Ochiltree County

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Ochiltree County, Texas

511 S Main St
Perryton, TX 79070
Phone: (806) 435-8039
Fax: (806) 435-2081
www.co.ochiltree.tx.us

On the northeastern border of TX panhandle, northeast of Amarillo; organized Aug, 1876 from Bexar County. Name Origin: For Col. William Beck Ochiltree (1811-67), Republic of TX secretary of the treasury (1844), TX legislator (1855), delegate to the TX Constitutional Convention (1861), and Confederate officer

Area (sq mi):: 918.07 (land 917.56; water 0.51) Population per square mile: 10.20
Population 2005: 9,385 State rank: 170 Population change: 2000-20005 4.20%; 1990-2000 -1.30% Population 2000: 9,006 (White 66.30%; Black or African American 0.10%; Hispanic or Latino 31.80%; Asian 0.40%; Other 13.20%). Foreign born: 16.10%. Median age: 33.70
Income 2000: per capita $16,707; median household $38,013; Population below poverty level: 13.00% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $28,097-$28,814
Unemployment (2004): 3.70% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.40% Median travel time to work: 19.20 minutes Working outside county of residence: 11.50%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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