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Andrews County, Texas
Map of Texas highlighting Andrews County
Location in the state of Texas
Map of USA TX
Texas's location in the U.S.
Founded 1876
Seat Andrews
Area
 - Total
 - Land
 - Water

1,501 sq mi (3,888 km²)
1,501 sq mi (3,888 km²)
0 sq mi (0 km²), 0.002%
Population
 - (2000)
 - Density

13,004
865/sq mi (334/km²)
Website www.co.andrews.tx.us

Andrews County is a county located in the U.S. state of Texas. As of 2000, the population is 13,004. Its county seat is Andrews6. Andrews is named for Richard Andrews, a soldier of the Texas Revolution. Andrews County is one of 46 prohibition or entirely dry counties in the state of Texas. Andrews County was formed in 1875 from Bexar County.

GeographyEdit

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 3,888 km² (1,501 sq mi). 3,887 km² (1,501 sq mi) of it is land and 1 km² (0 sq mi) of it (0.02%) is water.

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Adjacent counties Edit

DemographicsEdit

As of the census2 of 2000, there were 13,004 people, 4,601 households, and 3,519 families residing in the county. The population density was 3/km² (9/sq mi). There were 5,400 housing units at an average density of 1/km² (4/sq mi). The racial makeup of the county was 77.08% White, 1.65% Black or African American, 0.88% Native American, 0.71% Asian, 0.02% Pacific Islander, 16.79% from other races, and 2.87% from two or more races. 40.00% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 4,601 households out of which 40.70% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 63.70% were married couples living together, 9.50% had a female householder with no husband present, and 23.50% were non-families. 21.80% of all households were made up of individuals and 10.00% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.81 and the average family size was 3.29.

In the county, the population was spread out with 31.50% under the age of 18, 8.10% from 18 to 24, 27.30% from 25 to 44, 20.50% from 45 to 64, and 12.50% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 34 years. For every 100 females there were 96.30 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 91.20 males.

The median income for a household in the county was $34,036, and the median income for a family was $37,017. Males had a median income of $33,223 versus $21,846 for females. The per capita income for the county was $15,916. About 13.90% of families and 16.40% of the population were below the poverty line, including 20.20% of those under age 18 and 12.70% of those age 65 or over.

Cities Edit

EducationEdit

The Andrews Independent School District serves all of Andrews County.

See also Edit

External linksEdit

Coordinates: 32°18′N 102°38′W / 32.30, -102.64

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