Jim Wells County

Jim Wells County, Texas

PO Box 1459
Alice, TX 78333
Phone: (361) 668-5702
www.co.jim-wells.tx.us

In southeastern TX, west of Corpus Christi; organized Mar 25, 1911 from Nueces County. Name Origin: For James B. Wells, a jurist

Area (sq mi):: 868.22 (land 864.52; water 3.71) Population per square mile: 47.40
Population 2005: 40,951 State rank: 72 Population change: 2000-20005 4.10%; 1990-2000 4.40% Population 2000: 39,326 (White 22.90%; Black or African American 0.60%; Hispanic or Latino 75.70%; Asian 0.40%; Other 21.00%). Foreign born: 3.60%. Median age: 32.80
Income 2000: per capita $12,252; median household $28,843; Population below poverty level: 24.10% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $18,653-$21,149
Unemployment (2004): 6.60% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.90% Median travel time to work: 25.10 minutes Working outside county of residence: 27.80%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Alice County seat (19,445)

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