Nordheim, Texas

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Nordheim, Texas
City
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Location of Nordheim, Texas
Location of Nordheim, Texas
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Coordinates: 28°55′24″N 97°36′48″W / 28.92333°N 97.61333°W / 28.92333; -97.61333Coordinates: 28°55′24″N 97°36′48″W / 28.92333°N 97.61333°W / 28.92333; -97.61333
Country United States
State Texas
County DeWitt
Area
 • Total 0.5 sq mi (1.3 km2)
 • Land 0.5 sq mi (1.3 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation 404 ft (123 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 307
 • Density 617/sq mi (238.3/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 78141
Area code(s) 361
FIPS code 48-51792[1]
GNIS feature ID 1377604[2]

Nordheim is a city in DeWitt County, Texas, United States. The population was 307 at the 2010 census.[3]

History[edit]

Nordheim was founded in 1895 when a railroad siding was extended to that point.[4] A post office has been in operation at Nordheim since 1896.[5]

Geography[edit]

Nordheim is located in southwestern DeWitt County at 28°55′24″N 97°36′48″W / 28.92333°N 97.61333°W / 28.92333; -97.61333 (28.923345, -97.613449).[6] Texas State Highway 72 forms the southern border of the city and leads northeast 24 miles (39 km) to Cuero, the county seat, and southwest 17 miles (27 km) to Kenedy.

According to the United States Census Bureau, Nordheim has a total area of 0.50 square miles (1.3 km2), all of it land.[3]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1920 443
1930 400 −9.7%
1940 411 2.8%
1950 477 16.1%
1960 407 −14.7%
1970 369 −9.3%
1980 369 0.0%
1990 344 −6.8%
2000 323 −6.1%
2010 307 −5.0%
Est. 2016 319 [7] 3.9%
U.S. Decennial Census[8]

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 323 people, 136 households, and 87 families residing in the city. The population density was 680.7 people per square mile (265.3/km²). There were 170 housing units at an average density of 358.3/sq mi (139.7/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 80.50% White, 1.55% Native American, 17.34% from other races, and 0.62% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 39.32% of the population.

There were 136 households out of which 24.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 52.2% were married couples living together, 7.4% had a female householder with no husband present, and 36.0% were non-families. 32.4% of all households were made up of individuals and 25.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.38 and the average family size was 3.01.

In the city, the population was spread out with 22.0% under the age of 18, 9.0% from 18 to 24, 20.4% from 25 to 44, 21.7% from 45 to 64, and 26.9% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 43 years. For every 100 females, there were 78.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 83.9 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $38,125, and the median income for a family was $43,438. Males had a median income of $30,536 versus $22,813 for females. The per capita income for the city was $14,125. About 3.2% of families and 9.8% of the population were below the poverty line, including 17.8% of those under age 18 and 11.5% of those age 65 or over.

Education[edit]

Nordheim is served by the Nordheim Independent School District.

In the media[edit]

Some of the scenes in the movie Paris, Texas were filmed at the Broadway Bar in Nordheim.

Notable people[edit]

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 Demographic Profile Data (G001): Nordheim city, Texas". American Factfinder. U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved January 8, 2016. 
  4. ^ Nordheim, TX from the Handbook of Texas Online
  5. ^ "DeWitt County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 18 August 2015. 
  6. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  7. ^ "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". Retrieved June 9, 2017. 
  8. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Retrieved June 4, 2015. 
  9. ^ Valor24 Medal of Honor-Sergeant Santiago J. Erevia