Liverpool, Texas

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Liverpool, Texas
City
Location of Liverpool, Texas
Location of Liverpool, Texas
Brazoria County Liverpool.svg
Coordinates: 29°17′57″N 95°16′39″W / 29.29917°N 95.27750°W / 29.29917; -95.27750Coordinates: 29°17′57″N 95°16′39″W / 29.29917°N 95.27750°W / 29.29917; -95.27750
Country United States
State Texas
County Brazoria
Area
 • Total 1.1 sq mi (2.8 km2)
 • Land 1.1 sq mi (2.8 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation 20 ft (6 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 482
 • Density 452/sq mi (174.4/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 77577
Area code(s) 281, 832
FIPS code 48-43120[1]
GNIS feature ID 1361569[2]
Website cityofliverpooltexas.com

Liverpool is a city in Brazoria County, Texas, United States, named after the city of Liverpool in England. The population was 482 at the 2010 census.[3]

History[edit]

In October 2009, Mike Peters, mayor of Liverpool, was found dead on the Union Pacific Railroad tracks that run through Liverpool. Officials believe that he committed suicide.[citation needed]

Geography[edit]

Liverpool is located in northeastern Brazoria County at 29°17′57″N 95°16′39″W / 29.29917°N 95.27750°W / 29.29917; -95.27750 (29.299272, -95.277470).[4] It is bordered on the east by Chocolate Bayou. The city limits extend northwest on either side of Main Street for 2 miles (3 km) to reach Texas State Highway 35. From that point it is 14 miles (23 km) southwest to Angleton, the county seat, and 8 miles (13 km) northeast to the center of Alvin.

According to the United States Census Bureau, Liverpool has a total area of 1.1 square miles (2.8 km2), all of it land.[3]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1970 319
1980 602 88.7%
1990 396 −34.2%
2000 404 2.0%
2010 482 19.3%
Est. 2015 501 [5] 3.9%
U.S. Decennial Census[6]

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 404 people, 152 households, and 115 families residing in the city. The population density was 425.4 people per square mile (164.2/km²). There were 189 housing units at an average density of 199.0/sq mi (76.8/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 88.61% White, 0.74% African American, 1.49% Native American, 0.25% Asian, 6.68% from other races, and 2.23% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 9.90% of the population.

There were 152 households out of which 30.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 60.5% were married couples living together, 9.2% had a female householder with no husband present, and 24.3% were non-families. 19.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 9.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.66 and the average family size was 3.03.

In the city, the population was spread out with 25.7% under the age of 18, 8.2% from 18 to 24, 33.4% from 25 to 44, 23.0% from 45 to 64, and 9.7% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 35 years. For every 100 females there were 112.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 109.8 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $48,750, and the median income for a family was $51,042. Males had a median income of $36,875 versus $30,938 for females. The per capita income for the city was $19,492. About 7.0% of families and 6.6% of the population were below the poverty line, including 7.4% of those under age 18 and none of those age 65 or over.

Education[edit]

Primary and secondary schools[edit]

Public schools[edit]

Students in Liverpool attend schools in the Alvin Independent School District.

Residents attend Alvin High School.

Colleges and universities[edit]

Additionally, Alvin Community College, located in nearby Alvin, provides basic undergraduate courses and adult education.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "American FactFinder". 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. ^ a b "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (G001): Liverpool city, Texas". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved April 16, 2014. 
  4. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  5. ^ "Annual Estimates of the Resident Population for Incorporated Places: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2015". Archived from the original on June 2, 2016. Retrieved July 2, 2016. 
  6. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Retrieved June 4, 2015.