Carmine, Texas

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Carmine, Texas
City
Texas Basketball Museum in Carmine
Texas Basketball Museum in Carmine
Location of Carmine, Texas
Location of Carmine, Texas
Fayette County Carmine.svg
Coordinates: 30°8′57″N 96°41′18″W / 30.14917°N 96.68833°W / 30.14917; -96.68833Coordinates: 30°8′57″N 96°41′18″W / 30.14917°N 96.68833°W / 30.14917; -96.68833
Country United States
State Texas
County Fayette
Area
 • Total 1.6 sq mi (4.3 km2)
 • Land 1.6 sq mi (4.3 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation 433 ft (132 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 228
 • Density 138.4/sq mi (53.4/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 78932
Area code(s) 979
FIPS code 48-12916[1]
GNIS feature ID 1332175[2]

Carmine is a city in Fayette County and Washington County, Texas, United States. The population was 231 at the 2010 census.

The Texas Basketball Museum is operated by Coach Bob Springer at the corner of Augsburg Avenue and Hauptstrasse Street in Carmine. The collection highlights players who advance to the professional ranks as well as high school teams of notable achievement.[3]

Geography[edit]

Carmine is located at 30°8′57″N 96°41′18″W / 30.14917°N 96.68833°W / 30.14917; -96.68833 (30.149059, −96.688420)[4].

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 1.6 square miles (4.1 km2), all of it land.

Climate[edit]

Climate data for Muldoon, Texas
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Record high °F (°C) 86
(30)
87
(31)
89
(32)
92
(33)
95
(35)
99
(37)
100
(38)
107
(42)
102
(39)
100
(38)
93
(34)
85
(29)
107
(42)
Average high °F (°C) 51
(11)
62
(17)
66
(19)
72
(22)
78
(26)
87
(31)
92
(33)
94
(34)
92
(33)
81
(27)
63
(17)
48
(9)
73.8
(23.3)
Average low °F (°C) 38
(3)
44
(7)
53
(12)
67
(19)
72
(22)
71
(22)
72
(22)
74
(23)
72
(22)
64
(18)
56
(13)
32
(0)
59.6
(15.3)
Record low °F (°C) 1
(−17)
12
(−11)
14
(−10)
31
(−1)
42
(6)
50
(10)
56
(13)
54
(12)
47
(8)
22
(−6)
10
(−12)
3
(−16)
3
(−16)
Precipitation inches (mm) 1.10
(27.9)
5.60
(142.2)
4.16
(105.7)
2.25
(57.2)
6.38
(162.1)
2.46
(62.5)
0.41
(10.4)
0.25
(6.4)
1.83
(46.5)
2.22
(56.4)
2.10
(53.3)
9.60
(243.8)
62.59
(1,589.8)
Source: weather.com[5]

Demographics[edit]

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 228 people, 91 households, and 60 families residing in the city. The population density was 138.4 people per square mile (53.4/km²). There were 118 housing units at an average density of 71.6 per square mile (27.6/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 90.35% White, 1.75% African American, 0.44% Native American, 6.14% from other races, and 1.32% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 11.40% of the population.

There were 91 households out of which 26.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 62.6% were married couples living together, 4.4% had a female householder with no husband present, and 33.0% were non-families. 31.9% of all households were made up of individuals and 20.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.40 and the average family size was 3.07.

In the city the population was spread out with 23.2% under the age of 18, 7.9% from 18 to 24, 22.4% from 25 to 44, 24.6% from 45 to 64, and 21.9% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 43 years. For every 100 females there were 78.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 80.4 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $27,396, and the median income for a family was $49,375. Males had a median income of $30,625 versus $29,063 for females. The per capita income for the city was $34,614. About 15.1% of families and 14.7% of the population were below the poverty line, including 16.7% of those under the age of eighteen and 18.9% of those sixty five or over.

Education[edit]

The City of Carmine is served by the Round Top-Carmine 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. ^ "Texas Country Reporter episodes (Texas Basketball Museum), Weekend of March 2, 2013". texascountryreporter.com. Retrieved March 9, 2013. 
  4. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  5. ^ "Monthly Averages for Muldoon, TX". Retrieved 2009-09-10.