Edroy, Texas

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Edroy, Texas
CDP
Location of Edroy, Texas
Location of Edroy, Texas
SanPatricio County Edroy.svg
Coordinates: 27°58′18″N 97°40′32″W / 27.97167°N 97.67556°W / 27.97167; -97.67556Coordinates: 27°58′18″N 97°40′32″W / 27.97167°N 97.67556°W / 27.97167; -97.67556
Country United States
State Texas
County San Patricio
Area
 • Total 2.1 sq mi (5.4 km2)
 • Land 2.1 sq mi (5.4 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation 95 ft (29 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 420
 • Density 201.9/sq mi (78.0/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 78352
Area code(s) 361
FIPS code 48-22768[1]
GNIS feature ID 1335110[2]

Edroy is a census-designated place (CDP) in San Patricio County, Texas, United States. The population was 420 at the 2000 census.

History[edit]

The CDP was named for Ed Cubage and Roy Miller, who platted the place.[3]

Geography[edit]

Edroy is located at 27°58′18″N 97°40′32″W / 27.97167°N 97.67556°W / 27.97167; -97.67556 (27.971630, -97.675530).[4]

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

Demographics[edit]

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 420 people, 118 households, and 101 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 201.9 people per square mile (78.0/km²). There were 142 housing units at an average density of 68.3/sq mi (26.4/km²). The racial makeup of the CDP was 68.57% White, 0.24% Asian, 25.48% from other races, and 5.71% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 80.71% of the population.

There were 118 households out of which 44.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 60.2% were married couples living together, 19.5% had a female householder with no husband present, and 13.6% were non-families. 11.9% of all households were made up of individuals and 5.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 3.56 and the average family size was 3.88.

In the CDP the population was spread out with 33.1% under the age of 18, 10.0% from 18 to 24, 27.4% from 25 to 44, 17.1% from 45 to 64, and 12.4% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 31 years. For every 100 females there were 104.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 96.5 males.

The median income for a household in the CDP was $26,000, and the median income for a family was $28,000. Males had a median income of $26,705 versus $17,344 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $9,787. About 15.6% of families and 13.6% of the population were below the poverty line, including 16.5% of those under age 18 and 19.5% of those age 65 or over.

Education[edit]

Edroy is served by the Odem-Edroy 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. ^ "Profile for Edroy, Texas". ePodunk. Retrieved 2010-06-20. 
  4. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 

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