A row of shops in Lueders.
Location of Lueders, Texas
|• Total||0.6 sq mi (1.6 km2)|
|• Land||0.6 sq mi (1.6 km2)|
|• Water||0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)|
|Elevation||1,562 ft (476 m)|
|• Density||485.4/sq mi (187.4/km2)|
|Time zone||Central (CST) (UTC-6)|
|• Summer (DST)||CDT (UTC-5)|
|GNIS feature ID||1340730|
Lueders is a city in Jones and Shackelford counties in the U.S. state of Texas. The population was 264 in 2008. The portion of Lueders located in Jones County is part of the Abilene, Texas Metropolitan Statistical Area.
Lueders is located at (32.800152, -99.623651).
According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.6 square miles (1.6 km²), all land.
As of the census of 2000, there were 300 people, 125 households, and 75 families residing in the city. The population density was 485.4 people per square mile (186.8/km²). There were 168 housing units at an average density of 271.8 per square mile (104.6/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 95.67% White, 0.67% African American, 1.33% Native American, 2.00% from other races, and 0.33% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 3.67% of the population.
There were 125 households out of which 30.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 46.4% were married couples living together, 8.8% had a female householder with no husband present, and 40.0% were non-families. 36.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 20.0% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.40 and the average family size was 3.25.
In the city the population was spread out with 29.7% under the age of 18, 6.3% from 18 to 24, 20.7% from 25 to 44, 26.3% from 45 to 64, and 17.0% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 39 years. For every 100 females there were 92.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 78.8 males.
The median income for a household in the city was $26,058, and the median income for a family was $29,318. Males had a median income of $25,341 versus $15,000 for females. The per capita income for the city was $13,877. About 11.0% of families and 15.6% of the population were below the poverty line, including 7.2% of those under the age of eighteen and 22.9% of those sixty five or over.
The city of Lueders is served by the Lueders-Avoca Independent School District.
- Lueders, Texas – Texas Escapes Online Magazine
- Lueders from the Handbook of Texas Online
- A Little History of Lueders, Texas