Radar Base, Texas
|Radar Base, Texas|
|• Total||4.2 sq mi (10.9 km2)|
|• Land||4.2 sq mi (10.9 km2)|
|• Water||0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)|
|Elevation||869 ft (265 m)|
|• Density||181.4/sq mi (69.9/km2)|
|Time zone||Central (CST) (UTC-6)|
|• Summer (DST)||CDT (UTC-5)|
|GNIS feature ID||1852752|
Radar Base is located at (28.857903, -100.527332).
According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 4.2 square miles (11 km2), all of it land.
It is the location of the Maverick County Memorial International Airport, which was previously an Auxiliary Air Force base.
As of the census of 2000, there were 162 people, 51 households, and 37 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 38.4 people per square mile (14.8/km²). There were 64 housing units at an average density of 15.2/sq mi (5.9/km²). The racial makeup of the CDP was 78.40% White, 1.85% Native American, 18.52% from other races, and 1.23% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 88.89% of the population.
There were 51 households out of which 49.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 54.9% were married couples living together, 11.8% had a female householder with no husband present, and 25.5% were non-families. 23.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 7.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 3.18 and the average family size was 3.84.
In the CDP the population was spread out with 32.1% under the age of 18, 8.0% from 18 to 24, 21.0% from 25 to 44, 27.8% from 45 to 64, and 11.1% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 36 years. For every 100 females there were 92.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 96.4 males.
The median income for a household in the CDP was $19,531, and the median income for a family was $19,531. Males had a median income of $26,250 versus $0 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $5,983. About 42.9% of families and 42.9% of the population were below the poverty line, including 56.5% of those under the age of eighteen and none of those sixty five or over.
Radar Base is served by the Eagle Pass Independent School District.
- "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
- "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.