Groveton, Texas

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Groveton, Texas
The Trinity County Courthouse in Groveton
The Trinity County Courthouse in Groveton
Location of Groveton in Trinity County
Location of Groveton in Trinity County
Groveton, Texas is located in Texas
Groveton, Texas
Groveton, Texas
Location within the state of Texas
Coordinates: 31°3′22″N 95°7′46″W / 31.05611°N 95.12944°W / 31.05611; -95.12944Coordinates: 31°3′22″N 95°7′46″W / 31.05611°N 95.12944°W / 31.05611; -95.12944
CountryUnited States
StateTexas
CountyTrinity
Area
 • Total2.62 sq mi (6.77 km2)
 • Land2.58 sq mi (6.69 km2)
 • Water0.03 sq mi (0.08 km2)
Elevation
328 ft (100 m)
Population
 (2020)
 • Total918
 • Density396.05/sq mi (152.89/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
75845
Area code936
FIPS code48-31340[2]
GNIS feature ID1381950[3]

Groveton is a city in Trinity County, Texas, United States. The population was 918 at the 2020 census.[4] It is the county seat of Trinity County.[5]

Geography[edit]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 2.6 sq mi (6.8 km2), of which, 2.6 sq mi (6.6 km2) are land and 0.1 sq mi (0.1 km2) (1.91%) is covered by water.

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
18901,076
19201,103
19301,046−5.2%
1940940−10.1%
1950805−14.4%
19601,14842.6%
19701,2196.2%
19801,2623.5%
19901,071−15.1%
20001,1073.4%
20101,057−4.5%
2020918−13.2%
U.S. Decennial Census[6]
Groveton racial composition as of 2020[7]
(NH = Non-Hispanic)[a]
Race Number Percentage
White (NH) 632 68.85%
Black or African American (NH) 157 17.10%
Native American or Alaska Native (NH) 1 0.11%
Pacific Islander (NH) 1 0.11%
Mixed/Multi-Racial (NH) 28 3.05%
Hispanic or Latino 99 10.78%
Total 918

As of the 2020 United States census, there were 918 people, 496 households, and 307 families residing in the city.

As of the census[2] of 2000, 1,107 people, 444 households, and 278 families resided in the city. The population density was 431.6 people/sq mi (167.0/km2). The 565 housing units averaged 220.3/sq mi (85.2/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 73.08% White, 18.25% African American, 0.18% Native American, 0.09% Asian, 6.23% from other races, and 2.17% from two or more races. Hispanics or Latinos of any race were 11.38% of the population.

Of the 444 households, 32.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 41.2% were married couples living together, 16.2% had a female householder with no husband present, and 37.2% were no tfamilies. About 34.9% of all households were made up of individuals, and 21.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.34 and the average family size was 3.04.

In the city, the population was distributed as 25.8% under the age of 18, 8.2% from 18 to 24, 24.8% from 25 to 44, 18.3% from 45 to 64, and 22.9% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females, there were 84.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 76.9 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $32,688. Males had a median income of $25,938 versus $22,532 for females. The per capita income for the city was $11,890. About 22.0% of families and 26.6% of the population were below the poverty line, including 31.7% of those under age 18 and 25.9% of those age 65 or over.

According to an estimate from 2015–2019 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimate estimate of 70.3% of residents are high school graduate or higher [10]

Education[edit]

The City of Groveton is served by the Groveton Independent School District and is home to the Groveton Indians.

Media[edit]

The Groveton News is published weekly by Polk County Publishing Company.[11]

Downtown Groveton
Downtown Groveton

Notable people[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2019 U.S. Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved August 7, 2020.
  2. ^ a b "U.S. Census website". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  3. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  4. ^ "Population and Housing Unit Counts, 2010 Census of Population and Housing" (PDF). Texas: 2010.
  5. ^ "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Archived from the original on 2011-05-31. Retrieved 2011-06-07.
  6. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Retrieved June 4, 2015.
  7. ^ "Explore Census Data". data.census.gov. Retrieved 2022-05-25.
  8. ^ https://www.census.gov/[not specific enough to verify]
  9. ^ "About the Hispanic Population and its Origin". www.census.gov. Retrieved 18 May 2022.
  10. ^ "American Community Survey (ACS)". US Census. Retrieved 4 January 2021.
  11. ^ East Texas News
  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.[8][9]

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