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Where is Matagorda County, Texas?

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Matagorda County is a county equivalent area found in Texas, USA. The county government of Matagorda is found in the county seat of Bay City.

With a total 4,176.38 sq. km of land and water area, Matagorda County, Texas is the 416th largest county equivalent area in the United States. Home to 36,519 people, Matagorda County has a total 18841 households earning 43096 on average per year.

Matagorda County, Texas - Quick Facts

FIPS Code 48321
Area Codes 979,361
Time Zone CST
Major Cities Bay City (population: 22,949), Palacios (population: 7,142), Van Vleck (population: 2,297), Blessing (population: 1,505), Markham (population: 1,297), Matagorda (population: 648), Midfield (population: 466), Wadsworth (population: 309), Pledger (population: 130), Collegeport (population: 60)
Land Area 14,100 sq miles
Water Area 1,100 sq miles
Household Income $43,096
Housing Units 18,841
Median Home Value $92,000
High School Grads 78% of population
Holders of Bachelors Degrees 15% of population
Retail Spending $8,547 per capita
Food & Accomodation Sales $38,800 per capita

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This page was last updated on June 30, 2016.