Cumings, Texas

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Cumings, Texas
FortBend County Cumings.svg
Coordinates: 29°34′25″N 95°48′12″W / 29.57361°N 95.80333°W / 29.57361; -95.80333Coordinates: 29°34′25″N 95°48′12″W / 29.57361°N 95.80333°W / 29.57361; -95.80333
CountryUnited States
StateTexas
CountyFort Bend
Area
 • Total2.92 sq mi (7.57 km2)
 • Land2.80 sq mi (7.24 km2)
 • Water0.12 sq mi (0.32 km2)
Elevation
85 ft (26 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total981
 • Density351/sq mi (135.4/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
FIPS code48-18134[1]
GNIS feature ID1852696[2]

Cumings is an unincorporated community and census-designated place (CDP) in Fort Bend County, Texas, United States. The population was 981 at the 2010 census.[3]

History[edit]

The town was established in the early 1990s.[4]

Geography[edit]

Map of Cumings

Cumings is located north of the center of Fort Bend County at 29°34′25″N 95°48′12″W / 29.57361°N 95.80333°W / 29.57361; -95.80333 (29.573483, -95.803286).[5] It is bordered to the south and west by the city of Rosenberg. The southern and eastern edge of Cumings is the Brazos River.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 2.9 square miles (7.6 km2), of which 2.8 square miles (7.2 km2) and 0.1 square miles (0.3 km2), or 4.25%, is water.[3]

Demographics[edit]

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 683 people, 172 households, and 156 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 225.6 people per square mile (87.0/km2). There were 186 housing units at an average density of 61.4 per square mile (23.7/km2). The racial makeup of the CDP was 60.76% White, 0.29% Asian, 35.43% from other races, and 3.51% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 91.65% of the population.

There were 172 households, out of which 50.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 70.9% were married couples living together, 13.4% had a female householder with no husband present, and 9.3% were non-families. 8.1% of all households were made up of individuals, and 2.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 3.97 and the average family size was 4.16.

In the CDP, the population was spread out, with 34.8% under the age of 18, 13.0% from 18 to 24, 29.6% from 25 to 44, 16.7% from 45 to 64, and 5.9% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 27 years. For every 100 females, there were 98.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 99.6 males.

The median income for a household in the CDP was $36,316, and the median income for a family was $36,776. Males had a median income of $25,847 versus $16,641 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $10,399. About 24.0% of families and 20.5% of the population were below the poverty line, including 14.7% of those under age 18 and 56.8% of those age 65 or over.

Education[edit]

Cumings is within the Lamar Consolidated Independent School District.

Zoned schools include:[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "U.S. Census website". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  2. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  3. ^ a b "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (G001): Cumings CDP, Texas". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved September 1, 2016. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)[dead link]
  4. ^ "Cumings, Texas". Texas State Historical Association. Retrieved 2012-02-06. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  5. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  6. ^ "Maps of LCISD." Lamar Consolidated Independent School District.

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