Dodd City, Texas

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Dodd City, Texas
Town
Location of Dodd City, Texas
Location of Dodd City, Texas
Fannin County DoddCity.svg
Coordinates: 33°34′33″N 96°4′30″W / 33.57583°N 96.07500°W / 33.57583; -96.07500Coordinates: 33°34′33″N 96°4′30″W / 33.57583°N 96.07500°W / 33.57583; -96.07500
Country United States
State Texas
County Fannin
Area
 • Total 1.77 sq mi (4.58 km2)
 • Land 1.77 sq mi (4.58 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation 673 ft (205 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 369
 • Density 208/sq mi (80.5/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 75438
Area code(s) 903
FIPS code 48-20680[1]
GNIS feature ID 1356101[2]

Dodd City is a town in Fannin County, in the U.S. state of Texas. The population was 369 at the 2010 census,[3] down from 419 at the 2000 census.

History[edit]

The town was established in 1839.[4]

Geography[edit]

Dodd City is located east of the center of Fannin County at 33°34′33″N 96°4′30″W / 33.57583°N 96.07500°W / 33.57583; -96.07500 (33.575860, -96.074907).[5] Texas State Highway 56 passes through the town center, leading east 4.5 miles (7.2 km) to Windom and west 6 miles (10 km) to Bonham, the county seat.

According to the United States Census Bureau, Dodd City has a total area of 1.8 square miles (4.6 km2), all of it land.[3]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1890 333
1900 369 10.8%
1910 289 −21.7%
1920 495 71.3%
1930 370 −25.3%
1940 308 −16.8%
1950 329 6.8%
1960 239 −27.4%
1970 302 26.4%
1980 286 −5.3%
1990 350 22.4%
2000 419 19.7%
2010 369 −11.9%
Est. 2015 365 [6] −1.1%
U.S. Decennial Census[7]

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 419 people, 160 households, and 120 families residing in the town. The population density was 247.5 people per square mile (95.7/km²). There were 188 housing units at an average density of 111.1 per square mile (43.0/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 95.94% White, 1.43% African American, 0.72% Native American, 0.24% from other races, and 1.67% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.24% of the population.

There were 160 households out of which 35.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 59.4% were married couples living together, 8.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 25.0% were non-families. 22.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 10.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.62 and the average family size was 3.05.

In the town, the population was spread out with 28.6% under the age of 18, 7.2% from 18 to 24, 28.6% from 25 to 44, 21.0% from 45 to 64, and 14.6% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 34 years. For every 100 females there were 109.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 110.6 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $35,313, and the median income for a family was $45,972. Males had a median income of $38,750 versus $22,500 for females. The per capita income for the town was $21,873. About 10.4% of families and 15.9% of the population were below the poverty line, including 20.0% of those under age 18 and 10.0% of those age 65 or over.

Education[edit]

Dodd City is served by the Dodd City Independent School District and is home to the Dodd City High School Hornets.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2013-09-11. 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 Demographic Profile Data (G001): Dodd City town, Texas". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved August 24, 2016. 
  4. ^ "Dodd City, Texas". Texas State Historical Association. Retrieved 2012-02-06. 
  5. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  6. ^ "Annual Estimates of the Resident Population for Incorporated Places: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2015". Retrieved July 2, 2016. 
  7. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Archived from the original on May 12, 2015. Retrieved June 4, 2015.