Coryell County

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Coryell County, Texas

620 E Main St PO Box 237
Gatesville, TX 76528
Phone: (254) 865-5911
Fax: (254) 865-8631
www.co.coryell.tx.us

In east-central TX, west of Waco; organized Feb 4, 1854 from Bell and McLennan counties. Name Origin: For James Coryell (1801-37), a Texas ranger killed by Indians

Area (sq mi):: 1056.73 (land 1051.76; water 4.97) Population per square mile: 72.10
Population 2005: 75,802 State rank: 46 Population change: 2000-20005 1.10%; 1990-2000 16.80% Population 2000: 74,978 (White 60.50%; Black or African American 21.80%; Hispanic or Latino 12.60%; Asian 1.80%; Other 11.20%). Foreign born: 5.30%. Median age: 27.80
Income 2000: per capita $14,410; median household $35,999; Population below poverty level: 9.50% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $18,268-$20,389
Unemployment (2004): 6.80% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.90% Median travel time to work: 21.00 minutes Working outside county of residence: 69.70%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Copperas Cove (29,997)
  • Gatesville County seat (15,732)

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