Hardin, Texas

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Hardin, Texas
Location of Hardin, Texas
Location of Hardin, Texas
Liberty County Hardin.svg
Coordinates: 30°9′1″N 94°44′12″W / 30.15028°N 94.73667°W / 30.15028; -94.73667Coordinates: 30°9′1″N 94°44′12″W / 30.15028°N 94.73667°W / 30.15028; -94.73667
CountryUnited States
StateTexas
CountyLiberty
Area
 • Total2.59 sq mi (6.71 km2)
 • Land2.59 sq mi (6.71 km2)
 • Water0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation
82 ft (25 m)
Population
 • Total768
 • Density360.73/sq mi (139.27/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
77561
Area code936
FIPS code48-32240[3]
GNIS feature ID1337333[4]
Websitewww.hardintexas.com

Hardin is a city in Liberty County, Texas, United States. Its population was 768 at the 2020 census.[2]

Geography[edit]

Hardin is located at 30°9′1″N 94°44′12″W / 30.15028°N 94.73667°W / 30.15028; -94.73667 (30.150170, –94.736631).[5]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 2.3 sq mi (6.0 km2), all land.

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1980779
1990563−27.7%
200075534.1%
20108198.5%
2020768−6.2%
U.S. Decennial Census[6]
Hardin racial composition as of 2020[7]
(NH = Non-Hispanic)[a]
Race Number Percentage
White (NH) 640 83.33%
Black or African American (NH) 14 1.82%
Native American or Alaska Native (NH) 1 0.13%
Asian (NH) 2 0.26%
Some Other Race (NH) 2 0.26%
Mixed/Multi-Racial (NH) 21 2.73%
Hispanic or Latino 88 11.46%
Total 768

As of the 2020 United States census, there were 768 people, 302 households, and 183 families residing in the city.

As of the census[3] of 2000, 819 people, 291 households, and 219 families wereresiding in the city. The population density was 329.4 peoplesq mi (127.3/km2). The 305 housing units had an average density of 133.1/sq mi (51.4/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 98.54% White, 0.53% African American, 0.13% Asian, 0.66% from other races, and 0.13% from two or more races. Hispanics or Latinos of any race were 4.11% of the population.

Of the 291 households, 34.4% had children under 18 living with them, 62.9% were married couples living together, 8.9% had a female householder with no husband present, and 24.7% were not families. About 22.7% of all households were made up of individuals, and 12.4% had someone living alone who was 65 or older. The average household size was 2.59, and the average family size was 3.03.

In the city, the age distribution as 26.0% under 18, 9.1% from 18 to 24, 26.0% from 25 to 44, 24.6% from 45 to 64, and 14.3% who were 65 or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females, there were 99.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 95.5 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $41,016, and for a family was $47,500. Males had a median income of $36,964 versus $19,583 for females. The per capita income for the city was $18,445. About 6.9% of families and 8.7% of the population were below the poverty line, including 10.2% of those under age 18 and 11.0% of those age 65 or over.

Education[edit]

The city is served by the Hardin Independent School District. Residents of Hardin ISD are zoned to Lee College.[10]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2019 U.S. Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved August 7, 2020.
  2. ^ a b "Total Population: 2010 Census DEC Summary File 1 (P1), Hardin city, Texas". data.census.gov. U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved January 20, 2021.
  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. ^ "Explore Census Data". data.census.gov. Retrieved 2022-05-23.
  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. ^ Texas Education Code, Sec. 130.186. LEE COLLEGE DISTRICT SERVICE AREA.
  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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