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Zavala County, Texas (TX)

County population in 2019: 12,352 (62% urban, 38% rural); it was 11,600 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 651
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 1,884
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 2,502
Renter-occupied apartments: 1,038 (it was 926 in 2000)
% of renters here:

27%
State:

36%

Land area: 1298 sq. mi.

Water area: 3.2 sq. mi.

Population density: 10 people per square mile   (low).

March 2019 cost of living index in Zavala County: 76.7 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Educational, health and social services (36.4%), Retail trade (13.0%), Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (10.4%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 74%
  • Government: 20%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 6%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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  • Races in Zavala County, TX (2019)
    • 11,71894.0%Hispanic or Latino
    • 6144.9%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 880.7%Two or more races
    • 410.3%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 30.02%Asian alone
Median resident age:

33.4 years
Texas median age:

35.1 years
Males: 6,376  (51.6%)
Females: 5,976  (48.4%)
Average household size:
Zavala County:

3.0 people
Texas:

3 people

Estimated median household income in 2019: $35,661 ($16,844 in 1999)
This county:

$35,661
Texas:

$64,034

Median contract rent in 2019 for apartments: $437 (lower quartile is $212, upper quartile is $603)
This county:

$437
State:

$929


Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $58,087 (it was $24,100 in 2000)
Zavala:

$58,087
Texas:

$200,400
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $31,015 - $90,704
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $983
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $335

Institutionalized population: 409

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 0
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 13
  • Burglaries: 26
  • Thefts: 27
  • Auto thefts: 3

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 0
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 15
  • Burglaries: 31
  • Thefts: 30
  • Auto thefts: 5
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 16 buildings, average cost: $30,300
  • 1998: 16 buildings, average cost: $30,300
  • 1999: 18 buildings, average cost: $30,300
  • 2000: 4 buildings, average cost: $62,600
  • 2001: 5 buildings, average cost: $62,600
  • 2002: 6 buildings, average cost: $62,600
  • 2003: 3 buildings, average cost: $46,700
  • 2004: 3 buildings, average cost: $131,000
  • 2005: 3 buildings, average cost: $148,500
  • 2006: 3 buildings, average cost: $148,500
  • 2007: 31 buildings, average cost: $60,000
  • 2008: 9 buildings, average cost: $32,100
  • 2009: 8 buildings, average cost: $58,400
  • 2010: 4 buildings, average cost: $89,600
  • 2011: 6 buildings, average cost: $45,200
  • 2012: 7 buildings, average cost: $131,500
  • 2013: 14 buildings, average cost: $82,800
  • 2014: 11 buildings, average cost: $113,900
  • 2015: 5 buildings, average cost: $195,200
  • 2016: 4 buildings, average cost: $204,200
  • 2017: 1 building, cost: $140,000
  • 2018: 0 buildings
  • 2019: 0 buildings
Number of permits per 10,000 Zavala, TX residents
Average permit cost in Zavala, TX
Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $1,583 (2.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $692 (1.5%)

Distribution of median household income in Zavala, TX in 2019
Distribution of house value in Zavala, TX in 2019
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Zavala, TX in 2019
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 31.2%
Zavala County:

31.2%
Texas:

13.6%
(56.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 29.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 30.3% for other race residents, 66.7% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2019: 33.4 years old
(Males: 30.4 years old, Females: 34.7 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 38.0 years old, Black residents: 75.0 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 31.4 years old, Other race residents: 26.7 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Zavala County is $398 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $484 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $659 a month.

Cities in this county include: Crystal City, La Pryor, Batesville, Chula Vista-River Spur, Las Colonias, Loma Grande, Amaya.

Zavala 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 Zavala County: G Pena (A), Gallina Windmill (B), La Rosita Ranch (C), M Frank Farm (D), Milton Frank Farms (E), P DeBonner (F), Sullivan Ranch (G), A Barnes (H), A Havin (I), D H Havin (J), E Bradberry (K), Glass Ranch (L), Indio Cattle Company (M), L Kesling (N), R Baker (O), R Grissel (P), Tovar Ranch (Q), Burke Ranch (R). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Valley Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Rusaias Hole (A), Indio Lake (B), Burr Estate Lake Number 1 (C), Dunbar Lake (D), Rio Hacienda Ranch Lake (E), Bandera School Land Lake (F), Dunbar Cattle Company Lake (G), Burr Estate Lake Number 2 (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creeks: Chueco Creek (A), Tovar Creek (B), Chimeneas Creek (C), West Prong Chaparrosa Creek (D), Rosita San Juan Creek (E), Seco Creek (F), Chilipitin Creek (G), Stricklin Creek (H), Indio Creek (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Neighboring counties: Hernando County, Florida , Calhoun County , Frio County , Lavaca County , Uvalde County .

Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

17.8%
Texas:

8.0%

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

Current college students: 460
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 67.3%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 11.2%

Number of foreign born residents: 880 (35.5% naturalized citizens)

Zavala County:

7.1%
Whole state:

17.1%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 642010 or later
  • 452000 to 2009
  • 1131990 to 1999
  • 2831980 to 1989
  • 2511970 to 1979
  • 668Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 18.1 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 69.0%

Zavala County marital status for males Zavala County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 2,773
  • One, attached: 39
  • Two: 328
  • 3 or 4: 84
  • 5 to 9: 19
  • 10 to 19: 77
  • 50 or more: 6
  • Mobile homes: 1,124
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 10

Housing units in Zavala County with a mortgage: 401 (0 second mortgage, 0 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 2,303

Here:

99.5% with mortgage
State:

56.1% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Zavala County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic3,4002
Evangelical Protestant1,35511
Mainline Protestant2402
Other2-
None6,680-
Zavala 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: 4
Zavala County:

3.44 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.


Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
This county:

0.86 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.11 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 6
Zavala County:

5.16 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 4
This county:

3.44 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.13 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Zavala County:

8.7%
Texas:

8.9%

Adult obesity rate:
Zavala County:

27.8%
State:

26.6%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

21.9%
State:

15.7%

Agriculture in Zavala County:

Average size of farms: 2752 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $189,471
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $336.59
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: 77.79%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $194,949
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 4.54%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 57.03%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $72,504
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 78.99%
Average age of principal farm operators: 59 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 7.78
Corn for grain: 5084 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 8002 harvested acres
Upland cotton: 4322 harvested acres
Vegetables: 3,406 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 1,860 acres

Tornado activity:

Zavala County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly below Texas state average. It is 12891831.9 times below overall U.S. average.
Tornadoes in this county have caused 7 fatalities and 2 injuries recorded between 1950 and 2004.
On 4/24/2007, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado killed 7 people and caused $80 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Zavala County-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Texas state average. It is 28% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 238.2 miles away from Zavala County center
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 101.9 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 99.2 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) earthquake occurred 294.7 miles away from the county center
On 5/1/2018 at 16:28:56, a magnitude 4.0 (4.0 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 106.7 miles away from Zavala County center
On 4/7/2008 at 09:51:12, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 104.6 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:

  • Texas Covid-19 Pandemic, Incident Period: January 20, 2020, FEMA Id: 4485, Natural disaster type: Other
  • 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 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 Severe Storms, Tornadoes, and Flooding, Incident Period: June 16, 2007 to August 03, 2007, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1709: June 29, 2007, FEMA Id: 1709, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • 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 Hurricane Claudette, Incident Period: July 15, 2003 to July 28, 2003, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1479: July 17, 2003, FEMA Id: 1479, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Texas Severe Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: June 29, 2002 to July 31, 2002, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1425: July 04, 2002, FEMA Id: 1425, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • 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
  • 1 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Zavala County (11) is smaller than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 4, Storms: 4, Floods: 3, Fires: 2, Tornadoes: 2, Wind: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Zavala

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 2,936 (88.1%)
  • Carpooled: 82 (2.5%)
  • Bus: 7 (0.2%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 85 (2.6%)
  • Walked: 127 (3.8%)
  • Worked at home: 95 (2.9%)
Class of Workers in 2019
Most common industries in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (38%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Utilities (5%)
  • Accommodation and food services (4%)
  • Manufacturing (3%)

Most common industries for females in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (41%)
  • Educational services (16%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Utilities (5%)
  • Accommodation and food services (4%)
  • Manufacturing (4%)

Most common occupations in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2019


  • Transportation occupations (14%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (13%)
  • Material moving occupations (11%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (9%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (7%)
  • Management occupations (7%)

Most common occupations for females in 2019


  • Healthcare support occupations (20%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (18%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (14%)
  • Educational instruction, and library occupations (14%)
  • Sales and related occupations (11%)
  • Management occupations (6%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (4%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Mexico (91%)
  • Guatemala (2%)
  • Netherlands (1%)
  • Argentina (1%)
  • Pakistan (0%)
  • Sweden (0%)
  • United Kingdom, excluding England and Scotland (0%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Zavala County


  • English (1%)
  • American (1%)
  • Irish (0%)
  • Dutch (0%)
  • German (0%)
  • Afghan (0%)
  • Albanian (0%)

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

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

  • 260 people in other types of correctional institutions
  • 80 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 22 people in homes for the mentally ill
348 people in federal detention centers
61 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $41,526.

4.26% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($38,981 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.26%
Texas average:

7.43%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
4.26% relocated from other counties in Texas ($38,981 average AGI)
0.94% relocated from other states ($7,190 average AGI)
Zavala County:

0.94%
Texas average:

2.52%

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

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Dimmit County, TX  1.00% ($28,405 average AGI)
from Uvalde County, TX  0.92% ($30,765)
from Bexar County, TX  0.67% ($37,320)


6.43% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($43,689 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.43%
Texas average:

7.26%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
5.74% relocated to other counties in Texas ($40,840 average AGI)
0.68% relocated to other states ($2,848 average AGI)
Zavala County:

0.68%
Texas average:

2.32%

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

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Bexar County, TX  1.24% ($44,064 average AGI)
to Uvalde County, TX  1.03% ($72,333)
to Dimmit County, TX  0.84% ($30,313)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 19.8
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 18.6

Births per 1000 population in Zavala County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 7.5
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 8.0
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2019: 7.9

Deaths per 1000 population in Zavala County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 5.4
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 5.3

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Zavala County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2018: 19.6%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2018: 8.1%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Zavala County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Zavala County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Zavala County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Zavala County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Zavala County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Zavala County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 1,655 (1,305 aged, 350 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 425 (11%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

Most common underlying causes of death in Zavala County, Texas in 1999 - 2019:

  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (136)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (25)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 37%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 38%

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 2,357
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 602

Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 34

EPA green book nonattainment status in 2004-2006: 1
Crimes per 100,000 population in 1996: 1

Household type by relationship:

Households: 12,352
  • Male householders: 1,835 (265 living alone), Female householders: 1,843 (333 living alone)
  • 1,640 spouses (1,640 opposite-sex spouses), 197 unmarried partners, (197 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 4,221 children (4,158 natural, 0 adopted, 55 stepchildren), 1,264 grandchildren, 492 brothers or sisters, 341 parents, 0 foster children, 214 other relatives, 193 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 164

Size of family households: 1,036 2-persons, 808 3-persons, 427 4-persons, 424 5-persons, 180 6-persons, 67 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 598 1-person, 126 2-persons.

551 married couples with children.
1,679 single-parent households (278 men, 1,401 women).

27.7% of residents of Zavala speak English at home.
73.4% of residents speak Spanish at home (78% speak English very well, 13% speak English well, 5% speak English not well, 4% don't speak English at all).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $75,522,000 ($6,455 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $307,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $18,458,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $17,129,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $3,984,000
Federal grants: $34,842,000
Federal procurement contracts: $292,000 ($112,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $818,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $504,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $213,000
Federal Government insurance: $9,235,000

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

Births: 1,026
Here:

87 per 1000 residents
State:

85 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 414
Here:

35 per 1000 residents
State:

35 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +170
Here:

+14 per 1000 residents
State:

+29 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -573
Here -49 per 1000 residents
State +10 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Zavala County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 2.23 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.5
State:

6.3

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.4
State:

4.1

Year house built in Zavala County, Texas
  • Year house built in Zavala County, Texas
  • 1972014 or later
  • 402010 to 2013
  • 5112000 to 2009
  • 5071990 to 1999
  • 8171980 to 1989
  • 7601970 to 1979
  • 6611960 to 1969
  • 5031950 to 1959
  • 2331940 to 1949
  • 2301939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Zavala County, Texas
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Zavala County, Texas
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Zavala County, Texas
  • 61 room
  • 222 rooms
  • 543 rooms
  • 3264 rooms
  • 8825 rooms
  • 8276 rooms
  • 4577 rooms
  • 338 rooms
  • 319+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Zavala County, Texas
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Zavala County, Texas
  • 221 room
  • 192 rooms
  • 2663 rooms
  • 2304 rooms
  • 3885 rooms
  • 566 rooms
  • 237 rooms
  • 98 rooms
  • 09+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Zavala County, Texas
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Zavala County, Texas
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Zavala County, Texas
  • 6no bedroom
  • 491 bedroom
  • 3002 bedrooms
  • 1,7683 bedrooms
  • 4764 bedrooms
  • 345+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Zavala County, Texas
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Zavala County, Texas
  • 22no bedroom
  • 1291 bedroom
  • 4132 bedrooms
  • 4463 bedrooms
  • 74 bedrooms
  • 05+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Zavala County, Texas in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Zavala County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Zavala County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 161no vehicle
  • 9971 vehicle
  • 6552 vehicles
  • 6983 vehicles
  • 414 vehicles
  • 745+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Zavala County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Zavala County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 200no vehicle
  • 4311 vehicle
  • 3262 vehicles
  • 433 vehicles
  • 364 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles

89.3% of Zavala County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 36% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 46% lived in Texas.

Zavala County:

89.3%
State average:

84.4%

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

  • This state: 9,724
  • Other state: 1,409
  • Northeast: 6
  • Midwest: 636
  • South: 432
  • West: 333
Year householders moved into unit in Zavala County, TX
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Zavala County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 80.2%Electricity
  • 11.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 4.3%Utility gas
  • 2.1%Wood
  • 1.8%No fuel used
  • 0.2%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 97.2%Electricity
  • 1.4%No fuel used
  • 0.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.6%Utility gas

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 144
Here:

9.6%
Texas:

7.0%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 41
Here:

5.2%
Texas:

6.6%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 0
Here:

0.0%
Texas:

14.3%

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

Zavala County government finances - Expenditure in 2017:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $54,000
  • Charges - Other: $1,590,000
  • Construction - Water Utilities: $478,000
    Regular Highways: $120,000
    Correctional Institutions: $88,000
    Police Protection: $87,000
    Parks and Recreation: $3,000
  • Current Operations - Judicial and Legal Services: $1,409,000
    Police Protection: $1,354,000
    General - Other: $1,010,000
    Correctional Institutions: $959,000
    Regular Highways: $872,000
    Central Staff Services: $467,000
    Financial Administration: $437,000
    Health - Other: $418,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Medical Care: $334,000
    Water Utilities: $321,000
    Parks and Recreation: $55,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $87,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $26,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,472,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,263,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $209,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $334,000
    General Revenue - Other: $128,000
    Sale of Property: $120,000
    Interest Earnings: $1,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $88,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $58,000
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $323,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $214,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $1,700,000
    Water Utilities: $696,000
    Highways: $262,000
    Health and Hospitals: $216,000
    Public Welfare: $70,000
    General Local Government Support: $54,000
  • Tax - Property: $2,863,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $407,000
    Other License: $29,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $2,742,000

Zavala County government finances - Revenue in 2017:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $54,000
  • Charges - Other: $1,590,000
  • Construction - Water Utilities: $478,000
    Regular Highways: $120,000
    Correctional Institutions: $88,000
    Police Protection: $87,000
    Parks and Recreation: $3,000
  • Current Operations - Judicial and Legal Services: $1,409,000
    Police Protection: $1,354,000
    General - Other: $1,010,000
    Correctional Institutions: $959,000
    Regular Highways: $872,000
    Central Staff Services: $467,000
    Financial Administration: $437,000
    Health - Other: $418,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Medical Care: $334,000
    Water Utilities: $321,000
    Parks and Recreation: $55,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $87,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $26,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,472,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,263,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $209,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $334,000
    General Revenue - Other: $128,000
    Sale of Property: $120,000
    Interest Earnings: $1,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $88,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $58,000
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $323,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $214,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $1,700,000
    Water Utilities: $696,000
    Highways: $262,000
    Health and Hospitals: $216,000
    Public Welfare: $70,000
    General Local Government Support: $54,000
  • Tax - Property: $2,863,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $407,000
    Other License: $29,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $2,742,000

Zavala County government finances - Debt in 2017:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $54,000
  • Charges - Other: $1,590,000
  • Construction - Water Utilities: $478,000
    Regular Highways: $120,000
    Correctional Institutions: $88,000
    Police Protection: $87,000
    Parks and Recreation: $3,000
  • Current Operations - Judicial and Legal Services: $1,409,000
    Police Protection: $1,354,000
    General - Other: $1,010,000
    Correctional Institutions: $959,000
    Regular Highways: $872,000
    Central Staff Services: $467,000
    Financial Administration: $437,000
    Health - Other: $418,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Medical Care: $334,000
    Water Utilities: $321,000
    Parks and Recreation: $55,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $87,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $26,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,472,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,263,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $209,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $334,000
    General Revenue - Other: $128,000
    Sale of Property: $120,000
    Interest Earnings: $1,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $88,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $58,000
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $323,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $214,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $1,700,000
    Water Utilities: $696,000
    Highways: $262,000
    Health and Hospitals: $216,000
    Public Welfare: $70,000
    General Local Government Support: $54,000
  • Tax - Property: $2,863,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $407,000
    Other License: $29,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $2,742,000

Zavala County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $54,000
  • Charges - Other: $1,590,000
  • Construction - Water Utilities: $478,000
    Regular Highways: $120,000
    Correctional Institutions: $88,000
    Police Protection: $87,000
    Parks and Recreation: $3,000
  • Current Operations - Judicial and Legal Services: $1,409,000
    Police Protection: $1,354,000
    General - Other: $1,010,000
    Correctional Institutions: $959,000
    Regular Highways: $872,000
    Central Staff Services: $467,000
    Financial Administration: $437,000
    Health - Other: $418,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Medical Care: $334,000
    Water Utilities: $321,000
    Parks and Recreation: $55,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $87,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $26,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,472,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,263,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $209,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $334,000
    General Revenue - Other: $128,000
    Sale of Property: $120,000
    Interest Earnings: $1,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $88,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $58,000
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $323,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $214,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $1,700,000
    Water Utilities: $696,000
    Highways: $262,000
    Health and Hospitals: $216,000
    Public Welfare: $70,000
    General Local Government Support: $54,000
  • Tax - Property: $2,863,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $407,000
    Other License: $29,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $2,742,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 894
  • Number of aged recipients: 287
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 607
  • Number of recipients under 18: 108
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 382
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 404
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 515
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 323
Most common first names in Zavala County, TX among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Maria9374.9 years
Jose8269.8 years
Juan6570.5 years
Jesus5067.8 years
Manuel4472.4 years
Guadalupe3974.7 years
Francisco3174.3 years
Pedro2873.7 years
Antonio2575.0 years
Mary2480.4 years
Most common last names in Zavala County, TX among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Rodriguez8475.0 years
Martinez6973.2 years
Garcia5274.9 years
Flores4578.2 years
Perez4568.8 years
Hernandez4274.2 years
Lopez4270.6 years
Rios3671.8 years
Ramirez3171.7 years
Torres2870.4 years
Businesses in Zavala County, TX
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1FedEx1
Church's Chicken1H&R Block1
Cricket Wireless1Pizza Hut1

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