Morgan, Texas

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Morgan, Texas
City
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Location of Morgan, Texas
Location of Morgan, Texas
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Coordinates: 32°1′1″N 97°36′25″W / 32.01694°N 97.60694°W / 32.01694; -97.60694Coordinates: 32°1′1″N 97°36′25″W / 32.01694°N 97.60694°W / 32.01694; -97.60694
Country United States
State Texas
County Bosque
Area
 • Total 0.7 sq mi (1.9 km2)
 • Land 0.7 sq mi (1.9 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation 761 ft (232 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 490
 • Density 700/sq mi (260/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 76671
Area code(s) 254
FIPS code 48-49356[1]
GNIS feature ID 1341904[2]

Morgan is a city in Bosque County in central Texas, United States. The city's population was 490 at the 2010 census.[3]

Geography[edit]

Morgan is located at 32°1′1″N 97°36′25″W / 32.01694°N 97.60694°W / 32.01694; -97.60694 (32.016940, -97.606863).[4]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.8 square miles (2.1 km2), all of it land.

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1880 347
1890 426 22.8%
1900 766 79.8%
1910 831 8.5%
1920 672 −19.1%
1930 509 −24.3%
1940 503 −1.2%
1950 424 −15.7%
1960 381 −10.1%
1970 415 8.9%
1980 485 16.9%
1990 451 −7.0%
2000 485 7.5%
2010 490 1.0%
Est. 2016 486 [5] −0.8%
U.S. Decennial Census[6]

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 485 people, 164 households, and 122 families residing in the city. The population density was 649.3 people per square mile (249.7/km²). There were 197 housing units at an average density of 263.8/sq mi (101.4/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 75.26% White, 0.82% African American, 3.71% Native American, 16.70% from other races, and 3.51% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 35.26% of the population.

There were 164 households out of which 39.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 56.7% were married couples living together, 12.2% had a female householder with no husband present, and 25.6% were non-families. 23.2% of all households were made up of individuals and 13.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.96 and the average family size was 3.49.

In the city, the population was spread out with 34.4% under the age of 18, 6.8% from 18 to 24, 26.8% from 25 to 44, 19.8% from 45 to 64, and 12.2% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 32 years. For every 100 females there were 109.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 98.8 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $22,188, and the median income for a family was $25,441. Males had a median income of $19,688 versus $20,500 for females. The per capita income for the city was $8,713. About 26.2% of families and 27.6% of the population were below the poverty line, including 32.4% of those under age 18 and 15.5% of those age 65 or over.

Education[edit]

Morgan is served by the Morgan Independent School District.

Climate[edit]

The climate in this area is characterized by hot, humid summers and generally mild to cool winters. According to the Köppen Climate Classification system, Morgan has a humid subtropical climate, abbreviated "Cfa" on climate maps.[7]

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