Anderson County, Texas

Anderson County, Texas

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

founded year = 1846
founded date =
seat wl = Palestine
largest city wl = Palestine
area_total_sq_mi = 1078
area_total_km2 = 2792
area_land_sq_mi = 1071
area_land_km2 = 2773
area_water_sq_mi = 7
area_water_km2 = 19
area percentage = 0.66%
census yr = 2000
pop = 55109
density_sq_mi = 52
density_km2 = 20
time zone = Central
UTC offset = -6
DST offset = -5
footnotes =
web =
named for = Kenneth L. Anderson

Anderson County is a county located in the U.S. state of Texas. As of 2000, the population was 55,109. Its county seat is PalestineGR|6. Anderson county was organized in 1846, and is named in honor of Kenneth L. Anderson who had been Vice President of the Republic of Texas.


According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,078 square miles (2,792 km²), of which, 1,071 square miles (2,773 km²) of it is land and 7 square miles (19 km²) of it (0.66%) is water.

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Adjacent counties

*Henderson County (north)
*Cherokee County (east)
*Houston County (south)
*Leon County (southwest)
*Freestone County (west)


As of the censusGR|2 of 2000, there were 55,109 people, 15,678 households, and 11,335 families residing in the county. The population density was 52 people per square mile (20/km²). There were 18,436 housing units at an average density of 17 per square mile (7/km²). The racial makeup of the county was 66.44% White, 23.48% Black or African American, 0.64% Native American, 0.45% Asian, 0.03% Pacific Islander, 8.00% from other races, and 0.96% from two or more races. 12.17% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 15,678 households out of which 34.10% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 55.50% were married couples living together, 13.20% had a female householder with no husband present, and 27.70% were non-families. 24.80% of all households were made up of individuals and 11.80% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.58 and the average family size was 3.07.

In the county, the population was spread out with 20.70% under the age of 18, 9.30% from 18 to 24, 37.70% from 25 to 44, 20.60% from 45 to 64, and 11.70% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 36 years. For every 100 females there were 155.80 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 173.40 males.

The median income for a household in the county was $31,957, and the median income for a family was $37,513. Males had a median income of $27,070 versus $21,577 for females. The per capita income for the county was $13,838. About 12.70% of families and 16.50% of the population were below the poverty line, including 21.60% of those under age 18 and 16.60% of those age 65 or over.






Unincorporated areas

*Wild Cat Bluff
*Bois D'Arc
*Broom City


The following school districts serve areas in Anderson County:
* Athens ISD (partial)
* Cayuga ISD
* Elkhart ISD (partial)
* Frankston ISD (partial)
* La Poynor ISD (partial)
* Neches ISD
* Palestine ISD
* Slocum ISD
* Westwood ISD


External links

* [ Anderson County government's website]
*Handbook of Texas|id=AA/hca1|name= Anderson County, Texas
* [ Anderson County Texas Electricity Choice]
* [ Anderson County Texas TXGenWeb Page]
* [ View historic Anderson County materials] , hosted by the [ Portal to Texas History]

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