Brewster County

Brewster County, Texas

201 W Ave E
Alpine, TX 79830
Phone: (432) 837-3366
Fax: (432) 837-6217

On southwestern border of TX, southwest of Odessa; organized Feb 2, 1887 from Presidio County. Name Origin: For Henry Percy Brewster (1816-84), TX soldier, secretary to Sam Houston (1836), and attorney general of TX (1847-49)

Area (sq mi):: 6192.78 (land 6192.61; water 0.18) Population per square mile: 1.50
Population 2005: 9,079 State rank: 173 Population change: 2000-20005 2.40%; 1990-2000 2.10% Population 2000: 8,866 (White 53.10%; Black or African American 1.20%; Hispanic or Latino 43.60%; Asian 0.40%; Other 17.30%). Foreign born: 6.90%. Median age: 36.20
Income 2000: per capita $15,183; median household $27,386; Population below poverty level: 18.20% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $21,674-$23,440
Unemployment (2004): 4.20% Unemployment change (from 2000): 2.00% Median travel time to work: 12.60 minutes Working outside county of residence: 8.40%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Roland Gutierrez was traveling the massive district, making friends as far west as Big Bend National Park's Brewster County in anticipation of the fate that would ultimately meet the embattled incumbent, Carlos Uresti.
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