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 20.9% for Black residents, 21.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 24.7% for other race residents, 19.5% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2013: 31 years old
(Males: 30 years old, Females: 34 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 37 years old, Black residents: 56 years old, American Indian residents: 25 years old, Asian residents: 33 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 31 years old, Other race residents: 31 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Val Verde County is $412 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $486 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $605 a month.

Cities in this county include: Del Rio, Cienegas Terrace, Laughlin AFB, Val Verde Park, Lake View, Box Canyon-Amistad, Amistad, Box Canyon.

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

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Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

6.0%
Texas:

4.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 1,443
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 58.7%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 14.1%

Number of foreign born residents: 10,494 (39% naturalized citizens)

Val Verde County:

23.4%
Whole state:

13.9%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1995 to March 2000: 1,502
  • 1990 to 1994: 1,100
  • 1985 to 1989: 1,217
  • 1980 to 1984: 1,164
  • 1975 to 1979: 1,627
  • 1970 to 1974: 1,497
  • 1970 to 1974: 763
  • 1965 to 1969: 1,624

Mean travel time to work (commute): 17.6 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 91.2%

Val Verde County marital status for males Val Verde County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 10,645
  • One, attached: 1,055
  • Two: 650
  • 3 or 4: 550
  • 5 to 9: 320
  • 10 to 19: 51
  • 20 or more: 376
  • Mobile homes: 2,594
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 47

Housing units in Val Verde County with a mortgage: 3,272 (119 second mortgage, 128 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 4,091

Here:

0.0% with mortgage
State:

64.2% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Val Verde County

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic11,1885
Evangelical Protestant4,99433
Mainline Protestant1,3365
Other1,2053
Black Protestant-1
None30,156-
Val Verde 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: 4
Val Verde County:

0.84 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Here:

0.21 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.

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

0.63 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.11 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 18
Val Verde County:

3.77 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 22
This county:

4.61 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.13 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Val Verde County:

10.6%
Texas:

8.9%

Adult obesity rate:
Val Verde County:

27.0%
State:

26.6%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

17.7%
State:

15.7%

Agriculture in Val Verde County:

Average size of farms: 5829 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $38,264
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $219.62
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 2.21%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 93.66%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $47,036
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 0.19%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 33.02%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $42,374
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 87.37%
Average age of principal farm operators: 59 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 0.92
Land in orchards: 87 acres

Earthquake activity:

Val Verde County-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Texas state average. It is 65% 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 150.4 miles away from Val Verde 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 239.1 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 228.0 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 181.1 miles away from the county center
On 8/28/1995 at 10:46:12, a magnitude 6.9 (5.7 MB, 6.5 MS, 6.9 ME, 6.6 MW, Depth: 7.6 mi, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 617.2 miles away from Val Verde County center
On 4/15/1995 at 14:33:29, a magnitude 4.0 (4.0 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 147.8 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), energy magnitude (ME), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • TexasHurricane Alex, Incident Period: June 30, 2010 to August 14, 2010, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1931): August 3, 2010, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1931, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • TexasWildfires, Incident Period: March 14, 2008 to September 1, 2008, Emergency Declared (EM-3284): March 14, 2008, FEMA Id: FEMA-EM-3284, Natural disaster type: Fire
  • TexasHurricane Rita, Incident Period: September 23, 2005 to October 14, 2005, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1606): September 24, 2005, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1606, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • TexasHurricane Rita, Incident Period: September 20, 2005 to October 14, 2005, Emergency Declared (EM-3261): September 21, 2005, FEMA Id: FEMA-EM-3261, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • TexasHurricane Katrina, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 1, 2005, Emergency Declared (EM-3216): September 2, 2005, FEMA Id: FEMA-EM-3216, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • TexasExtreme Fire Hazards, Incident Period: August 1, 1999 to December 10, 1999, Emergency Declared (EM-3142): September 1, 1999, FEMA Id: FEMA-EM-3142, Natural disaster type: Fire
  • TexasTropical Storm Charley, Incident Period: August 22, 1998 to August 31, 1998, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1239): August 26, 1998, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1239, Natural disaster type: Tropical Storm
  • TexasExtreme Fire Hazard, Incident Period: August 30, 1993 to November 15, 1993, Emergency Declared (EM-3113): September 10, 1993, FEMA Id: FEMA-EM-3113, Natural disaster type: Fire

The number of natural disasters in Val Verde County (8) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 3
Emergencies Declared: 5

Class of Workers

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Health care and social assistance (25%)
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Manufacturing (4%)
  • Finance and insurance (3%)
  • Health care and social assistance (29%)
  • Retail trade (18%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Manufacturing (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (11%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (11%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (10%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (8%)
  • Transportation occupations (8%)
  • Sales and related occupations (7%)
  • Production occupations (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (24%)
  • Sales and related occupations (13%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (11%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (8%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (5%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (5%)

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

  • Mexico (94%)
  • Guatemala (1%)
  • United Kingdom (1%)
  • Philippines (1%)
  • Canada (1%)
  • Cuba (0%)
  • Peru (0%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Val Verde County (%):

  • United States or American (4%)
  • German (4%)
  • English (3%)
  • Irish (2%)
  • Italian (1%)
  • Scotch-Irish (1%)
  • French (except Basque) (1%)

Val Verde County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 12,019 (75%)
  • Carpooled: 2,831 (18%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 7 (0%)
  • Subway or elevated: 7 (0%)
  • Taxi: 10 (0%)
  • Motorcycle: 48 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 140 (1%)
  • Walked: 358 (2%)
  • Other means: 284 (2%)
  • Worked at home: 303 (2%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

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


People in group quarters in Val Verde County, Texas in 2000:

  • 264 people in military barracks, etc.
  • 248 people in federal prisons and detention centers
  • 185 people in nursing homes
  • 72 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 17 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 10 people in other group homes
  • 7 people in military transient quarters for temporary residents
  • 2 people in religious group quarters

People in group quarters in Val Verde County, Texas in 2010:

  • 1,144 people in federal detention centers
  • 412 people in military barracks and dormitories (nondisciplinary)
  • 203 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 139 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 17 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 17 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 13 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $39,669.

7.17% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($37,521 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.17%
Texas average:

7.14%


0.31% of residents moved from foreign countries ($2,258 average AGI)
Val Verde County:

0.31%
Texas average:

0.08%

3.29% relocated from other counties in Texas ($16,286 average AGI)
3.57% relocated from other states ($18,975 average AGI)
Val Verde County:

3.57%
Texas average:

2.49%

Percentage of residents relocating from other counties or countries


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Bexar County, TX  0.83% ($35,787 average AGI)
from El Paso County, CO  0.64% ($29,019)
from Maverick County, TX  0.19% ($54,258)
from Tarrant County, TX  0.16% ($21,444)
from Harris County, TX  0.15% ($37,120)
from El Paso County, TX  0.12% ($55,100)
from Tom Green County, TX  0.12% ($25,895)


8.19% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($40,839 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.19%
Texas average:

6.69%


0.35% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,784 average AGI)
Val Verde County:

0.35%
Texas average:

0.10%

4.29% relocated to other counties in Texas ($18,231 average AGI)
3.55% relocated to other states ($20,824 average AGI)
Val Verde County:

3.55%
Texas average:

2.01%

Percentage of residents relocating to other counties or countries


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Bexar County, TX  1.19% ($33,293 average AGI)
to Tom Green County, TX  0.25% ($28,952)
to Clark County, NV  0.19% ($56,419)
to Tarrant County, TX  0.19% ($27,419)
to Nueces County, TX  0.17% ($41,107)
to Travis County, TX  0.16% ($23,778)
to Harris County, TX  0.11% ($25,842)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 22.7
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 20.0

Births per 1000 population in Val Verde County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 6.7
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 6.6
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 7.0

Deaths per 1000 population in Val Verde County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 6.1
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 4.5

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Val Verde County

Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 29.7%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 16.0%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Val Verde County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19

Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Val Verde County


Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 6,378 (5,678 aged, 700 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 2,568 (17%)

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

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

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

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

  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (476)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (395)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (216)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (168)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (150)
  • Septicaemia, unspecified (150)
  • Congestive heart failure (141)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (138)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (136)
  • Unspecified diabetes mellitus, without complications (92)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 27%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 28%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 2.11
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 7629.190
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 151.870
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 24197.43

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 2147.240
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 634.510
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 14.71

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 18.25
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 75.64

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 8.4

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

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 71.2. This is less than state average.

Household type by relationship:

Households: 46,934
  • In family households: 42,601 (8,344 male householders, 3,619 female householders)
    8,648 spouses, 16,279 children (15,264 natural, 238 adopted, 777 stepchildren), 2,492 grandchildren, 474 brothers or sisters, 571 parents, 802 other relatives, 740 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 4,333 (1,961 male householders (1,601 living alone)), 1,730 female householders (1,567 living alone)), 642 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 1,945 (1,360 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 3,973 2-persons, 2,618 3-persons, 2,420 4-persons, 1,639 5-persons, 739 6-persons, 574 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 3,168 1-person, 441 2-persons, 56 3-persons, 18 4-persons, 5 5-persons, 3 6-persons.

9,575 married couples with children.
2,687 single-parent households (471 men, 2,216 women).

30.1% of residents of Val Verde County speak English at home.
69.0% of residents speak Spanish at home (57% speak English very well, 21% speak English well, 13% speak English not well, 9% don't speak English at all).
0.5% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (66% speak English very well, 20% speak English well, 14% speak English not well).
0.3% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (50% speak English very well, 42% speak English well, 8% speak English not well).
0.2% of residents speak other language at home (71% speak English very well, 12% speak English well, 7% speak English not well, 10% don't speak English at all).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $412,318,000 ($8697 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $178,098,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $95,819,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $37,615,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $1,757,000
Federal grants: $68,601,000
Federal procurement contracts: $71,779,000 ($68,103,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $136,747,000 ($95,054,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $0,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $19,521,000
Federal Government insurance: $29,976,000

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

Births: 4,715
Here:

99 per 1000 residents
State:

85 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 1,419
Here:

30 per 1000 residents
State:

35 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +1,256
Here:

+26 per 1000 residents
State:

+29 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -1,738
Here -37 per 1000 residents
State +10 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Val Verde County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 12.94 millions of gallons per day (92% from ground, 8% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.3
State:

5.8

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.2
State:

3.8

Year house built

  • 2005 or later: 429
  • 2000 to 2004: 3,100
  • 1990 to 1999: 3,766
  • 1980 to 1989: 2,902
  • 1970 to 1979: 3,364
  • 1960 to 1969: 1,548
  • 1950 to 1959: 1,467
  • 1940 to 1949: 916
  • 1939 or earlier: 1,309
Rooms in houses/apartments in Val Verde County, Texas
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • 1 room: 32
  • 2 rooms: 445
  • 3 rooms: 912
  • 4 rooms: 1,454
  • 5 rooms: 2,419
  • 6 rooms: 2,060
  • 7 rooms: 972
  • 8 rooms: 648
  • 9+ rooms: 401
  • 1 room: 141
  • 2 rooms: 507
  • 3 rooms: 835
  • 4 rooms: 1,394
  • 5 rooms: 1,003
  • 6 rooms: 604
  • 7 rooms: 168
  • 8 rooms: 93
  • 9+ rooms: 63
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Val Verde County, Texas
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 133
  • 1 bedroom: 860
  • 2 bedrooms: 2,327
  • 3 bedrooms: 4,556
  • 4 bedrooms: 1,234
  • 5+ bedrooms: 233
  • no bedroom: 188
  • 1 bedroom: 1,040
  • 2 bedrooms: 1,923
  • 3 bedrooms: 1,417
  • 4 bedrooms: 221
  • 5+ bedrooms: 19
Cars and other vehicles available in Val Verde County, Texas in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 490
  • 1 vehicle: 2,919
  • 2 vehicles: 3,858
  • 3 vehicles: 1,559
  • 4 vehicles: 377
  • 5+ vehicles: 140
  • no vehicle: 689
  • 1 vehicle: 2,128
  • 2 vehicles: 1,686
  • 3 vehicles: 259
  • 4 vehicles: 33
  • 5+ vehicles: 13

58% of Val Verde County residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 58% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 53% lived in Texas.

Val Verde County:

57.6%
State average:

51.6%

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

  • This state: 25987
  • Northeast: 958
  • Midwest: 2438
  • South: 1873
  • West: 2300

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $51,600


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 2%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 2%

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Val Verde County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Electricity (54.2%)
  • Utility gas (30.9%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (13.2%)
  • Wood (0.8%)
  • No fuel used (0.5%)
  • Electricity (52.2%)
  • Utility gas (39.9%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (6.6%)
  • No fuel used (1.3%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 339
Here:

5.1%
Texas:

6.8%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 57
Here:

1.9%
Texas:

6.2%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 192
Here:

16.4%
Texas:

15.4%

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)

Val Verde County government finances - Expenditure in 2002:

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $327,000
    Sewerage: $268,000
  • Current Operations - Corrections - Other: $7,801,000
    Police Protection: $1,681,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,351,000
    Regular Highways: $1,150,000
    Central Staff Services: $844,000
    Financial Administration: $587,000
    General Public Buildings: $415,000
    Libraries: $353,000
    Parks & Recreation: $121,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $112,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $77,000
    General - Other: $63,000
    Fire Protection: $62,000
    Welfare, Federal Categorical Assistance Programs: $31,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $83,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $182,000
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $3,795,000

Val Verde County government finances - Revenue in 2002:

  • Charges - All Other: $963,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - General Support: $7,144,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $541,000
    Interest Earnings: $26,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $300,000
  • Tax - Property: $3,458,000
    Total General Sales: $1,196,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $818,000

Val Verde County government finances - Debt in 2002:

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $1,379,000
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $613,000
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $153,000
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $613,000

Val Verde County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002:

  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $219,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 2,344
  • Number of aged recipients: 1,082
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 1,262
  • Number of recipients under 18: 200
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 722
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 1,422
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 1,305
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 778
Val Verde County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Val Verde 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 Val Verde County, TX among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Maria28975.8 years
Jose18972.4 years
Juan14872.5 years
Jesus10574.5 years
Mary8575.4 years
Manuel8573.8 years
John8273.2 years
Guadalupe8276.7 years
James7872.7 years
Pedro6974.0 years
Most common last names in Val Verde County, TX among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Martinez18072.1 years
Rodriguez16974.3 years
Hernandez15875.2 years
Garcia13273.7 years
Flores9272.6 years
Ramirez8971.9 years
Sanchez8873.3 years
Gonzalez8075.3 years
Perez7877.1 years
Lopez7473.9 years
Businesses in Val Verde County, TX
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1La Quinta1
Advance Auto Parts1Lane Furniture2
Applebee's1Little Caesars Pizza1
Ashley Furniture1Long John Silver's1
AutoZone1McDonald's3
Bath & Body Works1Nike3
Best Western1Nissan1
Burger King2Payless1
Chevrolet1Quiznos1
Church's Chicken1RadioShack1
Comfort Inn1Rue211
Dairy Queen1SONIC Drive-In2
FedEx2Sears1
Foot Locker1Sprint Nextel1
Ford1Subway2
GNC1T-Mobile3
GameStop1Toyota1
H&R Block1True Value1
Holiday Inn1U-Haul4
Home Depot1UPS7
IHOP1Walmart1
JCPenney1Wendy's1
KFC1

Val Verde County on our top lists:

  • #62 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating to foreign countries in 2011"
  • #74 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011"