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Frio County, Texas


Frio County, Texas

Frio County, Texas
The Frio County Courthouse in Pearsall
Map of Texas highlighting Frio County
Location in the state of Texas
Map of the United States highlighting Texas
Texas's location in the U.S.
Founded 1871
Named for Frio River
Seat Pearsall
Largest city Pearsall
 • Total 1,134 sq mi (2,937 km2)
 • Land 1,134 sq mi (2,937 km2)
 • Water 0.8 sq mi (2 km2), 0.07%
 • (2010) 17,217
 • Density 15/sq mi (6/km²)
Congressional district 23rd
Time zone Central: UTC-6/-5
Website .us.tx.frio.cowww

Frio County is a

  • Frio County Government
  • Frio County from the Handbook of Texas Online
  • Historic Frio County materials, hosted by the Portal to Texas History.
  • from the Texas Association of CountiesFrio County Profile

External links

  1. ^ a b "State & County QuickFacts". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved December 16, 2013. 
  2. ^ "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Retrieved 2011-06-07. 
  3. ^ "Texas: Individual County Chronologies". Texas Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.  
  4. ^ Gannett, Henry (1905). The Origin of Certain Place Names in the United States. Govt. Print. Off. p. 132. 
  5. ^ "2010 Census Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. August 22, 2012. Retrieved April 26, 2015. 
  6. ^ "Annual Estimates of the Resident Population for Incorporated Places: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2014". Retrieved June 4, 2015. 
  7. ^ "U.S. Decennial Census". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved April 26, 2015. 
  8. ^ "Texas Almanac: Population History of Counties from 1850–2010" (PDF). Texas Almanac. Retrieved April 26, 2015. 
  9. ^ "American FactFinder".  


See also

Frio County Cemetery is located just off Interstate 35 in Pearsall.


The median income for a household in the county was $24,504, and the median income for a family was $26,578. Males had a median income of $23,810 versus $16,498 for females. The per capita income for the county was $16,069. About 24.50% of families and 29.00% of the population were below the poverty line, including 36.20% of those under age 18 and 30.40% of those age 65 or over.

In the county, the population was spread out with 28.70% under the age of 18, 11.20% from 18 to 24, 30.80% from 25 to 44, 18.70% from 45 to 64, and 10.60% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 31 years. For every 100 females there were 121.40 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 130.20 males.

There were 4,743 households out of which 40.70% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 55.20% were married couples living together, 16.00% had a female householder with no husband present, and 23.20% were non-families. 20.60% of all households were made up of individuals and 9.30% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.98 and the average family size was 3.44.

As of the census[9] of 2000, there were 16,252 people, 4,743 households, and 3,642 families residing in the county. The population density was 14 people per square mile (6/km²). There were 5,660 housing units at an average density of 5 per square mile (2/km²). The racial makeup of the county was 71.86% White, 4.87% Black or African American, 0.58% Native American, 0.41% Asian, 0.02% Pacific Islander, 19.76% from other races, and 2.50% from two or more races. 73.76% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.


Adjacent counties

Major highways

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,134 square miles (2,940 km2), of which 1,134 square miles (2,940 km2) is land and 0.8 square miles (2.1 km2) (0.07%) is water.[5]



  • Geography 1
    • Major highways 1.1
    • Adjacent counties 1.2
  • Demographics 2
  • Communities 3
  • See also 4
  • References 5
  • External links 6

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