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Young County, Texas (TX)

County population in 2016: 18,889 (66% urban, 34% rural); it was 17,943 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 2,342
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 3,040
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 5,286
Renter-occupied apartments: 1,961 (it was 1,881 in 2000)
% of renters here:

26%
State:

36%

Land area: 922 sq. mi.

Water area: 8.5 sq. mi.

Population density: 20 people per square mile   (low).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Young County: 78.9 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Construction (41.9%), Transportation and warehousing,and utilities (13.4%), Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (11.3%), Educational, health and social services (10.3%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 43%
  • Government: 8%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 49%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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Races in Young County, Texas:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (78.5%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (18.1%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (1.3%)
  • Two or more races (0.9%)
  • American Indian and Alaska Native alone (0.6%)
  • Asian alone (0.5%)
Median resident age:  42.2 years
Texas median age:  34.5 years
Males: 9,300  (49.2%)
Females: 9,589  (50.8%)

Young County,TX real estate house value trend

Average household size:
Young County:

2.0 people
Texas:

3 people
Estimated median household income in 2016: $48,555 ($30,499 in 1999)

This county:

$48,555
Texas:

$56,565

Median contract rent in 2016 for apartments: $441 (lower quartile is $349, upper quartile is $589)
This county:

$441
State:

$809


Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $97,670 (it was $46,600 in 2000)
Young:

$97,670
Texas:

$161,500
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $56,924 - $183,950
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,068
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $391

Institutionalized population: 279

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 2
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 13
  • Burglaries: 35
  • Thefts: 26
  • Auto thefts: 2

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 3
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 4
  • Burglaries: 22
  • Thefts: 41
  • Auto thefts: 5
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2007: 7 buildings, average cost: $191,700
  • 2008: 10 buildings, average cost: $98,400
  • 2009: 5 buildings, average cost: $106,100
  • 2010: 5 buildings, average cost: $106,100
  • 2011: 5 buildings, average cost: $106,100
  • 2012: 29 buildings, average cost: $114,100
  • 2013: 36 buildings, average cost: $116,500
  • 2014: 33 buildings, average cost: $109,200

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 2016: $1,678 (1.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $1,110 (1.4%)

Young County household income distribution in 2009 Young County home values distribution Young County contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 14.4%
Young County:

14.4%
Texas:

15.6%
(11.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 31.0% for Black residents, 22.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 38.8% for American Indian residents, 2.6% for other race residents, 43.4% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2016: 42.2 years old
(Males: 41.6 years old, Females: 43.2 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 47.2 years old, Black residents: 46.5 years old, American Indian residents: 62.6 years old, Asian residents: 62.5 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 23.3 years old, Other race residents: 21.1 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Young County is $367 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $484 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $614 a month.

Cities in this county include: Graham, Olney, Jean-Loving, Newcastle.

Young 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 Young County: Center Windmill (A), Cottonwood Windmill (B), Coyote Windmill (C), Cross H Ranch (D), Dick Woods Windmill (E), Dutchman Windmill (F), George Windmill (G), Holly Windmill (H), Horseshoe Windmill (I), Kirkpatrick Ranch (J), Lazy K Ranch (K), McCrary Ranch (L), Red Tower Windmill (M), Round Mountain Windmill (N), Schoolhouse Windmill (O), Shinnery Windmill (P), Slicknasty Windmill (Q), Swenson Ranch (R), Cow Spur (S), U Lazy S Ranch (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Resthaven Cemetery (1), Terrace Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Lake Alan Henry (A), Sandy Creek Lake (B), Rood Tank (C), Rock Tank (D), Pit Tank (E), Pipe Tank (F), Kildugan Tank (G), Kelly Tank (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: McDonald Creek (A), Salt Creek (B), Salt Branch (C), Rocky Creek (D), Red Branch (E), Middle Creek (F), Gobbler Creek (G), Grape Creek (H), Griffin Creek (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Neighboring counties: Eddy County, New Mexico , Baylor County , Collin County , Crosby County , Garza County , Knox County , Rains County .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

4.2%
Texas:

4.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 443
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 81.6%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 19.1%

Number of foreign born residents: 1,036 (27.7% naturalized citizens)

Young County:

5.5%
Whole state:

17.0%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 2010 or later: 181
  • 2000 to 2009: 474
  • 1990 to 1999: 160
  • 1980 to 1989: 247
  • 1970 to 1979: 110
  • Before 1970: 24
Note: State values scaled to Young County population

Mean travel time to work (commute): 18.1 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 87.6%

Young County marital status for males Young County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 7,158
  • One, attached: 128
  • Two: 203
  • 3 or 4: 114
  • 5 to 9: 181
  • 10 to 19: 28
  • 20 to 49: 67
  • 50 or more: 31
  • Mobile homes: 952
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 3

Housing units in Young County with a mortgage: 2,461 (0 second mortgage, 80 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 3,308

Here:

40.0% with mortgage
State:

57.8% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Young County

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant11,71951
Mainline Protestant2,43910
Catholic9502
Other3662
None3,076-
Young 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: 2
Young County:

1.13 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.



Number of convenience stores (with gas): 9
Young County:

5.10 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 10
This county:

5.66 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.13 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Young County:

10.5%
Texas:

8.9%

Adult obesity rate:
Young County:

26.4%
State:

26.6%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

13.7%
State:

15.7%

Agriculture in Young County:

Average size of farms: 675 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $31,690
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $47.32
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 0.00%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 92.81%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $32,973
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 7.14%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 0.10%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $25,450
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 88.87%
Average age of principal farm operators: 58 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 11.29
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 0.26%
Corn for grain: 14 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 12446 harvested acres
Upland cotton: 1010 harvested acres
Vegetables: 14 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 512 acres

Tornado activity:

Young County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly below Texas state average. It is 10243119.8 times below overall U.S. average.

Earthquake activity:

Young County-area historical earthquake activity is near Texas state average. It is 73% 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 122.7 miles away from Young 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 343.2 miles away from the 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 162.3 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 109.6 miles away from the county center
On 1/2/1992 at 11:45:35, a magnitude 5.0 (4.6 MB, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 265.3 miles away from Young 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 124.1 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, 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 PK East Fire, Incident Period: April 16, 2011 to May 04, 2011, Fire Management Assistance Declared: April 16, 2011, FEMA Id: 2895, Natural disaster type: Fire
  • Texas PK West Fire, Incident Period: April 13, 2011 to May 12, 2011, Fire Management Assistance Declared: April 15, 2011, FEMA Id: 2888, Natural disaster type: Fire
  • Texas Hohertz Fire, Incident Period: April 09, 2011 to May 12, 2011, Fire Management Assistance Declared: April 16, 2011, FEMA Id: 2893, Natural disaster type: Fire
  • 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
  • Texas Hurricane Rita, Incident Period: September 20, 2005 to October 14, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3261: September 21, 2005, FEMA Id: 3261, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Texas Hurricane Katrina, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 01, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3216: September 02, 2005, FEMA Id: 3216, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Texas Extreme Fire Hazards, Incident Period: August 01, 1999 to December 10, 1999, Emergency Declared EM-3142: September 01, 1999, FEMA Id: 3142, Natural disaster type: Fire
  • Texas Extreme Fire Hazard, Incident Period: August 30, 1993 to November 15, 1993, Emergency Declared EM-3113: September 10, 1993, FEMA Id: 3113, Natural disaster type: Fire
  • 4 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Young County (14) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Fires: 6, Storms: 5, Floods: 4, Hurricanes: 3, Tornadoes: 3, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Class of Workers in 2016 (%)

Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Health care and social assistance (17%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Other services, except public administration (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
  • Manufacturing (3%)
  • Health care and social assistance (22%)
  • Educational services (18%)
  • Retail trade (16%)
  • Other services, except public administration (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Manufacturing (4%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (17%)
  • Management occupations (12%)
  • Production occupations (11%)
  • Transportation occupations (6%)
  • Sales and related occupations (6%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (6%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (5%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (26%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (14%)
  • Sales and related occupations (11%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (8%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (7%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (7%)
  • Management occupations (5%)

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

  • Mexico (84%)
  • Thailand (6%)
  • Taiwan (4%)
  • Guatemala (2%)
  • South Africa (1%)
  • England (1%)
  • China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (0%)

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

  • American (16%)
  • German (9%)
  • English (7%)
  • Irish (5%)
  • European (2%)
  • Scottish (2%)
  • Norwegian (2%)

Young County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 7,481 (83.2%)
  • Carpooled: 783 (8.7%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 8 (0.1%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 124 (1.4%)
  • Bicycle: 8 (0.1%)
  • Walked: 24 (0.3%)
  • Worked at home: 599 (6.7%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders ($)


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

  • 270 people in nursing homes
  • 89 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 32 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 10 people in homes for the mentally retarded
194 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
85 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $51,716.

6.13% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($35,845 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.13%
Texas average:

7.14%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
4.88% relocated from other counties in Texas ($27,832 average AGI)
1.25% relocated from other states ($8,014 average AGI)
Young County:

1.25%
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  0.60% ($31,639 average AGI)
from Wichita County, TX  0.47% ($28,393)
from Jack County, TX  0.37% ($29,364)
from Dallas County, TX  0.35% ($33,429)
from Palo Pinto County, TX  0.30% ($47,278)
from Denton County, TX  0.20% ($32,417)
from Parker County, TX  0.18% ($54,091)


7.10% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($35,019 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.10%
Texas average:

6.69%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
5.74% relocated to other counties in Texas ($28,824 average AGI)
1.37% relocated to other states ($6,193 average AGI)
Young County:

1.37%
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  0.63% ($58,342 average AGI)
to Wichita County, TX  0.51% ($32,065)
to Jack County, TX  0.35% ($26,762)
to Archer County, TX  0.28% ($24,000)
to Dallas County, TX  0.25% ($30,867)
to Denton County, TX  0.23% ($27,643)
to Palo Pinto County, TX  0.20% ($25,167)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 12.7
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 13.0

Births per 1000 population in Young County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 14.1
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 14.5
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 13.8

Deaths per 1000 population in Young County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 7.2
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 7.0

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Young County

Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 27.3%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 16.6%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Young County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19

Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Young County


Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 3,847 (3,251 aged, 596 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 708 (17%)

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 Young County, Texas in 1999 - 2014:

  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (372)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (277)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (263)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (243)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (207)
  • Congestive heart failure (189)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (122)
  • Unspecified dementia (90)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (89)
  • Sudden cardiac death, so described (86)

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

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 11.15
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 15,358
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 346
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 81,230

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,228
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,472
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 11

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 40
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 106

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 11

Household type by relationship:

Households: 18,889
  • In family households: 16,580 (2,674 male householders, 2,883 female householders)
    4,378 spouses, 5,282 children (4,774 natural, 53 adopted, 446 stepchildren), 585 grandchildren, 85 brothers or sisters, 131 parents, 198 other relatives, 316 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 2,016 (767 male householders (631 living alone)), 1,012 female householders (915 living alone)), 228 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 292

Size of family households: 3,010 2-persons, 1,022 3-persons, 853 4-persons, 468 5-persons, 76 6-persons, 121 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 1,548 1-person, 230 2-persons.

2,574 married couples with children.
1,338 single-parent households (282 men, 1,056 women).

86.4% of residents of Young speak English at home.
13.0% of residents speak Spanish at home (38% speak English very well, 43% speak English well, 16% speak English not well, 3% don't speak English at all).
0.1% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (100% speak English very well).
0.3% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (91% speak English well, 9% speak English not well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $108,847,000 ($6,068 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $2,481,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $51,803,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $31,146,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $2,627,000
Federal grants: $18,447,000
Federal procurement contracts: $784,000 ($53,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $4,040,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $2,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $1,779,000
Federal Government insurance: $9,688,000

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

Births: 1,226
Here:

68 per 1000 residents
State:

85 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 1,299
Here:

72 per 1000 residents
State:

35 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +120
Here:

+7 per 1000 residents
State:

+29 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +27
Here:

+2 per 1000 residents
State:

+10 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Young County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 2.84 millions of gallons per day (1% from ground, 99% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.7
State:

6.2

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.7
State:

4.1

Year house built

  • 2014 or later: 142
  • 2010 to 2013: 58
  • 2000 to 2009: 726
  • 1990 to 1999: 653
  • 1980 to 1989: 1,380
  • 1970 to 1979: 1,457
  • 1960 to 1969: 1,010
  • 1950 to 1959: 1,991
  • 1940 to 1949: 596
  • 1939 or earlier: 737
Note: State values scaled to Young population
Rooms in houses/apartments in Young County, Texas
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Young County population
  • 1 room: 24
  • 2 rooms: 37
  • 3 rooms: 147
  • 4 rooms: 659
  • 5 rooms: 1,643
  • 6 rooms: 1,530
  • 7 rooms: 782
  • 8 rooms: 633
  • 9+ rooms: 251
  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 25
  • 3 rooms: 142
  • 4 rooms: 495
  • 5 rooms: 501
  • 6 rooms: 177
  • 7 rooms: 62
  • 8 rooms: 44
  • 9+ rooms: 109
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Young County, Texas
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Young County population
  • no bedroom: 22
  • 1 bedroom: 123
  • 2 bedrooms: 1,328
  • 3 bedrooms: 3,514
  • 4 bedrooms: 629
  • 5+ bedrooms: 51
  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 205
  • 2 bedrooms: 658
  • 3 bedrooms: 587
  • 4 bedrooms: 106
  • 5+ bedrooms: 2
Cars and other vehicles available in Young County, Texas in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Young County population
  • no vehicle: 172
  • 1 vehicle: 1,225
  • 2 vehicles: 2,746
  • 3 vehicles: 1,183
  • 4 vehicles: 288
  • 5+ vehicles: 94
  • no vehicle: 180
  • 1 vehicle: 836
  • 2 vehicles: 407
  • 3 vehicles: 90
  • 4 vehicles: 40
  • 5+ vehicles: 11

89% of Young County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 40% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 94% lived in Texas.

Young County:

88.6%
State average:

84.1%

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

  • This state: 14,463
  • Other state: 3,065
  • Northeast: 155
  • Midwest: 404
  • South: 1,342
  • West: 1,191

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Young County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Electricity (46.4%)
  • Utility gas (40.2%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (8.6%)
  • Wood (3.1%)
  • No fuel used (0.6%)
  • Electricity (53.3%)
  • Utility gas (40.3%)
  • Wood (2.4%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1.8%)
  • Other fuel (0.4%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 157
Here:

7.5%
Texas:

6.6%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 94
Here:

8.0%
Texas:

6.4%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 4
Here:

1.1%
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)

Young County government finances - Expenditure in 2002:

  • Current Operations - Corrections - Other: $1,467,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $929,000
    Police Protection: $879,000
    Regular Highways: $866,000
    Financial Administration: $359,000
    Central Staff Services: $249,000
    General - Other: $200,000
    General Public Buildings: $161,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $76,000
    Health Services - Other: $69,000
    Welfare - Other: $43,000
    Sewerage: $4,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Fire Protection: $67,000
    Natural Resources: $3,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $475,000
    Police Protection: $34,000
    Corrections - Other: $8,000
    General - Other: $7,000
    Financial Administration: $6,000
    Natural Resource - Other: $3,000
    Judicial: $2,000
    Central Staff: $2,000
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $2,654,000

Young County government finances - Revenue in 2002:

  • Charges - All Other: $667,000
    Sewerage: $5,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $88,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $280,000
    Interest Earnings: $158,000
    Rents: $17,000
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $1,216,000
    Highways: $209,000
    General Support: $5,000
    Health & Hospitals: $4,000
  • Tax - Property: $2,718,000
    Total General Sales: $576,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $434,000

Young County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002:

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $2,280,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 469
  • Number of aged recipients: 45
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 424
  • Number of recipients under 18: 61
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 317
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 91
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 175
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 206
Young County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
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Young County Fatal accident statistics for 1995 - 2014
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Most common first names in Young County, TX among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William11075.2 years
Mary10681.0 years
James9775.6 years
John8777.1 years
Robert5673.1 years
Charles4973.0 years
Billy4168.3 years
Ruby3882.2 years
George3679.3 years
Ruth3582.7 years
Most common last names in Young County, TX among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith5178.9 years
Williams4977.0 years
Johnson4876.5 years
Davis4678.7 years
Brown4179.2 years
Jones3578.4 years
Cox3179.9 years
Kunkel2784.8 years
Wilson2779.5 years
Rogers2681.9 years
Businesses in Young County, TX
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1McDonald's1
Ace Hardware1Nike1
AutoZone1Pizza Hut1
Best Western1SONIC Drive-In1
Dairy Queen3Sears1
Domino's Pizza1Subway3
FedEx5True Value1
Ford1U-Haul1
H&R Block2UPS4
Holiday Inn1Verizon Wireless1
Lane Furniture1Walmart1

Young County on our top lists:

  • #57 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest ground withdrawal of fresh water for public supply"
  • #78 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for Romney (Republican) in the 2012 Presidential Election"