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Navarro County, Texas
Map of Texas highlighting Navarro County
Location in the state of Texas
Map of USA TX
Texas's location in the U.S.
Founded April 25, 1846
Seat Corsicana
Area
 - Total
 - Land
 - Water

1,086 sq mi (2,813 km²)
1,008 sq mi (2,611 km²)
79 sq mi (205 km²), 7.23%
Population
 - (2000)
 - Density

45,124
18/sq mi (7/km²)
Website www.co.navarro.tx.us
USACE Navarro Mills Lake and Dam

Navarro Mills Lake and Dam in Navarro County, Texas

Navarro County is a county located in the U.S. state of Texas. As of 2000 census, the population was 45,124. Its county seat is Corsicana6. Navarro County is named for José Antonio Navarro, a Tejano leader in the Texas Revolution who signed the Texas Declaration of Independence.

GeographyEdit

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 2,813 km² (1,086 sq mi). 2,610 km² (1,008 sq mi) of it is land and 203 km² (79 sq mi) of it (7.23%) is water.

Major HighwaysEdit

Adjacent counties Edit

DemographicsEdit

As of the census² of 2000, there were 45,124 people, 16,491 households, and 11,906 families residing in the county. The population density was 17/km² (45/sq mi). There were 18,449 housing units at an average density of 7/km² (18/sq mi). The racial makeup of the county was 70.84% White, 16.79% Black or African American, 0.46% Native American, 0.47% Asian, 0.33% Pacific Islander, 9.45% from other races, and 1.65% from two or more races. 15.76% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 16,491 households out of which 34.00% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 55.70% were married couples living together, 12.20% had a female householder with no husband present, and 27.80% were non-families. 24.10% of all households were made up of individuals and 12.00% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.65 and the average family size was 3.14.

In the county, the population was spread out with 27.20% under the age of 18, 9.90% from 18 to 24, 26.90% from 25 to 44, 21.50% from 45 to 64, and 14.40% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 35 years. For every 100 females there were 97.00 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 92.70 males.

The median income for a household in the county was $31,268, and the median income for a family was $38,130. Males had a median income of $30,112 versus $20,972 for females. The per capita income for the county was $15,266. About 13.90% of families and 18.20% of the population were below the poverty line, including 23.10% of those under age 18 and 14.90% of those age 65 or over.

Cities and towns Edit

External links Edit

Coordinates: 32°03′N 96°28′W / 32.05, -96.47

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