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Encyclopedia > Nueces County, Texas

Nueces County is a county located in the state of Texas. As of 2000, the population is 313,645. Its county seat is Corpus Christi6. Nueces County is named for the Nueces River, which flows through the county. Originally, in continental Europe, a county was the land under the jurisdiction of a count. ... A U.S. state is any one of the fifty states (four of which officially favor the term commonwealth) which, with the District of Columbia, forms the United States of America. ... Official language(s) None. ... This article is about the year 2000. ... A county seat is an administrative center for a county. ... Corpus Christi skyline from harbor. ... 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. ... The Nueces River is a river in the U.S. state of Texas, approximately 315 mi (507 km) long. ...

Map of Texas highlighting Nueces County
Map of Texas highlighting Nueces County

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Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 3,021 km² (1,166 mi²). 2,165 km² (836 mi²) of it is land and 856 km² (331 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 28.34% 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

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Demographics

As of the census2 of 2000, there are 313,645 people, 110,365 households, and 79,683 families residing in the county. The population density is 145/km² (375/mi²). There are 123,041 housing units at an average density of 57/km² (147/mi²). The racial makeup of the county is 72.03% White, 4.24% Black or African American, 0.64% Native American, 1.16% Asian, 0.07% Pacific Islander, 18.74% from other races, and 3.13% from two or more races. 55.78% 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 110,365 households out of which 36.30% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 51.80% are married couples living together, 15.30% have a female householder with no husband present, and 27.80% are non-families. 22.60% of all households are made up of individuals and 7.90% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.79 and the average family size is 3.30. To meet Wikipedias quality standards and appeal to a wider international audience, this article may require cleanup. ...


In the county, the population is spread out with 28.40% under the age of 18, 10.50% from 18 to 24, 28.90% from 25 to 44, 21.10% from 45 to 64, and 11.20% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 33 years. For every 100 females there are 95.80 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 92.50 males.


The median income for a household in the county is $35,959, and the median income for a family is $41,066. Males have a median income of $31,571 versus $22,324 for females. The per capita income for the county is $17,036. 18.20% of the population and 14.70% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 24.00% of those under the age of 18 and 15.80% 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

  • Sandy Hollow-Escondidas
  • Spring Garden-Terra Verde
  • Tierra Grande

Agua Dulce is a city located in Nueces County, Texas. ... Bishop is a city located in Nueces County, Texas. ... Driscoll is a city located in Nueces County, Texas. ... Ingleside is a city located in Texas. ... La Paloma-Lost Creek is a census-designated place located in Nueces County, Texas. ... North San Pedro is a census-designated place located in Nueces County, Texas. ... Petronila is a city located in Nueces County, Texas. ... Port Aransas is a city located in Nueces County, Texas, on Mustang Island, across Aransas Bay from the City of Aransas Pass. ... Portland is a city located in Texas. ... Rancho Banquete is a census-designated place located in Nueces County, Texas. ... Robstown is a city located in Nueces County, Texas. ... San Patricio is a city located in Texas. ... Sandy Hollow-Escondidas is a census-designated place located in Nueces County, Texas. ... Spring Garden-Terra Verde is a census-designated place located in Nueces County, Texas. ... Tierra Grande is a census-designated place located in Nueces County, Texas. ...

External links

  • Nueces County government’s website
  • Nueces County in Handbook of Texas Online at the University of Texas
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  Results from FactBites:
 
Handbook of Texas Online: (3820 words)
It is bounded on the north by the Nueces River and on the east by the Laguna Madre, Corpus Christi Bay, and Redfish Bay.
In 1982, 85 percent of the county was in farms and ranches, with 77 percent of the land under cultivation and 1 percent irrigated.
Glenn A. Mitchell, The Geography of Nueces County, Texas (M.A. thesis, University of Texas, 1959).
Nueces County, Texas - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (389 words)
Nueces County is a county located in the U.S. state of Texas.
Nueces County is named for the Nueces River, which flows through the county.
The median income for a household in the county was $35,959, and the median income for a family was $41,066.
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