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Pernitas Point, Texas
Location of Pernitas Point, Texas
Location of Pernitas Point, Texas
LiveOak County PernitasPoint.svg
Country United States
State Texas
Counties Live Oak, Jim Wells
 • Total 0.6 sq mi (1.4 km2)
 • Land 0.6 sq mi (1.4 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation 171 ft (52 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 269
 • Density 485.6/sq mi (187.5/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 78383
Area code(s) 361
FIPS code 48-56840
GNIS feature ID 1343864

Pernitas Point is a Village in Live Oak and Jim Wells Counties in the U.S. state of Texas. The population was 269 at the 2000 census.


Pernitas Point is located at 28°3′31″N 97°54′6″W / 28.05861°N 97.90167°W / 28.05861; -97.90167 (28.058724, -97.901757).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 0.6 square miles (1.4 km²), all of it land.


At the 2000 census, there were 269 people, 121 households and 87 families residing in the village. The population density was 485.6 per square mile (188.8/km²). There were 208 housing units at an average density of 375.5/sq mi (146.0/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 96.65% White, 0.74% African American, 0.37% Asian, and 2.23% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 14.50% of the population.

There were 121 households of which 20.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 61.2% were married couples living together, 5.8% had a female householder with no husband present, and 27.3% were non-families. 25.6% of all households were made up of individuals and 11.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.22 and the average family size was 2.57.

Age distribution was 19.0% under the age of 18, 2.2% from 18 to 24, 20.4% from 25 to 44, 33.1% from 45 to 64, and 25.3% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 50 years. For every 100 females there were 97.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 96.4 males.

The median household income was $45,417, and the median family income was $50,250. Males had a median income of $41,250 versus $30,313 for females. The per capita income for the village was $31,030. About 2.4% of families and 3.6% of the population were below the poverty line, including 10.4% of those under the age of eighteen and none of those sixty five or over.

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