Crosbyton, Texas

Crosbyton, Texas
Crosbyton, Texas
—  City  —
The Crosby County Courthouse in Crosbyton.
Location of Crosbyton, Texas
Coordinates: 33°39′24″N 101°14′20″W / 33.65667°N 101.23889°W / 33.65667; -101.23889Coordinates: 33°39′24″N 101°14′20″W / 33.65667°N 101.23889°W / 33.65667; -101.23889
Country United States
State Texas
County Crosby
Incorporated (city) 1917
 – Type Mayor-Council
 – Mayor Joe Hargrove
 – Total 2.1 sq mi (5.5 km2)
 – Land 2.1 sq mi (5.5 km2)
 – Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation 3,022 ft (921 m)
Population (2000)
 – Total 1,874
 – Density 886.9/sq mi (342.4/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 – Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 79322
Area code(s) 806
FIPS code 48-17768[1]
GNIS feature ID 1355398[2]

Crosbyton is a city in and the county seat of Crosby County, Texas, United States.[3] The population was 1,874 at the 2000 census. Crosbyton is part of the Lubbock Metropolitan Statistical Area.

Former Crosby County administrative County Judge Joseph P. Heflin represented District 85 in the Texas House of Representatives from 2007-2011. During his tenure Heflin was the only Democrat from either West Texas or the Panhandle serving in the legislature. He was unseated in the 2010 general election by the Republican Jim Landtroop of Plainview in Hale County. In 2006, Heflin had defeated Landtroop by fewer than 225 votes.



The city was named for land office commissioner Stephen Crosby.[4]


Crosbyton is located at 33°39′24″N 101°14′20″W / 33.65667°N 101.23889°W / 33.65667; -101.23889 (33.656733, -101.238811)[5].

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 2.1 square miles (5.4 km2), all of it land.


As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 1,874 people, 677 households, and 482 families residing in the city. The population density was 886.9 people per square mile (342.9/km²). There were 781 housing units at an average density of 369.6 per square mile (142.9/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 62.49% White, 5.71% African American, 0.21% Native American, 0.05% Asian, 30.15% from other races, and 1.39% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 47.65% of the population.

There were 677 households out of which 34.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 55.8% were married couples living together, 11.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 28.8% were non-families. 27.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 17.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.68 and the average family size was 3.26.

In the city the population was spread out with 28.8% under the age of 18, 8.8% from 18 to 24, 24.3% from 25 to 44, 20.8% from 45 to 64, and 17.4% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 36 years. For every 100 females there were 85.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 82.4 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $24,722, and the median income for a family was $30,900. Males had a median income of $22,647 versus $18,000 for females. The per capita income for the city was $16,329. About 23.7% of families and 28.0% of the population were below the poverty line, including 36.9% of those under age 18 and 25.9% of those age 65 or over.


The City of Crosbyton is served by the Crosbyton Consolidated Independent School District.

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