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Parmer County, Texas

Parmer County, Texas
Courthouse of Parmer County
Map of Texas highlighting Parmer County
Location in the state of Texas
Map of the United States highlighting Texas
Texas's location in the U.S.
Founded 1907
Named for Martin Parmer
Seat Farwell
Largest city Friona
 • Total 885 sq mi (2,292 km2)
 • Land 881 sq mi (2,282 km2)
 • Water 4.4 sq mi (11 km2), 0.5%
 • (2010) 10,269
 • Density 12/sq mi (5/km²)
Congressional district 19th
Time zone Central: UTC-6/-5
Website .us.tx.parmer.cowww

Parmer County is a

  • Parmer County government’s website
  • Parmer County from the Handbook of Texas Online
  • Parmer County Profile from the Texas Association of Counties

External links

  1. ^ a b "State & County QuickFacts". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved December 22, 2013. 
  2. ^ "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Retrieved 2011-06-07. 
  3. ^ "Texas: Individual County Chronologies". Texas Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.  
  4. ^
  5. ^ "2010 Census Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. August 22, 2012. Retrieved May 6, 2015. 
  6. ^ "Annual Estimates of the Resident Population for Incorporated Places: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2014". Retrieved June 4, 2015. 
  7. ^ "U.S. Decennial Census". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved May 6, 2015. 
  8. ^ "Texas Almanac: Population History of Counties from 1850–2010" (PDF). Texas Almanac. Retrieved May 6, 2015. 
  9. ^ "American FactFinder".  


See also


Unincorporated communities



The median income for a household in the county was $30,813, and for a family was $34,149. Males had a median income of $26,966 versus $19,650 for females. The per capita income for the county was $14,184. About 14.2% of families and 17.0% of the population were below the poverty line, including 20.9% of those under age 18 and 14.2% of those age 65 or over.

In the county, the population was distributed as 32.9% under the age of 18, 8.5% from 18 to 24, 26.2% from 25 to 44, 19.6% from 45 to 64, and 12.7% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 32 years. For every 100 females, there were 97.90 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 93.90 males.

Of the 3,322 households, 42.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 67.0% were married couples living together, 8.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 21.3% were not families. About 19.3% of all households were made up of individuals, and 10.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.97 and the average family size was 3.43.

As of the census[9] of 2000, 10,016 people, 3,322 households, and 2,614 families resided in the county. The population density was 11 people per square mile (4/km²). The 3,732 housing units averaged four per square mile (2/km²). The racial makeup of the county was 66.01% White, 1.01% Black or African American, 0.76% Native American, 0.32% Asian, 0.04% Pacific Islander, 29.51% from other races, and 2.35% from two or more races. 49.19% of the population were Hispanic or Latino] of any race.


Adjacent counties

Major highways

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 885 square miles (2,290 km2), of which 881 square miles (2,280 km2) is land and 4.4 square miles (11 km2) (0.5%) is water.[5]



  • Geography 1
    • Major highways 1.1
    • Adjacent counties 1.2
  • Demographics 2
  • Communities 3
    • Cities 3.1
    • Unincorporated communities 3.2
  • Gallery 4
  • See also 5
  • References 6
  • External links 7

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