Spearman, Texas


Spearman, Texas

Infobox Settlement
official_name = Spearman, Texas
settlement_type = City
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image_caption = Hansford County Courthouse


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map_caption = Location of Spearman, Texas



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

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area_total_km2 = 5.4
area_land_km2 = 5.4
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area_total_sq_mi = 2.1
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population_as_of = 2000
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population_total = 3021
population_density_km2 = 557.9
population_density_sq_mi = 1445.0

timezone = Central (CST)
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elevation_m = 946
elevation_ft = 3104
latd = 36 |latm = 11 |lats = 40 |latNS = N
longd = 101 |longm = 11 |longs = 39 |longEW = W

postal_code_type = ZIP code
postal_code = 79081
area_code = 806
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Spearman is a city in Hansford County, Texas, in the United States. As of the 2000 census, the city population was 3,021. It is the county seat of Hansford County,GR|6 and is known for its collection of windmills from the J.B. Buchanan windmill collection. The city was named for Thomas E. Spearman, a vice president of the North Texas and Santa Fe Railway. [ [http://www.tsha.utexas.edu/handbook/online/articles/SS/hgs13.html TSHA Online - Texas State Historical Association - Home ] ]

Geography

Spearman is located at coor dms|36|11|40|N|101|11|39|W|city (36.194450, -101.194048)GR|1.

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.

Demographics

As of the censusGR|2 of 2000, there were 3,021 people, 1,137 households, and 817 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,445.0 people per square mile (558.1/km²). There were 1,278 housing units at an average density of 611.3/sq mi (236.1/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 79.81% White, 0.03% African American, 0.73% Native American, 0.17% Asian, 17.74% from other races, and 1.52% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 32.11% of the population.

There were 1,137 households out of which 36.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 61.8% were married couples living together, 6.9% had a female householder with no husband present, and 28.1% were non-families. 26.1% of all households were made up of individuals and 14.0% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.58 and the average family size was 3.14.

In the city the population was spread out with 28.8% under the age of 18, 6.8% from 18 to 24, 25.8% from 25 to 44, 21.9% from 45 to 64, and 16.7% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 37 years. For every 100 females there were 91.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 89.6 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $36,163, and the median income for a family was $42,188. Males had a median income of $32,031 versus $17,558 for females. The per capita income for the city was $16,826. About 12.5% of families and 18.0% of the population were below the poverty line, including 24.6% of those under age 18 and 18.6% of those age 65 or over.

Education

The City of Spearman is served by the Spearman Independent School District.

Famous people

*Rex Linn, the actor best known for his role as Frank Tripp on "", lived in the area and attended school in Spearman.
*Smokey Mayfield, Bluegrass musician and ranch supervisor
*Joe Redington, founder of the Iditarod, lived in Spearman for a brief time.

References

External links

* [http://www.cityofspearman.org City of Spearman]
* [http://www.spearman.org Spearman Chamber of Commerce]
*" [http://www.spearmanreporter.com The Hansford County Reporter-Statesman] "


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