Crane County is a county located in the state of Texas. As of 2000, the population is 3,996. Its county seat is Crane6. Crane is named for William Carey Crane, a president of the Baylor University in Waco, Texas.
According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 2,035 km˛ (786 mi˛), all of which is land.
As of the census2 of 2000, there are 3,996 people, 1,360 households, and 1,082 families residing in the county. The population density is 2/km˛ (5/mi˛). There are 1,596 housing units at an average density of 1/km˛ (2/mi˛). The racial makeup of the county is 73.70% White, 2.90% Black or African American, 0.98% Native American, 0.35% Asian, 0.00% Pacific Islander, 19.49% from other races, and 2.58% from two or more races. 43.87% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.
There are 1,360 households out of which 43.40% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 67.80% are married couples living together, 7.90% have a female householder with no husband present, and 20.40% are non-families. 18.80% of all households are made up of individuals and 9.50% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.91 and the average family size is 3.35.
In the county, the population is spread out with 31.90% under the age of 18, 7.70% from 18 to 24, 26.90% from 25 to 44, 22.60% from 45 to 64, and 10.90% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 34 years. For every 100 females there are 94.80 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 90.50 males.
The median income for a household in the county is $32,194, and the median income for a family is $36,820. Males have a median income of $33,438 versus $16,806 for females. The per capita income for the county is $15,374. 13.40% of the population and 12.40% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 15.30% of those under the age of 18 and 10.50% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line.
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