Ward County, Texas

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Ward County is a county located in the U.S. state of Texas. As of 2000, the population was 10,909. The county seat is Monahans, and the county is named for Thomas W. Ward, a soldier in the Texas Revolution.

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Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 836 square miles (2,165 km²), of which 835 square miles (2,164 km²) is land and 1 square miles (1 km²) (0.03%) is water.

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Adjacent counties

Demographics

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 10,909 people, 3,964 households, and 2,929 families residing in the county. The population density was 13 people per square mile (5/km²). There were 4,832 housing units at an average density of 6 per square mile (2/km²). The racial makeup of the county was 79.79% White, 4.61% Black or African American, 0.66% Native American, 0.28% Asian, 0.03% Pacific Islander, 12.52% from other races, and 2.11% from two or more races. 41.98% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

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