Lynn County

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Lynn County, Texas

PO Box 937
Tahoka, TX 79373
Phone: (806) 561-4750
Fax: (806) 561-4988
www.co.lynn.tx.us

In southwestern TX panhandle, south of Lubbock; organized Aug 21, 1876 from Bexar County. Name Origin: For W. Linn (?-1836), a soldier killed at the Alamo

Area (sq mi):: 893.46 (land 891.88; water 1.58) Population per square mile: 7.00
Population 2005: 6,237 State rank: 193 Population change: 2000-20005 -4.80%; 1990-2000 -3.10% Population 2000: 6,550 (White 51.60%; Black or African American 2.80%; Hispanic or Latino 44.60%; Asian 0.20%; Other 21.40%). Foreign born: 5.00%. Median age: 35.20
Income 2000: per capita $14,090; median household $26,694; Population below poverty level: 22.60% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $18,510-$25,386
Unemployment (2004): 6.10% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.10% Median travel time to work: 19.60 minutes Working outside county of residence: 35.60%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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The study site was located approximately 4 km south and 12 km east of Tahoka in Lynn County, Texas.