Throckmorton, Texas


Throckmorton, Texas

Infobox Settlement
official_name = Throckmorton, Texas
settlement_type = Town
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map_caption = Location of Throckmorton, Texas


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

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area_total_km2 = 4.3
area_land_km2 = 4.3
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area_total_sq_mi = 1.7
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population_as_of = 2000
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population_total = 905
population_density_km2 = 208.3
population_density_sq_mi = 539.4

timezone = Central (CST)
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elevation_m = 402
elevation_ft = 1319
latd = 33 |latm = 10 |lats = 53 |latNS = N
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postal_code = 76483
area_code = 940
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Throckmorton is a town in Throckmorton County, Texas, United States. The population was 905 at the 2000 census. It is the county seat of Throckmorton CountyGR|6.

Geography

Throckmorton is located at coor dms|33|10|53|N|99|10|41|W|city (33.181399, -99.178173)GR|1.building.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town 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 905 people, 386 households, and 265 families residing in the town. The population density was 539.4 people per square mile (208.0/km²). There were 477 housing units at an average density of 284.3/sq mi (109.6/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 90.50% White (819 people), 0.11% African American (1 person), 0.11% Native American (1 person), 7.29% from other races (66 people), and 1.99% from two or more races (18 people). Hispanic or Latino of any race were 12.04% of the population (109 people).

There were 386 households out of which 29.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 55.2% were married couples living together, 10.6% had a female householder with no husband present, and 31.1% were non-families. 29.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 16.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.34 and the average family size was 2.87.

In the town the population was spread out with 25.4% under the age of 18 (230 children), 5.3% from 18 to 24 (48 people), 23.5% from 25 to 44 (213 people), 26.4% from 45 to 64 (239 people), and 19.3% who were 65 years of age or older (175 people). The median age was 42 years. For every 100 females there were 100.2 males (452 females and 453 males). For every 100 females age 18 and over (353 females), there were 91.2 males (322 males).

The median income for a household in the town was $29,453, and the median income for a family was $36,250. Males had a median income of $22,778 versus $20,625 for females. The per capita income for the town was $16,400. About 11.7% of families and 16.0% of the population were below the poverty line, including 26.7% of those under age 18 and 7.7% of those age 65 or over.

Education

The Town of Throckmorton is served by the Throckmorton Independent School District.

References

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