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China Grove, Texas
Location of China Grove, Texas
Location of China Grove, Texas
Bexar ChinaGrove.svg
Country United States
State Texas
County Bexar
Area
 • Total 4.3 sq mi (11 km2)
 • Land 4.3 sq mi (11 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation
653 ft (199 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total 1,179
 • Density 274/sq mi (105.9/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
78263
Area code(s) 210, 726 (planned)
FIPS code 48-14716
GNIS feature ID 1332767
ANSI Code 2413198

China Grove is a town in Bexar County, Texas, United States, located on the far east side of San Antonio. The population was 1,179 at the 2010 census. It is part of the San Antonio Metropolitan Statistical Area.

Geography

China Grove is about 12 miles (19 km) east of downtown San Antonio.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 4.3 square miles (11 km2), all of it land.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1970 329
1980 434 31.9%
1990 872 100.9%
2000 1,247 43.0%
2010 1,179 −5.5%
Est. 2015 1,291 9.5%
U.S. Decennial Census

As of the census of 2000, 1,247 people, 404 households, and 355 families were residing in the town. The population density was 303.0 people per square mile (116.9/km²). There were 417 housing units at an average density of 101.3 per square mile (39.1/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 86.93% White, 5.93% African American, 0.24% Native American, 0.08% Asian, 4.81% from other races, and 2.00% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 22.53% of the population.

There were 404 households out of which 43.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 80.0% were married couples living together, 6.9% had a female householder with no husband present, and 11.9% were non-families. 9.9% of all households were made up of individuals and 5.0% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 3.09 and the average family size was 3.30.

In the town, the population was spread out with 28.1% under the age of 18, 6.7% from 18 to 24, 25.9% from 25 to 44, 27.2% from 45 to 64, and 12.1% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 40 years. For every 100 females there were 98.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 96.5 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $67,333, and the median income for a family was $73,125. Males had a median income of $43,482 versus $30,391 for females. The per capita income for the town was $22,745. About 2.4% of families and 3.4% of the population were below the poverty line, including 2.6% of those under age 18 and 2.2% of those age 65 or over.

Climate

The climate in this area is characterized by hot, humid summers and generally mild to cool winters. According to the Köppen Climate Classification system, China Grove has a humid subtropical climate, abbreviated "Cfa" on climate maps.

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