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|Throckmorton County, Texas|
Location in the state of Texas
Texas's location in the U.S.
915 sq mi (2,370 km²)
912 sq mi (2,362 km²)
3 sq mi (8 km²), 0.34%
3/sq mi (1/km²)
Throckmorton County is a county located in the U.S. state of Texas. In 2000, its population was 1,850. Its county seat is Throckmorton6. The county is named for William Throckmorton, an early Collin County settler. Throckmorton County is one of 46 prohibition, or entirely dry, counties in the state of Texas.
- Baylor County (north)
- Young County (east)
- Stephens County (southeast)
- Shackelford County (south)
- Haskell County (west)
As of the census2 of 2000, there were 1,850 people, 765 households, and 534 families residing in the county. The population density was 1/km² (2/sq mi). There were 1,066 housing units at an average density of 0/km² (1/sq mi). The racial makeup of the county was 92.11% White, 0.05% Black or African American, 0.43% Native American, 0.05% Asian, 5.57% from other races, and 1.78% from two or more races. 9.35% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.
There were 765 households out of which 29.20% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 58.80% were married couples living together, 8.20% had a female householder with no husband present, and 30.10% were non-families. 28.00% of all households were made up of individuals and 16.60% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.39 and the average family size was 2.92.
In the county, the population was spread out with 25.20% under the age of 18, 5.70% from 18 to 24, 22.90% from 25 to 44, 25.70% from 45 to 64, and 20.50% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 42 years. For every 100 females there were 97.20 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 93.00 males.
The median income for a household in the county was $28,277, and the median income for a family was $34,563. Males had a median income of $22,837 versus $19,485 for females. The per capita income for the county was $17,719. About 11.40% of families and 13.50% of the population were below the poverty line, including 19.60% of those under age 18 and 7.50% of those age 65 or over.
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