Location of Kress, Texas
|• Total||0.6 sq mi (1.5 km2)|
|• Land||0.6 sq mi (1.5 km2)|
|• Water||0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)|
|Elevation||3,471 ft (1,058 m)|
|• Density||1,454.5/sq mi (561.6/km2)|
|Time zone||Central (CST) (UTC-6)|
|• Summer (DST)||CDT (UTC-5)|
|GNIS feature ID||1360768|
Kress is located at .(34.365010, -101.748129)
According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.6 square miles (1.5 km²), all of it land.
As of the census of 2000, there were 826 people, 272 households, and 223 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,454.5 people per square mile (559.5/km²). There were 291 housing units at an average density of 512.4/sq mi (197.1/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 58.84% White, 3.27% African American, 0.36% Native American, 34.87% from other races, and 2.66% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 61.26% of the population.
There were 272 households out of which 42.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 64.7% were married couples living together, 12.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 18.0% were non-families. 17.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 7.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 3.04 and the average family size was 3.42.
In the city the population was spread out with 33.2% under the age of 18, 8.8% from 18 to 24, 24.2% from 25 to 44, 20.3% from 45 to 64, and 13.4% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 32 years. For every 100 females there were 95.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 99.3 males.
The median income for a household in the city was $30,278, and the median income for a family was $31,618. Males had a median income of $22,000 versus $18,333 for females. The per capita income for the city was $12,305. About 15.1% of families and 17.5% of the population were below the poverty line, including 24.5% of those under age 18 and 11.1% of those age 65 or over.
- "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
- "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
- "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.