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Van Zandt County, Texas (TX)

County population in 2019: 56,536 (25% urban, 75% rural); it was 48,140 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 8,082
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 7,595
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 14,713
Renter-occupied apartments: 4,370 (it was 3,482 in 2000)
% of renters here:

19%
State:

36%

Land area: 849 sq. mi.

Water area: 10.8 sq. mi.

Population density: 67 people per square mile   (average).

March 2019 cost of living index in Van Zandt County: 80.6 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Educational, health and social services (18.6%), Construction (13.0%), Transportation and warehousing,and utilities (12.5%), Manufacturing (11.9%), Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (10.5%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 67%
  • Government: 2%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 28%
  • Unpaid family work: 2%
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  • Races in Van Zandt County, TX (2019)
    • 46,41196.4%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 6,23012.9%Hispanic or Latino
    • 1,5953.3%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 9231.9%Two or more races
    • 2890.6%Asian alone
    • 2830.6%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
    • 470.10%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
Median resident age:

43.4 years
Texas median age:

35.1 years
Males: 27,752  (49.1%)
Females: 28,784  (50.9%)
Average household size:
Van Zandt County:

2.0 people
Texas:

3 people

Estimated median household income in 2019: $56,561 ($35,029 in 1999)
This county:

$56,561
Texas:

$64,034

Median contract rent in 2019 for apartments: $669 (lower quartile is $478, upper quartile is $811)
This county:

$669
State:

$929


Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $153,698 (it was $66,700 in 2000)
Van Zandt:

$153,698
Texas:

$200,400
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $88,088 - $257,087

Mean price in 2019:

Detached houses: $284,682
Here:

$284,682
State:

$268,991

Townhouses or other attached units: $191,095
Here:

$191,095
State:

$268,635

Mobile homes: $107,900
Here:

$107,900
State:

$94,014

Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $9,891
Here:

$9,891
State:

$52,538

Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,322
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $480

Institutionalized population: 648

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

  • Murders: 4
  • Rapes: 1
  • Robberies: 5
  • Assaults: 90
  • Burglaries: 351
  • Thefts: 505
  • Auto thefts: 122

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

  • Murders: 1
  • Rapes: 0
  • Robberies: 10
  • Assaults: 114
  • Burglaries: 380
  • Thefts: 417
  • Auto thefts: 125
Van Zandt County, TX map from a distance

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 29 buildings, average cost: $61,000
  • 1998: 32 buildings, average cost: $72,700
  • 1999: 48 buildings, average cost: $100,900
  • 2000: 32 buildings, average cost: $120,800
  • 2001: 39 buildings, average cost: $88,200
  • 2002: 49 buildings, average cost: $84,300
  • 2003: 40 buildings, average cost: $89,900
  • 2004: 51 buildings, average cost: $92,600
  • 2005: 47 buildings, average cost: $131,700
  • 2006: 50 buildings, average cost: $93,300
  • 2007: 29 buildings, average cost: $113,800
  • 2008: 14 buildings, average cost: $105,600
  • 2009: 13 buildings, average cost: $101,100
  • 2010: 5 buildings, average cost: $112,900
  • 2011: 9 buildings, average cost: $277,800
  • 2012: 4 buildings, average cost: $95,000
  • 2013: 3 buildings, average cost: $110,000
  • 2014: 9 buildings, average cost: $130,000
  • 2015: 17 buildings, average cost: $138,500
  • 2016: 28 buildings, average cost: $166,200
  • 2017: 13 buildings, average cost: $155,500
  • 2018: 31 buildings, average cost: $140,300
  • 2019: 32 buildings, average cost: $198,600
Number of permits per 10,000 Van Zandt, TX residents
Average permit cost in Van Zandt, TX
Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $2,313 (1.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $1,509 (1.2%)

Distribution of median household income in Van Zandt, TX in 2019
Distribution of house value in Van Zandt, TX in 2019
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Van Zandt, TX in 2019
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 12.6%
Van Zandt County:

12.6%
Texas:

13.6%
(10.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 26.0% for Black residents, 22.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 17.3% for American Indian residents, 35.2% for other race residents, 39.2% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2019: 43.4 years old
(Males: 41.8 years old, Females: 44.6 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 45.8 years old, Black residents: 43.0 years old, American Indian residents: 45.7 years old, Asian residents: 33.7 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 25.4 years old, Other race residents: 30.1 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Van Zandt County is $429 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $525 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $734 a month.

Cities in this county include: Ben Wheeler-Edom, Wills Point, Canton, Grand Saline, Van, Edgewood, Callender Lake, Myrtle Springs, Fruitvale, Edom.

Van Zandt 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: Bibb County, Alabama , Issaquena County, Mississippi , Ouachita Parish, Louisiana , Glascock County, Georgia , Erath County , Kaufman County .

Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

6.7%
Texas:

8.0%

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

Current college students: 1,205
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 85.2%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 16.2%

Number of foreign born residents: 2,583 (41.9% naturalized citizens)

Van Zandt County:

4.6%
Whole state:

17.1%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 5972010 or later
  • 6832000 to 2009
  • 4521990 to 1999
  • 4251980 to 1989
  • 1151970 to 1979
  • 219Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 37.3 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 45.6%

Van Zandt County marital status for males Van Zandt County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 17,074
  • One, attached: 137
  • Two: 559
  • 3 or 4: 272
  • 5 to 9: 119
  • 10 to 19: 142
  • 20 to 49: 134
  • 50 or more: 41
  • Mobile homes: 5,278
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 92

Housing units in Van Zandt County with a mortgage: 6,478 (34 second mortgage, 115 home equity loan, 8 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 9,845

Here:

40.0% with mortgage
State:

56.1% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Van Zandt County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant18,79185
Mainline Protestant3,23115
Catholic1,9453
Black Protestant7155
Other5782
None27,319-
Van Zandt County Religion Details
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 6
Van Zandt County:

1.16 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Here:

0.19 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (no gas): 6
This county:

1.16 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.11 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 32
Van Zandt County:

6.18 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 29
This county:

5.60 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.13 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Van Zandt County:

8.9%
Texas:

8.9%

Adult obesity rate:
Van Zandt County:

25.5%
State:

26.6%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

14.9%
State:

15.7%

Agriculture in Van Zandt County:

Average size of farms: 149 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $25,696
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $422.44
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 35.34%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 54.50%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $24,729
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 18.63%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 4.33%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $37,113
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 96.24%
Average age of principal farm operators: 57 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 26.92
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 7.50%
All wheat for grain: 114 harvested acres
Vegetables: 1,338 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 469 acres

Earthquake activity:

Van Zandt County-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Texas state average. It is 423% 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 211.7 miles away from Van Zandt County center
On 9/3/2016 at 12:02:44, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 3.5 mi) earthquake occurred 273.8 miles away from the 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 95.9 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 93.4 miles away from the 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 289.4 miles away from Van Zandt County center
On 11/7/2016 at 01:44:24, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MW, Depth: 2.8 mi) earthquake occurred 242.9 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), 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 Winter Storms, Tornadoes, Straight-line Winds, and Flooding, Incident Period: December 26, 2016 to January 21, 2016, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4255: February 09, 2016, FEMA Id: 4255, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm, Tornado, Flood, Wind
  • Texas 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 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 Hurricane Ike, Incident Period: September 07, 2008 to September 26, 2008, Emergency Declared EM-3294: September 10, 2008, FEMA Id: 3294, 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
  • 4 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Van Zandt County (14) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 6

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

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 11,771 (78.0%)
  • Carpooled: 1,521 (10.1%)
  • Bus: 4 (0.0%)
  • Light rail, streetcar or trolley: 39 (0.3%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 198 (1.3%)
  • Bicycle: 25 (0.2%)
  • Walked: 356 (2.4%)
  • Worked at home: 1,246 (8.3%)
Class of Workers in 2019
Most common industries in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (18%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (4%)
  • Manufacturing (4%)

Most common industries for females in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (24%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
  • Manufacturing (5%)

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


  • Construction and extraction occupations (15%)
  • Management occupations (11%)
  • Production occupations (10%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (8%)
  • Transportation occupations (6%)
  • Material moving occupations (6%)

Most common occupations for females in 2019


  • Office and administrative support occupations (18%)
  • Sales and related occupations (12%)
  • Educational instruction, and library occupations (9%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (8%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (8%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (6%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (6%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Mexico (62%)
  • China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (10%)
  • India (4%)
  • Germany (3%)
  • Honduras (2%)
  • United Kingdom, excluding England and Scotland (2%)
  • England (2%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Van Zandt County


  • American (47%)
  • English (5%)
  • German (4%)
  • Irish (4%)
  • European (3%)
  • Italian (1%)
  • Scotch-Irish (1%)

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

People in group quarters in Van Zandt County, Texas in 2000:

  • 570 people in nursing homes
  • 167 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 87 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 50 people in hospitals or wards for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 46 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 11 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 9 people in short-term care, detention or diagnostic centers for delinquent children
  • 6 people in other group homes

People in group quarters in Van Zandt County, Texas in 2010:

  • 435 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 134 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 64 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals and psychiatric units in other hospitals
  • 19 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 15 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $54,942.

8.63% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($45,613 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.63%
Texas average:

7.43%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
7.17% relocated from other counties in Texas ($37,152 average AGI)
1.45% relocated from other states ($8,462 average AGI)
Van Zandt County:

1.45%
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 Dallas County, TX  1.27% ($48,926 average AGI)
from Kaufman County, TX  1.07% ($48,598)
from Smith County, TX  0.96% ($38,240)
from Henderson County, TX  0.61% ($36,982)
from Tarrant County, TX  0.37% ($52,791)
from Hunt County, TX  0.28% ($26,784)
from Collin County, TX  0.27% ($81,633)


6.97% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($40,618 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.97%
Texas average:

7.26%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
6.00% relocated to other counties in Texas ($35,742 average AGI)
0.97% relocated to other states ($4,877 average AGI)
Van Zandt County:

0.97%
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 Smith County, TX  1.09% ($41,155 average AGI)
to Kaufman County, TX  0.79% ($43,454)
to Dallas County, TX  0.66% ($35,197)
to Henderson County, TX  0.63% ($34,327)
to Wood County, TX  0.35% ($38,484)
to Hunt County, TX  0.25% ($52,644)
to Tarrant County, TX  0.25% ($49,727)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 12.0
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 12.1

Births per 1000 population in Van Zandt County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 12.1
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 11.5
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2019: 12.0

Deaths per 1000 population in Van Zandt County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 6.7
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 4.2

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Van Zandt County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2018: 21.4%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2018: 13.1%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Van Zandt County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Van Zandt County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Van Zandt County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Van Zandt County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Van Zandt County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Van Zandt County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 9,598 (8,116 aged, 1,482 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 2,475 (20%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

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

  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (1,321)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (856)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (700)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (672)
  • Other ill-defined and unspecified causes of mortality (519)
  • Congestive heart failure (428)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (375)
  • Alzheimer disease, unspecified (260)
  • Unspecified dementia (226)
  • Atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease, so described (192)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 16%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 15%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 1.92
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 2,006
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 46
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 11,595

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,236
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,130

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 25
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 51

Homicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 71.0. This is more than state average.

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 181.9. This is more than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide
Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 130.7
  • Other - 51.2

Household type by relationship:

Households: 56,536
  • Male householders: 10,909 (2,190 living alone), Female householders: 9,855 (2,491 living alone)
  • 11,809 spouses (11,692 opposite-sex spouses), 989 unmarried partners, (966 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 15,273 children (13,486 natural, 748 adopted, 1,064 stepchildren), 1,935 grandchildren, 829 brothers or sisters, 898 parents, 198 foster children, 1,510 other relatives, 1,709 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 656

Size of family households: 6,847 2-persons, 3,385 3-persons, 2,526 4-persons, 1,334 5-persons, 552 6-persons, 379 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 4,682 1-person, 888 2-persons, 91 3-persons, 47 4-persons, 8 5-persons, 8 6-persons.

8,030 married couples with children.
2,320 single-parent households (824 men, 1,496 women).

92.4% of residents of Van Zandt speak English at home.
6.9% of residents speak Spanish at home (59% speak English very well, 24% speak English well, 8% speak English not well, 9% don't speak English at all).
0.5% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (56% speak English very well, 43% speak English well, 1% speak English not well).
0.2% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (29% speak English very well, 57% speak English well, 14% speak English not well).
0.2% of residents speak other language at home (100% speak English very well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $241,212,000 ($4,639 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $6,289,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $128,317,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $71,416,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $1,106,000
Federal grants: $32,240,000
Federal procurement contracts: $1,851,000 ($2,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $6,281,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $282,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $11,897,000
Federal Government insurance: $24,472,000

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

Births: 3,206
Here:

61 per 1000 residents
State:

85 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 3,008
Here:

57 per 1000 residents
State:

35 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +533
Here:

+10 per 1000 residents
State:

+29 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +3,681
Here:

+70 per 1000 residents
State:

+10 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Van Zandt County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 5.75 millions of gallons per day (44% from ground, 56% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.8
State:

6.3

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

5.0
State:

4.1

Year house built in Van Zandt County, Texas
  • Year house built in Van Zandt County, Texas
  • 1,4012014 or later
  • 7232010 to 2013
  • 3,8192000 to 2009
  • 4,3731990 to 1999
  • 3,9811980 to 1989
  • 4,1921970 to 1979
  • 2,5551960 to 1969
  • 1,4161950 to 1959
  • 5811940 to 1949
  • 8021939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Van Zandt County, Texas
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Van Zandt County, Texas
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Van Zandt County, Texas
  • 1661 room
  • 1442 rooms
  • 4373 rooms
  • 1,7734 rooms
  • 4,3435 rooms
  • 3,7606 rooms
  • 2,3927 rooms
  • 1,5558 rooms
  • 1,6079+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Van Zandt County, Texas
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Van Zandt County, Texas
  • 1241 room
  • 1522 rooms
  • 5103 rooms
  • 8814 rooms
  • 1,3145 rooms
  • 7586 rooms
  • 3927 rooms
  • 2248 rooms
  • 1739+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Van Zandt County, Texas
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Van Zandt County, Texas
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Van Zandt County, Texas
  • 165no bedroom
  • 5711 bedroom
  • 3,2602 bedrooms
  • 9,1183 bedrooms
  • 2,4774 bedrooms
  • 5045+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Van Zandt County, Texas
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Van Zandt County, Texas
  • 132no bedroom
  • 6481 bedroom
  • 1,5512 bedrooms
  • 1,7673 bedrooms
  • 4134 bedrooms
  • 225+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Van Zandt County, Texas in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Van Zandt County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Van Zandt County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 376no vehicle
  • 3,5621 vehicle
  • 6,5412 vehicles
  • 3,8173 vehicles
  • 1,3374 vehicles
  • 5735+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Van Zandt County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Van Zandt County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 344no vehicle
  • 2,0911 vehicle
  • 1,4322 vehicles
  • 5783 vehicles
  • 1284 vehicles
  • 165+ vehicles

87.8% of Van Zandt County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 28% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 86% lived in Texas.

Van Zandt County:

87.8%
State average:

84.4%

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

  • This state: 41,849
  • Other state: 11,685
  • Northeast: 1,464
  • Midwest: 2,961
  • South: 3,926
  • West: 3,346
Year householders moved into unit in Van Zandt County, TX
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Van Zandt County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 76.1%Electricity
  • 10.8%Utility gas
  • 8.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 3.8%Wood
  • 0.6%Other fuel
  • 0.1%Solar energy
  • 0.1%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 79.4%Electricity
  • 14.4%Utility gas
  • 3.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.8%Wood
  • 0.4%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.2%No fuel used

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 468
Here:

8.0%
Texas:

7.0%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 320
Here:

9.6%
Texas:

6.6%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 212
Here:

13.2%
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

Van Zandt County government finances - Expenditure in 2017:

  • Charges - Other: $1,024,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $1,503,000
    General - Other: $724,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $4,751,000
    Police Protection: $3,014,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $2,852,000
    Correctional Institutions: $2,629,000
    Financial Administration: $1,615,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,082,000
    General - Other: $622,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Medical Care: $264,000
    General Public Buildings: $245,000
    Local Fire Protection: $173,000
    Libraries: $165,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $114,000
    Health - Other: $24,000
    Corrections - Other: $1,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $324,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $8,705,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $8,255,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $450,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $1,015,000
    General Revenue - Other: $161,000
    Sale of Property: $72,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $24,000
    Rents: $2,000
    Interest Earnings: $0
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $459,000
    General - Other: $112,000
    Police Protection: $84,000
    Financial Administration: $31,000
    Central Staff Services: $6,000
    Correctional Institutions: $3,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $3,000
    Libraries: $2,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $1,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $486,000
    Highways: $415,000
    General Local Government Support: $17,000
    Health and Hospitals: $12,000
  • Tax - Property: $12,537,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $1,161,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $6,289,000

Van Zandt County government finances - Revenue in 2017:

  • Charges - Other: $1,024,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $1,503,000
    General - Other: $724,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $4,751,000
    Police Protection: $3,014,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $2,852,000
    Correctional Institutions: $2,629,000
    Financial Administration: $1,615,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,082,000
    General - Other: $622,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Medical Care: $264,000
    General Public Buildings: $245,000
    Local Fire Protection: $173,000
    Libraries: $165,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $114,000
    Health - Other: $24,000
    Corrections - Other: $1,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $324,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $8,705,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $8,255,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $450,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $1,015,000
    General Revenue - Other: $161,000
    Sale of Property: $72,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $24,000
    Rents: $2,000
    Interest Earnings: $0
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $459,000
    General - Other: $112,000
    Police Protection: $84,000
    Financial Administration: $31,000
    Central Staff Services: $6,000
    Correctional Institutions: $3,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $3,000
    Libraries: $2,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $1,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $486,000
    Highways: $415,000
    General Local Government Support: $17,000
    Health and Hospitals: $12,000
  • Tax - Property: $12,537,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $1,161,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $6,289,000

Van Zandt County government finances - Debt in 2017:

  • Charges - Other: $1,024,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $1,503,000
    General - Other: $724,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $4,751,000
    Police Protection: $3,014,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $2,852,000
    Correctional Institutions: $2,629,000
    Financial Administration: $1,615,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,082,000
    General - Other: $622,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Medical Care: $264,000
    General Public Buildings: $245,000
    Local Fire Protection: $173,000
    Libraries: $165,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $114,000
    Health - Other: $24,000
    Corrections - Other: $1,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $324,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $8,705,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $8,255,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $450,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $1,015,000
    General Revenue - Other: $161,000
    Sale of Property: $72,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $24,000
    Rents: $2,000
    Interest Earnings: $0
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $459,000
    General - Other: $112,000
    Police Protection: $84,000
    Financial Administration: $31,000
    Central Staff Services: $6,000
    Correctional Institutions: $3,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $3,000
    Libraries: $2,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $1,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $486,000
    Highways: $415,000
    General Local Government Support: $17,000
    Health and Hospitals: $12,000
  • Tax - Property: $12,537,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $1,161,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $6,289,000

Van Zandt County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017:

  • Charges - Other: $1,024,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $1,503,000
    General - Other: $724,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $4,751,000
    Police Protection: $3,014,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $2,852,000
    Correctional Institutions: $2,629,000
    Financial Administration: $1,615,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,082,000
    General - Other: $622,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Medical Care: $264,000
    General Public Buildings: $245,000
    Local Fire Protection: $173,000
    Libraries: $165,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $114,000
    Health - Other: $24,000
    Corrections - Other: $1,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $324,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $8,705,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $8,255,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $450,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $1,015,000
    General Revenue - Other: $161,000
    Sale of Property: $72,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $24,000
    Rents: $2,000
    Interest Earnings: $0
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $459,000
    General - Other: $112,000
    Police Protection: $84,000
    Financial Administration: $31,000
    Central Staff Services: $6,000
    Correctional Institutions: $3,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $3,000
    Libraries: $2,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $1,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $486,000
    Highways: $415,000
    General Local Government Support: $17,000
    Health and Hospitals: $12,000
  • Tax - Property: $12,537,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $1,161,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $6,289,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 1,042
  • Number of aged recipients: 163
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 879
  • Number of recipients under 18: 151
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 639
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 252
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 427
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 410
Most common first names in Van Zandt County, TX among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James43971.7 years
William37275.6 years
John32475.5 years
Mary30579.3 years
Robert22973.7 years
Charles16170.7 years
George14176.5 years
Thomas13374.1 years
Willie13379.4 years
Ruby10981.3 years
Most common last names in Van Zandt County, TX among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith20575.4 years
Brown12775.8 years
Jones12475.7 years
Johnson12175.8 years
Williams11275.8 years
Davis11174.8 years
Martin10276.5 years
Taylor9676.2 years
Moore8478.3 years
Thompson8175.4 years
Businesses in Van Zandt County, TX
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1Lane Furniture1
Best Western1Long John Silver's1
Burger King1MasterBrand Cabinets1
CVS1McDonald's1
Carl\s Jr.1Motel 61
Chevrolet2Pizza Hut1
Church's Chicken1Quality1
Circle K1SONIC Drive-In4
Dairy Queen2Sears1
Days Inn1Subway4
Decora Cabinetry1Super 81
FedEx4Taco Bell1
H&R Block2U-Haul8
KFC1UPS7
La-Z-Boy1Walmart1