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Titus County, Texas
Map of Texas highlighting Titus County
Location in the state of Texas
Map of USA TX
Texas's location in the U.S.
Founded 1846
Seat Mount Pleasant
 - Total
 - Land
 - Water

426 sq mi (1,103 km²)
411 sq mi (1,064 km²)
15 sq mi (39 km²), 3.56%
 - (2000)
 - Density

67/sq mi (26/km²)

Titus County is a county located in the U.S. state of Texas. In 2000, its population was 28,118. Its county seat is Mount Pleasant6. The county is named for Andrew Jackson Titus, an early settler.


According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,103 km² (426 sq mi). 1,063 km² (411 sq mi) of it is land and 40 km² (15 sq mi) of it (3.56%) is water.

Major HighwaysEdit

Adjacent counties Edit


As of the census² of 2000, there were 28,118 people, 9,552 households, and 7,154 families residing in the county. The population density was 26/km² (68/sq mi). There were 10,675 housing units at an average density of 10/km² (26/sq mi). The racial makeup of the county was 70.15% White, 10.70% Black or African American, 0.58% Native American, 0.43% Asian, 0.02% Pacific Islander, 16.42% from other races, and 1.71% from two or more races. 28.31% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 9,552 households out of which 39.10% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 59.00% were married couples living together, 11.40% had a female householder with no husband present, and 25.10% were non-families. 22.10% of all households were made up of individuals and 11.10% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.88 and the average family size was 3.36.

In the county, the population was spread out with 30.30% under the age of 18, 9.80% from 18 to 24, 28.00% from 25 to 44, 19.50% from 45 to 64, and 12.50% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 32 years. For every 100 females there were 97.80 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 94.00 males.

The median income for a household in the county was $32,452, and the median income for a family was $37,390. Males had a median income of $26,466 versus $18,238 for females. The per capita income for the county was $15,501. About 14.90% of families and 18.50% of the population were below the poverty line, including 25.10% of those under age 18 and 14.10% of those age 65 or over.

Cities and towns Edit


The following school districts serve Titus County:

In addition, Northeast Texas Community College serves Titus County as well as neighboring Morris and Camp counties.

External linksEdit

Coordinates: 33°13′N 94°58′W / 33.22, -94.97

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