Moulton, Texas

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Moulton, Texas
Moulton, Texas
Moulton, Texas
Location of Moulton, Texas
Location of Moulton, Texas
Lavaca County Moulton.svg
Coordinates: 29°34′26″N 97°8′47″W / 29.57389°N 97.14639°W / 29.57389; -97.14639Coordinates: 29°34′26″N 97°8′47″W / 29.57389°N 97.14639°W / 29.57389; -97.14639
CountryUnited States
StateTexas
CountyLavaca
Government
 • City CouncilMayor Mark Zimmerman
Mike Ramirez
Nathan Beyer
Donald Wagner
Kelley Moeller
Darryl Helfer
Area
 • Total0.83 sq mi (2.16 km2)
 • Land0.83 sq mi (2.16 km2)
 • Water0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation
361 ft (110 m)
Population
 • Total854
 • Density1,076.65/sq mi (415.59/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
77975
Area code361
FIPS code48-49560[3]
GNIS feature ID1342001[4]
Websitewww.cityofmoulton.com

Moulton is a town in Lavaca County, Texas, United States. The population was 854 at the 2020 census.

Location[edit]

Moulton is located at 29°34′26″N 97°8′47″W / 29.57389°N 97.14639°W / 29.57389; -97.14639.[5]

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

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1880109
1890231111.9%
1940643
19506927.6%
1960646−6.6%
197096849.8%
19801,0094.2%
1990923−8.5%
20009442.3%
2010886−6.1%
2020854−3.6%
U.S. Decennial Census[6]
Moulton racial composition as of 2020[7]
(NH = Non-Hispanic)[a]
Race Number Percentage
White (NH) 560 65.57%
Black or African American (NH) 16 1.87%
Native American or Alaska Native (NH) 1 0.12%
Asian (NH) 1 0.12%
Mixed/Multi-Racial (NH) 23 2.69%
Hispanic or Latino 253 29.63%
Total 854

As of the 2020 United States census, there were 854 people, 369 households, and 224 families residing in the town.

As of the census[3] of 2000, there were 944 people, 383 households, and 243 families residing in the town. The population density was 1,147.2 people per square mile (444.5/km2). There were 451 housing units at an average density of 548.1 per square mile (212.4/km2). The racial makeup of the town was 95.87% White, 0.74% African American, 0.11% Asian, 2.33% from other races, and 0.95% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 13.14% of the population.

There were 383 households, out of which 30.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 52.5% were married couples living together, 9.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 36.3% were non-families. 32.9% of all households were made up of individuals, and 24.0% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.31 and the average family size was 2.97.

In the town, the population was spread out, with 23.3% under the age of 18, 6.8% from 18 to 24, 22.5% from 25 to 44, 19.8% from 45 to 64, and 27.6% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 43 years. For every 100 females, there were 89.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 79.2 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $27,865, and the median income for a family was $34,688. Males had a median income of $23,125 versus $18,971 for females. The per capita income for the town was $16,284. About 7.7% of families and 13.8% of the population were below the poverty line, including 14.0% of those under age 18 and 20.9% of those age 65 or over.

Education[edit]

The town is served by the Moulton Independent School District.

Media and journalism[edit]

Area newspapers[edit]

  • The Moulton Eagle

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2019 U.S. Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved August 7, 2020.
  2. ^ "Total Population: 2010 Census DEC Summary File 1 (P1), Moulton town, Texas". data.census.gov. U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved January 15, 2021.
  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. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.
  6. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Retrieved June 4, 2015.
  7. ^ "Explore Census Data". data.census.gov. Retrieved 2022-05-25.
  8. ^ https://www.census.gov/[not specific enough to verify]
  9. ^ "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.[8][9]

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