McMullen County, Texas
|McMullen County, Texas|
The McMullen County Courthouse in Tilden.
Location in the state of Texas
Texas's location in the U.S.
|• Total||1,143 sq mi (2,960 km2)|
|• Land||1,113 sq mi (2,883 km2)|
|• Water||30 sq mi (78 km2), 2.59%|
McMullen County is a county located in the U.S. state of Texas. As of the 2010 census, its population was 707. Its seat is Tilden. McMullen County was officially established from parts of Bexar, Atascosa, and Live Oak counties in 1858. It is named for John McMullen, founder of a colony in Texas.
The McMullen County Courthouse was designed by the architect William Charles Stephenson, originally from Buffalo, New York. Stephenson also designed some fifty buildings in Beeville, including the Bee County Courthouse.
According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,143 square miles (2,960 km2), of which 1,113 square miles (2,880 km2) is land and 30 square miles (78 km2) (2.59%) is water.
- Atascosa County (north)
- Live Oak County (east)
- Duval County (south)
- Webb County (southwest)
- La Salle County (west)
- Frio County (northwest)
Texas Almanac: 1850-2010
As of the census of 2000, there were 851 people, 355 households, and 238 families residing in the county. The population density was less than 1/km² (1/sq mi). There were 587 housing units at an average density of 0 per square mile (0/km²). The racial makeup of the county was 88.37% White, 1.18% Black or African American, 0.24% Native American, 8.93% from other races, and 1.29% from two or more races. 33.14% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.
There were 355 households out of which 25.90% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 59.70% were married couples living together, 5.60% had a female householder with no husband present, and 32.70% were non-families. 30.70% of all households were made up of individuals and 14.90% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.40 and the average family size was 3.01.
In the county, the population was spread out with 23.40% under the age of 18, 6.30% from 18 to 24, 23.70% from 25 to 44, 28.70% from 45 to 64, and 17.90% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 43 years. For every 100 females there were 101.20 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 105.70 males.
The median income for a household in the county was $32,500, and the median income for a family was $35,417. Males had a median income of $26,953 versus $20,982 for females. The per capita income for the county was $22,258. 20.70% of the population and 15.90% of families were below the poverty line. Out of the total people living in poverty, 28.60% are under the age of 18 and 17.90% are 65 or older.
McMullen County is served by the McMullen County Independent School District.
- List of museums in South Texas
- National Register of Historic Places listings in McMullen County, Texas
- United States Census Bureau. "2010 Census Data". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 20 December 2011.
- "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Retrieved 2011-06-07.
- U.S. Decennial Census
- Texas Almanac: County Population History 1850-2010
- "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
- McMullen County from the Handbook of Texas Online
- "McMullen County Profile" from the Texas Association of Counties
||Frio County||Atascosa County|
|La Salle County||Live Oak County|
|Webb County||Duval County|