Kaufman County

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Kaufman County, Texas

100 W Mulberry St
Kaufman, TX 75142
Phone: (972) 932-4331
Fax: (972) 932-8018
www.kaufmancounty.net

In northeastern TX, east of Dallas; organized Feb 26, 1848 from Henderson County. Name Origin: For David Spangler Kaufman (1813-51), Republic of TX legislator (1839-45) and U.S. representative (1846-51)

Area (sq mi):: 806.81 (land 786.04; water 20.76) Population per square mile: 113.40
Population 2005: 89,129 State rank: 40 Population change: 2000-20005 25.00%; 1990-2000 36.60% Population 2000: 71,313 (White 76.30%; Black or African American 10.50%; Hispanic or Latino 11.10%; Asian 0.50%; Other 7.90%). Foreign born: 5.70%. Median age: 34.90
Income 2000: per capita $18,827; median household $44,783; Population below poverty level: 10.50% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $25,212-$24,720
Unemployment (2004): 6.60% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.00% Median travel time to work: 35.60 minutes Working outside county of residence: 57.20%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Terrell (16,914)

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