Hansford County

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Hansford County, Texas

15 NW Court
Spearman, TX 79081
Phone: (806) 659-4110
Fax: (806) 659-4168
www.co.hansford.tx.us

In north-central TX panhandle, northeast of Amarillo; organized Aug 21, 1876 from Bexar County. Name Origin: For Gen. John M. Hansford (?-1844), TX district court judge (1840-42) and attorney general of TX

Area (sq mi):: 920.40 (land 919.80; water 0.60) Population per square mile: 5.70
Population 2005: 5,230 State rank: 201 Population change: 2000-20005 -2.60%; 1990-2000 -8.20% Population 2000: 5,369 (White 67.10%; Black or African American 0.00%; Hispanic or Latino 31.50%; Asian 0.20%; Other 19.80%). Foreign born: 15.60%. Median age: 36.50
Income 2000: per capita $17,408; median household $35,438; Population below poverty level: 16.40% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $33,530-$34,080
Unemployment (2004): 3.90% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.70% Median travel time to work: 15.90 minutes Working outside county of residence: 15.70%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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