Lueders, Texas

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Lueders, Texas
A row of shops in Lueders
A row of shops in Lueders
Location of Lueders, Texas
Location of Lueders, Texas
Jones County Lueders.svg
Coordinates: 32°48′1″N 99°37′25″W / 32.80028°N 99.62361°W / 32.80028; -99.62361Coordinates: 32°48′1″N 99°37′25″W / 32.80028°N 99.62361°W / 32.80028; -99.62361
CountryUnited States
StateTexas
CountiesJones, Shackelford
Incorporated (city)1947
Government
 • TypeGeneral Law Type A
Area
 • Total0.59 sq mi (1.5 km2)
 • Land0.59 sq mi (1.5 km2)
 • Water0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation
1,558 ft (475 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total346
 • Estimate 
(2020)[3]
238
 • Density564.7/sq mi (218.05/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
79533
Area code325
GNIS feature ID1340730[4]

Lueders is a city in Jones and Shackelford counties in the U.S. state of Texas. The population was 346 at the 2010 census.[5] The portion of Lueders located in Jones County is part of the Abilene, Texas metropolitan area.

Geography[edit]

Lueders is located in eastern Jones County.[4] The city limits extend east to include 3,465 square metres (0.9 acres) with zero population in Shackelford County.[6] The city has a total area of 1.5 square kilometres (0.58 sq mi), all land.[5]

Texas State Highway 6 passes through the city on Main Street, leading northwest 15 miles (24 km) to Stamford and southeast 21 miles (34 km) to Albany. The Clear Fork of the Brazos River passes just south of the city limits.

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1950708
1960654−7.6%
1970511−21.9%
1980420−17.8%
1990365−13.1%
2000300−17.8%
201034615.3%
2020 (est.)238[3]−31.2%
U.S. Decennial Census[7]

2020 census[edit]

Lueders racial composition[8]
(NH = Non-Hispanic)[a]
Race Number Percentage
White (NH) 203 78.68%
Asian (NH) 1 0.39%
Mixed/Multi-Racial (NH) 16 6.2%
Hispanic or Latino 38 14.73%
Total 258

As of the 2020 United States census, there were 258 people, 118 households, and 60 families residing in the city.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census of 2000, 125 households, and 75 families residing in the city. The population density was 485.4 people per square mile (186.8/km2). There were 168 housing units at an average density of 271.8 per square mile (104.6/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 95.67% White, 0.67% African American, 1.33% Native American, 2.00% from other races, and 0.33% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 3.67% of the population.

There were 125 households, out of which 30.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 46.4% were married couples living together, 8.8% had a female householder with no husband present, and 40.0% were non-families. 36.8% of all households were made up of individuals, and 20.0% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.40 and the average family size was 3.25.

In the city, the population was spread out, with 29.7% under the age of 18, 6.3% from 18 to 24, 20.7% from 25 to 44, 26.3% from 45 to 64, and 17.0% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 39 years. For every 100 females, there were 92.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 78.8 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $26,058, and the median income for a family was $29,318. Males had a median income of $25,341 versus $15,000 for females. The per capita income for the city was $13,877. About 11.0% of families and 15.6% of the population were below the poverty line, including 7.2% of those under the age of eighteen and 22.9% of those 65 or over.

Education[edit]

Lueders had its own schools until 1967 when they merged with those in Avoca to form the Lueders-Avoca Independent School District.[11]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "City of Leuders". Texas Municipal League. Archived from the original on 2022-05-12. Retrieved 2022-05-12.
  2. ^ "2021 U.S. Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2022-04-15. Retrieved 2022-05-12.
  3. ^ a b "B01003: Total Population". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2022-05-12.
  4. ^ a b "Lueders". Geographic Names Information System. 1979-11-30. Archived from the original on 2022-05-12. Retrieved 2022-05-12.
  5. ^ a b "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (G001): Lueders city, Texas". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved 2018-12-27.[dead link]
  6. ^ "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (G001): Lueders city (part), Albany CCD, Shackelford County, Texas". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Archived from the original on 2020-02-14. Retrieved 2018-12-27.
  7. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Retrieved 2015-06-04.
  8. ^ "Explore Census Data". data.census.gov. Retrieved 2022-05-20.
  9. ^ https://www.census.gov/[not specific enough to verify]
  10. ^ "About the Hispanic Population and its Origin". www.census.gov. Retrieved 2022-05-18.
  11. ^ Latimer, Don. "A Little History of Lueders, Texas". Ray Smyth. Archived from the original on 2019-03-06. Retrieved 2022-05-12.
  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.[9][10]

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