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Hall County, Texas
Map of Texas highlighting Hall County
Location in the state of Texas
Map of USA TX
Texas's location in the U.S.
Founded 1876
Seat Memphis
Area
 - Total
 - Land
 - Water

904 sq mi (2,341 km²)
903 sq mi (2,339 km²)
2 sq mi (5 km²), 0.11%
Population
 - (2000)
 - Density

3,782
5/sq mi (2/km²)

Hall County is a county located in the U.S. state of Texas. As of 2000, the population is 3,782. Its county seat is Memphis6. Hall County is named for Warren D. C. Hall, a secretary of war for the Republic of Texas.

The town of Turkey in Hall County is the birthplace of the late Western Swing performer Bob Wills. A Bob Wills Festival is held there the last Saturday of each April.

GeographyEdit

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 2,342 km² (904 sq mi). 2,339 km² (903 sq mi) of it is land and 3 km² (1 sq mi) of it (0.11%) is water.

Major HighwaysEdit

Adjacent countiesEdit

DemographicsEdit

As of the census² of 2000, there were 3,782 people, 1,548 households, and 1,013 families residing in the county. The population density was 2/km² (4/sq mi). There were 1,988 housing units at an average density of 1/km² (2/sq mi). The racial makeup of the county was 71.97% White, 8.22% Black or African American, 0.53% Native American, 0.16% Asian, 17.90% from other races, and 1.22% from two or more races. 27.50% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 1,548 households out of which 28.20% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 53.70% were married couples living together, 9.00% had a female householder with no husband present, and 34.50% were non-families. 32.40% of all households were made up of individuals and 19.60% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.42 and the average family size was 3.06.

In the county, the population was spread out with 27.20% under the age of 18, 6.80% from 18 to 24, 22.10% from 25 to 44, 22.40% from 45 to 64, and 21.50% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 40 years. For every 100 females there were 91.70 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 86.50 males.

The median income for a household in the county was $23,016, and the median income for a family was $27,325. Males had a median income of $22,167 versus $19,050 for females. The per capita income for the county was $13,210. About 21.60% of families and 26.30% of the population were below the poverty line, including 39.80% of those under age 18 and 16.30% of those age 65 or over.

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Coordinates: 34°31′N 100°41′W / 34.52, -100.69

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