Kingsbury, Texas

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Kingsbury, Texas
CDP
Location of Kingsbury, Texas
Location of Kingsbury, Texas
Guadalupe County Kingsbury.svg
Coordinates: 29°38′31″N 97°48′36″W / 29.64194°N 97.81000°W / 29.64194; -97.81000Coordinates: 29°38′31″N 97°48′36″W / 29.64194°N 97.81000°W / 29.64194; -97.81000
Country United States
State Texas
County Guadalupe
Area
 • Total 28.8 sq mi (74.7 km2)
 • Land 28.8 sq mi (74.5 km2)
 • Water 0.1 sq mi (0.2 km2)
Elevation 604 ft (184 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 652
 • Density 22.7/sq mi (8.7/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 78638
Area code(s) 830
FIPS code 48-39292[1]
GNIS feature ID 1339146[2]

Kingsbury is a census-designated place (CDP) in Guadalupe County, Texas, United States. The population was 782 at the 2010 census. It is part of the San Antonio Metropolitan Statistical Area.

Geography[edit]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 28.8 square miles (75 km2), of which, 28.8 square miles (75 km2) of it is land and 0.1 square miles (0.26 km2) of it (0.24%) is water.

Demographics[edit]

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 652 people, 252 households, and 193 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 22.7 people per square mile (8.8/km²). There were 269 housing units at an average density of 9.3/sq mi (3.6/km²). The racial makeup of the CDP was 92.48% White, 1.84% African American, 0.46% Native American, 4.14% from other races, and 1.07% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 13.65% of the population.

There were 252 households out of which 32.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 60.7% were married couples living together, 11.9% had a female householder with no husband present, and 23.4% were non-families. 19.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 7.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.59 and the average family size was 2.93.

In the CDP the population was spread out with 25.0% under the age of 18, 8.6% from 18 to 24, 29.4% from 25 to 44, 27.1% from 45 to 64, and 9.8% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females there were 99.4 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 95.6 males.

The median income for a household in the CDP was $50,156, and the median income for a family was $60,536. Males had a median income of $38,750 versus $27,750 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $21,744. About 4.3% of families and 8.7% of the population were below the poverty line, including 11.4% of those under age 18 and 9.6% of those age 65 or over.

Education[edit]

Kingsbury is served by the Seguin Independent School District.

Popular Culture[edit]

Kingsbury was the setting of Dierks Bentley's music video of the song "What Was I Thinkin'".

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.