Johnson City, Texas


Johnson City, Texas

Infobox Settlement
official_name = Johnson City, Texas
settlement_type = City
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map_caption = Location of Johnson City, Texas



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subdivision_type = Country
subdivision_name = United States
subdivision_type1 = State
subdivision_name1 = Texas
subdivision_type2 = County
subdivision_name2 = Blanco

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area_total_km2 = 3.5
area_land_km2 = 3.5
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area_total_sq_mi = 1.3
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population_as_of = 2000
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population_total = 1191
population_density_km2 = 344.3
population_density_sq_mi = 891.7

timezone = Central (CST)
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timezone_DST = CDT
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elevation_m = 365
elevation_ft = 1198
latd = 30 |latm = 16 |lats = 35 |latNS = N
longd = 98 |longm = 24 |longs = 29 |longEW = W

postal_code_type = ZIP code
postal_code = 78636
area_code = 830
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blank_info = 48-37780GR|2
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Johnson City is a city in Blanco County, Texas, United States. The population was 1,191 at the 2000 census. It is the county seat of Blanco CountyGR|6. It was the hometown of President Lyndon Johnson and was founded by James Polk Johnson, a nephew of his grandfather Samuel Ealy Johnson, Sr.. The Lyndon B. Johnson National Historical Park (operated by the National Park Service) is near Johnson City.

Geography

Johnson City is located at coor dms|30|16|35|N|98|24|29|W|city (30.276427, -98.408105)GR|1, about 40 miles (64 km) west of Austin and 60 miles (97 km) north of San Antonio.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 1.3 square miles (3.5 km²), all of it land.

Demographics

As of the censusGR|2 of 2000, there were 1,191 people, 442 households, and 317 families residing in the city. The population density was 891.7 people per square mile (343.2/km²). There were 490 housing units at an average density of 366.9/sq mi (141.2/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 89.67% White, 0.84% Native American, 0.17% Asian, 8.23% from other races, and 1.09% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 20.57% of the population.

There were 442 households out of which 36.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 56.6% were married couples living together, 11.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 28.1% were non-families. 24.0% 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 was 2.57 and the average family size was 3.07.

In the city the population was spread out with 28.0% under the age of 18, 6.5% from 18 to 24, 27.3% from 25 to 44, 21.2% from 45 to 64, and 17.1% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 37 years. For every 100 females there were 88.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 84.5 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $34,148, and the median income for a family was $39,375. Males had a median income of $30,529 versus $21,607 for females. The per capita income for the city was $14,977. About 9.2% of families and 12.5% of the population were below the poverty line, including 17.8% of those under age 18 and 11.8% of those age 65 or over.

Education

Johnson City is served by the Johnson City Independent School District.

References

External links

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* [http://www.nps.gov/lyjo/Home.htm Lyndon B. Johnson National Historical Park web site (National Park Service)]


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