San Jacinto County

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San Jacinto County, Texas

1 State Hwy 150 Rm 2
Coldspring, TX 77331
Phone: (936) 653-2324
Fax: (936) 653-8312
www.co.san-jacinto.tx.us

In east-central TX, northwest of Beaumont; organized Aug 13, 1870 from Liberty County. Name Origin: For the San Jacinto River, which runs through the county; site of the battle that eventually won Texan independence from Mexico (1836). Spanish 'Saint Hyacinth' for the many water lilies

Area (sq mi):: 627.90 (land 570.65; water 57.25) Population per square mile: 43.50
Population 2005: 24,801 State rank: 101 Population change: 2000-20005 11.50%; 1990-2000 35.90% Population 2000: 22,246 (White 80.80%; Black or African American 12.60%; Hispanic or Latino 4.90%; Asian 0.30%; Other 3.50%). Foreign born: 2.50%. Median age: 40.00
Income 2000: per capita $16,144; median household $32,220; Population below poverty level: 18.80% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $19,965-$20,589
Unemployment (2004): 6.60% Unemployment change (from 2000): 2.60% Median travel time to work: 42.20 minutes Working outside county of residence: 72.00%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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