Kimble County, Texas

The Kimble County is a county located in the state of Texas in the United States. The seat of the county government ( county seat ) is located in Junction.

Geography

The County is located about 40 km south-west of the geographic center of Texas and has an area of 3240 square kilometers, of which 1 square kilometers of water surface. It is bordered clockwise to the following counties: Menard County, Mason County, Gillespie County, Kerr County, Edwards County and Sutton County.

History

Kimble County was formed in 1858 from parts of Bexar County. It was named after George C. Kimbell, a defender of the Alamo.

Demographic data

According to the census of 2000, there were 4,468 people in Kimble County; were counted 1,866 households and 1,285 families. The population density was 1 people per square kilometer. The racial the population was composed of 90.3 percent white, 0.1 percent African American, 0.3 percent Native American, 0.5 percent Asian and 7.5 percent from other ethnic groups; 1.3 percent were descended from two or more races. 20.7 percent of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.

Of the 1,866 households out of which 28.2 per cent of children or young people who lived with them. 57.2 percent were married couples living together, 8.6 percent were single mothers and 31.1 percent were non-families. 28.6 percent of all households and 16.0 percent lived in people aged 65 years or older. The average household size was 2.37 and the average family size was 2.90 persons.

23.6 percent of the population was under 18 years old, 6.0 percent between 18 to 24, 22.6 percent between 25 and 44, 26.9 percent between 45 and 64 and 20.9 percent were 65 years of age or older. The average age was 43 years. For every 100 females there were 92.7 males to 100 females age 18 and over, there were 90.5 males.

The median income for a household was $ 29,396, and the median income for a family was $ 34,966. Males have a median income of $ 24,844, women $ 20,431. The per capita income was $ 17,127. 13.4 percent of families and 18.8 percent of the population lived below the poverty line.

Cities and Towns

  • Junction
  • London
  • Roosevelt
  • Segovia
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