Coke County, Texas

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Coke County, Texas
Map of Texas highlighting Coke County
Location in the state of Texas
Map of USA TX
Texas's location in the U.S.
Founded 1889
Seat Robert Lee
 - Total
 - Land
 - Water

928 sq mi (2,404 km²)
899 sq mi (2,328 km²)
29 sq mi (75 km²), 3.14%
 - (2000)
 - Density

5/sq mi (2/km²)

Coke County is a county located in the U.S. state of Texas. In 2000, its population was 3,864. It is named for Richard Coke, the fifteenth governor of Texas. Coke County is one of 46 prohibition, or entirely dry, counties in the state of Texas. Its seat is Robert Lee6.


According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 2,403 km² (928 sq mi). 2,328 km² (899 sq mi) of it is land and 76 km² (29 sq mi) of it (3.14%) is water.

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As of the census2 of 2000, there were 3,864 people, 1,544 households, and 1,068 families residing in the county. The population density was 2/km² (4/sq mi). There were 2,843 housing units at an average density of 1/km² (3/sq mi). The racial makeup of the county was 88.85% White, 1.94% Black or African American, 0.78% Native American, 0.08% Asian, 0.03% Pacific Islander, 6.94% from other races, and 1.40% from two or more races. 16.90% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 1,544 households out of which 27.10% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 58.40% were married couples living together, 8.10% had a female householder with no husband present, and 30.80% were non-families. 29.00% of all households were made up of individuals and 18.30% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.31 and the average family size was 2.84.

In the county, the population was spread out with 24.40% under the age of 18, 7.50% from 18 to 24, 20.50% from 25 to 44, 23.60% from 45 to 64, and 24.10% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 43 years. For every 100 females there were 100.00 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 94.20 males.

The median income for a household in the county was $29,085, and the median income for a family was $36,724. Males had a median income of $30,778 versus $19,596 for females. The per capita income for the county was $16,734. About 9.70% of families and 13.00% of the population were below the poverty line, including 15.00% of those under age 18 and 12.80% of those age 65 or over.

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Coordinates: 31°53′N 100°32′W / 31.88, -100.53

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