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Knollwood, Texas
Location of Knollwood, Texas
Location of Knollwood, Texas
Grayson County Knollwood.svg
Country United States
State Texas
County Grayson
 • Total 0.33 sq mi (0.86 km2)
 • Land 0.33 sq mi (0.86 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
827 ft (252 m)
 • Total 432
 • Density 1,302/sq mi (502.6/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
FIPS code 48-39680
GNIS feature ID 1388595

Knollwood is a City in Grayson County, Texas, United States. The population was 432 at the 2010 census. It is part of the ShermanDenison Metropolitan Statistical Area.


Knollwood is located in north-central Grayson County at 33°41′15″N 96°37′10″W / 33.6875°N 96.61944°W / 33.6875; -96.61944. It is bordered to the south by the city of Sherman, the county seat.

According to the United States Census Bureau, Knollwood has a total area of 0.33 square miles (0.86 km2), all of it land.


Historical population
Census Pop.
1990 205
2000 375 82.9%
2010 432 15.2%
Est. 2015 443 2.5%
U.S. Decennial Census

As of the census of 2000, there were 375 people, 143 households, and 91 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,196.4 people per square mile (467.1/km²). There were 150 housing units at an average density of 478.6/sq mi (186.8/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 87.73% White, 5.87% African American, 0.53% Native American, 1.07% Asian, 0.53% Pacific Islander, 3.20% from other races, and 1.07% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 6.13% of the population.

There were 143 households out of which 39.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 44.8% were married couples living together, 16.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 35.7% were non-families. 28.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 3.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.62 and the average family size was 3.25.

In the city the population was spread out with 31.5% under the age of 18, 11.2% from 18 to 24, 36.0% from 25 to 44, 17.6% from 45 to 64, and 3.7% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 28 years. For every 100 females there were 94.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 81.0 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $30,893, and the median income for a family was $32,813. Males had a median income of $21,125 versus $17,417 for females. The per capita income for the city was $13,497. About 1.1% of families and 2.5% of the population were below the poverty line, including 1.9% of those under age 18 and 14.3% of those age 65 or over.


The climate in this area is characterized by hot, humid summers and generally mild to cool winters. According to the Köppen Climate Classification system, Knollwood has a humid subtropical climate, abbreviated "Cfa" on climate maps.

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