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Victoria County, Texas (TX)

County population in 2017: 92,084 (73% urban, 27% rural); it was 84,088 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 11,678
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 9,466
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 20,257
Renter-occupied apartments: 11,043 (it was 9,814 in 2000)
% of renters here:

33%
State:

36%

Land area: 883 sq. mi.

Water area: 6.2 sq. mi.

Population density: 104 people per square mile   (average).

March 2019 cost of living index in Victoria County: 85.1 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (22.0%), Construction (18.2%), Educational, health and social services (16.8%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 46%
  • Government: 7%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 46%
  • Unpaid family work: 2%
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  • Races in Victoria County, TX (2017)
    • 44,33452.7%Hispanic or Latino
    • 42,41650.4%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 5,4876.5%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 1,3691.6%Asian alone
    • 1,3131.6%Two or more races
    • 1630.2%Some other race alone
    • 1070.1%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
Median resident age:

36.0 years
Texas median age:

34.7 years
Males: 45,600  (49.5%)
Females: 46,484  (50.5%)
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Average household size:
Victoria County:

2.0 people
Texas:

3 people

Estimated median household income in 2017: $51,892 ($38,732 in 1999)
This county:

$51,892
Texas:

$59,206

Median contract rent in 2017 for apartments: $741 (lower quartile is $538, upper quartile is $934)
This county:

$741
State:

$843


Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $140,300 (it was $68,600 in 2000)
Victoria:

$140,300
Texas:

$172,200
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $74,000 - $215,500
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,288
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $400

Institutionalized population: 1,177

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

  • Murders: 2
  • Rapes: 3
  • Robberies: 2
  • Assaults: 46
  • Burglaries: 152
  • Thefts: 332
  • Auto thefts: 35

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

  • Murders: 1
  • Rapes: 10
  • Robberies: 5
  • Assaults: 34
  • Burglaries: 191
  • Thefts: 452
  • Auto thefts: 40
Victoria County, TX map from a distance

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 189 buildings, average cost: $78,400
  • 1998: 212 buildings, average cost: $92,600
  • 1999: 196 buildings, average cost: $108,000
  • 2000: 167 buildings, average cost: $109,800
  • 2001: 144 buildings, average cost: $99,200
  • 2002: 212 buildings, average cost: $94,600
  • 2003: 117 buildings, average cost: $109,600
  • 2004: 138 buildings, average cost: $113,100
  • 2005: 123 buildings, average cost: $121,400
  • 2006: 143 buildings, average cost: $141,700
  • 2007: 103 buildings, average cost: $151,100
  • 2008: 59 buildings, average cost: $156,200
  • 2009: 46 buildings, average cost: $155,100
  • 2010: 47 buildings, average cost: $155,400
  • 2011: 83 buildings, average cost: $178,100
  • 2012: 111 buildings, average cost: $181,600
  • 2013: 122 buildings, average cost: $165,600
  • 2014: 163 buildings, average cost: $166,300
  • 2015: 136 buildings, average cost: $152,900
  • 2016: 62 buildings, average cost: $206,200
  • 2017: 57 buildings, average cost: $163,500
Number of permits per 10,000 Victoria, TX residents
Average permit cost in Victoria, TX
Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $2,786 (1.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,654 (1.4%)

Distribution of median household income in Victoria, TX in 2017
Distribution of house value in Victoria, TX in 2017
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Victoria, TX in 2017
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 16.5%
Victoria County:

16.5%
Texas:

14.7%
(6.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 15.8% for Black residents, 26.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 30.7% for American Indian residents, 8.0% for other race residents, 15.7% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2017: 36.0 years old
(Males: 33.1 years old, Females: 37.9 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 44.9 years old, Black residents: 44.2 years old, American Indian residents: 50.0 years old, Asian residents: 51.4 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 29.6 years old, Other race residents: 41.7 years old)

Area name: Victoria, TX HUD Metro FMR Area
Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Victoria County is $460 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $589 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $733 a month.

Cities in this county include: Victoria, Bloomington, Inez, Placedo.

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

2018 air pollution in Victoria County:

Ozone (1-hour): 0.022 ppm (standard limit: 0.12 ppm). Below U.S. average.

Click to draw/clear Victoria County borders

Notable locations in this county outside city limits:

Notable locations in Victoria County: Cattail Windmill (A), Chain Windmill (B), Chivo Windmill (C), Cocklebur Windmill (D), Cow Pasture Windmill (E), Crawford Windmill (F), Creek Windmill (G), Cude Windmill (H), El Rancho Quien Sabe (I), Forest Windmill (J), Frio Windmill (K), Gillman Windmill (L), Gracey Ranch (M), H and B Ranch (N), Halff Ranch (O), Headquarters Windmill (P), Herbert Windmill (Q), Hill Windmill (R), Honeymoon Windmill (S), Hunters Camp Windmill (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Church in Victoria County: Saint Mary Chapel (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemeteries: Covey Chapel Cemetery (1), Miguel Cemetery (2), Hugo Cemetery (3), Buckhorn Cemetery (4), Diller Cemetery (5), Tehuacana Cemetery (6), Derby Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Buzzard Roost Lake (A), Howard Lake (B), Jewel Lake (C), Burns Reservoir (D), Thompson Lake (E), Bennett Reservoir (F), Morrow Lake Number 2 (G), Morrow Lake Number 1 (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Black Creek (A), Big Hollow Creek (B), Berry Creek (C), Becerro Creek (D), West Fork Ellis Branch (E), Yoledigo Creek (F), Todos Santos Creek (G), Tehuacana Creek (H), Seco Creek (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Victoria County include: Longhorn Athletic Field (1), Gosch Athletic Field (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Neighboring counties: Bexar County , Hernando County, Florida , Dimmit County , Frio County , Jackson County , Lavaca County .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

3.5%
Texas:

3.5%

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

Current college students: 3,966
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 82.4%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 19.7%

Number of foreign born residents: 5,825 (49.0% naturalized citizens)

Victoria County:

6.3%
Whole state:

17.1%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 1,4272010 or later
  • 1,4982000 to 2009
  • 1,3411990 to 1999
  • 9991980 to 1989
  • 6971970 to 1979
  • 619Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.4 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 84.9%

Victoria County marital status for males Victoria County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 24,983
  • One, attached: 181
  • Two: 781
  • 3 or 4: 2,994
  • 5 to 9: 2,104
  • 10 to 19: 330
  • 20 to 49: 674
  • 50 or more: 419
  • Mobile homes: 4,530
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 52

Housing units in Victoria County with a mortgage: 10,474 (0 second mortgage, 431 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 10,885

Here:

50.0% with mortgage
State:

57.7% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Victoria County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic31,3138
Evangelical Protestant22,94963
Mainline Protestant6,57519
Other3,1048
Black Protestant1,5158
None21,337-
Victoria 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: 8
Victoria County:

0.93 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
Here:

0.23 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (no gas): 5
This county:

0.58 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.11 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 58
Victoria County:

6.73 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 62
This county:

7.20 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.13 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Victoria County:

9.9%
Texas:

8.9%

Adult obesity rate:
Victoria County:

27.7%
State:

26.6%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

16.8%
State:

15.7%

Agriculture in Victoria County:

Average size of farms: 400 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $22,600
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $163.11
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 4.41%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 51.97%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $29,940
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 16.65%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 2.93%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $46,531
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 91.68%
Average age of principal farm operators: 57 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 13.53
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 0.07%
Corn for grain: 30708 harvested acres
Upland cotton: 11458 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 12492 harvested acres
Vegetables: 83 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 648 acres

Tornado activity:

Victoria County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly below Texas state average. It is 4191294.4 times below overall U.S. average.
Tornadoes in this county have caused 8 fatalities and 19 injuries recorded between 1950 and 2004.
On 4/15/1973, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado killed 5 people and injured 12 people

Earthquake activity:

Victoria County-area historical earthquake activity is below Texas state average. It is 86% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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 69.5 miles away from Victoria County center
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 398.0 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 64.7 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 369.3 miles away from the county center
On 3/24/1997 at 22:31:34, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 99.2 miles away from Victoria County center
On 7/20/1991 at 23:38:19, a magnitude 3.6 (3.4 LG, 3.6 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 65.0 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 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 Hurricane Gustav, Incident Period: August 27, 2008 to September 07, 2008, Emergency Declared EM-3290: August 29, 2008, FEMA Id: 3290, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Texas Hurricane Dean, Incident Period: August 17, 2007 to September 05, 2007, Emergency Declared EM-3277: August 18, 2007, FEMA Id: 3277, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • 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 Hurricane Claudette, Incident Period: July 15, 2003 to July 28, 2003, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1479: July 17, 2003, FEMA Id: 1479, 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
  • 7 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Victoria County (17) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 7

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 8, Storms: 7, Floods: 6, Tornadoes: 4, Fires: 2, Wind: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Victoria

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 39,424 (82.2%)
  • Carpooled: 5,337 (11.1%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 213 (0.4%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 412 (0.9%)
  • Bicycle: 102 (0.2%)
  • Walked: 384 (0.8%)
  • Worked at home: 2,057 (4.3%)
Class of Workers in 2017
Most common industries in 2017 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2017


  • Health care and social assistance (25%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Wholesale trade (4%)

Most common industries for females in 2017


  • Health care and social assistance (28%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Wholesale trade (5%)

Most common occupations in 2017 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2017


  • Construction and extraction occupations (13%)
  • Production occupations (11%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (8%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (7%)
  • Management occupations (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (6%)

Most common occupations for females in 2017


  • Office and administrative support occupations (24%)
  • Sales and related occupations (11%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (8%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (7%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (7%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (7%)
  • Management occupations (6%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Mexico (64%)
  • Vietnam (4%)
  • China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (3%)
  • Taiwan (3%)
  • India (2%)
  • Brazil (2%)
  • Cuba (2%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Victoria County


  • German (8%)
  • American (5%)
  • Irish (3%)
  • English (2%)
  • Czech (2%)
  • Italian (1%)
  • Scottish (1%)

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

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

  • 478 people in nursing homes
  • 473 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 223 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards
  • 138 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 96 people in religious group quarters
  • 36 people in unknown juvenile institutions
  • 27 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 26 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 10 people in other group homes

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

  • 478 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 409 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 155 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 147 people in hospitals with patients who have no usual home elsewhere
  • 101 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 80 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 44 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles
  • 44 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 31 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 19 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $70,727.

5.84% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($52,170 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.84%
Texas average:

7.43%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
4.72% relocated from other counties in Texas ($41,190 average AGI)
1.12% relocated from other states ($10,980 average AGI)
Victoria County:

1.12%
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 Harris County, TX  0.44% ($48,566 average AGI)
from Calhoun County, TX  0.40% ($47,576)
from Jackson County, TX  0.33% ($43,496)
from DeWitt County, TX  0.30% ($49,962)
from Nueces County, TX  0.28% ($47,061)
from Bexar County, TX  0.25% ($38,379)
from Goliad County, TX  0.23% ($45,704)


6.29% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($54,058 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.29%
Texas average:

7.26%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
5.02% relocated to other counties in Texas ($43,974 average AGI)
1.27% relocated to other states ($10,084 average AGI)
Victoria County:

1.27%
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 Harris County, TX  0.59% ($45,806 average AGI)
to Bexar County, TX  0.37% ($44,748)
to Travis County, TX  0.29% ($50,863)
to Calhoun County, TX  0.29% ($41,784)
to DeWitt County, TX  0.29% ($52,157)
to Nueces County, TX  0.25% ($52,236)
to Jackson County, TX  0.24% ($37,928)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 16.5
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 16.0

Births per 1000 population in Victoria County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 7.6
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 8.4
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 8.6

Deaths per 1000 population in Victoria County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 7.7
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 5.9

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Victoria County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 23.1%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 12.0%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Victoria County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Victoria County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Victoria County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Victoria County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Victoria County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Victoria County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 12,719 (10,673 aged, 2,046 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 3,353 (14%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

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

  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (902)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (725)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (629)
  • Unspecified dementia (404)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (393)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (386)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (361)
  • Congestive heart failure (322)
  • Colon, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (209)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (203)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 19%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 20%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 2.33
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 24,135
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 709
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 75,252

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,649
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 828
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 4

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 40
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 81

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 13

Homicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 82.5. This is more than state average.

Mechanisms of homicide
Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 52.2
  • Other - 30.3

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 114.4. This is more than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide
Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 79.1
  • Other - 35.3

Household type by relationship:

Households: 92,084
  • In family households: 75,544 (11,553 male householders, 10,231 female householders)
    15,742 spouses, 26,606 children (25,387 natural, 111 adopted, 1,108 stepchildren), 4,215 grandchildren, 1,196 brothers or sisters, 1,060 parents, 1,406 other relatives, 3,535 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 15,175 (5,383 male householders (3,894 living alone)), 5,611 female householders (4,483 living alone)), 4,181 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 1,365

Size of family households: 9,837 2-persons, 4,672 3-persons, 3,605 4-persons, 2,188 5-persons, 1,032 6-persons, 450 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 8,377 1-person, 1,982 2-persons, 457 3-persons, 178 4-persons.

14,819 married couples with children.
4,358 single-parent households (1,439 men, 2,919 women).

75.7% of residents of Victoria speak English at home.
22.1% of residents speak Spanish at home (77% speak English very well, 10% speak English well, 10% speak English not well, 2% don't speak English at all).
1.0% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (90% speak English very well, 10% speak English well).
1.2% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (59% speak English very well, 29% speak English well, 6% speak English not well, 7% don't speak English at all).
0.2% of residents speak other language at home (100% speak English very well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $399,973,000 ($4,663 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $12,547,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $183,270,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $101,756,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $8,636,000
Federal grants: $84,667,000
Federal procurement contracts: $4,064,000 ($81,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $17,582,000 ($4,226,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $2,373,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $44,958,000
Federal Government insurance: $208,597,000

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

Births: 6,938
Here:

81 per 1000 residents
State:

85 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 3,565
Here:

42 per 1000 residents
State:

35 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +600
Here:

+7 per 1000 residents
State:

+29 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -2,303
Here -27 per 1000 residents
State +10 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Victoria County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 10.27 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.9
State:

6.2

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.4
State:

4.1

Year house built in Victoria County, Texas
  • Year house built in Victoria County, Texas
  • 2,6852014 or later
  • 1,0962010 to 2013
  • 3,1312000 to 2009
  • 5,2791990 to 1999
  • 5,1091980 to 1989
  • 5,8681970 to 1979
  • 5,2201960 to 1969
  • 4,6161950 to 1959
  • 2,1571940 to 1949
  • 1,8871939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Victoria County, Texas
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Victoria County, Texas
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Victoria County, Texas
  • 821 room
  • 3262 rooms
  • 1393 rooms
  • 1,5224 rooms
  • 6,3235 rooms
  • 5,4406 rooms
  • 3,6917 rooms
  • 1,5978 rooms
  • 2,2399+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Victoria County, Texas
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Victoria County, Texas
  • 2741 room
  • 9132 rooms
  • 1,6323 rooms
  • 3,3594 rooms
  • 3,0155 rooms
  • 1,6226 rooms
  • 4487 rooms
  • 1328 rooms
  • 249+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Victoria County, Texas
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Victoria County, Texas
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Victoria County, Texas
  • 82no bedroom
  • 3541 bedroom
  • 3,3372 bedrooms
  • 13,1683 bedrooms
  • 3,6674 bedrooms
  • 7515+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Victoria County, Texas
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Victoria County, Texas
  • 274no bedroom
  • 2,3191 bedroom
  • 4,9122 bedrooms
  • 3,7563 bedrooms
  • 934 bedrooms
  • 655+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Victoria County, Texas in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Victoria County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Victoria County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 497no vehicle
  • 6,6191 vehicle
  • 8,7052 vehicles
  • 3,8963 vehicles
  • 1,2644 vehicles
  • 3785+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Victoria County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Victoria County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 793no vehicle
  • 5,4091 vehicle
  • 4,3122 vehicles
  • 8873 vehicles
  • 04 vehicles
  • 185+ vehicles

84.0% of Victoria County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 39% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 75% lived in Texas.

Victoria County:

84.0%
State average:

84.3%

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

  • This state: 73,485
  • Other state: 11,597
  • Northeast: 1,343
  • Midwest: 3,377
  • South: 4,727
  • West: 2,150
Year householders moved into unit in Victoria County, TX
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Victoria County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 64.3%Electricity
  • 28.5%Utility gas
  • 4.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.6%Other fuel
  • 0.8%No fuel used
  • 0.4%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 75.0%Electricity
  • 22.7%Utility gas
  • 1.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.6%Other fuel
  • 0.5%No fuel used
  • 0.1%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 1,451
Here:

13.8%
Texas:

6.5%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 1,117
Here:

21.9%
Texas:

6.3%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 181
Here:

5.5%
Texas:

15.0%

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

Victoria County government finances - Expenditure in 2016:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $132,000
  • Charges - Hospital Public: $157,257,000
    Other: $8,060,000
    Air Transportation: $3,138,000
  • Construction - Hospitals: $657,000
  • Current Operations - Hospitals: $139,759,000
    Police Protection: $15,754,000
    General - Other: $9,453,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $5,953,000
    Regular Highways: $4,509,000
    Health - Other: $3,776,000
    Air Transportation: $3,537,000
    Correctional Institutions: $3,207,000
    General Public Buildings: $1,926,000
    Financial Administration: $1,636,000
    Corrections - Other: $1,498,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,032,000
    Local Fire Protection: $674,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $255,000
    Parks and Recreation: $52,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Air Transportation: $96,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $355,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $7,110,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,185,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,925,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $5,088,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $1,735,000
    General Revenue - Other: $988,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $255,000
    Special Assessments: $9,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Hospitals: $10,096,000
    General - Other: $697,000
    Regular Highways: $556,000
    Police Protection: $544,000
    Air Transportation: $98,000
    Correctional Institutions: $28,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $26,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $24,000
    Corrections - Other: $11,000
    Financial Administration: $8,000
    Central Staff Services: $8,000
    Local Fire Protection: $3,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $134,648,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,045,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $4,947,000
    Highways: $1,746,000
    Health and Hospitals: $536,000
    General Local Government Support: $240,000
  • Tax - Property: $22,696,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $11,877,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $42,000
    Other License: $23,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $76,278,000

Victoria County government finances - Revenue in 2016:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $132,000
  • Charges - Hospital Public: $157,257,000
    Other: $8,060,000
    Air Transportation: $3,138,000
  • Construction - Hospitals: $657,000
  • Current Operations - Hospitals: $139,759,000
    Police Protection: $15,754,000
    General - Other: $9,453,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $5,953,000
    Regular Highways: $4,509,000
    Health - Other: $3,776,000
    Air Transportation: $3,537,000
    Correctional Institutions: $3,207,000
    General Public Buildings: $1,926,000
    Financial Administration: $1,636,000
    Corrections - Other: $1,498,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,032,000
    Local Fire Protection: $674,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $255,000
    Parks and Recreation: $52,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Air Transportation: $96,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $355,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $7,110,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,185,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,925,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $5,088,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $1,735,000
    General Revenue - Other: $988,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $255,000
    Special Assessments: $9,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Hospitals: $10,096,000
    General - Other: $697,000
    Regular Highways: $556,000
    Police Protection: $544,000
    Air Transportation: $98,000
    Correctional Institutions: $28,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $26,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $24,000
    Corrections - Other: $11,000
    Financial Administration: $8,000
    Central Staff Services: $8,000
    Local Fire Protection: $3,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $134,648,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,045,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $4,947,000
    Highways: $1,746,000
    Health and Hospitals: $536,000
    General Local Government Support: $240,000
  • Tax - Property: $22,696,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $11,877,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $42,000
    Other License: $23,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $76,278,000

Victoria County government finances - Debt in 2016:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $132,000
  • Charges - Hospital Public: $157,257,000
    Other: $8,060,000
    Air Transportation: $3,138,000
  • Construction - Hospitals: $657,000
  • Current Operations - Hospitals: $139,759,000
    Police Protection: $15,754,000
    General - Other: $9,453,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $5,953,000
    Regular Highways: $4,509,000
    Health - Other: $3,776,000
    Air Transportation: $3,537,000
    Correctional Institutions: $3,207,000
    General Public Buildings: $1,926,000
    Financial Administration: $1,636,000
    Corrections - Other: $1,498,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,032,000
    Local Fire Protection: $674,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $255,000
    Parks and Recreation: $52,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Air Transportation: $96,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $355,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $7,110,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,185,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,925,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $5,088,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $1,735,000
    General Revenue - Other: $988,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $255,000
    Special Assessments: $9,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Hospitals: $10,096,000
    General - Other: $697,000
    Regular Highways: $556,000
    Police Protection: $544,000
    Air Transportation: $98,000
    Correctional Institutions: $28,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $26,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $24,000
    Corrections - Other: $11,000
    Financial Administration: $8,000
    Central Staff Services: $8,000
    Local Fire Protection: $3,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $134,648,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,045,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $4,947,000
    Highways: $1,746,000
    Health and Hospitals: $536,000
    General Local Government Support: $240,000
  • Tax - Property: $22,696,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $11,877,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $42,000
    Other License: $23,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $76,278,000

Victoria County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $132,000
  • Charges - Hospital Public: $157,257,000
    Other: $8,060,000
    Air Transportation: $3,138,000
  • Construction - Hospitals: $657,000
  • Current Operations - Hospitals: $139,759,000
    Police Protection: $15,754,000
    General - Other: $9,453,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $5,953,000
    Regular Highways: $4,509,000
    Health - Other: $3,776,000
    Air Transportation: $3,537,000
    Correctional Institutions: $3,207,000
    General Public Buildings: $1,926,000
    Financial Administration: $1,636,000
    Corrections - Other: $1,498,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,032,000
    Local Fire Protection: $674,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $255,000
    Parks and Recreation: $52,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Air Transportation: $96,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $355,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $7,110,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,185,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,925,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $5,088,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $1,735,000
    General Revenue - Other: $988,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $255,000
    Special Assessments: $9,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Hospitals: $10,096,000
    General - Other: $697,000
    Regular Highways: $556,000
    Police Protection: $544,000
    Air Transportation: $98,000
    Correctional Institutions: $28,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $26,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $24,000
    Corrections - Other: $11,000
    Financial Administration: $8,000
    Central Staff Services: $8,000
    Local Fire Protection: $3,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $134,648,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,045,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $4,947,000
    Highways: $1,746,000
    Health and Hospitals: $536,000
    General Local Government Support: $240,000
  • Tax - Property: $22,696,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $11,877,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $42,000
    Other License: $23,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $76,278,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 2,254
  • Number of aged recipients: 295
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 1,959
  • Number of recipients under 18: 503
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 1,269
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 482
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 864
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 956
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 21 full tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED339$127,018307$137,459544$134,395118$42,0512$1,263,50095$87,72630$60,933
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED11$129,18233$116,60659$118,62717$32,0000$08$61,00012$51,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED22$103,31891$93,923242$96,550160$32,2880$026$62,57755$49,618
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN11$109,545181$122,453184$104,53843$55,7210$018$101,2785$115,400
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS4$175,7507$142,57127$132,5195$26,4000$04$71,2501$57,000
Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 15 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED51$152,64715$162,8670$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED4$193,5002$160,5000$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED3$119,0002$172,5000$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$131,0000$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$61,0000$01$61,000
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Victoria, TX
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Victoria, TX - Value
Most common first names in Victoria County, TX among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary41876.3 years
John31371.4 years
James27070.4 years
William26374.2 years
Robert22371.4 years
Charles16373.8 years
Frank14872.9 years
George14373.8 years
Joe13973.2 years
Henry13474.5 years
Most common last names in Victoria County, TX among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Garcia20069.3 years
Williams12872.2 years
Brown12276.6 years
Smith11976.7 years
Garza11269.4 years
Rodriguez11070.8 years
Martinez10269.9 years
Gonzales10068.8 years
Johnson9774.6 years
Hernandez8572.4 years
Businesses in Victoria County, TX
NameCountNameCount
AT&T4La-Z-Boy1
Academy Sports + Outdoors1Lane Furniture2
Advance Auto Parts2Little Caesars Pizza2
Aeropostale1Long John Silver's1
American Eagle Outfitters1Lowe's1
Arby's1Marriott1
Ashley Furniture1MasterBrand Cabinets1
AutoZone2Maurices1
Bath & Body Works1Mazda1
Bed Bath & Beyond1McDonald's5
Best Western1New Balance1
Blockbuster1Nike4
Burger King2Nissan1
CVS1Office Depot1
Chevrolet1Olive Garden1
Chick-Fil-A2Pac Sun1
Chuck E. Cheese's1Papa John's Pizza1
Church's Chicken3Payless2
ColorTyme1PetSmart1
Cricket Wireless2Pizza Hut2
Dairy Queen2Popeyes1
Decora Cabinetry1Quality1
Dennys1RadioShack2
Discount Tire2Red Lobster1
Domino's Pizza1Rue211
FedEx11SAS Shoes1
Finish Line1SONIC Drive-In4
Firestone Complete Auto Care2Sam's Club1
Foot Locker1Sears3
GNC1Sprint Nextel2
GameStop2Starbucks2
Goodwill4Subway9
H&R Block2Super 82
Hilton1T-Mobile3
Hobby Lobby1Taco Bell2
Holiday Inn2Target1
Home Depot1Toyota1
Honda1True Value1
IHOP1U-Haul4
JCPenney1UPS12
Jack In The Box2Vans1
Jones New York1Verizon Wireless1
Journeys1Victoria's Secret1
Justice1Walgreens4
KFC1Walmart1
Kincaid1Wendy's2
La Quinta1YMCA2