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Sulphur Springs, TX (Texas) Houses and Residents

Sulphur Springs,TX index of house prices

Total population: 15,975 (Urban population: 13,061 (all inside urban clusters), Rural population: 1,511 (33 farm, 1,478 nonfarm))

Houses: 6,899 (6,089 occupied: 3,274 owner occupied, 2,829 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

46%
State:

39%

Housing density: 386 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2016: $299,440.

Median contract rent in 2016: $332 (lower quartile is $268, upper quartile is $395)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2016: $572


Median gross rent in Sulphur Springs, TX in 2016: $427

Housing units in Sulphur Springs with a mortgage: 1,484 (6 second mortgage, 42 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 1,810

Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $60,188

Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $41,061

Median monthly housing costs: $678


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Sulphur Springs, Texas Age and Sex of Residents
Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $98,575 (it was $61,100 in 2000)
Sulphur Springs:

$98,575
Texas:

$161,500
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $56,380 - $158,741

Mean price in 2016:

Detached houses: $116,147
Here:

$116,147
State:

$230,570

Townhouses or other attached units: $60,307
Here:

$60,307
State:

$227,239

Mobile homes: $83,011
Here:

$83,011
State:

$80,655
Median year house/condo built: 1974

Median year apartment built: 1975

Household type by relationship:

Households: 16,430
  • In family households: 13,677 (1,816 male householders, 2,455 female householders)
    2,956 spouses, 4,785 children (4,579 natural, 71 adopted, 134 stepchildren), 522 grandchildren, 130 brothers or sisters, 219 parents, 344 other relatives, 449 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 2,329 (643 male householders (402 living alone)), 1,185 female householders (1,100 living alone)), 494 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 421

Size of family households: 1,655 2-persons, 1,086 3-persons, 1,005 4-persons, 367 5-persons, 27 6-persons, 109 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 1,508 1-person, 269 2-persons, 45 3-persons, 9 4-persons.

2,329 married couples with children.
1,295 single-parent households (273 men, 1,022 women).

84.0% of residents of Sulphur Springs speak English at home.
14.7% of residents speak Spanish at home (58% speak English very well, 14% speak English well, 22% speak English not well, 7% don't speak English at all).
0.7% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (79% speak English very well, 10% speak English well, 11% speak English not well).
0.3% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (36% speak English very well, 38% speak English well, 26% speak English not well).

Foreign born population: 1,384 (8.4%)
(31.9% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:

Here:

5.6
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 Sulphur Springs, Texas:

  • 0no bedroom
  • 621 bedroom
  • 5162 bedrooms
  • 2,2533 bedrooms
  • 3814 bedrooms
  • 305+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Sulphur Springs population

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Sulphur Springs, Texas:

  • 34no bedroom
  • 6581 bedroom
  • 1,1432 bedrooms
  • 8573 bedrooms
  • 1234 bedrooms
  • 05+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Sulphur Springs population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

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

  • 79no vehicle
  • 9471 vehicle
  • 1,4002 vehicles
  • 6393 vehicles
  • 1654 vehicles
  • 285+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Sulphur Springs population

Cars and other vehicles available in Sulphur Springs in renter-occupied apartments

  • 325no vehicle
  • 1,3361 vehicle
  • 8532 vehicles
  • 2663 vehicles
  • 484 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Sulphur Springs population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Sulphur Springs, Texas:

  • 01 room
  • 112 rooms
  • 1013 rooms
  • 3224 rooms
  • 1,0605 rooms
  • 8966 rooms
  • 5167 rooms
  • 1658 rooms
  • 1879+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Sulphur Springs population

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Sulphur Springs, Texas:

  • 121 room
  • 1202 rooms
  • 4593 rooms
  • 9144 rooms
  • 7515 rooms
  • 2626 rooms
  • 2277 rooms
  • 458 rooms
  • 189+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Sulphur Springs 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 ($)

  • Sulphur Springs, TX household income distribution

  • Sulphur Springs, TX household income distribution
  • 678Less than $10,000
  • 361$10,000 to $14,999
  • 429$15,000 to $19,999
  • 393$20,000 to $24,999
  • 542$25,000 to $29,999
  • 406$30,000 to $34,999
  • 323$35,000 to $39,999
  • 339$40,000 to $44,999
  • 252$45,000 to $49,999
  • 426$50,000 to $59,999
  • 492$60,000 to $74,999
  • 588$75,000 to $99,999
  • 361$100,000 to $124,999
  • 121$125,000 to $149,999
  • 138$150,000 to $199,999
  • 136$200,000 or more
  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in Sulphur Springs, TX

  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in Sulphur Springs, TX
  • 53Less than $10,000
  • 11$10,000 to $14,999
  • 12$15,000 to $19,999
  • 154$20,000 to $24,999
  • 91$25,000 to $29,999
  • 85$30,000 to $34,999
  • 88$35,000 to $39,999
  • 180$40,000 to $49,999
  • 148$50,000 to $59,999
  • 213$60,000 to $69,999
  • 93$70,000 to $79,999
  • 407$80,000 to $89,999
  • 175$90,000 to $99,999
  • 266$100,000 to $124,999
  • 285$125,000 to $149,999
  • 236$150,000 to $174,999
  • 181$175,000 to $199,999
  • 135$200,000 to $249,999
  • 29$250,000 to $299,999
  • 78$300,000 to $399,999
  • 21$500,000 to $749,999
  • 32$750,000 to $999,999
  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in Sulphur Springs, TX

  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in Sulphur Springs, TX
  • 46$100 to $149
  • 61$150 to $199
  • 27$200 to $249
  • 57$250 to $299
  • 86$300 to $349
  • 216$350 to $399
  • 200$400 to $449
  • 278$450 to $499
  • 237$500 to $549
  • 176$550 to $599
  • 176$600 to $649
  • 209$650 to $699
  • 71$700 to $749
  • 111$750 to $799
  • 34$800 to $899
  • 94$900 to $999
  • 133$1,000 to $1,249
  • 96$1,250 to $1,499
  • 7$2,500 to $2,999
  • 173No cash rent

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1932010 or later
  • 2932000 to 2009
  • 6081990 to 1999
  • 2401980 to 1989
  • 851970 to 1979
  • 50Before 1970
Note: State values scaled to Sulphur Springs population
Sulphur Springs commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 392
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 1,868
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 1,613
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 820
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 235
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 168
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 578
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 107
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 132
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 224
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 36
  • 90 or more minutes: 273
Sulphur Springs, TX Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 83.4%
Number of people working at home: 236 (3.5% of all workers)

Sulphur Springs mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 9,307 (87%)
  • Carpooled: 968 (9%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 10 (0%)
  • Taxi: 48 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 27 (0%)
  • Walked: 56 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 236 (2%)

First ancestries reported:

 American: 1,507
 English: 519
 Irish: 417
 German: 327
 Italian: 168
 Scotch-Irish: 137
 French (except Basque): 100
 European: 85
 African: 69
 Scottish: 57
 French Canadian: 47
 Dutch: 41
 Scandinavian: 26
 Portuguese: 25
 Polish: 18
 Swedish: 16
 Pennsylvania German: 11
 Czechoslovakian: 9
 Welsh: 9
 British: 7
 Dutch West Indian: 6

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

  • 87%Mexico
  • 3%Vietnam
  • 2%Other South America
  • 2%El Salvador
  • 2%Kenya
  • 1%Guatemala
  • 1%India

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

  • This state: 12,212
  • Other state: 2,700
  • Northeast: 282
  • Midwest: 607
  • South: 1,172
  • West: 642

74% of Sulphur Springs residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 40% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 87% lived in Texas.

Sulphur Springs:

73.9%
State average:

84.1%

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 132
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 81
  • 5th and 6th grade: 242
  • 7th and 8th grade: 197
  • 9th grade: 82
  • 10th grade: 78
  • 11th grade: 219
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 85
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 1,880
  • Less than 1 year of college: 348
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 565
  • Associate degree: 175
  • Bachelor's degree: 493
  • Master's degree: 155
  • Professional school degree: 32
  • Doctorate degree: 29

Educational Attainment for Males (%)

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 87
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 44
  • 5th and 6th grade: 166
  • 7th and 8th grade: 92
  • 9th grade: 144
  • 10th grade: 134
  • 11th grade: 220
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 117
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 2,195
  • Less than 1 year of college: 376
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 846
  • Associate degree: 383
  • Bachelor's degree: 639
  • Master's degree: 326
  • Professional school degree: 15
  • Doctorate degree: 22

Educational Attainment for Females (%)

Class of Workers in 2016 (%)

  • Unemployment by race in 2016
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 5.8%Males
  • 7.8%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Black residents
  • 5.3%Males
  • 5.9%Females
  • Unemployment rate for other race residents
  • 2.8%Males
  • 17.4%Females
  • Unemployment rate for two or more race residents
  • 14.5%Males
  • Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino residents
  • 1.0%Males
  • 1.2%Females
Sulphur Springs marital status for males
Sulphur Springs marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 4,977
  • One, attached: 120
  • Two: 127
  • 3 or 4: 380
  • 5 to 9: 506
  • 10 to 19: 229
  • 20 to 49: 225
  • 50 or more: 166
  • Mobile homes: 149

Median worth of mobile homes: $63,795

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities in 2016: 4.1%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities in 2016: 4.2%

House/condo owner moved in on average 11 years ago

Renter moved in on average 2 years ago

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in Sulphur Springs:

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Sulphur Springs
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Electricity (49.5%)
  • Utility gas (46.1%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (4.2%)
  • Wood (0.2%)
  • Electricity (69.2%)
  • Utility gas (26.5%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2.0%)
  • Wood (1.0%)
  • No fuel used (0.6%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 72
Here:

4.2%
Texas:

6.6%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 79
Here:

9.5%
Texas:

6.4%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 97
Here:

12.8%
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)