Shackelford County

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Shackelford County, Texas

PO Box 247
Albany, TX 76430
Phone: (325) 762-2232
Fax: (325) 762-2830
www.co.shackelford.tx.us

In north-central TX, northeast of Abilene; organized Feb 1, 1858 from Bosque County. Name Origin: For John Shackelford (1790-1857), AL physician and legislator (1822-24) who fought for TX independence then returned to AL to practice medicine

Area (sq mi):: 915.54 (land 913.95; water 1.59) Population per square mile: 3.50
Population 2005: 3,167 State rank: 223 Population change: 2000-20005 -4.10%; 1990-2000 -0.40% Population 2000: 3,302 (White 91.30%; Black or African American 0.50%; Hispanic or Latino 7.60%; Asian 0.00%; Other 5.20%). Foreign born: 2.90%. Median age: 40.10
Income 2000: per capita $16,341; median household $30,479; Population below poverty level: 13.60% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $25,235-$26,260
Unemployment (2004): 3.20% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.00% Median travel time to work: 25.40 minutes Working outside county of residence: 37.40%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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