Mount Calm, Texas

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Mount Calm, Texas
Town
Location of Mount Calm, Texas
Location of Mount Calm, Texas
Hill County MountCalm.svg
Coordinates: 31°45′28″N 96°52′55″W / 31.75778°N 96.88194°W / 31.75778; -96.88194Coordinates: 31°45′28″N 96°52′55″W / 31.75778°N 96.88194°W / 31.75778; -96.88194
Country United States
State Texas
County Hill
Area
 • Total 0.8 sq mi (2.2 km2)
 • Land 0.8 sq mi (2.2 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation 604 ft (184 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 310
 • Density 371.8/sq mi (143.6/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 76673
Area code(s) 254
FIPS code 48-49692[1]
GNIS feature ID 1375023[2]

Mount Calm is a town in Hill County in Central Texas. The population was 320 at the 2010 census.

Geography[edit]

Mount Calm is located at 31°45′28″N 96°52′55″W / 31.75778°N 96.88194°W / 31.75778; -96.88194 (31.757680, -96.881931).[3]

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 175
1910 575
1920 626 8.9%
1930 603 −3.7%
1940 525 −12.9%
1950 456 −13.1%
1960 379 −16.9%
1970 363 −4.2%
1980 393 8.3%
1990 303 −22.9%
2000 310 2.3%
2010 320 3.2%
Est. 2015 315 [4] −1.6%
U.S. Decennial Census[5]

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 310 people, 118 households, and 82 families residing in the city. The population density was 371.8 people per square mile (144.2/km²). There were 138 housing units at an average density of 165.5/sq mi (64.2/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 74.52% White, 13.55% African American, 1.61% Native American, 1.61% Asian, 8.39% from other races, and 0.32% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 11.29% of the population.

There were 118 households out of which 28.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 53.4% were married couples living together, 14.4% had a female householder with no husband present, and 30.5% were non-families. 25.4% of all households were made up of individuals and 11.0% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.63 and the average family size was 3.23.

In the city, the population was spread out with 30.3% under the age of 18, 5.8% from 18 to 24, 23.5% from 25 to 44, 25.8% from 45 to 64, and 14.5% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females there were 86.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 91.2 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $31,591, and the median income for a family was $34,583. Males had a median income of $32,031 versus $18,571 for females. The per capita income for the city was $13,310. About 9.9% of families and 10.2% of the population were below the poverty line, including 14.1% of those under age 18 and 3.2% of those age 65 or over.

Education[edit]

The City of Mount Calm is served by the Mount Calm Independent School District.

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