Ector County

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Ector County, Texas

300 N Grant Ave Rm 111
Odessa, TX 79761
Phone: (432) 498-4130
Fax: (432) 498-4177
www.co.ector.tx.us

In the southwestern TX panhandle, west of Midland; organized Feb 26, 1887 from Tom Green County. Name Origin: For Gen. Matthew Duncan Ector (1822-79), TX legislator and jurist

Area (sq mi):: 901.68 (land 901.06; water 0.62) Population per square mile: 139.10
Population 2005: 125,339 State rank: 27 Population change: 2000-20005 3.50%; 1990-2000 1.80% Population 2000: 121,123 (White 51.30%; Black or African American 4.60%; Hispanic or Latino 42.40%; Asian 0.60%; Other 21.00%). Foreign born: 10.60%. Median age: 32.00
Income 2000: per capita $15,031; median household $31,152; Population below poverty level: 18.70% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $21,093-$22,665
Unemployment (2004): 6.00% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.80% Median travel time to work: 18.60 minutes Working outside county of residence: 14.60%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Odessa County seat (92,844)

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    Mid-America Pipeline operates Rio Grande from Ector County, TX, to the border, and Pemex owns and operates it from the border to the Mendez Terminal.
    In addition, Canyon has expanded its cryogenic gas processing plant in Ector County, TX at the James Lake Plant from 70 MMcf/d to 100 MMcfrd by adding a 30 MMcfrd cryogenic turbo expansion train.
    It includes a cryogenic gas processing plant in Ector County, TX, with initial processing capacity of 70 MMcf/d and treating capabilities for natural gas containing hydrogen sulfide and carbon dioxide.
    Field in Claiborne Parish, LA for $350,000; Scythian -- Goldsmith Field in Ector County, TX for $300,000.