Diboll, Texas

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Diboll, Texas
Location of Diboll, Texas
Location of Diboll, Texas
Angelina Diboll.svg
Coordinates: 31°11′10″N 94°47′7″W / 31.18611°N 94.78528°W / 31.18611; -94.78528Coordinates: 31°11′10″N 94°47′7″W / 31.18611°N 94.78528°W / 31.18611; -94.78528
Country United States
State Texas
CountyAngelina
Government
 • TypeCouncil–manager
 • City CouncilMayor Trey Wilkerson
Don Hendrick
Luis Maldonado
Benita Sheffield Duffield
Daniel Lopez
Tom Farley
Charles Moses Sr.
 • City ManagerGerry Boren
Area
 • Total5.03 sq mi (13.04 km2)
 • Land4.98 sq mi (12.89 km2)
 • Water0.06 sq mi (0.15 km2)
Elevation210 ft (60 m)
Population
 • Total4,457
 • Density1,045.82/sq mi (403.79/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
75941
Area code936
FIPS code48-20308[4]
GNIS feature ID1381758[2]
Websitewww.cityofdiboll.com

Diboll /ˈdbɒl/ is a city in Angelina County, Texas, United States. The population was 4,457 at the 2020 census.[3] Diboll is named for J. C. Diboll, a local timber salesman.[5]

Geography[edit]

Diboll is located in southwestern Angelina County at 31°11′10″N 94°47′7″W / 31.18611°N 94.78528°W / 31.18611; -94.78528 (31.186060, –94.785395).[6] U.S. Route 59 (future Interstate 69) passes through the city, leading north 11 miles (18 km) to Lufkin, the county seat, and south 109 miles (175 km) to Houston.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 4.7 square miles (12.3 km2), of which 4.7 square miles (12.2 km2) is land and 0.04 square miles (0.1 km2), or 1.20%, is water.[3]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
19301,363
19703,557
19805,22746.9%
19904,341−17.0%
20005,47026.0%
20104,776−12.7%
20204,457−6.7%
U.S. Decennial Census[7]
Diboll racial composition as of 2020[8]
(NH = Non-Hispanic)[a]
Race Number Percentage
White (NH) 1,304 29.26%
Black or African American (NH) 959 21.52%
Native American or Alaska Native (NH) 2 0.04%
Asian (NH) 15 0.34%
Pacific Islander (NH) 3 0.07%
Some Other Race (NH) 6 0.13%
Mixed/Multi-Racial (NH) 87 1.95%
Hispanic or Latino 2,081 46.69%
Total 4,457

As of the 2020 United States census, there were 4,457 people, 1,353 households, and 1,181 families residing in the city.

As of the census[4] of 2000, there were 5,470 people, 1,424 households, and 1,107 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,141.9 people per square mile (440.9/km2). There were 1,582 housing units at an average density of 330.3 per square mile (127.5/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 53.67% White, 24.13% African American, 0.53% Native American, 0.05% Asian, 0.05% Pacific Islander, 19.40% from other races, and 2.16% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 37.26% of the population.

There were 1,424 households, out of which 43.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 54.4% were married couples living together, 19.2% had a female householder with no husband present, and 22.2% were non-families. 20.6% of all households were made up of individuals, and 10.0% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 3.08 and the average family size was 3.57.

In the city, the population was spread out, with 27.2% under the age of 18, 10.7% from 18 to 24, 33.8% from 25 to 44, 19.6% from 45 to 64, and 8.7% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 32 years. For every 100 females, there were 132.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 143.3 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $28,183, and the median income for a family was $31,524. Males had a median income of $29,156 versus $18,324 for females. The per capita income for the city was $10,707. About 24.0% of families and 26.0% of the population were below the poverty line, including 34.4% of those under age 18 and 17.6% of those age 65 or over.

Notable people[edit]

Education[edit]

Diboll is served by the Diboll Independent School District.

Diboll Fire Station
Diboll Water Tower

Climate[edit]

The climate in this area is characterized by hot, humid summers and generally mild to cool winters. According to the Köppen Climate Classification system, Diboll has a humid subtropical climate, abbreviated "Cfa" on climate maps.[12]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2019 U.S. Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved August 7, 2020.
  2. ^ a b U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Diboll, Texas
  3. ^ a b c "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (G001): Diboll city, Texas" (Count Revision r26099). U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Archived from the original on February 12, 2020. Retrieved August 9, 2013.
  4. ^ a b "U.S. Census website". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  5. ^ Handbook of Texas-Diboll
  6. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.
  7. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Retrieved June 4, 2015.
  8. ^ "Explore Census Data". data.census.gov. Retrieved 2022-05-25.
  9. ^ http://www.census.gov[not specific enough to verify]
  10. ^ "About the Hispanic Population and its Origin". www.census.gov. Retrieved 18 May 2022.
  11. ^ Handbook of Texas-Temple Industries
  12. ^ Climate Summary for Diboll, Texas
  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.[9][10]

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