Bastrop County

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Bastrop County, Texas

804 Pecan St
Bastrop, TX 78602
Phone: (512) 332-7244
Fax: (512) 332-7249

In east-central TX, southeast of Austin; organized Mar 17, 1836 (prior to statehood) from Old Mexican Municipality. Name Origin: For Felipe Enrique Neri (?-1828), Baron de Bastrop, who established a colony of Germans in TX (1823); first commissioner of Austin's colony (1824)

Area (sq mi):: 895.92 (land 888.35; water 7.57) Population per square mile: 78.70
Population 2005: 69,932 State rank: 48 Population change: 2000-20005 21.10%; 1990-2000 50.90% Population 2000: 57,733 (White 65.40%; Black or African American 8.80%; Hispanic or Latino 24.00%; Asian 0.50%; Other 10.60%). Foreign born: 8.10%. Median age: 35.40
Income 2000: per capita $18,146; median household $43,578; Population below poverty level: 11.60% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $22,415-$21,692
Unemployment (2004): 5.60% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.60% Median travel time to work: 37.10 minutes Working outside county of residence: 59.30%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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-- Outcrops of marine fossil-bearing Paleocene (Midway) and Eocene (Claiborne) strata located along the Colorado River in Bastrop County, Texas have been studied since the late 19th Century.
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