Colorado City, Texas facts for kids
|Colorado City, Texas|
Colorado City Opera House, advertising Jay Boy Adams in concert; Adams was raised in Colorado City, where his father was the Chevrolet dealer.
|Motto: "Oui, Nous Sommes Heureux"|
Location of Colorado City, Texas
|• Total||5.3 sq mi (13.7 km2)|
|• Land||5.3 sq mi (13.7 km2)|
|• Water||0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)|
|Elevation||2,067 ft (630 m)|
|• Density||809.2/sq mi (312.4/km2)|
|Time zone||Central (CST) (UTC-6)|
|• Summer (DST)||CDT (UTC-5)|
|GNIS feature ID||1333141|
Colorado City is located at United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 5.3 square miles (14 km2), all of it land.(32.396163, -100.862137). According to the
Colorado City is situated along the Colorado River to the west and Lone Wolf Creek to the east.
According to the Köppen Climate Classification system, Colorado City has a semi-arid climate, abbreviated "BSk" on climate maps.
As of the census of 2000, 4,281 people, 1,646 households, and 1,124 families resided in the city. The population density was 809.2 people per square mile (312.5/km²). There were 2,076 housing units at an average density of 392.4 per square mile (151.5/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 76.71% White, 5.09% African American, 0.54% Native American, 0.44% Asian, 14.62% from other races, and 2.59% from two or more races. Hispanics or Latino of any race were 36.25% of the population.
Of the 1,646 households, 34.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 50.7% were married couples living together, 14.0% had a female householder with no husband present, and 31.7% were not families. About 29.6% of all households were made up of individuals, and 16.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.53 and the average family size was 3.12.
In the city, the population was distributed as 28.5% under the age of 18, 8.2% from 18 to 24, 24.0% from 25 to 44, 20.6% from 45 to 64, and 18.7% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 36 years. For every 100 females, there were 90.4 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 83.2 males.
The median income for a household in the city was $22,842, and for a family was $27,363. Males had a median income of $22,272 versus $20,037 for females. The per capita income for the city was $15,591. About 18.7% of families and 20.6% of the population were below the poverty line, including 26.2% of those under age 18 and 23.9% of those age 65 or over.
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