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Careers, Jobs and Education Resources for: Walker County, Texas

Walker County is a county located in the U.S. state of Texas. In 2000, its population was 61,758. The 2006 Census estimate placed the county's population at 63,304. Its county seat is Huntsville. Initially, Walker County was named for Robert J. Walker, a legislator from Mississippi who introduced into the United States Congress the resolution to annex Texas. However, Walker later supported the Union during the Civil War; thus, in order to keep the county's name from being changed, it was renamed for Samuel H. Walker, a Texas Ranger and soldier in the American Army. Walker County is part of the Huntsville Micropolitan Statistical Area as well as the Houston–Baytown–Huntsville Combined Statistical Area. James Mitchell (1795-1870) and his wife, the former Calpernia Franklin (1805-1865), ca... (from wikipedia)

General Information
Texas State$80,080 Average House Value (as of 2000)
62,507 Population (as of 2000)$28,681 Average House Income (as of 2000)
50,940 Population (current)676.2 Square Miles of Land
2.2 Average Persons Per Household (as of 2000)8.2 Square Miles of Water

Business Information
869 Number of Businesses (as of 2003)$46,138,000 Total First Quarter Payroll (as of 2003)
10,077 Number of Employees (as of 2003)$198,527,000 Total Annual Payroll (as of 2003)

Gender (as of 2000)
Ethnicity (as of 2000)
Median Ages (as of 2000)
Cities in Walker County
New Waverly

County Employers