Tolar, Texas

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Tolar, Texas
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Location of Tolar, Texas
Location of Tolar, Texas
Hood County Tolar.svg
Coordinates: 32°23′26″N 97°55′10″W / 32.39056°N 97.91944°W / 32.39056; -97.91944Coordinates: 32°23′26″N 97°55′10″W / 32.39056°N 97.91944°W / 32.39056; -97.91944
CountryUnited States
StateTexas
CountyHood
Area
 • Total0.94 sq mi (2.43 km2)
 • Land0.94 sq mi (2.43 km2)
 • Water0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation
1,020 ft (311 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total681
 • Estimate 
(2019)[2]
1,004
 • Density1,068.09/sq mi (412.34/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
76476
Area code(s)254
FIPS code48-73268[3]
GNIS feature ID1348617[4]
Websitewww.cityoftolar.com

Tolar is a city in Hood County, Texas, United States. Its population was 681 at the 2010 census. It is part of the Granbury, Texas micropolitan statistical area.

Geography[edit]

Tolar is located at 32°23′26″N 97°55′10″W / 32.39056°N 97.91944°W / 32.39056; -97.91944 (32.390580, -97.919570).[5]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.9 sq mi (2.3 km2), all of it land.

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1910455
1920416−8.6%
1930318−23.6%
19403200.6%
19503385.6%
1960283−16.3%
197031210.2%
198041533.0%
199052326.0%
2000504−3.6%
201068135.1%
2019 (est.)1,004[2]47.4%
U.S. Decennial Census[6]

As of the census[3] of 2000,504 people, 186 households, and 130 families were residing in the city. The population density was 553.2 people/sq mi mile (213.8/km2). The 217 housing units averaged 238.2/sq mi (92.1/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 93.65% White, 1.39% Native American, 0.40% Asian, 2.78% from other races, and 1.79% from two or more races. Hispanics or Latinos of any race were 5.16% of the population.

Of the 186 households, 35.5% had children under 18 living with them, 55.4% were married couples living together, 10.2% had a female householder with no husband present, and 30.1% were not families. About 28.0% of all households were made up of individuals, and 14.5% had someone living alone who was 65 or older. The average household size was 2.64, and the average family size was 3.20.

In the city, the age distribution was 27.4% under 18, 9.3% from 18 to 24, 26.0% from 25 to 44, 22.8% from 45 to 64, and 14.5% who were 65 or older. The median age was 36 years. For every 100 females, there were 90.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 81.2 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $39,167, and for a family was $45,357. Males had a median income of $32,313 versus $25,208 for females. The per capita income for the city was $17,093. About 7.0% of families and 9.7% of the population were below the poverty line, including 11.2% of those under age 18 and 21.7% of those age 65 or over.

Education[edit]

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


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References[edit]

  1. ^ "2019 U.S. Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved August 7, 2020.
  2. ^ a b "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". United States Census Bureau. May 24, 2020. Retrieved May 27, 2020.
  3. ^ a b "U.S. Census website". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  4. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  5. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.
  6. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Retrieved June 4, 2015.

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