Jack County

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Jack County, Texas

100 Main St
Jacksboro, TX 76458
Phone: (940) 567-2111
Fax: (940) 567-6641

In north-central TX, northwest of Fort Worth; organized July 4, 1857 from Cooke County. Name Origin: For the Jack brothers, William Houston (1806-44) and Patrick Churchill (1808-44), both TX statesman and legislators

Area (sq mi):: 920.11 (land 916.61; water 3.50) Population per square mile: 9.90
Population 2005: 9,064 State rank: 174 Population change: 2000-20005 3.40%; 1990-2000 25.50% Population 2000: 8,763 (White 85.20%; Black or African American 5.50%; Hispanic or Latino 7.90%; Asian 0.30%; Other 5.50%). Foreign born: 2.80%. Median age: 37.00
Income 2000: per capita $15,210; median household $32,500; Population below poverty level: 12.90% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $18,488-$19,453
Unemployment (2004): 4.90% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.70% Median travel time to work: 28.10 minutes Working outside county of residence: 37.20%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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