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Rains County, Texas

PO Box 187
Emory, TX 75440
Phone: (903) 474-9999
Fax: (903) 474-9390
www.co.rains.tx.us

In northeastern TX, east of Dallas; organized Jun 9, 1870 from Hopkins, Wood, and Hunt counties. Name Origin: For Emory Rains (1800-78), Republic of TX legislator and surveyor

Area (sq mi):: 258.87 (land 232.05; water 26.82) Population per square mile: 48.70
Population 2005: 11,305 State rank: 159 Population change: 2000-20005 23.70%; 1990-2000 36.10% Population 2000: 9,139 (White 89.50%; Black or African American 2.90%; Hispanic or Latino 5.50%; Asian 0.30%; Other 4.70%). Foreign born: 2.50%. Median age: 41.00
Income 2000: per capita $16,442; median household $33,712; Population below poverty level: 14.90% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $19,722-$18,896
Unemployment (2004): 5.70% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.30% Median travel time to work: 36.90 minutes Working outside county of residence: 59.10%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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