Wise County, Texas (TX)

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County population in 2012: 60,432 (28% urban, 72% rural); it was 48,793 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 10,281
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 6,360
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 13,974
Renter-occupied apartments: 4,374 (it was 3,204 in 2000)
% of renters here:

19%
State:

36%

Land area: 905 sq. mi.

Water area: 18.2 sq. mi.

Population density: 66 people per square mile   (average).

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Wise County: 81.4 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Construction (14.9%), Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (12.3%), Retail trade (12.0%), Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (10.2%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 47%
  • Government: 3%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 50%
  • Unpaid family work: 1%
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Races in Wise County, Texas:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (79.7%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (17.1%)
  • Two or more races (1.2%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (1.0%)
  • American Indian and Alaska Native alone (0.6%)
Median resident age:  38.0 years
Texas median age:  33.0 years
Males: 29,803  (41.6%)
Females: 29,324  (58.4%)
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Wise County,TX real estate house value trend

Average household size:
Wise County:

2.0 people
Texas:

3 people
Estimated median household income in 2013: $56,143 ($41,933 in 1999)

This county:

$56143
Texas:

$51704

Median contract rent in 2013 for apartments: $574 (lower quartile is $406, upper quartile is $763)
This county:

$574
State:

$711


Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $124,832 (it was $82,300 in 2000)
Wise:

$124,832
Texas:

$132,000
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $67,996 - $205,232
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,277
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $453

Institutionalized population: 980

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


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

Wise County, TX map from a distance

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2004: 173 buildings, average cost: $100,600
  • 2005: 172 buildings, average cost: $111,600
  • 2006: 116 buildings, average cost: $135,900
  • 2007: 109 buildings, average cost: $162,300
  • 2008: 72 buildings, average cost: $158,800
  • 2009: 32 buildings, average cost: $158,200

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 2013: $2,143 (1.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $1,352 (1.4%)

Wise County household income distribution in 2009 Wise County home values distribution Wise County contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 10.5%
(9.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 4.6% for Black residents, 20.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 5.7% for American Indian residents, 18.3% for other race residents, 20.9% for two or more races residents)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 10.3%
Wise County:

10.3%
Texas:

17.5%
(9.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 4.4% for Black residents, 20.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 5.0% for American Indian residents, 17.2% for other race residents, 21.0% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2013: 39 years old
(Males: 38 years old, Females: 40 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 42 years old, Black residents: 46 years old, American Indian residents: 50 years old, Asian residents: 29 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 24 years old, Other race residents: 26 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Wise County is $443 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $533 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $651 a month.

Cities in this county include: Briar, Decatur, Bridgeport, Runaway Bay, Boyd, Alvord, Chico, Newark, New Fairview, Aurora.

Wise 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 Wise County: Cross Timbers National Grassland Field Headquarters (A), Lake Bridgeport Youth Camp (B), Salt Creek Volunteer Fire Department (C), Wise County Sand Flat Volunteer Fire Department (D), Greenwood - Slidell Volunteer Fire Department (E), East Wise Fire and Rescue (F), Greenwood - Slidell Volunteer Fire Department Station 2 (G), Cottondale Volunteer Fire Department (H), Lake Bridgeport Volunteer Fire Department (I), Boonsville Balsora Volunteer Fire Department (J), Crafton Volunteer Fire Department (K), Phoenix Medical Service (L), Cross Timbers National Grassland Field Headquarters (M). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Wise County include: Pleasant Grove Church Number 1 (A), Pleasant Grove Church Number 2 (B), Zion Valley Cumberland Church (C), Union Hill Church (D), Sand Hill Church (E), Sweetwater Church (F), Audubon Church (G), Wilson Prairie Church (H), Pleasant Valley Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Annas Chapel Cemetery (1), Annaville Cemetery (2), Arkansas Cemetery (3), Bethel Cemetery (4), Crafton Cemetery (5), Cottonwood Cemetery (6), Boyd Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoirs: Cottonwood Lake (A), Rucker Pond (B), Lake Bridgeport (C), Soil Conservation Service Site 8 Reservoir (D), Soil Conservation Service Site 20 Reservoir (E), Soil Conservation Service Site 18e Reservoir (F), Soil Conservation Service Site 16 Reservoir (G), Soil Conservation Service Site 7 Reservoir (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Blue Creek (A), Walnut Creek (B), Teeter Branch (C), Sweetwater Creek (D), Salt Creek (E), Rock Hole Hollow Branch (F), Pecan Branch (G), Oxford Water Branch (H), Oates Branch (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Neighboring counties: Cooke County , Denton County , Jack County , Montague County , Parker County , Tarrant County .

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

5.2%
Texas:

5.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 1,230
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 76.1%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 13.0%

Number of foreign born residents: 2,481 (33% naturalized citizens)

Wise County:

5.1%
Whole state:

13.9%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1995 to March 2000: 787
  • 1990 to 1994: 333
  • 1985 to 1989: 296
  • 1980 to 1984: 284
  • 1975 to 1979: 227
  • 1970 to 1974: 291
  • 1970 to 1974: 152
  • 1965 to 1969: 111

Mean travel time to work (commute): 33.3 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 50.8%

Wise County marital status for males Wise County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:


Housing units in Wise County with a mortgage: 3,778 (170 second mortgage, 217 home equity loan, 2 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 2,902

Here:

0.0% with mortgage
State:

64.2% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Wise County

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant18,959101
Mainline Protestant2,57211
Catholic2,2802
Other5681
None34,748-
Wise 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
Wise County:

1.04 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Here:

0.17 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.

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

0.87 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.11 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 30
Wise County:

5.22 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 33
This county:

5.74 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.13 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Wise County:

8.5%
Texas:

8.9%

Adult obesity rate:
Wise County:

29.1%
State:

26.6%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

15.1%
State:

15.7%

Agriculture in Wise County:

Average size of farms: 183 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $12,352
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $89.11
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 1.98%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 77.29%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $18,209
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 17.21%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 1.59%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $25,863
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 95.77%
Average age of principal farm operators: 55 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 16.16
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 3.95%
Corn for grain: 709 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 8430 harvested acres
Vegetables: 844 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 3,326 acres

Tornado activity:

Wise County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly below Texas state average. It is 2175921.0 times below overall U.S. average.
Tornadoes in this county have caused 2 fatalities and 12 injuries recorded between 1950 and 2004.
On 12/2/1999, a category 1 (max. wind speeds 73-112 mph) tornado killed 2 people and injured 3 people and caused $600,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Wise County-area historical earthquake activity is near Texas state average. It is 76% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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 179.5 miles away from Wise County center
On 9/6/1997 at 23:38:00, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 LG, 4.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 123.2 miles away from the county center
On 1/18/1995 at 15:51:39, a magnitude 4.2 (4.0 LG, 4.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 108.6 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 391.2 miles away from the county center
On 4/28/1998 at 14:13:01, a magnitude 4.2 (3.9 MB, 4.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 117.0 miles away from Wise County center
On 11/15/1990 at 11:44:41, a magnitude 3.9 (3.6 LG, 3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 107.6 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:


The number of natural disasters in Wise County (14) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 7

Causes of natural disasters: Fires: 5, Storms: 5, Floods: 4, Hurricanes: 4, Tornadoes: 3 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Class of Workers

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females

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

  • Mexico (85%)
  • Philippines (2%)
  • Germany (2%)
  • Cuba (1%)
  • Russia (1%)
  • United Kingdom (1%)
  • Ukraine (1%)

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

  • United States or American (28%)
  • Irish (10%)
  • German (10%)
  • English (9%)
  • Scotch-Irish (2%)
  • Dutch (2%)
  • French (except Basque) (1%)

Wise County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 17,133 (77%)
  • Carpooled: 3,532 (16%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 63 (0%)
  • Motorcycle: 34 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 13 (0%)
  • Walked: 388 (2%)
  • Other means: 205 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 753 (3%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders


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

  • 518 people in state prisons
  • 276 people in nursing homes
  • 200 people in other types of correctional institutions
  • 82 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 39 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 24 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill
  • 24 people in hospices or homes for chronically ill
  • 11 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 3 people in other nonhousehold living situations

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

  • 746 people in state prisons
  • 206 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 28 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $56,050.

8.58% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($43,097 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.58%
Texas average:

7.14%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
6.88% relocated from other counties in Texas ($34,310 average AGI)
1.70% relocated from other states ($8,788 average AGI)
Wise County:

1.70%
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 Tarrant County, TX  2.73% ($42,775 average AGI)
from Denton County, TX  0.96% ($47,871)
from Parker County, TX  0.57% ($34,604)
from Montague County, TX  0.29% ($45,684)
from Dallas County, TX  0.25% ($35,878)
from Hood County, TX  0.10% ($59,900)
from Johnson County, TX  0.10% ($41,300)


7.99% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($38,004 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.99%
Texas average:

6.69%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
6.36% relocated to other counties in Texas ($30,410 average AGI)
1.63% relocated to other states ($7,594 average AGI)
Wise County:

1.63%
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 Tarrant County, TX  2.22% ($40,056 average AGI)
to Denton County, TX  0.96% ($35,391)
to Parker County, TX  0.65% ($36,087)
to Dallas County, TX  0.28% ($33,222)
to Montague County, TX  0.25% ($36,313)
to Johnson County, TX  0.14% ($36,074)
to Collin County, TX  0.13% ($39,880)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 13.2
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 13.0

Births per 1000 population in Wise County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 8.7
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 8.0
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2013: 8.0

Deaths per 1000 population in Wise County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 6.1
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 6.8

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Wise County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2003: 5,772 (4,992 aged, 780 disabled)
Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 15%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 15%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 1.8
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 7389.400
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 153.050
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 35087.06

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1213.490
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 806.050
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 7.06

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 20.39
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 56.44

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 10.58

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 117.8. This is more than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide:

Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 85.7
  • Other - 32.1

Household type by relationship:

Households: 58,147

Size of family households: 6,681 2-persons, 3,507 3-persons, 3,109 4-persons, 1,677 5-persons, 702 6-persons, 419 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 4,070 1-person, 727 2-persons, 72 3-persons, 34 4-persons, 10 5-persons, 4 6-persons, 3 7-or-more-persons.

10,383 married couples with children.
2,117 single-parent households (733 men, 1,384 women).

89.1% of residents of Wise County speak English at home.
10.0% of residents speak Spanish at home (55% speak English very well, 20% speak English well, 16% speak English not well, 9% don't speak English at all).
0.6% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (67% speak English very well, 26% speak English well, 6% speak English not well).
0.3% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (66% speak English very well, 28% speak English well, 3% speak English not well, 2% don't speak English at all).
0.1% of residents speak other language at home (42% speak English very well, 58% speak English well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $176,576,000 ($3179 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $8,077,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $96,967,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $35,904,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $504,000
Federal grants: $33,197,000
Federal procurement contracts: $3,091,000 ($1,500,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $6,913,000 ($223,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $641,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $28,174,000
Federal Government insurance: $27,574,000

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

Births: 3,499
Here:

62 per 1000 residents
State:

85 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 2,249
Here:

40 per 1000 residents
State:

35 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +558
Here:

+10 per 1000 residents
State:

+29 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +6,174
Here:

+109 per 1000 residents
State:

+10 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Wise County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 4.37 millions of gallons per day (17% from ground, 83% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.6
State:

5.8

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.6
State:

3.8

Year house built

  • 2005 or later: 335
  • 2000 to 2004: 6,215
  • 1990 to 1999: 5,215
  • 1980 to 1989: 4,260
  • 1970 to 1979: 2,910
  • 1960 to 1969: 1,948
  • 1950 to 1959: 1,551
  • 1940 to 1949: 650
  • 1939 or earlier: 766
Rooms in houses/apartments in Wise County, Texas
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • 1 room: 46
  • 2 rooms: 248
  • 3 rooms: 618
  • 4 rooms: 1,728
  • 5 rooms: 3,997
  • 6 rooms: 3,580
  • 7 rooms: 1,931
  • 8 rooms: 951
  • 9+ rooms: 875
  • 1 room: 53
  • 2 rooms: 203
  • 3 rooms: 425
  • 4 rooms: 820
  • 5 rooms: 1,108
  • 6 rooms: 410
  • 7 rooms: 120
  • 8 rooms: 40
  • 9+ rooms: 25
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Wise County, Texas
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 82
  • 1 bedroom: 613
  • 2 bedrooms: 3,015
  • 3 bedrooms: 7,996
  • 4 bedrooms: 1,966
  • 5+ bedrooms: 302
  • no bedroom: 85
  • 1 bedroom: 523
  • 2 bedrooms: 1,295
  • 3 bedrooms: 1,140
  • 4 bedrooms: 151
  • 5+ bedrooms: 10
Cars and other vehicles available in Wise County, Texas in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 430
  • 1 vehicle: 2,972
  • 2 vehicles: 6,713
  • 3 vehicles: 2,872
  • 4 vehicles: 777
  • 5+ vehicles: 210
  • no vehicle: 302
  • 1 vehicle: 1,389
  • 2 vehicles: 1,178
  • 3 vehicles: 261
  • 4 vehicles: 52
  • 5+ vehicles: 22

51% of Wise County residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 36% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 81% lived in Texas.

Wise County:

50.9%
State average:

51.6%

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

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $76,800


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 2%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 2%

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Wise County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Electricity (57.1%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (25.5%)
  • Utility gas (15.4%)
  • Wood (1.2%)
  • Electricity (38.6%)
  • Utility gas (31.3%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (29.3%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 264
Here:

3.9%
Texas:

6.8%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 211
Here:

6.4%
Texas:

6.2%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 172
Here:

17.4%
Texas:

15.4%

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)

Wise County government finances - Expenditure in 2002:

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $1,002,000
    General: $102,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $3,563,000
    Police Protection: $3,533,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,985,000
    Fire Protection: $1,847,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,431,000
    General Public Buildings: $1,261,000
    Financial Administration: $1,042,000
    Health Services - Other: $609,000
    Corrections - Other: $556,000
    Parks & Recreation: $145,000
    Solid Waste Management: $131,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $126,000
    General - Other: $83,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $172,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $491,000
    Regular Highways: $479,000
    Corrections - Other: $55,000
    Police Protection: $6,000
    Health - Other: $1,000
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $6,565,000

Wise County government finances - Revenue in 2002:

  • Charges - All Other: $2,641,000
    Solid Waste Management: $215,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $1,082,000
    Interest Earnings: $558,000
    Rents: $41,000
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $1,358,000
    Highways: $88,000
  • Tax - Property: $10,547,000
    Total General Sales: $1,851,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $1,374,000
    NEC: $0

Wise County government finances - Debt in 2002:

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $3,380,000
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Other NEC: $400,000
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $3,205,000
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $575,000

Wise County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002:

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $1,110,000
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $9,147,000
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $488,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

Wise County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1993
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Wise County Fatal accident statistics for 1994 - 2013
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 11 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 ORIGINATED220$140,591229$137,908606$171,70868$42,4411$5,265,000103$129,74885$70,753
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED17$139,00018$88,55664$141,90614$50,2860$05$107,20021$70,762
APPLICATIONS DENIED48$143,45845$115,689289$180,60294$34,3510$017$93,88249$54,408
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN15$151,73338$170,026176$153,09735$77,4290$08$117,75023$59,478
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS7$146,57112$165,75070$133,51426$54,6150$06$103,66719$74,526
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Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 11 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
D) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED24$200,79224$218,5831$178,0000$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED12$201,00010$248,3002$159,5002$109,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED4$179,50010$213,0002$166,0000$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$03$217,3330$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$235,0002$185,5000$00$0
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Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

Most common first names in Wise County, TX among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James33171.8 years
Mary30178.7 years
William28375.2 years
John26775.2 years
Robert21072.2 years
Charles14571.7 years
George13474.4 years
Thomas10274.0 years
Joe9572.3 years
Ruby9379.9 years
Most common last names in Wise County, TX among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith17775.2 years
Brown12279.0 years
Jones8872.9 years
Williams8574.6 years
Taylor8273.7 years
Davis8073.2 years
Walker5675.2 years
Wilson5670.0 years
Thompson5574.5 years
Martin5474.3 years
Businesses in Wise County, TX
NameCountNameCount
AT&T3Knights Inn1
Ace Hardware1La Quinta2
Arby's1Lane Furniture1
AutoZone2Lowe's1
Baymont Inn2McDonald's3
Best Western1Pizza Hut2
Blockbuster1Quiznos1
Burger King1RadioShack2
Chevrolet1Ramada1
Comfort Inn1SONIC Drive-In2
Dairy Queen1Sears1
FedEx8Sprint Nextel1
Ford1Starbucks1
H&R Block3Subway6
Hilton1Taco Bell1
Holiday Inn2U-Haul5
IHOP1UPS5
Jack In The Box1Walmart1
Jones New York1Wendy's1

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