San Patricio County

San Patricio County, Texas

PO Box 578
Sinton, TX 78387
Phone: (361) 364-6290
Fax: (361) 364-6112
www.co.san-patricio.tx.us

On the southeastern coast of TX, north of Corpus Christi; original county; organized Mar 17, 1836 (prior to statehood) from Old Mexican Municipality. Name Origin: From the Spanish for 'Saint Patrick,' the patron saint of Ireland

Area (sq mi):: 707.06 (land 691.65; water 15.41) Population per square mile: 100.10
Population 2005: 69,209 State rank: 49 Population change: 2000-20005 3.10%; 1990-2000 14.30% Population 2000: 67,138 (White 45.80%; Black or African American 2.80%; Hispanic or Latino 49.40%; Asian 0.60%; Other 19.70%). Foreign born: 3.30%. Median age: 32.00
Income 2000: per capita $15,425; median household $34,836; Population below poverty level: 18.00% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $19,405-$22,669
Unemployment (2004): 7.90% Unemployment change (from 2000): 2.10% Median travel time to work: 23.30 minutes Working outside county of residence: 43.20%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Portland (15,584)

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