South Mountain, Texas

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South Mountain, Texas
Town
Location of South Mountain, Texas
Location of South Mountain, Texas
Coryell County SouthMountain.svg
Coordinates: 31°26′6″N 97°40′36″W / 31.43500°N 97.67667°W / 31.43500; -97.67667Coordinates: 31°26′6″N 97°40′36″W / 31.43500°N 97.67667°W / 31.43500; -97.67667
Country United States
State Texas
County Coryell
Area
 • Total 1.6 sq mi (4.2 km2)
 • Land 1.6 sq mi (4.2 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation 1,020 ft (311 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 412
 • Density 252.9/sq mi (97.7/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
FIPS code 48-69120[1]
GNIS feature ID 1368723[2]

South Mountain is a town in Coryell County, Texas, United States. The population was 377 at the 2010 census. It is part of the KilleenTempleFort Hood Metropolitan Statistical Area.

Geography[edit]

South Mountain is located at 31°26′6″N 97°40′36″W / 31.43500°N 97.67667°W / 31.43500; -97.67667 (31.435056, -97.676587).[3]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 1.6 square miles (4.2 km²), all of it land.

Demographics[edit]

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 412 people, 146 households, and 121 families residing in the town. The population density was 252.9 people per square mile (97.6/km²). There were 161 housing units at an average density of 98.8 per square mile (38.1/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 86.89% White, 1.94% African American, 3.40% Asian, 7.04% from other races, and 0.73% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 9.47% of the population.

There were 146 households out of which 41.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 71.2% were married couples living together, 7.5% had a female householder with no husband present, and 17.1% were non-families. 13.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 2.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.82 and the average family size was 3.08.

In the town the population was spread out with 28.9% under the age of 18, 7.5% from 18 to 24, 24.8% from 25 to 44, 26.5% from 45 to 64, and 12.4% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 37 years. For every 100 females there were 93.4 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 94.0 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $31,250, and the median income for a family was $34,688. Males had a median income of $24,625 versus $18,333 for females. The per capita income for the town was $14,863. About 10.3% of families and 6.7% of the population were below the poverty line, including 2.4% of those under age 18 and 7.7% of those age 65 or over.

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.