Collinsville, Texas

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Collinsville, Texas
Downtown Collinsville (2016)
Downtown Collinsville (2016)
Location of Collinsville, Texas
Location of Collinsville, Texas
Grayson County Collinsville.svg
Coordinates: 33°33′39″N 96°54′40″W / 33.56083°N 96.91111°W / 33.56083; -96.91111Coordinates: 33°33′39″N 96°54′40″W / 33.56083°N 96.91111°W / 33.56083; -96.91111
CountryUnited States
StateTexas
CountyGrayson
Area
 • Total0.97 sq mi (2.53 km2)
 • Land0.97 sq mi (2.53 km2)
 • Water0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation
751 ft (229 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total1,624
 • Estimate 
(2019)[2]
1,959
 • Density2,009.23/sq mi (775.71/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
76233
Area code903
FIPS code48-16036[3]
GNIS feature ID1354802[4]
Websitewww.collinsvilletexas.org

Collinsville is a town in Grayson County, Texas, United States. Its population was 1,624 at the 2010 census,[5] up from 1,235 at the 2000 census. It is part of the Sherman–Denison metropolitan statistical area. Collinsville is located on U.S. Route 377 south of Whitesboro.

History[edit]

In 1904, Collinsville Academy was built. The school had two stories and six rooms, and could accommodate about 400 students. The school was rebuilt in 1941 with the intention being to help the citizens of Collinsville retain jobs during the Depression, according to the older citizens of the community. A 20-room school was built to replace it, and continues to be used as an elementary school. A high school and junior high were built in 1995.[6][7][8][9]

Geography[edit]

Collinsville is located in southwestern Grayson County at 33°33′39″N 96°54′40″W / 33.56083°N 96.91111°W / 33.56083; -96.91111 (33.560731, –96.911027).[10] US 377 passes through the west side of the town, leading north 7 miles (11 km) to Whitesboro and south 12 miles (19 km) to Pilot Point. Sherman, the Grayson County seat, is 22 miles (35 km) to the northeast.

According to the United States Census Bureau, Collinsville has a total area of 0.93 square miles (2.4 km2), all of it land.[5]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1890332
1900666100.6%
191079118.8%
19208375.8%
1930670−20.0%
1940653−2.5%
1950561−14.1%
1960560−0.2%
197076837.1%
198086012.0%
19901,03320.1%
20001,23519.6%
20101,62431.5%
2019 (est.)1,959[2]20.6%
U.S. Decennial Census[11]

2020 census[edit]

Collinsville racial composition[12]
(NH = Non-Hispanic)[a]
Race Number Percentage
White (NH) 1,470 78.78%
Black or African American (NH) 16 0.86%
Native American or Alaska Native (NH) 11 0.59%
Asian (NH) 2 0.11%
Some Other Race (NH) 2 0.11%
Mixed/Multi-Racial (NH) 88 4.72%
Hispanic or Latino 277 14.84%
Total 1,866

As of the 2020 United States census, there were 1,866 people, 661 households, and 479 families residing in the town.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[3] of 2000, 1,235 people, 469 households, and 346 families were residing in the town. The population density was 1,720.6 people/sq mi (662.3/km2). The 507 housing units averaged 706.3/sq mi (271.9/km2). The racial makeup of the town was 93.60% White, 0.32% African American, 0.40% Native American, 4.37% from other races, and 1.30% from two or more races. Hispanics or Latinos of any race were 5.59% of the population.

Of the 469 households, 36.5% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 59.9% were married couples living together, 10.2% had a female householder with no husband present, and 26.2% were not families. About 23.9% of all households were made up of individuals, and 13.9% had someone living alone who is 65 or older. The average household size was 2.57, and the average family size was 3.03.

In the town, the age distribution was 26.8% under 18, 7.4% from 18 to 24, 27.7% from 25 to 44, 20.5% from 45 to 64, and 17.6% who were 65 or older. The median age was 37 years. For every 100 females, there were 93.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 87.6 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $32,833, and for a family was $41,000. Males had a median income of $27,763 versus $22,232 for females. The per capita income for the town was $15,123. About 8.1% of families and 10.2% of the population were below the poverty line, including 13.9% of those under age 18 and 10.4% of those age 65 or over.

Education[edit]

The town is served by the Collinsville Independent School District and is home to the Collinsville High School Pirates.

Notable people[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2019 U.S. Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved August 7, 2020.
  2. ^ a b "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". United States Census Bureau. May 24, 2020. Retrieved May 27, 2020.
  3. ^ a b "U.S. Census website". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  4. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  5. ^ a b "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (G001): Collinsville town, Texas". American Factfinder. U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved March 22, 2017.[dead link]
  6. ^ Minor, David. "Collinsville, TX". Handbook of Texas Online. Retrieved Aug 20, 2013.
  7. ^ Maxwell, Lisa C. "Toadsuck, TX". Handbook of Texas Online. Retrieved Aug 20, 2013.
  8. ^ "About Collinsville". Collinsville Independent School District. Archived from the original on 2013-06-09. Retrieved 2013-08-20.
  9. ^ The Collinsville School Didn't Burn. 2016. in person.
  10. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.
  11. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Retrieved June 4, 2015.
  12. ^ "Explore Census Data". data.census.gov. Retrieved 2022-05-22.
  13. ^ http://www.census.gov[not specific enough to verify]
  14. ^ "About the Hispanic Population and its Origin". www.census.gov. Retrieved 18 May 2022.
  1. ^ Note: the US Census treats Hispanic/Latino as an ethnic category. This table excludes Latinos from the racial categories and assigns them to a separate category. Hispanics/Latinos can be of any race.[13][14]

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