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Porter Heights, Texas

 

Porter Heights, Texas

Porter Heights, Texas
CDP
Location of Porter Heights, Texas
Location of Porter Heights, Texas
Coordinates:
Country United States
State Texas
County Montgomery
Area
 • Total 3.2 sq mi (8.2 km2)
 • Land 3.2 sq mi (8.2 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation 125 ft (38 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 1,490
 • Density 471.7/sq mi (182.1/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
FIPS code 48-58850[1]
GNIS feature ID 1867563[2]

Porter Heights is a census-designated place (CDP) in Montgomery County, Texas, United States. The population was 1,653 at the 2010 census.

Contents

  • Geography 1
  • Demographics 2
  • Education 3
  • References 4

Geography

Porter Heights is located at (30.150324, -95.317496).[3]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 3.2 square miles (8.3 km2), of which, 3.2 square miles (8.3 km2) of it is land and 0.32% is water.

Demographics

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 1,490 people, 533 households, and 407 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 471.7 people per square mile (182.1/km²). There were 561 housing units at an average density of 177.6/sq mi (68.5/km²). The racial makeup of the CDP was 95.23% White, 0.40% African American, 0.60% Native American, 0.27% Asian, 2.28% from other races, and 1.21% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 7.52% of the population.

There were 533 households out of which 36.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 64.2% were married couples living together, 7.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 23.5% were non-families. 19.9% of all households were made up of individuals and 7.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.80 and the average family size was 3.22.

In the CDP the population was spread out with 28.0% under the age of 18, 8.9% from 18 to 24, 29.7% from 25 to 44, 25.4% from 45 to 64, and 8.1% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 36 years. For every 100 females there were 103.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 100.6 males.

The median income for a household in the CDP was $37,262, and the median income for a family was $41,615. Males had a median income of $36,522 versus $30,378 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $16,997. About 4.4% of families and 4.3% of the population were below the poverty line, including none of those under age 18 and 13.6% of those age 65 or over.

Education

Some areas of Porter Heights are zoned to the New Caney Independent School District. Some areas of Porter Heights are zoned to the Conroe Independent School District.[4][5]

Residents of the New Caney ISD section are zoned to Crippen Elementary School,[6] White Oak Middle School,[7] and Porter High School.[8] Before the opening of Porter High School in 2010, students attended New Caney High School.[9] Sixth graders previously attended the New Caney 6th Grade Campus.[10]

Residents of the Conroe ISD section are zoned to San Jacinto Elementary School,[11] Grangerland Intermediate School, Moorhead Junior High School, and Caney Creek High School.[12]

References

  1. ^ a b "American FactFinder".  
  2. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names".  
  3. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990".  
  4. ^ "2010 CENSUS - CENSUS BLOCK MAP: Porter Heights CDP, TX" (Archive). U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved on September 11, 2015.
  5. ^ "SCHOOL DISTRICT REFERENCE MAP (2010 CENSUS): Montgomery County, TX" (Archive). U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved on August 20, 2015.
  6. ^ "Elementary School Zones" (Archive). New Caney Independent School District. Retrieved on September 11, 2015.
  7. ^ "Middle School Zones" (Archive). New Caney Independent School District. Retrieved on September 11, 2015.
  8. ^ "High School Attendance Zones" (Archive). New Caney Independent School District. Retrieved on September 11, 2015.
  9. ^ Micek, Kassia. "NCISD proposes new elementary attendance zones." Courier of Montgomery County. Wednesday January 12, 2011.
  10. ^ "Secondary Schools" (Archive). 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."
  11. ^ "Conroe Independent School District Caney Creek Elementary Feeder Map School Year 2010-2011." Conroe Independent School District. Retrieved on January 20, 2011.
  12. ^ "Conroe Independent School District Caney Creek High School, Junior High School and Intermediate Feeder Map School Year 2010-2011." Conroe Independent School District. Retrieved on January 20, 2011.
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