The Quemado Library
Location of Quemado, Texas
|• Total||0.1 sq mi (0.3 km2)|
|• Land||0.1 sq mi (0.3 km2)|
|• Water||0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)|
|Elevation||784 ft (239 m)|
|• Density||2,300/sq mi (766.6/km2)|
|Time zone||Central (CST) (UTC-6)|
|• Summer (DST)||CDT (UTC-5)|
|GNIS feature ID||1365897|
According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 0.1 square miles (0.26 km2), all of it land.
As of the census of 2000, there were 243 people, 81 households, and 64 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 2,053.3 people per square mile (781.9/km²). There were 96 housing units at an average density of 811.2/sq mi (308.9/km²). The racial makeup of the CDP was 53.09% White, 2.47% African American, 42.39% from other races, and 2.06% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 87.65% of the population.
There were 81 households out of which 40.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 66.7% were married couples living together, 11.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 19.8% were non-families. 16.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 9.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 3.00 and the average family size was 3.42.
In the CDP, the population was spread out with 28.0% under the age of 18, 7.8% from 18 to 24, 23.9% from 25 to 44, 21.4% from 45 to 64, and 18.9% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females there were 96.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 94.4 males.
The median income for a household in the CDP was $11,576, and the median income for a family was $11,957. Males had a median income of $11,818 versus $25,000 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $7,099. About 48.6% of families and 51.7% of the population were below the poverty line, including 50.9% of those under the age of eighteen and 33.3% of those sixty five or over.
Quemado is served by the Eagle Pass Independent School District.
The song makes mention of "the corner of 1st and Amistad" which is an intersection in Quemado.
- "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on September 11, 2013. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
- "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31.