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Swisher County, Texas Facts

Facts
State Texas
Land area 890.2 square miles
Population Density 8.8 persons per square mile.
Population
Population (2013) 7,763
Population change -1.2%
Under 5 years of age 7.1%
Under 18 26%
65 and over 17.5%
Females 47.1%
White 89.1
Hispanic or Latino of any race 42.1
Asian 0.4%
Two or more races 1.3%
Black or African American 7.7%
Native American 1.5%
Pacific Islander 0.1%
Had graduated from high school 78%
Had a bachelor’s degree or higher 16.3%
Veterans 616
Households and Housing
Households 2,604
Persons per household 2.8
Living in the same house for one year or more 78.5%
Median household income $36,753
The per capita income $17,880
Live below the poverty line. 23.1%
housing units 3,200
Multi-unit structures 8%
The median value of owner-occupied housing $62,600
Residents owning their homes. 73.1%
Business Facts
Total number of firms 582
Women-owned firms 29.6%
Asian-owned firms 0%
Hispanic-owned firms 10.7%
Black-owned firms 0%
Native American-owned firms 0%
Pacific Islander-owned firms 0%
Retail sales $35,247
Retail sales per capita $4,619
Manufacturers shipments $0
Merchant wholesaler sales $42,385