Stonewall County is a county located in the state of Texas. As of 2000, the population is 1,693. Its county seat is Aspermont6. The county is named for Thomas Jonathan "Stonewall" Jackson, the famous Confederate General.
According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 2,383 km˛ (920 mi˛). 2,379 km˛ (919 mi˛) of it is land and 4 km˛ (2 mi˛) of it is water. The total area is 0.17% water.
- King County (north)
- Haskell County (east)
- Jones County (southeast)
- Fisher County (south)
- Kent County (west)
Major Geographic Features
As of the census2 of 2000, there are 1,693 people, 713 households, and 492 families residing in the county. The population density is 1/km˛ (2/mi˛). There are 936 housing units at an average density of 0/km˛ (1/mi˛). The racial makeup of the county is 88.25% White, 2.95% Black or African American, 0.35% Native American, 0.35% Asian, 0.00% Pacific Islander, 6.44% from other races, and 1.65% from two or more races. 11.75% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.
There are 713 households out of which 26.40% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 56.50% are married couples living together, 8.80% have a female householder with no husband present, and 30.90% are non-families. 29.00% of all households are made up of individuals and 15.10% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.32 and the average family size is 2.83.
In the county, the population is spread out with 22.80% under the age of 18, 6.20% from 18 to 24, 22.60% from 25 to 44, 24.50% from 45 to 64, and 24.00% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 44 years. For every 100 females there are 90.00 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 91.10 males.
The median income for a household in the county is $27,935, and the median income for a family is $35,571. Males have a median income of $27,083 versus $15,000 for females. The per capita income for the county is $16,094. 19.30% of the population and 14.80% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 31.50% of those under the age of 18 and 14.50% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line.
Cities and towns