Throckmorton County

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Throckmorton County, Texas

PO Box 309
Throckmorton, TX 76483
Phone: (940) 849-2501
Fax: (940) 849-3220
www.co.throckmorton.tx.us

In north-central TX, northeast of Abilene; organized Jan 13, 1858 from Bosque County. Name Origin: For William Edward Throckmorton (1795-1843), father of Gov. James Webb Throckmorton

Area (sq mi):: 915.47 (land 912.34; water 3.13) Population per square mile: 1.80
Population 2005: 1,618 State rank: 241 Population change: 2000-20005 -12.50%; 1990-2000 -1.60% Population 2000: 1,850 (White 89.50%; Black or African American 0.10%; Hispanic or Latino 9.40%; Asian 0.10%; Other 7.80%). Foreign born: 1.60%. Median age: 41.80
Income 2000: per capita $17,719; median household $28,277; Population below poverty level: 13.50% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $24,142-$27,078
Unemployment (2004): 4.00% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.90% Median travel time to work: 19.70 minutes Working outside county of residence: 29.00%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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