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|Fisher County, Texas|
Location in the state of Texas
Texas's location in the U.S.
|Named for||Samuel R. Fisher|
902 sq mi (2,336 km²)
901 sq mi (2,334 km²)
1 sq mi (2 km²), 0.06%
5/sq mi (2/km²)
|Time zone||Central: UTC-6/-5|
Fisher County is a county located in the U.S. state of Texas. In 2000, its population was 4,344. It is named for Samuel R. Fisher, a signer of the Texas Declaration of Independence and a Secretary of the Navy of the Republic of Texas. Fisher County is one of 46 prohibition, or entirely dry, counties in the state of Texas. The seat of the county is Roby6.
- Stonewall County (north)
- Jones County (east)
- Nolan County (south)
- Scurry County (west)
- Kent County (northwest)
As of the census2 of 2000, there were 4,344 people, 1,785 households, and 1,244 families residing in the county. The population density was 2/km² (5/sq mi). There were 2,277 housing units at an average density of 1/km² (2/sq mi). The racial makeup of the county was 83.75% White, 2.76% Black or African American, 0.37% Native American, 0.14% Asian, 11.58% from other races, and 1.40% from two or more races. 21.36% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.
There were 1,785 households out of which 27.60% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 58.90% were married couples living together, 8.10% had a female householder with no husband present, and 30.30% were non-families. 28.30% of all households were made up of individuals and 17.80% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.39 and the average family size was 2.93.
In the county, the population was spread out with 23.90% under the age of 18, 6.30% from 18 to 24, 23.00% from 25 to 44, 24.10% from 45 to 64, and 22.70% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 43 years. For every 100 females there were 92.90 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 89.80 males.
The median income for a household in the county was $27,659, and the median income for a family was $34,907. Males had a median income of $25,071 versus $20,536 for females. The per capita income for the county was $15,120. About 13.50% of families and 17.50% of the population were below the poverty line, including 27.40% of those under age 18 and 10.50% of those age 65 or over.
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