Dean, Texas

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Dean, Texas
Location of Dean, Texas
Location of Dean, Texas
Clay County Dean.svg
Coordinates: 33°55′41″N 98°22′45″W / 33.92806°N 98.37917°W / 33.92806; -98.37917Coordinates: 33°55′41″N 98°22′45″W / 33.92806°N 98.37917°W / 33.92806; -98.37917
Country United States
State Texas
County Clay
 • Total 2.1 sq mi (5.6 km2)
 • Land 2.1 sq mi (5.5 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation 961 ft (293 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 341
 • Density 159.2/sq mi (61.5/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
FIPS code 48-19456[1]
GNIS feature ID 1355784[2]

Dean is a city in Clay County, Texas, United States. It is part of the Wichita Falls, Texas Metropolitan Statistical Area. The population was 341 at the 2000 census.


Dean is located at 33°55′41″N 98°22′45″W / 33.92806°N 98.37917°W / 33.92806; -98.37917 (33.928071, -98.379255).[3]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 2.1 square miles (5.4 km2), all of it land.


As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 341 people, 131 households, and 105 families residing in the city. The population density was 159.2 people per square mile (61.5/km²). There were 136 housing units at an average density of 63.5/sq mi (24.5/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 95.60% White, 0.88% African American, 0.29% Native American, 2.05% from other races, and 1.17% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 5.28% of the population.

There were 131 households out of which 31.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 65.6% were married couples living together, 10.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 19.8% were non-families. 17.6% of all households were made up of individuals and 9.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.60 and the average family size was 2.90.

In the city the population was spread out with 25.5% under the age of 18, 5.6% from 18 to 24, 30.2% from 25 to 44, 25.5% from 45 to 64, and 13.2% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 39 years. For every 100 females there were 94.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 91.0 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $45,568, and the median income for a family was $47,813. Males had a median income of $36,875 versus $19,844 for females. The per capita income for the city was $16,521. About 8.2% of families and 7.8% of the population were below the poverty line, including 1.8% of those under age 18 and 9.7% of those age 65 or over.


The City of Dean is served by the Petrolia Independent School District.


  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.