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|Borden County, Texas|
Location in the state of Texas
Texas's location in the U.S.
906 sq mi (2,347 km²)
899 sq mi (2,328 km²)
7 sq mi (19 km²), 0.80%
8/sq mi (03/km²)
|Time zone||CST : -6/-5|
Borden County is a county located in the U.S. state of Texas. In 2000, its population was 729. Its county seat is Gail6. Borden is named for Gail Borden, businessman, publisher, surveyor, and inventor of condensed milk. Borden County is one of 46 prohibition or entirely dry counties in the state of Texas.
The majority of the county is served by Borden County Independent School District. The Borden Star, a weekly newspaper, covers news for the school and county.
Adjacent counties Edit
- Garza County (north)
- Scurry County (east)
- Mitchell County (southeast)
- Howard County (south)
- Dawson County (west)
- Lynn County (northwest)
As of the census2 of 2000, there were 729 people, 292 households, and 216 families residing in the county. The population density was 0.31/km² (0.80/sq mi). There were 435 housing units at an average density of 0.19/km² (0.48/sq mi). The racial makeup of the county was 90.53% White, 0.14% Black or African American, 0.27% Native American, 6.31% from other races, and 2.74% from two or more races. 11.93% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.
There were 292 households out of which 30.10% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 65.10% were married couples living together, 6.20% had a female householder with no husband present, and 25.70% were non-families. 22.60% of all households were made up of individuals and 9.20% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.50 and the average family size was 2.93.
In the county, the population was spread out with 24.60% under the age of 18, 6.70% from 18 to 24, 27.40% from 25 to 44, 25.00% from 45 to 64, and 16.30% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 40 years. For every 100 females there were 103.10 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 108.30 males.
The median income for a household in the county was $29,205, and the median income for a family was $36,458. Males had a median income of $25,556 versus $21,607 for females. The per capita income for the county was $18,364. 14.00% of the population and 11.80% of families were below the poverty line. Out of the total people living in poverty, 14.30% are under the age of 18 and 11.60% are 65 or older.
Cities and townsEdit
See also Edit
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