Duval County


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Duval County, Texas

PO Box 248
San Diego, TX 78384
Phone: (361) 279-6274

In southern TX, west of Corpus Christi; organized Feb 1, 1858 from Live Oak, Starr, and Nueces counties. Name Origin: For Capt. Burr H. Duval (1809-36), an officer killed at Goliad during the Texas Revolution

Area (sq mi):: 1795.67 (land 1792.71; water 2.97) Population per square mile: 7.00
Population 2005: 12,578 State rank: 153 Population change: 2000-20005 -4.10%; 1990-2000 1.60% Population 2000: 13,120 (White 11.10%; Black or African American 0.50%; Hispanic or Latino 88.00%; Asian 0.10%; Other 19.10%). Foreign born: 3.40%. Median age: 33.80
Income 2000: per capita $11,324; median household $22,416; Population below poverty level: 27.20% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $15,499-$18,330
Unemployment (2004): 7.40% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.20% Median travel time to work: 26.50 minutes Working outside county of residence: 37.70%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Duval County/City of Jacksonville, Florida

117 W Duval St
Jacksonville, FL 32202
Phone: (904) 630-1178
Fax: (904) 630-2906
www.coj.net

On the northeastern coast of FL; organized Aug 12, 1822 from Saint Johns County (prior to statehood). Name Origin: For William Pope DuVal (1784-1854), governor of the Florida Territory (1822-34)

Area (sq mi):: 918.24 (land 773.67; water 144.57) Population per square mile: 1068.20
Population 2005: 826,436 State rank: 7 Population change: 2000-20005 6.10%; 1990-2000 15.70% Population 2000: 778,879 (White 63.50%; Black or African American 27.80%; Hispanic or Latino 4.10%; Asian 2.70%; Other 3.70%). Foreign born: 5.90%. Median age: 34.10
Income 2000: per capita $20,753; median household $40,703; Population below poverty level: 11.90% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $28,920-$30,212
Unemployment (2004): 5.20% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.70% Median travel time to work: 25.20 minutes Working outside county of residence: 6.60%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Jacksonville County seat (777,704)
  • Jacksonville Beach (21,353)
  • Atlantic Beach (13,553)

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    He also admitted a second charge of attempted armed robbery and received an additional 15-year sentence at Duval County Court.
    David Swinyar, 48, a math teacher at Kernan Middle School in Duval County, Jacksonville, Florida, was accused by students of belittling them, confronting them in a "physically aggressive manner" and yelling at them, according to an investigation conducted by the Duval County School District.
    The Fourth Circuit Judicial Nominating Commission is now accepting applications to fill a Duval County vacancy due to the retirement of Judge Charles G.
    (7) In Duval County, Family Court Services employed multiple case managers under the supervision of a director, in coordination with the general magistrates, and the family court division.
    "We're excited to bring new menus, flavors, and experiences to students this year in Duval County," said Brian Giles, Regional Vice President of Operations of Chartwells K12.
    Back in 1959, white civic leaders in Jacksonville, Florida--angered by efforts to racially integrate public schools--named a high school in Duval County after the first Grand Wizard of the Ku Klux Klan (KKK), Confederate General Nathan B.
    Despite a decrease in incidence of tuberculosis (TB) in Duval County, Florida, from 102 cases (11.2 per 100,000 population) in 2008 to 71 cases (8.2 per 100,000) in 2011, * analysis of Mycobacterium tuberculosis genotyping data revealed a substantial increase in the percentage of TB cases with the same genotype.
    Duval County Public Schools (DCPS) is poised to take action today that will lead to serving all students more effectively.
    Eagle Ford Gathering will provide gathering, transportation and processing services and will construct 85 miles of 24- and 30-inch pipeline from SM Energy's acreage in the western Eagle Ford Shale play to Kinder Morgan's Freer compressor station in Duval County. The pipeline is expected to begin service in 2011.
    Problem: Duval County (Fla.) Public Schools wanted to continue providing high quality, nutritious meals to its students without raising lunch prices.