Walnut Springs, Texas

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Walnut Springs, Texas
City
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Location of Walnut Springs, Texas
Location of Walnut Springs, Texas
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Coordinates: 32°3′30″N 97°44′57″W / 32.05833°N 97.74917°W / 32.05833; -97.74917Coordinates: 32°3′30″N 97°44′57″W / 32.05833°N 97.74917°W / 32.05833; -97.74917
Country United States
State Texas
County Bosque
Area
 • Total 1.3 sq mi (3.5 km2)
 • Land 1.3 sq mi (3.5 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation 912 ft (278 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 827
 • Density 636.2/sq mi (236.3/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 76690
Area code(s) 254
FIPS code 48-76348[1]
GNIS feature ID 1349451[2]

Walnut Springs is a city located in Bosque County in Central Texas. The population was 827 at the 2010 census.

Geography[edit]

Walnut Springs is located at 32°3′30″N 97°44′57″W / 32.05833°N 97.74917°W / 32.05833; -97.74917 (32.058353, -97.749190).[3]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 1.3 square miles (3.4 km2), all of it land.

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1890 682
1910 1,340
1920 1,449 8.1%
1930 765 −47.2%
1940 723 −5.5%
1950 626 −13.4%
1960 490 −21.7%
1970 495 1.0%
1980 613 23.8%
1990 716 16.8%
2000 755 5.4%
2010 827 9.5%
Est. 2015 811 [4] −1.9%
U.S. Decennial Census[5]

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 755 people, 262 households, and 190 families residing in the city. The population density was 566.4 people per square mile (219.2/km²). There were 312 housing units at an average density of 234.1/sq mi (90.6/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 87.95% White, 1.32% Native American, 8.08% from other races, and 2.65% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 28.08% of the population.

There were 262 households out of which 35.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 56.9% were married couples living together, 9.5% had a female householder with no husband present, and 27.1% were non-families. 24.4% of all households were made up of individuals and 13.4% 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 3.46.

In the city, the population was spread out with 33.0% under the age of 18, 8.3% from 18 to 24, 25.0% from 25 to 44, 19.6% from 45 to 64, and 14.0% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 33 years. For every 100 females there were 103.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 95.4 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $24,598, and the median income for a family was $35,000. Males had a median income of $24,643 versus $14,875 for females. The per capita income for the city was $11,332. About 19.7% of families and 30.5% of the population were below the poverty line, including 41.7% of those under age 18 and 17.2% of those age 65 or over.

Education[edit]

The City of Walnut Springs is served by the Walnut Springs Independent School District.

Photo gallery[edit]

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.