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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: 307 (210 occupied: 177 owner occupied, 31 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

15%
State:

39%

Housing density: 553 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2016 in this county: $72,854.

Median contract rent in 2016: $130 (lower quartile is $110, upper quartile is $150)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2016: $234


Median gross rent in Big Wells, TX in 2016: $225

Housing units in Big Wells with a mortgage: 18 (0 second mortgage, 0 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 164

Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $22,837

Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $22,931

Median monthly housing costs: $409


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Big Wells, Texas Age and Sex of Residents
Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $40,479 (it was $19,500 in 2000)
Big Wells:

$40,479
Texas:

$161,500
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $21,871 - $59,091

Mean price in 2016:

Detached houses: $44,731
Here:

$44,731
State:

$230,570

Mobile homes: $180,087
Here:

$180,087
State:

$80,655
Median year house/condo built: 1975

Median year apartment built: 1985

Household type by relationship:

Households: 773
  • In family households: 683 (105 male householders, 39 female householders)
    107 spouses, 338 children (337 natural, 0 adopted, 0 stepchildren), 27 grandchildren, 26 brothers or sisters, 0 parents, 28 other relatives, 12 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 90 (13 male householders (8 living alone)), 48 female householders (36 living alone)), 27 nonrelatives

Size of family households: 61 2-persons, 13 3-persons, 29 4-persons, 24 6-persons, 18 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 45 1-person, 18 2-persons.

137 married couples with children.
64 single-parent households (3 men, 61 women).

24.5% of residents of Big Wells speak English at home.
76.7% of residents speak Spanish at home (74% speak English very well, 15% speak English well, 9% speak English not well, 2% don't speak English at all).

Foreign born population: 45 (5.8%)
(11.1% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:

Here:

5.0
State:

6.2

Median number of rooms in apartments:

Here:

4.3
State:

4.1

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

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

  • 0no bedroom
  • 81 bedroom
  • 422 bedrooms
  • 833 bedrooms
  • 384 bedrooms
  • 65+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Big Wells population

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

  • 0no bedroom
  • 01 bedroom
  • 252 bedrooms
  • 53 bedrooms
  • 04 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:

  • 31no vehicle
  • 411 vehicle
  • 502 vehicles
  • 413 vehicles
  • 54 vehicles
  • 75+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Big Wells population

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

  • 3no vehicle
  • 161 vehicle
  • 122 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:

  • 01 room
  • 32 rooms
  • 43 rooms
  • 414 rooms
  • 775 rooms
  • 376 rooms
  • 37 rooms
  • 08 rooms
  • 99+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Big Wells population

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

  • 01 room
  • 02 rooms
  • 33 rooms
  • 144 rooms
  • 125 rooms
  • 26 rooms
  • 07 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 ($)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

  • Big Wells, TX household income distribution

  • Big Wells, TX household income distribution
  • 20Less than $10,000
  • 40$10,000 to $14,999
  • 11$15,000 to $19,999
  • 23$20,000 to $24,999
  • 10$25,000 to $29,999
  • 10$35,000 to $39,999
  • 6$40,000 to $44,999
  • 13$50,000 to $59,999
  • 3$60,000 to $74,999
  • 52$75,000 to $99,999
  • 6$150,000 to $199,999
  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in Big Wells, TX

  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in Big Wells, TX
  • 9Less than $10,000
  • 6$10,000 to $14,999
  • 22$15,000 to $19,999
  • 8$20,000 to $24,999
  • 3$25,000 to $29,999
  • 6$30,000 to $34,999
  • 25$35,000 to $39,999
  • 21$40,000 to $49,999
  • 21$50,000 to $59,999
  • 5$90,000 to $99,999
  • 2$100,000 to $124,999
  • 4$150,000 to $174,999
  • 3$175,000 to $199,999
  • 3$1,000,000 to $1,499,999
  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in Big Wells, TX

  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in Big Wells, TX
  • 4$100 to $149
  • 4$400 to $449
  • 2$450 to $499
  • 5$500 to $549
  • 8No cash rent

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 02010 or later
  • 02000 to 2009
  • 141990 to 1999
  • 51980 to 1989
  • 91970 to 1979
  • 17Before 1970
Note: State values scaled to Big Wells population
Big Wells commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 28
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 31
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 27
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 9
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 21
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 8
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 37
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 0
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 4
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 19
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 16
  • 90 or more minutes: 4
Big Wells, TX Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 92.7%
Number of people working at home: 36 (14.7% 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:

 Irish: 3

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

  • 96%Mexico
  • 0%England
  • 0%Scotland
  • 0%Ireland
  • 0%Denmark
  • 0%Norway
  • 0%Sweden

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

  • This state: 688
  • Other state: 35
  • Northeast: 0
  • Midwest: 31
  • South: 3
  • West: 0

96% of Big Wells 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, 40% lived in Texas.

Big Wells:

96.3%
State average:

84.1%

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 25
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 9
  • 5th and 6th grade: 12
  • 7th and 8th grade: 43
  • 9th grade: 4
  • 10th grade: 15
  • 11th grade: 4
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 9
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 58
  • Less than 1 year of college: 34
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 5
  • Associate degree: 57
  • Bachelor's degree: 0
  • 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: 6
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 3
  • 5th and 6th grade: 14
  • 7th and 8th grade: 37
  • 9th grade: 21
  • 10th grade: 3
  • 11th grade: 3
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 1
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 83
  • Less than 1 year of college: 10
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 16
  • Associate degree: 6
  • Bachelor's degree: 0
  • Master's degree: 4
  • Professional school degree: 0
  • Doctorate degree: 0

Educational Attainment for Females (%)

Class of Workers in 2016 (%)

  • Unemployment by race in 2016
  • Unemployment rate for American Indian and Alaska Native residents
  • 37.0%Males
  • Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino residents
  • 3.8%Males
  • 3.4%Females
Big Wells marital status for males
Big Wells marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 231
  • Two: 8
  • 5 to 9: 5
  • Mobile homes: 59

Median worth of mobile homes: $43,847

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities in 2016: 11.0%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities in 2016: 6.8%

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:

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Big Wells
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Electricity (79.7%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (11.3%)
  • No fuel used (6.8%)
  • Electricity (83.9%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (12.9%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 0
Here:

0.0%
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: 5
Here:

35.7%
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)