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Waller County, Texas (TX)

County population in 2016: 49,402 (38% urban, 62% rural); it was 32,663 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 5,457
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 4,256
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 7,649
Renter-occupied apartments: 4,327 (it was 2,908 in 2000)
% of renters here:

28%
State:

36%

Land area: 514 sq. mi.

Water area: 4.9 sq. mi.

Population density: 96 people per square mile   (average).

March 2019 cost of living index in Waller County: 85.5 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (25.0%), Educational, health and social services (19.4%), Construction (17.4%), Wholesale trade (11.2%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 62%
  • Government: 7%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 30%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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  • Races in Waller County, TX (2017)
    • 20,56263.0%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 14,63444.8%Hispanic or Latino
    • 12,46438.2%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 9132.8%Two or more races
    • 4361.3%Asian alone
    • 970.3%Some other race alone
    • 830.3%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
    • 190.06%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
Median resident age:

29.2 years
Texas median age:

34.7 years
Males: 24,721  (50.0%)
Females: 24,681  (50.0%)
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Average household size:
Waller County:

2.0 people
Texas:

3 people

Estimated median household income in 2017: $57,887 ($38,136 in 1999)
This county:

$57,887
Texas:

$59,206

Median contract rent in 2017 for apartments: $698 (lower quartile is $562, upper quartile is $900)
This county:

$698
State:

$843


Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $171,536 (it was $77,500 in 2000)
Waller:

$171,536
Texas:

$172,200
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $99,662 - $288,972
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,503
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $511

Institutionalized population: 306

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 1
  • Robberies: 1
  • Assaults: 17
  • Burglaries: 122
  • Thefts: 134
  • Auto thefts: 32

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

  • Murders: 2
  • Rapes: 3
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 13
  • Burglaries: 137
  • Thefts: 137
  • Auto thefts: 39
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 20 buildings, average cost: $76,800
  • 1998: 22 buildings, average cost: $51,400
  • 1999: 29 buildings, average cost: $87,500
  • 2000: 21 buildings, average cost: $66,200
  • 2001: 17 buildings, average cost: $75,500
  • 2002: 31 buildings, average cost: $70,200
  • 2003: 53 buildings, average cost: $65,100
  • 2004: 46 buildings, average cost: $64,300
  • 2005: 67 buildings, average cost: $69,400
  • 2006: 90 buildings, average cost: $76,400
  • 2007: 60 buildings, average cost: $147,900
  • 2008: 7 buildings, average cost: $138,500
  • 2009: 6 buildings, average cost: $153,000
  • 2010: 9 buildings, average cost: $129,500
  • 2011: 5 buildings, average cost: $99,800
  • 2012: 8 buildings, average cost: $133,900
  • 2013: 4 buildings, average cost: $108,900
  • 2014: 5 buildings, average cost: $177,000
  • 2015: 10 buildings, average cost: $219,500
  • 2016: 13 buildings, average cost: $200,400
  • 2017: 36 buildings, average cost: $105,600
Number of permits per 10,000 Waller, TX residents
Average permit cost in Waller, TX
Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $3,580 (1.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,936 (1.4%)

Distribution of median household income in Waller, TX in 2017
Distribution of house value in Waller, TX in 2017
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Waller, TX in 2017
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 16.8%
Waller County:

16.8%
Texas:

14.7%
(6.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 28.2% for Black residents, 23.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 21.4% for American Indian residents, 16.0% for other race residents, 26.4% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2017: 29.2 years old
(Males: 28.7 years old, Females: 30.0 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 45.5 years old, Black residents: 21.9 years old, American Indian residents: 42.0 years old, Asian residents: 35.6 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 24.0 years old, Other race residents: 32.2 years old)

Area name: Houston-Baytown-Sugar Land, TX HUD Metro FMR Area
Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Waller County is $612 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $743 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $990 a month.

Cities in this county include: Hempstead, Prairie View, Brookshire, Waller, Pine Island, Pattison.

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

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Notable locations in this county outside city limits:

Notable locations in Waller County: Four Oaks Ranch (A), Little Cypress Fire / Rescue Department Station 2 (B), Mauriceville Volunteer Fire Department (C), McLewis Volunteer Fire Department (D), Little Cypress Fire / Rescue Department Station 1 (E), Orange County Emergency Services District 1 Station 2 (F), Bridge City Volunteer Fire and Rescue Orangefield Station (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Waller County include: Williamson Church (A), Winfree Church (B), Cornerstone Baptist Church (C), First Apostolic Church (D), Shiloh Baptist Church (E), Pine Forest Baptist Church (F), Faith Baptist Church (G), Evangeline Drive Baptist Church (H), Pine Forest First Pentecostal Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Adcock Cemetery (1), Dorman Cemetery (2), Granger Cemetery (3), Kishi Colony Cemetery (4), Stephenson Cemetery (5), Parish Cemetery (6), Floyd Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes, reservoirs, and swamps: Banks Bayou (A), Smiths Lake (B), Long Lake (C), Star Bayou (D), Lake Bayou (E), Swift Lake (F), Plant Reservoir (G), Owens-Illinois Reservoir (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Bird Island Bayou (A), Walnut Run (B), Tiger Creek (C), Tenmile Creek (D), Sandy Creek (E), Meyer Bayou (F), Marie Gully (G), Nig Bayou (H), Grays Bayou (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Waller County include: Lower Neches Wildlife Management Area - Adams Bayou (1), Lower Neches Wildlife Management Area - Bessie Height (2), Lower Neches Wildlife Management Area - Old River (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Neighboring counties: Clay County, Florida , Camden County, Georgia , Geneva County, Alabama , St. Bernard Parish, Louisiana , Lee County , Liberty County .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

3.8%
Texas:

3.5%

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

Current college students: 4,267
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 79.2%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 19.7%

Number of foreign born residents: 7,304 (25.0% naturalized citizens)

Waller County:

14.8%
Whole state:

17.1%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 1,1272010 or later
  • 2,5892000 to 2009
  • 1,3241990 to 1999
  • 1,0061980 to 1989
  • 3861970 to 1979
  • 205Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 32.3 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 41.0%

Waller County marital status for males Waller County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 10,315
  • One, attached: 407
  • Two: 360
  • 3 or 4: 782
  • 5 to 9: 542
  • 10 to 19: 128
  • 20 to 49: 71
  • 50 or more: 205
  • Mobile homes: 3,926
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 112

Housing units in Waller County with a mortgage: 4,908 (60 second mortgage, 70 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 5,134

Here:

44.4% with mortgage
State:

57.7% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Waller County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant6,03531
Catholic4,6312
Mainline Protestant1,92814
Other1,2683
Black Protestant6824
None28,661-
Waller 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
Waller County:

1.68 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.


Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
This county:

1.12 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.11 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 24
Waller County:

6.70 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 16
This county:

4.47 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.13 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Waller County:

9.6%
Texas:

8.9%

Adult obesity rate:
Waller County:

30.3%
State:

26.6%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

12.9%
State:

15.7%

Agriculture in Waller County:

Average size of farms: 191 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $26,073
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $411.47
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 36.08%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 42.10%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $36,573
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 19.24%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 20.25%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $36,038
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 91.47%
Average age of principal farm operators: 56 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 22.41
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 0.38%
Corn for grain: 6780 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 485 harvested acres
Vegetables: 812 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 2,361 acres

Tornado activity:

Waller County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly below Texas state average. It is 1604687.5 times below overall U.S. average.
Tornadoes in this county have caused one fatality and 101 injuries recorded between 1950 and 2004.
On 11/7/1957, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado killed one person and injured 81 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Waller County-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Texas state average. It is 89% 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 152.9 miles away from Waller County center
On 6/16/1978 at 11:46:54, a magnitude 5.3 (4.4 MB, 4.6 UK, 5.3 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 349.5 miles away from the 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) earthquake occurred 440.9 miles away from the county center
On 2/10/2006 at 04:14:22, a magnitude 5.3 (4.2 MB, 5.3 MS, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 381.9 miles away from the county center
On 4/7/2008 at 09:51:12, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 MB, 3.9 MW, 3.8 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 144.3 miles away from Waller 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 145.1 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 and Flooding, Incident Period: May 22, 2016 to June 24, 2016, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4272: June 11, 2016, FEMA Id: 4272, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • 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 Riley Road Fire, Incident Period: September 05, 2011 to October 02, 2011, Fire Management Assistance Declared: September 06, 2011, FEMA Id: 2964, Natural disaster type: Fire
  • Texas Wildfires, Incident Period: August 30, 2011 to December 31, 2011, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4029: September 09, 2011, FEMA Id: 4029, Natural disaster type: Fire
  • Texas Hurricane Ike, Incident Period: September 07, 2008 to October 02, 2008, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1791: September 13, 2008, FEMA Id: 1791, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Texas 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 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 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
  • 9 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Waller County (19) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 8

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, Storms: 7, Fires: 6, Hurricanes: 6, Tornadoes: 3, Wind: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Waller

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 14,000 (73.9%)
  • Carpooled: 2,080 (11.0%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 115 (0.6%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 541 (2.9%)
  • Bicycle: 48 (0.3%)
  • Walked: 924 (4.9%)
  • Worked at home: 1,240 (6.5%)
Class of Workers in 2017
Most common industries in 2017 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2017


  • Health care and social assistance (15%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Manufacturing (4%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)
  • Public administration (3%)

Most common industries for females in 2017


  • Health care and social assistance (20%)
  • Educational services (20%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (12%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Public administration (4%)

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


  • Construction and extraction occupations (14%)
  • Management occupations (13%)
  • Production occupations (9%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (7%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (7%)

Most common occupations for females in 2017


  • Office and administrative support occupations (20%)
  • Sales and related occupations (13%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (10%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (10%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (5%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (5%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Mexico (72%)
  • El Salvador (6%)
  • Honduras (2%)
  • Germany (2%)
  • Belize (1%)
  • United Kingdom, excluding England and Scotland (1%)
  • China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (1%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Waller County


  • German (5%)
  • American (4%)
  • English (3%)
  • Irish (3%)
  • African (2%)
  • Polish (1%)
  • Czech (1%)

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

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

  • 2,727 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 178 people in nursing homes
  • 118 people in schools, hospitals, or wards for the intellectually disabled
  • 78 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 56 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 24 people in agriculture workers' dormitories on farms
  • 20 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 4 people in unknown juvenile institutions
  • 4 people in religious group quarters

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

  • 3,191 people in college/university student housing
  • 127 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 105 people in state prisons
  • 94 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 74 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 66 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 30 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 16 people in residential treatment centers for adults
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $69,552.

10.97% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($65,577 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

10.97%
Texas average:

7.43%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
9.94% relocated from other counties in Texas ($60,826 average AGI)
1.03% relocated from other states ($4,750 average AGI)
Waller County:

1.03%
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  6.19% ($66,252 average AGI)
from Fort Bend County, TX  0.92% ($121,972)
from Montgomery County, TX  0.80% ($56,525)
from Austin County, TX  0.35% ($45,660)
from Washington County, TX  0.18% ($52,714)
from Travis County, TX  0.14% ($31,136)
from Dallas County, TX  0.14% ($28,455)


8.92% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($52,075 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.92%
Texas average:

7.26%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
7.89% relocated to other counties in Texas ($45,742 average AGI)
1.03% relocated to other states ($6,333 average AGI)
Waller County:

1.03%
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  4.11% ($47,830 average AGI)
to Fort Bend County, TX  0.55% ($69,878)
to Montgomery County, TX  0.54% ($50,525)
to Austin County, TX  0.36% ($45,222)
to Washington County, TX  0.25% ($34,421)
to Brazos County, TX  0.25% ($30,026)
to Grimes County, TX  0.19% ($40,429)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 14.3
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 15.5

Births per 1000 population in Waller County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 7.8
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 7.4
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 6.5

Deaths per 1000 population in Waller County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 5.8
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 4.5

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Waller County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 28.6%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 17.6%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Waller County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Waller County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Waller County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Waller County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Waller County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Waller County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 3,908 (3,310 aged, 598 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 1,986 (22%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

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

  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (348)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (343)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (269)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (135)
  • Congestive heart failure (123)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (121)
  • Atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease, so described (99)
  • Unspecified dementia (94)
  • Breast, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (79)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (72)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 20%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 21%

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,591
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 686
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 17

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 18
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 106

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 20
Beer, wine & liquor stores per 100,000 population in 2005: 1

EPA green book nonattainment status in 2004-2006: 1

Homicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 92.2. This is more than state average.

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 104.7. This is more than state average.

Household type by relationship:

Households: 49,402
  • In family households: 38,197 (5,333 male householders, 5,250 female householders)
    7,808 spouses, 14,933 children (13,535 natural, 703 adopted, 716 stepchildren), 1,069 grandchildren, 662 brothers or sisters, 1,079 parents, 1,082 other relatives, 1,004 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 5,746 (2,119 male householders (1,693 living alone)), 1,894 female householders (1,478 living alone)), 1,751 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 5,285

Size of family households: 4,313 2-persons, 2,429 3-persons, 1,927 4-persons, 1,010 5-persons, 499 6-persons, 397 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 3,172 1-person, 608 2-persons, 188 3-persons, 49 4-persons.

7,543 married couples with children.
2,754 single-parent households (475 men, 2,279 women).

75.0% of residents of Waller speak English at home.
22.9% of residents speak Spanish at home (51% speak English very well, 24% speak English well, 15% speak English not well, 10% don't speak English at all).
0.7% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (93% speak English very well, 7% speak English well).
0.6% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (92% speak English very well, 1% speak English not well, 7% don't speak English at all).
0.2% of residents speak other language at home (92% speak English very well, 8% speak English well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $148,608,000 ($4,276 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $9,740,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $49,973,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $42,451,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $4,463,000
Federal grants: $39,985,000
Federal procurement contracts: $7,924,000 ($6,726,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $3,813,000 ($710,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $267,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $8,873,000
Federal Government insurance: $102,102,000

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

Births: 2,648
Here:

76 per 1000 residents
State:

85 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 1,314
Here:

38 per 1000 residents
State:

35 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +585
Here:

+17 per 1000 residents
State:

+29 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +286
Here:

+8 per 1000 residents
State:

+10 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Waller County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 3.19 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.0
State:

6.2

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.4
State:

4.1

Year house built in Waller County, Texas
  • Year house built in Waller County, Texas
  • 8872014 or later
  • 1,0862010 to 2013
  • 3,8362000 to 2009
  • 3,5121990 to 1999
  • 2,5391980 to 1989
  • 2,1491970 to 1979
  • 1,2171960 to 1969
  • 5451950 to 1959
  • 5551940 to 1949
  • 6741939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Waller County, Texas
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Waller County, Texas
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Waller County, Texas
  • 721 room
  • 122 rooms
  • 3723 rooms
  • 1,0874 rooms
  • 2,2205 rooms
  • 2,1816 rooms
  • 1,4647 rooms
  • 1,2028 rooms
  • 1,3719+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Waller County, Texas
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Waller County, Texas
  • 1151 room
  • 2422 rooms
  • 7393 rooms
  • 1,4234 rooms
  • 1,1495 rooms
  • 6806 rooms
  • 1597 rooms
  • 538 rooms
  • 149+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Waller County, Texas
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Waller County, Texas
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Waller County, Texas
  • 63no bedroom
  • 1871 bedroom
  • 1,4702 bedrooms
  • 5,3853 bedrooms
  • 2,3664 bedrooms
  • 4785+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Waller County, Texas
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Waller County, Texas
  • 115no bedroom
  • 6491 bedroom
  • 2,0012 bedrooms
  • 1,4873 bedrooms
  • 3254 bedrooms
  • 95+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Waller County, Texas in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Waller County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Waller County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 210no vehicle
  • 2,0761 vehicle
  • 4,2092 vehicles
  • 2,4283 vehicles
  • 8294 vehicles
  • 2985+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Waller County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Waller County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 433no vehicle
  • 2,0331 vehicle
  • 1,4622 vehicles
  • 5353 vehicles
  • 1254 vehicles
  • 415+ vehicles

85.4% of Waller 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, 87% lived in Texas.

Waller County:

85.4%
State average:

84.3%

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

  • This state: 31,910
  • Other state: 9,657
  • Northeast: 940
  • Midwest: 2,373
  • South: 4,318
  • West: 1,997
Year householders moved into unit in Waller County, TX
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Waller County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 61.0%Electricity
  • 19.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 18.6%Utility gas
  • 0.8%Wood
  • 0.4%No fuel used
  • 0.1%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 80.0%Electricity
  • 9.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 7.7%Utility gas
  • 1.9%Other fuel
  • 1.3%No fuel used

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 219
Here:

4.5%
Texas:

6.5%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 171
Here:

6.6%
Texas:

6.3%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 674
Here:

9.0%
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

Waller County government finances - Expenditure in 2012:

  • Charges - Other: $426,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $4,642,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $3,745,000
    General - Other: $3,562,000
    Police Protection: $3,306,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,649,000
    Financial Administration: $1,262,000
    Central Staff Services: $694,000
    Libraries: $313,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Medical Care: $299,000
    Corrections - Other: $282,000
    General Public Buildings: $268,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $236,000
    Parks and Recreation: $17,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $83,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,070,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,395,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $675,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $1,534,000
    General Revenue - Other: $524,000
    Interest Earnings: $140,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $65,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $16,077,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $529,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $594,000
    General Local Government Support: $412,000
    Highways: $45,000
  • Tax - Property: $16,719,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $832,000
    Other License: $60,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $8,710,000

Waller County government finances - Revenue in 2012:

  • Charges - Other: $426,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $4,642,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $3,745,000
    General - Other: $3,562,000
    Police Protection: $3,306,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,649,000
    Financial Administration: $1,262,000
    Central Staff Services: $694,000
    Libraries: $313,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Medical Care: $299,000
    Corrections - Other: $282,000
    General Public Buildings: $268,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $236,000
    Parks and Recreation: $17,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $83,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,070,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,395,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $675,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $1,534,000
    General Revenue - Other: $524,000
    Interest Earnings: $140,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $65,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $16,077,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $529,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $594,000
    General Local Government Support: $412,000
    Highways: $45,000
  • Tax - Property: $16,719,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $832,000
    Other License: $60,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $8,710,000

Waller County government finances - Debt in 2012:

  • Charges - Other: $426,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $4,642,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $3,745,000
    General - Other: $3,562,000
    Police Protection: $3,306,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,649,000
    Financial Administration: $1,262,000
    Central Staff Services: $694,000
    Libraries: $313,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Medical Care: $299,000
    Corrections - Other: $282,000
    General Public Buildings: $268,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $236,000
    Parks and Recreation: $17,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $83,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,070,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,395,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $675,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $1,534,000
    General Revenue - Other: $524,000
    Interest Earnings: $140,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $65,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $16,077,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $529,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $594,000
    General Local Government Support: $412,000
    Highways: $45,000
  • Tax - Property: $16,719,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $832,000
    Other License: $60,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $8,710,000

Waller County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012:

  • Charges - Other: $426,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $4,642,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $3,745,000
    General - Other: $3,562,000
    Police Protection: $3,306,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,649,000
    Financial Administration: $1,262,000
    Central Staff Services: $694,000
    Libraries: $313,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Medical Care: $299,000
    Corrections - Other: $282,000
    General Public Buildings: $268,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $236,000
    Parks and Recreation: $17,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $83,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,070,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,395,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $675,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $1,534,000
    General Revenue - Other: $524,000
    Interest Earnings: $140,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $65,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $16,077,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $529,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $594,000
    General Local Government Support: $412,000
    Highways: $45,000
  • Tax - Property: $16,719,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $832,000
    Other License: $60,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $8,710,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 628
  • Number of aged recipients: 103
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 525
  • Number of recipients under 18: 110
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 358
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 160
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 230
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 281
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 6 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 ORIGINATED121$136,091135$163,659210$181,28141$30,5850$035$126,02936$58,611
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED5$103,60012$102,50028$148,7866$70,1670$05$72,4006$79,667
APPLICATIONS DENIED28$161,46451$126,529192$171,42282$30,1831$333,00025$135,80028$46,429
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN19$136,52620$157,70076$168,09222$44,8640$07$138,42910$56,500
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS9$112,5564$68,00030$208,3679$102,1110$04$65,0005$61,800
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003
Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 5 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED15$215,9338$222,5000$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED6$217,8334$220,0001$122,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED5$216,8003$203,0000$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$162,0001$381,0000$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$55,0001$119,0002$87,000
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Waller, TX
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Waller, TX - Value
Most common first names in Waller County, TX among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James13473.0 years
John12875.7 years
Mary12080.3 years
Willie8976.1 years
William8476.4 years
Robert8070.5 years
Charles6066.9 years
George5773.3 years
Annie5081.4 years
Frank4576.6 years
Most common last names in Waller County, TX among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Williams9671.5 years
Smith6774.3 years
Johnson5976.0 years
Brown5577.1 years
Jackson5073.4 years
Davis4875.2 years
Jones4470.6 years
Taylor3876.4 years
Garrett3681.4 years
Wilson3677.3 years
Businesses in Waller County, TX
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1Jack In The Box3
Ace Hardware2La Quinta1
Arby's1La-Z-Boy1
AutoZone1Lane Furniture1
Burger King1Long John Silver's1
CVS1McDonald's2
Chick-Fil-A1Pizza Hut1
Cricket Wireless1Popeyes1
Curves1Rooms To Go3
Dairy Queen1SONIC Drive-In2
Days Inn1Subway3
Dennys2Super 82
FedEx4U-Haul2
H&R Block1UPS3
Holiday Inn1Walmart1