New Summerfield, Texas

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New Summerfield, Texas
City
Location of New Summerfield, Texas
Location of New Summerfield, Texas
Cherokee County NewSummerfield.svg
Coordinates: 31°58′40″N 95°6′39″W / 31.97778°N 95.11083°W / 31.97778; -95.11083Coordinates: 31°58′40″N 95°6′39″W / 31.97778°N 95.11083°W / 31.97778; -95.11083
Country United States
State Texas
County Cherokee
Area
 • Total 4.7 sq mi (12.1 km2)
 • Land 4.7 sq mi (12.1 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation 472 ft (144 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 998
 • Density 212.9/sq mi (82.2/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 75780
Area code(s) 936
FIPS code 48-51336[1]
GNIS feature ID 1342512[2]

New Summerfield is a city in Cherokee County, Texas, United States. The population was 1,111 at the 2010 census.

Geography[edit]

New Summerfield is located at 31°58′40″N 95°6′39″W / 31.97778°N 95.11083°W / 31.97778; -95.11083 (31.977808, -95.110910).[3]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 4.7 square miles (12 km2), all of it land.

Demographics[edit]

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 998 people, 292 households, and 223 families residing in the city. The population density was 212.9 people per square mile (82.2/km²). There were 319 housing units at an average density of 68.0/sq mi (26.3/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 60.82% White, 2.40% African American, 0.20% Native American, 33.97% from other races, and 2.61% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 62.12% of the population.

There were 292 households out of which 45.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 61.3% were married couples living together, 7.9% had a female householder with no husband present, and 23.6% were non-families. 19.2% of all households were made up of individuals and 9.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 3.42 and the average family size was 3.91.

In the city the population was spread out with 37.2% under the age of 18, 11.0% from 18 to 24, 28.4% from 25 to 44, 14.4% from 45 to 64, and 9.0% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 26 years. For every 100 females there were 122.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 114.7 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $26,071, and the median income for a family was $25,517. Males had a median income of $19,750 versus $18,393 for females. The per capita income for the city was $9,515. About 21.3% of families and 28.4% of the population were below the poverty line, including 41.6% of those under age 18 and 19.3% of those age 65 or over.

The Mayor of this city is Sheri Solomon.

Education[edit]

The City of New Summerfield is served by the New Summerfield Independent School District and home to the New Summerfield High School Hornets.

Notable people[edit]

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, New Summerfield 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 New Summerfield, Texas