Dimmit County

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Dimmit County, Texas

103 N 5th St
Carrizo Springs, TX 78834
Phone: (830) 876-2323
Fax: (830) 876-5036
www.dimmitcountytx.com

On the southwestern border of TX, northwest of Laredo; organized Feb 1, 1858 from Bexar and Maverick counties. Name Origin: For Capt. Philip Dimmit (1801-41), Republic of TX officer

Area (sq mi):: 1334.48 (land 1330.91; water 3.57) Population per square mile: 7.80
Population 2005: 10,395 State rank: 164 Population change: 2000-20005 1.40%; 1990-2000 -1.80% Population 2000: 10,248 (White 13.20%; Black or African American 0.90%; Hispanic or Latino 85.00%; Asian 0.70%; Other 21.50%). Foreign born: 7.60%. Median age: 31.60
Income 2000: per capita $9,765; median household $21,917; Population below poverty level: 33.20% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $13,262-$16,333
Unemployment (2004): 9.20% Unemployment change (from 2000): -0.50% Median travel time to work: 21.20 minutes Working outside county of residence: 20.30%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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