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Hood County, Texas

PO Box 339
Granbury, TX 76048
Phone: (817) 579-3222
Fax: (817) 579-3227
www.co.hood.tx.us

In north-central TX, southwest of Fort Worth; organized Nov 3, 1865 from Johnson County. Name Origin: For Gen. John Bell Hood (1831-79), commander of TX troops in the Confederate army and later commander of the Confederate Army of TN

Area (sq mi):: 436.80 (land 421.61; water 15.19) Population per square mile: 113.70
Population 2005: 47,930 State rank: 64 Population change: 2000-20005 16.60%; 1990-2000 41.80% Population 2000: 41,100 (White 90.50%; Black or African American 0.30%; Hispanic or Latino 7.20%; Asian 0.30%; Other 4.50%). Foreign born: 3.30%. Median age: 41.50
Income 2000: per capita $22,261; median household $43,668; Population below poverty level: 8.50% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $27,699-$28,503
Unemployment (2004): 5.50% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.30% Median travel time to work: 34.10 minutes Working outside county of residence: 45.30%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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You have veterans that live out in Hood County, Texas, they go to the same VA as those that live in downtown Dallas," she said.
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