Uhland, Texas

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Uhland, Texas
Location of Uhland, Texas
Location of Uhland, Texas
Hays County Uhland.svg
Coordinates: 29°57′50″N 97°47′42″W / 29.96389°N 97.79500°W / 29.96389; -97.79500Coordinates: 29°57′50″N 97°47′42″W / 29.96389°N 97.79500°W / 29.96389; -97.79500
CountryUnited States
StateTexas
CountiesHays, Caldwell
Government
 • TypeGeneral Law City
 • MayorNaomi Schrock
 • City AdminKaren Gallaher
Area
 • Total2.79 sq mi (7.23 km2)
 • Land2.79 sq mi (7.21 km2)
 • Water0.01 sq mi (0.02 km2)
Elevation
545 ft (166 m)
Population
 (2020)
 • Total1,588
 • Density464.63/sq mi (179.37/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
78640
Area code512
FIPS code48-74216[2]
GNIS feature ID1349016[3]
Websitewww.cityofuhland.com

Uhland (/ˈjlənd/ YOO-lənd) is a city in Caldwell and Hays counties in the U.S. state of Texas. The population was 1,588 at the 2020 census,[4] up from 1,014 at the 2010 census. Uhland is named after the German poet Ludwig Uhland.

Geography[edit]

Uhland is located in eastern Hays County and northwestern Caldwell County at 29°57′50″N 97°47′42″W / 29.96389°N 97.79500°W / 29.96389; -97.79500 (29.963870, –97.794875).[5] Texas State Highway 21 is the main road through town, leading southwest 11 miles (18 km) to San Marcos and northeast 31 miles (50 km) to Bastrop. Austin is 25 miles (40 km) to the north.

According to the United States Census Bureau, Uhland has a total area of 2.4 square miles (6.2 km2), all of it land.[4]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1990368
20003864.9%
20101,014162.7%
20201,58856.6%
U.S. Decennial Census[6]
Uhland racial composition as of 2020[7]
(NH = Non-Hispanic)[a]
Race Number Percentage
White (NH) 298 18.77%
Black or African American (NH) 21 1.32%
Native American or Alaska Native (NH) 6 0.38%
Asian (NH) 5 0.31%
Some Other Race (NH) 1 0.06%
Mixed/Multi-Racial (NH) 44 2.77%
Hispanic or Latino 1,213 76.39%
Total 1,588

As of the 2020 United States census, there were 1,588 people, 406 households, and 352 families residing in the city.

As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 386 people, 134 households, and 92 families residing in the city. The population density was 211.3 people per square mile (81.4/km2). There were 143 housing units at an average density of 78.3 per square mile (30.2/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 73.06% White, 0.78% African American, 0.52% Asian, 23.83% from other races, and 1.81% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 51.30% of the population.

There were 134 households, out of which 41.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 54.5% were married couples living together, 11.2% had a female householder with no husband present, and 30.6% were non-families. 23.9% of all households were made up of individuals, and 7.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.88 and the average family size was 3.42.

In the city, the population was spread out, with 32.9% under the age of 18, 11.4% from 18 to 24, 30.1% from 25 to 44, 17.4% from 45 to 64, and 8.3% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 28 years. For every 100 females, there were 90.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 86.3 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $30,714, and the median income for a family was $31,875. Males had a median income of $24,750 versus $22,813 for females. The per capita income for the city was $13,593. About 7.1% of families and 11.4% of the population were below the poverty line, including 12.1% of those under age 18 and 13.2% of those age 65 or over.

Education[edit]

The City of Uhland is served by the Hays Consolidated Independent School District.

External links[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2019 U.S. Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved August 7, 2020.
  2. ^ a b "U.S. Census website". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  3. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  4. ^ a b "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Census Summary File 1 (G001): Uhland city, Texas". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Archived from the original on February 13, 2020. Retrieved July 7, 2015.
  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.
  7. ^ "Explore Census Data". data.census.gov. Retrieved 2022-05-24.
  8. ^ https://www.census.gov/[not specific enough to verify]
  9. ^ "About the Hispanic Population and its Origin". www.census.gov. Retrieved 18 May 2022.
  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]