Hopkins County, Texas

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Hopkins County, Texas
Map of Texas highlighting Hopkins County
Location in the state of Texas
Map of USA TX
Texas's location in the U.S.
Founded 1846
Seat Sulphur Springs
 - Total
 - Land
 - Water

793 sq mi (2,054 km²)
782 sq mi (2,025 km²)
11 sq mi (28 km²), 1.31%
 - (2000)
 - Density

41/sq mi (16/km²)

Hopkins County is a county located in the U.S. state of Texas. In 2000, its population was 31,960. Its seat is Sulphur Springs6. Hopkins County is named for the family of David Hopkins, an early settler in the area.


According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 2,053 km² (793 sq mi). 2,026 km² (782 sq mi) of it is land and 27 km² (11 sq mi) of it (1.31%) is water.

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As of the census² of 2000, there were 31,960 people, 12,286 households, and 8,882 families residing in the county. The population density was 16/km² (41/sq mi). There were 14,020 housing units at an average density of 7/km² (18/sq mi). The racial makeup of the county was 85.11% White, 7.99% Black or African American, 0.68% Native American, 0.25% Asian, 0.06% Pacific Islander, 4.55% from other races, and 1.36% from two or more races. 9.28% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 12,286 households out of which 32.50% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 58.50% were married couples living together, 10.00% had a female householder with no husband present, and 27.70% were non-families. 24.10% of all households were made up of individuals and 11.80% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.56 and the average family size was 3.04.

In the county, the population was spread out with 26.10% under the age of 18, 8.40% from 18 to 24, 27.30% from 25 to 44, 23.00% from 45 to 64, and 15.20% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 37 years. For every 100 females there were 96.10 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 93.30 males.

The median income for a household in the county was $32,136, and the median income for a family was $38,580. Males had a median income of $30,377 versus $20,751 for females. The per capita income for the county was $17,182. About 11.30% of families and 14.60% of the population were below the poverty line, including 17.40% of those under age 18 and 14.60% of those age 65 or over.

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Coordinates: 33°09′N 95°34′W / 33.15, -95.56

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