Scurry County

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Scurry County, Texas

1806 25th St Suite 300
Snyder, TX 79549
Phone: (325) 573-5332
Fax: (325) 573-7396
www.co.scurry.tx.us

In south-central TX panhandle, northwest of Abilene; organized Aug 21, 1876 from Bexar County. Name Origin: Either for Gen. William Read Scurry (1821-64), Republic of TX legislator and jurist, publisher of the Austin State Gazette and Confederate army officer; or for Gen. Richardson Scurry (1811-62), TX legislator (1842-44) and U.S. representative (1851-53).

Area (sq mi):: 907.53 (land 902.50; water 5.03) Population per square mile: 18.00
Population 2005: 16,217 State rank: 134 Population change: 2000-20005 -0.90%; 1990-2000 -12.20% Population 2000: 16,361 (White 65.20%; Black or African American 6.10%; Hispanic or Latino 27.80%; Asian 0.20%; Other 12.40%). Foreign born: 3.10%. Median age: 37.00
Income 2000: per capita $15,871; median household $31,646; Population below poverty level: 16.00% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $20,532-$22,575
Unemployment (2004): 5.50% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.50% Median travel time to work: 16.00 minutes Working outside county of residence: 11.20%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Snyder County seat (10,542)

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