Frio County

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Frio County, Texas

500 E San Antonio St Rm 6
Pearsall, TX 78061
Phone: (830) 334-2214
Fax: (830) 334-0021
www.co.frio.tx.us

In southern TX, southwest of San Antonio; organized Feb 1, 1858 from Bexar and Uvalde counties. Name Origin: For the Frio River, which runs through it; Spanish 'cold.'

Area (sq mi):: 1134.28 (land 1133.02; water 1.26) Population per square mile: 14.50
Population 2005: 16,387 State rank: 132 Population change: 2000-20005 0.80%; 1990-2000 20.60% Population 2000: 16,252 (White 20.60%; Black or African American 4.90%; Hispanic or Latino 73.80%; Asian 0.40%; Other 22.90%). Foreign born: 5.80%. Median age: 30.70
Income 2000: per capita $16,069; median household $24,504; Population below poverty level: 29.00% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $14,880-$16,532
Unemployment (2004): 7.40% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.30% Median travel time to work: 26.40 minutes Working outside county of residence: 23.40%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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