Each One Teach One: The Education of the Texas  Freedmen 

Historical Census Data Over Time3 -  ILLITERATE NEGROES TEN YEARS OF AGE AND OVER

 

 

 

Texas: ILLITERATE NEGROES TEN YEARS OF AGE AND OVER
County 1900
1910
1920
1930
ANDERSON 3,465 2,184 1,520 1,414
ANDREWS 0 0 0 0
ANGELINA 670 509 374 577
ARANSAS 23 21 9 5
ARCHER 1 1 3 2
ARMSTRONG 2 0 0 1
ATASCOSA 94 49 39 31
AUSTIN 1,893 991 622 424
BAILEY 0 0 0 1
BANDERA 21 6 2 3
BASTROP 2,951 1,625 1,057 771
BAYLOR 4 0 4 13
BEE 66 87 53 61
BELL 808 898 464 531
BEXAR 1,471 1,298 998 958
BEXAR DISTRICT 0 0 0 0
BLANCO 29 87 8 0
BORDEN 2 0 0 1
BOSQUE 171 113 85 84
BOWIE 3,045 2,594 1,809 1,937
BRAZORIA 2,712 1,601 1,130 1,011
BRAZOS 2,800 1,891 1,354 1,452
BREWSTER 11 10 8 9
BRISCOE 0 0 0 9
BROOKS 0 0 3 2
BROWN 47 83 47 55
BUCHEL 0 0 0 0
BURLESON 2,489 1,648 817 845
County 1900
1910
1920
1930
BURNET 91 54 32 29
CALDWELL 1,398 892 622 511
CALHOUN 50 47 40 12
CALLAHAN 3 0 4 8
CAMERON 22 15 267 81
CAMERON-STARR-WEB 0 0 0 0
CAMP 1,371 883 735 490
CARSON 2 0 0 0
CASS/DAVIS 2,489 2,097 1,568 1,005
CASTRO 0 0 0 0
CHAMBERS 340 156 136 248
CHEROKEE 2,244 1,370 1,612 1,634
CHILDRESS 0 0 11 86
CLAY 11 20 7 10
COCHRAN 0 0 0 2
COKE 1 0 0 25
COLEMAN 22 33 46 98
COLLIN 735 423 493 534
COLLINGSWORTH 1 1 3 104
COLORADO 3,065 1,581 1,225 839
COMAL 49 26 36 43
COMANCHE 0 3 2 0
CONCHO 6 2 33 10
COOKE 418 252 138 167
CORYELL 124 29 58 43
COTTLE 0 0 70 97
CRANE 0 0 0 6
CROCKETT 1 3 2 4
CROSBY 0 0 18 53
CULBERSON 0 0 0 2
County 1900
1910
1920
1930
DALLAM 0 0 11 0
DALLAS 3,049 3,539 3,341 3,012
DAWSON 0 0 6 27
DE WITT 988 789 636 472
DEAF SMITH 0 6 0 0
DELTA 253 119 209 121
DENTON 535 402 242 222
DICKENS 0 0 33 30
DIMMIT 11 6 14 5
DONLEY 18 4 5 18
DUVAL 0 1 1 3
EASTLAND 22 8 85 35
ECTOR 1 0 0 14
EDWARDS 0 1 1 1
EL PASO 65 123 39 68
ELLIS 1,105 1,476 1,950 1,306
ENCINAL 0 0 0 0
ERATH 168 98 66 33
FALLS 3,025 2,180 1,495 1,284
FANNIN 1,349 1,020 823 473
FAYETTE 2,501 1,186 856 654
FISHER 2 3 25 59
FLOYD 2 0 0 16
FOARD 0 1 2 45
FOLEY 0 0 0 0
FORT BEND 4,176 3,668 2,367 1,409
FRANKLIN 308 210 92 60
FREESTONE 2,409 1,456 1,010 800
FRIO 26 10 6 6
GAINES 0 0 0 1
County 1900
1910
1920
1930
GALVESTON 1,741 972 1,009 1,163
GARZA 2 15 0 12
GILLESPIE 27 24 11 28
GLASSCOCK 0 0 0 1
GOLIAD 438 232 164 96
GONZALES 2,120 1,504 940 545
GRAY 4 0 0 23
GRAYSON 1,973 1,373 978 698
GREGG 1,974 1,532 1,125 907
GRIMES 4,469 2,212 1,812 1,409
GUADALUPE 1,127 920 568 342
HALE 0 1 1 35
HALL 0 0 1 98
HAMILTON 4 5 2 0
HANSFORD 0 0 0 0
HARDEMAN 2 5 13 66
HARDIN 103 399 466 277
HARRIS 5,170 4,610 4,524 5,194
HARRISON 6,514 4,647 4,783 2,983
HARTLEY 0 1 0 1
HASKELL 3 17 56 63
HAYS 444 310 143 115
HEMPHILL 2 0 1 5
HENDERSON 924 777 656 581
HIDALGO 20 12 15 18
HILL 703 893 818 713
HOCKLEY 0 0 0 8
HOOD 57 58 34 12
HOPKINS 948 720 412 242
HOUSTON 2,913 1,839 1,641 1,996
County 1900
1910
1920
1930
HOWARD 20 0 0 33
HUDSPETH 0 0 7 0
HUNT 1,059 839 704 612
HUTCHINSON 0 1 0 10
IRION 2 1 2 0
JACK 30 8 0 9
JACKSON 543 369 282 218
JASPER 771 912 768 517
JEFF DAVIS 10 1 1 10
JEFFERSON 740 1,521 3,558 5,469
JIM HOGG 0 0 5 0
JIM WELLS 0 0 10 12
JOHNSON 244 235 201 142
JONES 3 65 89 79
KARNES 131 141 123 94
KAUFMAN 1,521 1,685 1,701 1,520
KENDALL 49 19 19 12
KENEDY 0 0 0 0
KENT 0 0 5 8
KERR 34 32 12 26
KIMBLE 5 0 0 0
KING 0 3 0 5
KINNEY 71 18 39 50
KLEBERG 0 0 33 8
KNOX 0 7 49 32
LA SALLE 18 16 1 6
LAMAR 3,008 2,198 1,963 1,118
LAMB 0 0 0 37
LAMPASAS 84 115 42 21
LAVACA 1,220 737 498 322
County 1900
1910
1920
1930
LEE 1,012 605 432 262
LEON 1,869 1,470 1,090 1,132
LIBERTY 873 1,017 757 947
LIMESTONE 1,587 1,426 936 982
LIPSCOMB 0 0 0 0
LIVE OAK 12 3 2 4
LLANO 8 21 11 11
LOVING 0 0 0 0
LUBBOCK 0 0 24 101
LYNN 0 0 2 16
MADISON 760 572 410 624
MARION 2,171 1,152 943 756
MARTIN 1 1 0 13
MASON 7 7 5 19
MATAGORDA 1,066 740 419 419
MAVERICK 33 16 16 2
MCCULLOCH 17 44 43 21
MCLENNAN 3,243 2,563 1,984 1,415
MCMULLEN 8 15 1 12
MEDINA 67 76 26 20
MENARD 9 4 5 8
MENORA 0 0 0 0
MIDLAND 33 1 5 11
MILAM 3,067 1,615 1,298 941
MILLS 5 2 0 1
MITCHELL 30 27 16 101
MONTAGUE 10 4 0 0
MONTGOMERY 1,785 1,531 998 693
MOORE 0 0 1 0
MORRIS 844 627 645 434
County 1900
1910
1920
1930
MOTLEY 0 0 2 38
NACOGDOCHES 1,975 1,426 1,250 873
NAVARRO 2,160 1,975 1,737 1,403
NAVARRO-ELLIS-TAR 0 0 0 0
NEWTON 612 525 586 731
NOLAN 6 12 22 54
NUECES 132 79 77 131
OCHILTREE 0 0 0 0
OLDHAM 1 0 1 0
ORANGE 260 370 689 457
PALO PINTO 74 60 97 53
PANOLA 2,592 1,713 1,472 1,473
PARKER 162 73 46 34
PARMER 0 0 0 9
PECOS 7 0 1 5
POLK 1,315 1,435 1,007 893
POTTER 7 26 14 49
PRESIDIO 15 4 0 4
RAINS 49 122 51 20
RANDALL 0 0 0 2
REAGAN 0 0 0 2
REAL 0 0 0 0
RED RIVER 2,448 1,699 1,376 883
REEVES 1 21 8 17
REFUGIO 95 119 66 63
ROBERTS 3 0 0 0
ROBERTSON 4,898 3,269 1,900 1,592
ROCKWALL 88 204 317 368
RUNNELS 3 19 65 48
RUSK 3,139 2,119 1,827 1,484
County 1900
1910
1920
1930
SABINE 529 279 509 358
SAN AUGUSTINE 937 789 836 645
SAN JACINTO 1,935 586 672 983
SAN PATRICIO 8 18 29 67
SAN SABA 25 15 21 18
SCHLEICHER 4 10 2 8
SCURRY 0 0 16 18
SHACKELFORD 36 17 2 6
SHELBY 1,342 1,113 1,059 1,154
SHERMAN 1 0 0 0
SMITH 4,440 3,204 2,272 2,276
SOMERVELL 2 0 0 0
STARR 24 1 0 0
STEPHENS/BUCHANAN 2 0 2 13
STERLING 2 0 0 0
STONEWALL 0 0 14 29
SUTTON 3 0 0 2
SWISHER 0 0 0 7
TARRANT 1,262 1,686 1,336 1,591
TAYLOR 46 78 41 110
TERRELL 0 2 0 3
TERRY 0 0 0 19
THROCKMORTON 1 4 0 2
TITUS 582 768 569 380
TOM GREEN 352 105 41 70
TRAVIS 2,834 2,468 1,433 1,078
TRINITY 815 432 590 438
TYLER 710 448 349 394
UPSHUR 1,417 1,232 958 578
UPTON 0 6 0 4
County 1900
1910
1920
1930
UVALDE 27 25 14 2
VAL VERDE 35 24 14 12
VAN ZANDT 375 234 251 267
VICTORIA 1,029 788 353 374
WALKER 2,179 1,584 1,778 1,073
WALLER 1,964 1,572 670 661
WARD 2 1 6 4
WASHINGTON 4,476 2,035 1,438 995
WEBB 20 6 3 14
WHARTON 2,516 1,852 1,182 870
WHEELER 5 0 0 50
WICHITA 52 79 121 236
WILBARGER 9 15 59 179
WILLACY 0 0 1 9
WILLIAMSON 737 1,502 925 584
WILSON 160 148 89 63
WINKLER 0 0 0 19
WISE 45 11 5 12
WOOD 1,156 781 489 369
YOAKUM 0 0 0 0
YOUNG 6 0 0 34
ZAPATA 0 0 0 0
ZAVALA 1 1 0 3