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Encyclopedia > Delta County, Texas

Delta County is a county located in the state of Texas. As of 2000, the population is 5,327. Its county seat is Cooper6. Delta is named for its triangular shape, much like the Greek letter Delta. 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. ... Cooper is a city located in Delta 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. ... Delta (upper case Δ, lower case δ) is the fourth letter of the Greek alphabet. ...

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Image File history File links Public domain map courtesy of The General Libraries, The University of Texas at Austin, modified to show counties. ...


Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 720 km² (278 mi²). 718 km² (277 mi²) of it is land and 2 km² (1 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 0.30% 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

Lamar County is a county located in the state of Texas. ... Hopkins County is a county located in the state of Texas. ... Hunt County is a county located in the state of Texas. ... Fannin County is a county located in the state of Texas. ...

Demographics

As of the census2 of 2003, there are 5,506 people, 2,094 households, and 1,461 families residing in the county. The population density is 7/km² (19/mi²). There are 2,410 housing units at an average density of 3/km² (9/mi²). The racial makeup of the county is 87.93% White, 8.28% Black or African American, 0.77% Native American, 0.11% Asian, 0.04% Pacific Islander, 1.18% from other races, and 1.69% from two or more races. 3.10% 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. ... 2003 (MMIII) is a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 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 2,094 households out of which 30.20% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 56.40% are married couples living together, 10.00% have a female householder with no husband present, and 30.20% are non-families. 27.50% of all households are made up of individuals and 14.70% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.49 and the average family size is 3.02. 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 25.60% under the age of 18, 7.50% from 18 to 24, 25.50% from 25 to 44, 23.80% from 45 to 64, and 17.70% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 39 years. For every 100 females there are 94.50 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 88.90 males.


The median income for a household in the county is $29,094, and the median income for a family is $37,925. Males have a median income of $31,597 versus $20,296 for females. The per capita income for the county is $15,080. 17.60% of the population and 14.60% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 20.50% of those under the age of 18 and 20.60% 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

Cooper is a city located in Delta County, Texas. ... Pecan Gap is a city located in Texas. ...

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Handbook of Texas Online: (3899 words)
Delta County is located in northeastern Texas seventy miles from the eastern and thirty miles from the northern state boundaries.
Cooper, the largest town and the county seat, is in the center of the county (at 33°23' N, 95°42' W) at the intersection of State highways 24 and 154 with Farm roads 64, 128, 1528, and 1880.
By the early twenty-first century, however, Delta County was firmly in the Republican camp, as George W. Bush carried the county by large margins in the elections of 2000 and 2004.
Delta County, Texas - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (423 words)
Delta County is a county located in the U.S. state of Texas.
Delta County is one of 46 prohibition or entirely dry counties in the state of Texas (as of February 2005).
In the county, the population was spread out with 25.60% under the age of 18, 7.50% from 18 to 24, 25.50% from 25 to 44, 23.80% from 45 to 64, and 17.70% who were 65 years of age or older.
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