Dallam County

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Dallam County, Texas

PO Box 1352
Dalhart, TX 79022
Phone: (806) 244-4751
Fax: (806) 244-3751
www.dallam.org/county/

On the northwestern border of TX panhandle, northwest of Amarillo; organized Aug 21, 1876 from Bexar County. Name Origin: For James Wilmer Dallam (1818-47), Texas legal writer

Area (sq mi):: 1505.26 (land 1504.69; water 0.56) Population per square mile: 4.10
Population 2005: 6,174 State rank: 194 Population change: 2000-20005 -0.80%; 1990-2000 13.90% Population 2000: 6,222 (White 68.40%; Black or African American 1.60%; Hispanic or Latino 28.40%; Asian 0.20%; Other 15.50%). Foreign born: 7.90%. Median age: 31.40
Income 2000: per capita $13,653; median household $27,946; Population below poverty level: 14.10% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $30,285-$28,615
Unemployment (2004): 4.00% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.80% Median travel time to work: 15.80 minutes Working outside county of residence: 23.60%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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