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Swisher County, Texas (TX)

County population in 2019: 7,625 (62% urban, 38% rural); it was 8,378 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 784
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 1,150
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 2,060
Renter-occupied apartments: 828 (it was 865 in 2000)
% of renters here:

30%
State:

36%

Land area: 900 sq. mi.

Water area: 0.2 sq. mi.

Population density: 8 people per square mile   (low).

March 2019 cost of living index in Swisher County: 79.3 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Construction (43.4%), Educational, health and social services (20.5%), Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (13.1%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 24%
  • Government: 5%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 71%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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  • Races in Swisher County, TX (2019)
    • 3,45341.2%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 3,39240.5%Hispanic or Latino
    • 4535.4%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 2272.7%Two or more races
    • 490.6%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
    • 190.2%Some other race alone
    • 120.1%Asian alone
    • 40.05%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
Median resident age:

36.4 years
Texas median age:

35.1 years
Males: 4,153  (54.5%)
Females: 3,472  (45.5%)
Average household size:
Swisher County:

2.0 people
Texas:

3 people

Estimated median household income in 2019: $41,159 ($29,846 in 1999)
This county:

$41,159
Texas:

$64,034

Median contract rent in 2019 for apartments: $536 (lower quartile is $349, upper quartile is $609)
This county:

$536
State:

$929


Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $93,636 (it was $40,500 in 2000)
Swisher:

$93,636
Texas:

$200,400
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $63,299 - $154,475

Mean price in 2019:

Detached houses: $123,225
Here:

$123,225
State:

$268,991

Townhouses or other attached units: $49,132
Here:

$49,132
State:

$268,635

Mobile homes: $56,227
Here:

$56,227
State:

$94,014

Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,005
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $406

Institutionalized population: 633

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 0
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 2
  • Burglaries: 0
  • Thefts: 19
  • Auto thefts: 1

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 0
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 0
  • Burglaries: 7
  • Thefts: 2
  • Auto thefts: 0
Swisher County, TX map from a distance

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 3 buildings, average cost: $73,300
  • 1998: 2 buildings, average cost: $69,000
  • 1999: 3 buildings, average cost: $129,300
  • 2000: 0 buildings
  • 2001: 0 buildings
  • 2002: 0 buildings
  • 2003: 0 buildings
  • 2004: 0 buildings
  • 2005: 0 buildings
  • 2006: 0 buildings
  • 2007: 1 building, cost: $164,000
  • 2008: 0 buildings
  • 2009: 0 buildings
  • 2010: 0 buildings
  • 2011: 0 buildings
  • 2012: 0 buildings
  • 2013: 0 buildings
  • 2014: 0 buildings
  • 2015: 0 buildings
  • 2016: 0 buildings
  • 2017: 0 buildings
  • 2018: 0 buildings
  • 2019: 0 buildings
Number of permits per 10,000 Swisher, TX residents
Average permit cost in Swisher, TX
Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $1,877 (1.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $1,235 (1.4%)

Distribution of median household income in Swisher, TX in 2019
Distribution of house value in Swisher, TX in 2019
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Swisher, TX in 2019
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 23.3%
Swisher County:

23.3%
Texas:

13.6%
(11.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 84.2% for Black residents, 29.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 61.0% for American Indian residents, 42.9% for other race residents, 67.5% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2019: 36.4 years old
(Males: 34.5 years old, Females: 40.0 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 49.4 years old, Black residents: 30.1 years old, American Indian residents: 28.6 years old, Asian residents: 59.9 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 29.7 years old, Other race residents: 44.6 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Swisher County is $396 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $484 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $645 a month.

Cities in this county include: Tulia, Kress, Happy.

Swisher County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

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Notable locations in this county outside city limits:

Notable locations in Swisher County: Grisham (A), Bar G Feedyard (B), Cadillac Feedyard (C), Circle Three Feedyard (D), Dimmitt Feed Yard (E), Lamb County Library (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Church in Swisher County: Bethel Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemeteries: Castro Memorial Gardens (1), Flagg Cemetery (2), Dimmitt Cemetery (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoirs: Schwalker Lake (A), Cosby Lake (B), Lemons Lake (C), North Tule Lake (D), Cone Johnson Lake (E), Soil Conservation Service Site 1 Reservoir (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Swisher County: Playa Lakes Wildlife Management Area - Dimmit Unit (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Neighboring counties: Cullman County, Alabama , Duplin County, North Carolina , Castro County , Richmond County, North Carolina , Hall County , Lamb County .

Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

6.1%
Texas:

8.0%

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

Current college students: 193
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 73.7%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 15.7%

Number of foreign born residents: 1,097 (19.9% naturalized citizens)

Swisher County:

14.4%
Whole state:

17.1%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 4062010 or later
  • 2992000 to 2009
  • 2811990 to 1999
  • 1101980 to 1989
  • 921970 to 1979
  • 79Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 17.0 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 72.9%

Swisher County marital status for males Swisher County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 2,830
  • One, attached: 17
  • Two: 120
  • 3 or 4: 97
  • 5 to 9: 8
  • 10 to 19: 4
  • 20 to 49: 3
  • 50 or more: 6
  • Mobile homes: 181

Housing units in Swisher County with a mortgage: 642 (7 second mortgage, 12 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 1,208

Here:

99.8% with mortgage
State:

56.1% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Swisher County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant4,14820
Mainline Protestant1,1947
Catholic5453
Black Protestant1891
Other15-
None1,763-
Swisher 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: 1
Swisher County:

1.30 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.



Number of convenience stores (with gas): 4
Swisher County:

5.20 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 5
This county:

6.50 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.13 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Swisher County:

10.2%
Texas:

8.9%

Adult obesity rate:
Swisher County:

26.7%
State:

26.6%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

12.9%
State:

15.7%

Agriculture in Swisher County:

Average size of farms: 980 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $512,610
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $211.29
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 0.12%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 89.64%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $505,059
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 25.65%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 61.94%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $121,450
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 82.35%
Average age of principal farm operators: 56 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 38.76
Corn for grain: 6676 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 32839 harvested acres
Upland cotton: 72755 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 1560 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 13 acres

Tornado activity:

Swisher County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly below Texas state average. It is 2877430.5 times below overall U.S. average.
Tornadoes in this county have caused 3 fatalities and 44 injuries recorded between 1950 and 2004.
On 4/12/1960, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado killed 3 people and injured 32 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Swisher County-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Texas state average. It is 505% greater than the overall U.S. average.

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 116.9 miles away from Swisher County center
On 9/3/2016 at 12:02:44, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 3.5 mi) earthquake occurred 302.1 miles away from the county center
On 11/6/2011 at 03:53:10, a magnitude 5.7 (5.7 MW, Depth: 3.2 mi) earthquake occurred 291.1 miles away from the county center
On 1/2/1992 at 11:45:35, a magnitude 5.0 (4.6 MB, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 169.4 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) earthquake occurred 307.5 miles away from Swisher County center
On 8/23/2011 at 05:46:18, a magnitude 5.3 (5.3 MW, Depth: 2.5 mi) earthquake occurred 242.1 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), 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 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 and Tornadoes, Incident Period: April 21, 2007 to April 24, 2007, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1697: May 01, 2007, FEMA Id: 1697, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado
  • 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 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
  • Texas Tornadoes, Windstorms, Flooding, Incident Period: May 13, 1970, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-286: May 13, 1970, FEMA Id: 286, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood, Wind

The number of natural disasters in Swisher County (8) is smaller than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 3
Emergencies Declared: 4
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Swisher

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 1,635 (77.5%)
  • Carpooled: 145 (6.9%)
  • Bicycle: 1 (0.0%)
  • Walked: 210 (10.0%)
  • Worked at home: 120 (5.7%)
Class of Workers in 2019
Most common industries in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2019


  • Educational services (15%)
  • Health care and social assistance (14%)
  • Accommodation and food services (13%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (3%)
  • Other services, except public administration (3%)

Most common industries for females in 2019


  • Educational services (19%)
  • Health care and social assistance (17%)
  • Accommodation and food services (16%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Public administration (9%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)

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


  • Management occupations (17%)
  • Transportation occupations (13%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (11%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (8%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (7%)
  • Sales and related occupations (6%)
  • Production occupations (6%)

Most common occupations for females in 2019


  • Office and administrative support occupations (17%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (16%)
  • Educational instruction, and library occupations (16%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (6%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (5%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Mexico (90%)
  • Peru (2%)
  • Europe, n.e.c. (1%)
  • Pakistan (1%)
  • Ireland (0%)
  • Germany (0%)
  • Russia (0%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Swisher County


  • American (8%)
  • African (6%)
  • German (5%)
  • English (5%)
  • Irish (3%)
  • European (1%)
  • Scottish (1%)

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

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

  • 564 people in other types of correctional institutions
  • 41 people in nursing homes
  • 26 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 8 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse

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

  • 578 people in state prisons
  • 39 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 16 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 12 people in residential treatment centers for adults
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $46,923.

6.73% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($32,956 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.73%
Texas average:

7.43%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
6.73% relocated from other counties in Texas ($32,956 average AGI)
1.14% relocated from other states ($6,107 average AGI)
Swisher County:

1.14%
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 Hale County, TX  1.27% ($32,467 average AGI)
from Randall County, TX  1.27% ($31,967)
from Potter County, TX  1.02% ($24,125)


7.55% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($36,278 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.55%
Texas average:

7.26%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
7.55% relocated to other counties in Texas ($36,278 average AGI)
1.05% relocated to other states ($5,294 average AGI)
Swisher County:

1.05%
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 Randall County, TX  1.59% ($48,500 average AGI)
to Hale County, TX  1.34% ($29,656)
to Lubbock County, TX  1.05% ($30,440)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 14.9
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 16.5

Births per 1000 population in Swisher County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 10.5
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 10.2
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2019: 10.8

Deaths per 1000 population in Swisher County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 10.2
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 5.0

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Swisher County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2018: 23.4%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2018: 12.9%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Swisher County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Swisher County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Swisher County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Swisher County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Swisher County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Swisher County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 1,502 (1,343 aged, 159 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 384 (19%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

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

  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (24)
  • Alzheimer disease, unspecified (20)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (11)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 23%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 24%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 12.73
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 4,864
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 369
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 29,514

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,814
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 933
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 13

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 24
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 77

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 13

Crimes per 100,000 population in 1996: 1

Household type by relationship:

Households: 7,625
  • Male householders: 1,257 (330 living alone), Female householders: 1,323 (394 living alone)
  • 1,270 spouses (1,259 opposite-sex spouses), 104 unmarried partners, (104 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 2,129 children (1,993 natural, 27 adopted, 107 stepchildren), 425 grandchildren, 139 brothers or sisters, 67 parents, 0 foster children, 91 other relatives, 149 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 664

Size of family households: 780 2-persons, 311 3-persons, 280 4-persons, 231 5-persons, 116 6-persons, 37 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 725 1-person, 92 2-persons, 9 3-persons.

967 married couples with children.
497 single-parent households (79 men, 418 women).

70.4% of residents of Swisher speak English at home.
29.5% of residents speak Spanish at home (54% speak English very well, 17% speak English well, 10% speak English not well, 19% don't speak English at all).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $71,732,000 ($9,133 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $332,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $18,848,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $12,350,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $27,502,000
Federal grants: $11,691,000
Federal procurement contracts: $215,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $1,126,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $3,997,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $4,186,000
Federal Government insurance: $28,302,000

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

Births: 673
Here:

86 per 1000 residents
State:

85 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 439
Here:

56 per 1000 residents
State:

35 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +48
Here:

+6 per 1000 residents
State:

+29 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -814
Here -104 per 1000 residents
State +10 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Swisher County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 0.62 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:

5.0
State:

4.1

Year house built in Swisher County, Texas
  • Year house built in Swisher County, Texas
  • 152014 or later
  • 72010 to 2013
  • 1292000 to 2009
  • 1411990 to 1999
  • 2561980 to 1989
  • 4261970 to 1979
  • 7731960 to 1969
  • 7661950 to 1959
  • 4681940 to 1949
  • 2291939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Swisher County, Texas
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Swisher County, Texas
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Swisher County, Texas
  • 51 room
  • 152 rooms
  • 63 rooms
  • 1804 rooms
  • 6055 rooms
  • 5096 rooms
  • 2427 rooms
  • 1348 rooms
  • 1289+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Swisher County, Texas
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Swisher County, Texas
  • 01 room
  • 272 rooms
  • 1253 rooms
  • 984 rooms
  • 2495 rooms
  • 1336 rooms
  • 317 rooms
  • 808 rooms
  • 29+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Swisher County, Texas
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Swisher County, Texas
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Swisher County, Texas
  • 7no bedroom
  • 281 bedroom
  • 3442 bedrooms
  • 1,1543 bedrooms
  • 2614 bedrooms
  • 245+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Swisher County, Texas
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Swisher County, Texas
  • 0no bedroom
  • 1291 bedroom
  • 2242 bedrooms
  • 3323 bedrooms
  • 554 bedrooms
  • 05+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Swisher County, Texas in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Swisher County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Swisher County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 59no vehicle
  • 4451 vehicle
  • 7942 vehicles
  • 3293 vehicles
  • 1764 vehicles
  • 255+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Swisher County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Swisher County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 146no vehicle
  • 3011 vehicle
  • 1942 vehicles
  • 963 vehicles
  • 184 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles

83.3% of Swisher 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, 90% lived in Texas.

Swisher County:

83.3%
State average:

84.4%

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

  • This state: 5,563
  • Other state: 917
  • Northeast: 54
  • Midwest: 184
  • South: 372
  • West: 309
Year householders moved into unit in Swisher County, TX
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Swisher County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 64.0%Utility gas
  • 26.3%Electricity
  • 3.8%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 3.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.2%No fuel used
  • 1.0%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 67.1%Utility gas
  • 29.3%Electricity
  • 2.3%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas

Private vs. public school enrollment:


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

0.1%
Texas:

7.0%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 15
Here:

2.7%
Texas:

6.6%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 12
Here:

3.4%
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

Swisher County government finances - Expenditure in 2017:

  • Assistance and Subsidies - Public Welfare, Cash Assistance Programs - Other: $3,000
  • Charges - Other: $640,000
    Air Transportation: $12,000
  • Construction - General - Other: $175,000
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $1,566,000
    Correctional Institutions: $387,000
    General Public Buildings: $181,000
    Libraries: $100,000
    Corrections - Other: $74,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $9,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $666,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Local Fire Protection: $80,000
    Other - Hospitals: $15,000
    Other - Air Transportation: $5,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $364,000
    Other: $4,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $37,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $35,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $31,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $30,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $130,000
    General Revenue - Other: $76,000
    Interest Earnings: $17,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $11,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $259,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,543,000
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - End of Fiscal Year: $72,000
    Beginning: $70,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $26,000
  • Tax - Property: $2,391,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $154,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,566,000

Swisher County government finances - Revenue in 2017:

  • Assistance and Subsidies - Public Welfare, Cash Assistance Programs - Other: $3,000
  • Charges - Other: $640,000
    Air Transportation: $12,000
  • Construction - General - Other: $175,000
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $1,566,000
    Correctional Institutions: $387,000
    General Public Buildings: $181,000
    Libraries: $100,000
    Corrections - Other: $74,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $9,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $666,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Local Fire Protection: $80,000
    Other - Hospitals: $15,000
    Other - Air Transportation: $5,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $364,000
    Other: $4,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $37,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $35,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $31,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $30,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $130,000
    General Revenue - Other: $76,000
    Interest Earnings: $17,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $11,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $259,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,543,000
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - End of Fiscal Year: $72,000
    Beginning: $70,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $26,000
  • Tax - Property: $2,391,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $154,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,566,000

Swisher County government finances - Debt in 2017:

  • Assistance and Subsidies - Public Welfare, Cash Assistance Programs - Other: $3,000
  • Charges - Other: $640,000
    Air Transportation: $12,000
  • Construction - General - Other: $175,000
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $1,566,000
    Correctional Institutions: $387,000
    General Public Buildings: $181,000
    Libraries: $100,000
    Corrections - Other: $74,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $9,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $666,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Local Fire Protection: $80,000
    Other - Hospitals: $15,000
    Other - Air Transportation: $5,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $364,000
    Other: $4,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $37,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $35,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $31,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $30,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $130,000
    General Revenue - Other: $76,000
    Interest Earnings: $17,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $11,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $259,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,543,000
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - End of Fiscal Year: $72,000
    Beginning: $70,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $26,000
  • Tax - Property: $2,391,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $154,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,566,000

Swisher County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017:

  • Assistance and Subsidies - Public Welfare, Cash Assistance Programs - Other: $3,000
  • Charges - Other: $640,000
    Air Transportation: $12,000
  • Construction - General - Other: $175,000
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $1,566,000
    Correctional Institutions: $387,000
    General Public Buildings: $181,000
    Libraries: $100,000
    Corrections - Other: $74,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $9,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $666,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Local Fire Protection: $80,000
    Other - Hospitals: $15,000
    Other - Air Transportation: $5,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $364,000
    Other: $4,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $37,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $35,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $31,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $30,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $130,000
    General Revenue - Other: $76,000
    Interest Earnings: $17,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $11,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $259,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,543,000
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - End of Fiscal Year: $72,000
    Beginning: $70,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $26,000
  • Tax - Property: $2,391,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $154,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,566,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 174
  • Number of aged recipients: 50
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 124
  • Number of recipients under 18: 19
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 80
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 75
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 102
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 59
Most common first names in Swisher County, TX among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William7079.3 years
John6278.5 years
James6074.8 years
Mary5584.5 years
Robert5374.5 years
George3380.4 years
Roy2775.1 years
Charles2578.6 years
Thomas2379.1 years
Joe2268.8 years
Most common last names in Swisher County, TX among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson2974.0 years
Smith2667.4 years
Evans2575.7 years
Jones1976.8 years
Miller1976.8 years
Foster1778.6 years
White1675.0 years
Daniel1678.1 years
Young1679.5 years
Cox1678.7 years
Businesses in Swisher County, TX
NameCountNameCount
Curves1Subway1
FedEx1U-Haul1
SONIC Drive-In1