Bee County

(redirected from Bee County, Texas)
Also found in: Wikipedia.

Bee County, Texas

105 W Corpus Christi St Rm 103
Beeville, TX 78102
Phone: (361) 362-3245
Fax: (361) 362-3247
www.co.bee.tx.us

In southeastern TX, northwest of Corpus Christi; organized Dec 8, 1857 from Goliad and Refugio counties. Name Origin: For Barnard E. Bee (1787-1853), TX soldier, statesman, and Minister from TX to the U.S. (1838-41) who opposed the annexation of TX

Area (sq mi):: 880.31 (land 880.14; water 0.17) Population per square mile: 37.30
Population 2005: 32,873 State rank: 87 Population change: 2000-20005 1.60%; 1990-2000 28.70% Population 2000: 32,359 (White 35.10%; Black or African American 9.90%; Hispanic or Latino 53.90%; Asian 0.50%; Other 21.70%). Foreign born: 2.00%. Median age: 31.80
Income 2000: per capita $10,625; median household $28,392; Population below poverty level: 24.00% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $14,973-$15,695
Unemployment (2004): 7.90% Unemployment change (from 2000): 2.90% Median travel time to work: 24.20 minutes Working outside county of residence: 23.20%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Beeville County seat (13,586)

  • See other counties in .
    Counties USA: A Directory of United States Counties, 3rd Edition. © 2006 by Omnigraphics, Inc.
    Mentioned in ?
    References in periodicals archive ?
    Irving, TX, December 16, 2010 --(PR.com)-- Breitling Oil and Gas Corporation, an independent exploration and production company based in Irving, Texas, announced today that it has spud the Breitling-Helm #1 in Bee County, Texas.