Mount Calm, Texas

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Mount Calm, Texas
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
CountryUnited States
StateTexas
CountyHill
Area
 • Total0.84 sq mi (2.17 km2)
 • Land0.82 sq mi (2.13 km2)
 • Water0.02 sq mi (0.04 km2)
Elevation
604 ft (184 m)
Population
 • Total320
 • Density389/sq mi (150.2/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
76673
Area code(s)254
FIPS code48-49692[1]
GNIS feature ID1375023[2]

Mount Calm is a town in Hill County, Texas, United States. The population was 320 at the 2010 census.[3]

Geography[edit]

Mount Calm is located in southern Hill County at 31°45′28″N 96°52′55″W / 31.75778°N 96.88194°W / 31.75778; -96.88194 (31.757680, -96.881931),[4] in Central Texas. Texas State Highway 31 crosses the western corner of the town, leading northeast 8 miles (13 km) to Hubbard and southwest 21 miles (34 km) to Waco. Hillsboro, the Hill county seat, is 26 miles (42 km) to the northwest via local roads.

According to the United States Census Bureau, Mount Calm has a total area of 0.85 square miles (2.2 km2), of which 0.02 square miles (0.04 km2), or 1.66%, are water.[3]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1880175
1910575
19206268.9%
1930603−3.7%
1940525−12.9%
1950456−13.1%
1960379−16.9%
1970363−4.2%
19803938.3%
1990303−22.9%
20003102.3%
20103203.2%
Est. 2016316[5]−1.2%
U.S. Decennial Census[6]

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 310 people, 118 households, and 82 families residing in the town. 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 town 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 town, 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 town 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 town 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 town is served by the Mount Calm Independent School District.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  2. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  3. ^ a b "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Census Summary File 1 (G001): Mount Calm town, Texas". American Factfinder. U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved March 8, 2018.
  4. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.
  5. ^ "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". Retrieved June 9, 2017.
  6. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Retrieved June 4, 2015.