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Encyclopedia > Armstrong County, Texas

Armstrong County is a county located in the state of Texas. As of 2000, the population is 2,148. Its county seat is Claude6. Armstrong is named for one of several Texas pioneer families, although it is not certain which one. (See List of Texas county name etymologies.) Image File history File links Map_of_Texas_highlighting_Armstrong_County. ... This article does not cite its references or sources. ... A U.S. state is any one of the fifty states (four of which officially favor the term commonwealth) which, together with the District of Columbia and Palmyra Atoll (an uninhabited incorporated unorganized territory), form the United States of America. ... ... This article is about the year 2000. ... A county seat is an administrative centre for a county. ... Claude is a city located in Armstrong County, Texas. ... The following is a list of sources used in the creation of Wikipedia articles on various geographic topics and locations, such as cities, counties, states, and countries. ... ... This is a list of Texas county name etymologies. ...

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Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 2,367 km² (914 mi²). 2,366 km² (914 mi²) of it is land and 0 km² (0 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 0.02% water. The United States Census Bureau (officially Bureau of the Census) is a part of the United States Department of Commerce. ... Square kilometre (US spelling: Square kilometer), symbol km², is an SI unit of surface area. ... A square mile is the area equal to a square with sides each 1 mile long. ...


Adjacent counties

Carson County is a county located in the state of Texas. ... Gray County is a county located in the state of Texas. ... Donley County is a county located in the state of Texas. ... Briscoe County is a county located in the state of Texas. ... Swisher County is a county located in the state of Texas. ... Randall County is a county located in the state of Texas. ... Potter County is a county located in the state of Texas. ...

Demographics

As of the census2 of 2000, there are 2,148 people, 802 households, and 612 families residing in the county. The population density is 1/km² (2/mi²). There are 920 housing units at an average density of 0/km² (1/mi²). The racial makeup of the county is 95.44% White, 0.28% Black or African American, 0.65% Native American, 0.00% Asian, 0.00% Pacific Islander, 2.79% from other races, and 0.84% from two or more races. 5.40% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race. A census is the process of obtaining information about every member of a population (not necessarily a human population). ... The following is a list of sources used in the creation of Wikipedia articles on various geographic topics and locations, such as cities, counties, states, and countries. ... This article is about the year 2000. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ...


There are 802 households out of which 33.90% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 67.20% are married couples living together, 6.10% have a female householder with no husband present, and 23.60% are non-families. 21.40% of all households are made up of individuals and 12.00% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.58 and the average family size is 2.99. Marriage is a relationship between individuals which has formed the foundation of the family for most societies. ...


In the county, the population is spread out with 26.00% under the age of 18, 6.10% from 18 to 24, 24.80% from 25 to 44, 23.80% from 45 to 64, and 19.20% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 41 years. For every 100 females there are 93.20 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 90.30 males.


The median income for a household in the county is $38,194, and the median income for a family is $43,894. Males have a median income of $30,114 versus $21,786 for females. The per capita income for the county is $17,151. 10.60% of the population and 7.90% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 15.80% of those under the age of 18 and 11.60% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line. The per capita income for a group of people may be defined as their total personal income, divided by the total population. ... The poverty line is the level of income below which one cannot afford to purchase all the resources one requires to live. ...


Cities and towns

Claude is a city located in Armstrong County, Texas. ...

See also

A dry county is a county in the United States whose government forbids the sale of alcoholic beverages. ...

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Handbook of Texas Online: ARMSTRONG COUNTY (1479 words)
on the eastern edge of the Texas High Plains, is bounded on the east by Donley County, on the north by Carson County, on the West by Randall County, and on the south by Swisher and Briscoe counties.
Claude, the county seat, is in the north central part of the county thirty miles east of Amarillo.
County population dropped from 3,329 in 1930 to 2,495 in 1940 and 2,215 in 1950.
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