Barry, Texas

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Barry, Texas
City
Location of Barry, Texas
Location of Barry, Texas
Navarro County Barry.svg
Coordinates: 32°5′56″N 96°38′13″W / 32.09889°N 96.63694°W / 32.09889; -96.63694Coordinates: 32°5′56″N 96°38′13″W / 32.09889°N 96.63694°W / 32.09889; -96.63694
Country United States
State Texas
County Navarro
Area
 • Total 0.4 sq mi (1.2 km2)
 • Land 0.4 sq mi (1.2 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation 499 ft (152 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 209
 • Density 467.2/sq mi (180.4/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 75102
Area code(s) 903
FIPS code 48-05708[1]
GNIS feature ID 1330100[2]
Historical population
Census Pop.
1960 178
1970 149 −16.3%
1980 192 28.9%
1990 175 −8.9%
2000 209 19.4%
Est. 2008 227

Barry is a city in Navarro County, in the U.S. state of Texas. The population was 209 at the 2000 census. The city is named for former Texas Ranger and Navarro County Sheriff, Buck Barry.

History[edit]

The town was established in 1886.

Geography[edit]

Barry is located at 32°05′56″N 96°38′13″W / 32.098806°N 96.636936°W / 32.098806; -96.636936 (32.098806, -96.636936).[3]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.4 square miles (1.0 km2), all of it land.

Demographics[edit]

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 209 people, 80 households, and 56 families residing in the city. The population density was 467.2 people per square mile (179.3/km2). There were 86 housing units at an average density of 192.2 per square mile (73.8/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 88.52% White, 3.35% African American, 0.48% Native American, 7.18% from other races, and 0.48% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 9.09% of the population.

There were 80 households out of which 27.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 56.3% were married couples living together, 12.5% had a female householder with no husband present, and 30.0% were non-families. 25.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 15.0% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.61 and the average family size was 3.07.

In the city the population was spread out with 23.0% under the age of 18, 7.7% from 18 to 24, 28.7% from 25 to 44, 25.4% from 45 to 64, and 15.3% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 37 years. For every 100 females there were 99.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 96.3 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $40,000, and the median income for a family was $42,500. Males had a median income of $24,375 versus $20,625 for females. The per capita income for the city was $20,247. About 6.1% of families and 8.0% of the population were below the poverty line, including 11.3% of those under the age of eighteen and 13.0% of those sixty five or over. The current mayor of Barry Is John Wade Braly.

Education[edit]

The City of Barry is served by the Blooming Grove Independent School District.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  2. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  3. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.