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Patton Village, Texas
Location of Patton Village, Texas
Location of Patton Village, Texas
Country United States
State Texas
County Montgomery
Area
 • Total 2.1 sq mi (5.3 km2)
 • Land 1.9 sq mi (5.0 km2)
 • Water 0.1 sq mi (0.4 km2)
Elevation
89 ft (27 m)
Population
 (2000)
 • Total 1,391
 • Density 725.9/sq mi (280.3/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
FIPS code 48-56156
GNIS feature ID 1388598
Website http://www.pattonvillage.us/

Patton Village is a city in Montgomery County, Texas, United States. The population was 1,557 at the 2010 census. It is located in Greater Houston. After the community was established, it became known as a "speed trap."

History

A man named H. L. Patton founded the community. Patton Village was developed beginning in the 1960s. Patton remained in control of Patton Village during its development and its incorporation as a municipality in 1966.

By 1970 Patton Village reported that it had 667 people. The population steadily increased over a following three decade period. Patton Village became a bedroom community for Houston.

In 1990 Patton Village had 1,155 inhabitants. By 2000 the population became 1,391 residents.

Geography

Patton Village is located at 30°11′47″N 95°10′32″W / 30.19639°N 95.17556°W / 30.19639; -95.17556 (30.196414, -95.175422).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 2.0 square miles (5.2 km2), of which, 1.9 square miles (4.9 km2) of it is land and 0.1 square miles (0.26 km2) of it (6.83%) is water.

Patton Village is in southeastern Montgomery County, east of Interstate 69/U.S. Route 59, 20 miles (32 km) southeast of Conroe, and about 32 miles (51 km) northeast of Downtown Houston. The town is within the Piney Woods region.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1970 667
1980 1,050 57.4%
1990 1,155 10.0%
2000 1,391 20.4%
2010 1,557 11.9%
Est. 2015 1,620 4.0%
U.S. Decennial Census

As of the census of 2000, there were 1,391 people, 476 households, and 348 families residing in the city. The population density was 725.9 people per square mile (279.7/km²). There were 531 housing units at an average density of 277.1/sq mi (106.8/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 91.23% White, 0.50% African American, 0.86% Native American, 0.07% Asian, 4.67% from other races, and 2.66% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 11.14% of the population.

There were 476 households out of which 41.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 53.4% were married couples living together, 12.2% had a female householder with no husband present, and 26.7% were non-families. 20.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 8.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.92 and the average family size was 3.41.

In the city, the population was spread out with 32.1% under the age of 18, 9.6% from 18 to 24, 28.3% from 25 to 44, 21.9% from 45 to 64, and 8.0% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 31 years. For every 100 females there were 95.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 95.9 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $32,619, and the median income for a family was $35,093. Males had a median income of $32,212 versus $19,375 for females. The per capita income for the city was $12,462. About 22.5% of families and 23.6% of the population were below the poverty line, including 29.4% of those under age 18 and 11.2% of those age 65 or over.

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