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Stanton is a city in Martin County.
It is the county seat.
The community was named after Edwin M. Stanton, secretary of war under President Abraham Lincoln
The latitude of Stanton is 32.129N. The longitude is -101.788W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 2,664 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 2,428.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Stanton demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Martin 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 79782 ZIP code.
5% of Stanton residents report German ancestry, and 4% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Stanton ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Stanton was $13,634, compared with $21,587 nationally.
10% of Stanton residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Stanton, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $240. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $731.
Libraries in Stanton include Martin County Library ... View libraries
Martin County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Stanton political report.
The average commute time for Stanton workers is 20 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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