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Dickens is a city in Dickens County.
It is the county seat.
The community was named after the county, which was named for J. Dickens, who died at the Alamo
The latitude of Dickens is 33.621N. The longitude is -100.836W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 2,546 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 327.
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5% of Dickens residents report German ancestry, and 4% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Dickens ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Dickens was $13,024, compared with $21,587 nationally.
7% of Dickens residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Dickens, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $253. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $395.
Dickens County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Dickens political report.
The average commute time for Dickens workers is 26 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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