Red Lick, Texas

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Red Lick, Texas
Location of Red Lick, Texas
Location of Red Lick, Texas
Bowie County RedLick.svg
Coordinates: 33°28′21″N 94°10′10″W / 33.47250°N 94.16944°W / 33.47250; -94.16944Coordinates: 33°28′21″N 94°10′10″W / 33.47250°N 94.16944°W / 33.47250; -94.16944
CountryUnited States
 • Total1.9 sq mi (5.0 km2)
 • Land1.8 sq mi (4.7 km2)
 • Water0.1 sq mi (0.3 km2)
361 ft (110 m)
 • Total1,008
 • Density555/sq mi (214.2/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
FIPS code48-61172[1]
GNIS feature ID1380427[2]

Red Lick is a city in Bowie County, Texas, United States. It is part of the Texarkana metropolis. The population was 1,008 at the 2010 census.[3]


Red Lick is located in eastern Bowie County at 33°28′21″N 94°10′10″W / 33.47250°N 94.16944°W / 33.47250; -94.16944 (33.472478, -94.169552).[4] It is 9 miles (14 km) northwest of downtown Texarkana. Interstate 30 touches the southern border of the city, but the nearest access is either from Nash to the east or Leary to the west.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 1.9 square miles (5.0 km2), of which 1.8 square miles (4.7 km2) is land and 0.12 square miles (0.3 km2), or 5.66%, is water.[3]


Historical population
Census Pop.
Est. 20181,021[5]1.3%
U.S. Decennial Census[6]

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 853 people, 302 households, and 266 families residing in the city. The population density was 442.8 people per square mile (170.6/km²). There were 315 housing units at an average density of 163.5/sq mi (63.0/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 95.08% White, 3.17% African American, 0.47% Native American, 0.12% Asian, 0.35% from other races, and 0.82% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.94% of the population.

There were 302 households out of which 44.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 78.1% were married couples living together, 7.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 11.6% were non-families. 10.6% of all households were made up of individuals and 3.0% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.82 and the average family size was 3.03.

In the city, the population was spread out with 30.0% under the age of 18, 5.2% from 18 to 24, 26.8% from 25 to 44, 30.7% from 45 to 64, and 7.3% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 37 years. For every 100 females, there were 97.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 87.7 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $57,045, and the median income for a family was $60,313. Males had a median income of $50,909 versus $23,333 for females. The per capita income for the city was $22,703. About 4.1% of families and 3.9% of the population were below the poverty line, including 2.6% of those under age 18 and 10.9% of those age 65 or over.


Red Lick is served by the Red Lick Independent School District.


  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): Red Lick city, Texas". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved April 16, 2014.
  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 February 18, 2020.
  6. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Retrieved June 4, 2015.