Daingerfield, Texas

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Daingerfield, Texas
Part of the historic downtown
Part of the historic downtown
Location in Morris County and the state of Texas.
Location in Morris County and the state of Texas.
Coordinates: 33°1′51″N 94°43′28″W / 33.03083°N 94.72444°W / 33.03083; -94.72444Coordinates: 33°1′51″N 94°43′28″W / 33.03083°N 94.72444°W / 33.03083; -94.72444
CountryUnited States
StateTexas
CountyMorris
Area
 • Total2.46 sq mi (6.37 km2)
 • Land2.46 sq mi (6.36 km2)
 • Water0.00 sq mi (0.01 km2)
Elevation
397 ft (121 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total2,560
 • Estimate 
(2019)[2]
2,380
 • Density969.45/sq mi (374.35/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
75638
Area code903
FIPS code48-18464[3]
GNIS feature ID1333874[4]
Websitewww.cityofdaingerfield.com

Daingerfield is a city[5] and the county seat of Morris County,[6] Texas, United States. The population was 2,560 at the 2010 census.

The bluegrass instrumental tune Old Dangerfield by Bill Monroe was named after the town of Daingerfield.

Geography[edit]

Daingerfield is located at 33°1′51″N 94°43′28″W / 33.03083°N 94.72444°W / 33.03083; -94.72444 (33.030721, –94.724451).[7]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 2.4 square miles (6.2 km2), all of it land.

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1870272
188039545.2%
189055340.0%
1920843
1930818−3.0%
19401,03226.2%
19501,66861.6%
19603,13387.8%
19702,630−16.1%
19803,03015.2%
19902,572−15.1%
20002,517−2.1%
20102,5601.7%
2019 (est.)2,380[2]−7.0%
U.S. Decennial Census[8]

2020 census[edit]

Daingerfield racial composition[9]
(NH = Non-Hispanic)[a]
Race Number Percentage
White (NH) 1,223 48.49%
Black or African American (NH) 792 31.4%
Native American or Alaska Native (NH) 16 0.63%
Asian (NH) 2 0.08%
Pacific Islander (NH) 1 0.04%
Some Other Race (NH) 3 0.12%
Mixed/Multi-Racial (NH) 111 4.4%
Hispanic or Latino 374 14.83%
Total 2,522

As of the 2020 United States census, there were 2,522 people, 1,035 households, and 674 families residing in the city.

2000 census[edit]

At the 2000 census there were 2,517 people, 957 households, and 694 families living in the town. The population density was 1,043.0 people per square mile (403.2/km2). There were 1,119 housing units at an average density of 463.7 per square mile (179.3/km2). The racial makeup of the town was 67.5% White, 26.1% African American, 0.6% Native American, 0.4% Asian, 3.8% from other races, and 1.6% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 5.3%.[3]

Of the 957 households 36.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 49.5% were married couples living together, 19.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 27.4% were non-families. 25.1% of households were one person and 11.6% were one person aged 65 or older. The average household size was 2.53 and the average family size was 3.02.

The age distribution was 29.0% under the age of 18, 8.2% from 18 to 24, 25.5% from 25 to 44, 20.1% from 45 to 64, and 17.2% 65 or older. The median age was 37 years. For every 100 females, there were 84.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 79.2 males.

The median household income was $28,333 and the median family income was $31,625. Males had a median income of $31,154 versus $19,196 for females. The per capita income for the town was $13,689. About 20.8% of families and 23.5% of the population were below the poverty line, including 35.1% of those under age 18 and 11.1% of those age 65 or over.

Historic downtown Daingerfield

Education[edit]

Daingerfield-Lone Star Independent School District is a school district based in Daingerfield, Texas (USA). Located in Morris County, a small portion of the district extends into Titus County. The district has four schools in Daingerfield including Daingerfield High School.

The school district was rated Academically Acceptable in its 2009 TEA accountability rating.[12]

Notable people[edit]

See also[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. ^ US Census change list Archived August 6, 2010, at the Wayback Machine
  6. ^ "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Archived from the original on 2011-05-31. Retrieved 2011-06-07.
  7. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.
  8. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Retrieved June 4, 2015.
  9. ^ "Explore Census Data". data.census.gov. Retrieved 2022-05-21.
  10. ^ http://www.census.gov[not specific enough to verify]
  11. ^ "About the Hispanic Population and its Origin". www.census.gov. Retrieved 18 May 2022.
  12. ^ "2009 Accountability Rating System". Texas Education Agency. Archived from the original on 2015-10-25.
  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.[10][11]

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