Jim Wells County, TX

Current Temperature ° Population 41,294

Homefacts County Report

Schools

School Rating is Below Average
  • No High School Diploma: 28.9%
  • High School Graduate or Higher: 60.1%
  • Bachelor's Degree or Higher: 11%

Registered Offenders

54.54% Higher than national avg.
  • 143 offenders in Jim Wells County
  • 34.63 offenders/10,000 residents

Real Estate

Median List Price $0
  • Median Sales Price: $0
  • Foreclosures: 5
  • Homes For Sale: 155
  • Homes For Rent: 0

Environmental Hazards

225 Found nearby
  • Brownfields: 0
  • Registered Polluters: 1
  • Superfunds: 3
  • Tanks & Spills: 221

Unemployment

High 8.1%
  • Texas unemployment average: 4.5%
  • National unemployment average: 4.2%

Schools view all

23 Public Schools view public schools

Summary
There are 23 K-12 public schools in Jim Wells County, TX and 3 private schools. Homefacts rates Jim Wells County's schools as Below Average, with an overall C- rating.

0 Colleges & Universities view all colleges & universities

  • We're sorry! No colleges & universities found in our database

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Crime view details

143 Registered Offenders search the registered offender database

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Crime Index

0 Former Drug Labs view all

  • Good news! No Drug lab found in Jim Wells County, TX

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Real Estate Overview

Average Listing Price
No Data
Median Sales Price
No Data

Median Home Value

Housing Inventory

Property Type
  • Vacant
    14.7%
  • Rented
    27%
  • Owned
    58.3%

155 Homes For Sale View All

$68,000
701 Hughes Ave
Alice, TX 78332
3 Beds | 2 Baths
$350,000
453 Lookout Ranch Rd (private) Road
Orange Grove, TX 78372
4 Beds | 2 Baths
$590,000
3745 County Road 308
Orange Grove, TX 78372
4 Beds | 3 Baths
$590,000
3745 County Road 308
Orange Grove, TX 78372
4 Beds | 3 Baths

5 Foreclosures View All

median foreclosure price
No Data
$NR
Vista
Sandia, TX 78383
-- Beds | -- Baths
$105,269
Sandy
Sandia, TX 78383
-- Beds | -- Baths
$157,782
Lower
Sandia, TX 78383
3 Beds | 2 Baths
$38,180
County Road 239
Orange Grove, TX 78372
-- Beds | -- Baths

Foreclosure Status Distribution

Number Of Properties Per Bedroom (Distressed)

26 Building Permits View All

  • In 2014, the city of Jim Wells County, TX issued 26 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes.
  • In 2013, the city of Jim Wells County, TX issued 29 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes.
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Building Permits By Year

Fair Market Rents

**Displaying data from Jim Wells County, TX
  • Property Type Rent
  • Studio: $617
  • 1 Bedroom: $621
  • 2 Bedrooms: $826
  • 3 Bedrooms: $1,033
  • 4 Bedrooms: $1,139

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Environmental Hazards

225 Environmental Hazards

  • Brownfields
    in Jim Wells County, TX
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  • Registered Polluters
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  • Superfunds
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  • Tanks & Spills
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Health Hazards

  • Air Quality HAZARDOUS (0/0)
    Jim Wells County, TX has 0% good air quality.
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  • Radon ZONE 3 COUNTY
    Jim Wells County, TX is a green zone.
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  • UV Index VERY HIGH 7.61 Average
    Jim Wells County, TX is a very high risk area for ultra-violet rays.
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Average Monthly Temperature

  • January 58.3°
  • February 62.08°
  • March 68.12°
  • April 75°
  • May 80.98°
  • June 85.37°
  • July 86.77°
  • August 87.82°
  • September 82.72°
  • October 74.4°
  • November 65.48°
  • December 59.75°

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Natural Disasters

Probability of Natural Disasters for Jim Wells County, TX

Earthquakes
Jim Wells County, TX has a very low risk of earthquakes.
Hurricanes
Jim Wells County, TX has no risk of hurricanes.
Hail
Jim Wells County, TX has a low risk of hail storms.
Tornadoes
Jim Wells County, TX has a moderate risk of tornadoes.

Demographics view details

Median Household Income

Median Household Income in Jim Wells County, TX: $42,986

Unemployment

Unemployment in Jim Wells County is 8.1%. It is lower than the state and national averages, 4.5% and 8.4% respectively

Workforce Breakdown

Blue Collar - 50.96%
White Collar - 49.04%

Politics

State Representatives

  • Gov. Greg Abbott
  • Sen. John Cornyn
  • Sen. Ted Cruz

Neighborhood Info

7 Airports view all

Nearest Major Airports

52 FCC Towers view all

1 Hospital view all

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