Meadow, Texas

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Meadow, Texas
Town
Location of Meadow, Texas
Location of Meadow, Texas
Terry County Meadow.svg
Coordinates: 33°20′18″N 102°12′28″W / 33.33833°N 102.20778°W / 33.33833; -102.20778Coordinates: 33°20′18″N 102°12′28″W / 33.33833°N 102.20778°W / 33.33833; -102.20778
Country United States
State Texas
County Terry
Area
 • Total 1.6 sq mi (4.1 km2)
 • Land 1.6 sq mi (4.1 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation 3,333 ft (1,016 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 658
 • Density 411.3/sq mi (158.8/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 79345
Area code(s) 806
FIPS code 48-47316[1]
GNIS feature ID 1362550[2]

Meadow is a town in Terry County, Texas, United States. The population was 593 at the 2010 census.

Geography[edit]

Meadow is located at 33°20′18″N 102°12′28″W / 33.33833°N 102.20778°W / 33.33833; -102.20778 (33.338336, -102.207772).[3]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 1.6 square miles (4.1 km²), all of it land.

Demographics[edit]

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 658 people, 213 households, and 177 families residing in the town. The population density was 411.3 people per square mile (158.8/km²). There were 236 housing units at an average density of 147.5 per square mile (57.0/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 78.12% White, 0.15% African American, 1.22% Native American, 15.35% from other races, and 5.17% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 57.90% of the population.

There were 213 households out of which 43.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 70.9% were married couples living together, 8.5% had a female householder with no husband present, and 16.9% were non-families. 15.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 8.0% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 3.09 and the average family size was 3.42.

In the town the population was spread out with 33.3% under the age of 18, 8.8% from 18 to 24, 28.7% from 25 to 44, 18.2% from 45 to 64, and 10.9% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 31 years. For every 100 females there were 109.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 102.3 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $29,250, and the median income for a family was $34,167. Males had a median income of $25,417 versus $20,694 for females. The per capita income for the town was $11,803. About 15.7% of families and 16.3% of the population were below the poverty line, including 16.0% of those under age 18 and 13.6% of those age 65 or over.

Education[edit]

The Town of Meadow is served by the Meadow Independent School District and home to the Meadow High School Broncos.

Music[edit]

The Meadow Musical has been held every second Saturday in Meadow, Texas for the past 35 years. During the summer, the bluegrassers go outside and pick.

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. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  4. ^ Shirley M. Garcia-Hooper-obituary