Uvalde County, Texas

The Uvalde County is a county located in the state of Texas in the United States. The administrative headquarters ( County Seat) is Uvalde.

Geography

The County is located about 90 km south of the geographic center of Texas and is located in the southwest about 35 km from the border with Mexico. It has an area of ​​4037 square kilometers, of which 5 square kilometers is water area. It is bordered clockwise to the following counties: Real County, Bandera County, Medina County, Zavala County, Kinney County and Edwards County.

History

Uvalde County was formed in 1850 from parts of Bexar County. It was named after Cañón de Ugalde or after Juan de Ugalde, the Spanish governor of Coahuila (both in the literature ).

Demographic data

1900-1990 2000 2010

According to the census in 2000 lived in Uvalde County 25,926 people in 8,559 households and 6,641 families. The population density was 6 people per square kilometer. The racial the population was made ​​up of 75.68 percent White, 0.36 percent African American, 0.68 percent Native American, 0.39 percent Asian, 0.08 percent of residents from the Pacific Islander and 19.65 percent from other races groups; 3.16 percent were descended from two or more races. 65.91 percent of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.

Of the 8,559 households out of which 40.2 per cent of children or young people who lived with them. 59.4 percent were married couples living together, 13.7 percent were single mothers and 22.4 percent were non-families. 19.9 percent of all households and 9.8 percent had someone living alone at the age of 65 years or older. The average household size was 2.96 and the average family size was 3.42 persons.

31.4 percent of the population was under 18 years old, 9.8 percent between 18 to 24, 25.3 percent between 25 and 44, 20 % between 45 and 64 and 13.6 percent were 65 years of age or older. The average age was 32 years. For every 100 females there were 95 males and 100 females aged 18 and over, there were 90.7 males.

The median income for a household was $ 27,164, and the median income for a family was $ 30,671. Males have a median income of $ 25,135, women $ 16,486. The per capita income was $ 12,557. 19.9 percent of families and 24.3 percent of the population lived below the poverty line.

Places

  • Blewett
  • Brice Lane Colonia
  • Cline
  • Concan
  • Dabney
  • Gonzales Colonia
  • Knippa
  • Montell
  • North Uvalde Colonia
  • Reagan Wells
  • Sabinal
  • Utopia
  • Uvalde
  • Uvalde Estates
  • Uvalde Estates Colonia
  • Vanham Addition Colonia
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