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Hunt County, Texas (TX)

County population in 2021: 103,394 (43% urban, 57% rural); it was 76,596 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 12,807
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 9,456
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 20,532
Renter-occupied apartments: 9,813 (it was 8,210 in 2000)
% of renters here:

29%
State:

36%

Land area: 841 sq. mi.

Water area: 40.9 sq. mi.

Population density: 123 people per square mile   (average).

March 2019 cost of living index in Hunt County: 86.1 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Educational, health and social services (21.5%), Manufacturing (13.2%), Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (11.2%), Retail trade (11.1%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 77%
  • Government: 15%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 8%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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  • Races in Hunt County, TX (2021)
    • 69,69167.4%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 20,14019.5%Hispanic or Latino
    • 6,7426.5%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 5,3565.2%Two or more races
    • 9871.0%Asian alone
    • 2360.2%Some other race alone
    • 2090.2%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
    • 330.03%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
Median resident age:

37.2 years
Texas median age:

35.5 years
Males: 50,551  (48.9%)
Females: 52,843  (51.1%)
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Average household size:
Hunt County:

2.0 people
Texas:

3 people

Estimated median household income in 2021: $56,761 ($36,752 in 1999)
This county:

$56,761
Texas:

$66,963

Median contract rent in 2021 for apartments: $833 (lower quartile is $661, upper quartile is $1,055)
This county:

$833
State:

$1007


Estimated median house or condo value in 2021: $194,700 (it was $61,300 in 2000)
Hunt:

$194,700
Texas:

$237,400
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $106,700 - $315,700
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,624
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $563

Institutionalized population: 700

Crime in 2021 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 1
  • Rapes: 24
  • Robberies: 18
  • Assaults: 367
  • Burglaries: 134
  • Thefts: 343
  • Auto thefts: 131

Crime in 2020 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 1
  • Rapes: 26
  • Robberies: 6
  • Assaults: 303
  • Burglaries: 104
  • Thefts: 275
  • Auto thefts: 115
Hunt County, TX map from a distance

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2021: 1011 buildings, average cost: $187,700
  • 2020: 670 buildings, average cost: $186,600
  • 2019: 290 buildings, average cost: $117,900
  • 2018: 173 buildings, average cost: $154,700
  • 2017: 190 buildings, average cost: $130,800
  • 2016: 166 buildings, average cost: $142,300
  • 2015: 102 buildings, average cost: $233,200
  • 2014: 63 buildings, average cost: $166,600
  • 2013: 61 buildings, average cost: $191,300
  • 2012: 26 buildings, average cost: $169,300
  • 2011: 35 buildings, average cost: $150,500
  • 2010: 37 buildings, average cost: $141,000
  • 2009: 46 buildings, average cost: $119,700
  • 2008: 44 buildings, average cost: $130,100
  • 2007: 83 buildings, average cost: $118,500
  • 2006: 127 buildings, average cost: $116,400
  • 2005: 197 buildings, average cost: $99,000
  • 2004: 191 buildings, average cost: $106,600
  • 2003: 84 buildings, average cost: $87,600
  • 2002: 85 buildings, average cost: $113,400
  • 2001: 57 buildings, average cost: $102,400
  • 2000: 67 buildings, average cost: $89,900
  • 1999: 97 buildings, average cost: $79,800
  • 1998: 71 buildings, average cost: $98,400
  • 1997: 59 buildings, average cost: $87,300
Number of permits per 10,000 Hunt, TX residents
Average permit cost in Hunt, TX
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2021: $3,841 (1.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2021: $1,655 (1.1%)

Distribution of median household income in Hunt, TX in 2021
Distribution of house value in Hunt, TX in 2021
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Hunt, TX in 2021
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2021: 14.1%
Hunt County:

14.1%
Texas:

14.2%
(12.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 30.3% for Black residents, 19.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 16.8% for American Indian residents, 23.0% for other race residents, 18.5% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2021: 37.2 years old
(Males: 37.0 years old, Females: 37.6 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 43.3 years old, Black residents: 31.4 years old, American Indian residents: 21.3 years old, Asian residents: 29.0 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 26.4 years old, Other race residents: 33.8 years old)

Area name: Dallas, TX HUD Metro FMR Area
Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Hunt County is $607 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $733 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $954 a month.

Cities in this county include: Greenville, Commerce, Wolfe City, West Tawakoni, Quinlan, Caddo Mills, Celeste, Campbell, Lone Oak, Hawk Cove.

Hunt 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:

Notable locations in Hunt County: City of Blue Ridge Wastewater Treatment Plant (A), City of Celina Wastewater Treatment Plant (B), Seis Lagos Wastewater Treatment Plant (C), Slayer Creek Wastewater Treatment Plant (D), Wilson Creek Regional Wastewater Treatment Plant (E), Lavon Lake Encampment (F), Branch (G), Branch Fire Department (H), Prosper Fire Department (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Hunt County include: Verona Church (A), Walnut Grove Church (B), Cottage Hill Church (C), Stony Point Church (D), Rosamond Church (E), Snow Hill Church (F), Dunn Memorial Church (G), Henslee Chapel (H), White Rock Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Van Winkle Cemetery (1), Crossroads Cemetery (2), Ware Cemetery (3), Baker Cemetery (4), Backbone Cemetery (5), Richard Cemetery (6), Bear Creek Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Wilson Lake (A), Bell Lake (B), Reed Lake (C), Boyd Lake (D), Lewis Lake (E), Pierce Pond (F), Sands Lake (G), Moores Lake (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Brinlee Branch (A), Arnold Creek (B), Tom Bean Creek (C), Ticky Creek (D), Price Creek (E), Hatler Branch (F), Walnut Fork (G), Wilson Creek (H), Stover Creek (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Hunt County include: Highland Park (1), Ticky Creek Park (2), Mallard Park (3), Twin Groves Park (4), Pebble Beach Park (5), Little Ridge Park (6), Lakeland Park (7), J W Spain Athletic Complex (8), Elm Creek Park (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Neighboring counties: Imperial County, California , Williamsburg County, South Carolina , Nevada County, Arkansas , Dallas County , Heard County, Georgia , Tarrant County .

Unemployment in March 2023:
Here:

4.3%
Texas:

4.2%

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

Current college students: 4,348
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 90.9%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 22.9%

Number of foreign born residents: 6,402 (39.8% naturalized citizens)

Hunt County:

6.2%
Whole state:

17.2%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 1,8962010 or later
  • 1,9172000 to 2009
  • 1,3921990 to 1999
  • 9121980 to 1989
  • 3511970 to 1979
  • 287Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 30.1 minutes

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

Hunt County marital status for males Hunt County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 29,181
  • One, attached: 399
  • Two: 137
  • 3 or 4: 690
  • 5 to 9: 2,211
  • 10 to 19: 1,962
  • 20 to 49: 681
  • 50 or more: 489
  • Mobile homes: 5,904
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 132

Housing units in Hunt County with a mortgage: 13,302 (359 second mortgage, 0 home equity loan, 304 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 212

Here:

5.8% with mortgage
State:

98.3% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Hunt County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant34,158140
Mainline Protestant4,69030
Catholic2,3613
Black Protestant1,66610
Other1,0025
None42,252-
Hunt 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: 14
Hunt County:

1.69 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
Here:

0.24 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (no gas): 13
This county:

1.57 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.11 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 34
Hunt County:

4.11 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 37
This county:

4.47 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.13 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Hunt County:

9.9%
Texas:

8.9%

Adult obesity rate:
Hunt County:

28.9%
State:

26.6%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

17.1%
State:

15.7%

Agriculture in Hunt County:

Average size of farms: 144 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $10,081
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $93.79
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 58.26%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $14,313
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 31.20%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 0.71%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $23,768
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 95.69%
Average age of principal farm operators: 56 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 15.10
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 2.57%
Corn for grain: 4774 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 24503 harvested acres
Upland cotton: 5205 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 7266 harvested acres
Vegetables: 699 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 1,480 acres

Tornado activity:

Hunt County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly below Texas state average. It is 1648170.9 times below overall U.S. average.
Tornadoes in this county have caused 14 fatalities and 344 injuries recorded between 1950 and 2004.
On 4/2/1957, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado killed 10 people and injured 200 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Hunt County-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Texas state average. It is 491% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/6/2011 at 03:53:10, a magnitude 5.7 (5.7 MW, Depth: 3.2 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 171.9 miles away from Hunt County center
On 9/3/2016 at 12:02:44, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 3.5 mi) earthquake occurred 234.2 miles away from the county center
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 129.3 miles away from the county center
On 11/7/2016 at 01:44:24, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MW, Depth: 2.8 mi) earthquake occurred 203.4 miles away from the county center
On 9/6/1997 at 23:38:00, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 LG, 4.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 109.0 miles away from Hunt County center
On 11/8/2011 at 02:46:57, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 172.2 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), 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 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 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 Severe Storms, Tornadoes, and Flooding, Incident Period: June 16, 2007 to August 03, 2007, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1709: June 29, 2007, FEMA Id: 1709, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • 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
  • Texas Hurricane Rita, Incident Period: September 20, 2005 to October 14, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3261: September 21, 2005, FEMA Id: 3261, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Texas Hurricane Katrina, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 01, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3216: September 02, 2005, FEMA Id: 3216, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Texas Loss of the Space Shuttle Columbia, Incident Period: February 01, 2003, Emergency Declared EM-3171: February 01, 2003, FEMA Id: 3171, Natural disaster type: Other
  • Texas Severe Winter Storm, Incident Period: December 12, 2000 to January 15, 2001, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1356: January 08, 2001, FEMA Id: 1356, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • Texas Extreme Fire Hazards, Incident Period: August 01, 1999 to December 10, 1999, Emergency Declared EM-3142: September 01, 1999, FEMA Id: 3142, Natural disaster type: Fire
  • 2 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Hunt County (12) is smaller than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 4
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 4, Fires: 3, Floods: 2, Storms: 2, Tornadoes: 2, Winter Storm: 1, Other: 2 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Means of transportation to work in 2021 - Hunt

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 27,433 (75.4%)
  • Carpooled: 2,264 (6.2%)
  • Bus: 93 (0.3%)
  • Long-distance train or commuter rail: 23 (0.1%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 410 (1.1%)
  • Bicycle: 97 (0.3%)
  • Walked: 751 (2.1%)
  • Worked at home: 4,767 (13.1%)
Class of Workers in 2021
Most common industries in 2021 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2021


  • Health care and social assistance (15%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)

Most common industries for females in 2021


  • Health care and social assistance (19%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)

Most common occupations in 2021 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2021


  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (13%)
  • Transportation occupations (10%)
  • Management occupations (10%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (8%)
  • Production occupations (6%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (6%)

Most common occupations for females in 2021


  • Office and administrative support occupations (15%)
  • Management occupations (11%)
  • Educational instruction, and library occupations (11%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (6%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (6%)
  • Production occupations (5%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Mexico (58%)
  • India (3%)
  • South Africa (3%)
  • Germany (2%)
  • El Salvador (2%)
  • China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (2%)
  • Vietnam (2%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Hunt County


  • English (15%)
  • American (10%)
  • Irish (9%)
  • German (9%)
  • Scottish (2%)
  • European (1%)
  • Scotch-Irish (1%)

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

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

  • 1,059 people in college/university student housing
  • 402 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 271 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 57 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 36 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 17 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles
  • 11 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 10 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 6 people in residential treatment centers for adults

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

  • 1,044 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 505 people in nursing homes
  • 124 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 76 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 41 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 34 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill
  • 34 people in hospices or homes for chronically ill
  • 34 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards
  • 23 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 8 people in short-term care, detention or diagnostic centers for delinquent children
  • 7 people in other group homes
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2020 was $63,625.

12.03% of this county's 2021 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2020 ($56,299 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

12.03%
Texas average:

8.12%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
9.68% relocated from other counties in Texas ($44,706 average AGI)
2.35% relocated from other states ($11,593 average AGI)
Hunt County:

2.35%
Texas average:

2.83%

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

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2020 and 2021:
from Dallas County, TX  2.83% ($50,148 average AGI)
from Collin County, TX  1.63% ($66,384)
from Rockwall County, TX  1.22% ($76,408)
from Kaufman County, TX  0.63% ($60,223)
from Tarrant County, TX  0.43% ($52,764)
from Denton County, TX  0.42% ($59,305)
from Hopkins County, TX  0.24% ($48,719)


8.98% of this county's 2020 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2021 ($50,631 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.98%
Texas average:

7.40%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
7.27% relocated to other counties in Texas ($41,249 average AGI)
1.71% relocated to other states ($9,382 average AGI)
Hunt County:

1.71%
Texas average:

2.08%

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

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2020 and 2021:
to Dallas County, TX  1.33% ($48,076 average AGI)
to Collin County, TX  1.11% ($53,694)
to Rockwall County, TX  1.00% ($65,885)
to Kaufman County, TX  0.37% ($51,431)
to Tarrant County, TX  0.32% ($45,158)
to Hopkins County, TX  0.32% ($45,114)
to Rains County, TX  0.28% ($53,520)

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 10.1
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2009: 9.5
Deaths per 1000 population from 2010 to 2019: 10.0

Deaths per 1000 population in Hunt County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2018: 19.8%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2018: 11.1%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Hunt County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Hunt County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Hunt County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Hunt County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Hunt County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Hunt County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 13,131 (10,498 aged, 2,633 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 3,291 (16%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

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

  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (1,825)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (1,200)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (824)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (793)
  • Congestive heart failure (669)
  • Alzheimer disease, unspecified (601)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (461)
  • Unspecified dementia (392)
  • Colon, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (295)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (277)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 17%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 16%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 2.45
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 10,093
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 227
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 58,194

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,352
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 909
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 6

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 28
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 58

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 6

Homicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 66.2. This is more than state average.

Mechanisms of homicide
Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 42.9
  • Other - 23.2

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 152.0. This is more than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide
Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 105.5
  • Other - 46.5

Household type by relationship:

Households: 103,394
  • Male householders: 19,355 (4,463 living alone), Female householders: 17,851 (3,945 living alone)
  • 18,447 spouses (17,937 opposite-sex spouses), 2,217 unmarried partners, (2,181 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 30,912 children (26,926 natural, 1,877 adopted, 2,109 stepchildren), 3,251 grandchildren, 1,390 brothers or sisters, 2,337 parents, 40 foster children, 2,109 other relatives, 3,099 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 2,386

Size of family households: 10,581 2-persons, 6,206 3-persons, 5,139 4-persons, 3,279 5-persons, 898 6-persons, 415 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 8,408 1-person, 2,068 2-persons, 212 3-persons.

15,081 married couples with children.
6,358 single-parent households (1,631 men, 4,727 women).

86.5% of residents of Hunt speak English at home.
11.9% of residents speak Spanish at home (66% speak English very well, 19% speak English well, 8% speak English not well, 7% don't speak English at all).
0.7% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (88% speak English very well, 7% speak English well, 5% speak English not well).
0.8% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (55% speak English very well, 26% speak English well, 13% speak English not well, 6% don't speak English at all).
0.4% of residents speak other language at home (38% speak English very well, 62% speak English well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $884,554,000 ($10,816 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $515,482,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $186,917,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $104,687,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $2,332,000
Federal grants: $73,315,000
Federal procurement contracts: $496,118,000 ($492,834,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $21,186,000 ($7,926,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $25,088,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $45,469,000
Federal Government insurance: $23,817,000

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

Births: 5,856
Here:

71 per 1000 residents
State:

85 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 3,973
Here:

48 per 1000 residents
State:

35 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +1,191
Here:

+14 per 1000 residents
State:

+29 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +2,979
Here:

+36 per 1000 residents
State:

+10 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Hunt County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 146.84 millions of gallons per day (1% from ground, 99% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.8
State:

6.3

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.7
State:

4.0

Year house built in Hunt County, Texas
  • Year house built in Hunt County, Texas
  • 2052020 or later
  • 7,4352010 to 2019
  • 7,2262000 to 2009
  • 5,3101990 to 1999
  • 7,3841980 to 1989
  • 5,3331970 to 1979
  • 5,3351960 to 1969
  • 1,8111950 to 1959
  • 7991940 to 1949
  • 9481939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Hunt County, Texas
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Hunt County, Texas
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Hunt County, Texas
  • 1101 room
  • 3432 rooms
  • 1,1703 rooms
  • 3,2854 rooms
  • 6,2505 rooms
  • 4,9106 rooms
  • 3,6757 rooms
  • 2,7448 rooms
  • 2,7679+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Hunt County, Texas
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Hunt County, Texas
  • 6411 room
  • 1,2022 rooms
  • 1,6713 rooms
  • 1,8724 rooms
  • 3,1605 rooms
  • 1,9626 rooms
  • 7527 rooms
  • 5188 rooms
  • 1749+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Hunt County, Texas
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Hunt County, Texas
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Hunt County, Texas
  • 110no bedroom
  • 8901 bedroom
  • 3,7862 bedrooms
  • 14,1013 bedrooms
  • 5,7374 bedrooms
  • 6305+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Hunt County, Texas
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Hunt County, Texas
  • 732no bedroom
  • 2,2411 bedroom
  • 2,7612 bedrooms
  • 5,1953 bedrooms
  • 8014 bedrooms
  • 2225+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Hunt County, Texas in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Hunt County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Hunt County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 680no vehicle
  • 5,1471 vehicle
  • 10,0332 vehicles
  • 5,4113 vehicles
  • 1,9334 vehicles
  • 2,0505+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Hunt County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Hunt County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 622no vehicle
  • 4,8591 vehicle
  • 4,5452 vehicles
  • 1,2643 vehicles
  • 5424 vehicles
  • 1205+ vehicles

83.5% of Hunt County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 32% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 85% lived in Texas.

Hunt County:

83.5%
State average:

85.1%

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

  • This state: 69,545
  • Other state: 25,713
  • Northeast: 4,076
  • Midwest: 6,166
  • South: 6,958
  • West: 8,513
Year householders moved into unit in Hunt County, TX
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Hunt County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 65.5%Electricity
  • 21.0%Utility gas
  • 10.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2.2%Wood
  • 0.7%No fuel used
  • 0.3%Other fuel
  • 0.1%Coal or coke
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 74.6%Electricity
  • 21.1%Utility gas
  • 3.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.5%No fuel used
  • 0.3%Wood
  • 0.2%Other fuel

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 1,535
Here:

12.9%
Texas:

9.1%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 588
Here:

11.9%
Texas:

8.0%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 743
Here:

18.9%
Texas:

17.8%

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

Hunt County government finances - Expenditure in 2017:

  • Charges - Other: $1,894,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $1,147,000
  • Current Operations - Judicial and Legal Services: $12,643,000
    Police Protection: $7,015,000
    Regular Highways: $6,273,000
    Correctional Institutions: $6,148,000
    Financial Administration: $4,086,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,923,000
    General Public Buildings: $1,329,000
    Health - Other: $949,000
    General - Other: $681,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $673,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $159,000
    Corrections - Other: $93,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $196,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $6,805,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,980,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $825,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $2,605,000
    General Revenue - Other: $782,000
    Sale of Property: $284,000
    Interest Earnings: $27,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $569,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $15,446,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $2,526,000
    General Local Government Support: $941,000
  • Tax - Property: $26,251,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $4,248,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $2,015,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $14,654,000

Hunt County government finances - Revenue in 2017:

  • Charges - Other: $1,894,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $1,147,000
  • Current Operations - Judicial and Legal Services: $12,643,000
    Police Protection: $7,015,000
    Regular Highways: $6,273,000
    Correctional Institutions: $6,148,000
    Financial Administration: $4,086,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,923,000
    General Public Buildings: $1,329,000
    Health - Other: $949,000
    General - Other: $681,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $673,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $159,000
    Corrections - Other: $93,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $196,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $6,805,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,980,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $825,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $2,605,000
    General Revenue - Other: $782,000
    Sale of Property: $284,000
    Interest Earnings: $27,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $569,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $15,446,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $2,526,000
    General Local Government Support: $941,000
  • Tax - Property: $26,251,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $4,248,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $2,015,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $14,654,000

Hunt County government finances - Debt in 2017:

  • Charges - Other: $1,894,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $1,147,000
  • Current Operations - Judicial and Legal Services: $12,643,000
    Police Protection: $7,015,000
    Regular Highways: $6,273,000
    Correctional Institutions: $6,148,000
    Financial Administration: $4,086,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,923,000
    General Public Buildings: $1,329,000
    Health - Other: $949,000
    General - Other: $681,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $673,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $159,000
    Corrections - Other: $93,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $196,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $6,805,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,980,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $825,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $2,605,000
    General Revenue - Other: $782,000
    Sale of Property: $284,000
    Interest Earnings: $27,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $569,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $15,446,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $2,526,000
    General Local Government Support: $941,000
  • Tax - Property: $26,251,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $4,248,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $2,015,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $14,654,000

Hunt County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017:

  • Charges - Other: $1,894,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $1,147,000
  • Current Operations - Judicial and Legal Services: $12,643,000
    Police Protection: $7,015,000
    Regular Highways: $6,273,000
    Correctional Institutions: $6,148,000
    Financial Administration: $4,086,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,923,000
    General Public Buildings: $1,329,000
    Health - Other: $949,000
    General - Other: $681,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $673,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $159,000
    Corrections - Other: $93,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $196,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $6,805,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,980,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $825,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $2,605,000
    General Revenue - Other: $782,000
    Sale of Property: $284,000
    Interest Earnings: $27,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $569,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $15,446,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $2,526,000
    General Local Government Support: $941,000
  • Tax - Property: $26,251,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $4,248,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $2,015,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $14,654,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 2,024
  • Number of aged recipients: 243
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 1,781
  • Number of recipients under 18: 335
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 1,268
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 421
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 843
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 854
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 17 full tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED283$120,336267$121,517494$134,47660$40,1331$1,388,00090$82,26763$78,460
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED19$97,21144$95,25062$117,83913$37,0000$07$155,71429$68,931
APPLICATIONS DENIED74$115,743112$85,607312$127,19283$42,2770$032$117,46972$60,403
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN29$116,10332$90,000149$140,76520$44,4500$012$84,08311$71,909
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS9$165,66716$132,68879$126,5067$72,2860$05$84,40010$63,100
Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 15 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
D) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED49$149,00017$155,1762$94,0000$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED13$161,23112$208,0003$59,0000$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$05$170,0000$01$120,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN2$180,5006$165,0000$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS4$165,5001$329,0001$144,0000$0
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Hunt, TX
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Hunt, TX - Value
Most common first names in Hunt County, TX among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James54171.7 years
William44775.7 years
John41674.6 years
Mary40978.3 years
Robert27872.3 years
Charles21771.3 years
George19975.3 years
Willie16578.3 years
Billy14866.6 years
Thomas13171.6 years
Most common last names in Hunt County, TX among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith27675.9 years
Johnson22375.9 years
Williams22174.6 years
Jones14272.0 years
Brown13574.4 years
Moore13576.5 years
Davis13372.3 years
White11176.0 years
Taylor10274.4 years
Green9675.6 years
Businesses in Hunt County, TX
NameCountNameCount
AT&T3La-Z-Boy1
Applebee's1Lane Furniture1
Arby's1Little Caesars Pizza1
AutoZone3Lowe's1
Bath & Body Works1MasterBrand Cabinets1
Best Western1McDonald's5
CVS1Motel 61
Chevrolet2Nike1
Chick-Fil-A1Nissan1
Church's Chicken2Payless1
Circle K1Pizza Hut3
Cracker Barrel1Popeyes1
Curves1Quality1
Dairy Queen2Quiznos1
Days Inn1Red Lobster1
Dennys1SONIC Drive-In4
Discount Tire1Sears1
Domino's Pizza2Sprint Nextel1
Econo Lodge1Staples1
FedEx8Starbucks1
GNC1Subway8
GameStop1Super 81
H&R Block5T-Mobile1
Hilton1Taco Bell2
Holiday Inn3U-Haul12
Home Depot1UPS4
IHOP1Walgreens1
JCPenney1Walmart3
Jack In The Box1Wendy's1
Jones New York1YMCA1
KFC2

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