Atascosa County

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Atascosa County, Texas

1 Courthouse Circle Dr Suite 102
Jourdanton, TX 78026
Phone: (830) 767-2511
Fax: (830) 769-1021
www.co.atascosa.tx.us

In south-central TX, south of San Antonio; organized Jan 25, 1856 from Bexar County. Name Origin: For the Atascosa River, which runs through it; from Spanish 'wet' or 'swampy.'

Area (sq mi):: 1235.61 (land 1232.12; water 3.49) Population per square mile: 35.10
Population 2005: 43,226 State rank: 68 Population change: 2000-20005 11.90%; 1990-2000 26.50% Population 2000: 38,628 (White 39.60%; Black or African American 0.60%; Hispanic or Latino 58.60%; Asian 0.30%; Other 25.90%). Foreign born: 5.10%. Median age: 32.30
Income 2000: per capita $14,276; median household $33,081; Population below poverty level: 20.20% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $19,087-$19,770
Unemployment (2004): 5.70% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.50% Median travel time to work: 33.00 minutes Working outside county of residence: 51.90%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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