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Combine, Texas
Location of Combine in Kaufman County, Texas
Location of Combine in Kaufman County, Texas
Country United States
State Texas
Counties Kaufman, Dallas
 • Total 7.58 sq mi (19.64 km2)
 • Land 7.28 sq mi (18.85 km2)
 • Water 0.30 sq mi (0.78 km2)
413 ft (126 m)
 • Total 1,942
 • Estimate 
 • Density 335.49/sq mi (129.54/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
Area code(s) 972
FIPS code 48-16216
GNIS feature ID 1378147

Combine is a city in Dallas and Kaufman counties in the U.S. state of Texas. The population was 1,942 at the 2010 census.


Combine is located at 32°35′18″N 96°30′56″W / 32.58833°N 96.51556°W / 32.58833; -96.51556 (32.588374, -96.515584).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 7.0 square miles (18.1 km2), of which 6.7 square miles (17.3 km2) is land and 0.31 square miles (0.8 km2), or 4.16%, is water.


Historical population
Census Pop.
1970 249
1980 688 176.3%
1990 1,329 93.2%
2000 1,788 34.5%
2010 1,942 8.6%
2019 (est.) 2,442 25.7%
U.S. Decennial Census

As of the census of 2000, there were 1,788 people, 590 households, and 523 families residing in the city. The population density was 248.1 people per square mile (95.7/km2). There were 622 housing units at an average density of 86.3 per square mile (33.3/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 94.35% White, 0.50% African American, 0.84% Native American, 0.06% Asian, 2.63% from other races, and 1.62% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 5.31% of the population.

There were 590 households, out of which 39.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 76.9% were married couples living together, 7.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 11.2% were non-families. 9.2% of all households were made up of individuals, and 3.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 3.03 and the average family size was 3.19.

In the city of combine the population was spread out, with 27.5% under the age of 18, 6.7% from 18 to 24, 29.9% from 25 to 44, 27.8% from 45 to 64, and 8.2% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females, there were 104.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 103.6 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $59,926, and the median income for a family was $61,563. Males had a median income of $41,532 versus $28,583 for females. The per capita income for the city was $22,610. About 3.0% of families and 5.4% of the population were below the poverty line, including 8.4% of those under age 18 and 11.5% of those age 65 or over.


Combine is served by two school districts: Crandall Independent School District and by Dallas Independent School District. The students in the Crandall portion are zoned to Wilson Elementary School, Crandall Middle School, and Crandall High School, all within the city of Crandall.

The students in the Dallas County portion are zoned to attend Seagoville schools, which are part of the Dallas Independent School District (DISD). The area is within the Board of Trustees District 4; as of 2008 Nancy Bingham represents the district. The schools are:

  • Seagoville Elementary School
  • Seagoville Middle School
  • Seagoville High School

Before 2012, students were zoned jointly to Seagoville Elementary School and Central Elementary School, then grades PK–2 and 3–5, respectively. The grade alignments of Seagoville schools changed in 2012 with the opening of Seagoville North Elementary School, and the DISD portion of Combine was rezoned to Seagoville Elementary for grades PK–5.

All of Dallas County (its portion of Combine included) is in the service area of Dallas College (formerly Dallas County Community College). All of Kaufman County (its portion of Combine included) is in the service area of Trinity Valley Community College.

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