Foard County

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Foard County, Texas

PO Box 539
Crowell, TX 79227
Phone: (940) 684-1365
Fax: (940) 684-1947

In north-central TX, west of Wichita Falls; organized Mar 3, 1891 from Knox and King counties. Name Origin: For Maj. Robert J. Foard (1831-98), Confederate army officer and attorney

Area (sq mi):: 707.69 (land 706.68; water 1.01) Population per square mile: 2.10
Population 2005: 1,518 State rank: 242 Population change: 2000-20005 -6.40%; 1990-2000 -9.60% Population 2000: 1,622 (White 78.70%; Black or African American 3.30%; Hispanic or Latino 16.30%; Asian 0.20%; Other 12.30%). Foreign born: 1.60%. Median age: 41.70
Income 2000: per capita $14,799; median household $25,813; Population below poverty level: 14.30% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $20,992-$23,440
Unemployment (2004): 6.20% Unemployment change (from 2000): 3.40% Median travel time to work: 16.80 minutes Working outside county of residence: 27.70%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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