Colorado County, Texas

related topics
{household, population, female}
{county, mile, population}

Colorado County is a county located in the U.S. state of Texas. In 2000, its population was 20,390. Its county seat is Columbus[1]. Colorado is named for the Colorado River of Texas. Colorado County was founded in 1836.

Contents

Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 974 square miles (2,522.6 km2), of which 963 square miles (2,494.2 km2) is land and 11 square miles (28.5 km2) (1.09%) is water.

Major highways

Adjacent counties

National protected area

Demographics

As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 20,390 people, 7,641 households, and 5,402 families residing in the county. The population density was 21 people per square mile (8/km²). There were 9,431 housing units at an average density of 10 per square mile (4/km²). The racial makeup of the county was 72.79% White, 14.80% Black or African American, 0.37% Native American, 0.21% Asian, 0.02% Pacific Islander, 10.04% from other races, and 1.78% from two or more races. 19.74% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

Full article ▸

related documents
Mississippi County, Missouri
Sierra County, New Mexico
Camp County, Texas
Charles Mix County, South Dakota
McPherson County, South Dakota
Kiowa County, Oklahoma
Faulk County, South Dakota
Powder River County, Montana
Carter County, Montana
Treasure County, Montana
Tunica County, Mississippi
Hart County, Georgia
Marion County, Tennessee
Potter County, South Dakota
George County, Mississippi
Union County, South Carolina
Madison County, Montana
Lowndes County, Mississippi
Perquimans County, North Carolina
Tripp County, South Dakota
Stanley County, South Dakota
Overton County, Tennessee
Pike County, Mississippi
Sequatchie County, Tennessee
Cherokee County, Texas
Sheridan County, Montana
Leflore County, Mississippi
Walworth County, South Dakota
San Miguel County, New Mexico
Otero County, New Mexico