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Caney City, Texas
Location of Caney City, Texas
Location of Caney City, Texas
Henderson County CaneyCity.svg
Country United States
State Texas
County Henderson
 • Total 1.15 sq mi (2.98 km2)
 • Land 1.15 sq mi (2.98 km2)
 • Water 0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
354 ft (108 m)
 • Total 217
 • Estimate 
 • Density 190.97/sq mi (73.71/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
FIPS code 48-12472
GNIS feature ID 1378089

Caney City is a town in Henderson County, Texas, United States. The population was 217 at the 2010 census.


Caney City is located at 32°12′52″N 96°2′5″W / 32.21444°N 96.03472°W / 32.21444; -96.03472 (32.214575, -96.034837).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 1.2 square miles (3.1 km2), all of it land.


Historical population
Census Pop.
1970 117
1980 312 166.7%
1990 170 −45.5%
2000 236 38.8%
2010 217 −8.1%
2019 (est.) 220 1.4%
U.S. Decennial Census

As of the census of 2000, there were 236 people, 99 households, and 70 families residing in the town. The population density was 202.8 people per square mile (78.6/km2). There were 176 housing units at an average density of 151.3 per square mile (58.6/km2). The racial makeup of the town was 72.46% White, 25.85% African American, 1.27% from other races, and 0.42% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.85% of the population.

There were 99 households, out of which 24.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 60.6% were married couples living together, 6.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 28.3% were non-families. 25.3% of all households were made up of individuals, and 8.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.38 and the average family size was 2.77.

In the town, the population was spread out, with 20.8% under the age of 18, 2.5% from 18 to 24, 23.3% from 25 to 44, 33.1% from 45 to 64, and 20.3% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 46 years. For every 100 females, there were 105.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 114.9 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $9,079, and the median income for a family was $21,250. Males had a median income of $26,250 versus $22,778 for females. The per capita income for the town was $7,980. None of the families and 36.8% of the population were living below the poverty line, including no under eighteens and 16.9% of those over 64.


The town is served by the Malakoff Independent School District.

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