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Real County, Texas
Map of Texas highlighting Real County
Location in the state of Texas
Map of USA TX
Texas's location in the U.S.
Founded 1913
Seat Leakey
 - Total
 - Land
 - Water

700 sq mi (1,813 km²)
700 sq mi (1,813 km²)
0 sq mi (0 km²), 0.02%
 - (2000)
 - Density

3/sq mi (1/km²)

Real County is a county located in the U.S. state of Texas. In 2000, its population was 3,047. The seat of the county is Leakey6.


According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,813 km² (700 sq mi). 1,813 km² (700 sq mi) of it is land and 0 km² (0 sq mi) of it (0.02%) is water.

Major HighwaysEdit

Adjacent countiesEdit


As of the census2 of 2000, there were 3,047 people, 1,245 households, and 869 families residing in the county. The population density was 2/km² (4/sq mi). There were 2,007 housing units at an average density of 1/km² (3/sq mi). The racial makeup of the county was 91.40% White, 0.20% Black or African American, 0.62% Native American, 0.20% Asian, 0.03% Pacific Islander, 6.01% from other races, and 1.54% from two or more races. 22.58% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 1,245 households out of which 26.50% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 58.40% were married couples living together, 7.60% had a female householder with no husband present, and 30.20% were non-families. 28.20% of all households were made up of individuals and 14.80% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.38 and the average family size was 2.88.

In the county, the population was spread out with 23.40% under the age of 18, 5.40% from 18 to 24, 21.50% from 25 to 44, 28.80% from 45 to 64, and 20.80% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 45 years. For every 100 females there were 97.90 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 95.70 males.

The median income for a household in the county was $25,118, and the median income for a family was $29,839. Males had a median income of $21,076 versus $18,352 for females. The per capita income for the county was $14,321. About 17.40% of families and 21.20% of the population were below the poverty line, including 30.60% of those under age 18 and 15.00% of those age 65 or over.

Cities and townsEdit

Real courthouse

The Real County Courthouse in Leakey, built in 1918 from local limestone.

External links Edit

Coordinates: 29°50′N 99°49′W / 29.84, -99.81

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