Coolidge, Texas

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Coolidge, Texas
Town
Downtown Coolidge.
Downtown Coolidge.
Location of Coolidge, Texas
Location of Coolidge, Texas
Limestone County Coolidge.svg
Coordinates: 31°45′9″N 96°39′2″W / 31.75250°N 96.65056°W / 31.75250; -96.65056Coordinates: 31°45′9″N 96°39′2″W / 31.75250°N 96.65056°W / 31.75250; -96.65056
Country United States
State Texas
County Limestone
Area
 • Total 1.0 sq mi (2.6 km2)
 • Land 1.0 sq mi (2.5 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.1 km2)
Elevation 535 ft (163 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 848
 • Density 878.6/sq mi (339.2/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 76635
Area code(s) 254
FIPS code 48-16552[1]
GNIS feature ID 1373194[2]

Coolidge is a town in Limestone County, Texas, United States. The population was 863 in 2009.

Geography[edit]

Coolidge is located at 31°45′9″N 96°39′2″W / 31.75250°N 96.65056°W / 31.75250; -96.65056 (31.752609, -96.650524).[3]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 1.0 square mile (2.6 km2), of which, 1.0 square mile (2.6 km2) of it is land and 0.04 square miles (0.10 km2) of it (3.00%) is water.

Demographics[edit]

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 848 people, 305 households, and 208 families residing in the town. The population density was 878.6 people per square mile (337.5/km²). There were 339 housing units at an average density of 351.2 per square mile (134.9/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 62.38% White, 18.63% African American, 0.59% Native American, 0.12% Asian, 15.45% from other races, and 2.83% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 32.08% of the population.

There were 305 households out of which 39.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 47.2% were married couples living together, 15.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 31.8% were non-families. 29.2% of all households were made up of individuals and 15.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.78 and the average family size was 3.38.

In the town the population was spread out with 31.3% under the age of 18, 11.8% from 18 to 24, 26.9% from 25 to 44, 16.9% from 45 to 64, and 13.2% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 30 years. For every 100 females there were 93.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 95.6 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $23,558, and the median income for a family was $27,583. Males had a median income of $24,896 versus $17,132 for females. The per capita income for the town was $11,589. About 23.6% of families and 25.2% of the population were below the poverty line, including 26.4% of those under age 18 and 11.9% of those age 65 or over.

The Coolidge water tower

Education[edit]

The Town of Coolidge is served by the Coolidge 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. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.