Crandall, Texas

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Crandall, Texas
Location of Crandall in Kaufman County, Texas
Location of Crandall in Kaufman County, Texas
Coordinates: 32°37′39″N 96°27′12″W / 32.62750°N 96.45333°W / 32.62750; -96.45333Coordinates: 32°37′39″N 96°27′12″W / 32.62750°N 96.45333°W / 32.62750; -96.45333
CountryUnited States
 • Total3.20 sq mi (8.28 km2)
 • Land3.19 sq mi (8.27 km2)
 • Water0.004 sq mi (0.01 km2)
423 ft (129 m)
 • Total2,858
 • Density895/sq mi (345.5/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
Area code(s)214, 469, 972
FIPS code48-17504[1]
GNIS feature ID1333620[2]

Crandall is a city in Kaufman County, Texas, United States. The population was 2,858 at the 2010 census.[3] Crandall is named after Cornelius F. Crandall who had previously founded Crandall, IN


Crandall is located in western Kaufman County at 32°37′39″N 96°27′12″W / 32.62750°N 96.45333°W / 32.62750; -96.45333 (32.627407, -96.453276).[4] U.S. Route 175 passes through the north side of the city, leading northwest 24 miles (39 km) to the center of Dallas and southeast 9 miles (14 km) to Kaufman.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city of Crandall has a total area of 3.2 square miles (8.3 km2), of which 1.5 acres (6,061 m2), or 0.07%, are water.[3]


Historical population
Census Pop.
Est. 20183,756[5]31.4%
U.S. Decennial Census[6]

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 2,774 people, 881 households, and 740 families residing in the city. The population density was 976.4 people per square mile (377.1/km²). There were 914 housing units at an average density of 321.7 per square mile (124.3/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 89.40% White, 3.82% African American, 0.61% Native American, 0.18% Asian, 4.58% from other races, and 1.41% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 7.21% of the population.

There were 881 households out of which 54.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 67.9% were married couples living together, 12.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 15.9% were non-families. 13.4% of all households were made up of individuals and 5.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 3.15 and the average family size was 3.44.

In the city, the population was spread out with 34.8% under the age of 18, 8.4% from 18 to 24, 32.6% from 25 to 44, 17.9% from 45 to 64, and 6.3% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 31 years. For every 100 females, there were 97.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 90.9 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $56,033, and the median income for a family was $61,250. Males had a median income of $37,969 versus $31,078 for females. The per capita income for the city was $20,381. About 1.9% of families and 2.9% of the population were below the poverty line, including 1.9% of those under age 18 and 8.5% of those age 65 or over.


The city is served by the Crandall Independent School District.


The climate in this area is characterized by hot, humid summers and generally mild to cool winters. According to the Köppen Climate Classification system, Crandall has a humid subtropical climate, abbreviated "Cfa" on climate maps.[7]

In popular culture[edit]

Bonnie and Clyde and Boys Don't Cry each filmed scenes in Crandall, while the episode "1800 Days to Justice" of Route 66 was filmed completely in Crandall, but takes place in the fictional town of Harcourt Juncture.[8][9][10][11][12]

Notable people[edit]

  • Julia Morales, on ROOT Sports is from Crandall and reports for the Houston Astros.


  1. ^ a b "U.S. Census website". 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 Census Summary File 1 (G001), Crandall city, Texas". American FactFinder. U.S. Census Bureau. Archived from the original on February 13, 2020. Retrieved April 18, 2019.
  4. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.
  5. ^ "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". Retrieved May 30, 2019.
  6. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Retrieved June 4, 2015.
  7. ^ Climate Summary for Crandall, Texas
  8. ^ Crandall filming
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