Woodbranch, Texas

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Woodbranch, Texas
City
Location of Woodbranch, Texas
Location of Woodbranch, Texas
Coordinates: 30°11′4″N 95°11′22″W / 30.18444°N 95.18944°W / 30.18444; -95.18944Coordinates: 30°11′4″N 95°11′22″W / 30.18444°N 95.18944°W / 30.18444; -95.18944
Country United States
State Texas
County Montgomery
Area
 • Total 1.9 sq mi (5.0 km2)
 • Land 1.9 sq mi (5.0 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation 95 ft (29 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 1,305
 • Density 670.0/sq mi (258.7/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 77357
Area code(s) 281
FIPS code 48-80044[1]
GNIS feature ID 1388596[2]

Woodbranch is a city in Montgomery County, Texas, United States. The population was 1,282 at the 2010 census.

Geography[edit]

Woodbranch is located at 30°11′4″N 95°11′22″W / 30.18444°N 95.18944°W / 30.18444; -95.18944 (30.184410, -95.189544).[3]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 2.0 square miles (5.2 km2), all of it land.

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1970 378
1980 720 90.5%
1990 1,312 82.2%
2000 1,305 −0.5%
2010 1,282 −1.8%
Est. 2015 1,377 [4] 7.4%
U.S. Decennial Census[5]

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 1,305 people, 458 households, and 379 families residing in the city. The population density was 670.0 people per square mile (258.4/km²). There were 472 housing units at an average density of 242.3/sq mi (93.5/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 96.09% White, 0.23% African American, 0.31% Native American, 0.08% Asian, 2.45% from other races, and 0.84% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 3.91% of the population.

There were 458 households out of which 39.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 72.1% were married couples living together, 7.2% had a female householder with no husband present, and 17.2% were non-families. 15.1% of all households were made up of individuals and 7.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.85 and the average family size was 3.14.

In the city the population was spread out with 28.3% under the age of 18, 6.7% from 18 to 24, 28.1% from 25 to 44, 25.8% from 45 to 64, and 11.1% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 37 years. For every 100 females there were 96.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 91.4 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $51,932, and the median income for a family was $55,926. Males had a median income of $41,949 versus $26,827 for females. The per capita income for the city was $19,175. About 4.9% of families and 7.5% of the population were below the poverty line, including 9.8% of those under age 18 and 6.0% of those age 65 or over.

Education[edit]

Woodbranch is served by New Caney Independent School District and Lone Star College (formerly the North Harris Montgomery Community College District).[6][7]

Residents are zoned to Tavola Elementary School,[8] Keefer Crossing Middle School,[9] and New Caney High School.[10]

Aikin Elementary School was the elementary school serving Woodbranch.[11] Tavola Elementary, in the Tavola subdivision off of Roman Forest Boulevard, opened in 2015 to replace Aikin Elementary, which needed a lot of renovation to remain in operation.[12]

Sixth graders previously attended the New Caney 6th Grade Campus.[13]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2013-09-11. 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. Archived from the original on May 11, 2015. Retrieved June 4, 2015. 
  6. ^ "SCHOOL DISTRICT REFERENCE MAP (2010 CENSUS): Montgomery County, TX" (Archive). U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved on August 20, 2015.
  7. ^ "2010 CENSUS - CENSUS BLOCK MAP: Woodbranch city, TX" (Archive). U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved on September 11, 2015.
  8. ^ "Elementary School Zones" (Archive). New Caney Independent School District. Retrieved on September 11, 2015.
  9. ^ "Middle School Zones" (Archive). New Caney Independent School District. Retrieved on September 11, 2015.
  10. ^ "High School Attendance Zones" (Archive). New Caney Independent School District. Retrieved on September 11, 2015.
  11. ^ "Elementary Zones." New Caney Independent School District. Retrieved on January 20, 2011.[dead link]
  12. ^ "Tavola Elementary School Opens August 2015" (Archive). New Caney Independent School District. Retrieved on September 11, 2015.
  13. ^ "Secondary Schools" (). New Caney Independent School District. April 22, 2010. Retrieved on September 11, 2015. "All sixth grade students attend the New Caney Sixth Grade Campus. The district will open its second high school in August 2010 when Porter High School starts enrolling students."