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Texas Quick Facts

From the US Census Bureau

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Data Texas USA
Population, 2003 22.1 million (7.6% of total) 291 million
Persons under 18 years old, percent, 2000 28.2% 25.7%
Persons 65 years old and over, percent, 2000 9.9% 12.4%
White persons, percent, 2000 78.0% 75.1%
Black or African American persons, percent, 2000 15.5% 12.3%
White persons, not of Hispanic/Latino origin, percent, 2000 52.4% 69.1%
Persons of Hispanic or Latino origin, percent, 2000 32.0% 12.5%
High school graduates, percent of persons age 25+, 2000 75.7% 80.4%
Homeownership rate, 2000 63.8% 66.2%
Persons below poverty, percent, 1999 15.4% 12.4%
Median household income, 1999 $39,927 (95.1% of national average) $41,994
Federal funds and grants, 2002 ($1000) $123.4 billion
(6.5% of US total, $5,584 per capita)
$1.9 trillion
($6,529 per capita)
Persons per square mile, 2000 79.6 79.6


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