Presidio County

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Presidio County, Texas

320 N Highland Ave
Marfa, TX 79843
Phone: (432) 729-4812
Fax: (432) 729-4313
www.co.presidio.tx.us

On the central western border of TX, southeast of El Paso; organized Jan 3, 1850 from Bexar County. Name Origin: From Spanish for 'garrisoned fortress.'

Area (sq mi):: 3856.26 (land 3855.51; water 0.75) Population per square mile: 2.00
Population 2005: 7,722 State rank: 180 Population change: 2000-20005 5.70%; 1990-2000 10.00% Population 2000: 7,304 (White 14.80%; Black or African American 0.30%; Hispanic or Latino 84.40%; Asian 0.10%; Other 14.70%). Foreign born: 35.80%. Median age: 32.80
Income 2000: per capita $9,558; median household $19,860; Population below poverty level: 36.40% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $13,446-$14,465
Unemployment (2004): 14.50% Unemployment change (from 2000): -9.00% Median travel time to work: 17.30 minutes Working outside county of residence: 18.50%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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