The Charlotte Trojans are the school teams in Charlotte, Texas
Location of Charlotte, Texas
|• Total||2.0 sq mi (5.2 km2)|
|• Land||2.0 sq mi (5.2 km2)|
|• Water||0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)|
|Elevation||541 ft (165 m)|
|• Density||859/sq mi (331.7/km2)|
|Time zone||Central (CST) (UTC-6)|
|• Summer (DST)||CDT (UTC-5)|
|GNIS feature ID||1354329|
Charlotte is a city in Atascosa County, Texas, United States. The population was 1,715 at the 2010 census. It is part of the San Antonio Metropolitan Statistical Area. The town is named for Charlotte Simmons, the daughter of Dr. Charles Simmons, who aided in the development of Atascosa County.
As of the census of 2000, there were 1,637 people, 514 households, and 401 families residing in the city. The population density was 823.4 people per square mile (317.6/km²). There were 585 housing units at an average density of 294.3 per square mile (113.5/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 64.94% White, 0.06% African American, 1.65% Native American, 29.93% from other races, and 3.42% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 81.19% of the population.
There were 514 households out of which 45.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 54.3% were married couples living together, 17.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 21.8% were non-families. 18.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 10.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 3.18 and the average family size was 3.61.
In the city the population was spread out with 34.8% under the age of 18, 10.2% from 18 to 24, 27.4% from 25 to 44, 18.0% from 45 to 64, and 9.7% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 30 years. For every 100 females there were 98.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 92.1 males.
The median income for a household in the city was $24,792, and the median income for a family was $27,976. Males had a median income of $24,375 versus $15,313 for females. The per capita income for the city was $9,769. About 24.9% of families and 30.0% of the population were below the poverty line, including 35.1% of those under age 18 and 25.0% of those age 65 or over.
The climate in this area is characterized by hot, humid summers and generally mild to cool winters. According to the Köppen Climate Classification system, Charlotte has a humid subtropical climate, abbreviated "Cfa" on climate maps.
The First United Methodist Church, across the street from City Hall
The architecture of the First Baptist Church resembles a fort or other western structure.
Cattle grazing off Texas State Highway 97 southwest of Charlotte
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- Climate Summary for Charlotte, Texas