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Encyclopedia > Scurry County, Texas

Scurry County is a county located in the state of Texas. As of 2000, the population is 16,361. Its county seat is Snyder6.

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Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 2,350 km (908 mi). 2,337 km (902 mi) of it is land and 13 km (5 mi) of it is water. The total area is 0.55% water.


Adjacent counties

  • Kent County (north)
  • Fisher County (east)
  • Mitchell County (south)
  • Borden County (west)
  • Garza County (northwest)

Demographics

As of the census2 of 2000, there are 16,361 people, 5,756 households, and 4,161 families residing in the county. The population density is 7/km (18/mi). There are 7,112 housing units at an average density of 3/km (8/mi). The racial makeup of the county is 81.27% White, 6.06% Black or African American, 0.53% Native American, 0.23% Asian, 0.00% Pacific Islander, 10.51% from other races, and 1.41% from two or more races. 27.77% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.


There are 5,756 households out of which 33.90% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 58.40% are married couples living together, 10.40% have a female householder with no husband present, and 27.70% are non-families. 25.10% of all households are made up of individuals and 12.90% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.55 and the average family size is 3.05.


In the county, the population is spread out with 25.20% under the age of 18, 10.70% from 18 to 24, 26.20% from 25 to 44, 22.40% from 45 to 64, and 15.40% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 37 years. For every 100 females there are 107.80 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 109.50 males.


The median income for a household in the county is $31,646, and the median income for a family is $38,467. Males have a median income of $30,399 versus $18,061 for females. The per capita income for the county is $15,871. 16.00% of the population and 12.60% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 21.60% of those under the age of 18 and 11.70% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line.


Cities and towns

  • Hermleigh
  • Snyder

External links

 
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See also: List of Texas counties

  Results from FactBites:
 
Texas Cooperative Extension, The Scurry County Office (778 words)
Scurry County, like other small Texas counties, is concentrating on growing a strong educational system and developing a strong economy that will prepare its citizens and its children for the 21st century.
Scurry County was established by the Texas legislature in 1876 from lands formerly assigned to Bexar County; in 1880 there were 102 residents living in the area.
Scurry County (E­19) is at the base of the Llano Estacado qv in West Texas, bordered on the east by Fisher County, on the south by Mitchell County, on the west by Borden County, and on the north by Garza and Kent counties.
Scurry County, Texas - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (374 words)
Scurry County is a county located in the state of Texas.
In the county, the population is spread out with 25.20% under the age of 18, 10.70% from 18 to 24, 26.20% from 25 to 44, 22.40% from 45 to 64, and 15.40% who are 65 years of age or older.
The median income for a household in the county is $31,646, and the median income for a family is $38,467.
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