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Waller County, Texas (TX)

County population in 2015: 48,134 (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: 94 people per square mile   (average).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Waller County: 85.8 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (27.1%), Construction (16.1%), Educational, health and social services (15.9%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 60%
  • Government: 5%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 35%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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Races in Waller County, Texas:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (41.8%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (29.7%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (25.4%)
  • Two or more races (2.2%)
  • Asian alone (0.8%)
Median resident age:  29.4 years
Texas median age:  34.5 years
Males: 24,216  (50.3%)
Females: 23,918  (49.7%)
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Waller County,TX real estate house value trend

Average household size:
Waller County:

2.0 people
Texas:

3 people
Estimated median household income in 2016: $54,588 ($38,136 in 1999)

This county:

$54,588
Texas:

$56,565

Median contract rent in 2016 for apartments: $690 (lower quartile is $543, upper quartile is $856)
This county:

$690
State:

$809


Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $160,877 (it was $77,500 in 2000)
Waller:

$160,877
Texas:

$161,500
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $91,617 - $273,114
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,421
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $495

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:

  • 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

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $3,236 (1.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $1,736 (1.4%)

Waller County household income distribution in 2009 Waller County home values distribution Waller County contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 16.5%
Waller County:

16.5%
Texas:

15.6%
(6.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 28.5% for Black residents, 21.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 35.4% for American Indian residents, 11.8% for other race residents, 29.2% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2016: 29.4 years old
(Males: 28.7 years old, Females: 30.3 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 46.0 years old, Black residents: 22.0 years old, American Indian residents: 36.2 years old, Asian residents: 35.0 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 23.6 years old, Other race residents: 34.8 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:

4.8%
Texas:

4.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 4,267
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 78.6%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 19.7%

Number of foreign born residents: 6,894 (29.4% naturalized citizens)

Waller County:

14.3%
Whole state:

17.0%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 2010 or later: 860
  • 2000 to 2009: 2,428
  • 1990 to 1999: 1,496
  • 1980 to 1989: 1,006
  • 1970 to 1979: 386
  • Before 1970: 205
Note: State values scaled to Waller County population

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: 10,010
  • One, attached: 446
  • Two: 321
  • 3 or 4: 856
  • 5 to 9: 642
  • 10 to 19: 114
  • 20 to 49: 57
  • 50 or more: 157
  • Mobile homes: 3,926
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 74

Housing units in Waller County with a mortgage: 5,000 (26 second mortgage, 88 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 4,886

Here:

55.6% with mortgage
State:

57.8% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Waller County

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).

Class of Workers in 2016 (%)

Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (18%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Metal and metal products (5%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Food and beverage stores (4%)
  • Educational services (21%)
  • Health care (11%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Social assistance (4%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (4%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Management occupations (14%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (13%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Production occupations (8%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (23%)
  • Sales and related occupations (13%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (11%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (10%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (5%)
  • Management occupations (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)

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

  • Mexico (77%)
  • El Salvador (3%)
  • Honduras (2%)
  • Laos (2%)
  • Germany (2%)
  • Jamaica (1%)
  • Colombia (1%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Waller County (%):

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

Waller County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 13,219 (71.8%)
  • Carpooled: 2,014 (10.9%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 133 (0.7%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 669 (3.6%)
  • Bicycle: 52 (0.3%)
  • Walked: 1,137 (6.2%)
  • Worked at home: 1,143 (6.2%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

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 mentally retarded
  • 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 $51,881.

9.55% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($41,430 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.55%
Texas average:

7.14%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
8.25% relocated from other counties in Texas ($36,776 average AGI)
1.30% relocated from other states ($4,655 average AGI)
Waller County:

1.30%
Texas average:

2.49%

Percentage of residents relocating from other counties or countries


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Harris County, TX  4.59% ($48,042 average AGI)
from Montgomery County, TX  0.82% ($35,228)
from Fort Bend County, TX  0.57% ($44,914)
from Austin County, TX  0.33% ($28,805)
from Dallas County, TX  0.22% ($16,778)
from Washington County, TX  0.15% ($32,722)
from Grimes County, TX  0.12% ($21,933)


9.95% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($39,693 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.95%
Texas average:

6.69%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
8.69% relocated to other counties in Texas ($32,738 average AGI)
1.26% relocated to other states ($6,956 average AGI)
Waller County:

1.26%
Texas average:

2.01%

Percentage of residents relocating to other counties or countries


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Harris County, TX  4.70% ($34,521 average AGI)
to Montgomery County, TX  0.65% ($64,691)
to Austin County, TX  0.50% ($30,677)
to Fort Bend County, TX  0.48% ($60,746)
to Washington County, TX  0.23% ($29,276)
to Dallas County, TX  0.23% ($19,000)
to Grimes County, TX  0.17% ($40,476)

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 live births 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

Percentage of population 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 hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

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

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

Most common underlying causes of death in 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: 48,134
  • In family households: 37,137 (5,196 male householders, 5,395 female householders)
    7,838 spouses, 14,500 children (13,085 natural, 645 adopted, 791 stepchildren), 868 grandchildren, 720 brothers or sisters, 956 parents, 810 other relatives, 881 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 5,964 (2,216 male householders (1,585 living alone)), 1,737 female householders (1,306 living alone)), 2,042 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 4,937

Size of family households: 4,302 2-persons, 2,597 3-persons, 1,859 4-persons, 1,012 5-persons, 377 6-persons, 432 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 2,886 1-person, 784 2-persons, 188 3-persons, 105 4-persons.

7,446 married couples with children.
2,734 single-parent households (409 men, 2,325 women).

74.9% of residents of Waller speak English at home.
22.9% of residents speak Spanish at home (56% speak English very well, 22% speak English well, 13% speak English not well, 8% don't speak English at all).
0.8% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (71% speak English very well, 4% speak English well, 21% speak English not well, 5% don't speak English at all).
0.6% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (90% speak English very well, 10% speak English well).
0.2% of residents speak other language at home (96% speak English very well, 4% 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:

5.9
State:

6.2

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.3
State:

4.1

Year house built

  • 2014 or later: 777
  • 2010 to 2013: 980
  • 2000 to 2009: 4,052
  • 1990 to 1999: 3,385
  • 1980 to 1989: 2,733
  • 1970 to 1979: 2,166
  • 1960 to 1969: 1,283
  • 1950 to 1959: 549
  • 1940 to 1949: 532
  • 1939 or earlier: 515
Note: State values scaled to Waller population
Rooms in houses/apartments in Waller County, Texas
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Waller County population
  • 1 room: 75
  • 2 rooms: 22
  • 3 rooms: 314
  • 4 rooms: 1,208
  • 5 rooms: 2,238
  • 6 rooms: 2,337
  • 7 rooms: 1,528
  • 8 rooms: 867
  • 9+ rooms: 1,229
  • 1 room: 140
  • 2 rooms: 162
  • 3 rooms: 689
  • 4 rooms: 1,572
  • 5 rooms: 1,164
  • 6 rooms: 688
  • 7 rooms: 111
  • 8 rooms: 80
  • 9+ rooms: 14
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Waller County, Texas
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Waller County population
  • no bedroom: 68
  • 1 bedroom: 173
  • 2 bedrooms: 1,421
  • 3 bedrooms: 5,548
  • 4 bedrooms: 2,151
  • 5+ bedrooms: 418
  • no bedroom: 139
  • 1 bedroom: 416
  • 2 bedrooms: 2,173
  • 3 bedrooms: 1,547
  • 4 bedrooms: 357
  • 5+ bedrooms: 8
Cars and other vehicles available in Waller County, Texas in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Waller County population
  • no vehicle: 251
  • 1 vehicle: 2,087
  • 2 vehicles: 4,090
  • 3 vehicles: 2,353
  • 4 vehicles: 821
  • 5+ vehicles: 292
  • no vehicle: 480
  • 1 vehicle: 1,947
  • 2 vehicles: 1,554
  • 3 vehicles: 620
  • 4 vehicles: 64
  • 5+ vehicles: 6

86% of Waller County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 27% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 607% lived in Texas.

Waller County:

86.2%
State average:

84.1%

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

  • This state: 30,931
  • Other state: 9,705
  • Northeast: 883
  • Midwest: 2,530
  • South: 4,501
  • West: 1,787

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Waller County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Electricity (62.8%)
  • Utility gas (17.8%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (16.8%)
  • Wood (0.4%)
  • No fuel used (0.4%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (0.3%)
  • Other fuel (0.2%)
  • Electricity (80.9%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (9.0%)
  • Utility gas (7.4%)
  • No fuel used (1.5%)
  • Other fuel (1.0%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 378
Here:

7.5%
Texas:

6.6%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 98
Here:

3.9%
Texas:

6.4%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 1,230
Here:

17.5%
Texas:

15.1%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)

Waller County government finances - Expenditure in 2002:

  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $3,147,000
    Police Protection: $1,971,000
    Financial Administration: $1,731,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,679,000
    General - Other: $1,348,000
    Central Staff Services: $927,000
    Corrections - Other: $888,000
    Welfare - Other: $357,000
    General Public Buildings: $230,000
    Libraries: $153,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $89,000
    Parks & Recreation: $14,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $44,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $48,000
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $4,565,000

Waller County government finances - Revenue in 2002:

  • Charges - All Other: $222,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $1,171,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $1,591,000
    Interest Earnings: $574,000
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $939,000
    Highways: $23,000
  • Tax - Property: $7,671,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $1,350,000
    NEC: $103,000

Waller County government finances - Debt in 2002:

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Industrial Revenue: $733,000
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $696,000
  • Long Term Debt Retired Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $37,000

Waller County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002:

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $7,856,000
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $696,000

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
Waller County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Waller County Fatal accident statistics for 1995 - 2014
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

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

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - 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