Woodcreek, Texas

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Woodcreek, Texas
City
Woodcreek as viewed from a bridge crossing Cypress Creek
Woodcreek as viewed from a bridge crossing Cypress Creek
Location of Woodcreek, Texas
Location of Woodcreek, Texas
Hays County Woodcreek.svg
Coordinates: 30°1′39″N 98°6′48″W / 30.02750°N 98.11333°W / 30.02750; -98.11333Coordinates: 30°1′39″N 98°6′48″W / 30.02750°N 98.11333°W / 30.02750; -98.11333
CountryUnited States
StateTexas
CountyHays
Area
 • Total1.1 sq mi (2.8 km2)
 • Land1.1 sq mi (2.8 km2)
 • Water0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation961 ft (293 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total1,457
 • Density1,346/sq mi (519.6/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code78676
Area code(s)512
FIPS code48-80058[1]
GNIS feature ID1388553[2]
Websitewoodcreektx.gov

Woodcreek is a city in Hays County, Texas, United States. The population was 1,457 at the 2010 census.[3]

Geography[edit]

Woodcreek is located in western Hays County at 30°1′39″N 98°6′48″W / 30.02750°N 98.11333°W / 30.02750; -98.11333 (30.027623, -98.113382).[4] It is 2 miles (3 km) north of Wimberley, 34 miles (55 km) southwest of Austin and 60 miles (97 km) northeast of San Antonio.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 1.1 square miles (2.8 km2), all of it land.[3] Cypress Creek, a tributary of the Blanco River, forms the western boundary of the city.

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1990889
20001,27443.3%
20101,45714.4%
Est. 20161,582[5]8.6%
U.S. Decennial Census[6]

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 1,274 people, 588 households, and 415 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,204.7 people per square mile (464.1/km²). There were 638 housing units at an average density of 603.3/sq mi (232.4/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 97.65% White, 0.16% African American, 0.24% Native American, 0.24% Asian, 0.47% from other races, and 1.26% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.96% of the population.

There were 588 households out of which 19.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 64.8% were married couples living together, 4.6% had a female householder with no husband present, and 29.3% were non-families. 26.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 16.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.17 and the average family size was 2.58.

In the city, the population was spread out with 16.7% under the age of 18, 3.1% from 18 to 24, 16.9% from 25 to 44, 30.3% from 45 to 64, and 33.0% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 55 years. For every 100 females, there were 81.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 79.2 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $52,986, and the median income for a family was $60,703. Males had a median income of $50,893 versus $29,500 for females. The per capita income for the city was $32,893. About 1.5% of families and 2.5% of the population were below the poverty line, including 1.3% of those under age 18 and 1.8% of those age 65 or over.

Education[edit]

Woodcreek is served by the Wimberley Independent School District.

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. ^ a b "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Census Summary File 1 (G001): Woodcreek city, Texas". American Factfinder. U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved February 9, 2018.
  4. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.
  5. ^ "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". Retrieved June 9, 2017.
  6. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Retrieved June 4, 2015.

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