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|People QuickFacts||Gaines County||Texas|
|Population, 2014 estimate||19,425||26,956,958|
|Population, 2013 estimate||18,965||26,505,637|
|Population, 2010 (April 1) estimates base||17,526||25,146,104|
|Population, percent change - April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2014||10.8%||7.2%|
|Population, percent change - April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2013||8.2%||5.4%|
|Persons under 5 years, percent, 2013||10.0%||7.3%|
|Persons under 18 years, percent, 2013||35.0%||26.6%|
|Persons 65 years and over, percent, 2013||9.6%||11.2%|
|Female persons, percent, 2013||49.2%||50.3%|
|White alone, percent, 2013 (a)||95.1%||80.3%|
|Black or African American alone, percent, 2013 (a)||2.1%||12.4%|
|American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent, 2013 (a)||1.0%||1.0%|
|Asian alone, percent, 2013 (a)||0.5%||4.3%|
|Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent, 2013 (a)||Z||0.1%|
|Two or More Races, percent, 2013||1.3%||1.8%|
|Hispanic or Latino, percent, 2013 (b)||38.7%||38.4%|
|White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent, 2013||58.3%||44.0%|
|Living in same house 1 year & over, percent, 2009-2013||85.2%||82.8%|
|Foreign born persons, percent, 2009-2013||19.2%||16.3%|
|Language other than English spoken at home, pct age 5+, 2009-2013||49.0%||34.7%|
|High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25+, 2009-2013||59.3%||81.2%|
|Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25+, 2009-2013||11.9%||26.7%|
|Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16+, 2009-2013||16.7||25.0|
|Housing units, 2013||6,299||10,255,642|
|Homeownership rate, 2009-2013||76.9%||63.3%|
|Housing units in multi-unit structures, percent, 2009-2013||5.2%||24.2%|
|Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2009-2013||$93,000||$128,900|
|Persons per household, 2009-2013||3.29||2.82|
|Per capita money income in past 12 months (2013 dollars), 2009-2013||$21,572||$26,019|
|Median household income, 2009-2013||$52,910||$51,900|
|Persons below poverty level, percent, 2009-2013||16.8%||17.6%|
|Business QuickFacts||Gaines County||Texas|
|Private nonfarm establishments, 2012||374||537,8392|
|Private nonfarm employment, 2012||3,534||9,350,8292|
|Private nonfarm employment, percent change, 2011-2012||3.3%||4.0%2|
|Nonemployer establishments, 2012||1,529||2,014,124|
|Total number of firms, 2007||1,564||2,164,852|
|Black-owned firms, percent, 2007||F||7.1%|
|American Indian- and Alaska Native-owned firms, percent, 2007||F||0.9%|
|Asian-owned firms, percent, 2007||F||5.3%|
|Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander-owned firms, percent, 2007||F||0.1%|
|Hispanic-owned firms, percent, 2007||S||20.7%|
|Women-owned firms, percent, 2007||18.3%||28.2%|
|Manufacturers shipments, 2007 ($1000)||01||593,541,502|
|Merchant wholesaler sales, 2007 ($1000)||169,294||424,238,194|
|Retail sales, 2007 ($1000)||82,554||311,334,781|
|Retail sales per capita, 2007||$5,575||$13,061|
|Accommodation and food services sales, 2007 ($1000)||9,535||42,054,592|
|Building permits, 2013||16||147,460|
|Geography QuickFacts||Gaines County||Texas|
|Land area in square miles, 2010||1,502.38||261,231.71|
|Persons per square mile, 2010||11.7||96.3|
|Metropolitan or Micropolitan Statistical Area||None|