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"Lone Star State"
The state name derives from Spanish version of a Caddo Indian term for "friends"
Median household income
$41,994Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census BureauFor more census details and comparisons, see our Texas demographic reports
County governments: 254
Municipal governments: 1,177
Census 2000 highlights: Second largest state in the nation, by population
So what is Texas? The simplest answer is that it is America on steroids.
-- The Economist, Dec. 21-Jan. 3, 2003
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“ So what is Texas? The simplest answer is that it is America on steroids. ”
~ The Economist, Dec. 21-Jan. 3, 2003
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