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Holiday Lakes, Texas
Town
Location of Holiday Lakes, Texas
Location of Holiday Lakes, Texas
Brazoria County HolidayLakes.svg
Country United States
State Texas
County Brazoria
Area
 • Total 1.0 sq mi (2.5 km2)
 • Land 0.8 sq mi (2.2 km2)
 • Water 0.1 sq mi (0.3 km2)
Elevation 36 ft (11 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 1,107
 • Density 1,286/sq mi (496.6/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
FIPS code 48-34502
GNIS feature ID 1388556
Website holidaylakestexas.com

Holiday Lakes is a town in Brazoria County, Texas, United States. The population was 1,107 at the 2010 census.

Geography

Holiday Lakes is at 29°12′34″N 95°31′5″W / 29.20944°N 95.51806°W / 29.20944; -95.51806 (29.209468, -95.517959), 7 miles (11 km) northwest of Angleton, the Brazoria County seat. The town consists of residential areas built around three small lakes, Lake Alaska, Lake Yukon, and Lake Aniak, all situated about 2 miles (3 km) east of the Brazos River.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 0.97 square miles (2.5 km2), of which 0.85 square miles (2.2 km2) is land and 0.12 square miles (0.3 km2), or 10.68%, is water.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1990 1,039
2000 1,095 5.4%
2010 1,107 1.1%
Est. 2015 1,166 5.3%
U.S. Decennial Census

As of the census of 2000, there were 1,095 people, 342 households, and 260 families residing in the town. The population density was 1,124.7 people per square mile (435.9/km²). There were 412 housing units at an average density of 423.2 per square mile (164.0/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 73.97% White, 2.65% African American, 1.55% Native American, 18.81% from other races, and 3.01% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 47.21% of the population.

There were 342 households out of which 45.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 60.2% were married couples living together, 7.9% had a female householder with no husband present, and 23.7% were non-families. 18.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 7.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 3.20 and the average family size was 3.71.

In the town, the population was spread out with 36.6% under the age of 18, 8.5% from 18 to 24, 28.2% from 25 to 44, 19.4% from 45 to 64, and 7.3% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 29 years. For every 100 females there were 105.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 107.2 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $33,938, and the median income for a family was $34,931. Males had a median income of $29,750 versus $19,750 for females. The per capita income for the town was $12,463. About 12.0% of families and 15.8% of the population were below the poverty line, including 19.3% of those under age 18 and 6.6% of those age 65 or over.


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