|Falls County, Texas|
Location in the state of Texas
Texas's location in the U.S.
774 sq mi (2,005 km²)
769 sq mi (1,992 km²)
5 sq mi (13 km²), 0.61%
23/sq mi (9/km²)
- Limestone County (northeast)
- Robertson County (southeast)
- Milam County (south)
- Bell County (southwest)
- McLennan County (northwest)
As of the census2 of 2000, there were 18,576 people, 6,496 households, and 4,410 families residing in the county. The population density was 9/km² (24/sq mi). There were 7,658 housing units at an average density of 4/km² (10/sq mi). The racial makeup of the county was 61.50% White, 27.45% Black or African American, 0.50% Native American, 0.11% Asian, 0.04% Pacific Islander, 8.81% from other races, and 1.59% from two or more races. 15.83% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.
There were 6,496 households out of which 30.60% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 48.20% were married couples living together, 15.60% had a female householder with no husband present, and 32.10% were non-families. 29.40% of all households were made up of individuals and 15.40% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.54 and the average family size was 3.15.
In the county, the population was spread out with 27.60% under the age of 18, 7.80% from 18 to 24, 27.00% from 25 to 44, 20.80% from 45 to 64, and 16.90% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 36 years. For every 100 females there were 85.80 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 74.40 males.
The median income for a household in the county was $26,589, and the median income for a family was $32,666. Males had a median income of $27,042 versus $20,128 for females. The per capita income for the county was $14,311. About 18.80% of families and 22.60% of the population were below the poverty line, including 28.70% of those under age 18 and 18.40% of those age 65 or over.
Cities and townsEdit
- Bruceville-Eddy (mostly in McLennan County)
- Chilton (unincorporated)
- Golinda (partly in McLennan County)
- Tomlinson Hill (unincorporated)
- Westphalia (unincorporated)
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