|Wilson County, Texas|
Location in the state of Texas
Texas's location in the U.S.
809 sq mi (2,095 km²)
807 sq mi (2,090 km²)
2 sq mi (5 km²), 0.20%
41/sq mi (16/km²)
Adjacent counties Edit
- Guadalupe County (north)
- Gonzales County (northeast)
- Karnes County (southeast)
- Atascosa County (southwest)
- Bexar County (northwest)
As of the census² of 2000, there were 32,408 people, 11,038 households, and 8,830 families residing in the county. The population density was 16/km² (40/sq mi). There were 12,110 housing units at an average density of 6/km² (15/sq mi). The racial makeup of the county was 81.19% White, 1.21% Black or African American, 0.58% Native American, 0.30% Asian, 0.04% Pacific Islander, 14.25% from other races, and 2.43% from two or more races. 36.52% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.
There were 11,038 households out of which 40.00% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 66.50% were married couples living together, 9.20% had a female householder with no husband present, and 20.00% were non-families. 17.10% of all households were made up of individuals and 7.80% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.89 and the average family size was 3.26.
In the county, the population was spread out with 29.20% under the age of 18, 7.60% from 18 to 24, 28.60% from 25 to 44, 23.20% from 45 to 64, and 11.50% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 36 years. For every 100 females there were 99.70 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 97.00 males.
The median income for a household in the county was $40,006, and the median income for a family was $45,681. Males had a median income of $31,716 versus $23,582 for females. The per capita income for the county was $17,253. About 9.20% of families and 11.30% of the population were below the poverty line, including 12.40% of those under age 18 and 15.80% of those age 65 or over.
Cities and towns Edit
- Wilson County from the Handbook of Texas Online
- Historic Wilson County materials, hosted by the Portal to Texas History.
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