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Concho County, Texas
Map of Texas highlighting Concho County
Location in the state of Texas
Map of USA TX
Texas's location in the U.S.
Founded 1856
Seat Paint Rock
 - Total
 - Land
 - Water

994 sq mi (2,574 km²)
991 sq mi (2,567 km²)
3 sq mi (8 km²), 0.22%
 - (2000)
 - Density

5/sq mi (2/km²)

Concho County is a county located in the U.S. state of Texas. In 2000, its population was 3,966. It is named for the Concho River. The seat of the county is Paint Rock6.


According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 2,574 km² (994 sq mi). 2,568 km² (991 sq mi) of it is land and 6 km² (3 sq mi) of it (0.22%) is water.

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Adjacent counties Edit


As of the census2 of 2000, there were 3,966 people, 1,058 households, and 757 families residing in the county. The population density was 2/km² (4/sq mi). There were 1,488 housing units at an average density of 1/km² (2/sq mi). The racial makeup of the county was 88.20% White, 0.98% Black or African American, 0.48% Native American, 0.08% Asian, 0.10% Pacific Islander, 8.93% from other races, and 1.24% from two or more races. 41.33% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 1,058 households out of which 29.80% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 59.40% were married couples living together, 9.70% had a female householder with no husband present, and 28.40% were non-families. 26.60% of all households were made up of individuals and 14.20% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.45 and the average family size was 2.97.

In the county, the population was spread out with 16.10% under the age of 18, 10.40% from 18 to 24, 38.20% from 25 to 44, 21.50% from 45 to 64, and 13.80% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 36 years. For every 100 females there were 181.30 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 209.90 males.

The median income for a household in the county was $31,313, and the median income for a family was $36,894. Males had a median income of $20,750 versus $21,458 for females. The per capita income for the county was $15,727. About 7.50% of families and 11.90% of the population were below the poverty line, including 15.80% of those under age 18 and 14.20% of those age 65 or over.

Cities and towns Edit

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Coordinates: 31°20′N 99°52′W / 31.33, -99.86

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