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Big Lake is a city in Reagan County.
It is the county seat.
The latitude of Big Lake is 31.191N. The longitude is -101.46W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 2,690 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 2,649.
Oil was discovered here in 1923, on land owned by the University of Texas
Sections below provide additional information and links about Big Lake demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Reagan County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 76932 ZIP code.
6% of Big Lake residents report German ancestry, and 8% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Big Lake ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Big Lake was $12,829, compared with $21,587 nationally.
10% of Big Lake residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Median rent in Big Lake, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $276. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $817.
Libraries in Big Lake include Reagan County Library ... View libraries
Reagan County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Big Lake political report.
The average commute time for Big Lake workers is 18 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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