Cameron, Texas


Cameron, Texas

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



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

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area_total_km2 = 11.0
area_land_km2 = 11.0
area_water_km2 = 0.0
area_total_sq_mi = 4.2
area_land_sq_mi = 4.2
area_water_sq_mi = 0.0

population_as_of = 2000
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population_total = 5634
population_density_km2 = 512.7
population_density_sq_mi = 1327.9

timezone = Central (CST)
utc_offset = -6
timezone_DST = CDT
utc_offset_DST = -5
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elevation_m = 122
elevation_ft = 400
latd = 30 |latm = 51 |lats = 16 |latNS = N
longd = 96 |longm = 58 |longs = 43 |longEW = W

postal_code_type = ZIP code
postal_code = 76520
area_code = 254
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blank_info = 48-12040GR|2
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Cameron is a city in Milam County, Texas, United States. The population was 5,634 at the 2000 census. It is the county seat of Milam CountyGR|6.

Geography

Cameron is located at coor dms|30|51|16|N|96|58|43|W|city (30.854544, -96.978716)GR|1.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 4.2 square miles (11.0 km²), all of it land.

Demographics

of any race were 26.66% of the population.

There were 2,090 households out of which 32.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 45.9% were married couples living together, 17.2% had a female householder with no husband present, and 32.8% were non-families. 31.2% of all households were made up of individuals and 18.4% 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 3.25.

In the city the population was spread out with 28.0% under the age of 18, 9.0% from 18 to 24, 23.3% from 25 to 44, 19.7% from 45 to 64, and 20.0% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 37 years. For every 100 females there were 86.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 79.9 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $25,878, and the median income for a family was $30,927. Males had a median income of $23,988 versus $18,497 for females. The per capita income for the city was $14,122. About 20.8% of families and 22.0% of the population were below the poverty line, including 26.8% of those under age 18 and 22.4% of those age 65 or over.

Education

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

Notable people

*Drayton McLane, Jr., owner of the Houston Astros, was born in Cameron.

*Virgil Johnson, lead singer of The Velvets, and a retired educator was born in Cameron. He has resided in Lubbock since the 1960s. He is a dejay at Radio KDAV-AM.

References

External links


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