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Coyote Acres, Texas
Jim Wells CoyoteAcres.svg
Country United States
State Texas
County Jim Wells
 • Total 5.1 sq mi (13.3 km2)
 • Land 5.1 sq mi (13.3 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
230 ft (70 m)
 • Total 508
 • Density 99/sq mi (38.3/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
FIPS code 48-17426
GNIS feature ID 1852695

Coyote Acres is a census-designated place (CDP) in Jim Wells County, Texas, United States. The population was 508 at the 2010 census, up from 389 at the 2000 census.


Coyote Acres is located at 27°43′21″N 98°8′3″W / 27.72250°N 98.13417°W / 27.72250; -98.13417 (27.722475, -98.134288).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 5.1 square miles (13 km2), all of it land.


As of the census of 2000, there were 389 people, 109 households, and 92 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 76.2 people per square mile (29.4/km2). There were 113 housing units at an average density of 22.1/sq mi (8.5/km2). The racial makeup of the CDP was 65.55% White, 0.77% African American, 32.90% from other races, and 0.77% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 86.63% of the population.

There were 109 households, out of which 45.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 60.6% were married couples living together, 20.2% had a female householder with no husband present, and 14.7% were non-families. 11.0% of all households were made up of individuals, and 1.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 3.57 and the average family size was 3.83.

In the CDP, the population was spread out, with 37.5% under the age of 18, 11.1% from 18 to 24, 25.2% from 25 to 44, 20.6% from 45 to 64, and 5.7% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 26 years. For every 100 females, there were 105.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 102.5 males.

The median income for a household in the CDP was $19,250, and the median income for a family was $14,083. Males had a median income of $26,518 versus $12,083 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $6,709. About 45.8% of families and 57.3% of the population were below the poverty line, including 69.4% of those under age 18 and none of those age 65 or over.


Coyote Acres is served by the Alice Independent School District.

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