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Glasscock County, Texas
Map of Texas highlighting Glasscock County
Location in the state of Texas
Map of USA TX
Texas's location in the U.S.
Founded 1889
Seat Garden City
 - Total
 - Land
 - Water

901 sq mi (2,334 km²)
901 sq mi (2,334 km²)
, 0.01%
 - (2000)
 - Density

3/sq mi (1/km²)

Glasscock County is a county located in the U.S. state of Texas. In 2000, its population was 1,406. Its county seat is Garden City6. It is named for George Washington Glasscock, an early settler of the Austin area.


According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 2,333 km² (901 sq mi), virtually all of which is land.

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As of the census2 of 2000, there were 1,406 people, 483 households, and 355 families residing in the county. The population density was 1/km² (2/sq mi). There were 660 housing units at an average density of 0/km² (1/sq mi). The racial makeup of the county was 77.52% White, 0.50% Black or African American, 0.14% Native American, 0.21% Pacific Islander, 19.13% from other races, and 2.49% from two or more races. 29.87% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 483 households out of which 42.00% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 67.50% were married couples living together, 2.90% had a female householder with no husband present, and 26.50% were non-families. 23.80% of all households were made up of individuals and 7.00% 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 3.51.

In the county, the population was spread out with 33.50% under the age of 18, 7.10% from 18 to 24, 28.40% from 25 to 44, 22.00% from 45 to 64, and 9.00% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 34 years. For every 100 females there were 108.90 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 113.00 males.

The median income for a household in the county was $35,655, and the median income for a family was $43,000. Males had a median income of $27,000 versus $27,083 for females. The per capita income for the county was $18,279. 14.70% of the population and 11.50% of families were below the poverty line. Out of the total people living in poverty, 17.50% are under the age of 18 and 4.10% are 65 or older.


In the 2000 U.S. Presidential election, Glasscock County was the most strongly Republican county in the United States, giving 93.1% of its votes to Republican candidate George W. Bush [1].


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Coordinates: 31°52′N 101°32′W / 31.87, -101.53

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