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Log Cabin, Texas
Location of Log Cabin, Texas
Location of Log Cabin, Texas
Henderson County LogCabin.svg
Country United States
State Texas
County Henderson
 • Total 1.1 sq mi (2.7 km2)
 • Land 1.1 sq mi (2.7 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation 371 ft (113 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 733
 • Density 691.3/sq mi (266.9/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 75148
Area code(s) 903
FIPS code 48-43354
GNIS feature ID 1388584

Log Cabin is a city in Henderson County, Texas, United States. The population was 733 at the 2000 census.


Log Cabin is located at 32°13′24″N 96°1′21″W / 32.22333°N 96.0225°W / 32.22333; -96.0225 (32.223427, -96.022415).

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.

The community and its neighbor, Caney City, are located on a peninsula at the southeast part of the Cedar Creek Reservoir.


Historical population
Census Pop.
1990 487
2000 733 50.5%
2010 714 −2.6%
Est. 2015 717 0.4%
U.S. Decennial Census

As of the census of 2000, there were 733 people, 303 households, and 206 families residing in the city. The population density was 691.3 people per square mile (267.0/km²). There were 548 housing units at an average density of 516.8/sq mi (199.6/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 96.59% White, 1.09% African American, 0.82% Native American, 0.68% Asian, 0.55% from other races, and 0.27% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.73% of the population.

There were 303 households out of which 27.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 54.5% were married couples living together, 11.6% had a female householder with no husband present, and 31.7% were non-families. 26.4% of all households were made up of individuals and 12.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.42 and the average family size was 2.90.

In the city, the population was spread out with 24.0% under the age of 18, 5.9% from 18 to 24, 24.1% from 25 to 44, 25.2% from 45 to 64, and 20.7% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 42 years. For every 100 females there were 98.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 98.9 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $24,438, and the median income for a family was $28,125. Males had a median income of $17,188 versus $15,875 for females. The per capita income for the city was $14,364. About 23.6% of families and 28.4% of the population were below the poverty line, including 40.3% of those under age 18 and 13.5% of those age 65 or over.

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