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Wilbarger County, Texas

Wilbarger County, Texas
The Wilbarger County Courthouse was built in 1932 in Vernon
Map of Texas highlighting Wilbarger County
Location in the state of Texas
Map of the United States highlighting Texas
Texas's location in the U.S.
Founded 1881
Seat Vernon
Largest city Vernon
Area
 • Total 978 sq mi (2,533 km2)
 • Land 971 sq mi (2,515 km2)
 • Water 7.0 sq mi (18 km2), 0.7%
Population
 • (2010) 13,535
 • Density 14/sq mi (5/km²)
Congressional district 13th
Time zone Central: UTC-6/-5
Website .us.tx.wilbarger.cowww
"Wilbarger County Remembers", says the veteran's memorial at the courthouse.
Confederate soldier monument at Wilbarger County Courthouse

Wilbarger County is a

  • - Wilbarger County NewsVernon Daily Record
  • Wilbarger County, Texas Official Website
  • Wilbarger County from the Handbook of Texas Online
  • Josiah Wilbarger's entry in the Biographical Encyclopedia of Texas hosted by the Portal to Texas History.
  • Wilbarger County Profile from the Texas Association of Counties

External links

  1. ^ a b "State & County QuickFacts". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved December 29, 2013. 
  2. ^ "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Retrieved 2011-06-07. 
  3. ^ "Texas: Individual County Chronologies". Texas Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.  
  4. ^ "2010 Census Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. August 22, 2012. Retrieved May 12, 2015. 
  5. ^ "Annual Estimates of the Resident Population for Incorporated Places: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2014". Retrieved June 4, 2015. 
  6. ^ "U.S. Decennial Census". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved May 12, 2015. 
  7. ^ "Texas Almanac: Population History of Counties from 1850–2010" (PDF). Texas Almanac. Retrieved May 12, 2015. 
  8. ^ "American FactFinder".  

References

See also

Notable people

Unincorporated communities

City

Communities

In the county, the population was spread out with 27.90% under the age of 18, 9.50% from 18 to 24, 24.80% from 25 to 44, 21.60% from 45 to 64, and 16.20% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 36 years. For every 100 females there were 98.00 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 91.70 males. The median income for a household in the county was $29,500, and the median income for a family was $38,685. Males had a median income of $26,001 versus $19,620 for females. The per capita income for the county was $16,520. About 9.00% of families and 13.10% of the population were below the poverty line, including 16.00% of those under age 18 and 13.30% of those age 65 or over.

29.00% of all households were made up of individuals and 14.90% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.48 and the average family size was 3.07.

There were 5,537 households out of which 32.20% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 53.10% were married couples living together, 10.80% had a female householder with no husband present, and 32.30% were non-families. In 2000, there were 136 unmarried partner households: 129 heterosexual, 3 same-sex male, and 2 same-sex female.

As of the census[8] of 2000, there were 14,676 people, 5,537 households, and 3,748 families residing in the county. The population density was 15 people per square mile (6/km²). There were 6,371 housing units at an average density of 7 per square mile (3/km²). The racial makeup of the county was 78.17% White, 8.86% Black or African American, 0.66% Native American, 0.63% Asian, 0.03% Pacific Islander, 9.73% from other races, and 1.91% from two or more races. 20.54% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

Demographics

Adjacent counties

Major highways

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 978 square miles (2,530 km2), of which 971 square miles (2,510 km2) is land and 7.0 square miles (18 km2) (0.7%) is water.[4]

Geography

Contents

  • Geography 1
    • Major highways 1.1
    • Adjacent counties 1.2
  • Demographics 2
  • Communities 3
    • City 3.1
    • Unincorporated communities 3.2
  • Notable people 4
  • See also 5
  • References 6
  • External links 7

, two early settlers. Mathias Wilbarger and Josiah Pugh Wilbarger Wilbarger is named for [3]

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