|Hutchinson County, Texas|
Location in the state of Texas
Texas's location in the U.S.
895 sq mi (2,318 km²)
887 sq mi (2,297 km²)
8 sq mi (21 km²), 0.85%
26/sq mi (10/km²)
Hutchinson County is a county located in the U.S. state of Texas. In 2000, its population was 23,857. Its seat is Stinnett6. Hutchinson County is named for Andrew Hutchinson, an early attorney in Texas.
As of the census² of 2000, there were 23,857 people, 9,283 households, and 6,869 families residing in the county. The population density was 10/km² (27/sq mi). There were 10,871 housing units at an average density of 5/km² (12/sq mi). The racial makeup of the county was 87.00% White, 2.41% Black or African American, 1.35% Native American, 0.35% Asian, 0.02% Pacific Islander, 6.66% from other races, and 2.21% from two or more races. 14.70% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.
There were 9,283 households out of which 34.80% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 61.40% were married couples living together, 9.10% had a female householder with no husband present, and 26.00% were non-families. 23.90% of all households were made up of individuals and 11.90% 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 3.00.
In the county, the population was spread out with 27.40% under the age of 18, 8.70% from 18 to 24, 25.50% from 25 to 44, 22.70% from 45 to 64, and 15.60% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females there were 97.00 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 93.60 males.
The median income for a household in the county was $36,588, and the median income for a family was $42,500. Males had a median income of $40,029 versus $19,952 for females. The per capita income for the county was $17,317. About 8.80% of families and 11.10% of the population were below the poverty line, including 14.70% of those under age 18 and 7.30% of those age 65 or over.
Cities and townsEdit
- History of Hutchinson County, Texas: 104 years, 1876-1980, hosted by the Portal to Texas History
- 20th Century Burials in Hutchinson County, Texas from 1901-1999, hosted by the Portal to Texas History
- Hutchinson County from the Handbook of Texas Online
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