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

1,365 sq mi (3,535 km²)
1,363 sq mi (3,530 km²)
2 sq mi (5 km²), 0.14%
Population
 - (2000)
 - Density

3,379
3/sq mi (1/km²)
Founded 1876
Website www.co.kinney.tx.us

Kinney County is a county located in the U.S. state of Texas. In 2000, its population was 3,379. Its seat is Brackettville[1]. Kinney County is named for Henry Lawrence Kinney, an early settler.

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Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,365 square miles (3,536 km²), of which, 1,363 square miles (3,531 km²) of it is land and 2 square miles (5 km²) of it (0.14%) is water.

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Major highways

Adjacent counties and municipios

Demographics

As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 3,379 people, 1,314 households, and 940 families residing in the county. The population density was 2 people per square mile (1/km²). There were 1,907 housing units at an average density of 1 per square mile (1/km²). The racial makeup of the county was 75.82% White, 1.69% Black or African American, 0.33% Native American, 0.12% Asian, 18.61% from other races, and 3.43% from two or more races. 50.52% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 1,314 households out of which 27.20% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 61.80% were married couples living together, 6.40% had a female householder with no husband present, and 28.40% were non-families. 26.60% of all households were made up of individuals and 16.40% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.55 and the average family size was 3.10.

In the county, the population was spread out with 25.70% under the age of 18, 5.30% from 18 to 24, 21.50% from 25 to 44, 23.10% from 45 to 64, and 24.30% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 43 years. For every 100 females there were 99.80 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 99.00 males.

The median income for a household in the county was $28,320, and the median income for a family was $32,045. Males had a median income of $26,422 versus $16,250 for females. The per capita income for the county was $15,350. About 19.20% of families and 24.00% of the population were below the poverty line, including 33.00% of those under age 18 and 16.10% of those age 65 or over.

The Kinney County Courthouse was built in 1910 and is an example of Beaux Arts Classicism architecture. It was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 2004.

Cities and towns

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°21′N 100°25′W / 29.35°N 100.42°W / 29.35; -100.42


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Kinney County, Texas
Map
File:Map of Texas highlighting Kinney County.png
Location in the state of Texas
Map of the USA highlighting Texas
Texas's location in the USA
Statistics
Founded 1876
Seat Brackettville
Area
 - Total
 - Land
 - Water

 sq mikm²)
 sq mi ( km²)
 sq mi ( km²), 0.14%
wikipedia:Population
 - (2000)
 - Density

3379
Website: www.co.kinney.tx.us

Kinney County is a county located in the U.S. state of Texas. In 2000, its population was 3,379. Its seat is Brackettville6. Kinney County is named for Henry Lawrence Kinney, an early settler.

Contents

Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 3,536 km² (1,365 sq mi). 3,531 km² (1,363 sq mi) of it is land and 5 km² (2 sq mi) of it (0.14%) is water.

Major Highways

Adjacent counties

The Mexican state of Coahuila lies to the southwest.

Demographics

As of the census2 of 2000, there were 3,379 people, 1,314 households, and 940 families residing in the county. The population density was 1/km² (2/sq mi). There were 1,907 housing units at an average density of 1/km² (1/sq mi). The racial makeup of the county was 75.82% White, 1.69% Black or African American, 0.33% Native American, 0.12% Asian, 18.61% from other races, and 3.43% from two or more races. 50.52% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 1,314 households out of which 27.20% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 61.80% were married couples living together, 6.40% had a female householder with no husband present, and 28.40% were non-families. 26.60% of all households were made up of individuals and 16.40% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.55 and the average family size was 3.10.

In the county, the population was spread out with 25.70% under the age of 18, 5.30% from 18 to 24, 21.50% from 25 to 44, 23.10% from 45 to 64, and 24.30% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 43 years. For every 100 females there were 99.80 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 99.00 males.

The median income for a household in the county was $28,320, and the median income for a family was $32,045. Males had a median income of $26,422 versus $16,250 for females. The per capita income for the county was $15,350. About 19.20% of families and 24.00% of the population were below the poverty line, including 33.00% of those under age 18 and 16.10% of those age 65 or over.

The Kinney County Courthouse was built in 1910 and is an example of Beaux Arts Classicism architecture. It was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 2004.

Cities and towns

External links


Coordinates: 29°21′N 100°25′W / 29.35, -100.42

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