Coke County

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Coke County, Texas

PO Box 150
Robert Lee, TX 76945
Phone: (325) 453-2631
Fax: (325) 453-2650
www.co.coke.tx.us

In central TX, southwest of Abilene; organized Mar 13, 1889 from Tom Green County. Name Origin: For Capt. Richard Coke (1829-97), Confederate Army officer, TX governor (1874-76), and U.S. senator (1876-94)

Area (sq mi):: 927.97 (land 898.81; water 29.17) Population per square mile: 4.00
Population 2005: 3,612 State rank: 218 Population change: 2000-20005 -6.50%; 1990-2000 12.90% Population 2000: 3,864 (White 79.70%; Black or African American 1.90%; Hispanic or Latino 16.90%; Asian 0.10%; Other 9.10%). Foreign born: 2.80%. Median age: 43.30
Income 2000: per capita $16,734; median household $29,085; Population below poverty level: 13.00% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $18,319-$19,023
Unemployment (2004): 5.50% Unemployment change (from 2000): 3.60% Median travel time to work: 23.80 minutes Working outside county of residence: 37.10%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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The pipeline originates in Hemphill County and terminates south in Coke County, TX.
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