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Brooks County, Texas Facts

Facts
State Texas
Land area 943.4 square miles
Population Density 7.7 persons per square mile.
Population
Population (2013) 7,237
Population change 0.2%
Under 5 years of age 9.3%
Under 18 28.4%
65 and over 17.8%
Females 50.1%
White 96.9
Hispanic or Latino of any race 89.9
Asian 1%
Two or more races 0.5%
Black or African American 1%
Native American 0.6%
Pacific Islander 0%
Had graduated from high school 63%
Had a bachelor’s degree or higher 10.8%
Veterans 415
Households and Housing
Households 2,439
Persons per household 2.9
Living in the same house for one year or more 82.1%
Median household income $21,865
The per capita income $14,345
Live below the poverty line. 38.3%
housing units 3,218
Multi-unit structures 9%
The median value of owner-occupied housing $47,300
Residents owning their homes. 69.3%
Business Facts
Total number of firms 525
Women-owned firms 0%
Asian-owned firms 0%
Hispanic-owned firms 0%
Black-owned firms 0%
Native American-owned firms 0%
Pacific Islander-owned firms 0%
Retail sales $81,552
Retail sales per capita $10,914
Manufacturers shipments $0
Merchant wholesaler sales $0