Gregg County

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Gregg County, Texas

PO Box 3049
Longview, TX 75606
Phone: (903) 236-8430
Fax: (903) 237-2574
www.co.gregg.tx.us

In northeastern TX, northeast of Tyler; organized Apr 12, 1873 from Rusk and Upshur counties. Name Origin: For Gen. John Gregg (1828-64), officer in the Confederate Army

Area (sq mi):: 276.37 (land 274.03; water 2.34) Population per square mile: 422.00
Population 2005: 115,649 State rank: 33 Population change: 2000-20005 3.80%; 1990-2000 6.10% Population 2000: 111,379 (White 69.00%; Black or African American 19.90%; Hispanic or Latino 9.10%; Asian 0.70%; Other 6.60%). Foreign born: 5.40%. Median age: 35.00
Income 2000: per capita $18,449; median household $35,006; Population below poverty level: 15.10% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $27,206-$29,092
Unemployment (2004): 6.10% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.70% Median travel time to work: 19.50 minutes Working outside county of residence: 14.60%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Longview County seat (75,306)
  • Kilgore (11,619)

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