Wheeler County Statistics
 
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POPULATION WHEELER COUNTY

Actual

Projected

1990

2000

2010

2020

2030

2040

2050

Wheeler County (Total)

5879

5919

5959

5974

6021

6032

6043

Shamrock

2286

2312

2338

2356

2389

2399

2409

City of Wheeler

1393

1447

1462

1472

1492

1497

1502

County-Other

2200

2160

2159

2146

2140

2136

2132

Region Total

323,766

357,091

391,483

425,410

451,007

481,868

515,359

Actual 1990 Census

Projected Texas Water Development Board



Water Use by User Types WHEELER COUNTY
 

1996 ALL USEAGE IN ACRE-FEET

 

SURFACE WATER

GROUND WATER

TOTAL WATER USED-1996

Municipal (total)

   

865

Shamrock

 

315

315

Wheeler

 

287

287

Muni Other

 

263

263

Manufacturing

     

Power Generation

     

Mining

 

113

113

Irrigation

 

2,956

2,956

Livestock

2,336

260

2,596

Total

2,336

4,194

6,530

Source Texas Water Development Board One acre-foot = 325,851 gallons

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