Mingus, Texas

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Mingus, Texas
City
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Location of Mingus, Texas
Location of Mingus, Texas
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Coordinates: 32°32′22″N 98°25′24″W / 32.53944°N 98.42333°W / 32.53944; -98.42333Coordinates: 32°32′22″N 98°25′24″W / 32.53944°N 98.42333°W / 32.53944; -98.42333
Country United States
State Texas
County Palo Pinto
Area
 • Total 1.6 sq mi (4.0 km2)
 • Land 1.6 sq mi (4.0 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation 951 ft (290 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 246
 • Density 158.3/sq mi (61.1/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 76463
Area code(s) 254
FIPS code 48-48720[1]
GNIS feature ID 1341720[2]

Mingus is a city in Palo Pinto County, Texas, United States. The population was 235 at the 2010 census.

Geography[edit]

Mingus is located at 32°32′22″N 98°25′24″W / 32.53944°N 98.42333°W / 32.53944; -98.42333 (32.539489, -98.423449).[3]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 1.5 square miles (3.9 km2), all of it land.

Demographics[edit]

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 246 people, 110 households, and 59 families residing in the city. The population density was 158.3 people per square mile (61.3/km²). There were 136 housing units at an average density of 87.5/sq mi (33.9/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 89.84% White, 0.41% Native American, 0.41% Asian, 8.54% from other races, and 0.81% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 10.57% of the population.

There were 110 households out of which 25.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 39.1% were married couples living together, 11.8% had a female householder with no husband present, and 45.5% were non-families. 41.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 16.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.24 and the average family size was 3.18.

In the city the population was spread out with 23.6% under the age of 18, 10.2% from 18 to 24, 18.7% from 25 to 44, 27.6% from 45 to 64, and 19.9% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 43 years. For every 100 females there were 89.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 82.5 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $28,750, and the median income for a family was $40,208. Males had a median income of $30,417 versus $25,625 for females. The per capita income for the city was $22,591. About 7.5% of families and 11.7% of the population were below the poverty line, including none of those under the age of eighteen and 19.6% of those sixty five or over.

Education[edit]

The City of Mingus is served by the Gordon Independent School District.

Climate[edit]

The climate in this area is characterized by hot, humid summers and generally mild to cool winters. According to the Köppen Climate Classification system, Mingus has a humid subtropical climate, abbreviated "Cfa" on climate maps.[4]

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. ^ Climate Summary for Mingus, Texas