Strawn, Texas

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Strawn, Texas
City Hall
City Hall
Location of Strawn, Texas
Location of Strawn, Texas
PaloPinto County Strawn.svg
Coordinates: 32°33′2″N 98°29′53″W / 32.55056°N 98.49806°W / 32.55056; -98.49806Coordinates: 32°33′2″N 98°29′53″W / 32.55056°N 98.49806°W / 32.55056; -98.49806
CountryUnited States
CountyPalo Pinto
 • Total0.79 sq mi (2.03 km2)
 • Land0.78 sq mi (2.02 km2)
 • Water0.01 sq mi (0.02 km2)
Elevation1,004 ft (306 m)
 • Total653
 • Estimate 
 • Density861.36/sq mi (332.77/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
Area code254
FIPS code48-70580[4]
GNIS feature ID1347995[2]

Strawn is a city in Palo Pinto County, Texas, United States. The population was 653 at the 2010 census. Strawn, on State highways 16 and 108, Farm Road 2372, and the Missouri Pacific Railroad in southwestern Palo Pinto County, was one of several towns developed about 1880 when the Texas and Pacific Railway began service. The site, known earlier as North Fork for its location on Palo Pinto Creek, was laid out on the land of two early ranchers, Stephen Bethel Strawn and James N. Stuart. Stuart built the area's first house in 1875. A community to the west, Russell's Pocket, and one to the east, Davidsonville, were merged to form Strawn.


According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.8 square miles (2.1 km2), all of it land.


The climate in this area is characterized by hot, humid summers and generally mild to cool winters. According to the Köppen Climate Classification system, Strawn has a humid subtropical climate, abbreviated "Cfa" on climate maps.[5]


Historical population
Census Pop.
2019 (est.)671[3]2.8%
U.S. Decennial Census[6]

2020 census[edit]

Strawn racial composition[7]
(NH = Non-Hispanic)[a]
Race Number Percentage
White (NH) 335 62.04%
Black or African American (NH) 2 0.37%
Native American or Alaska Native (NH) 2 0.37%
Asian (NH) 1 0.19%
Some Other Race (NH) 1 0.19%
Mixed/Multi-Racial (NH) 14 2.59%
Hispanic or Latino 185 34.26%
Total 540

As of the 2020 United States census, there were 540 people, 282 households, and 185 families residing in the city.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[10] of 2000, there were 739 people, 299 households, and 194 families residing in the city. The population density was 938.1 people per square mile (361.2/km2). There were 354 housing units at an average density of 449.4 per square mile (173.0/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 81.06% White, 0.27% African American, 0.54% Native American, 0.14% Asian, 0.54% Pacific Islander, 15.56% from other races, and 1.89% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 24.36% of the population.

There were 299 households, out of which 33.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 45.2% were married couples living together, 12.0% had a female householder with no husband present, and 35.1% were non-families. 33.4% of all households were made up of individuals, and 18.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.47 and the average family size was 3.14.

In the city, the population was spread out, with 30.0% under the age of 18, 8.5% from 18 to 24, 27.3% from 25 to 44, 18.0% from 45 to 64, and 16.1% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 36 years. For every 100 females, there were 97.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 87.3 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $26,618, and the median income for a family was $30,268. Males had a median income of $30,000 versus $17,232 for females. The per capita income for the city was $13,707. About 7.9% of families and 14.9% of the population were below the poverty line, including 12.3% of those under age 18 and 17.8% of those age 65 or over.


The City of Strawn is served by the Strawn Independent School District.

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  1. ^ "2019 U.S. Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2021-12-20. Retrieved 2020-08-07.
  2. ^ a b U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Strawn, Texas
  3. ^ a b "City and Town Population Totals: 2010-2019". United States Census Bureau. 2021-10-08. Archived from the original on 2022-02-16. Retrieved 2022-02-18.
  4. ^ "Estimates Geography File: Vintage 2018". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2022-01-10. Retrieved 2022-02-18.
  5. ^ "Strawn, Texas Köppen Climate Classification (Weatherbase)". weatherbase. Archived from the original on 2016-03-03. Retrieved 2022-02-18.
  6. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Retrieved June 4, 2015.
  7. ^ "Explore Census Data". Retrieved 2022-05-21.
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  9. ^ "About the Hispanic Population and its Origin". Retrieved 18 May 2022.
  10. ^ "Strawn, TX Population - Census 2010 and 2000 Interactive Map, Demographics, Statistics, Quick Facts - CensusViewer". Archived from the original on 2022-02-18. Retrieved 2022-02-18.
  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.[8][9]

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