Jayton, Texas


Jayton, Texas

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



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

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area_total_km2 = 4.4
area_land_km2 = 4.4
area_water_km2 = 0.0
area_total_sq_mi = 1.7
area_land_sq_mi = 1.7
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population_as_of = 2000
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population_total = 513
population_density_km2 = 116.5
population_density_sq_mi = 301.6

timezone = Central (CST)
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timezone_DST = CDT
utc_offset_DST = -5
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elevation_m = 611
elevation_ft = 2005
latd = 33 |latm = 14 |lats = 58 |latNS = N
longd = 100 |longm = 34 |longs = 29 |longEW = W

postal_code_type = ZIP code
postal_code = 79528
area_code = 806
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blank_info = 48-37468GR|2
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Jayton is a city in Kent County, Texas, United States. The population was 513 at the 2000 census. It is the county seat of Kent County.GR|6

Geography

Jayton is located at coor dms|33|14|58|N|100|34|29|W|city (33.249315, -100.574766).GR|1

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 1.7 square miles (4.4 km²), all of it land.

Demographics

As of the censusGR|2 of 2000, there were 513 people, 209 households, and 144 families residing in the city. The population density was 301.6 people per square mile (116.5/km²). There were 277 housing units at an average density of 162.9/sq mi (62.9/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 96.69% White, 0.19% African American, 0.39% Native American, 2.53% from other races, and 0.19% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 10.92% of the population.

There were 209 households out of which 25.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 59.3% were married couples living together, 6.2% had a female householder with no husband present, and 31.1% were non-families. 29.2% of all households were made up of individuals and 15.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.27 and the average family size was 2.81.

In the city the population was spread out with 19.7% under the age of 18, 4.9% from 18 to 24, 20.7% from 25 to 44, 27.9% from 45 to 64, and 26.9% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 50 years. For every 100 females there were 84.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 83.1 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $32,396, and the median income for a family was $39,375. Males had a median income of $25,000 versus $21,875 for females. The per capita income for the city was $17,314. About 9.6% of families and 8.8% of the population were below the poverty line, including 5.5% of those under age 18 and 1.0% of those age 65 or over.

Education

The City of Jayton is served by the Jayton-Girard Independent School District.

References

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