Cameron County

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Cameron County, Texas

964 E Harrison St
Brownsville, TX 78520
Phone: (956) 544-0815
Fax: (956) 544-0813
www.co.cameron.tx.us

On the southeastern coast of TX, east of McAllen; organized Feb 12, 1848 from Nueces County. Name Origin: For Capt. Ewin Cameron (1811-43), a Republic of TX soldier, executed by the Mexicans

Area (sq mi):: 1276.33 (land 905.76; water 370.58) Population per square mile: 417.70
Population 2005: 378,311 State rank: 11 Population change: 2000-20005 12.90%; 1990-2000 28.90% Population 2000: 335,227 (White 14.50%; Black or African American 0.50%; Hispanic or Latino 84.30%; Asian 0.50%; Other 18.70%). Foreign born: 25.60%. Median age: 29.00
Income 2000: per capita $10,960; median household $26,155; Population below poverty level: 33.10% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $14,913-$16,308
Unemployment (2004): 8.80% Unemployment change (from 2000): -0.40% Median travel time to work: 20.70 minutes Working outside county of residence: 8.80%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Brownsville County seat (161,225)
  • Harlingen (61,589)
  • San Benito (24,387)

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    Cameron County, Pennsylvania

    20 E 5th St
    Emporium, PA 15834
    Phone: (814) 486-2315
    Fax: (814) 486-3176
    www.cameroncountypa.com

    In north-west central PA, west of Williamsport; organized Mar 29, 1860 from Clinton, Elk, McKean, and Potter counties. Name Origin: For Simon Cameron (1799-1889), U.S. senator from PA (1845-49; 1857-61; 1867-77), U.S. secretary of war (1861-62), and U.S. Minister to Russia (1862)

    Area (sq mi):: 398.60 (land 397.16; water 1.44) Population per square mile: 14.20
    Population 2005: 5,639 State rank: 67 Population change: 2000-20005 -5.60%; 1990-2000 1.00% Population 2000: 5,974 (White 98.50%; Black or African American 0.40%; Hispanic or Latino 0.60%; Asian 0.10%; Other 0.80%). Foreign born: 0.60%. Median age: 41.30
    Income 2000: per capita $15,968; median household $32,212; Population below poverty level: 9.40% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $23,205-$24,229
    Unemployment (2004): 7.30% Unemployment change (from 2000): -2.80% Median travel time to work: 15.40 minutes Working outside county of residence: 15.40%
    Cities with population over 10,000: None
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    References in periodicals archive ?
    4 million Cameron County, TX International Toll Bridge System revenue bonds, series 1998, and assigns an 'A' rating to $4 million International Toll Bridge System revenue refunding bonds, series 2007, which were issued to refund the previous series 1997 revenue bonds.
    AUSTIN, Texas -- Fitch Ratings has assigned an 'A+' rating to the following debt issues for Cameron County, TX (the county):
    9 million Cameron County, TX International Toll Bridge System revenue bonds, series 1997 and 1998, which are secured by net revenues of the Cameron County International Bridge System (the system).
    Having purchased the Brownsville Medical Center in July of 2004, Valley Baptist is the largest medical system and employer in Cameron County, TX with approximately 850 beds, over 500 physicians and approximately 2,866 total employees treating 60% of the discharged patients in the County.