Bailey County

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Bailey County, Texas

300 S 1st St
Muleshoe, TX 79347
Phone: (806) 272-3044
Fax: (806) 272-3538
www.co.bailey.tx.us

On the central western border of TX panhandle, northwest of Lubbock; organized Aug 21, 1876 from Bexar County. Name Origin: For Pvt. Peter James Bailey (1812-36), killed at the Battle of the Alamo

Area (sq mi):: 827.38 (land 826.69; water 0.68) Population per square mile: 8.10
Population 2005: 6,726 State rank: 189 Population change: 2000-20005 2.00%; 1990-2000 -6.70% Population 2000: 6,594 (White 50.30%; Black or African American 1.30%; Hispanic or Latino 47.30%; Asian 0.10%; Other 32.00%). Foreign born: 13.10%. Median age: 34.90
Income 2000: per capita $12,979; median household $27,901; Population below poverty level: 16.70% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $21,343-$22,498
Unemployment (2004): 5.60% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.50% Median travel time to work: 19.10 minutes Working outside county of residence: 21.60%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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