Erath County

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Erath County, Texas

100 W Washington St County Courthouse
Stephenville, TX 76401
Phone: (254) 965-1482
Fax: (254) 965-5732
www.co.erath.tx.us

In north-central TX, southwest of Fort Worth; organized Jan 25, 1856 from Bosque and Coryell counties. Name Origin: For George Bernard Erath (1813-91), Indian fighter, Texas Ranger, and legislator

Area (sq mi):: 1089.80 (land 1086.33; water 3.47) Population per square mile: 31.40
Population 2005: 34,076 State rank: 84 Population change: 2000-20005 3.30%; 1990-2000 17.90% Population 2000: 33,001 (White 82.60%; Black or African American 0.80%; Hispanic or Latino 15.00%; Asian 0.40%; Other 9.10%). Foreign born: 7.30%. Median age: 31.40
Income 2000: per capita $16,655; median household $30,708; Population below poverty level: 16.00% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $22,227-$23,332
Unemployment (2004): 4.20% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.90% Median travel time to work: 20.10 minutes Working outside county of residence: 17.40%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Stephenville County seat (15,416)

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