|Palo Pinto County, Texas|
Location in the state of Texas
Texas's location in the U.S.
986 sq mi (2,554 km²)
953 sq mi (2,468 km²)
33 sq mi (85 km²), 3.30%
16/sq mi (6/km²)
- Jack County (north)
- Parker County (east)
- Hood County (southeast)
- Erath County (south)
- Eastland County (southwest)
- Stephens County (west)
- Young County (northwest)
As of the census² of 2000, there were 27,026 people, 10,594 households, and 7,447 families residing in the county. The population density was 11/km² (28/sq mi). There were 14,102 housing units at an average density of 6/km² (15/sq mi). The racial makeup of the county was 88.19% White, 2.32% Black or African American, 0.67% Native American, 0.53% Asian, 0.03% Pacific Islander, 6.56% from other races, and 1.71% from two or more races. 13.57% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.
There were 10,594 households out of which 30.40% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 55.60% were married couples living together, 10.40% had a female householder with no husband present, and 29.70% were non-families. 26.20% of all households were made up of individuals and 12.90% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.52 and the average family size was 3.02.
In the county, the population was spread out with 26.00% under the age of 18, 8.20% from 18 to 24, 25.90% from 25 to 44, 23.60% from 45 to 64, and 16.40% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females there were 96.70 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 92.30 males.
The median income for a household in the county was $31,203, and the median income for a family was $36,977. Males had a median income of $28,526 versus $18,834 for females. The per capita income for the county was $15,454. About 12.30% of families and 15.90% of the population were below the poverty line, including 20.50% of those under age 18 and 11.80% of those age 65 or over.
Cities and townsEdit
- Mineral Wells
- Palo Pinto (County Seat)(unincorporated)
- Santo (unincorporated)
- Palo Pinto County government's website
- Historic Palo Pinto County materials hosted by the Portal to Texas History
- Palo Pinto County from the Handbook of Texas Online
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