Streetman, Texas

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Streetman, Texas
Town
Location of Streetman, Texas
Location of Streetman, Texas
Freestone County Streetman.svg
Coordinates: 31°52′37″N 96°19′28″W / 31.87694°N 96.32444°W / 31.87694; -96.32444Coordinates: 31°52′37″N 96°19′28″W / 31.87694°N 96.32444°W / 31.87694; -96.32444
Country United States
State Texas
Counties Freestone, Navarro
Area
 • Total 0.48 sq mi (1.25 km2)
 • Land 0.48 sq mi (1.24 km2)
 • Water 0.004 sq mi (0.01 km2)
Elevation 371 ft (113 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 247
 • Density 515/sq mi (198.8/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 75859
Area code(s) 903
FIPS code 48-70604[1]
GNIS feature ID 1347998[2]

Streetman is a town in Freestone and Navarro counties in the U.S. state of Texas. As of the 2010 census the population was 247,[3] up from 203 at the 2000 census.

Geography[edit]

Streetman is located in northern Freestone County at 31°52′37″N 96°19′28″W / 31.87694°N 96.32444°W / 31.87694; -96.32444 (31.876973, -96.324452).[4] A largely undeveloped part of the town extends north into Navarro County.

Streetman is on Texas State Highway 75, which leads southeast 14 miles (23 km) to Fairfield, the Freestone County seat. Interstate 45 passes southwest of Streetman, with access from Exits 211 and 213. I-45 leads north 74 miles (119 km) to Dallas and south 165 miles (266 km) to Houston.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 0.48 square miles (1.25 km2), of which 0.0039 square miles (0.01 km2), or 0.60%, is water.[3]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1920 478
1930 509 6.5%
1940 392 −23.0%
1950 419 6.9%
1960 300 −28.4%
1970 286 −4.7%
1980 415 45.1%
1990 260 −37.3%
2000 203 −21.9%
2010 247 21.7%
Est. 2015 246 [5] −0.4%
U.S. Decennial Census[6]

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 203 people, 102 households, and 55 families residing in the town. The population density was 421.6 people per square mile (163.3/km²). There were 128 housing units at an average density of 265.8 per square mile (103.0/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 83.74% White, 14.78% African American, 0.99% from other races, and 0.49% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 4.43% of the population.

There were 102 households out of which 17.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 42.2% were married couples living together, 8.8% had a female householder with no husband present, and 45.1% were non-families. 40.2% of all households were made up of individuals and 22.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 1.99 and the average family size was 2.59.

In the town, the population was spread out with 15.8% under the age of 18, 5.4% from 18 to 24, 26.1% from 25 to 44, 27.1% from 45 to 64, and 25.6% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 47 years. For every 100 females there were 93.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 85.9 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $19,531, and the median income for a family was $33,750. Males had a median income of $31,667 versus $20,313 for females. The per capita income for the town was $13,599. About 5.0% of families and 9.7% of the population were below the poverty line, including none of those under the age of eighteen and 19.6% of those sixty five or over.

Education[edit]

Streetman is served by the Fairfield Independent School District.

Notable people[edit]

  • Arbella Ewing (1894-2008), who was at the time of her death the third-oldest living person, the second-oldest living American, the second longest-lived resident of Texas, and the oldest living African American
  • Firpo Marberry, famous Major League Baseball pitcher in the 1920s and 1930s, pitched in the 1924, 1925 and 1934 World Series.

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): Streetman town, Texas". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved September 6, 2016. 
  4. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  5. ^ "Annual Estimates of the Resident Population for Incorporated Places: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2015". Retrieved July 2, 2016. 
  6. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Retrieved June 4, 2015.