Wixon Valley, Texas

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Wixon Valley, Texas
Location of Wixon Valley, Texas
Location of Wixon Valley, Texas
Brazos County WixonValley.svg
Coordinates: 30°45′42″N 96°19′22″W / 30.76167°N 96.32278°W / 30.76167; -96.32278Coordinates: 30°45′42″N 96°19′22″W / 30.76167°N 96.32278°W / 30.76167; -96.32278
CountryUnited States
StateTexas
CountyBrazos
Area
 • Total1.81 sq mi (4.70 km2)
 • Land1.79 sq mi (4.65 km2)
 • Water0.02 sq mi (0.05 km2)
Elevation
335 ft (102 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total254
 • Estimate 
(2019)[2]
253
 • Density141.03/sq mi (54.46/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
FIPS code48-79919[3]
GNIS feature ID1388563[4]

Wixon Valley is a city in Brazos County, Texas, United States. The population was 254 at the 2010 census.[5] It is part of the Bryan-College Station metropolitan area.

Geography[edit]

Wixon Valley is located in north-central Brazos County at 30°45′42″N 96°19′22″W / 30.76167°N 96.32278°W / 30.76167; -96.32278 (30.761566, –96.322682),[6] along U.S. Route 190 and extending to the northwest. It is 7 miles (11 km) northeast of downtown Bryan.

According to the United States Census Bureau, Wixon Valley has a total area of 1.8 square miles (4.7 km2), of which 0.02 square miles (0.05 km2), or 1.12%, is water.[5]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1990186
200023526.3%
20102548.1%
2019 (est.)253[2]−0.4%
U.S. Decennial Census[7]

As of the census[3] of 2000, there were 235 people, 85 households, and 70 families residing in the city. The population density was 131.0 people per square mile (50.7/km2). There were 88 housing units at an average density of 49.1 per square mile (19.0/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 91.06% White, 7.66% African American, 0.43% from other races, and 0.85% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.55% of the population.

There were 85 households, out of which 34.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 68.2% were married couples living together, 15.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 16.5% were non-families. 12.9% of all households were made up of individuals, and 9.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.76 and the average family size was 3.03.

In the city, the population was spread out, with 30.2% under the age of 18, 6.4% from 18 to 24, 28.9% from 25 to 44, 19.6% from 45 to 64, and 14.9% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 36 years. For every 100 females, there were 85.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 76.3 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $53,750, and the median income for a family was $59,063. Males had a median income of $35,417 versus $25,938 for females. The per capita income for the city was $33,915. None of the families and 3.0% of the population were living below the poverty line, including no under eighteens and 6.5% of those over 64.

Education[edit]

Wixon Valley is served by Bryan Independent School District (BISD).[8]

Wixon Valley is split between the zones of Houston Elementary School and Bonham Elementary School.[9] Bilingual students zoned to Bonham attend Bonham while bilingual students zoned to Houston attend Henderson Elementary School.[10] All students are zoned to: Rayburn Intermediate School,[11] Davila Middle School,[12] and Rudder High School.[13]

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. ^ a b "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (G001): Wixon Valley city, Texas". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Archived from the original on February 12, 2020. Retrieved April 22, 2014.
  6. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.
  7. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Retrieved June 4, 2015.
  8. ^ "2020 CENSUS - SCHOOL DISTRICT REFERENCE MAP: Brazos County, TX" (PDF). U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved 2022-10-15. - Compare this map to the BISD boundary maps.
  9. ^ "Elementary School Attendance Zones" (PDF). Bryan Independent School District. Retrieved 2022-10-15. - Linked from here - Compare to the US Census school district maps
  10. ^ "Bilingual Attendance Zones" (PDF). Bryan Independent School District. Retrieved 2022-10-15. - Linked from here - Compare to the original zoned elementary school to determine the bilingual elementary school.
  11. ^ "Intermediate School Attendance Zones" (PDF). Bryan Independent School District. Retrieved 2022-10-15. - Linked from here - Compare to the US Census school district maps
  12. ^ "Middle School Attendance Zones" (PDF). Bryan Independent School District. Retrieved 2022-10-15. - Linked from here - Compare to the US Census school district maps
  13. ^ "High School Attendance Zones" (PDF). Bryan Independent School District. Retrieved 2022-10-15. - Linked from here - Compare to the US Census school district maps