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Eagle Pass is a city in Maverick County.

It is the county seat.

The latitude of Eagle Pass is 28.708N. The longitude is -100.499W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 732 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 24,462.


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Median household income
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$23,623
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Eagle Pass demographic reports
Eagle Pass is on the Rio Grande River
Fort Duncan was established here to protect settlers in 1849
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 37. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 1.5 per 1,000 people.
Eagle Pass attractions: Casino
Historic sites and museums: Fort Duncan
Colleges and universities: Southwest Texas Junior College
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was below the national average. (See library links below.)

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Ancestry & family history

1% of Eagle Pass residents report German ancestry, and 1% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Eagle Pass ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Eagle Pass was $11,414, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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14% of Eagle Pass residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Eagle Pass, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $266.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $727.


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Libraries in Eagle Pass include Eagle Pass Public Children's Library, Eagle Pass Public Library ... View libraries

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Newspapers in Eagle Pass include Eagle Pass News Gram

TV stations in Eagle Pass include KVAW.

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Maverick County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Eagle Pass political report.

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The average commute time for Eagle Pass workers is 18 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

A total of 1 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Eagle Pass between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

This is a rate of .4 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.

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Hotels in Eagle Pass include Best Western Eagle Pass, Holiday Inn, La Quinta Inn, Super 8.

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