Rollingwood, Texas

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Rollingwood, Texas
City
Location of Rollingwood, Texas
Location of Rollingwood, Texas
Travis County Rollingwood.svg
Coordinates: 30°16′29″N 97°47′4″W / 30.27472°N 97.78444°W / 30.27472; -97.78444Coordinates: 30°16′29″N 97°47′4″W / 30.27472°N 97.78444°W / 30.27472; -97.78444
Country United States
State Texas
County Travis
Area
 • Total 0.7 sq mi (1.8 km2)
 • Land 0.7 sq mi (1.8 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation 646 ft (197 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 1,403
 • Density 2,070.7/sq mi (799.5/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 78746
Area code(s) 512
FIPS code 48-63008[1]
GNIS feature ID 1345526[2]

Rollingwood is a city in Travis County, Texas, United States. Part of the Austin–Round Rock metropolitan area the population was 1,412 at the 2010 census.

Geography[edit]

Rollingwood is located at 30°16′29″N 97°47′04″W / 30.274657°N 97.784501°W / 30.274657; -97.784501 (30.274657, -97.784501)[3], 3 miles (5 km) west of downtown Austin.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.7 square miles (1.8 km2), all of it land.

Demographics[edit]

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 1,403 people, 489 households, and 413 families residing in the city. The population density was 2,070.7 people per square mile (796.6/km2). There were 498 housing units at an average density of 735.0/sq mi (282.8/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 96.01% White, 0.21% Native American, 2.28% Asian, 0.50% from other races, and 1.00% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 4.92% of the population.

There were 489 households out of which 45.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 74.8% were married couples living together, 7.6% had a female householder with no husband present, and 15.5% were non-families. 12.9% of all households were made up of individuals and 6.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.87 and the average family size was 3.15.

In the city the population was spread out with 29.8% under the age of 18, 4.6% from 18 to 24, 21.7% from 25 to 44, 32.4% from 45 to 64, and 11.4% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 42 years. For every 100 females there were 98.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 90.5 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $108,835, and the median income for a family was $117,851. Males had a median income of $86,197 versus $43,125 for females. The per capita income for the city was $52,280. About 0.5% of families and 0.5% of the population were below the poverty line, including 0.5% of those under age 18 and none of those age 65 or over.

General information[edit]

Rollingwood citizens are generally very interested in their small community. Alderman and mayoral races are frequently contested, and voter turnout is high. In 2006 political issues have included a proposed tree ordinance, the monthly fee for wastewater service, and conflict of interest concerns. The city has a public park with softball fields, as well as an area for children's play and pavilion, and a private swimming facility. The city has been noted in the past for having very stringent traffic law enforcement. Every July 4 the Rollingwood Women's Club organizes a parade with music and speeches. City Hall is at 403 Nixon, Rollingwood, TX 78746. Rollingwood is served by the Austin Independent School District and the Eanes 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. 

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