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Brooks County, TX
The county was named for John Brooks, who worked to establish the county

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Brooks County is one of 254 counties in Texas. The estimated population in 2004 was 7,753. This was a decrease of  -2.80% from the 2000 census.
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Median household income
Local
$18,622
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Brooks County demographic reports

In 2002, the per capita personal income in Brooks County was $16,599. This was an increase of 39.6% from 1997. The 2002 figure was 54% of the national per capita income, which was $30,906.



County seat: Falfurrias
Census 2000 highlights: Percentage Hispanic population (92%) was fourth highest among the nation's counties

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Ancestry & family history

2% of Brooks County residents report German ancestry, and 1% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Brooks County ancestry & family history guide.

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Cemeteries

Cemeteries in Brooks County include El Lucero Cemetery, La Mesa Cemetery, Longoria Cemetery, Los Olmos Cemetery, Old Town Cemetery, Pedro Garza Zamora Cemetery, Pedro Jaramillo Cemetery, Perez Cemetery, Perez Cemetery, Perez Cemetery ... View cemeteries

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Communities in Brooks County include Falfurrias ... View communities

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School districts in Brooks County include Brooks County ISD ... View school districts

To see school district boundaries, wait for the map to load in the new window, then select 'Legend.' Choose 'school districts' and update map.

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Libraries in Brooks County include Ed Rachal Memorial Library ... View libraries

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Brooks County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Brooks County political report.

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