- Farwell, Texas
official_name = Farwell, Texas
mapsize1 = 250px
unit_pref = Imperial
area_total_km2 = 2.1
area_land_km2 = 2.1
area_water_km2 = 0.0
area_total_sq_mi = 0.8
area_land_sq_mi = 0.8
area_water_sq_mi = 0.0
population_as_of = 2000
population_total = 1364
population_density_km2 = 643.5
population_density_sq_mi = 1666.8
timezone = Central (CST)
utc_offset = -6
timezone_DST = CDT
utc_offset_DST = -5
elevation_m = 1263
elevation_ft = 4144
latd = 34 |latm = 22 |lats = 59 |latNS = N
longd = 103 |longm = 2 |longs = 18 |longEW = W
Farwell is located at coor dms|34|22|59|N|103|2|18|W|city (34.382919, -103.038339).GR|1
According to the
United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.8 square miles (2.1 km²), all of it land.
As of the
censusGR|2 of 2000, there were 1,364 people, 499 households, and 346 families residing in the city. The population densitywas 1,666.8 people per square mile (642.2/km²). There were 560 housing units at an average density of 684.3/sq mi (263.7/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 75.00% White, 0.44% African American, 0.51% Native American, 1.03% Asian, 20.82% from other races, and 2.20% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 31.96% of the population.
There were 499 households out of which 34.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 56.9% were married couples living together, 9.6% had a female householder with no husband present, and 30.5% were non-families. 28.1% of all households were made up of individuals and 17.2% 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 3.18.
In the city the population was spread out with 27.9% under the age of 18, 6.8% from 18 to 24, 24.8% from 25 to 44, 20.6% from 45 to 64, and 19.9% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 39 years. For every 100 females there were 88.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 80.9 males.
The median income for a household in the city was $29,808, and the median income for a family was $34,676. Males had a median income of $27,448 versus $21,181 for females. The
per capita incomefor the city was $15,875. About 13.9% of families and 16.7% of the population were below the poverty line, including 22.8% of those under age 18 and 13.7% of those age 65 or over.
The City of Farwell is served by the
Farwell Independent School District.
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