Stonewall County, Texas
|Stonewall County, Texas|
Stonewall County Courthouse in Aspermont, Texas
Location in the state of Texas
Texas's location in the U.S.
|Named for||Stonewall Jackson|
|• Total||920 sq mi (2,383 km2)|
|• Land||918 sq mi (2,378 km2)|
|• Water||2 sq mi (5 km2), 0.17%|
|• Density||3/sq mi (1/km²)|
Stonewall County is a county located in the U.S. state of Texas. As of the 2010 census, its population was 1,490. Its county seat is Aspermont. The county is named for Stonewall Jackson, a general of the Confederate States Army.
According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 920 sq mi (2,383 km2), of which 918 sq mi (2,378 km2) is land and 2 sq mi (5 km2) (0.17%) is water.
- King County (north)
- Haskell County (east)
- Jones County (southeast)
- Fisher County (south)
- Kent County (west)
Major Geographic Features
- Double Mountain (county high point and most topographically prominent point for almost 160 miles (260 km)
- The Brazos River (proper) begins in Stonewall County at the confluence of the Double Mountain Fork and Salt Fork Brazos River, about 3 miles (4.8 km) west of Jud, Texas, now a ghost town.
Texas Almanac: 1850-2010
As of the census of 2010, there were 1,490 people, 642 households, and 426 families residing in the county. The population density was 2 people per square mile (1/km²). There were 928 housing units at an average density of 1 per square mile (0/km²). The racial makeup of the county was 87.7% White, 2.6% Black or African American, 0.5% Native American, 0.9% Asian, 6.3% from other races, and 1.9% from two or more races. 14.0% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.
There were 642 households out of which 24% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 53% were married couples living together, 10.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 33.6% were non-families. 15.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.28 and the average family size was 2.83.
In the county, the population was spread out with 22.80% under the age of 18, 6.20% from 18 to 24, 22.60% from 25 to 44, 24.50% from 45 to 64, and 24.00% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 44 years. For every 100 females there were 90.00 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 91.10 males.
The median income for a household in the county was $27,935, and the median income for a family was $35,571. Males had a median income of $27,083 versus $15,000 for females. The per capita income for the county was $16,094. About 14.80% of families and 19.30% of the population were below the poverty line, including 31.50% of those under age 18 and 14.50% of those age 65 or over.
Cities and towns
- United States Census Bureau. "2010 Census Data". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 23 December 2011.
- "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Retrieved 2011-06-07.
- "State Rep. Springer announces district tour July 30". Lubbock Avalanche-Journal, July 16, 2013. Retrieved July 18, 2013.
- "Stonewall County High Point Trip Report". Retrieved 2008-08-14.
- "Prominence Ladder from Double Mountains". Retrieved 2008-08-14.
- U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Brazos River
- U.S. Decennial Census
- Texas Almanac: County Population History 1850-2010
- "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
- Stonewall County from the Handbook of Texas Online
- Stonewall County extension profile at Texas A&M University
- Stonewall County Profile from the Texas Association of Counties
|Kent County||Haskell County|
|Fisher County||Jones County|