Cross Roads, Texas

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Cross Roads, Texas
Location of Cross Roads in Denton County, Texas
Location of Cross Roads in Denton County, Texas
Coordinates: 33°13′55″N 97°0′7″W / 33.23194°N 97.00194°W / 33.23194; -97.00194Coordinates: 33°13′55″N 97°0′7″W / 33.23194°N 97.00194°W / 33.23194; -97.00194
CountryUnited States
StateTexas
CountyDenton
Area
 • Total6.80 sq mi (17.61 km2)
 • Land6.72 sq mi (17.41 km2)
 • Water0.08 sq mi (0.20 km2)
Elevation
633 ft (193 m)
Population
 (2020)
 • Total1,744
 • Density225.49/sq mi (87.06/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
76227
Area code940
FIPS code48-17852[2]
GNIS feature ID1388194[3]
Websitewww.crossroadstx.gov

Cross Roads is a town in Denton County, Texas, United States. The population was 1,744 in 2020.[4]

Geography[edit]

Cross Roads is located at 33°13′55″N 97°0′7″W / 33.23194°N 97.00194°W / 33.23194; -97.00194 (33.231976, –97.001918).[5] According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 6.9 square miles (18 km2), all of it land.

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1980302
199036119.5%
200060367.0%
20101,563159.2%
20201,74411.6%
U.S. Decennial Census[6]
Cross Roads racial composition as of 2020[4]
(NH = Non-Hispanic)[a]
Race Number Percentage
White (NH) 1,194 68.46%
Black or African American (NH) 140 8.03%
Native American or Alaska Native (NH) 9 0.52%
Asian (NH) 47 2.69%
Pacific Islander (NH) 3 0.17%
Some Other Race (NH) 8 0.46%
Mixed/Multi-Racial (NH) 102 5.85%
Hispanic or Latino 241 13.82%
Total 1,744

As of the 2020 United States census, there were 1,744 people, 357 households, and 312 families residing in the town.

Education[edit]

Cross Roads is served by Aubrey Independent School District (in parts of northern Cross Roads) and Denton Independent School District (in the rest of the city).[9]

Providence Elementary School serves most of Denton ISD Cross Roads,[10] while a section is zoned to Cross Oaks Elementary School.[11] All of the Denton ISD portion is zoned to Rodriguez Middle School,[12] and Braswell High School.[13]

The majority of Denton County, Cross Roads included, is in the boundary of North Central Texas College.[14]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2019 U.S. Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved August 7, 2020.
  2. ^ "U.S. Census website". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  3. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  4. ^ a b "Explore Census Data". data.census.gov. Retrieved 2022-05-22.
  5. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.
  6. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Retrieved June 4, 2015.
  7. ^ http://www.census.gov[not specific enough to verify]
  8. ^ "About the Hispanic Population and its Origin". www.census.gov. Retrieved 18 May 2022.
  9. ^ "SCHOOL DISTRICT REFERENCE MAP (2010 CENSUS): Denton County, TX" (PDF). U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved 2022-10-03.
  10. ^ "Providence Elementary School Attendance Zone" (PDF). Denton Independent School District. Retrieved 2022-10-03.
  11. ^ "Cross Oaks Elementary School Attendance Zone" (PDF). Denton Independent School District. Retrieved 2022-10-03.
  12. ^ "Rodriguez Middle School Attendance Zone" (PDF). Denton Independent School District. Retrieved 2022-10-03.
  13. ^ "Braswell High School Attendance Zone" (PDF). Denton Independent School District. Retrieved 2022-10-03.
  14. ^ Texas Education Code, Section 130.190, "North Central Texas College District Service Area".
  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.[7][8]

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