Driscoll, Texas

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Driscoll, Texas
Location of Driscoll, Texas
Location of Driscoll, Texas
Nueces Driscoll.svg
Coordinates: 27°40′21″N 97°45′4″W / 27.67250°N 97.75111°W / 27.67250; -97.75111Coordinates: 27°40′21″N 97°45′4″W / 27.67250°N 97.75111°W / 27.67250; -97.75111
CountryUnited States
StateTexas
CountyNueces
Area
 • Total1.16 sq mi (3.01 km2)
 • Land1.16 sq mi (3.01 km2)
 • Water0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation
62 ft (19 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total739
 • Estimate 
(2019)[2]
746
 • Density640.89/sq mi (247.51/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
78351
Area code(s)361
FIPS code48-21436[3]
GNIS feature ID1334624[4]

Driscoll is a city in Nueces County, Texas, United States. Its population was 739 at the 2010 census, down from 825 at the 2000 census.

Geography

Driscoll is located at 27°40′21″N 97°45′4″W / 27.67250°N 97.75111°W / 27.67250; -97.75111 (27.672549, -97.751059).[5]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 1.1 square miles (2.8 km2), all of it land.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1960669
1970626−6.4%
19806483.5%
19906886.2%
200082519.9%
2010739−10.4%
2019 (est.)746[2]0.9%
U.S. Decennial Census[6]

As of the census[3] of 2000, 825 people, 256 households, and 197 families were residing in the city. The population density was 731.4 people/sq mi (281.9/km2). The 297 housing units averaged 263.3/sq mi (101.5/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 55.27% White, 0.48% African American, 0.61% Asian, 0.12% Pacific Islander, 38.18% from other races, and 5.33% from two or more races. Hispanics or Latinos of any race were 84.00% of the population.

Of the 256 households, 37.9% had children under 18 living with them, 59.8% were married couples living together, 14.8% had a female householder with no husband present, and 22.7% were not families. About 20.7% of all households were made up of individuals, and 12.5% had someone living alone who was 65 or older. The average household size was 3.22, and the average family size was 3.72.

In the city, the age distribution was 31.0% under 18, 10.8% from 18 to 24, 24.8% from 25 to 44, 21.2% from 45 to 64, and 12.1% who were 65 or older. The median age was 31 years. For every 100 females, there were 90.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 89.0 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $34,583, and for a family was $35,714. Males had a median income of $28,000 versus $19,750 for females. The per capita income for the city was $11,707. About 14.1% of families and 13.9% of the population were below the poverty line, including 9.1% of those under age 18 and 29.9% of those age 65 or over.

Travel

References

  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 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.kristv.com/story/28654817/6-investigates-driscolls-status-as-one-of-texas-worst-speed-traps
  8. ^ https://www.google.com/maps/@27.675747,-97.74797,3a,75y,215.64h,72.24t/data=!3m6!1e1!3m4!1scLhwqa7jjtC1fwNAjs70Jw!2e0!7i13312!8i6656