- Seagoville, Texas
official_name = City of Seagoville, Texas
mapsize = 250x200px
map_caption = Location of Seagoville in Dallas County,
subdivision_type = Country
subdivision_type1 = State
subdivision_type2 = Counties
subdivision_name2 = Dallas, Kaufman
leader_name = Sid Sexton
unit_pref = Imperial
area_total_km2 = 42.2
area_land_km2 = 42.1
area_water_km2 = 0.1
area_total_sq_mi = 16.3
area_land_sq_mi = 16.2
area_water_sq_mi = 0.1
area_water_percent = 0.31
population_as_of = 2000
population_total = 10823
population_density_km2 = 257.3
population_density_sq_mi = 666.3
timezone = CST
utc_offset = -6
timezone_DST = CDT
utc_offset_DST = -5
latd = 32 |latm = 39 |lats = 7 |latNS = N
longd = 96 |longm = 33 |longs = 0 |longEW = W
elevation_m = 134
elevation_ft = 440
postal_code = 75159
area_code = 972
blank_name = FIPS code
blank_info = 48-66428GR|2
blank1_name = GNIS feature ID
blank1_info = 1346844GR|3
website = http://www.seagoville.us/
Seagoville is located at coor dms|32|39|7|N|96|33|0|W|city (32.651920, -96.550033)GR|1.
According to the
United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 16.3 square miles (42.2 km²), of which, 16.2 square miles (42.1 km²) of it is land and 0.1 square miles (0.1 km²) of it (0.31%) is water.
As of the
censusGR|2 of 2000, there were 10,823 people, 3,308 households, and 2,464 families residing in the city. The population densitywas 666.3 people per square mile (257.3/km²). There were 3,608 housing units at an average density of 222.1/sq mi (85.8/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 78.76% White, 9.62% African American, 0.75% Native American, 0.56% Asian, 0.07% Pacific Islander, 7.78% from other races, and 2.46% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 17.60% of the population.
There were 3,308 households out of which 38.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 54.2% were married couples living together, 15.4% had a female householder with no husband present, and 25.5% were non-families. 21.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 9.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.84 and the average family size was 3.29.
In the city the population was spread out with 25.8% under the age of 18, 9.6% from 18 to 24, 36.2% from 25 to 44, 19.4% from 45 to 64, and 9.0% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 33 years. For every 100 females there were 117.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 126.0 males.
The median income for a household in the city was $40,168, and the median income for a family was $45,590. Males had a median income of $33,061 versus $25,753 for females. The
per capita incomefor the city was $17,398. About 9.3% of families and 11.8% of the population were below the poverty line, including 13.1% of those under age 18 and 17.4% of those age 65 or over.
Federal Correctional Institution, Seagovilleis located in Seagoville.
The town was founded in 1876 as Seago by
T.K. Seago(1836 - 1904). The United States Post Officechanged the town's name to "Seagoville" in 1910 to prevent confusion with another city in Texas called Sego.
Seagoville Independent School District was the town's school district. In 1965 the district was absorbed into the
Dallas Independent School District.
Seagoville is fast growing and improving in economic development. Plans are in place to rebuild downtown Seagoville into a new retail area. The surrounding areas had been approved for substantial property upgrades. This project is entitled Town Center. This project was approved as a go-ahead by the Planning and Zoning Committee on December 13, 2007.
During World War II, Seagoville was the site of a Justice Department detention camp for Americans of Japanese, German, and Italian descent who were classified as "alien enemies."
Primary and secondary schools
Dallas Independent School District
The almost all of the Dallas County portion of Seagoville is served by the
Dallas Independent School District. The students in the Dallas County portion are zoned to Seagoville Elementary School (grades PK-2), Central Elementary School (3-5), Seagoville Middle School (6-8), and Seagoville High School(9-12). Seagoville Elementary and Central Elementary are within the Seagoville city limits, while Seagoville Middle and Seagoville High are in Dallas, near the city of Seagoville. Seagoville Alternative Center, an alternative school is within the city limits.
Crandall Independent School District
The minuscule Kaufman County portion is served by
Crandall Independent School District. The students in the Crandall portion are zoned to Crandall Elementary School, Crandall Intermediate School, L.F. Raynes Middle School, and Crandall High School. Crandall Elementary is east of the city of Crandall in unincorporated Kaufman County. Crandall Intermediate and Raynes Middle are within the city of Crandall. Crandall High is partially in Crandall and partially in unincorporated Kaufman County.
Mesquite Independent School District
A very small portion of northeast Seagoville is within the boundaries of
Mesquite Independent School District. That portion is served by Thompson Elementary School, Berry Middle School, and John Horn High School(all three schools are in Mesquite).
Seagoville has its own public library called the Seagoville Public Library [http://www.seagovillelibrary.org/] .
Chill Wills, actor and singer
LaMarcus Aldridge, NBA player
* [http://www.seagoville.us/ City of Seagoville official website]
* [http://www.seagovillelibrary.org/ Seagoville Library]
* [http://www.seagovillecoc.org/ Seagoville Chamber of Commerce]
* [http://www.seagovilleedc.com/ Seagoville Economic Development Corporation]
* [http://www.SuburbiaNews.com/ The Suburbia News - Seagoville's Official Newspaper]
* [http://www.firstumcseagoville.org/ First United Methodist Church of Seagoville]
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