Red River County

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Red River County, Texas

200 N Walnut St
Clarksville, TX 75426
Phone: (903) 427-2401
Fax: (903) 427-5510
www.co.red-river.tx.us

On the northeastern border of TX, west of Texarkana; original county; organized 1836 (prior to statehood) from Old Mexican Municipality. Name Origin: For the Red River, which forms its northern border

Area (sq mi):: 1057.61 (land 1050.18; water 7.43) Population per square mile: 12.90
Population 2005: 13,575 State rank: 147 Population change: 2000-20005 -5.20%; 1990-2000 0.00% Population 2000: 14,314 (White 75.90%; Black or African American 17.80%; Hispanic or Latino 4.70%; Asian 0.10%; Other 4.10%). Foreign born: 2.50%. Median age: 40.40
Income 2000: per capita $15,058; median household $27,558; Population below poverty level: 17.30% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $18,204-$19,796
Unemployment (2004): 6.90% Unemployment change (from 2000): -3.60% Median travel time to work: 27.50 minutes Working outside county of residence: 35.60%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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