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Balmorhea, TX (Texas) Houses and Residents

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Total population: 506 (Urban population: 0, Rural population: 542 (all nonfarm))

Houses: 247 (195 occupied: 151 owner occupied, 42 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

22%
State:

39%

Housing density: 637 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2016 in this county: $315,153.

Median contract rent in 2016: $198 (lower quartile is $99, upper quartile is $234)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2016: $212


Median gross rent in Balmorhea, TX in 2016: $158

Housing units in Balmorhea with a mortgage: 30 (0 second mortgage, 0 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 123

Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $78,970

Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $43,320

Median monthly housing costs: $366


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Balmorhea, Texas Age and Sex of Residents
Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $44,138 (it was $19,300 in 2000)
Balmorhea:

$44,138
Texas:

$161,500
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $19,700 - $70,794

Mean price in 2016:

Detached houses: $34,739
Here:

$34,739
State:

$230,570

Mobile homes: $645,493
Here:

$645,493
State:

$80,655
Median year house/condo built: 1964

Median year apartment built: 1972

Household type by relationship:

Households: 630
  • In family households: 569 (37 male householders, 100 female householders)
    99 spouses, 221 children (219 natural, 0 adopted, 2 stepchildren), 60 grandchildren, 8 brothers or sisters, 26 parents, 18 other relatives, 0 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 61 (44 male householders (44 living alone)), 14 female householders (11 living alone)), 2 nonrelatives

Size of family households: 53 2-persons, 34 3-persons, 29 4-persons, 15 5-persons, 3 6-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 55 1-person, 3 2-persons.

125 married couples with children.
12 single-parent households (0 men, 12 women).

42.2% of residents of Balmorhea speak English at home.
58.8% of residents speak Spanish at home (93% speak English very well, 3% speak English well, 3% speak English not well, 2% don't speak English at all).

Foreign born population: 16 (2.5%)
(37.5% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:

Here:

5.3
State:

6.2

Median number of rooms in apartments:

Here:

4.4
State:

4.1

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Balmorhea, Texas:

  • 0no bedroom
  • 261 bedroom
  • 192 bedrooms
  • 823 bedrooms
  • 214 bedrooms
  • 15+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Balmorhea population

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Balmorhea, Texas:

  • 0no bedroom
  • 181 bedroom
  • 62 bedrooms
  • 193 bedrooms
  • 04 bedrooms
  • 05+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Balmorhea population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Cars and other vehicles available in Balmorhea in owner-occupied houses/condos:

  • 1no vehicle
  • 211 vehicle
  • 912 vehicles
  • 253 vehicles
  • 134 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Balmorhea population

Cars and other vehicles available in Balmorhea in renter-occupied apartments

  • 0no vehicle
  • 231 vehicle
  • 202 vehicles
  • 03 vehicles
  • 04 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Balmorhea population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Balmorhea, Texas:

  • 01 room
  • 242 rooms
  • 43 rooms
  • 74 rooms
  • 465 rooms
  • 406 rooms
  • 147 rooms
  • 108 rooms
  • 19+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Balmorhea population

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Balmorhea, Texas:

  • 01 room
  • 02 rooms
  • 183 rooms
  • 44 rooms
  • 145 rooms
  • 66 rooms
  • 17 rooms
  • 08 rooms
  • 09+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Balmorhea population

Year house built

Median 2016 house/condo value by year built ($)

Median house/condo value by year householder moved into unit ($)

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

Owners and renters by unit type in %

  • Balmorhea, TX household income distribution

  • Balmorhea, TX household income distribution
  • 42Less than $10,000
  • 5$10,000 to $14,999
  • 8$15,000 to $19,999
  • 4$20,000 to $24,999
  • 9$25,000 to $29,999
  • 2$30,000 to $34,999
  • 12$35,000 to $39,999
  • 13$40,000 to $44,999
  • 5$45,000 to $49,999
  • 9$50,000 to $59,999
  • 30$60,000 to $74,999
  • 22$75,000 to $99,999
  • 12$100,000 to $124,999
  • 6$150,000 to $199,999
  • 6$200,000 or more
  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in Balmorhea, TX

  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in Balmorhea, TX
  • 7Less than $10,000
  • 24$10,000 to $14,999
  • 1$15,000 to $19,999
  • 7$20,000 to $24,999
  • 10$25,000 to $29,999
  • 6$30,000 to $34,999
  • 9$35,000 to $39,999
  • 8$40,000 to $49,999
  • 20$50,000 to $59,999
  • 15$60,000 to $69,999
  • 3$70,000 to $79,999
  • 2$80,000 to $89,999
  • 1$90,000 to $99,999
  • 3$100,000 to $124,999
  • 6$200,000 to $249,999
  • 3$2,000,000 or more
  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in Balmorhea, TX

  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in Balmorhea, TX
  • 2$100 to $149
  • 17$150 to $199
  • 11$200 to $249
  • 1$450 to $499
  • 3$500 to $549
  • 3No cash rent

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 02010 or later
  • 02000 to 2009
  • 71990 to 1999
  • 191980 to 1989
  • 201970 to 1979
  • 17Before 1970
Note: State values scaled to Balmorhea population
Balmorhea commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 30
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 52
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 29
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 5
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 2
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 0
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 25
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 5
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 0
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 11
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 26
  • 90 or more minutes: 2
Balmorhea, TX Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 82.6%
Number of people working at home: 32 (14.3% of all workers)

Balmorhea mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 147 (84%)
  • Carpooled: 15 (9%)
  • Walked: 11 (6%)
  • Worked at home: 1 (1%)

First ancestries reported:

 English: 24

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

  • 100%Mexico
  • 0%England
  • 0%Scotland
  • 0%Ireland
  • 0%Denmark
  • 0%Norway
  • 0%Sweden

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

  • This state: 561
  • Other state: 46
  • Northeast: 0
  • Midwest: 0
  • South: 11
  • West: 36

92% of Balmorhea residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 12% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 62% lived in Texas.

Balmorhea:

92.1%
State average:

84.1%

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 2
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 3
  • 5th and 6th grade: 5
  • 7th and 8th grade: 2
  • 9th grade: 0
  • 10th grade: 2
  • 11th grade: 7
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 0
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 60
  • Less than 1 year of college: 0
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 21
  • Associate degree: 0
  • Bachelor's degree: 54
  • Master's degree: 2
  • Professional school degree: 0
  • Doctorate degree: 0

Educational Attainment for Males (%)

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 0
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 12
  • 5th and 6th grade: 9
  • 7th and 8th grade: 21
  • 9th grade: 3
  • 10th grade: 9
  • 11th grade: 16
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 0
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 40
  • Less than 1 year of college: 7
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 51
  • Associate degree: 7
  • Bachelor's degree: 37
  • Master's degree: 3
  • Professional school degree: 0
  • Doctorate degree: 0

Educational Attainment for Females (%)

Class of Workers in 2016 (%)

Balmorhea marital status for males
Balmorhea marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 159
  • One, attached: 2
  • Two: 20
  • Mobile homes: 62

Median worth of mobile homes: $42,926

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities in 2016: 9.1%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities in 2016: 11.2%

House/condo owner moved in on average 21 years ago

Renter moved in on average 7 years ago

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in Balmorhea:

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Balmorhea
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Electricity (38.4%)
  • Utility gas (33.1%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (25.2%)
  • Electricity (88.1%)
  • Utility gas (11.9%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 13
Here:

12.6%
Texas:

6.6%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 0
Here:

0.0%
Texas:

6.4%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 0
Here:

0.0%
Texas:

15.1%

School Enrollment by Level of School for Male Students (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School for Female Students (%)

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)