Miles, Texas

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Miles, Texas
Location of Miles, Texas
Location of Miles, Texas
Runnels County Miles.svg
Coordinates: 31°35′56″N 100°10′57″W / 31.59889°N 100.18250°W / 31.59889; -100.18250Coordinates: 31°35′56″N 100°10′57″W / 31.59889°N 100.18250°W / 31.59889; -100.18250
CountryUnited States
StateTexas
CountyRunnels
Area
 • Total1.70 sq mi (4.41 km2)
 • Land1.70 sq mi (4.41 km2)
 • Water0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation
1,801 ft (549 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total829
 • Estimate 
(2019)[2]
872
 • Density512.34/sq mi (197.87/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
76861
Area code325
FIPS code48-48396[3]
GNIS feature ID1362837[4]

Miles is a city in Runnels County, Texas, United States. The population was 829 at the 2010 census.[5]

The city was named after Johnathan Miles, who donated $5,000 to a fund for an extension of a railroad track.

Geography[edit]

Miles is located at 31°35′56″N 100°10′57″W / 31.59889°N 100.18250°W / 31.59889; -100.18250 (31.598991, –100.182564).[6]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 1.4 square miles (3.6 km2), all of it land.[5]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
19101,302
1920853−34.5%
193097314.1%
1940814−16.3%
1950739−9.2%
1960626−15.3%
19706310.8%
198072014.1%
199079310.1%
20008507.2%
2010829−2.5%
2019 (est.)872[2]5.2%
U.S. Decennial Census[7]

2020 census[edit]

Miles racial composition[8]
(NH = Non-Hispanic)[a]
Race Number Percentage
White (NH) 497 56.8%
Black or African American (NH) 2 0.23%
Native American or Alaska Native (NH) 1 0.11%
Mixed/Multi-Racial (NH) 15 1.71%
Hispanic or Latino 360 41.14%
Total 875

As of the 2020 United States census, there were 875 people, 337 households, and 241 families residing in the city.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[3] of 2000, 850 people, 309 households, and 237 families resided in the city. The population density was 636.2 people per square mile (244.9/km2). There were 361 housing units at an average density of 270.2 per square mile (104.0/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 78.00% White, 0.12% African American, 0.12% Asian, 19.88% from other races, and 1.88% from two or more races. Hispanics or Latinos of any race were 37.29% of the population.

Of the 309 households, 34.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 64.4% were married couples living together, 10.0% had a female householder with no husband present, and 23.3% were not families. About 22.0% of all households were made up of individuals, and 14.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.75 and the average family size was 3.23.

In the city, the population was distributed as 28.4% under the age of 18, 7.3% from 18 to 24, 27.3% from 25 to 44, 21.1% from 45 to 64, and 16.0% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 36 years. For every 100 females, there were 93.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 92.1 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $30,461, and for a family was $34,000. Males had a median income of $25,000 versus $20,789 for females. The per capita income for the city was $15,148. About 15.2% of families and 17.4% of the population were below the poverty line, including 19.8% of those under age 18 and 25.4% of those age 65 or over.

Education[edit]

The city is served by the Miles Independent School District.

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 (DP-1): Miles city, Texas". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Archived from the original on February 10, 2020. Retrieved March 21, 2013.
  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. ^ "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 18 May 2022.
  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]