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Aransas County, Texas (TX)

County population in 2018: 25,488 (73% urban, 27% rural); it was 22,497 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 3,222
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 4,104
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 6,859
Renter-occupied apartments: 2,469 (it was 2,273 in 2000)
% of renters here:

25%
State:

36%

Land area: 252 sq. mi.

Water area: 276.1 sq. mi.

Population density: 101 people per square mile   (average).

March 2019 cost of living index in Aransas County: 86.0 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (29.5%), Educational, health and social services (24.2%), Manufacturing (12.3%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 45%
  • Government: 0%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 55%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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  • Races in Aransas County, TX (2018)
    • 16,79574.7%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 7,03231.3%Hispanic or Latino
    • 5332.4%Asian alone
    • 4432.0%Two or more races
    • 3801.7%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 350.2%Some other race alone
    • 140.06%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
Median resident age:

50.3 years
Texas median age:

34.9 years
Males: 12,373  (48.5%)
Females: 13,115  (51.5%)
Average household size:
Aransas County:

2.0 people
Texas:

3 people

Estimated median household income in 2018: $45,662 ($30,702 in 1999)
This county:

$45,662
Texas:

$60,629

Median contract rent in 2018 for apartments: $788 (lower quartile is $539, upper quartile is $966)
This county:

$788
State:

$887


Estimated median house or condo value in 2018: $182,204 (it was $65,400 in 2000)
Aransas:

$182,204
Texas:

$186,000
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $85,665 - $295,296

Mean price in 2018:

Detached houses: $250,100
Here:

$250,100
State:

$256,606

Townhouses or other attached units: $271,624
Here:

$271,624
State:

$271,755

In 2-unit structures: $327,084
Here:

$327,084
State:

$234,488

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $225,891
Here:

$225,891
State:

$170,983

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $188,939
Here:

$188,939
State:

$312,694

Mobile homes: $65,396
Here:

$65,396
State:

$77,196

Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $58,141
Here:

$58,141
State:

$63,807

Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,481
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $474

Institutionalized population: 439

Crime in 2005 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 1
  • Rapes: 2
  • Robberies: 2
  • Assaults: 26
  • Burglaries: 221
  • Thefts: 539
  • Auto thefts: 40

Crime in 2004 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 3
  • Rapes: 3
  • Robberies: 7
  • Assaults: 85
  • Burglaries: 208
  • Thefts: 488
  • Auto thefts: 21
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Health of residents in Aransas County based on CDC Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System Survey Questionnaires from 2013 to 2019:

General health status score of residents in this county from 1 (poor) to 5 (excellent) is 3.2. This is significantly worse than average.
63.7% of residents exercised in the past month. This is less than average.
42.5% of residents smoked 100+ cigarettes in their lives. This is about average.
44.7% of adult residents drank alcohol in the past 30 days. This is less than average.
64.2% of residents visited a dentist within the past year. This is less than average.
Average weight of males is 201 pounds. This is more than average.
Average weight of females is 163 pounds. This is about average.

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 125 buildings, average cost: $85,100
  • 1998: 122 buildings, average cost: $85,100
  • 1999: 68 buildings, average cost: $117,000
  • 2000: 101 buildings, average cost: $123,800
  • 2001: 8 buildings, average cost: $163,900
  • 2002: 87 buildings, average cost: $149,100
  • 2003: 99 buildings, average cost: $125,600
  • 2004: 220 buildings, average cost: $123,400
  • 2005: 256 buildings, average cost: $138,500
  • 2006: 213 buildings, average cost: $136,700
  • 2007: 167 buildings, average cost: $155,200
  • 2008: 127 buildings, average cost: $141,300
  • 2009: 97 buildings, average cost: $131,900
  • 2010: 100 buildings, average cost: $140,200
  • 2011: 70 buildings, average cost: $116,900
  • 2012: 89 buildings, average cost: $135,600
  • 2013: 115 buildings, average cost: $200,000
  • 2014: 169 buildings, average cost: $148,300
  • 2015: 177 buildings, average cost: $196,700
  • 2016: 187 buildings, average cost: $147,700
  • 2017: 155 buildings, average cost: $206,800
  • 2018: 175 buildings, average cost: $242,900
  • 2019: 241 buildings, average cost: $218,800
Number of permits per 10,000 Aransas, TX residents
Average permit cost in Aransas, TX
Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2018: $2,835 (1.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2018: $1,517 (1.0%)

Distribution of median household income in Aransas, TX in 2018
Distribution of house value in Aransas, TX in 2018
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Aransas, TX in 2018
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2018: 19.6%
Aransas County:

19.6%
Texas:

14.9%
(15.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 83.7% for Black residents, 28.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 15.4% for other race residents, 32.7% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2018: 50.3 years old
(Males: 50.4 years old, Females: 49.8 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 56.6 years old, Black residents: 9.1 years old, American Indian residents: 64.7 years old, Asian residents: 47.4 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 33.5 years old, Other race residents: 50.5 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Aransas County is $449 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $535 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $780 a month.

Cities in this county include: Rockport, Fulton, Lamar, Holiday Beach.

Aransas County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

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Notable locations in this county outside city limits:

Lakes: Big Tree Lake (A), Wild Hog Lake (B), Jones Lake (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Neighboring counties: Osceola County, Florida .

Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

9.5%
Texas:

8.0%

Unemployment by year in Aransas, TX
County total employment by year in Aransas, TX
County average yearly wages by year in Aransas, TX

Current college students: 498
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 85.3%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 22.5%

Number of foreign born residents: 1,843 (45.3% naturalized citizens)

Aransas County:

7.2%
Whole state:

17.2%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 1902010 or later
  • 3642000 to 2009
  • 2891990 to 1999
  • 2491980 to 1989
  • 3551970 to 1979
  • 242Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.0 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 62.0%

Aransas County marital status for males Aransas County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 10,426
  • One, attached: 221
  • Two: 445
  • 3 or 4: 384
  • 5 to 9: 524
  • 10 to 19: 706
  • 20 to 49: 111
  • 50 or more: 273
  • Mobile homes: 3,184
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 148

Housing units in Aransas County with a mortgage: 2,751 (0 second mortgage, 78 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 4,820

Here:

33.3% with mortgage
State:

56.5% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Aransas County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant4,39818
Catholic4,0953
Mainline Protestant1,6294
Other2784
None12,758-
Aransas County Religion Details
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 3
Aransas County:

1.22 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.


Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
This county:

1.63 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.11 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 13
Aransas County:

5.30 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 35
This county:

14.26 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.13 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Aransas County:

10.7%
Texas:

8.9%

Adult obesity rate:
Aransas County:

26.6%
State:

26.6%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

23.3%
State:

15.7%

Agriculture in Aransas County:

Average size of farms: 807 acres
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $33,755
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 0.64%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $14,392
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 93.55%
Average age of principal farm operators: 53 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 5.75

Earthquake activity:

Aransas County-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Texas state average. It is 47% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/20/2011 at 12:24:41, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 84.4 miles away from Aransas County center
On 4/9/1993 at 12:29:19, a magnitude 4.3 (4.1 MB, 4.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 84.1 miles away from the county center
On 4/25/2010 at 02:10:42, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 MB, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 54.1 miles away from the county center
On 5/1/2018 at 16:28:56, a magnitude 4.0 (4.0 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 85.0 miles away from the county center
On 4/14/1995 at 00:32:56, a magnitude 5.7 (5.6 MB, 5.7 MS, 5.7 MW, Depth: 11.1 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 411.6 miles away from Aransas County center
On 4/7/2008 at 09:51:12, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 85.0 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • Texas Covid-19 Pandemic, Incident Period: January 20, 2020, FEMA Id: 4485, Natural disaster type: Other
  • Texas Hurricane Harvey, Incident Period: August 23, 2017 - September 15, 2017, FEMA Id: 4332, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Texas Tropical Storm Alex, Incident Period: June 27, 2010 to August 14, 2010, Emergency Declared EM-3313: June 29, 2010, FEMA Id: 3313, Natural disaster type: Tropical Storm
  • Texas Holiday Beach Fire, Incident Period: April 05, 2009 to April 07, 2009, Fire Management Assistance Declared: April 05, 2009, FEMA Id: 2803, Natural disaster type: Fire
  • Texas Hurricane Ike, Incident Period: September 07, 2008 to October 02, 2008, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1791: September 13, 2008, FEMA Id: 1791, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Texas Hurricane Ike, Incident Period: September 07, 2008 to September 26, 2008, Emergency Declared EM-3294: September 10, 2008, FEMA Id: 3294, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Texas Hurricane Gustav, Incident Period: August 27, 2008 to September 07, 2008, Emergency Declared EM-3290: August 29, 2008, FEMA Id: 3290, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Texas Wildfires, Incident Period: March 14, 2008 to September 01, 2008, Emergency Declared EM-3284: March 14, 2008, FEMA Id: 3284, Natural disaster type: Fire
  • Texas Hurricane Dean, Incident Period: August 17, 2007 to September 05, 2007, Emergency Declared EM-3277: August 18, 2007, FEMA Id: 3277, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Texas Hurricane Rita, Incident Period: September 23, 2005 to October 14, 2005, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1606: September 24, 2005, FEMA Id: 1606, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • 12 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Aransas County (22) is greater than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 7

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 13, Floods: 4, Storms: 4, Fires: 2, Winds: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Tornado: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Means of transportation to work in 2018 - Aransas

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 6,916 (78.7%)
  • Carpooled: 751 (8.5%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 60 (0.7%)
  • Walked: 124 (1.4%)
  • Worked at home: 1,007 (11.5%)
Class of Workers in 2018
Most common industries in 2018 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2018


  • Health care and social assistance (18%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Public administration (4%)
  • Construction (3%)

Most common industries for females in 2018


  • Health care and social assistance (23%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Accommodation and food services (13%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Other services, except public administration (8%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Construction (4%)

Most common occupations in 2018 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2018


  • Construction and extraction occupations (15%)
  • Management occupations (13%)
  • Production occupations (10%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (8%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (6%)

Most common occupations for females in 2018


  • Office and administrative support occupations (16%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (15%)
  • Sales and related occupations (15%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (11%)
  • Educational instruction, and library occupations (9%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Transportation occupations (4%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Mexico (60%)
  • Vietnam (19%)
  • Canada (4%)
  • Laos (3%)
  • England (2%)
  • Germany (2%)
  • South Africa (1%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Aransas County


  • American (11%)
  • German (10%)
  • English (6%)
  • Irish (4%)
  • European (2%)
  • Scottish (2%)
  • French (except Basque) (1%)

Owners and renters by unit type
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

People in group quarters in Aransas County, Texas in 2000:

  • 178 people in nursing homes
  • 55 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 25 people in religious group quarters
  • 6 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 4 people in other nonhousehold living situations

People in group quarters in Aransas County, Texas in 2010:

  • 244 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 192 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 16 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 4 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 3 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $67,707.

11.53% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($64,316 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

11.53%
Texas average:

7.43%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
9.05% relocated from other counties in Texas ($52,668 average AGI)
2.47% relocated from other states ($11,648 average AGI)
Aransas County:

2.47%
Texas average:

2.52%

Residents relocating <b>from</b> other counties or countries

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from San Patricio County, TX  1.93% ($47,538 average AGI)
from Nueces County, TX  1.15% ($49,255)
from Bexar County, TX  0.80% ($65,316)
from Harris County, TX  0.44% ($132,595)
from Travis County, TX  0.35% ($60,152)
from Victoria County, TX  0.23% ($62,773)


9.46% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($47,553 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.46%
Texas average:

7.26%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
7.40% relocated to other counties in Texas ($37,096 average AGI)
2.06% relocated to other states ($10,457 average AGI)
Aransas County:

2.06%
Texas average:

2.32%

Residents relocating <b>to</b> other counties or countries

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to San Patricio County, TX  2.01% ($40,385 average AGI)
to Nueces County, TX  1.19% ($47,829)
to Bexar County, TX  0.51% ($64,708)
to Harris County, TX  0.40% ($73,000)
to Travis County, TX  0.30% ($37,607)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 11.6
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 11.0

Births per 1000 population in Aransas County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 11.3
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 11.8
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2019: 13.8

Deaths per 1000 population in Aransas County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 11.0
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 9.1

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Aransas County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2018: 24.1%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2018: 15.5%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Aransas County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Aransas County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Aransas County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Aransas County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Aransas County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Aransas County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 5,332 (4,618 aged, 714 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 959 (18%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

Most common underlying causes of death in Aransas County, Texas in 1999 - 2019:

  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (669)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (518)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (269)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (252)
  • Alzheimer disease, unspecified (131)
  • Unspecified dementia (109)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (101)
  • Congestive heart failure (31)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (13)
  • Unspecified diabetes mellitus, without complications (12)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 20%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 20%

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,132
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,311
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 12

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 17
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 61

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 4

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 213.5. This is more than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide
Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 134.2
  • Other - 79.3

Household type by relationship:

Households: 25,488
  • In family households: 20,542 (2,998 male householders, 3,087 female householders)
    5,105 spouses, 5,985 children (5,120 natural, 312 adopted, 555 stepchildren), 1,023 grandchildren, 206 brothers or sisters, 438 parents, 1,005 other relatives, 675 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 4,569 (1,916 male householders (1,742 living alone)), 1,668 female householders (1,356 living alone)), 985 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 398

Size of family households: 3,789 2-persons, 1,062 3-persons, 459 4-persons, 402 5-persons, 225 6-persons, 190 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 3,095 1-person, 415 2-persons, 50 3-persons, 12 5-persons, 11 7-or-more-persons.

2,145 married couples with children.
1,514 single-parent households (434 men, 1,080 women).

82.4% of residents of Aransas speak English at home.
15.5% of residents speak Spanish at home (64% speak English very well, 24% speak English well, 6% speak English not well, 6% don't speak English at all).
0.7% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (82% speak English very well, 18% speak English well).
1.9% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (49% speak English very well, 30% speak English well, 21% speak English not well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $124,957,000 ($5,198 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $8,098,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $75,805,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $28,774,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $759,000
Federal grants: $17,603,000
Federal procurement contracts: $449,000 ($25,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $1,567,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $30,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $5,032,000
Federal Government insurance: $730,912,000

Population change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005:

Births: 1,329
Here:

54 per 1000 residents
State:

85 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 1,385
Here:

56 per 1000 residents
State:

35 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +214
Here:

+9 per 1000 residents
State:

+29 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +2,020
Here:

+82 per 1000 residents
State:

+10 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Aransas County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 0.24 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.3
State:

6.3

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.0
State:

4.1

Year house built in Aransas County, Texas
  • Year house built in Aransas County, Texas
  • 5852014 or later
  • 6052010 to 2013
  • 3,6152000 to 2009
  • 2,9531990 to 1999
  • 2,4471980 to 1989
  • 3,3381970 to 1979
  • 1,4191960 to 1969
  • 5681950 to 1959
  • 3991940 to 1949
  • 3051939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Aransas County, Texas
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Aransas County, Texas
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Aransas County, Texas
  • 611 room
  • 1772 rooms
  • 5863 rooms
  • 1,2184 rooms
  • 2,3225 rooms
  • 1,5666 rooms
  • 7137 rooms
  • 5578 rooms
  • 2579+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Aransas County, Texas
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Aransas County, Texas
  • 1481 room
  • 2912 rooms
  • 3273 rooms
  • 6564 rooms
  • 2975 rooms
  • 2356 rooms
  • 1537 rooms
  • 518 rooms
  • 149+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Aransas County, Texas
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Aransas County, Texas
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Aransas County, Texas
  • 57no bedroom
  • 6151 bedroom
  • 1,9502 bedrooms
  • 4,0643 bedrooms
  • 6384 bedrooms
  • 965+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Aransas County, Texas
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Aransas County, Texas
  • 147no bedroom
  • 5351 bedroom
  • 9002 bedrooms
  • 5253 bedrooms
  • 414 bedrooms
  • 05+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Aransas County, Texas in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Aransas County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Aransas County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 266no vehicle
  • 2,2921 vehicle
  • 3,4112 vehicles
  • 1,1483 vehicles
  • 2194 vehicles
  • 865+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Aransas County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Aransas County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 164no vehicle
  • 1,0901 vehicle
  • 7152 vehicles
  • 1003 vehicles
  • 344 vehicles
  • 495+ vehicles

86.0% of Aransas County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 23% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 81% lived in Texas.

Aransas County:

86.0%
State average:

84.7%

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

  • This state: 16,533
  • Other state: 6,705
  • Northeast: 893
  • Midwest: 2,402
  • South: 1,942
  • West: 1,469
Year householders moved into unit in Aransas County, TX
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Aransas County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 68.7%Electricity
  • 25.7%Utility gas
  • 4.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.7%No fuel used
  • 0.4%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 87.8%Electricity
  • 5.8%Utility gas
  • 5.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.6%No fuel used

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 186
Here:

8.3%
Texas:

6.9%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 66
Here:

5.0%
Texas:

6.7%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 118
Here:

25.3%
Texas:

14.7%

Educational Attainment
School Enrollment by Level of School
Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability

Aransas County government finances - Expenditure in 2017:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $12,501,000
  • Charges - Air Transportation: $1,282,000
    Other: $781,000
    Solid Waste Management: $571,000
    Regular Highways: $48,000
  • Construction - General - Other: $852,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $592,000
    Local Fire Protection: $120,000
    Air Transportation: $50,000
  • Current Operations - Correctional Institutions: $4,380,000
    Police Protection: $3,273,000
    Regular Highways: $3,050,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,992,000
    Financial Administration: $1,305,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,289,000
    Air Transportation: $1,259,000
    Health - Other: $1,139,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $961,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Medical Care: $841,000
    General Public Buildings: $674,000
    Solid Waste Management: $649,000
    Parks and Recreation: $449,000
    General - Other: $429,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Other Purposes: $394,000
    Libraries: $235,000
    Local Fire Protection: $116,000
    Corrections - Other: $29,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $11,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $2,092,000
    Natural Resources: $472,000
    Air Transportation: $34,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $684,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $275,000
    Health and Hospitals: $113,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $24,625,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $16,210,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $8,415,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $1,534,000
    General Revenue - Other: $178,000
    Interest Earnings: $81,000
    Special Assessments: $42,000
    Sale of Property: $26,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $7,000
    Royalties: $1,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $407,000
    Parks and Recreation: $391,000
    Central Staff Services: $305,000
    Regular Highways: $98,000
    General Public Building: $67,000
    Correctional Institutions: $44,000
    Libraries: $13,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $11,000
    Solid Waste Management: $5,000
    Air Transportation: $4,000
    General - Other: $3,000
    Financial Administration: $3,000
    Health - Other: $1,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $22,918,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,114,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $1,397,000
    Highways: $500,000
    Public Welfare: $290,000
    General Local Government Support: $111,000
    Health and Hospitals: $35,000
  • Tax - Property: $12,924,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $2,709,000
    Other Selective Sales: $813,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $306,000
    Other License: $84,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $44,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $9,225,000

Aransas County government finances - Revenue in 2017:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $12,501,000
  • Charges - Air Transportation: $1,282,000
    Other: $781,000
    Solid Waste Management: $571,000
    Regular Highways: $48,000
  • Construction - General - Other: $852,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $592,000
    Local Fire Protection: $120,000
    Air Transportation: $50,000
  • Current Operations - Correctional Institutions: $4,380,000
    Police Protection: $3,273,000
    Regular Highways: $3,050,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,992,000
    Financial Administration: $1,305,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,289,000
    Air Transportation: $1,259,000
    Health - Other: $1,139,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $961,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Medical Care: $841,000
    General Public Buildings: $674,000
    Solid Waste Management: $649,000
    Parks and Recreation: $449,000
    General - Other: $429,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Other Purposes: $394,000
    Libraries: $235,000
    Local Fire Protection: $116,000
    Corrections - Other: $29,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $11,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $2,092,000
    Natural Resources: $472,000
    Air Transportation: $34,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $684,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $275,000
    Health and Hospitals: $113,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $24,625,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $16,210,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $8,415,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $1,534,000
    General Revenue - Other: $178,000
    Interest Earnings: $81,000
    Special Assessments: $42,000
    Sale of Property: $26,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $7,000
    Royalties: $1,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $407,000
    Parks and Recreation: $391,000
    Central Staff Services: $305,000
    Regular Highways: $98,000
    General Public Building: $67,000
    Correctional Institutions: $44,000
    Libraries: $13,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $11,000
    Solid Waste Management: $5,000
    Air Transportation: $4,000
    General - Other: $3,000
    Financial Administration: $3,000
    Health - Other: $1,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $22,918,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,114,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $1,397,000
    Highways: $500,000
    Public Welfare: $290,000
    General Local Government Support: $111,000
    Health and Hospitals: $35,000
  • Tax - Property: $12,924,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $2,709,000
    Other Selective Sales: $813,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $306,000
    Other License: $84,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $44,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $9,225,000

Aransas County government finances - Debt in 2017:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $12,501,000
  • Charges - Air Transportation: $1,282,000
    Other: $781,000
    Solid Waste Management: $571,000
    Regular Highways: $48,000
  • Construction - General - Other: $852,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $592,000
    Local Fire Protection: $120,000
    Air Transportation: $50,000
  • Current Operations - Correctional Institutions: $4,380,000
    Police Protection: $3,273,000
    Regular Highways: $3,050,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,992,000
    Financial Administration: $1,305,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,289,000
    Air Transportation: $1,259,000
    Health - Other: $1,139,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $961,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Medical Care: $841,000
    General Public Buildings: $674,000
    Solid Waste Management: $649,000
    Parks and Recreation: $449,000
    General - Other: $429,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Other Purposes: $394,000
    Libraries: $235,000
    Local Fire Protection: $116,000
    Corrections - Other: $29,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $11,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $2,092,000
    Natural Resources: $472,000
    Air Transportation: $34,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $684,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $275,000
    Health and Hospitals: $113,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $24,625,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $16,210,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $8,415,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $1,534,000
    General Revenue - Other: $178,000
    Interest Earnings: $81,000
    Special Assessments: $42,000
    Sale of Property: $26,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $7,000
    Royalties: $1,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $407,000
    Parks and Recreation: $391,000
    Central Staff Services: $305,000
    Regular Highways: $98,000
    General Public Building: $67,000
    Correctional Institutions: $44,000
    Libraries: $13,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $11,000
    Solid Waste Management: $5,000
    Air Transportation: $4,000
    General - Other: $3,000
    Financial Administration: $3,000
    Health - Other: $1,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $22,918,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,114,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $1,397,000
    Highways: $500,000
    Public Welfare: $290,000
    General Local Government Support: $111,000
    Health and Hospitals: $35,000
  • Tax - Property: $12,924,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $2,709,000
    Other Selective Sales: $813,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $306,000
    Other License: $84,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $44,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $9,225,000

Aransas County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $12,501,000
  • Charges - Air Transportation: $1,282,000
    Other: $781,000
    Solid Waste Management: $571,000
    Regular Highways: $48,000
  • Construction - General - Other: $852,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $592,000
    Local Fire Protection: $120,000
    Air Transportation: $50,000
  • Current Operations - Correctional Institutions: $4,380,000
    Police Protection: $3,273,000
    Regular Highways: $3,050,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,992,000
    Financial Administration: $1,305,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,289,000
    Air Transportation: $1,259,000
    Health - Other: $1,139,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $961,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Medical Care: $841,000
    General Public Buildings: $674,000
    Solid Waste Management: $649,000
    Parks and Recreation: $449,000
    General - Other: $429,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Other Purposes: $394,000
    Libraries: $235,000
    Local Fire Protection: $116,000
    Corrections - Other: $29,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $11,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $2,092,000
    Natural Resources: $472,000
    Air Transportation: $34,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $684,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $275,000
    Health and Hospitals: $113,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $24,625,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $16,210,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $8,415,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $1,534,000
    General Revenue - Other: $178,000
    Interest Earnings: $81,000
    Special Assessments: $42,000
    Sale of Property: $26,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $7,000
    Royalties: $1,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $407,000
    Parks and Recreation: $391,000
    Central Staff Services: $305,000
    Regular Highways: $98,000
    General Public Building: $67,000
    Correctional Institutions: $44,000
    Libraries: $13,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $11,000
    Solid Waste Management: $5,000
    Air Transportation: $4,000
    General - Other: $3,000
    Financial Administration: $3,000
    Health - Other: $1,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $22,918,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,114,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $1,397,000
    Highways: $500,000
    Public Welfare: $290,000
    General Local Government Support: $111,000
    Health and Hospitals: $35,000
  • Tax - Property: $12,924,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $2,709,000
    Other Selective Sales: $813,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $306,000
    Other License: $84,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $44,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $9,225,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 590
  • Number of aged recipients: 90
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 500
  • Number of recipients under 18: 72
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 373
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 145
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 242
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 240
Most common first names in Aransas County, TX among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James15172.4 years
John15073.6 years
William14974.2 years
Mary14078.0 years
Robert13272.0 years
Charles8871.5 years
George6675.3 years
Thomas4772.2 years
Richard4767.4 years
Frank4575.1 years
Most common last names in Aransas County, TX among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson6275.0 years
Smith6078.2 years
Jones3778.2 years
Williams3576.1 years
Brown3375.5 years
Davis3175.1 years
Miller2778.6 years
Wright2771.2 years
Evans2373.7 years
Scott2372.2 years
Businesses in Aransas County, TX
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1La-Z-Boy1
Best Western1McDonald's2
Blockbuster1Nike1
Burger King1Popeyes1
Cricket Wireless1RadioShack1
Curves1SONIC Drive-In1
Dairy Queen1Sears1
Days Inn1T-Mobile2
FedEx2Taco Bell1
GameStop1U-Haul2
H&R Block1UPS2
Holiday Inn1Walgreens1
KFC1Walmart1