|Wood County, Texas|
The Wood County Courthouse in Quitman
Location in the state of Texas
Texas's location in the U.S.
696 sq mi (1,803 km²)
645 sq mi (1,671 km²)
50 sq mi (129 km²), 7.3%
57/sq mi (22/km²)
|Congressional districts||1st, 5th|
|Time zone||Central: UTC-6/-5|
- Hopkins County (north)
- Franklin County (northeast)
- Camp County (northeast)
- Upshur County (east)
- Smith County (south)
- Van Zandt County (southwest)
- Rains County (west)
National protected areaEdit
As of the census of 2000, there were 36,752 people, 14,583 households, and 10,645 families residing in the county. The population density was 56 people per square mile (22/km²). There were 17,939 housing units at an average density of 28 per square mile (11/km²). The racial makeup of the county was 89.11% White, 6.12% Black or African American, 0.55% Native American, 0.20% Asian, 0.02% Pacific Islander, 2.91% from other races, and 1.09% from two or more races. 5.72% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.
There were 14,583 households out of which 26.70% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 61.50% were married couples living together, 8.20% had a female householder with no husband present, and 27.00% were non-families. 24.10% of all households were made up of individuals and 13.20% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.42 and the average family size was 2.85.
In the county, the population was spread out with 21.80% under the age of 18, 7.90% from 18 to 24, 22.90% from 25 to 44, 26.40% from 45 to 64, and 20.90% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 43 years. For every 100 females there were 97.10 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 95.10 males.
The median income for a household in the county was $32,885, and the median income for a family was $38,219. Males had a median income of $30,558 versus $20,209 for females. The per capita income for the county was $17,702. About 10.80% of families and 14.30% of the population were below the poverty line, including 20.50% of those under age 18 and 10.30% of those age 65 or over.
- Alba (partly in Rains County)
- Crow (unincorporated)
- Holly Lake Ranch
- Winnsboro (partly in Franklin County)
- Willie Brown, California Speaker of the House and San Francisco mayor
- Bryan Hughes, Texas state representative
- William Jesse McDonald, Texas Ranger
- Ray Price, member of the Country Music Hall of Fame
- Harold Simmons, American businessman and billionaire
- Sissy Spacek, Academy Award Winning Actress
See also Edit
- ^ a b "State & County QuickFacts". United States Census Bureau. http://quickfacts.census.gov/qfd/states/48/48499.html. Retrieved December 29, 2013.
- ^ "Find a County". National Association of Counties. http://www.naco.org/Counties/Pages/FindACounty.aspx. Retrieved 2011-06-07.
- ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. http://www.census.gov/geo/www/gazetteer/gazette.html. Retrieved 2011-04-23.
- ^ "U.S. Decennial Census". Census.gov. http://www.census.gov/prod/www/decennial.html. Retrieved December 29, 2013.
- ^ "Texas Almanac: County Population History 1850-2010". Texas State Historical Association. http://www.texasalmanac.com/sites/default/files/images/topics/ctypophistweb2010.pdf. Retrieved December 29, 2013.
- ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. http://factfinder2.census.gov. Retrieved 2011-05-14.
- ^ "McDonald, William Jesse". tshaonline.org. http://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/online/articles/fmc43. Retrieved March 9, 2010.
|Hopkins County||Franklin County and Camp County|
|Rains County||Upshur County|
Wood County, Texas
|Van Zandt County||Smith County|
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