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Driscoll, Texas
City
Location of Driscoll, Texas
Location of Driscoll, Texas
Nueces Driscoll.svg
Country United States
State Texas
County Nueces
Area
 • Total 1.1 sq mi (2.9 km2)
 • Land 1.1 sq mi (2.9 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation 62 ft (19 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 739
 • Density 672/sq mi (255/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 78351
Area code(s) 361
FIPS code 48-21436
GNIS feature ID 1334624

Driscoll is a city in Nueces County, Texas, United States. The population was 739 at the 2010 census, down from 825 at the 2000 census.

Geography

Driscoll is located at 27°40′21″N 97°45′4″W / 27.6725°N 97.75111°W / 27.6725; -97.75111 (27.672549, -97.751059).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 1.1 square miles (2.8 km2), all of it land.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1960 669
1970 626 −6.4%
1980 648 3.5%
1990 688 6.2%
2000 825 19.9%
2010 739 −10.4%
Est. 2015 752 1.8%
U.S. Decennial Census

As of the census of 2000, there were 825 people, 256 households, and 197 families residing in the city. The population density was 731.4 people per square mile (281.9/km²). There were 297 housing units at an average density of 263.3/sq mi (101.5/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 55.27% White, 0.48% African American, 0.61% Asian, 0.12% Pacific Islander, 38.18% from other races, and 5.33% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 84.00% of the population.

There were 256 households out of which 37.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 59.8% were married couples living together, 14.8% had a female householder with no husband present, and 22.7% were non-families. 20.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 12.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 3.22 and the average family size was 3.72.

In the city, the population was spread out with 31.0% under the age of 18, 10.8% from 18 to 24, 24.8% from 25 to 44, 21.2% from 45 to 64, and 12.1% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 31 years. For every 100 females there were 90.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 89.0 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $34,583, and the median income for a family was $35,714. Males had a median income of $28,000 versus $19,750 for females. The per capita income for the city was $11,707. About 14.1% of families and 13.9% of the population were below the poverty line, including 9.1% of those under age 18 and 29.9% of those age 65 or over.

Travel

  • U.S. Highway 77 (Future Interstate 69E)
    • Driscoll, Texas The speed limit on US 77 drops from 70 mph. to 55 mph . Traffic violations are a major source of public revenue.
  • Corpus Christi International Airport
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