Holiday Lakes, Texas

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Holiday Lakes, Texas
Location of Holiday Lakes, Texas
Location of Holiday Lakes, Texas
Brazoria County HolidayLakes.svg
Coordinates: 29°12′34″N 95°31′5″W / 29.20944°N 95.51806°W / 29.20944; -95.51806Coordinates: 29°12′34″N 95°31′5″W / 29.20944°N 95.51806°W / 29.20944; -95.51806
CountryUnited States
StateTexas
CountyBrazoria
Area
 • Total0.98 sq mi (2.53 km2)
 • Land0.88 sq mi (2.28 km2)
 • Water0.10 sq mi (0.25 km2)
Elevation
36 ft (11 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total1,107
 • Estimate 
(2019)[2]
1,250
 • Density1,420.45/sq mi (548.67/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
FIPS code48-34502[3]
GNIS feature ID1388556[4]
Websiteholidaylakestexas.com

Holiday Lakes is a town in Brazoria County, Texas, United States. The population was 1,107 at the 2010 census.[5]

Geography[edit]

Holiday Lakes is at 29°12′34″N 95°31′5″W / 29.20944°N 95.51806°W / 29.20944; -95.51806 (29.209468, -95.517959),[6] 7 miles (11 km) northwest of Angleton, the Brazoria County seat. The town consists of residential areas built around five small lakes, 29 Palms Lakes, Lake Alaska, Lake Yukon, Timber Lake, and Lake Aniak, all situated about 2 miles (3 km) east of the Brazos River.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 0.97 square miles (2.5 km2), of which 0.85 square miles (2.2 km2) is land and 0.12 square miles (0.3 km2), or 10.68%, is water.[5]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
19901,039
20001,0955.4%
20101,1071.1%
2019 (est.)1,250[2]12.9%
U.S. Decennial Census[7]

At the 2000 census there were 1,095 people, 342 households, and 260 families in the town. The population density was 1,124.7 people per square mile (435.9/km2). There were 412 housing units at an average density of 423.2 per square mile (164.0/km2). The racial makeup of the town was 73.97% White, 2.65% African American, 1.55% Native American, 18.81% from other races, and 3.01% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 47.21%.[3]

Of the 342 households 45.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 60.2% were married couples living together, 7.9% had a female householder with no husband present, and 23.7% were non-families. 18.7% of households were one person and 7.3% were one person aged 65 or older. The average household size was 3.20 and the average family size was 3.71.

The age distribution was 36.6% under the age of 18, 8.5% from 18 to 24, 28.2% from 25 to 44, 19.4% from 45 to 64, and 7.3% 65 or older. The median age was 29 years. For every 100 females, there were 105.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 107.2 males.

The median household income was $33,938 and the median family income was $34,931. Males had a median income of $29,750 versus $19,750 for females. The per capita income for the town was $12,463. About 12.0% of families and 15.8% of the population were below the poverty line, including 19.3% of those under age 18 and 6.6% of those age 65 or over.

Education[edit]

The town is located in Angleton Independent School District,[8] including Angleton High School.

The Texas Legislature designated portions of Angleton ISD that by September 1, 1995 had not been annexed by Alvin Community College as in the Brazosport College zone.[9] As Holiday Lakes is not in the maps of Alvin CC, it is in the Brazosport College zone.[10]

References[edit]

  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. ^ a b "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (G001): Holiday Lakes town, Texas". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Archived from the original on February 12, 2020. Retrieved April 17, 2014.
  6. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.
  7. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Retrieved June 4, 2015.
  8. ^ "2020 CENSUS - SCHOOL DISTRICT REFERENCE MAP: Brazoria County, TX" (PDF). U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved 2021-04-19.
  9. ^ Texas Education Code Sec. 130.170. BRAZOSPORT COLLEGE DISTRICT SERVICE AREA.: "(2) the Angleton Independent School District, except the part annexed by the Alvin Community College District before September 1, 1995."
  10. ^ The Taxation Map and College Zone map of Alvin Community College do not show Holiday Lakes, and based upon Texas Education Code Sec. 130.170. it would be in the Brazosport College zone.

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