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People QuickFacts Milam County Texas
Population, 2002 estimate 24,880 21,779,893
Population, percent change, April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2002 2.6% 4.5%
Population, 2000 24,238 20,851,820
Population, percent change, 1990 to 2000 5.6% 22.8%
Persons under 5 years old, percent, 2000 6.8% 7.8%
Persons under 18 years old, percent, 2000 27.5% 28.2%
Persons 65 years old and over, percent, 2000 17.2% 9.9%
Female persons, percent, 2000 51.0% 50.4%
White persons, percent, 2000 (a) 78.9% 71.0%
Black or African American persons, percent, 2000 (a) 11.0% 11.5%
American Indian and Alaska Native persons, percent, 2000 (a) 0.5% 0.6%
Asian persons, percent, 2000 (a) 0.2% 2.7%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander, percent, 2000 (a) Z 0.1%
Persons reporting some other race, percent, 2000 (a) 7.7% 11.7%
Persons reporting two or more races, percent, 2000 1.6% 2.5%
Persons of Hispanic or Latino origin, percent, 2000 (b) 18.6% 32.0%
White persons, not of Hispanic/Latino origin, percent, 2000 69.2% 52.4%
Living in same house in 1995 and 2000′, pct age 5+, 2000 59.2% 49.6%
Foreign born persons, percent, 2000 5.6% 13.9%
Language other than English spoken at home, pct age 5+, 2000 17.3% 31.2%
High school graduates, percent of persons age 25+, 2000 70.9% 75.7%
Bachelor’s degree or higher, pct of persons age 25+, 2000 11.6% 23.2%
Persons with a disability, age 5+, 2000 4,584 3,605,542
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16+, 2000 27.1 25.4
Housing units, 2002 10,951 8,502,060
Homeownership rate, 2000 73.0% 63.8%
Housing units in multi-unit structures, percent, 2000 6.1% 24.2%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2000 $49,300 $82,500
Households, 2000 9,199 7,393,354
Persons per household, 2000 2.59 2.74
Median household income, 1999 $33,186 $39,927
Per capita money income, 1999 $16,920 $19,617
Persons below poverty, percent, 1999 15.9% 15.4%

 

Business QuickFacts Milam County Texas
Private nonfarm establishments with paid employees, 2001 421 473,868
Private nonfarm employment, 2001 5,340 8,161,321
Private nonfarm employment, percent change 2000-2001 -2.5% 1.7%
Nonemployer establishments, 2000 1,242 1,271,401
Manufacturers shipments, 1997 ($1000) 456,000 297,657,003
Retail sales, 1997 ($1000) 106,827 182,516,112
Retail sales per capita, 1997 $4,434 $9,430
Minority-owned firms, percent of total, 1997 28.9% 23.9%
Women-owned firms, percent of total, 1997 22.0% 25.0%
Housing units authorized by building permits, 2002 100 165,027
Federal funds and grants, 2002 ($1000) 143,786 123,431,164

 

Geography QuickFacts Milam County Texas
Land area, 2000 (square miles) 1,017 261,797
Persons per square mile, 2000 23.8 79.6
Metropolitan Area None
FIPS Code 331 48

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