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 0.5 sq mi (1.3 km2)
 • Land 0.5 sq mi (1.2 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation 371 ft (113 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 203
 • Density 421.6/sq mi (162.8/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. In 1990 the population was 260. The population dropped to 203 in 2000. By 2010, it grew back to 247.

Geography[edit]

Streetman is located at 31°52′37″N 96°19′28″W / 31.87694°N 96.32444°W / 31.87694; -96.32444 (31.876973, -96.324452).[3] Streetman is on U.S. Highway 75 and the Freestone-Navarro county line thirteen miles north of Fairfield. The majority of the town is in Freestone County; about one-third is in Navarro County.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 0.5 square miles (1.3 km²), all of it land.

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 [4] −0.4%
U.S. Decennial Census[5]

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]

The Town of Streetman is served by the Fairfield Independent School District.

Notable people[edit]

  • Arbella Ewing, who was at the time of her death 1) the third-oldest living person, 2) the second-oldest living American, 3) the second longest-lived resident of Texas, and 4) the oldest living African American.
  • Firpo Marberry, famous Major League Baseball pitcher in the 1920s and 1930s.

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