Hays County

Hays County, Texas

110 E Martin Luther King St
San Marcos, TX 78666
Phone: (512) 393-7738
Fax: (512) 393-7735

In south-central TX, southwest of Austin; organized Mar 1, 1848 from Travis County. Name Origin: For Capt. John Coffee Hays (1817-83), Texas Ranger, officer in the Mexican War, sheriff of San Francisco County, CA (1849-53), and surveyor general of CA (1859)

Area (sq mi):: 679.79 (land 677.87; water 1.92) Population per square mile: 183.60
Population 2005: 124,432 State rank: 29 Population change: 2000-20005 27.50%; 1990-2000 48.70% Population 2000: 97,589 (White 64.50%; Black or African American 3.70%; Hispanic or Latino 29.60%; Asian 0.80%; Other 16.70%). Foreign born: 5.60%. Median age: 28.40
Income 2000: per capita $19,931; median household $45,006; Population below poverty level: 14.30% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $23,462-$23,341
Unemployment (2004): 4.90% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.60% Median travel time to work: 28.00 minutes Working outside county of residence: 49.50%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • San Marcos County seat (44,628)
  • Kyle (14,053)

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