- Tahoka, Texas
official_name = Tahoka, Texas
mapsize1 = 250px
unit_pref = Imperial
area_total_km2 = 6.2
area_land_km2 = 6.2
area_water_km2 = 0.0
area_total_sq_mi = 2.4
area_land_sq_mi = 2.4
area_water_sq_mi = 0.0
population_as_of = 2000
population_total = 2910
population_density_km2 = 468.7
population_density_sq_mi = 1213.9
timezone = Central (CST)
utc_offset = -6
timezone_DST = CDT
utc_offset_DST = -5
elevation_m = 939
elevation_ft = 3081
latd = 33 |latm = 9 |lats = 57 |latNS = N
longd = 101 |longm = 47 |longs = 58 |longEW = W
Tahoka is located at coor dms|33|9|57|N|101|47|58|W|city (33.165804, -101.799315)GR|1.
According to the
United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 2.4 square miles (6.2 km²), of which, 2.4 square miles (6.2 km²) of it is land and 0.42% is water.
As of the
censusGR|2 of 2000, there were 2,910 people, 1,063 households, and 783 families residing in the city. The population densitywas 1,213.9 people per square mile (468.1/km²). There were 1,194 housing units at an average density of 498.1/sq mi (192.1/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 74.71% White, 5.46% African American, 1.37% Native American, 0.10% Asian, 16.36% from other races, and 1.99% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 44.78% of the population.
There were 1,063 households out of which 39.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 54.5% were married couples living together, 15.6% had a female householder with no husband present, and 26.3% were non-families. 25.4% of all households were made up of individuals and 14.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.70 and the average family size was 3.22.
In the city the population was spread out with 32.0% under the age of 18, 7.3% from 18 to 24, 26.0% from 25 to 44, 19.5% from 45 to 64, and 15.2% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 35 years. For every 100 females there were 92.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 85.6 males.
The median income for a household in the city was $23,214, and the median income for a family was $30,200. Males had a median income of $29,293 versus $20,346 for females. The
per capita incomefor the city was $13,145. About 21.6% of families and 24.2% of the population were below the poverty line, including 25.7% of those under age 18 and 32.9% of those age 65 or over.
The city of Tahoka is served by the
Tahoka Independent School District.
Mildred W. Abbe (1914-2008) was named "Woman of the Year" in 1987 by the Tahoka
Chamber of Commerce. She was a former Texas Senior Poet Laureateand was active with the Lynn County Museumand the Baptistchurch. A native of Chicago, Mrs. Abbe and her late husband, Robert E. Abbe, Sr. (1915-1977) came to Lubbock and then Tahoka through his employment with the Federal Bureau of Investigation. She was survived by a son, Donald R. Abbe, a former history professorat Texas Tech Universityin Lubbock who wrote a history of Lynn County, and two daughters, Barbara Abbe and Reda Abbe. A second son was Robert E. "Buster" Abbe, Jr. (1943-2002). [http://www.lubbockonline.com/stories/030708/obi_254607473.shtml; http://ssdi.genealogy.rootsweb.com/cgi-bin/ssdi.cgi]
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