Fisher County

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Fisher County, Texas

PO Box 368
Roby, TX 79543
Phone: (325) 776-2401
Fax: (325) 776-3274
www.co.fisher.tx.us

In north-central TX, northwest of Abilene; organized Aug 21, 1876 from Bexar County. Name Origin: For Samuel Rhoads Fisher (1794-1839), signer of the TX Declaration of Independence (1836) and secretary of the TX Navy

Area (sq mi):: 901.74 (land 901.16; water 0.58) Population per square mile: 4.50
Population 2005: 4,089 State rank: 209 Population change: 2000-20005 -5.90%; 1990-2000 -10.30% Population 2000: 4,344 (White 74.80%; Black or African American 2.80%; Hispanic or Latino 21.40%; Asian 0.10%; Other 13.40%). Foreign born: 2.30%. Median age: 42.90
Income 2000: per capita $15,120; median household $27,659; Population below poverty level: 17.50% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $17,798-$23,033
Unemployment (2004): 5.00% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.80% Median travel time to work: 20.20 minutes Working outside county of residence: 35.80%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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