Broaddus, Texas

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Broaddus, Texas
Town
Location of Broaddus, Texas
Location of Broaddus, Texas
SanAugustine County Broaddus.svg
Coordinates: 31°18′23″N 94°16′8″W / 31.30639°N 94.26889°W / 31.30639; -94.26889Coordinates: 31°18′23″N 94°16′8″W / 31.30639°N 94.26889°W / 31.30639; -94.26889
Country United States
State Texas
County San Augustine
Area
 • Total 0.4 sq mi (1.0 km2)
 • Land 0.4 sq mi (1.0 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation 262 ft (80 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 189
 • Density 501.4/sq mi (193.6/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 75929
Area code(s) 936
FIPS code 48-10384[1]
GNIS feature ID 1381517[2]

Broaddus is a town in San Augustine County, Texas, United States. The population was 207 at the 2010 census.

Geography[edit]

Broaddus is located at 31°18′23″N 94°16′8″W / 31.30639°N 94.26889°W / 31.30639; -94.26889 (31.306337, -94.268897).[3]

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

Demographics[edit]

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 189 people, 82 households, and 47 families residing in the town. The population density was 501.4 people per square mile (192.0/km²). There were 103 housing units at an average density of 273.3 per square mile (104.7/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 99.47% White, and 0.53% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.12% of the population.

In 2000, 26.8% of households in Broaddus had children under the age of 18, 45.1% consisted of married couples living together, 9.8% had a female householder with no husband present, and 41.5% were non-families. 41.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 25.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.30 and the average family size was 3.21. The population was spread out with 29.1% under the age of 18, 6.9% from 18 to 24, 24.3% from 25 to 44, 16.4% from 45 to 64, and 23.3% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 35 years. For every 100 females there were 94.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 91.4 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $17,250, and the median income for a family was $25,625. Males had a median income of $28,929 versus $0 for females.[citation needed] The per capita income for the town was $11,765. About 18.6% of families and 18.6% of the population were below the poverty line, including 8.3% of those under the age of eighteen and 13.3% of those sixty five or over.

Education[edit]

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

Notable person[edit]

Climate[edit]

The climate in this area is characterized by hot, humid summers and generally mild to cool winters. According to the Köppen Climate Classification system, Broaddus has a humid subtropical climate, abbreviated "Cfa" on climate maps.[4]

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. 
  4. ^ Climate Summary for Broaddus, Texas