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Demographics

Population: 28,304,596
White: 41.9%
Black: 11.8%
Hispanic: 39.4%
Asian: 4.8%
Indian: 0.3%
Citizens: 89%
Foreign Born
     Top 3 Countries of Origin:
Non-English Speakers: 35.6%
     Top 3 Languages Spoken:
Median Age: 34.7
Homeless Population:
Mental Illness Rank (Low=Good): 34
Agnostic/Atheist: 7.1%
Evangelical Protestants: 25.4%
Muslims: 0.9%
Refugee Top 10 State 2018: Top State
Percentage of Babies Born to Unwed Mothers: 41%

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Economy

Dangerous Animals, Insects, Reptiles and Annoying Pests

Homeschool Laws

Distance to Vacation Destinations

  • Anaheim: 18+ hours
  • Nearest Beach: Galveston
  • Nearest Mountain: 67 mountains, No skiing mountains
  • Nearest Ocean: 20+ hours (in Florida)
  • Theme Parks in State: At least 12 Theme Parks
  • Orlando: 19+ hours

Nutrition

Weather

Natural Disasters

Colleges

Number of Top 500 Universities: 4

Private Christian: 8

Public: 38

Tuition, Public, Avg.: $4,849 (in state)

Environment

Current News

Old News

Counties in West Texas

Near San Angelo

  1. Coke
  2. Concho
  3. Crockett
  4. Irion
  5. Kimble
  6. Mason
  7. McCulloch
  8. Menard
  9. Reagan
  10. Schleicher
  11. Sterling
  12. Sutton
  13. Tom Green

Midland and Odessa

  1. Andrews
  2. Borden
  3. Crane
  4. Dawson
  5. Ector
  6. Gaines
  7. Glasscock
  8. Howard
  9. Loving
  10. Martin
  11. Midland
  12. Pecos
  13. Reeves
  14. Terrell
  15. Upton
  16. Ward
  17. Winkle

Far Western

  1. Brewster
  2. Culberson
  3. El Paso
  4. Hudspeth
  5. Jeff Davis
  6. Presidio

Near Lubbock

  1. Bailey
  2. Cochran
  3. Crosby
  4. Dickens
  5. Floyd
  6. Garza
  7. Hale
  8. Hockley
  9. King
  10. Lamb
  11. Lubbock
  12. Lynn
  13. Motley
  14. Terry
  15. Yoakum

Near Abilene

  1. Brown
  2. Callahan
  3. Coleman
  4. Comanche
  5. Eastland
  6. Fisher
  7. Haskell
  8. Jones
  9. Kent
  10. Knox
  11. Mitchell
  12. Nolan
  13. Runnels
  14. Scurry
  15. Shackelford
  16. Stephens
  17. Stonewall
  18. Taylor
  19. Throckmorton
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Counties in the Panhandle (Near Amarillo)

  1. Armstrong
  2. Briscoe
  3. Carson
  4. Castro
  5. Childress
  6. Collingsworth
  7. Dallam
  8. Deaf Smith
  9. Donley
  10. Gray
  11. Hall
  12. Hansford
  13. Hartley
  14. Hemphill
  15. Hutchinson
  16. Lipscomb
  17. Moore
  18. Ochiltree
  19. Oldham
  20. Parmer
  21. Potter
  22. Randall
  23. Roberts
  24. Sherman
  25. Swisher
  26. Wheeler

Counties in Central Texas

Near Bryan and College Station

  1. Brazos
  2. Burleson
  3. Grimes
  4. Leon
  5. Madison
  6. Robertson
  7. Washington

Near Austin

  1. Bastrop
  2. Blanco
  3. Burnet
  4. Caldwell
  5. Fayette
  6. Hays
  7. Lee
  8. Llano
  9. Travis
  10. Williamson

Central

  1. Bell
  2. Coryell
  3. Hamilton
  4. Lampasas
  5. Milam
  6. Mills
  7. San Saba

Near Waco

  1. Bosque
  2. Falls
  3. Freestone
  4. Hill
  5. Limestone
  6. McLennan

Counties in North Texas

Near Dallas-Fort Worth

  1. Collin
  2. Dallas
  3. Denton
  4. Ellis
  5. Erath
  6. Hood
  7. Hunt
  8. Johnson
  9. Kaufman
  10. Navarro
  11. Palo Pinto
  12. Parker
  13. Rockwall
  14. Somerveil
  15. Tarrant
  16. Wise
Near Wichita Falls
 
  1.  Archer, Baylor
  2. Clay
  3. Cottle
  4. Foard
  5. Hardeman
  6. Jack
  7. Montague
  8. Wichita
  9. Wilbarger
  10. Young
 On the Red River
  1. Cooke
  2. Fannin
  3. Grayson

Counties in South Texas

Near San Antonio

  1. Atascosa
  2. Bandera
  3. Bexar
  4. Comal
  5. Frio
  6. Gillespie
  7. Guadalupe
  8. Karnes
  9. Kendall
  10. Kerr
  11. Medina
  12. Wilson

Victoria Area

  1. Calhoun
  2. DeWitt
  3. Goliad
  4. Gonzales
  5. Jackson
  6. Lavaca
  7. Victoria

Near Corpus Christi

  1. Aransas
  2. Bee
  3. Brooks
  4. Duval
  5. Jim Wells
  6. Kenedy
  7. Kleberg
  8. Live Oak
  9. McMullen
  10. Nueces
  11. Refugio
  12. San Patricio

Lower Rio Grande Valley

  1. Cameron
  2. Hidalgo
  3. Willacy

South Texas

  1. Jim Hogg
  2. Starr
  3. Webb
  4. Zapata

Middle Rio Grande:

  1.  Dimmit
  2. Edwards
  3. Kinney
  4. La Salle
  5. Maverick
  6. Real
  7. Uvalde
  8. Val Verde
  9. Zavala

Counties in East Texas

 Northeastern

  1. Bowie
  2. Cass
  3. Delta
  4. Franklin
  5. Hopkins
  6. Lamar
  7. Morris
  8. Red River
  9. Titus

Southeastern

  1. Anderson
  2. Camp
  3. Cherokee
  4. Gregg
  5. Harrison
  6. Henderson
  7. Marion
  8. Panola
  9. Rains
  10. Rusk
  11. Smith
  12. Upshur
  13. Van Zandt
  14. Wood
Further South:
 
  1. Angelina
  2. Houston
  3. Jasper
  4. Nacogdoches
  5. Newton
  6. Polk
  7. Sabine
  8. San Augustine
  9. San Jacinto
  10. Shelby
  11. Trinity
  12. Tyler

Southeast:

  1. Hardin
  2. Jefferson
  3. Orange

Counties in the Upper Gulf Coast

Houston-Galvestn Area

  1. Austin
  2. Brazoria
  3. Chambers
  4. Colorado
  5. Fort Bend
  6. Galveston
  7. Harris
  8. Liberty
  9. Matagorda
  10. Montgomery
  11. Walker
  12. Waller
  13. Wharton