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Parker County, Texas

PO Box 819
Weatherford, TX 76086
Phone: (817) 594-7461
Fax: (817) 594-9540
www.co.parker.tx.us

In north-central TX, west of Fort Worth; organized Dec 12, 1855 from Bosque and Navarro counties. Name Origin: For Isaac Parker (1793-1883), Republic of TX patriot and legislator

Area (sq mi):: 910.09 (land 903.51; water 6.58) Population per square mile: 113.80
Population 2005: 102,801 State rank: 37 Population change: 2000-20005 16.20%; 1990-2000 36.60% Population 2000: 88,495 (White 89.20%; Black or African American 1.80%; Hispanic or Latino 7.00%; Asian 0.30%; Other 5.30%). Foreign born: 2.60%. Median age: 36.50
Income 2000: per capita $20,305; median household $45,497; Population below poverty level: 8.30% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $28,548-$27,782
Unemployment (2004): 5.10% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.90% Median travel time to work: 32.80 minutes Working outside county of residence: 59.40%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Weatherford County seat (22,343)

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