- Stinnett, Texas
official_name = Stinnett, Texas
image_caption = Hutchinson County Courthouse
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population_as_of = 2000
population_total = 1936
population_density_km2 = 375.6
population_density_sq_mi = 972.8
timezone = Central (CST)
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elevation_m = 971
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Stinnett (pronounced STIN NETTE) is a small
cityin Hutchinson County, Texas, in the United States. As of the 2000 census, the city population was 1,936. Located in the northern Texas Panhandle, Stinnett is the county seatof Hutchinson County.GR|6
Stinnett was established in 1901 by
A.P. (Ace) Borger, better known as the founder of Borger, a larger community in the county. In 1926, Stinnett replaced Plemons, which later became a ghost town, as the Hutchinson County seat. The courthouse, built in 1927 in the Spanish Renaissancestyle, was financed from petroleummoney. The structure, designed by the architectW.F. Townes, consists of brown brick and cut white stone. [Texas Historical Commission marker at Hutchinson County Courthouse, Stinnett, Texas]
Stinnett is located at coor dms|35|49|34|N|101|26|37|W|city (35.826231, -101.443617)GR|1.
According to the
United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 2.0 square miles (5.2 km²), all of it land.
As of the
censusGR|2 of 2000, there were 1,936 people, 765 households, and 554 families residing in the city. The population densitywas 972.8 people per square mile (375.6/km²). There were 870 housing units at an average density of 437.2/sq mi (168.8/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 91.58% White, 0.26% African American, 1.29% Native American, 0.21% Asian, 3.98% from other races, and 2.69% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 7.54% of the population.
There were 765 households out of which 36.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 56.6% were married couples living together, 11.0% had a female householder with no husband present, and 27.5% were non-families. 26.1% of all households were made up of individuals and 13.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.49 and the average family size was 2.98.
In the city the population was spread out with 27.9% under the age of 18, 7.7% from 18 to 24, 27.1% from 25 to 44, 22.5% from 45 to 64, and 14.7% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 37 years. For every 100 females there were 101.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 96.8 males.
The median income for a household in the city was $33,387, and the median income for a family was $42,969. Males had a median income of $35,395 versus $18,750 for females. The
per capita incomefor the city was $16,242. About 7.9% of families and 10.6% of the population were below the poverty line, including 15.4% of those under age 18 and 7.5% of those age 65 or over.
The City of Stinnett is served by the
Plemons-Stinnett-Phillips Consolidated Independent School District.
Donny Anderson, former NFL player. Though born in Borger, Anderson graduated in 1961from Stinnett High School. He was named All-Americanwhile playing college footballat Texas Tech in Lubbock. He went on to play for the NFL's Green Bay Packers. [ [http://www.hutchinsoncountyhighlights.com/default.asp?sourceid=&smenu=106&twindow=Default&mad=No&sdetail=&wpage=&skeyword=&sidate=&ccat=&ccatm=&restate=&restatus=&reoption=&retype=&repmin=&repmax=&rebed=&rebath=&subname=&pform=&sc=2373&hn=hutchinsoncountyhighlights&he=.com Hutchinson County Highlights] ]
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