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Big Wells, TX (Texas) Houses and Residents

Total population: 771 (Urban population: 0, Rural population: 695 (21 farm, 674 nonfarm))

Houses: 300 (243 occupied: 174 owner occupied, 30 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

15%
State:

39%

Housing density: 540 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2015 in this county: $0.

Median contract rent in 2015: $390 (lower quartile is $220, upper quartile is $450)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2015: $522


Median gross rent in Big Wells, TX in 2015: $675

Housing units in Big Wells with a mortgage: 32 (0 second mortgage, 4 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 151


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Big Wells, Texas Age and Sex of Residents
Estimated median house or condo value in 2015: $42,135 (it was $19,500 in 2000)
Big Wells:

$42,135
Texas:

$152,000
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $20,802 - $57,577

Mean price in 2015:

Detached houses: $42,191
Here:

$42,191
State:

$217,477

Mobile homes: $170,402
Here:

$170,402
State:

$76,318
Median year house/condo built: 1974

Median year apartment built: 1985

Household type by relationship:

Households: 691
  • In family households: 627 (144 male householders, 44 female householders)
    131 spouses, 221 children (203 natural, 13 adopted, 5 stepchildren), 45 grandchildren, 2 brothers or sisters, 7 parents, 22 other relatives, 11 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 64 (35 male householders (33 living alone)), 25 female householders (25 living alone)), 4 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 4 (0 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 78 2-persons, 34 3-persons, 36 4-persons, 20 5-persons, 13 6-persons, 7 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 58 1-person, 2 2-persons.

107 married couples with children.
67 single-parent households (17 men, 50 women).

7.3% of residents of Big Wells speak English at home.
92.7% of residents speak Spanish at home (58% speak English very well, 25% speak English well, 11% speak English not well, 6% don't speak English at all).

Foreign born population: 35 (5.0%)
(40.0% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:

Here:

4.8
State:

5.8

Median number of rooms in apartments:

Here:

3.9
State:

3.8

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

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

  • 9no bedroom
  • 411 bedroom
  • 472 bedrooms
  • 853 bedrooms
  • 254 bedrooms
  • 75+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Big Wells population

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

  • 0no bedroom
  • 101 bedroom
  • 72 bedrooms
  • 93 bedrooms
  • 34 bedrooms
  • 05+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Big Wells population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

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

  • 21no vehicle
  • 1181 vehicle
  • 592 vehicles
  • 163 vehicles
  • 04 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Big Wells population

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

  • 4no vehicle
  • 201 vehicle
  • 52 vehicles
  • 03 vehicles
  • 04 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Big Wells population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

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

  • 91 room
  • 352 rooms
  • 153 rooms
  • 294 rooms
  • 645 rooms
  • 326 rooms
  • 157 rooms
  • 78 rooms
  • 89+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Big Wells population

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

  • 01 room
  • 02 rooms
  • 133 rooms
  • 44 rooms
  • 75 rooms
  • 26 rooms
  • 37 rooms
  • 08 rooms
  • 09+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Big Wells population

Year house built

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

  • Big Wells, TX household income distribution

  • Big Wells, TX household income distribution
  • 80Less than $10,000
  • 42$10,000 to $14,999
  • 42$15,000 to $19,999
  • 23$20,000 to $24,999
  • 11$25,000 to $29,999
  • 27$30,000 to $34,999
  • 9$35,000 to $39,999
  • 5$40,000 to $44,999
  • 4$50,000 to $59,999
  • 3$60,000 to $74,999
  • 2$150,000 to $199,999
  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2015 in Big Wells, TX

  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2015 in Big Wells, TX
  • 9Less than $10,000
  • 6$10,000 to $14,999
  • 24$15,000 to $19,999
  • 9$20,000 to $24,999
  • 3$25,000 to $29,999
  • 6$30,000 to $34,999
  • 28$35,000 to $39,999
  • 22$40,000 to $49,999
  • 22$50,000 to $59,999
  • 5$90,000 to $99,999
  • 2$100,000 to $124,999
  • 5$150,000 to $174,999
  • 3$175,000 to $199,999
  • 3$1,000,000 to $1,499,999
  • Rent paid by renters in 2015 in Big Wells, TX

  • Rent paid by renters in 2015 in Big Wells, TX
  • 4$100 to $149
  • 4$400 to $449
  • 2$450 to $499
  • 6$500 to $549
  • 8No cash rent

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 41995 to March 2000
  • 01990 to 1994
  • 31985 to 1989
  • 21980 to 1984
  • 21975 to 1979
  • 71970 to 1974
  • 51965 to 1969
  • 12Before 1965
Note: State values scaled to Big Wells population
Big Wells commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 25
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 63
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 16
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 8
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 19
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 11
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 15
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 0
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 0
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 12
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 3
  • 90 or more minutes: 9
Big Wells, TX Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 77.8%
Number of people working at home: 4 (2.2% of all workers)

Big Wells mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 127 (69%)
  • Carpooled: 30 (16%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 4 (2%)
  • Walked: 19 (10%)
  • Other means: 1 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 4 (2%)

First ancestries reported:

 Other groups: 525
 United States or American: 53
 German: 3
 Scotch-Irish: 3
 English: 2
 Irish: 2
 Italian: 2

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

  • 94%Mexico
  • 6%Korea

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

  • This state: 566
  • Northeast: 4
  • Midwest: 69
  • South: 0
  • West: 19

73% of Big Wells residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 47% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 71% lived in Texas.

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 32
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 15
  • 5th and 6th grade: 28
  • 7th and 8th grade: 27
  • 9th grade: 6
  • 10th grade: 21
  • 11th grade: 4
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 7
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 61
  • Less than 1 year of college: 3
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 2
  • Associate degree: 5
  • Bachelor's degree: 7
  • Master's degree: 0
  • Professional school degree: 0
  • Doctorate degree: 0

Educational Attainment for Males (%)

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 33
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 12
  • 5th and 6th grade: 24
  • 7th and 8th grade: 35
  • 9th grade: 7
  • 10th grade: 20
  • 11th grade: 5
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 4
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 80
  • Less than 1 year of college: 4
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 9
  • Associate degree: 0
  • Bachelor's degree: 0
  • Master's degree: 0
  • Professional school degree: 0
  • Doctorate degree: 0

Educational Attainment for Females (%)

Class of Workers

  • Unemployment by race in 2000
  • Unemployment rate for other race residents
  • 17.6%Males
  • 18.2%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino residents
  • 18.3%Males
  • 10.0%Females
Big Wells marital status for males
Big Wells marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 259
  • One, attached: 2
  • Mobile homes: 36
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 3

Median worth of mobile homes: $41,619

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 5%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 5%

House/condo owner moved in on average 18 years ago

Renter moved in on average 1 years ago

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in Big Wells:

Houses and condos Apartments

Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos:

  • 52.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 44.9%Electricity
  • 1.9%Utility gas
  • 0.9%No fuel used

Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments:

  • 75.9%Electricity
  • 24.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 3
Here:

2.7%
Texas:

6.8%

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

0.0%
Texas:

6.2%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 2
Here:

33.3%
Texas:

15.4%

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)