Titus County

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Titus County, Texas

100 W 1st Suite 204
Mount Pleasant, TX 75455
Phone: (903) 577-6796
Fax: (903) 572-5078
www.co.titus.tx.us

In northeastern TX, southwest of Texarkana; organized May 11, 1846 from Red River County. Name Origin: For Andrew Jackson Titus (1823-55), early settler and TX legislator (1851-52)

Area (sq mi):: 425.69 (land 410.54; water 15.15) Population per square mile: 71.70
Population 2005: 29,445 State rank: 92 Population change: 2000-20005 4.70%; 1990-2000 17.10% Population 2000: 28,118 (White 59.70%; Black or African American 10.70%; Hispanic or Latino 28.30%; Asian 0.40%; Other 18.70%). Foreign born: 17.40%. Median age: 31.80
Income 2000: per capita $15,501; median household $32,452; Population below poverty level: 18.50% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $20,732-$23,126
Unemployment (2004): 5.20% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.10% Median travel time to work: 19.20 minutes Working outside county of residence: 16.10%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Mount Pleasant County seat (14,610)

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