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Total population: 1,407 (Urban population: 0, Rural population: 1,210 (35 farm, 1,175 nonfarm))

Houses: 614 (544 occupied: 385 owner occupied, 159 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

29%
State:

39%

Housing density: 269 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2016 in this county: $118,058.

Median contract rent in 2016: $345 (lower quartile is $269, upper quartile is $422)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2016: $590


Median gross rent in Bells, TX in 2016: $490

Housing units in Bells with a mortgage: 237 (8 second mortgage, 5 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 149

Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $81,366

Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $41,193

Median monthly housing costs: $834


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Bells, Texas Age and Sex of Residents
Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $105,965 (it was $62,200 in 2000)
Bells:

$105,965
Texas:

$161,500
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $63,621 - $160,056

Mean price in 2016:

Detached houses: $124,173
Here:

$124,173
State:

$230,570

Mobile homes: $54,045
Here:

$54,045
State:

$80,655
Median year house/condo built: 1985

Median year apartment built: 1973

Household type by relationship:

Households: 1,520
  • In family households: 1,300 (160 male householders, 218 female householders)
    270 spouses, 490 children (406 natural, 52 adopted, 36 stepchildren), 47 grandchildren, 3 brothers or sisters, 24 parents, 26 other relatives, 53 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 220 (80 male householders (44 living alone)), 86 female householders (87 living alone)), 47 nonrelatives

Size of family households: 166 2-persons, 76 3-persons, 65 4-persons, 74 5-persons, 2 6-persons, 1 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 138 1-person, 20 2-persons, 11 4-persons.

323 married couples with children.
95 single-parent households (53 men, 42 women).

96.8% of residents of Bells speak English at home.
2.3% of residents speak Spanish at home (63% speak English very well, 16% speak English well, 22% speak English not well).
0.2% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (100% speak English very well).

Foreign born population: 16 (1.1%)
(87.5% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:

Here:

5.5
State:

6.2

Median number of rooms in apartments:

Here:

4.6
State:

4.1

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

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

  • 0no bedroom
  • 101 bedroom
  • 892 bedrooms
  • 2333 bedrooms
  • 464 bedrooms
  • 55+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Bells population

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Bells, Texas:

  • 6no bedroom
  • 261 bedroom
  • 902 bedrooms
  • 463 bedrooms
  • 04 bedrooms
  • 05+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Bells population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

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

  • 19no vehicle
  • 911 vehicle
  • 1752 vehicles
  • 613 vehicles
  • 94 vehicles
  • 185+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Bells population

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

  • 14no vehicle
  • 571 vehicle
  • 532 vehicles
  • 143 vehicles
  • 264 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Bells population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Bells, Texas:

  • 01 room
  • 52 rooms
  • 23 rooms
  • 184 rooms
  • 1595 rooms
  • 826 rooms
  • 507 rooms
  • 338 rooms
  • 289+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Bells population

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Bells, Texas:

  • 41 room
  • 92 rooms
  • 123 rooms
  • 534 rooms
  • 595 rooms
  • 236 rooms
  • 27 rooms
  • 08 rooms
  • 09+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Bells 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 %

  • Bells, TX household income distribution

  • Bells, TX household income distribution
  • 52Less than $10,000
  • 13$10,000 to $14,999
  • 17$15,000 to $19,999
  • 24$20,000 to $24,999
  • 27$25,000 to $29,999
  • 36$30,000 to $34,999
  • 39$35,000 to $39,999
  • 10$40,000 to $44,999
  • 19$45,000 to $49,999
  • 39$50,000 to $59,999
  • 70$60,000 to $74,999
  • 88$75,000 to $99,999
  • 39$100,000 to $124,999
  • 35$125,000 to $149,999
  • 20$150,000 to $199,999
  • 10$200,000 or more
  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in Bells, TX

  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in Bells, TX
  • 5Less than $10,000
  • 3$10,000 to $14,999
  • 7$15,000 to $19,999
  • 7$20,000 to $24,999
  • 1$35,000 to $39,999
  • 35$40,000 to $49,999
  • 22$50,000 to $59,999
  • 42$60,000 to $69,999
  • 17$70,000 to $79,999
  • 15$80,000 to $89,999
  • 16$90,000 to $99,999
  • 23$100,000 to $124,999
  • 93$125,000 to $149,999
  • 19$150,000 to $174,999
  • 16$175,000 to $199,999
  • 22$200,000 to $249,999
  • 10$250,000 to $299,999
  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in Bells, TX

  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in Bells, TX
  • 3Less than $100
  • 1$100 to $149
  • 2$150 to $199
  • 5$200 to $249
  • 24$400 to $449
  • 7$450 to $499
  • 24$500 to $549
  • 26$550 to $599
  • 3$600 to $649
  • 7$800 to $899
  • 11$900 to $999
  • 4$1,000 to $1,249
  • 9No cash rent

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 02010 or later
  • 62000 to 2009
  • 21990 to 1999
  • 21980 to 1989
  • 01970 to 1979
  • 0Before 1970
Note: State values scaled to Bells population
Bells commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 14
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 32
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 41
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 105
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 229
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 37
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 44
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 3
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 5
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 72
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 35
  • 90 or more minutes: 29
Bells, TX Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 65.4%
Number of people working at home: 16 (2.5% of all workers)

Bells mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 488 (85%)
  • Carpooled: 66 (11%)
  • Motorcycle: 6 (1%)
  • Walked: 2 (0%)
  • Worked at home: 15 (3%)

First ancestries reported:

 American: 215
 English: 130
 German: 112
 Irish: 62
 European: 16
 French (except Basque): 13
 Swedish: 6
 Scotch-Irish: 4
 British: 4
 Iranian: 3
 Italian: 3
 Russian: 3
 Czech: 2
 Polish: 2
 Welsh: 2

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

  • 35%Mexico
  • 26%England
  • 13%Iran
  • 13%Brazil
  • 0%Ireland
  • 0%Denmark
  • 0%Norway

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

  • This state: 1,148
  • Other state: 368
  • Northeast: 51
  • Midwest: 65
  • South: 144
  • West: 103

75% of Bells residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 45% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 83% lived in Texas.

Bells:

75.1%
State average:

84.1%

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 5
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 0
  • 5th and 6th grade: 14
  • 7th and 8th grade: 0
  • 9th grade: 4
  • 10th grade: 17
  • 11th grade: 22
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 7
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 82
  • Less than 1 year of college: 6
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 107
  • Associate degree: 53
  • Bachelor's degree: 51
  • Master's degree: 24
  • 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: 0
  • 5th and 6th grade: 1
  • 7th and 8th grade: 8
  • 9th grade: 13
  • 10th grade: 16
  • 11th grade: 10
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 5
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 160
  • Less than 1 year of college: 48
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 141
  • Associate degree: 25
  • Bachelor's degree: 91
  • Master's degree: 11
  • Professional school degree: 0
  • Doctorate degree: 0

Educational Attainment for Females (%)

Class of Workers in 2016 (%)

  • Unemployment by race in 2016
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 3.5%Males
  • 6.5%Females
Bells marital status for males
Bells marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 472
  • Two: 14
  • 3 or 4: 67
  • 5 to 9: 10
  • 50 or more: 3
  • Mobile homes: 58

Median worth of mobile homes: $74,491

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities in 2016: 4.2%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities in 2016: 5.9%

House/condo owner moved in on average 12 years ago

Renter moved in on average 4 years ago

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in Bells:

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Bells
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (56.7%)
  • Electricity (31.5%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (10.5%)
  • Electricity (61.7%)
  • Utility gas (32.9%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1.8%)
  • Wood (1.2%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 47
Here:

19.0%
Texas:

6.6%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 14
Here:

18.4%
Texas:

6.4%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 19
Here:

22.4%
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)