Rocky Mound, Texas

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Rocky Mound, Texas
Town
Location of Rocky Mound, Texas
Location of Rocky Mound, Texas
Camp County RockyMound.svg
Coordinates: 33°2′3″N 95°2′4″W / 33.03417°N 95.03444°W / 33.03417; -95.03444Coordinates: 33°2′3″N 95°2′4″W / 33.03417°N 95.03444°W / 33.03417; -95.03444
Country United States
State Texas
County Camp
Area
 • Total 0.4 sq mi (1.1 km2)
 • Land 0.4 sq mi (1.1 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation 430 ft (131 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 75
 • Density 185/sq mi (71.4/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
FIPS code 48-62870[1]
GNIS feature ID 1345481[2]

Rocky Mound is a town in Camp County, Texas, United States. The population was 75 at the 2010 census,[3] down from 93 at the 2000 census.

Geography[edit]

Rocky Mound is located in northern Camp County at 33°2′3″N 95°2′4″W / 33.03417°N 95.03444°W / 33.03417; -95.03444 (33.034298, -95.034431).[4] It is 4 miles (6 km) northwest of Pittsburg, the county seat.

According to the United States Census Bureau, Rocky Mound has a total area of 0.4 square miles (1.1 km2), all of it land.[3]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1980 123
1990 53 −56.9%
2000 93 75.5%
2010 75 −19.4%
Est. 2016 70 [5] −6.7%
U.S. Decennial Census[6]

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 93 people, 41 households, and 30 families residing in the town. The population density was 228.3 people per square mile (87.6/km²). There were 62 housing units at an average density of 152.2 per square mile (58.4/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 50.54% White, 45.16% African American, 2.15% Native American, 1.08% from other races, and 1.08% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 6.45% of the population.

There were 41 households out of which 31.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 51.2% were married couples living together, 17.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 26.8% were non-families. 26.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 14.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.27 and the average family size was 2.73.

In the town, the population was spread out with 26.9% under the age of 18, 5.4% from 18 to 24, 23.7% from 25 to 44, 25.8% from 45 to 64, and 18.3% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 40 years. For every 100 females there were 97.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 83.8 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $23,125, and the median income for a family was $24,063. Males had a median income of $36,250 versus $20,781 for females. The per capita income for the town was $12,382. None of the population or families were below the poverty line. Rocky Mound is served by the Pittsburg 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): Rocky Mound town, Texas". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved July 23, 2015. 
  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.