Wixon Valley, Texas

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Wixon Valley, Texas
City
Location of Wixon Valley, Texas
Location of Wixon Valley, Texas
Brazos County WixonValley.svg
Coordinates: 30°45′42″N 96°19′22″W / 30.76167°N 96.32278°W / 30.76167; -96.32278Coordinates: 30°45′42″N 96°19′22″W / 30.76167°N 96.32278°W / 30.76167; -96.32278
Country United States
State Texas
County Brazos
Area
 • Total 1.81 sq mi (4.70 km2)
 • Land 1.80 sq mi (4.65 km2)
 • Water 0.02 sq mi (0.05 km2)
Elevation 335 ft (102 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 254
 • Density 142/sq mi (54.7/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
FIPS code 48-79919[1]
GNIS feature ID 1388563[2]

Wixon Valley is a city in Brazos County, Texas, United States. The population was 254 at the 2010 census.[3] It is part of the Bryan-College Station metropolitan area.

Geography[edit]

Wixon Valley is located in north-central Brazos County at 30°45′42″N 96°19′22″W / 30.76167°N 96.32278°W / 30.76167; -96.32278 (30.761566, -96.322682),[4] along U.S. Route 190 and extending to the northwest. It is 7 miles (11 km) northeast of downtown Bryan.

According to the United States Census Bureau, Wixon Valley has a total area of 1.8 square miles (4.7 km2), of which 0.02 square miles (0.05 km2), or 1.12%, is water.[3]

Demographics[edit]

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 235 people, 85 households, and 70 families residing in the city. The population density was 131.0 people per square mile (50.7/km²). There were 88 housing units at an average density of 49.1 per square mile (19.0/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 91.06% White, 7.66% African American, 0.43% from other races, and 0.85% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.55% of the population.

There were 85 households out of which 34.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 68.2% were married couples living together, 15.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 16.5% were non-families. 12.9% of all households were made up of individuals and 9.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.76 and the average family size was 3.03.

In the city the population was spread out with 30.2% under the age of 18, 6.4% from 18 to 24, 28.9% from 25 to 44, 19.6% from 45 to 64, and 14.9% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 36 years. For every 100 females there were 85.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 76.3 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $53,750, and the median income for a family was $59,063. Males had a median income of $35,417 versus $25,938 for females. The per capita income for the city was $33,915. None of the families and 3.0% of the population were living below the poverty line, including no under eighteens and 6.5% of those over 64.

Education[edit]

Wixon Valley is served by the Bryan 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. ^ a b "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (G001): Wixon Valley city, Texas". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved April 22, 2014. 
  4. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.