Lone Oak, Texas

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Lone Oak, Texas
City
Location of Lone Oak, Texas
Location of Lone Oak, Texas
Hunt County LoneOak.svg
Coordinates: 32°59′45″N 95°56′28″W / 32.99583°N 95.94111°W / 32.99583; -95.94111Coordinates: 32°59′45″N 95°56′28″W / 32.99583°N 95.94111°W / 32.99583; -95.94111
Country United States
State Texas
County Hunt
Area
 • Total 0.8 sq mi (2.1 km2)
 • Land 0.8 sq mi (2.1 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation 564 ft (172 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 521
 • Density 653.5/sq mi (252.3/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 75453
Area code(s) 903
FIPS code 48-43636[1]
GNIS feature ID 1340378[2]

Lone Oak is a city in Hunt County, Texas, United States. The population was 521 at the 2000 census. Although Lone Oak changed from a town to a city in November 1890, the change was not recognized by the Census Bureau until June 2007; consequently, it was listed as a town at the 2000 census.[3]

Geography[edit]

Lone Oak is located at 32°59′45″N 95°56′28″W / 32.99583°N 95.94111°W / 32.99583; -95.94111 (32.995939, -95.940987)[4].

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town had a total area of 0.8 square miles (2.1 km2), all of it land.

Demographics[edit]

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 598 people, 195 households, and 138 families residing in the town. The population density was 653.5 people per square mile (251.4/km²). There were 234 housing units at an average density of 293.5 per square mile (112.9/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 94.43% White, 3.07% African American, 0.19% Native American, 0.19% Asian, 1.54% from other races, and 0.58% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 3.84% of the population.

There were 195 households out of which 32.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 54.9% were married couples living together, 8.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 29.2% were non-families. 25.1% of all households were made up of individuals and 14.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.67 and the average family size was 3.20.

In the town the population was spread out with 29.8% under the age of 18, 7.3% from 18 to 24, 28.2% from 25 to 44, 21.3% from 45 to 64, and 13.4% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 35 years. For every 100 females there were 95.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 94.7 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $31,875, and the median income for a family was $43,000. Males had a median income of $24,821 versus $19,306 for females. The per capita income for the town was $15,459. About 10.4% of families and 12.8% of the population were below the poverty line, including 13.8% of those under age 18 and 24.2% of those age 65 or over.

Education[edit]

The city of Lone Oak is served by the Lone Oak Independent School District.

Notable people[edit]

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. ^ Population Estimates Boundary Changes, United States Census Bureau, 2007-07-01. Accessed 2008-11-06.
  4. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.