Hemphill County

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Hemphill County, Texas

PO Box 867
Canadian, TX 79014
Phone: (806) 323-6212

On the northeastern border of TX panhandle, northeast of Amarillo; organized Aug 21, 1876 from Bexar County. Name Origin: For Gen. John Hemphill (1803-62), chief justice of the TX supreme court (1846-58) and U.S. senator (1859-61)

Area (sq mi):: 912.06 (land 909.68; water 2.38) Population per square mile: 3.80
Population 2005: 3,422 State rank: 219 Population change: 2000-20005 2.10%; 1990-2000 -9.90% Population 2000: 3,351 (White 81.20%; Black or African American 1.60%; Hispanic or Latino 15.60%; Asian 0.30%; Other 10.50%). Foreign born: 6.50%. Median age: 38.60
Income 2000: per capita $16,929; median household $35,456; Population below poverty level: 12.60% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $33,584-$37,096
Unemployment (2004): 3.30% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.60% Median travel time to work: 18.10 minutes Working outside county of residence: 15.80%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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