Schleicher County

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Schleicher County, Texas

PO Drawer 580
Eldorado, TX 76936
Phone: (325) 853-2833
Fax: (325) 853-2768
www.co.schleicher.tx.us

In west-central TX, south of San Angelo; organized Apr 1, 1887 from Crockett County. Name Origin: For Capt. Gustave Schleicher (1823-79), TX legislator (1853-54; 1859-61), Confederate army officer, and U.S. representative (1875-79)

Area (sq mi):: 1310.65 (land 1310.61; water 0.04) Population per square mile: 2.10
Population 2005: 2,742 State rank: 230 Population change: 2000-20005 -6.60%; 1990-2000 -1.80% Population 2000: 2,935 (White 54.30%; Black or African American 1.50%; Hispanic or Latino 43.50%; Asian 0.20%; Other 21.70%). Foreign born: 13.90%. Median age: 38.80
Income 2000: per capita $15,969; median household $29,746; Population below poverty level: 21.50% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $17,371-$19,210
Unemployment (2004): 3.90% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.60% Median travel time to work: 21.60 minutes Working outside county of residence: 25.30%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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