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
Country United States
State Texas
Counties Hays, Caldwell
 • Type General Law City
 • Mayor Bryan Geiger
 • City Admin Karen Gallaher
 • Mayor Pro Tem Vicki Hunter
 • Total 2.4 sq mi (6.2 km2)
 • Land 2.4 sq mi (6.2 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation 545 ft (166 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 1,014
 • Density 422/sq mi (163.0/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 78640
Area code(s) 512
FIPS code 48-74216[1]
GNIS feature ID 1349016[2]
Website www.cityofuhland.com

Uhland (/ˈjuːlənd/ YOO-lənd) is a city in Caldwell and Hays counties in the U.S. state of Texas. The population was 1,014 at the 2010 census,[3] up from 386 at the 2000 census. Uhland is named after the German poet Ludwig Uhland.


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).[4] 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.[3]


Historical population
Census Pop.
1990 368
2000 386 4.9%
2010 1,014 162.7%
Est. 2015 1,052 [5] 3.7%
U.S. Decennial Census[6]

As of the census[1] 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.


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

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