Milam County

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Milam County, Texas

107 W Main St
Cameron, TX 76520
Phone: (254) 697-7049
Fax: (254) 697-7055
www.co.milam.tx.us

In east-central TX, northeast of Austin; original county; organized Mar 17, 1836 (prior to statehood) from Old Mexican Municipality. Name Origin: For Benjamin Rush Milam (?-1836), Republic of TX army officer

Area (sq mi):: 1021.67 (land 1016.71; water 4.95) Population per square mile: 24.90
Population 2005: 25,354 State rank: 99 Population change: 2000-20005 4.60%; 1990-2000 5.60% Population 2000: 24,238 (White 69.20%; Black or African American 11.00%; Hispanic or Latino 18.60%; Asian 0.20%; Other 9.80%). Foreign born: 5.60%. Median age: 38.00
Income 2000: per capita $16,920; median household $33,186; Population below poverty level: 15.90% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $22,380-$21,546
Unemployment (2004): 5.90% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.50% Median travel time to work: 27.10 minutes Working outside county of residence: 33.20%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Coming full circle, Turner retired from BorTunCo last year to return to his roots in Milam County, TX, where he and his wife spend time on their ranch.