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Botines, Texas
Location of Botines, Texas
Location of Botines, Texas
Country United States
State Texas
County Webb
 • Total 1.9 sq mi (5 km2)
 • Land 1.9 sq mi (5 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
712 ft (217 m)
 • Total 117
 • Density 61.6/sq mi (23.8/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
Zip Code
FIPS code 48-09598
GNIS feature ID 1378037

Botines is a census-designated place (CDP) in Webb County, Texas, United States. The population was 117 at the 2010 census. Botines is located 5 miles north of Laredo. The town's name originates from the Spanish term botín, which means buskin, boot, or legging.


Botines is located at 27°46′19″N 99°27′26″W / 27.77194°N 99.45722°W / 27.77194; -99.45722 (27.771896, -99.457120).

According to the United States Census Bureauin 2000, the CDP has a total area of 8.6 square miles (22.2 km²), all land. This CDP lost area in the changes in Webb County prior to the 2010 census. It's total area was reduced to 1.9 square miles (4.9 km2), all land.


As of the census of 2010, there were 117 people, 40 households, and 35 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 15.4 people per square mile (5.9/km2). There were 53 housing units at an average density of 6.2/sq mi (2.4/km2). The racial makeup of the CDP was 85.61% White, 9.09% from other races, and 5.30% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino people of any race were 81.82% of the population.

There were 40 households, out of which 40.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 77.5% were married couples living together, 7.5% had a female householder with no husband present, and 12.5% were non-families. 10.0% of all households were made up of individuals, and none had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 3.30 and the average family size was 3.57.

In the CDP, the population was spread out, with 34.8% under the age of 18, 6.8% from 18 to 24, 25.0% from 25 to 44, 29.5% from 45 to 64, and 3.8% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 30 years. For every 100 females, there were 103.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 104.8 males.

The median income for a household in the CDP was $24,643, and the median income for a family was $48,500. Males had a median income of $16,875 versus $0 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $11,994. There were 8.3% of families and 25.7% of the population living below the poverty line, including 31.8% of under eighteens and 40.0% of those over 64.


Botines is served by the United Independent School District.

The designated community college for Webb County is Laredo Community College.

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