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Sinton is a city in San Patricio County, in the Corpus Christi metro area.

It is the county seat.

The latitude of Sinton is 28.036N. The longitude is -97.508W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 49 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 5,549.


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Median household income
Local
$27,911
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Sinton demographic reports
Established i 1885 as a station on the San Antonio and Aransas Pass Railroad
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 15. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 2.6 per 1,000 people.
Nearby parks & recreation: Welder Park
Wildlife: Welder Wildlife Refuge

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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6% of Sinton residents report German ancestry, and 5% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Sinton ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Sinton was $12,881, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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9% of Sinton residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Sinton, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $256.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $697.


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Libraries in Sinton include Sinton Public Library ... View libraries

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San Patricio County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Sinton political report.

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The average commute time for Sinton workers is 22 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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