Waller County

Waller County, Texas

836 Austin St
Hempstead, TX 77445
Phone: (979) 826-3357
Fax: (979) 826-8317

In east-central TX, west of Houston; organized Apr 28, 1873 from Austin County. Name Origin: For Edwin Waller (1800-83), signer of the TX declaration of independence (1836) and chief justice of Austin County (1844-56)

Area (sq mi):: 518.49 (land 513.63; water 4.87) Population per square mile: 67.80
Population 2005: 34,821 State rank: 83 Population change: 2000-20005 6.60%; 1990-2000 39.60% Population 2000: 32,663 (White 49.90%; Black or African American 29.20%; Hispanic or Latino 19.40%; Asian 0.40%; Other 12.60%). Foreign born: 9.40%. Median age: 30.10
Income 2000: per capita $16,338; median household $38,136; Population below poverty level: 16.00% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $19,851-$23,244
Unemployment (2004): 6.40% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.80% Median travel time to work: 32.30 minutes Working outside county of residence: 59.00%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Sandra Bland's apparent suicide in a Waller County jail after she was pulled over for a minor traffic violation, which intensified the national debate over law enforcement's treatment of African-Americans.
The studies, in part, reflect reactions to the July hanging death of Sandra Bland in the Waller County Jail after her arrest during a traffic stop.
The wrongful death lawsuit was filed Tuesday in Federal District Court in Houston against Texas state trooper Brian Encinia, who made the arrest, and two prison guards at the jail where 28-year-old Sandra Bland died, along with the Texas Department of Public Safety and Waller County, press tv reported.
Sandra Bland, 28 years old, was pulled over earlier this month in Waller County, Texas, by a state trooper, Brian T Encinia.
Adjacent counties are Walker County, San Jacinto County, Liberty County, Harris County, Waller County, and Grimed County.
The wastewater from the district%s collection system transfers to the city%s collection system at two metering stations located at Waller Lane and Stubbs Lane west of Waller County Park.
In 2004, two black students from Waller County, Texas, were threatened with prosecution from the county when they announced their intention to run for office.
On March 18, 2007, the nude body of an unidentified female, "Jane Doe," was found in Prairie View, Waller County, Texas, near U.
The 6,000-student Prairie View campus is the economic engine of Waller County.
Waller, Waller County, Texas, 20 April 1994, one female specimen (TTU 68642).
Although the largest total number of black persons lived in Harris county, Waller county claimed the distinction of having the highest percentage of black population: 8,796 blacks accounted for 37.
On one of two intake forms at the Waller County Jail, Bland indicated that she had suicidal thoughts.