McCulloch County, Texas

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McCulloch County, Texas
Map of Texas highlighting McCulloch County
Location in the state of Texas
Map of USA TX
Texas's location in the U.S.
Founded 1856
Seat Brady
 - Total
 - Land
 - Water

1,073 sq mi (2,779 km²)
1,069 sq mi (2,769 km²)
4 sq mi (10 km²), 0.38%
 - (2000)
 - Density

8/sq mi (3/km²)

McCulloch County is a county located in the U.S. state of Texas. In 2000, its population was 8,205. Its county seat is Brady6. McCulloch is named for Benjamin McCulloch, a famous Texas Ranger and Confederate general.


According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 2,780 km² (1,073 sq mi). 2,770 km² (1,069 sq mi) of it is land and 10 km² (4 sq mi) of it (0.38%) is water.

Major HighwaysEdit

Adjacent countiesEdit


As of the census2 of 2000, there were 8,205 people, 3,277 households, and 2,267 families residing in the county. The population density was 3/km² (8/sq mi). There were 4,184 housing units at an average density of 2/km² (4/sq mi). The racial makeup of the county was 84.64% White, 1.57% Black or African American, 0.26% Native American, 0.17% Asian, 0.01% Pacific Islander, 11.71% from other races, and 1.63% from two or more races. 27.04% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 3,277 households out of which 30.70% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 55.30% were married couples living together, 10.20% had a female householder with no husband present, and 30.80% were non-families. 28.20% of all households were made up of individuals and 15.80% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.47 and the average family size was 3.01.

In the county, the population was spread out with 26.60% under the age of 18, 6.60% from 18 to 24, 22.90% from 25 to 44, 24.30% from 45 to 64, and 19.50% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 40 years. For every 100 females there were 90.10 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 86.00 males.

The median income for a household in the county was $25,705, and the median income for a family was $30,783. Males had a median income of $25,844 versus $18,337 for females. The per capita income for the county was $14,579. About 17.30% of families and 22.50% of the population were below the poverty line, including 28.40% of those under age 18 and 21.50% of those age 65 or over.

Cities and townsEdit


The following school districts serve McCulloch County:

External linksEdit

Coordinates: 31°12′N 99°21′W / 31.20, -99.35

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