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

899 sq mi (2,328 km²)
891 sq mi (2,308 km²)
8 sq mi (21 km²), 0.86%
Population
 - (2000)
 - Density

31,242
36/sq mi (14/km²)
Founded 1837
Website www.co.fannin.tx.us

Fannin County is a county located in the U.S. state of Texas. In 2000, its population was 31,242. It is named for James Fannin, who commanded the group of Texans killed in the Goliad Massacre during the Texas Revolution. The seat of the county is Bonham[1], named for James Bonham, who sought Fannin's aid at the Battle of the Alamo.

Fannin County is part of the Bonham Micropolitan Statistical Area as well as the DallasFort Worth Combined Statistical Area.

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Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 899 square miles (2,329 km²), of which, 891 square miles (2,309 km²) of it is land and 8 square miles (20 km²) of it (0.86%) is water.

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Major highways

Adjacent counties

National protected area

Demographics

As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 31,242 people, 11,105 households, and 7,984 families residing in the county. The population density was 35 people per square mile (14/km²). There were 12,887 housing units at an average density of 14 per square mile (6/km²). The racial makeup of the county was 86.56% White, 7.96% Black or African American, 0.92% Native American, 0.26% Asian, 0.03% Pacific Islander, 2.78% from other races, and 1.49% from two or more races. 5.61% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 11,105 households out of which 31.10% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 57.90% were married couples living together, 10.30% had a female householder with no husband present, and 28.10% were non-families. 25.20% of all households were made up of individuals and 12.70% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.51 and the average family size was 2.99.

In the county, the population was spread out with 23.20% under the age of 18, 8.90% from 18 to 24, 28.60% from 25 to 44, 23.20% from 45 to 64, and 16.10% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females there were 113.80 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 116.90 males.

The median income for a household in the county was $34,501, and the median income for a family was $42,193. Males had a median income of $31,140 versus $23,101 for females. The per capita income for the county was $16,066. About 9.90% of families and 13.90% of the population were below the poverty line, including 17.70% of those under age 18 and 16.50% of those age 65 or over.

Communities

Cities and towns

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: 33°35′N 96°07′W / 33.59°N 96.11°W / 33.59; -96.11


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Fannin County, Texas
Map
File:Map of Texas highlighting Fannin County.png
Location in the state of Texas
Map of the USA highlighting Texas
Texas's location in the USA
Statistics
Founded 1837
Seat Bonham
Area
 - Total
 - Land
 - Water

 sq mikm²)
 sq mi ( km²)
 sq mi ( km²), 0.86%
wikipedia:Population
 - (2000)
 - Density

31242
Website: www.co.fannin.tx.us

Fannin County is a county located in the U.S. state of Texas. In 2000, its population was 31,242. It is named for James Fannin, who commanded of the group of Texans killed in the Goliad Massacre during the Texas Revolution. The seat of the county is Bonham6.

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Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 2,329 km² (899 sq mi). 2,309 km² (891 sq mi) of it is land and 20 km² (8 sq mi) of it (0.86%) is water.

Major Highways

Adjacent counties

Demographics

As of the census² of 2000, there were 31,242 people, 11,105 households, and 7,984 families residing in the county. The population density was 14/km² (35/sq mi). There were 12,887 housing units at an average density of 6/km² (14/sq mi). The racial makeup of the county was 86.56% White, 7.96% Black or African American, 0.92% Native American, 0.26% Asian, 0.03% Pacific Islander, 2.78% from other races, and 1.49% from two or more races. 5.61% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 11,105 households out of which 31.10% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 57.90% were married couples living together, 10.30% had a female householder with no husband present, and 28.10% were non-families. 25.20% of all households were made up of individuals and 12.70% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.51 and the average family size was 2.99.

In the county, the population was spread out with 23.20% under the age of 18, 8.90% from 18 to 24, 28.60% from 25 to 44, 23.20% from 45 to 64, and 16.10% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females there were 113.80 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 116.90 males.

The median income for a household in the county was $34,501, and the median income for a family was $42,193. Males had a median income of $31,140 versus $23,101 for females. The per capita income for the county was $16,066. About 9.90% of families and 13.90% of the population were below the poverty line, including 17.70% of those under age 18 and 16.50% of those age 65 or over.

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Coordinates: 33°35′N 96°07′W / 33.59, -96.11

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