McMullen County is a
county located in the U.S. state of Texas.
2000, its population was 851. Its seat is
is named for John McMullen, founder of
a colony in Texas.
McMullen County Courthouse was designed
by the architect William Charles Stephenson, originally from
York. Stephenson also designed some fifty buildings
in Beeville, including
According to the U.S.
county has a total area of 1,143 square miles
(2,959 km²), of which, 1,113 square miles
(2,883 km²) of it is land and 30 square miles
(76 km²) of it (2.59%) is water.
As of the census
of 2000, there were 851
people, 355 households, and 238 families residing in the county.
The population density
than 1/km² (1/sq mi). There were 587 housing units at an
average density of 0 per square mile (0/km²). The racial
makeup of the county was 88.37% White
, 1.18% Black
or African American
, 0.24% Native American
, 8.93% from
, and 1.29%
from two or more races. 33.14% of the population were Hispanic
of any race.
There were 355 households out of which 25.90% had children under
the age of 18 living with them, 59.70% were married couples
living together, 5.60% had a female
householder with no husband present, and 32.70% were non-families.
30.70% of all households were made up of individuals and 14.90% had
someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average
household size was 2.40 and the average family size was 3.01.
In the county, the population was spread out with 23.40% under the
age of 18, 6.30% from 18 to 24, 23.70% from 25 to 44, 28.70% from
45 to 64, and 17.90% who were 65 years of age or older. The median
age was 43 years. For every 100 females there were 101.20 males.
For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 105.70
The median income for a household in the county was $32,500, and
the median income for a family was $35,417. Males had a median
income of $26,953 versus $20,982 for females. The per capita income
for the county was
$22,258. 20.70% of the population and 15.90% of families were below
the poverty line. Out of the total people living in poverty, 28.60%
are under the age of 18 and 17.90% are 65 or older.
The McMullen County Courthouse in
McMullen County is served by the McMullen County
Independent School District