Robinson, Texas

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Robinson, Texas
This shopping center in Robinson contains several businesses.
This shopping center in Robinson contains several businesses.
Motto: 
"Rockets Never Quit!"
Location of Robinson, Texas
Location of Robinson, Texas
McLennan County Robinson.svg
Coordinates: 31°28′14″N 97°7′10″W / 31.47056°N 97.11944°W / 31.47056; -97.11944Coordinates: 31°28′14″N 97°7′10″W / 31.47056°N 97.11944°W / 31.47056; -97.11944
CountryUnited States
StateTexas
CountyMcLennan
Named forJohn and Levi Robinson[1]
Area
 • Total31.58 sq mi (81.80 km2)
 • Land31.25 sq mi (80.95 km2)
 • Water0.33 sq mi (0.85 km2)
Elevation
495 ft (151 m)
Population
 (2020)
 • Total12,443
 • Density381.57/sq mi (147.32/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
76706
Area code254
FIPS code48-62588[3]
GNIS feature ID1366611[4]
Websitewww.robinsontexas.org

Robinson is a city in McLennan County, Texas, United States. The population was 12,443 at the 2020 census.[5] It is part of the Waco Metropolitan Statistical Area.

Geography[edit]

Robinson is located at 31°28′14″N 97°7′10″W / 31.47056°N 97.11944°W / 31.47056; -97.11944 (31.470518, –97.119361).[6]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
19602,111
19703,80780.3%
19806,07459.5%
19907,11117.1%
20007,84510.3%
201010,50934.0%
202012,44318.4%
U.S. Decennial Census[7]
Robinson racial composition as of 2020[8]
(NH = Non-Hispanic)[a]
Race Number Percentage
White (NH) 8,818 70.87%
Black or African American (NH) 573 4.6%
Native American or Alaska Native (NH) 50 0.4%
Asian (NH) 105 0.84%
Pacific Islander (NH) 8 0.06%
Some Other Race (NH) 59 0.47%
Mixed/Multi-Racial (NH) 538 4.32%
Hispanic or Latino 2,292 18.42%
Total 12,443

As of the 2020 United States census, there were 12,443 people, 3,868 households, and 3,297 families residing in the city.

As of the census[3] of 2000, 7,845 people, 2,828 households, and 2,330 families resided in the city, while the primary Robinson zip code 76706 (which includes students at Baylor University) was 29,449. The population density was 248.6 people per square mile (96.0/km2). There were 2,942 housing units at an average density of 93.2 per square mile (36.0/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 91.75% White, 2.09% African American, 0.38% Native American, 0.48% Asian, 0.01% Pacific Islander, 4.27% from other races, and 1.01% from two or more races. Hispanics or Latinos of any race were 9.00% of the population.

Of the 2,828 households, 37.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 70.2% were married couples living together, 9.6% had a female householder with no husband present, and 17.6% were not families. About 15.4% of all households were made up of individuals, and 8.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.77 and the average family size was 3.07.

In the city, the population was distributed as 26.5% under the age of 18, 6.7% from 18 to 24, 26.6% from 25 to 44, 25.9% from 45 to 64, and 14.4% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 39 years. For every 100 females, there were 94.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 91.1 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $49,404, and for a family was $51,953. Males had a median income of $35,718 versus $23,623 for females. The per capita income for the city was $21,680. About 3.6% of families and 4.4% of the population were below the poverty line, including 4.0% of those under age 18 and 6.6% of those age 65 or over.

Education[edit]

Robinson is served by the Robinson Independent School District, Waco Independent School District, and Midway Independent School District

Notable people[edit]

  • Jason Tucker, who played for the Dallas Cowboys, grew up in Robinson and graduated from Robinson High School

References[edit]

  1. ^ "City of Robinson Website". City of Robinson. Retrieved 2022-08-18.
  2. ^ "2019 U.S. Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved August 7, 2020.
  3. ^ a b "U.S. Census website". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  4. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  5. ^ "QuickFacts selected: Robinson city, Texas". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved July 28, 2017.
  6. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.
  7. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Retrieved June 4, 2015.
  8. ^ "Explore Census Data". data.census.gov. Retrieved 2022-05-24.
  9. ^ Bureau, US Census. "Census.gov". Census.gov.
  10. ^ "About the Hispanic Population and its Origin". www.census.gov. Retrieved 18 May 2022.
  1. ^ Note: the US Census treats Hispanic/Latino as an ethnic category. This table excludes Latinos from the racial categories and assigns them to a separate category. Hispanics/Latinos can be of any race.[9][10]

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