Toyah, Texas

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Toyah, Texas
Town
Location of Toyah, Texas
Location of Toyah, Texas
Reeves County Toyah.svg
Coordinates: 31°18′48″N 103°47′35″W / 31.31333°N 103.79306°W / 31.31333; -103.79306Coordinates: 31°18′48″N 103°47′35″W / 31.31333°N 103.79306°W / 31.31333; -103.79306
Country United States
State Texas
County Reeves
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 2,913 ft (888 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 100
 • Density 61.6/sq mi (23.8/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 79785
Area code(s) 915
FIPS code 48-73496[1]
GNIS feature ID 1370063[2]

Toyah is a town in Reeves County, Texas, United States. The population was 100 at the 2000 census.

Geography[edit]

Toyah is located at 31°18′48″N 103°47′35″W / 31.31333°N 103.79306°W / 31.31333; -103.79306 (31.313312, -103.793000)[3].

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 1.6 square miles (4.1 km2), all of it land.

Demographics[edit]

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 100 people, 47 households, and 28 families residing in the town. The population density was 61.6 people per square mile (23.8/km²). There were 72 housing units at an average density of 44.3 per square mile (17.2/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 84.00% White, 4.00% African American, 2.00% Native American, 4.00% from other races, and 6.00% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 51.00% of the population.

There were 47 households out of which 14.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 51.1% were married couples living together, 4.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 38.3% were non-families. 36.2% of all households were made up of individuals and 19.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.13 and the average family size was 2.79.

In the town the population was spread out with 13.0% under the age of 18, 8.0% from 18 to 24, 24.0% from 25 to 44, 27.0% from 45 to 64, and 28.0% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 48 years. For every 100 females there were 138.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 128.9 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $16,500, and the median income for a family was $15,313. Males had a median income of $19,375 versus $11,250 for females. The per capita income for the town was $8,611. There were 47.8% of families and 52.9% of the population living below the poverty line, including 100.0% of under 18 and 22.2% of those over 64.

Education[edit]

The Town of Toyah is served by the Pecos-Barstow-Toyah 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.