Andrews (Texas)

Andrews County

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Andrews is a town in Andrews County in the U.S. state of Texas, United States, and the county seat. Were named the city and the County to Richard Andrews, the first soldier who died in the Texas Revolution, and indeed at the Battle of Concepcion in 1835.

Geography

The city is located in the highlands in west-central Texas, about 20 miles from New Mexico to the west away and has an area of 12.4 km ².

Culture

Andrews maintains a public library with about 68.Büchern, 2600 Audio and Video in 1800 documents. Furthermore, there are four primary schools, one middle school and one high school. More colleges are available in the 50 km distant cities Midland and Odessa. The next universities are about 160 and 220 km away.

Religion

In Andrews, there are 30 different churches from 13 different denominations. Among the belonging to a denomination churches the Baptist church is best represented with 11 churches. Furthermore, there are 4 to no denomination belonging churches ( as of 2004).

Demography

The average income for a household in the city is $ 32,774, the median income for a family at $ 36,172. Males have a median income of $ 31,527 compared to women with an average of $ 22,266. The per capita income is $ 16,101. 17.7 % of the population and 15.3 % of families are below the poverty line. 31.5% of the population is under 18 years old and 100 females aged 18 and over, there are 88.6 men statistically. The average age is 34 years. (As of 2000).

Crime

The crime rate has an index of 185.4 points. (Compare U.S. national average: 330.6 points) (higher scores mean higher crime ) 2002, there were 0 murders, rapes 0, 0 robberies, 24 assaults on persons, 63 burglaries, 195 thefts and 11 car thefts.

Sons and daughters of the town

  • Chad Campbell, golf pro
  • Max Lucado, evangelical pastor and author
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