Crosby County

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Crosby County, Texas

201 W Aspen St Suite 102
Crosbyton, TX 79322
Phone: (806) 675-2334
www.co.crosby.tx.us

In the south-central TX panhandle, east of Lubbock; organized Aug 21, 1876 from Baylor County (other sources say organized from Garza County). Name Origin: For Stephen F. Crosby (1800-69), chief clerk in TX land office (1853-57; 1859-67)

Area (sq mi):: 901.69 (land 899.51; water 2.17) Population per square mile: 7.40
Population 2005: 6,686 State rank: 191 Population change: 2000-20005 -5.50%; 1990-2000 -3.20% Population 2000: 7,072 (White 46.70%; Black or African American 3.90%; Hispanic or Latino 48.90%; Asian 0.00%; Other 32.30%). Foreign born: 3.90%. Median age: 34.30
Income 2000: per capita $14,445; median household $25,769; Population below poverty level: 28.10% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $21,594-$25,215
Unemployment (2004): 6.30% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.60% Median travel time to work: 20.70 minutes Working outside county of residence: 35.50%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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