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Big Lake, TX (Texas) Houses and Residents

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Big Lake,TX index of house prices

Total population: 3,277 (Urban population: 2,835 (all inside urban clusters), Rural population: 36 (all nonfarm))

Houses: 1,072 (979 occupied: 699 owner occupied, 276 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

28%
State:

39%

Housing density: 865 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2016 in this county: $0.

Median contract rent in 2016: $552 (lower quartile is $344, upper quartile is $369)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2016: $597


Median gross rent in Big Lake, TX in 2016: $385

Housing units in Big Lake with a mortgage: 204 (0 second mortgage, 11 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 504

Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $89,652

Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $59,530

Median monthly housing costs: $629


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Big Lake, Texas Age and Sex of Residents
Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $93,708 (it was $39,500 in 2000)
Big Lake:

$93,708
Texas:

$161,500
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $49,632 - $181,533

Mean price in 2016:

Detached houses: $135,549
Here:

$135,549
State:

$230,570

Mobile homes: $43,019
Here:

$43,019
State:

$80,655
Median year house/condo built: 1976

Median year apartment built: 1968

Household type by relationship:

Households: 3,120
  • In family households: 2,821 (376 male householders, 375 female householders)
    568 spouses, 1,094 children (999 natural, 33 adopted, 61 stepchildren), 68 grandchildren, 62 brothers or sisters, 171 parents, 42 other relatives, 67 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 262 (85 male householders (83 living alone)), 141 female householders (110 living alone)), 35 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 35

Size of family households: 281 2-persons, 96 3-persons, 217 4-persons, 115 5-persons, 30 6-persons, 8 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 193 1-person, 33 2-persons.

580 married couples with children.
266 single-parent households (86 men, 180 women).

39.5% of residents of Big Lake speak English at home.
60.3% of residents speak Spanish at home (63% speak English very well, 15% speak English well, 15% speak English not well, 7% don't speak English at all).

Foreign born population: 830 (26.6%)
(46.5% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:

Here:

5.9
State:

6.2

Median number of rooms in apartments:

Here:

4.8
State:

4.1

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Big Lake, Texas:

  • 8no bedroom
  • 221 bedroom
  • 772 bedrooms
  • 4323 bedrooms
  • 1424 bedrooms
  • 135+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Big Lake population

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Big Lake, Texas:

  • 8no bedroom
  • 631 bedroom
  • 522 bedrooms
  • 1543 bedrooms
  • 04 bedrooms
  • 05+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Big Lake population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

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

  • 8no vehicle
  • 1591 vehicle
  • 3152 vehicles
  • 1793 vehicles
  • 204 vehicles
  • 175+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Big Lake population

Cars and other vehicles available in Big Lake in renter-occupied apartments

  • 10no vehicle
  • 1121 vehicle
  • 1372 vehicles
  • 163 vehicles
  • 34 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Big Lake population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Big Lake, Texas:

  • 91 room
  • 02 rooms
  • 133 rooms
  • 764 rooms
  • 1585 rooms
  • 2156 rooms
  • 1397 rooms
  • 618 rooms
  • 279+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Big Lake population

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Big Lake, Texas:

  • 91 room
  • 342 rooms
  • 263 rooms
  • 364 rooms
  • 1235 rooms
  • 386 rooms
  • 97 rooms
  • 08 rooms
  • 29+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Big Lake 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 %

  • Big Lake, TX household income distribution

  • Big Lake, TX household income distribution
  • 26Less than $10,000
  • 78$10,000 to $14,999
  • 37$15,000 to $19,999
  • 66$20,000 to $24,999
  • 36$25,000 to $29,999
  • 22$30,000 to $34,999
  • 40$35,000 to $39,999
  • 35$40,000 to $44,999
  • 5$45,000 to $49,999
  • 149$50,000 to $59,999
  • 79$60,000 to $74,999
  • 135$75,000 to $99,999
  • 170$100,000 to $124,999
  • 49$125,000 to $149,999
  • 29$150,000 to $199,999
  • 16$200,000 or more
  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in Big Lake, TX

  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in Big Lake, TX
  • 19Less than $10,000
  • 26$10,000 to $14,999
  • 4$15,000 to $19,999
  • 5$20,000 to $24,999
  • 16$25,000 to $29,999
  • 27$30,000 to $34,999
  • 27$35,000 to $39,999
  • 39$40,000 to $49,999
  • 23$50,000 to $59,999
  • 52$60,000 to $69,999
  • 42$70,000 to $79,999
  • 61$80,000 to $89,999
  • 23$90,000 to $99,999
  • 22$100,000 to $124,999
  • 46$125,000 to $149,999
  • 55$150,000 to $174,999
  • 27$175,000 to $199,999
  • 87$200,000 to $249,999
  • 17$250,000 to $299,999
  • 5$300,000 to $399,999
  • 15$500,000 to $749,999
  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in Big Lake, TX

  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in Big Lake, TX
  • 26$250 to $299
  • 29$350 to $399
  • 5$400 to $449
  • 20$450 to $499
  • 28$500 to $549
  • 38$550 to $599
  • 16$600 to $649
  • 21$800 to $899
  • 12$1,000 to $1,249
  • 37No cash rent

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 2382010 or later
  • 472000 to 2009
  • 2031990 to 1999
  • 1101980 to 1989
  • 1851970 to 1979
  • 90Before 1970
Note: State values scaled to Big Lake population
Big Lake commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 337
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 491
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 119
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 15
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 22
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 31
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 93
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 43
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 0
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 43
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 80
  • 90 or more minutes: 68
Big Lake, TX Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 82.2%
Number of people working at home: 0 (0.0% of all workers)

Big Lake mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 1,492 (85%)
  • Carpooled: 203 (12%)
  • Taxi: 30 (2%)
  • Walked: 25 (1%)

First ancestries reported:

 American: 87
 German: 76
 English: 73
 Irish: 25
 Czech: 16
 Scottish: 8
 Scotch-Irish: 3
 Slovene: 3

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

  • 82%Mexico
  • 22%Cuba
  • 0%Scotland
  • 0%Ireland
  • 0%Denmark
  • 0%Norway
  • 0%Sweden

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

  • This state: 2,127
  • Other state: 151
  • Northeast: 14
  • Midwest: 60
  • South: 30
  • West: 46

84% of Big Lake residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 29% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 66% lived in Texas.

Big Lake:

84.2%
State average:

84.1%

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 60
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 10
  • 5th and 6th grade: 92
  • 7th and 8th grade: 6
  • 9th grade: 64
  • 10th grade: 9
  • 11th grade: 31
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 33
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 432
  • Less than 1 year of college: 92
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 101
  • Associate degree: 9
  • Bachelor's degree: 56
  • Master's degree: 11
  • Professional school degree: 0
  • Doctorate degree: 0

Educational Attainment for Males (%)

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 26
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 0
  • 5th and 6th grade: 108
  • 7th and 8th grade: 3
  • 9th grade: 30
  • 10th grade: 44
  • 11th grade: 25
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 14
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 321
  • Less than 1 year of college: 92
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 98
  • Associate degree: 42
  • Bachelor's degree: 100
  • Master's degree: 25
  • Professional school degree: 3
  • Doctorate degree: 7

Educational Attainment for Females (%)

Class of Workers in 2016 (%)

  • Unemployment by race in 2016
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 6.3%Females
  • Unemployment rate for other race residents
  • 7.9%Males
  • 3.6%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino residents
  • 6.1%Males
  • 3.4%Females
Big Lake marital status for males
Big Lake marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 870
  • Two: 3
  • 3 or 4: 3
  • Mobile homes: 190

Median worth of mobile homes: $33,020

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities in 2016: 0.5%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities in 2016: 0.7%

House/condo owner moved in on average 14 years ago

Renter moved in on average 2 years ago

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in Big Lake:

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Big Lake
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Electricity (54.8%)
  • Utility gas (40.8%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (3.3%)
  • Other fuel (1.1%)
  • Electricity (58.0%)
  • Utility gas (32.2%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (8.0%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


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

2.7%
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: 1
Here:

2.6%
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)