Location of Meadow, Texas
|• 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)|
|• Density||411.3/sq mi (158.8/km2)|
|Time zone||Central (CST) (UTC-6)|
|• Summer (DST)||CDT (UTC-5)|
|GNIS feature ID||1362550|
Meadow is located at (33.338336, -102.207772).
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.
As of the census 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.
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.
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- "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.
- Shirley M. Garcia-Hooper-obituary