Hartley County, Texas
|Hartley County, Texas|
Hartley County Courthouse
Location in the state of Texas
Texas's location in the U.S.
|• Total||1,463 sq mi (3,789 km2)|
|• Land||1,462 sq mi (3,787 km2)|
|• Water||1.2 sq mi (3 km2), 0.08%|
|• Density||3/sq mi (1/km²)|
|Time zone||Central: UTC-6/-5|
Hartley County is a county located in the U.S. state of Texas. As of the 2010 census, its population was 6,062. The county seat is Channing, which operates a unit of the Dalhart Grain Elevators Cooperative. It is named for Oliver C. Hartley and his brother, Rufus K. Hartley, two early Texas legislators and lawyers.
- Dallam County (north)
- Moore County (east)
- Oldham County (south)
- Quay County, New Mexico (southwest)
- Union County, New Mexico (northwest)
As of the census of 2000, there were 5,537 people, 1,604 households, and 1,220 families residing in the county. The population density was 4 people per square mile (1/km²). There were 1,760 housing units at an average density of 1 per square mile (0/km²). The racial makeup of the county was 81.07% White, 8.15% Black or African American, 0.43% Native American, 0.27% Asian, 0.05% Pacific Islander, 8.60% from other races, and 1.43% from two or more races. 13.69% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.
There were 1,604 households out of which 35.50% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 68.90% were married couples living together, 4.70% had a female householder with no husband present, and 23.90% were non-families. 21.60% 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 2.56 and the average family size was 2.98.
In the county, the population was spread out with 20.80% under the age of 18, 4.70% from 18 to 24, 35.70% from 25 to 44, 26.90% from 45 to 64, and 11.90% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 40 years. For every 100 females there were 154.10 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 172.90 males.
The median income for a household in the county was $46,327, and the median income for a family was $53,004. Males had a median income of $29,783 versus $21,783 for females. The per capita income for the county was $18,067. About 3.70% of families and 6.60% of the population were below the poverty line, including 8.00% of those under age 18 and 5.30% of those age 65 or over.
Government and infrastructure
Dalhart Grain Elevator Coop in Hartley
- List of museums in the Texas Panhandle
- National Register of Historic Places listings in Hartley County, Texas
- "State & County QuickFacts". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved December 17, 2013.
- "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Retrieved 2011-06-07.
- "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.
- "U.S. Decennial Census". Census.gov. Retrieved December 17, 2013.
- Texas Almanac: County Population History 1850-2010 Retrieved December 17, 2013
- "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2011-05-14.
- "Dalhart Unit." Texas Department of Criminal Justice. Retrieved on June 4, 2010.
- Hartley County government’s website
- Hartley County from the Handbook of Texas Online
- Hartley County Profile from the Texas Association of Counties
||Union County, New Mexico||Dallam County|
|Quay County, New Mexico||Oldham County|