Blackwell, Texas

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Blackwell, Texas
Location of Blackwell, Texas
Location of Blackwell, Texas
Nolan County Blackwell.svg
Coordinates: 32°5′8″N 100°19′11″W / 32.08556°N 100.31972°W / 32.08556; -100.31972Coordinates: 32°5′8″N 100°19′11″W / 32.08556°N 100.31972°W / 32.08556; -100.31972
Country United States
State Texas
Counties Nolan, Coke
 • Total 0.6 sq mi (1.5 km2)
 • Land 0.6 sq mi (1.5 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation 2,126 ft (648 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 311
 • Density 520/sq mi (210/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 79506
Area code(s) 915
FIPS code 48-08488[1]
GNIS feature ID 1330815[2]

Blackwell is a city in Coke and Nolan Counties in the U.S. state of Texas. The population was 311 at the 2010 census.[3]


Blackwell is located at 32°5′8″N 100°19′11″W / 32.08556°N 100.31972°W / 32.08556; -100.31972 (32.085516, -100.319605).[4] According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.6 square miles (1.6 km²), all of it land.


As of the census[1] of 2000, 360 people, 153 households, and 106 families resided in the city. The population density was 602.4 people per square mile (231.7/km²). There were 180 housing units at an average density of 301.2 per square mile (115.8/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 90.56% White, 0.28% African American, 0.28% Native American, 7.78% from other races, and 1.11% from two or more races. Hispanics or Latinos of any race were 11.11% of the population.

Of 153 households, 32.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 53.6% were married couples living together, 11.8% had a female householder with no husband present, and 30.1% were not families. About 28.1% of all households were made up of individuals and 14.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.35 and the average family size was 2.83.

In the city, the population was distributed as 26.9% under the age of 18, 6.4% from 18 to 24, 25.3% from 25 to 44, 18.6% from 45 to 64, and 22.8% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 40 years. For every 100 females, there were 91.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 89.2 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $29,659, and for a family was $33,250. Males had a median income of $30,000 versus $19,861 for females. The per capita income for the city was $14,686. About 6.7% of families and 11.2% of the population were below the poverty line, including 20.4% of those under age 18 and none of those age 65 or over.


Blackwell is served by the Blackwell Consolidated Independent School District.