Bellmead, Texas

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Bellmead, Texas
City
Location of Bellmead, Texas
Location of Bellmead, Texas
McLennan County Bellmead.svg
Coordinates: 31°35′48″N 97°5′48″W / 31.59667°N 97.09667°W / 31.59667; -97.09667Coordinates: 31°35′48″N 97°5′48″W / 31.59667°N 97.09667°W / 31.59667; -97.09667
Country United States
State Texas
County McLennan
Area
 • Total 6.2 sq mi (16.1 km2)
 • Land 6.2 sq mi (16.1 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation 436 ft (133 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 9,214
 • Density 1,478.2/sq mi (570.7/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP codes 76704-76705
Area code(s) 254
FIPS code 48-07408[1]
GNIS feature ID 1351850[2]
Website http://www.bellmead.com
Bellmead, Texas

Bellmead is a city in McLennan County, Texas, United States. The population was 9,901 at the 2010 census. It is part of the Waco Metropolitan Statistical Area.

Geography[edit]

Bellmead is located at 31°35′48″N 97°5′48″W / 31.59667°N 97.09667°W / 31.59667; -97.09667 (31.596765, -97.096627).[3]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 6.2 square miles (16 km2), all of it land.

Demographics[edit]

As of the census[1] of 2010, there were 9,901 people, 3,513 households, and a labor force size of 4,756 people. The population density was 1,549 people per square mile (571.0/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 42.5% White, 17.2% African American, 0.4% Native American, 0.6% Asian, 0.1% from other races, and 1.5% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race is 37.8% of the population.

There were 3,513 households out of which 47.01% had children under the age of 18 living with them. Within the population, 30.5% are under 18 years of age. The average household size was 2.5. Women comprise 48.9% of the population while men make up 51.1%.

The average income for a household in the city was $43,523, and the median income for a family was $34,511. The per capita income for the city was $16,910. Within the population 65.7% have graduated from high school and nearly 11% of these people have completed a higher degree.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "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.