|Crane County, Texas|
Location in the state of Texas
Texas's location in the U.S.
786 sq mi (2,036 km²)
786 sq mi (2,036 km²)
5/sq mi (2/km²)
- Ector County (north)
- Upton County (east)
- Crockett County (southeast)
- Pecos County (south)
- Ward County (west)
As of the census2 of 2000, there were 3,996 people, 1,360 households, and 1,082 families residing in the county. The population density was 2/km² (5/sq mi). There were 1,596 housing units at an average density of 1/km² (2/sq mi). The racial makeup of the county was 73.70% White, 2.90% Black or African American, 0.98% Native American, 0.35% Asian, 19.49% from other races, and 2.58% from two or more races. 43.87% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.
There were 1,360 households out of which 43.40% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 67.80% were married couples living together, 7.90% had a female householder with no husband present, and 20.40% were non-families. 18.80% of all households were made up of individuals and 9.50% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.91 and the average family size was 3.35.
In the county, the population was spread out with 31.90% under the age of 18, 7.70% from 18 to 24, 26.90% from 25 to 44, 22.60% from 45 to 64, and 10.90% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 34 years. For every 100 females there were 94.80 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 90.50 males.
The median income for a household in the county was $32,194, and the median income for a family was $36,820. Males had a median income of $33,438 versus $16,806 for females. The per capita income for the county was $15,374. About 12.40% of families and 13.40% of the population were below the poverty line, including 15.30% of those under age 18 and 10.50% of those age 65 or over.
Cities and townsEdit
- Crane They have a school district called Crane Independent School District. Their Crane High School mascot is the Golden Crane.
- Crane County in Handbook of Texas Online at the University of Texas
- Entry for William Carey Crane from the Biographical Encyclopedia of Texas published 1880, hosted by the Portal to Texas History.
- Inventory of county records, Crane County courthouse, Crane, Texas, hosted by the Portal to Texas History
Coordinates: They have a school district called Crane Independent School District. Their mascot is the Golden Cranes.
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