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Live Oak County, Texas

PO Box 280
George West, TX 78022
Phone: (361) 449-2733

In southern TX, northwest of Corpus Christi; organized Feb 2, 1856 from Nueces County. Name Origin: For the indigenous live oak trees, Quercus virginiana and Q. chrysolepsis.

Area (sq mi):: 1078.83 (land 1036.30; water 42.53) Population per square mile: 11.30
Population 2005: 11,717 State rank: 157 Population change: 2000-20005 -4.80%; 1990-2000 28.80% Population 2000: 12,309 (White 58.50%; Black or African American 2.40%; Hispanic or Latino 38.00%; Asian 0.20%; Other 10.00%). Foreign born: 2.30%. Median age: 39.20
Income 2000: per capita $15,886; median household $32,057; Population below poverty level: 16.50% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $16,754-$18,905
Unemployment (2004): 5.30% Unemployment change (from 2000): 2.80% Median travel time to work: 27.20 minutes Working outside county of residence: 32.70%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Corpus Christi County seat (281,196)

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    80-acre parcel in Live Oak County, Texas with a bid of $1,202 per acre for a total bid of $1,174,354.
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