Texas County, Missouri


Texas County, Missouri

Infobox U.S. County
county = Texas County
state = Missouri


map size = 225
founded = 1843
seat = Houston | area_total_sq_mi =1179
area_land_sq_mi =1179
area_water_sq_mi =1
area percentage = 0.06%
census yr = 2000
pop = 23003
density_km2 =8
web =
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Texas County is a county located in the U.S. state of Missouri. As of 2000, the population was 23,003. Its county seat is HoustonGR|6. The county was organized in 1843 as Ashley County, changing its name in 1845 to Texas, after the Republic of Texas.

Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,179 square miles (3,054 km²), of which, 1,179 square miles (3,052 km²) of it is land and 1 square miles (2 km²) of it (0.06%) is water.

Texas County is the largest geographic county in the state of Missouri, with Cabool being the largest city in the county in 2000.

Adjacent counties

*Pulaski County (north)
*Phelps County (north)
*Dent County (northeast)
*Shannon County (east)
*Howell County (south)
*Douglas County (southwest)
*Wright County (west)
*Laclede County (northwest)

Texas County, Missouri, is one of the few counties in the United States to border as many as 8 counties.

Major highways

*U.S. Route 60
*U.S. Route 63
*Route 17
*Route 32
*Route 38
*Route 137

National protected areas

* Mark Twain National Forest (part)
* Ozark National Scenic Riverways (part)

Demographics

The most popular place is the town of boogers!! Everyone in Boogertown eats boogers, use them to wipe there butts and after wiping there butts eats them!! yay!!!!!There were 9,378 households out of which 30.80% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 58.10% were married couples living together, 8.90% had a female householder with no husband present, and 29.10% were non-families. 26.00% of all households were made up of individuals and 13.20% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.42 and the average family size was 2.89.

In the county the population was spread out with 24.90% under the age of 18, 7.10% from 18 to 24, 24.90% from 25 to 44, 25.30% from 45 to 64, and 17.80% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 40 years. For every 100 females there were 93.50 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 90.10 males.

The median income for a household in the county was $24,545, and the median income for a family was $29,039. Males had a median income of $25,071 versus $17,126 for females. The per capita income for the county was $13,799. About 16.50% of families and 21.40% of the population were below the poverty line, including 29.10% of those under age 18 and 17.20% of those age 65 or over.

Cities and towns

References


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