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Waller County, Texas (TX)

County population in 2021: 56,784 (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: 111 people per square mile   (average).

March 2019 cost of living index in Waller County: 86.6 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Educational, health and social services (21.0%), Retail trade (15.2%), Construction (10.7%), Manufacturing (10.6%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 74%
  • Government: 18%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 8%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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  • Races in Waller County, TX (2021)
    • 23,26341.3%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 17,85231.7%Hispanic or Latino
    • 13,12323.3%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 1,1692.1%Two or more races
    • 7441.3%Asian alone
    • 820.1%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
    • 800.1%Some other race alone
    • 150.03%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
Median resident age:

30.3 years
Texas median age:

35.5 years
Males: 28,333  (49.9%)
Females: 28,451  (50.1%)
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Average household size:
Waller County:

2.0 people
Texas:

3 people

Estimated median household income in 2021: $65,031 ($38,136 in 1999)
This county:

$65,031
Texas:

$66,963

Median contract rent in 2021 for apartments: $898 (lower quartile is $677, upper quartile is $1,014)
This county:

$898
State:

$1007


Estimated median house or condo value in 2021: $283,216 (it was $77,500 in 2000)
Waller:

$283,216
Texas:

$237,400
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $150,304 - $425,662
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,896
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $631

Institutionalized population: 306

Crime in 2021 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 1
  • Rapes: 11
  • Robberies: 2
  • Assaults: 41
  • Burglaries: 64
  • Thefts: 119
  • Auto thefts: 18

Crime in 2020 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 1
  • Rapes: 27
  • Robberies: 12
  • Assaults: 20
  • Burglaries: 86
  • Thefts: 179
  • Auto thefts: 21
Waller County, TX map from a distance

Health of residents in Waller County based on CDC Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System Survey Questionnaires from 2013 to 2021:

General health status score of residents in this county from 1 (poor) to 5 (excellent) is 3.4. This is about average.
68.8% of residents exercised in the past month. This is less than average.
37.5% of residents smoked 100+ cigarettes in their lives. This is less than average.
51.1% of adult residents drank alcohol in the past 30 days. This is less than average.
64.1% of residents visited a dentist within the past year. This is less than average.
Average weight of males is 198 pounds. This is about average.
Average weight of females is 164 pounds. This is about average.

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2021: 57 buildings, average cost: $241,500
  • 2020: 31 buildings, average cost: $146,900
  • 2019: 24 buildings, average cost: $129,100
  • 2018: 75 buildings, average cost: $123,800
  • 2017: 36 buildings, average cost: $105,600
  • 2016: 13 buildings, average cost: $200,400
  • 2015: 10 buildings, average cost: $219,500
  • 2014: 5 buildings, average cost: $177,000
  • 2013: 4 buildings, average cost: $108,900
  • 2012: 8 buildings, average cost: $133,900
  • 2011: 5 buildings, average cost: $99,800
  • 2010: 9 buildings, average cost: $129,500
  • 2009: 6 buildings, average cost: $153,000
  • 2008: 7 buildings, average cost: $138,500
  • 2007: 60 buildings, average cost: $147,900
  • 2006: 90 buildings, average cost: $76,400
  • 2005: 67 buildings, average cost: $69,400
  • 2004: 46 buildings, average cost: $64,300
  • 2003: 53 buildings, average cost: $65,100
  • 2002: 31 buildings, average cost: $70,200
  • 2001: 17 buildings, average cost: $75,500
  • 2000: 21 buildings, average cost: $66,200
  • 1999: 29 buildings, average cost: $87,500
  • 1998: 22 buildings, average cost: $51,400
  • 1997: 20 buildings, average cost: $76,800
Number of permits per 10,000 Waller, TX residents
Average permit cost in Waller, TX
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2021: $4,881 (1.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2021: $2,963 (1.2%)

Distribution of median household income in Waller, TX in 2021
Distribution of house value in Waller, TX in 2021
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Waller, TX in 2021
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2021: 12.6%
Waller County:

12.6%
Texas:

14.2%
(6.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 30.3% for Black residents, 11.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 15.9% for other race residents, 9.5% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2021: 30.3 years old
(Males: 30.1 years old, Females: 30.5 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 43.4 years old, Black residents: 21.9 years old, American Indian residents: 24.5 years old, Asian residents: 36.8 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 25.3 years old, Other race residents: 24.2 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 March 2023:
Here:

4.5%
Texas:

4.2%

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: 87.4%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 26.4%

Number of foreign born residents: 6,803 (39.0% naturalized citizens)

Waller County:

12.0%
Whole state:

17.2%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 1,6602010 or later
  • 1,7322000 to 2009
  • 1,6671990 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: 12,407
  • One, attached: 206
  • Two: 271
  • 3 or 4: 1,097
  • 5 to 9: 809
  • 10 to 19: 555
  • 20 to 49: 55
  • 50 or more: 69
  • Mobile homes: 3,946
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 170

Housing units in Waller County with a mortgage: 6,838 (220 second mortgage, 11 home equity loan, 58 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 152

Here:

3.8% with mortgage
State:

98.3% 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 above Texas state average. It is 30% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/20/2011 at 12:24:41, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 148.5 miles away from Waller County center
On 5/17/2012 at 08:12:00, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 163.4 miles away from the county center
On 4/9/1993 at 12:29:19, a magnitude 4.3 (4.1 MB, 4.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 152.9 miles away from the county center
On 9/2/2013 at 23:51:15, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MW, Depth: 2.9 mi) earthquake occurred 160.5 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, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 349.5 miles away from Waller County center
On 9/2/2013 at 21:52:38, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 MW, Depth: 3.0 mi) earthquake occurred 160.4 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • Texas Covid-19 Pandemic, Incident Period: January 20, 2020, FEMA Id: 4485, Natural disaster type: Other
  • Texas Hurricane Harvey, Incident Period: August 23, 2017 - September 15, 2017, FEMA Id: 4332, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • 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
  • 11 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Waller County (21) is greater than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 8

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, Hurricanes: 7, Storms: 7, Fires: 6, Tornadoes: 3, Wind: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Means of transportation to work in 2021 - Waller

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 18,189 (73.4%)
  • Carpooled: 2,210 (8.9%)
  • Bus: 7 (0.0%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 335 (1.4%)
  • Bicycle: 20 (0.1%)
  • Walked: 447 (1.8%)
  • Worked at home: 3,213 (13.0%)
Class of Workers in 2021
Most common industries in 2021 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2021


  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Health care and social assistance (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Manufacturing (3%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (3%)

Most common industries for females in 2021


  • Retail trade (20%)
  • Educational services (18%)
  • Health care and social assistance (16%)
  • Accommodation and food services (11%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Manufacturing (4%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (4%)

Most common occupations in 2021 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2021


  • Management occupations (14%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (12%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Production occupations (8%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)

Most common occupations for females in 2021


  • Sales and related occupations (17%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (16%)
  • Management occupations (13%)
  • Educational instruction, and library occupations (9%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (9%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (7%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (4%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Mexico (67%)
  • El Salvador (7%)
  • Honduras (5%)
  • Colombia (2%)
  • Cuba (2%)
  • Guatemala (2%)
  • China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (1%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Waller County


  • German (8%)
  • American (5%)
  • English (4%)
  • Irish (3%)
  • Czech (2%)
  • Scottish (1%)
  • Italian (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 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

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
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2020 was $80,048.

13.25% of this county's 2021 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2020 ($78,889 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

13.25%
Texas average:

8.12%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
11.49% relocated from other counties in Texas ($69,020 average AGI)
1.76% relocated from other states ($9,868 average AGI)
Waller County:

1.76%
Texas average:

2.83%

Residents relocating <b>from</b> other counties or countries

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2020 and 2021:
from Harris County, TX  7.11% ($84,553 average AGI)
from Fort Bend County, TX  1.42% ($102,276)
from Montgomery County, TX  0.74% ($85,479)
from Austin County, TX  0.28% ($35,019)
from Brazos County, TX  0.16% ($32,433)
from Washington County, TX  0.15% ($42,345)
from Brazoria County, TX  0.14% ($67,667)


10.15% of this county's 2020 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2021 ($68,221 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

10.15%
Texas average:

7.40%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
9.00% relocated to other counties in Texas ($56,447 average AGI)
1.15% relocated to other states ($11,774 average AGI)
Waller County:

1.15%
Texas average:

2.08%

Residents relocating <b>to</b> other counties or countries

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2020 and 2021:
to Harris County, TX  4.37% ($54,990 average AGI)
to Fort Bend County, TX  1.26% ($102,380)
to Montgomery County, TX  0.88% ($58,575)
to Austin County, TX  0.34% ($57,803)
to Grimes County, TX  0.23% ($57,714)
to Brazos County, TX  0.18% ($31,031)
to Washington County, TX  0.17% ($52,742)

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 7.8
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2009: 7.2
Deaths per 1000 population from 2010 to 2019: 6.4

Deaths per 1000 population in Waller County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2018: 23.3%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2018: 14.6%
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 - 2019:

  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (451)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (416)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (356)
  • Atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease, so described (112)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (57)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (53)
  • Congestive heart failure (49)
  • Unspecified dementia (36)
  • Alzheimer disease, unspecified (26)
  • Unspecified diabetes mellitus, without complications (11)

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: 56,784
  • Male householders: 10,831 (2,085 living alone), Female householders: 7,317 (1,090 living alone)
  • 11,033 spouses (10,846 opposite-sex spouses), 1,077 unmarried partners, (1,043 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 17,200 children (15,804 natural, 529 adopted, 873 stepchildren), 1,324 grandchildren, 448 brothers or sisters, 609 parents, 0 foster children, 872 other relatives, 1,858 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 3,947

Size of family households: 6,188 2-persons, 3,043 3-persons, 2,481 4-persons, 1,090 5-persons, 546 6-persons, 244 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 3,168 1-person, 1,219 2-persons, 134 3-persons, 70 4-persons, 13 5-persons, 25 6-persons, 11 7-or-more-persons.

9,005 married couples with children.
3,280 single-parent households (868 men, 2,412 women).

73.4% of residents of Waller speak English at home.
25.0% of residents speak Spanish at home (63% speak English very well, 17% speak English well, 15% speak English not well, 5% don't speak English at all).
0.5% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (90% speak English very well, 7% speak English well, 2% speak English not well).
0.7% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (82% speak English very well, 16% speak English well, 1% don't speak English at all).
0.2% of residents speak other language at home (93% speak English very well, 7% 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:

6.3
State:

6.3

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

3.9
State:

4.0

Year house built in Waller County, Texas
  • Year house built in Waller County, Texas
  • 2772020 or later
  • 5,0422010 to 2019
  • 3,9692000 to 2009
  • 2,9801990 to 1999
  • 2,8501980 to 1989
  • 2,5561970 to 1979
  • 1,1581960 to 1969
  • 5321950 to 1959
  • 2911940 to 1949
  • 3071939 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
  • 3371 room
  • 212 rooms
  • 6223 rooms
  • 1,2394 rooms
  • 2,3745 rooms
  • 2,7696 rooms
  • 2,0877 rooms
  • 1,8288 rooms
  • 1,8899+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Waller County, Texas
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Waller County, Texas
  • 3121 room
  • 602 rooms
  • 1,5373 rooms
  • 1,3894 rooms
  • 6415 rooms
  • 6286 rooms
  • 3857 rooms
  • 258 rooms
  • 829+ 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
  • 341no bedroom
  • 2131 bedroom
  • 1,7032 bedrooms
  • 6,3963 bedrooms
  • 3,5994 bedrooms
  • 8715+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Waller County, Texas
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Waller County, Texas
  • 311no bedroom
  • 5481 bedroom
  • 2,6902 bedrooms
  • 1,1823 bedrooms
  • 3644 bedrooms
  • 05+ 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
  • 162no vehicle
  • 1,8271 vehicle
  • 6,7062 vehicles
  • 2,5443 vehicles
  • 1,4324 vehicles
  • 4075+ 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
  • 403no vehicle
  • 2,4901 vehicle
  • 1,4702 vehicles
  • 5103 vehicles
  • 2274 vehicles
  • 195+ vehicles

87.0% of Waller County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 22% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 90% lived in Texas.

Waller County:

87.0%
State average:

85.1%

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

  • This state: 38,216
  • Other state: 10,937
  • Northeast: 2,023
  • Midwest: 2,366
  • South: 3,909
  • West: 2,643
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
  • 59.9%Electricity
  • 22.8%Utility gas
  • 14.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.3%Other fuel
  • 0.6%Wood
  • 0.2%Solar energy
  • 0.2%No fuel used
  • 0.1%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 87.0%Electricity
  • 7.4%Utility gas
  • 5.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 1,044
Here:

15.5%
Texas:

9.1%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 190
Here:

6.7%
Texas:

8.0%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 791
Here:

11.3%
Texas:

17.8%

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 2017:

  • Charges - Other: $471,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $6,211,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $5,010,000
    General - Other: $4,766,000
    Police Protection: $4,423,000
    Correctional Institutions: $2,206,000
    Financial Administration: $1,688,000
    Central Staff Services: $929,000
    Libraries: $419,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Medical Care: $400,000
    Corrections - Other: $377,000
    General Public Buildings: $359,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $316,000
    Parks and Recreation: $23,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $83,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,395,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $720,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $675,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $1,542,000
    General Revenue - Other: $527,000
    Interest Earnings: $141,000
  • 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: $762,000
    General Local Government Support: $529,000
    Highways: $58,000
  • Tax - Property: $20,981,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $1,044,000
    Other License: $75,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $8,710,000

Waller County government finances - Revenue in 2017:

  • Charges - Other: $471,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $6,211,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $5,010,000
    General - Other: $4,766,000
    Police Protection: $4,423,000
    Correctional Institutions: $2,206,000
    Financial Administration: $1,688,000
    Central Staff Services: $929,000
    Libraries: $419,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Medical Care: $400,000
    Corrections - Other: $377,000
    General Public Buildings: $359,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $316,000
    Parks and Recreation: $23,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $83,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,395,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $720,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $675,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $1,542,000
    General Revenue - Other: $527,000
    Interest Earnings: $141,000
  • 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: $762,000
    General Local Government Support: $529,000
    Highways: $58,000
  • Tax - Property: $20,981,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $1,044,000
    Other License: $75,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $8,710,000

Waller County government finances - Debt in 2017:

  • Charges - Other: $471,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $6,211,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $5,010,000
    General - Other: $4,766,000
    Police Protection: $4,423,000
    Correctional Institutions: $2,206,000
    Financial Administration: $1,688,000
    Central Staff Services: $929,000
    Libraries: $419,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Medical Care: $400,000
    Corrections - Other: $377,000
    General Public Buildings: $359,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $316,000
    Parks and Recreation: $23,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $83,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,395,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $720,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $675,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $1,542,000
    General Revenue - Other: $527,000
    Interest Earnings: $141,000
  • 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: $762,000
    General Local Government Support: $529,000
    Highways: $58,000
  • Tax - Property: $20,981,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $1,044,000
    Other License: $75,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $8,710,000

Waller County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017:

  • Charges - Other: $471,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $6,211,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $5,010,000
    General - Other: $4,766,000
    Police Protection: $4,423,000
    Correctional Institutions: $2,206,000
    Financial Administration: $1,688,000
    Central Staff Services: $929,000
    Libraries: $419,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Medical Care: $400,000
    Corrections - Other: $377,000
    General Public Buildings: $359,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $316,000
    Parks and Recreation: $23,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $83,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,395,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $720,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $675,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $1,542,000
    General Revenue - Other: $527,000
    Interest Earnings: $141,000
  • 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: $762,000
    General Local Government Support: $529,000
    Highways: $58,000
  • Tax - Property: $20,981,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $1,044,000
    Other License: $75,000
  • 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