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Caldwell County, Texas
Map of Texas highlighting Caldwell County
Location in the state of Texas
Map of the U.S. highlighting Texas
Texas's location in the U.S.
Seat Lockhart
Area
 - Total
 - Land
 - Water

547 sq mi (1,417 km²)
545 sq mi (1,412 km²)
2 sq mi (5 km²), 0.31%
Population
 - (2000)
 - Density

32,194
60/sq mi (23/km²)
Founded 1848

Caldwell County is a county located in the U.S. state of Texas. It is part of the Austin-Round Rock metropolitan area. In 2000, the population was 32,194. Its county seat is Lockhart[1]. Caldwell County was named in 1848, after Matthew Caldwell, a ranger captain who fought in the Battle of Plum Creek against the Comanches and later against Santa Anna's armies during the Texas Revolution and a signer of the Texas Declaration of Independence. It is in the Lochart-San Marcos Micropolitan Statistical Area.

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Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 547 square miles (1,418 km²), of which, 545 square miles (1,413 km²) of it is land and 2 square miles (5 km²) of it (0.31%) is water.

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Major highways

Adjacent counties

Demographics

As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 32,194 people, 10,816 households, and 8,079 families residing in the county. The population density was 59 people per square mile (23/km²). There were 11,901 housing units at an average density of 22 per square mile (8/km²). The racial makeup of the county was 70.13% White, 8.50% Black or African American, 0.61% Native American, 0.34% Asian, 0.03% Pacific Islander, 17.66% from other races, and 2.74% from two or more races. 40.44% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 10,816 households out of which 37.00% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 56.00% were married couples living together, 13.30% had a female householder with no husband present, and 25.30% were non-families. 21.20% of all households were made up of individuals and 9.40% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.82 and the average family size was 3.28.

In the county, the population was spread out with 28.30% under the age of 18, 8.50% from 18 to 24, 29.80% from 25 to 44, 20.80% from 45 to 64, and 12.50% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 34 years. For every 100 females there were 97.50 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 92.70 males.

The median income for a household in the county was $36,573, and the median income for a family was $41,300. Males had a median income of $29,295 versus $21,595 for females. The per capita income for the county was $15,099. About 10.40% of families and 13.10% of the population were below the poverty line, including 15.10% of those under age 18 and 15.40% of those age 65 or over.

Communities

Cities and towns

The Caldwell County Courthouse in Lockhart

Unincorporated areas

References

  1. ^ "Find a County". National Association of Counties. http://www.naco.org/Template.cfm?Section=Find_a_County&Template=/cffiles/counties/usamap.cfm. Retrieved 2008-01-31.  
  2. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. http://factfinder.census.gov. Retrieved 2008-01-31.  

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Coordinates: 29°50′N 97°37′W / 29.84°N 97.61°W / 29.84; -97.61


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Caldwell County, Texas
Map
File:Map of Texas highlighting Caldwell County.png
Location in the state of Texas
Map of the USA highlighting Texas
Texas's location in the USA
Statistics
Founded 1848
Seat Lockhart
Area
 - Total
 - Land
 - Water

 sq mikm²)
 sq mi ( km²)
 sq mi ( km²), 0.31%
wikipedia:Population
 - (2000)
 - Density

32194

Caldwell County is a county located in the U.S. state of Texas. It is part of the Austin-Round Rock metropolitan area. In 2000, the population was 32,194. Its county seat is Lockhart6. Caldwell County was named in 1848, after Matthew Caldwell, a ranger captain who fought in the Battle of Plum Creek against the Comanches and later against Santa Anna's armies during the Texas Revolution and a signer of the Texas Declaration of Independence.

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Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,418 km² (547 sq mi). 1,413 km² (545 sq mi) of it is land and 5 km² (2 sq mi) of it (0.31%) is water.

Major Highways

Adjacent counties

Demographics

As of the census² of 2000, there were 32,194 people, 10,816 households, and 8,079 families residing in the county. The population density was 23/km² (59/sq mi). There were 11,901 housing units at an average density of 8/km² (22/sq mi). The racial makeup of the county was 70.13% White, 8.50% Black or African American, 0.61% Native American, 0.34% Asian, 0.03% Pacific Islander, 17.66% from other races, and 2.74% from two or more races. 40.44% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 10,816 households out of which 37.00% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 56.00% were married couples living together, 13.30% had a female householder with no husband present, and 25.30% were non-families. 21.20% of all households were made up of individuals and 9.40% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.82 and the average family size was 3.28.

In the county, the population was spread out with 28.30% under the age of 18, 8.50% from 18 to 24, 29.80% from 25 to 44, 20.80% from 45 to 64, and 12.50% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 34 years. For every 100 females there were 97.50 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 92.70 males.

The median income for a household in the county was $36,573, and the median income for a family was $41,300. Males had a median income of $29,295 versus $21,595 for females. The per capita income for the county was $15,099. About 10.40% of families and 13.10% of the population were below the poverty line, including 15.10% of those under age 18 and 15.40% of those age 65 or over.

Cities and towns

The Caldwell County Courthouse in Lockhart

External links



Coordinates: 29°50′N 97°37′W / 29.84, -97.61

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