Malone, Texas

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Malone, Texas
Town
Downtown Malone.
Downtown Malone.
Location of Malone, Texas
Location of Malone, Texas
Hill County Malone.svg
Coordinates: 31°55′2″N 96°53′41″W / 31.91722°N 96.89472°W / 31.91722; -96.89472Coordinates: 31°55′2″N 96°53′41″W / 31.91722°N 96.89472°W / 31.91722; -96.89472
Country United States
State Texas
County Hill
Area
 • Total 0.5 sq mi (1.2 km2)
 • Land 0.5 sq mi (1.2 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation 479 ft (146 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 278
 • Density 606.6/sq mi (234.2/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 76660
Area code(s) 254
FIPS code 48-46260[1]
GNIS feature ID 1340881[2]

Malone is a town located in Hill County in Central Texas. The population was 269 at the 2010 census.

Geography[edit]

Malone is located at 31°55′2″N 96°53′41″W / 31.91722°N 96.89472°W / 31.91722; -96.89472 (31.917325, -96.894724).[3]

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

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1920 488
1930 481 −1.4%
1940 429 −10.8%
1950 352 −17.9%
1960 240 −31.8%
1970 305 27.1%
1980 315 3.3%
1990 306 −2.9%
2000 278 −9.2%
2010 269 −3.2%
Est. 2015 267 [4] −0.7%
U.S. Decennial Census[5]

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 278 people, 107 households, and 69 families residing in the town. The population density was 606.6 people per square mile (233.3/km²). There were 125 housing units at an average density of 272.7 per square mile (104.9/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 67.99% White, 19.42% African American, 0.72% Native American, 9.71% from other races, and 2.16% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 14.75% of the population.

There were 107 households out of which 36.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 43.0% were married couples living together, 14.0% had a female householder with no husband present, and 35.5% were non-families. 32.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 15.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.60 and the average family size was 3.32.

In the town, the population was spread out with 31.7% under the age of 18, 7.9% from 18 to 24, 29.1% from 25 to 44, 16.5% from 45 to 64, and 14.7% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 31 years. For every 100 females there were 95.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 86.3 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $21,250, and the median income for a family was $26,667. Males had a median income of $30,179 versus $20,208 for females. The per capita income for the town was $11,231. About 27.6% of families and 33.2% of the population were below the poverty line, including 34.7% of those under the age of eighteen and 45.5% of those sixty five or over.

Education[edit]

The town is served by the Malone Independent School District. The district has one campus, Malone Elementary, which serves students in grades pre-kindergarten through eight.

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