Iredell, Texas

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Iredell, Texas
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Location of Iredell, Texas
Location of Iredell, Texas
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Coordinates: 31°59′5″N 97°52′15″W / 31.98472°N 97.87083°W / 31.98472; -97.87083Coordinates: 31°59′5″N 97°52′15″W / 31.98472°N 97.87083°W / 31.98472; -97.87083
CountryUnited States
StateTexas
CountyBosque
Area
 • Total0.5 sq mi (1.2 km2)
 • Land0.5 sq mi (1.2 km2)
 • Water0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation
902 ft (275 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total339
 • Density680/sq mi (280/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
76649
Area code(s)254
FIPS code48-36140[1]
GNIS feature ID1338491[2]

Iredell (/ˈaɪərdɛl/ IRE-del)[3] is a city located in Bosque County in central Texas, United States. The population was 339 at the 2010 census.[4]

Geography[edit]

Iredell is located at 31°59′5″N 97°52′15″W / 31.98472°N 97.87083°W / 31.98472; -97.87083 (31.984589, -97.870727).[5]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.5 square miles (1.3 km2), all of it land.

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1880171
189025146.8%
1940483
1950394−18.4%
1960366−7.1%
1970316−13.7%
198040728.8%
1990339−16.7%
20003606.2%
2010339−5.8%
Est. 2016336[6]−0.9%
U.S. Decennial Census[7]

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 360 people, 146 households, and 104 families residing in the city. The population density was 783.8 people per square mile (302.2/km²). There were 162 housing units at an average density of 352.7 per square mile (136.0/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 96.94% White, 2.50% from other races, and 0.56% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 5.56% of the population.

There were 146 households out of which 33.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 60.3% were married couples living together, 9.6% had a female householder with no husband present, and 28.1% were non-families. 27.4% of all households were made up of individuals and 15.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.47 and the average family size was 2.98.

In the city, the population was spread out with 28.3% under the age of 18, 6.4% from 18 to 24, 26.1% from 25 to 44, 21.1% from 45 to 64, and 18.1% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females, there were 96.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 94.0 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $22,083, and the median income for a family was $27,917. Males had a median income of $34,583 versus $25,577 for females. The per capita income for the city was $12,152. About 20.4% of families and 24.5% of the population were below the poverty line, including 40.2% of those under age 18 and 21.2% of those age 65 or over.

Education[edit]

Iredell is served by the Iredell Independent School District.

Notable people[edit]

Naïve painter Clara McDonald Williamson was born in Iredell, and lived there for much of her early life.[8]

Foy Willing was born in Iredell. He was a singer, songwriter, musician, and bandleader who performed Western music and appeared in Western movies as the leader of the Western band Riders of the Purple Sage that was the backing group for Roy Rogers.

References[edit]

  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. ^ Not */ˈaɪrədɛl/ EYE-rə-del.
  4. ^ "Profile of General Population and Housing Characteristics: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (DP-1): Iredell city, Texas". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved October 30, 2012.
  5. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.
  6. ^ "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". Retrieved June 9, 2017.
  7. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Retrieved June 4, 2015.
  8. ^ "WILLIAMSON, CLARA MCDONALD". Texas State Historical Association. 2010-06-15. Retrieved 2016-12-15.