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Stonewall County, Texas

Stonewall County, Texas
Stonewall County Courthouse in Aspermont
Map of Texas highlighting Stonewall County
Location in the state of Texas
Map of the United States highlighting Texas
Texas's location in the U.S.
Founded 1888
Named for Stonewall Jackson
Seat Aspermont
Largest town Aspermont
Area
 • Total 920 sq mi (2,383 km2)
 • Land 916 sq mi (2,372 km2)
 • Water 3.9 sq mi (10 km2), 0.4%
Population
 • (2010) 1,490
 • Density 1.6/sq mi (1/km²)
Congressional district 19th
Time zone Central: UTC-6/-5

Stonewall County is a

External links

  1. ^ a b "State & County QuickFacts". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved December 24, 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. ^ "State Rep. Springer announces district tour July 30".  
  5. ^ "2010 Census Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. August 22, 2012. Retrieved May 10, 2015. 
  6. ^ "Stonewall County High Point Trip Report". Retrieved 2008-08-14. 
  7. ^ "Prominence Ladder from Double Mountains". Retrieved 2008-08-14. 
  8. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Brazos River
  9. ^ "Annual Estimates of the Resident Population for Incorporated Places: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2014". Retrieved June 4, 2015. 
  10. ^ "U.S. Decennial Census". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved May 10, 2015. 
  11. ^ "Texas Almanac: Population History of Counties from 1850–2010" (PDF). Texas Almanac. Retrieved May 10, 2015. 
  12. ^ "American FactFinder".  

References

Communities

The median income for a household in the county was $27,935, and the median income for a family was $35,571. Males had a median income of $27,083 versus $15,000 for females. The per capita income for the county was $16,094. About 14.80% of families and 19.30% of the population were below the poverty line, including 31.50% of those under age 18 and 14.50% of those age 65 or over.

In the county, the population was spread out with 22.80% under the age of 18, 6.20% from 18 to 24, 22.60% from 25 to 44, 24.50% from 45 to 64, and 24.00% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 44 years. For every 100 females there were 90.00 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 91.10 males.

There were 642 households out of which 24% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 53% were married couples living together, 10.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 33.6% were non-families. 15.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.28 and the average family size was 2.83.

As of the census[12] of 2010, there were 1,490 people, 642 households, and 426 families residing in the county. The population density was 2 people per square mile (1/km²). There were 928 housing units at an average density of 1 per square mile (0/km²). The racial makeup of the county was 87.7% White, 2.6% Black or African American, 0.5% Native American, 0.9% Asian, 6.3% from other races, and 1.9% from two or more races. 14.0% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

Demographics

Adjacent counties

Major highways

Geographic features

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 920 square miles (2,400 km2), of which 916 square miles (2,370 km2) is land and 3.9 square miles (10 km2) (0.4%) is water.[5]

Geography

Stonewall County was formed in 1876 from portions of Bexar County and Young County. It was named after Thomas Jonathan "Stonewall" Jackson, a general of the Confederate Army.

History

Contents

  • History 1
  • Geography 2
    • Geographic features 2.1
    • Major highways 2.2
    • Adjacent counties 2.3
  • Demographics 3
  • Communities 4
  • References 5
  • External links 6

Republican Drew Springer, Jr., a businessman from Muenster in Cooke County, has since January 2013 represented Stonewall County in the Texas House of Representatives.[4]

. Confederate States Army, a general of the Stonewall Jackson It is named for [3]

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