- Floresville, Texas
official_name = Floresville, Texas
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Floresville is a
cityin Wilson County, Texas, United States. The population was 5,868 at the 2000 census. It is the county seatof Wilson County.GR|6
Floresville is located at coor dms|29|8|11|N|98|9|28|W|city (29.136255, -98.157908).GR|1
According to the
United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 4.8 square miles (12.3 km²), all of it land.
As of the
censusGR|2 of 2000, there were 5,868 people, 1,908 households, and 1,457 families residing in the city. The population densitywas 1,234.5 people per square mile (477.0/km²). There were 2,114 housing units at an average density of 444.8/sq mi (171.8/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 7.32% White, 1.64% African American, 0.48% Native American, 0.34% Asian, 0.05% Pacific Islander, 22.89% from other races, and 3.29% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 64.01% of the population.
There were 1,908 households out of which 38.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 54.2% were married couples living together, 17.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 23.6% were non-families. 21.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 10.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.89 and the average family size was 3.36.
In the city the population was spread out with 29.4% under the age of 18, 8.8% from 18 to 24, 28.1% from 25 to 44, 19.0% from 45 to 64, and 14.7% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 33 years. For every 100 females there were 93.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 91.5 males.
The median income for a household in the city was $30,093, and the median income for a family was $34,482. Males had a median income of $27,152 versus $19,616 for females. The
per capita incomefor the city was $13,340. About 14.0% of families and 18.2% of the population were below the poverty line, including 22.4% of those under age 18 and 16.7% of those age 65 or over.
The City of Floresville is served by the
Floresville Independent School District.
Portions of the 1974
feature film Sugarland Expressdirected by Steven Spielbergwere filmed in Floresville. In the film the town is called "Rodrigo". Other scenes were filmed at various locations in Wilson County and at the nearby Lone Oak Community.
Portions of the 1980s movie "The Big Brawl" with
Jackie Chanwere filmed in Floresville's downtown area.
Portions of "The Great Waldo Pepper", starring
Robert Redford, were filmed just outside Floresville and the neighboring city of Poth.
* [http://www.cityoffloresville.org City of Floresville]
* [http://www.floresvillechamber.org Floresville Chamber of Commerce]
* [http://www.floresvilleedc.org Floresville Economic Development Corporation]
* [http://www.wilsoncountynews.com Wilson County News]
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