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Encyclopedia > Carson County, Texas

Carson County is a county located in the state of Texas. As of 2000, the population is 6,516. Its county seat is Panhandle6. Carson is named for Samuel Price Carson, the first secretary of state of the Republic of Texas.

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Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 2,393 km˛ (924 mi˛). 2,391 km˛ (923 mi˛) of it is land and 2 km˛ (1 mi˛) of it is water. The total area is 0.10% water.


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Demographics

As of the census2 of 2000, there are 6,516 people, 2,470 households, and 1,884 families residing in the county. The population density is 3/km˛ (7/mi˛). There are 2,815 housing units at an average density of 1/km˛ (3/mi˛). The racial makeup of the county is 93.82% White, 0.58% Black or African American, 1.00% Native American, 0.14% Asian, 0.02% Pacific Islander, 3.04% from other races, and 1.41% from two or more races. 7.03% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.


There are 2,470 households out of which 35.80% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 65.30% are married couples living together, 8.10% have a female householder with no husband present, and 23.70% are non-families. 22.30% of all households are made up of individuals and 11.30% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.60 and the average family size is 3.04.


In the county, the population is spread out with 27.90% under the age of 18, 6.20% from 18 to 24, 26.30% from 25 to 44, 23.90% from 45 to 64, and 15.70% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 39 years. For every 100 females there are 95.80 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 92.20 males.


The median income for a household in the county is $40,285, and the median income for a family is $47,147. Males have a median income of $34,271 versus $23,325 for females. The per capita income for the county is $19,368. 7.30% of the population and 5.40% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 8.90% of those under the age of 18 and 9.40% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line.


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Texas
Regions: Arklatex | Central Texas | Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex | East Texas | Edwards Plateau | Houston Metropolitan Area | North Texas | Northeast Texas | Piney Woods | Rio Grande Valley | Texas Hill Country | Texas Panhandle | Llano Estacado | Southeast Texas | South Texas | West Texas
Largest Metropolitan areas: Abilene | Amarillo | Austin- San Marcos | Beaumont- Port Arthur | Brownsville- Harlingen- San Benito | Bryan- College Station | Corpus Christi | Dallas-Fort Worth | El Paso | Houston-Galveston_Brazoria | Killeen- Temple | Laredo | Longview_ Marshall | Lubbock | McAllen_ Edinburg- Mission | Odessa_Midland | San Angelo | San Antonio | Sherman- Denison | Texarkana | Tyler | Victoria | Waco | Wichita Falls
See also: List of Texas counties

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Carson County, Texas - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (391 words)
Carson County is a county located in the state of Texas.
Carson is named for Samuel Price Carson, the first secretary of state of the Republic of Texas.
In the county, the population is spread out with 27.90% under the age of 18, 6.20% from 18 to 24, 26.30% from 25 to 44, 23.90% from 45 to 64, and 15.70% who are 65 years of age or older.
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