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O'Brien, Texas
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Location of OBrien, Texas
Location of OBrien, Texas
Haskell County OBrien.svg
Country United States
State Texas
County Haskell
 • Total 0.5 sq mi (1.3 km2)
 • Land 0.5 sq mi (1.3 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
1,575 ft (480 m)
 • Total 106
 • Density 212.0/sq mi (101.2/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
Area code(s) 940
FIPS code 48-53304
GNIS feature ID 1364256

O'Brien is a city in Haskell County, Texas, United States. The population was 132 at the time of the 2000 census. As of 2010, the O'Brien population is 106. O'Brien is located at the junction of Farm Road 2229 and Texas State Highway 6; the nearest large city is Abilene, seventy miles to the south.


According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.5 square miles (1.3 km2), all of it land.


Historical population
Census Pop.
1960 287
1970 258 −10.1%
1980 212 −17.8%
1990 152 −28.3%
2000 132 −13.2%
2010 106 −19.7%
Est. 2015 103 −2.8%
U.S. Decennial Census

As of the census of 2000, there were 132 people, 54 households, and 32 families residing in the city. The population density was 262.1 people per square mile (101.9/km²). There were 71 housing units at an average density of 141.0/sq mi (54.8/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 61.36% White, 0.76% Native American, 37.88% from other races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 55.30% of the population.

There were 54 households out of which 24.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 46.3% were married couples living together, 9.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 40.7% were non-families. 38.9% of all households were made up of individuals and 24.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.44 and the average family size was 3.34.

In the city, the population was spread out with 25.0% under the age of 18, 10.6% from 18 to 24, 15.9% from 25 to 44, 23.5% from 45 to 64, and 25.0% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 44 years. For every 100 females there were 71.4 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 59.7 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $17,500, and the median income for a family was $18,750. Males had a median income of $25,000 versus $13,214 for females. The per capita income for the city was $10,422. There were 22.2% of families and 18.7% of the population living below the poverty line, including 20.0% of under eighteens and 16.7% of those over 64.

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