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|Edwards County, Texas|
Location in the state of Texas
Texas's location in the U.S.
2,120 sq mi (5,491 km²)
2,120 sq mi (5,491 km²)
Edwards County is a county located in the U.S. state of Texas. In 2000, its population was 2,162. Edwards is named for Haden Edwards, an early settler of Nacogdoches. The seat of the county is Rocksprings6.
Adjacent counties Edit
- Sutton County (north)
- Kimble County (northeast)
- Kerr County (east)
- Real County (southeast)
- Uvalde County (southeast)
- Kinney County (south)
- Val Verde County (west)
As of the census2 of 2000, there were 2,162 people, 801 households, and 586 families residing in the county. The population density was less than 1/km² (1/sq mi). There were 1,217 housing units at an average density of 0/km² (1/sq mi). The racial makeup of the county was 83.26% White, 0.79% Black or African American, 0.79% Native American, 0.14% Asian, 12.72% from other races, and 2.31% from two or more races. 45.05% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.
There were 801 households out of which 31.70% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 60.80% were married couples living together, 8.90% had a female householder with no husband present, and 26.80% were non-families. 24.70% of all households were made up of individuals and 13.50% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.66 and the average family size was 3.20.
In the county, the population was spread out with 28.50% under the age of 18, 6.50% from 18 to 24, 23.20% from 25 to 44, 25.70% from 45 to 64, and 16.20% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 39 years. For every 100 females there were 102.60 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 98.20 males.
The median income for a household in the county was $25,298, and the median income for a family was $27,083. Males had a median income of $21,912 versus $14,907 for females. The per capita income for the county was $12,691. About 24.60% of families and 31.60% of the population were below the poverty line, including 47.40% of those under age 18 and 17.70% of those age 65 or over.
Cities and towns Edit
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