Blooming Grove, Texas

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Blooming Grove, Texas
Town
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Location of Blooming Grove, Texas
Location of Blooming Grove, Texas
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Coordinates: 32°5′32″N 96°43′2″W / 32.09222°N 96.71722°W / 32.09222; -96.71722Coordinates: 32°5′32″N 96°43′2″W / 32.09222°N 96.71722°W / 32.09222; -96.71722
Country United States
State Texas
County Navarro
Area
 • Total 0.9 sq mi (2.2 km2)
 • Land 0.9 sq mi (2.2 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation 597 ft (182 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 821
 • Density 975.1/sq mi (376.5/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 76626
Area code(s) 903
FIPS code 48-08788[1]
GNIS feature ID 1330882[2]
Historical population
Census Pop.
1880 79
1890 175 121.5%
1900 585 234.3%
1910 903 54.4%
1920 898 −0.6%
1930 771 −14.1%
1940 821 6.5%
1950 736 −10.4%
1960 729 −1.0%
1970 740 1.5%
1980 823 11.2%
1990 847 2.9%
2000 833 −1.7%
2010 821 −1.4%
Est. 2015 824 [3] 0.4%
U.S. Decennial Census[4]

Blooming Grove is a town in Navarro County, Texas, in the United States. As of the 2010 census, the town population was 821.

Geography[edit]

Blooming Grove is located at 32°5′32″N 96°43′2″W / 32.09222°N 96.71722°W / 32.09222; -96.71722 (32.092084, -96.717088).[5]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 0.9 square miles (2.3 km2), all of it land.

Inside Walker Hardware 1912
Campbell,Cumpston, Furra Cotton Gin Blooming Grove Texas

Demographics[edit]

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 833 people, 342 households, and 233 families residing in the town. The population density was 975.1 people per square mile (378.4/km²). There were 373 housing units at an average density of 436.6 per square mile (169.4/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 91.24% White, 5.28% African American, 0.36% Native American, 1.32% from other races, and 1.80% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 4.32% of the population.

There were 342 households out of which 31.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 54.1% were married couples living together, 11.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 31.6% were non-families. 29.2% of all households were made up of individuals and 16.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.44 and the average family size was 3.00.

In the town, the population was spread out with 26.4% under the age of 18, 5.6% from 18 to 24, 29.8% from 25 to 44, 18.6% from 45 to 64, and 19.6% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females there were 83.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 81.4 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $32,375, and the median income for a family was $46,364. Males had a median income of $35,000 versus $22,059 for females. The per capita income for the town was $17,747. About 12.7% of families and 17.7% of the population were below the poverty line, including 17.6% of those under age 18 and 16.7% of those age 65 or over.

Education[edit]

Blooming Grove School picture.

The Town of Blooming Grove is served by the Blooming Grove Independent School District and home to the Blooming Grove High School Lions.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2013-09-11. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  2. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  3. ^ "Annual Estimates of the Resident Population for Incorporated Places: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2015". Retrieved July 2, 2016. 
  4. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Archived from the original on May 12, 2015. Retrieved June 4, 2015. 
  5. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.