Emhouse, Texas

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Emhouse, Texas
Location of Emhouse, Texas
Location of Emhouse, Texas
Navarro County Emhouse.svg
Coordinates: 32°9′40″N 96°34′37″W / 32.16111°N 96.57694°W / 32.16111; -96.57694Coordinates: 32°9′40″N 96°34′37″W / 32.16111°N 96.57694°W / 32.16111; -96.57694
CountryUnited States
 • Total0.3 sq mi (0.7 km2)
 • Land0.3 sq mi (0.7 km2)
 • Water0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
472 ft (144 m)
 • Total133
 • Density440/sq mi (190/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
FIPS code48-24168[1]
GNIS feature ID1335439[2]
Historical population
Census Pop.
Est. 2016137[3]3.0%
U.S. Decennial Census[4]

Emhouse is a town in Navarro County, Texas, United States. The population was 133 at the 2010 census.

It was originally called Lyford when laid out around 1906 around the railroad right of way. Since another Lyford, Texas existed already, it was renamed after Col. Edward M. House, then superintendent of the Trinity and Brazos Valley Railway.[5]


Emhouse is located at 32°9′40″N 96°34′37″W / 32.16111°N 96.57694°W / 32.16111; -96.57694 (32.161221, -96.576864).[6]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 0.3 square miles (0.78 km2), all of it land.


As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 159 people, 50 households, and 40 families residing in the town. The population density was 591.7 people per square mile (227.4/km²). There were 59 housing units at an average density of 219.6 per square mile (84.4/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 81.76% White, 6.29% African American, 4.40% from other races, and 7.55% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 11.32% of the population.

There were 50 households out of which 44.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 58.0% were married couples living together, 10.0% had a female householder with no husband present, and 20.0% were non-families. 18.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 6.0% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 3.18 and the average family size was 3.53.

In the town, the population was spread out with 35.2% under the age of 18, 3.1% from 18 to 24, 28.9% from 25 to 44, 23.9% from 45 to 64, and 8.8% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 34 years. For every 100 females, there were 112.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 94.3 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $38,750, and the median income for a family was $26,094. Males had a median income of $34,500 versus $21,136 for females. The per capita income for the town was $11,313. None of the families and 1.2% of the population were living below the poverty line.


The Town of Emhouse is served by the Blooming Grove Independent School District.


  1. ^ a b "U.S. Census website". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  2. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  3. ^ "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". Retrieved June 9, 2017.
  4. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Retrieved June 4, 2015.
  5. ^ Long, Christopher. "EMHOUSE, TX". Handbook of Texas Online. Texas State Historical Association. Retrieved 2014-07-12.
  6. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.