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Grimes County, Texas (TX)

County population in 2019: 28,711 (31% urban, 69% rural); it was 23,552 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 3,264
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 3,568
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 6,032
Renter-occupied apartments: 2,070 (it was 1,721 in 2000)
% of renters here:

22%
State:

36%

Land area: 794 sq. mi.

Water area: 7.6 sq. mi.

Population density: 36 people per square mile   (low).

March 2019 cost of living index in Grimes County: 80.7 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Educational, health and social services (18.8%), Retail trade (13.1%), Manufacturing (11.6%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 74%
  • Government: 18%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 7%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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  • Races in Grimes County, TX (2019)
    • 16,47257.7%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 7,00924.6%Hispanic or Latino
    • 4,30615.1%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 6132.1%Two or more races
    • 770.3%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
    • 580.2%Asian alone
Median resident age:

41.0 years
Texas median age:

35.1 years
Males: 15,550  (54.2%)
Females: 13,161  (45.8%)
Average household size:
Grimes County:

2.0 people
Texas:

3 people

Estimated median household income in 2019: $54,760 ($32,280 in 1999)
This county:

$54,760
Texas:

$64,034

Median contract rent in 2019 for apartments: $572 (lower quartile is $417, upper quartile is $841)
This county:

$572
State:

$929


Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $172,518 (it was $57,100 in 2000)
Grimes:

$172,518
Texas:

$200,400
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $87,397 - $316,740
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,442
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $428

Institutionalized population: 2,943

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

  • Murders: 1
  • Rapes: 0
  • Robberies: 3
  • Assaults: 28
  • Burglaries: 161
  • Thefts: 206
  • Auto thefts: 17

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

  • Murders: 2
  • Rapes: 0
  • Robberies: 3
  • Assaults: 12
  • Burglaries: 117
  • Thefts: 82
  • Auto thefts: 18
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 2 buildings, average cost: $72,400
  • 1998: 4 buildings, average cost: $77,200
  • 1999: 12 buildings, average cost: $57,900
  • 2000: 13 buildings, average cost: $72,400
  • 2001: 10 buildings, average cost: $76,400
  • 2002: 15 buildings, average cost: $87,700
  • 2003: 14 buildings, average cost: $68,000
  • 2004: 7 buildings, average cost: $65,700
  • 2005: 28 buildings, average cost: $82,300
  • 2006: 38 buildings, average cost: $94,800
  • 2007: 17 buildings, average cost: $98,000
  • 2008: 11 buildings, average cost: $129,200
  • 2009: 15 buildings, average cost: $118,400
  • 2010: 3 buildings, average cost: $150,000
  • 2011: 13 buildings, average cost: $120,800
  • 2012: 25 buildings, average cost: $74,800
  • 2013: 19 buildings, average cost: $82,100
  • 2014: 15 buildings, average cost: $107,700
  • 2015: 17 buildings, average cost: $95,100
  • 2016: 39 buildings, average cost: $102,000
  • 2017: 48 buildings, average cost: $108,400
  • 2018: 106 buildings, average cost: $125,000
  • 2019: 102 buildings, average cost: $132,500
Number of permits per 10,000 Grimes, TX residents
Average permit cost in Grimes, TX
Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $2,632 (1.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $1,399 (1.0%)

Distribution of median household income in Grimes, TX in 2019
Distribution of house value in Grimes, TX in 2019
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Grimes, TX in 2019
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 15.7%
Grimes County:

15.7%
Texas:

13.6%
(11.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 25.6% for Black residents, 21.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 4.5% for American Indian residents, 38.2% for other race residents, 15.8% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2019: 41.0 years old
(Males: 40.6 years old, Females: 41.6 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 47.5 years old, Black residents: 38.8 years old, American Indian residents: 54.4 years old, Asian residents: 47.5 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 28.9 years old, Other race residents: 27.3 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Grimes County is $471 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $525 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $684 a month.

Cities in this county include: Anderson-Bedias, Navasota, Bedias, Iola, Anderson, Todd Mission.

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

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Neighboring counties: Amite County, Mississippi , Jefferson Davis Parish, Louisiana , Washington Parish, Louisiana , Gillespie County , Lowndes County, Georgia , Washington County .

Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

9.3%
Texas:

8.0%

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

Current college students: 787
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 81.0%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 16.2%

Number of foreign born residents: 1,956 (31.0% naturalized citizens)

Grimes County:

6.8%
Whole state:

17.1%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 1192010 or later
  • 4932000 to 2009
  • 4861990 to 1999
  • 4301980 to 1989
  • 1241970 to 1979
  • 125Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 32.4 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 55.3%

Grimes County marital status for males Grimes County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 8,027
  • One, attached: 164
  • Two: 240
  • 3 or 4: 149
  • 5 to 9: 194
  • 10 to 19: 16
  • 20 to 49: 76
  • 50 or more: 59
  • Mobile homes: 2,522
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 88

Housing units in Grimes County with a mortgage: 2,346 (66 second mortgage, 67 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 4,837

Here:

33.3% with mortgage
State:

56.1% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Grimes County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic7,1234
Evangelical Protestant4,62226
Mainline Protestant96513
Other2984
None13,596-
Grimes 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: 4
Grimes County:

1.56 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.


Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
This county:

1.17 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.11 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 15
Grimes County:

5.85 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 6
This county:

2.34 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.13 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Grimes County:

10.6%
Texas:

8.9%

Adult obesity rate:
Grimes County:

28.0%
State:

26.6%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

15.7%
State:

15.7%

Agriculture in Grimes County:

Average size of farms: 243 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $18,659
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $112.75
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 3.05%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 85.81%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $21,483
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 9.65%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 4.76%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $28,559
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 93.72%
Average age of principal farm operators: 58 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 20.95
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 0.51%
Vegetables: 274 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 237 acres

Earthquake activity:

Grimes County-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Texas state average. It is 24% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/17/2012 at 08:12:00, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 138.4 miles away from Grimes County center
On 10/20/2011 at 12:24:41, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 168.1 miles away from the county center
On 9/2/2013 at 23:51:15, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MW, Depth: 2.9 mi) earthquake occurred 135.2 miles away from the county center
On 6/16/1978 at 11:46:54, a magnitude 5.3 (4.4 MB, 4.6 UK, 5.3 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 331.2 miles away from the county center
On 9/2/2013 at 21:52:38, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 MW, Depth: 3.0 mi) earthquake occurred 134.2 miles away from Grimes 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 172.7 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • Texas Covid-19 Pandemic, Incident Period: January 20, 2020, FEMA Id: 4485, Natural disaster type: Other
  • Texas Severe Storms And Flooding, Incident Period: September 10, 2018 - November 2, 2018, FEMA Id: 4416, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Texas Hurricane Harvey, Incident Period: August 23, 2017 - September 15, 2017, FEMA Id: 4332, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Texas Severe Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: May 22, 2016 to June 24, 2016, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4272: June 11, 2016, FEMA Id: 4272, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Texas Severe Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: April 17, 2016 to April 30, 2016, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4269: April 25, 2016, FEMA Id: 4269, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Texas Severe Storms, Tornadoes, Straight-line Winds, and Flooding, Incident Period: May 04, 2015 to June 23, 2015, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4223: May 29, 2015, FEMA Id: 4223, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood, Wind
  • Texas Riley Road Fire, Incident Period: September 05, 2011 to October 02, 2011, Fire Management Assistance Declared: September 06, 2011, FEMA Id: 2964, Natural disaster type: Fire
  • Texas Wildfires, Incident Period: August 30, 2011 to December 31, 2011, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4029: September 09, 2011, FEMA Id: 4029, Natural disaster type: Fire
  • Texas Dyer Mill Fire, Incident Period: June 19, 2011 to July 06, 2011, Fire Management Assistance Declared: June 20, 2011, FEMA Id: 2927, 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
  • 9 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Grimes County (19) is greater than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, Storms: 7, Fires: 6, Hurricanes: 5, Tornadoes: 2, Wind: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Grimes

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 6,451 (79.9%)
  • Carpooled: 944 (11.7%)
  • Bus: 22 (0.3%)
  • Ferryboat: 19 (0.2%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 23 (0.3%)
  • Walked: 198 (2.5%)
  • Worked at home: 418 (5.2%)
Class of Workers in 2019
Most common industries in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2019


  • Educational services (16%)
  • Retail trade (16%)
  • Health care and social assistance (14%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Public administration (5%)

Most common industries for females in 2019


  • Educational services (18%)
  • Retail trade (17%)
  • Health care and social assistance (15%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Public administration (5%)

Most common occupations in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2019


  • Construction and extraction occupations (16%)
  • Production occupations (14%)
  • Management occupations (11%)
  • Transportation occupations (9%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (9%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Material moving occupations (6%)

Most common occupations for females in 2019


  • Office and administrative support occupations (18%)
  • Sales and related occupations (13%)
  • Educational instruction, and library occupations (10%)
  • Management occupations (10%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (7%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Mexico (76%)
  • Honduras (5%)
  • El Salvador (4%)
  • Canada (2%)
  • Germany (2%)
  • Poland (2%)
  • Vietnam (1%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Grimes County


  • German (10%)
  • American (6%)
  • Irish (4%)
  • English (3%)
  • Polish (3%)
  • African (2%)
  • European (2%)

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

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

  • 2,467 people in state prisons
  • 217 people in nursing homes
  • 41 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 3 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 3 people in other noninstitutional group quarters

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

  • 2,736 people in state prisons
  • 207 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 69 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $55,149.

8.74% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($61,879 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.74%
Texas average:

7.43%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
8.06% relocated from other counties in Texas ($58,167 average AGI)
0.68% relocated from other states ($3,713 average AGI)
Grimes County:

0.68%
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 Brazos County, TX  2.03% ($48,524 average AGI)
from Harris County, TX  1.98% ($80,161)
from Montgomery County, TX  1.23% ($83,474)
from Waller County, TX  0.30% ($40,429)
from Walker County, TX  0.27% ($58,520)
from Washington County, TX  0.23% ($28,318)


7.95% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($44,471 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.95%
Texas average:

7.26%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
7.09% relocated to other counties in Texas ($39,984 average AGI)
0.86% relocated to other states ($4,487 average AGI)
Grimes County:

0.86%
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 Brazos County, TX  2.03% ($44,317 average AGI)
to Montgomery County, TX  1.16% ($49,741)
to Harris County, TX  1.14% ($55,604)
to Walker County, TX  0.34% ($33,406)
to Washington County, TX  0.23% ($37,524)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 14.1
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 13.6

Births per 1000 population in Grimes County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 9.9
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 9.7
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2019: 9.9

Deaths per 1000 population in Grimes County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 6.1
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 5.9

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Grimes County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2018: 22.3%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2018: 14.5%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Grimes County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Grimes County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Grimes County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Grimes County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Grimes County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Grimes County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 3,665 (3,064 aged, 601 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 1,267 (21%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

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

  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (457)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (336)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (320)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (180)
  • Atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease, so described (104)
  • Congestive heart failure (66)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (42)
  • Unspecified dementia (31)
  • Alzheimer disease, unspecified (22)
  • Colon, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (10)

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

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 3.96
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 2,956
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 99
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 22,753

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,330
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 826
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 8

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 17
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 56

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

Crimes per 100,000 population in 1996: 1

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 162.2. This is more than state average.

Household type by relationship:

Households: 28,711
  • Male householders: 4,555 (1,058 living alone), Female householders: 4,728 (1,246 living alone)
  • 4,802 spouses (4,748 opposite-sex spouses), 496 unmarried partners, (419 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 7,672 children (6,979 natural, 207 adopted, 491 stepchildren), 1,263 grandchildren, 130 brothers or sisters, 315 parents, 0 foster children, 510 other relatives, 663 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 3,497

Size of family households: 3,114 2-persons, 1,382 3-persons, 1,000 4-persons, 692 5-persons, 167 6-persons, 247 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 2,305 1-person, 244 2-persons, 24 3-persons, 60 4-persons, 41 5-persons.

3,226 married couples with children.
1,840 single-parent households (397 men, 1,443 women).

81.1% of residents of Grimes speak English at home.
18.2% of residents speak Spanish at home (70% speak English very well, 15% speak English well, 12% speak English not well, 4% don't speak English at all).
0.7% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (79% speak English very well, 21% speak English well).
0.1% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (25% speak English very well, 75% speak English well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $117,053,000 ($4,637 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $2,975,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $50,061,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $26,640,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $169,000
Federal grants: $34,882,000
Federal procurement contracts: $2,114,000 ($888,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $3,186,000 ($72,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $27,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $3,811,000
Federal Government insurance: $9,463,000

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

Births: 1,714
Here:

68 per 1000 residents
State:

85 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 1,275
Here:

51 per 1000 residents
State:

35 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +155
Here:

+6 per 1000 residents
State:

+29 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +1,088
Here:

+43 per 1000 residents
State:

+10 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Grimes County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 2.41 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.7
State:

6.3

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.8
State:

4.1

Year house built in Grimes County, Texas
  • Year house built in Grimes County, Texas
  • 1,0862014 or later
  • 5592010 to 2013
  • 1,8802000 to 2009
  • 2,3291990 to 1999
  • 1,9611980 to 1989
  • 1,3931970 to 1979
  • 9051960 to 1969
  • 7561950 to 1959
  • 2401940 to 1949
  • 5971939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Grimes County, Texas
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Grimes County, Texas
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Grimes County, Texas
  • 1701 room
  • 1072 rooms
  • 2453 rooms
  • 9444 rooms
  • 1,6955 rooms
  • 1,8616 rooms
  • 8477 rooms
  • 7388 rooms
  • 4959+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Grimes County, Texas
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Grimes County, Texas
  • 981 room
  • 272 rooms
  • 2543 rooms
  • 4724 rooms
  • 7345 rooms
  • 2506 rooms
  • 1647 rooms
  • 1338 rooms
  • 269+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Grimes County, Texas
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Grimes County, Texas
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Grimes County, Texas
  • 179no bedroom
  • 2731 bedroom
  • 1,4212 bedrooms
  • 3,9643 bedrooms
  • 1,0314 bedrooms
  • 1875+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Grimes County, Texas
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Grimes County, Texas
  • 106no bedroom
  • 2331 bedroom
  • 7672 bedrooms
  • 7503 bedrooms
  • 2274 bedrooms
  • 875+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Grimes County, Texas in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Grimes County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Grimes County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 180no vehicle
  • 1,8111 vehicle
  • 2,9132 vehicles
  • 1,4393 vehicles
  • 5204 vehicles
  • 2265+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Grimes County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Grimes County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 140no vehicle
  • 8611 vehicle
  • 1,0502 vehicles
  • 1133 vehicles
  • 304 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles

86.7% of Grimes County 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, 86% lived in Texas.

Grimes County:

86.7%
State average:

84.4%

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

  • This state: 21,172
  • Other state: 5,347
  • Northeast: 637
  • Midwest: 1,432
  • South: 2,165
  • West: 1,101
Year householders moved into unit in Grimes County, TX
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Grimes County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 63.5%Electricity
  • 23.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 10.6%Utility gas
  • 2.3%Wood
  • 0.3%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 79.7%Electricity
  • 12.8%Utility gas
  • 5.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.2%Wood
  • 0.5%Other fuel
  • 0.4%No fuel used

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 150
Here:

4.8%
Texas:

7.0%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 181
Here:

10.7%
Texas:

6.6%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 35
Here:

4.0%
Texas:

14.3%

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

Grimes County government finances - Expenditure in 2017:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $10,000
  • Charges - Other: $1,270,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $5,139,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $2,917,000
    Central Staff Services: $2,384,000
    Police Protection: $2,187,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,706,000
    Financial Administration: $1,222,000
    Transit Utilities: $527,000
    Local Fire Protection: $470,000
    General - Other: $387,000
    Health - Other: $274,000
    Water Utilities: $234,000
    Solid Waste Management: $210,000
    General Public Buildings: $151,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $115,000
    Libraries: $8,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $14,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $355,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $332,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $23,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $1,195,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $563,000
    Interest Earnings: $255,000
    Rents: $101,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $124,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $9,023,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $748,000
    General Local Government Support: $553,000
    Water Utilities: $300,000
  • Tax - Property: $14,047,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $1,242,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $14,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $4,503,000

Grimes County government finances - Revenue in 2017:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $10,000
  • Charges - Other: $1,270,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $5,139,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $2,917,000
    Central Staff Services: $2,384,000
    Police Protection: $2,187,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,706,000
    Financial Administration: $1,222,000
    Transit Utilities: $527,000
    Local Fire Protection: $470,000
    General - Other: $387,000
    Health - Other: $274,000
    Water Utilities: $234,000
    Solid Waste Management: $210,000
    General Public Buildings: $151,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $115,000
    Libraries: $8,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $14,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $355,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $332,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $23,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $1,195,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $563,000
    Interest Earnings: $255,000
    Rents: $101,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $124,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $9,023,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $748,000
    General Local Government Support: $553,000
    Water Utilities: $300,000
  • Tax - Property: $14,047,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $1,242,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $14,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $4,503,000

Grimes County government finances - Debt in 2017:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $10,000
  • Charges - Other: $1,270,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $5,139,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $2,917,000
    Central Staff Services: $2,384,000
    Police Protection: $2,187,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,706,000
    Financial Administration: $1,222,000
    Transit Utilities: $527,000
    Local Fire Protection: $470,000
    General - Other: $387,000
    Health - Other: $274,000
    Water Utilities: $234,000
    Solid Waste Management: $210,000
    General Public Buildings: $151,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $115,000
    Libraries: $8,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $14,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $355,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $332,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $23,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $1,195,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $563,000
    Interest Earnings: $255,000
    Rents: $101,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $124,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $9,023,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $748,000
    General Local Government Support: $553,000
    Water Utilities: $300,000
  • Tax - Property: $14,047,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $1,242,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $14,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $4,503,000

Grimes County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $10,000
  • Charges - Other: $1,270,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $5,139,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $2,917,000
    Central Staff Services: $2,384,000
    Police Protection: $2,187,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,706,000
    Financial Administration: $1,222,000
    Transit Utilities: $527,000
    Local Fire Protection: $470,000
    General - Other: $387,000
    Health - Other: $274,000
    Water Utilities: $234,000
    Solid Waste Management: $210,000
    General Public Buildings: $151,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $115,000
    Libraries: $8,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $14,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $355,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $332,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $23,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $1,195,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $563,000
    Interest Earnings: $255,000
    Rents: $101,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $124,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $9,023,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $748,000
    General Local Government Support: $553,000
    Water Utilities: $300,000
  • Tax - Property: $14,047,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $1,242,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $14,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $4,503,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 636
  • Number of aged recipients: 106
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 530
  • Number of recipients under 18: 101
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 346
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 189
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 258
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 267
Most common first names in Grimes County, TX among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary11280.0 years
John9272.6 years
James8572.2 years
William8074.0 years
Willie8076.6 years
Robert7472.0 years
George4974.8 years
Joe4673.7 years
Charles4671.6 years
Annie4381.3 years
Most common last names in Grimes County, TX among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Williams8276.0 years
Smith6574.4 years
Davis4378.4 years
Johnson4076.1 years
Schroeder3875.5 years
Jones3176.5 years
Taylor2871.8 years
Harris2677.0 years
White2674.4 years
Mitchell2571.1 years
Businesses in Grimes County, TX
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1McDonald's1
Best Western1Pizza Hut1
Chevrolet1Popeyes1
Church's Chicken1SONIC Drive-In1
Dairy Queen1Subway1
FedEx1Super 81
H&R Block2U-Haul2
Lane Furniture1Walmart1