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Victoria is a city in Victoria County.
It is the county seat.
The community was named for Guadalupe Victoria, first president of Mexico.
The latitude of Victoria is 28.805N. The longitude is -97.003W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 95 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 61,410.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Victoria demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Victoria County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Victoria area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 77988 ZIP code.
15% of Victoria residents report German ancestry, and 7% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Victoria ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Victoria was $19,009, compared with $21,587 nationally.
19% of Victoria residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Dates often change. Check with local tourism officials to be sure.
Historic districts in Victoria include South Bridge Street Historic District ... View historic districts
Median rent in Victoria, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $417. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $858.
Libraries in Victoria include Victoria Public Library ... View libraries
Newspapers in Victoria include Victoria Advocate
TV stations in Victoria include KAVU, KCPV-LP, KVCT.
National Public Radio programming is carried locally by KVRT.
Victoria County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Victoria political report.
The average commute time for Victoria workers is 19 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 20 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Victoria between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of 3.3 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.
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