Andrews County, Texas


Andrews County – History, Demography, Government and Others

Andrews County, Texas

History of Andrews County

Andrews County came into existence in 1876, when Andrews County was established when 15th Legislature of Texas established 54 counties within the Panhandle and South Plains. The county was named after Richard Andrews, the 1st man to die in the fight for Texas independence in 1835.


In the census of the year 2010 there were 14,786 people living within the county. 79.5 percent were white, 1.5% Black or African American, 1.0% Native American, 0.6% Asian, 15.5% of another race and 2.0 percentage with two or more races. 48.7 percent of them of them were Hispanic or Latino (of any race).

At the time of in the Census of 2000 the population was 13,004 with 4,601 households and 3,519 families living within the county. The density of the population of 9 persons per sq mile (3/km 2). In the county, there were 5400 dwelling units with A density average of 4 people per sq mile (1/km 2). The ethnic makeup in the County was 77.08 percent white, 1.65% Black or African American, 0.88% Native American, 0.71% Asian, 0.02% Pacific Islander, 16.79% from other races and 2.87 percentage of people from multiple races. 40.00 percent of the population comprise Hispanic or Latino , regardless of race.

In total, there were 4601 families among which 40.70 percent had children younger than 18 years old who were living in the household, 63.70% were married couples living together, 9.50% had a female householder without a husband present or present, and 23.50 percent were not families. 21.80 percent of all households were comprised of people with no spouses, and 10.00 percent of households had a person living in a home on their own and was 65 years old or older. The average size of a household of 2.81 as well as the typical size of the family was 3.29.

The county’s population was distributed by age group, with 31.50 percent of the population younger than 18 years old, 8.10% from 18 to 24. 27.30 percent between 25 and 44, 20.50% from 45 to 64 and 12.50 percent that were 65 years old or more. the age of 65 or over. In the median, there was a age of 34. In 100 females,, there was 96.30 males. for every female aged 18 or over the number was 91.20 males.

The median income of households of the same county was $34,036, while the median household income was $37,017. Males earned a median of $33,223 and $21,846 females. The per-capita amount of income of the entire county is $15,916. The county had 13.90 percent of households and 16.40 percent of the people lived under the poverty threshold which included 20.20 percent of those who were aged 18 or less and 12.70 percent of people 65 and over.


Andrews County Government

Andrews County, Texas – Cities

  1. Andrews (county seat)

Andrews County, Texas – Unincorporated communities

  • Florey
  • Frankel City

Adjacent Counties

Photos of Significant Location and Monuments

School Districts

  • Andrews Independent School District
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