Ozona is an unincorporated community and census-designated place (CDP) that serves as the county seat of Crockett County, Texas, United States. The population was 3,225 at the time of the 2010 census. Ozona is the only Census Bureau-recognized community in Crockett County, which is named for Colonel Davy Crockett, a hero of the Alamo.
Ozona is located in east-central Crockett County at 30°42′32″N 101°12′15″W / 30.70889°N 101.20417°W / 30.70889; -101.20417 (30.708972, -101.204069). According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 4.7 square miles (12.1 km), all land. Most of the town is in the valley called Johnson Draw, while a portion extends east up Gurley Draw. Johnson Draw runs south to the Devils River, a tributary of the Rio Grande in Val Verde County.
Interstate 10 passes just south of the center of town, with access from exits 363, 365, and 368. I-10 leads east 35 miles (56 km) to Sonora and west 108 miles (174 km) to Fort Stockton. Texas State Highway 163 runs through the center of Ozona, leading north 30 miles (48 km) to Barnhart and south 82 miles (132 km) to Comstock.
As of the census of 2010, 3,225 people resided in Ozona. Also as of the 2010 census, 1,273 households were in Crockett County (of which Ozona is the only town and county seat), with 1,859 housing units. The racial makeup of Crockett County was 94.7% White (of any race), 1.7% Black or African American, 0.8% Asian, 1.8% American Indian and Alaska Native, 0.1% Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander, and 0.9% from two or more races. Hispanics or Latinos of any race were 64.2% of the population and 33.9% were White, not Hispanic or Latino, in the county.
Of the 1,255 households in 2000, 38.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 58.7% were married couples living together, 10.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 26.7% were not families. About 24.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 12.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size in 2010 in Crockett County was 2.81. Females were 50.6% of the population.
In 2000 within the CDP, the population was distributed as 30.3% under the age of 18, 7.4% from 18 to 24, 26.8% from 25 to 44, 23.1% from 45 to 64, and 12.4% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 36 years.
The median income for a household in the county as of 2010 was $49,850. In 2000, males had a median income of $30,988 versus $14,024 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $13,152. About 16.8% of families and 21.5% of the population were below the poverty line, including 27.0% of those under age 18 and 20.5% of those age 65 or over.