Crane County

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Crane County, Texas

201 W 6th St
Crane, TX 79731
Phone: (432) 558-3581
Fax: (432) 558-1185
www.co.crane.tx.us

In west-central TX, south of Odessa; organized 1927 from Ector County (other sources say organized Feb 26, 1887 from Tom Green County; first federal census: 1890). Name Origin: For William Carey Crane (1816-85), Baptist minister and president of Baylor University (1863-85)

Area (sq mi):: 785.59 (land 785.56; water 0.03) Population per square mile: 4.90
Population 2005: 3,837 State rank: 214 Population change: 2000-20005 -4.00%; 1990-2000 -14.10% Population 2000: 3,996 (White 52.10%; Black or African American 2.90%; Hispanic or Latino 43.90%; Asian 0.40%; Other 23.10%). Foreign born: 14.40%. Median age: 34.20
Income 2000: per capita $15,374; median household $32,194; Population below poverty level: 13.40% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $19,199-$20,241
Unemployment (2004): 6.50% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.50% Median travel time to work: 18.00 minutes Working outside county of residence: 23.40%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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