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Grimes County, Texas Facts

Facts
State Texas
Land area 787.5 square miles
Population Density 33.8 persons per square mile.
Population
Population (2013) 26,859
Population change 1.1%
Under 5 years of age 5.4%
Under 18 22%
65 and over 15.6%
Females 45.5%
White 80.7
Hispanic or Latino of any race 22.6
Asian 0.5%
Two or more races 1.4%
Black or African American 16.5%
Native American 0.8%
Pacific Islander 0.1%
Had graduated from high school 79%
Had a bachelor’s degree or higher 11.1%
Veterans 2,462
Households and Housing
Households 8,848
Persons per household 2.7
Living in the same house for one year or more 85%
Median household income $43,994
The per capita income $20,307
Live below the poverty line. 19.1%
housing units 10,888
Multi-unit structures 5%
The median value of owner-occupied housing $92,900
Residents owning their homes. 76.3%
Business Facts
Total number of firms 1,896
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 $157,336
Retail sales per capita $6,110
Manufacturers shipments $892,610
Merchant wholesaler sales $142,455