Rogers, Texas

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Rogers, Texas
Rogers City Hall
Rogers City Hall
Location of Rogers, Texas
Location of Rogers, Texas
Bell Rogers.svg
Coordinates: 30°55′57″N 97°13′43″W / 30.93250°N 97.22861°W / 30.93250; -97.22861Coordinates: 30°55′57″N 97°13′43″W / 30.93250°N 97.22861°W / 30.93250; -97.22861
CountryUnited States
StateTexas
CountyBell
Area
 • Total1.0 sq mi (2.7 km2)
 • Land1.0 sq mi (2.6 km2)
 • Water0.04 sq mi (0.1 km2)
Elevation
545 ft (166 m)
Population
 • Total1,218
 • Density1,200/sq mi (450/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
76569
Area code(s)254
FIPS code48-62924[1]
GNIS feature ID1366825[2]
Websitecityofrogers.us

Rogers is a town in Bell County, Texas, United States. The population was 1,218 at the 2010 census.[3] It is part of the Killeen-Temple-Fort Hood metropolitan area.

Geography[edit]

Rogers is located in southeastern Bell County at 30°55′57″N 97°13′43″W / 30.93250°N 97.22861°W / 30.93250; -97.22861 (30.932391, -97.228729).[4] U.S. Route 190 passes through the town, leading northwest 14 miles (23 km) to Temple and southeast 17 miles (27 km) to Cameron.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 1.0 square mile (2.7 km2), of which 0.031 square miles (0.08 km2), or 3.16%, is covered by water.[3]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1900664
19101,27592.0%
19201,256−1.5%
19301,032−17.8%
1940911−11.7%
19509484.1%
1960936−1.3%
19701,03010.0%
19801,24220.6%
19901,131−8.9%
20001,117−1.2%
20101,2189.0%
Est. 20161,212[5]−0.5%
U.S. Decennial Census[6]

As of the census[1] of 2000, 1,117 people, 413 households, and 296 families resided in the town. The population density was 1,477.9 people per square mile (567.5/km²). The 468 housing units averaged 619.2/sq mi (237.8/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 75.38% White, 4.30% African American, 0.45% Native American, 0.09% Asian, 17.37% from other races, and 2.42% from two or more races. Hispanics or Latinos of any race were 27.84% of the population.

Of the 413 households, 40.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 51.1% were married couples living together, 13.8% had a female householder with no husband present, and 28.3% were not families. About 26.9% of all households were made up of individuals, and 13.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.70 and the average family size was 3.30.

In the town, the population was distributed as 32.1% under the age of 18, 8.2% from 18 to 24, 27.8% from 25 to 44, 20.3% from 45 to 64, and 11.5% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 32 years. For every 100 females, there were 89.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 86.2 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $26,136, and for a family was $38,274. Males had a median income of $30,179 versus $20,385 for females. The per capita income for the town was $13,893. About 13.3% of families and 17.9% of the population were below the poverty line, including 27.0% of those under age 18 and 25.3% of those age 65 or over.

Education[edit]

The Town of Rogers is served by the Rogers Independent School District.

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): Rogers town, Texas". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved April 11, 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 June 9, 2017.
  6. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Retrieved June 4, 2015.