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The 2000 Census showed that Lipscomb County had a population of 3,057 people.

From the Census Estimates for 2009<1>, Lipscomb had a population of 3,094 people. This is an increase of 1.21% since the 2000 Census.

The following table shows the recent changes in population. Other than 2000, the population counts have been estimated by the Census Bureau.

Since 2000
Year-to-Year Change
20103,302+8.01%+6.72% since 2009
20093,094+1.21%+3.62% since 2008
20082,986-2.32%-0.4% since 2007
20072,998-1.93%+1.22% since 2006
20062,962-3.11%+1.09% since 2005
20052,930-4.15%-0.1% since 2004
20042,933-4.06%-3.01% since 2003
20033,024-1.08%+0.93% since 2002
20022,996-2%+1.9% since 2001
20012,940-3.83%-3.83% since 2000
20003,057The Last Census

Lipscomb County had 1,541 Housing Units<2> at the time of the 2000 Census.

The 2000 Census shows that Lipscomb County has a total area<3> of 932 square miles [2,414 km²]. Of this total, only a minor amount of that area is covered by water (0.11 square miles [0.29 km²]).

Using the above population and land area values, Lipscomb County had a population density of 3.28 people per square mile [1.27 people/km²], making it the state's 216th most densely populated county (out of 254 counties).

US Census QuickFacts

The Census Bureau has created documents containing demographic information that are called QuickFacts. A QuickFact that is specific to Lipscomb County is available. The QuickFact also contains a comparison between Lipscomb and the state of Texas.

Click here for the Lipscomb County QuickFact (QF-48295).

Below are some of the communities that are located in Lipscomb County:

(2009 Est)
(2000 Census)
Change in

Below are the counties that adjoin and form the boundaries of Lipscomb County. A link to their specific Census QuickFact has been provided.

(2009 Est.)
(2000 Census)
Change in
Beaver (OK)QF-40007   N5,2705,857-10.02%
Ellis (OK)QF-40045   E3,9254,075-3.68%
HemphillQF-48211   S3,4633,3513.34%
OchiltreeQF-48357   W9,7919,0068.72%
RobertsQF-48393   SW878887-1.01%

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Footnotes ...

<1>On a yearly basis, the US Census Bureau creates an estimate of the county's population. Keep in mind that this is an estimate and not an actual count. The last physical count was the 2000 Census and the next count will be for the 2010 Census.

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<2>A Housing Unit is a broad term for those places where people live (whether occupied or temporarily vacant), such as a house, an apartment, a mobile home, or an area that is considered as a separate living quarter. Separate living quarters (consisting of one or more rooms) are considered to be those places where people live, sleep and eat separately from others and that have access to the outside (either directly or by a shared hallway).

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<3>The area value has been supplied by the US Census Bureau and it can be different than the geographic boundaries of Lipscomb. The value given by the Census Bureau reflects their statistical (or sampling) requirements.

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