Archer County

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Archer County, Texas

PO Box 815
Archer City, TX 76351
Phone: (940) 574-4615
Fax: (940) 574-2432
www.co.archer.tx.us

On the central northern border of TX, northwest of Ft. Worth; organized Jan 22, 1858 from Fannin County. Name Origin: For Dr. Branch Tanner Archer (1790-1856), TX legislator (1836) and secretary of war (1836-42)

Area (sq mi):: 925.78 (land 909.70; water 16.09) Population per square mile: 10.00
Population 2005: 9,095 State rank: 172 Population change: 2000-20005 2.70%; 1990-2000 11.00% Population 2000: 8,854 (White 93.30%; Black or African American 0.10%; Hispanic or Latino 4.90%; Asian 0.10%; Other 4.20%). Foreign born: 2.30%. Median age: 38.10
Income 2000: per capita $19,300; median household $38,514; Population below poverty level: 9.00% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $25,317-$27,167
Unemployment (2004): 3.70% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.30% Median travel time to work: 23.60 minutes Working outside county of residence: 63.80%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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