Pleasant Valley, Texas

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Pleasant Valley, Texas
Town
Location of Pleasant Valley, Texas
Location of Pleasant Valley, Texas
Wichita County PleasantValley.svg
Coordinates: 33°56′14″N 98°35′40″W / 33.93722°N 98.59444°W / 33.93722; -98.59444Coordinates: 33°56′14″N 98°35′40″W / 33.93722°N 98.59444°W / 33.93722; -98.59444
Country United States
State Texas
County Wichita
Area
 • Total 2.6 sq mi (6.7 km2)
 • Land 2.6 sq mi (6.7 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation 971 ft (296 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 408
 • Density 157.3/sq mi (60.7/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
FIPS code 48-58400[1]
GNIS feature ID 1375499[2]

Pleasant Valley is a town in Wichita County, Texas, United States. It is part of the Wichita Falls, Texas Metropolitan Statistical Area. The population was 408 at the 2000 census. Pleasant Valley is also referred to as "The rural country club of Wichita County" in part because of the high demand for land and above average home prices. This includes Pleasant Valley estates and also Horseshoe Bend estates to the southwest.

Geography[edit]

Pleasant Valley is located at 33°56′14″N 98°35′40″W / 33.93722°N 98.59444°W / 33.93722; -98.59444 (33.937171, -98.594487)[3].

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 2.6 square miles (6.7 km²), all of it land.

Demographics[edit]

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 408 people, 162 households, and 127 families residing in the town. The population density was 157.3 people per square mile (60.8/km²). There were 172 housing units at an average density of 66.3 per square mile (25.6/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 95.10% White, 0.98% Native American, 2.45% from other races, and 1.47% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 5.88% of the population.

There were 162 households out of which 29.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 67.9% were married couples living together, 7.4% had a female householder with no husband present, and 21.6% were non-families. 17.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 8.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.52 and the average family size was 2.87.

In the town the population was spread out with 21.3% under the age of 18, 5.9% from 18 to 24, 27.7% from 25 to 44, 24.8% from 45 to 64, and 20.3% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 43 years. For every 100 females there were 108.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 103.2 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $72,500, and the median income for a family was $71,625. Males had a median income of $56,250 versus $37,833 for females. The per capita income for the town was $54,421. About 6.1% of families and 4.9% of the population were below the poverty line, including 23.0% of those under age 18 and 2.4% of those age 65 or over.

Education[edit]

The Town of Pleasant Valley is served by the Iowa Park Consolidated Independent School District.

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.