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Stanton, Texas

Stanton, Texas
City
Welcome to Stanton sign on I-20
Welcome to Stanton sign on I-20
Location of Stanton, Texas
Location of Stanton, Texas
Coordinates:
Country United States
State Texas
County Martin
Area
 • Total 1.8 sq mi (4.6 km2)
 • Land 1.8 sq mi (4.5 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation 2,664 ft (812 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 2,556
 • Density 1,458.1/sq mi (563.0/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 79782
Area code(s) 432
FIPS code 48-70040[1]
GNIS feature ID 1347803[2]

Stanton is a city in and the county seat of Martin County, Texas, United States.[3] The population was 2,492 at the 2010 census.

Contents

  • Geography 1
  • Demographics 2
  • Notable people 3
  • References 4
  • External links 5

Geography

Stanton is located at (32.130740, -101.792072).[4]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 1.8 square miles (4.7 km2), of which, 1.8 square miles (4.7 km2) of it is land and 0.56% is water.

Demographics

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 2,556 people, 854 households, and 651 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,458.1 people per square mile (563.9/km²). There were 1,002 housing units at an average density of 571.6 per square mile (221.1/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 73.98% White, 2.86% African American, 0.74% Native American, 0.31% Asian, 19.56% from other races, and 2.54% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 52.90% of the population.

There were 854 households out of which 44.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 59.0% were married couples living together, 13.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 23.7% were non-families. 22.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 13.0% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.92 and the average family size was 3.44.

In the city the population was spread out with 35.0% under the age of 18, 7.9% from 18 to 24, 26.0% from 25 to 44, 16.7% from 45 to 64, and 14.4% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 30 years. For every 100 females there were 87.4 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 84.9 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $27,961, and the median income for a family was $32,768. Males had a median income of $27,647 versus $18,333 for females. The per capita income for the city was $13,634. About 19.7% of families and 22.0% of the population were below the poverty line, including 26.0% of those under age 18 and 22.0% of those age 65 or over.

Notable people

References

  1. ^ a b "American FactFinder".  
  2. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names".  
  3. ^ "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Retrieved 2011-06-07. 
  4. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990".  
  5. ^ "Annual Estimates of the Resident Population for Incorporated Places: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2014". Retrieved June 4, 2015. 
  6. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Retrieved June 4, 2015. 

External links

  • "STANTON, TX," Handbook of Texas Online
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