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Powell, Texas
Town
Location of Powell, Texas
Location of Powell, Texas
Navarro County Powell.svg
Country United States
State Texas
County Navarro
Area
 • Total 1.7 sq mi (4.3 km2)
 • Land 1.7 sq mi (4.3 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation 374 ft (114 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 136
 • Density 80.0/sq mi (31.6/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 75153
Area code(s) 903
FIPS code 48-59168
GNIS feature ID 1344450
Historical population
Census Pop.
1970 121
1980 111 −8.3%
1990 101 −9.0%
2000 105 4.0%
2010 136 29.5%
Est. 2015 138 1.5%
U.S. Decennial Census

Powell is a town in Navarro County, Texas, United States. The population was 136 at the 2010 census.

Demographics

As of the census of 2000, there were 105 people, 38 households, and 31 families residing in the town. The population density was 62.8 people per square mile (24.3/km²). There were 38 housing units at an average density of 22.7 per square mile (8.8/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 88.57% White, 3.81% African American, 6.67% from other races, and 0.95% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 10.48% of the population.

There were 38 households out of which 36.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 65.8% were married couples living together, 10.5% had a female householder with no husband present, and 18.4% were non-families. 15.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 15.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.76 and the average family size was 3.06.

In the town, the population was spread out with 28.6% under the age of 18, 2.9% from 18 to 24, 25.7% from 25 to 44, 21.0% from 45 to 64, and 21.9% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 37 years. For every 100 females there were 90.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 92.3 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $27,083, and the median income for a family was $34,583. Males had a median income of $33,125 versus $16,250 for females. The per capita income for the town was $16,611. There were 10.3% of families and 11.4% of the population living below the poverty line, including no under eighteens and 8.3% of those over 64.

Geography

Powell is located at 32°7′1″N 96°19′38″W / 32.11694°N 96.32722°W / 32.11694; -96.32722 (32.116807, -96.327301).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 1.7 square miles (4.4 km2), all of it land.

Climate

Climate is characterized by relatively high temperatures and evenly distributed precipitation throughout the year. The Köppen Climate Classification subtype for this climate is "Cfa". (Humid subtropical climate).

Climate data for Powell, Texas
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average high °C (°F) 13.9
(57)
16.1
(61)
21.1
(70)
25
(77)
28.3
(83)
32.8
(91)
35.6
(96)
35.6
(96)
32.2
(90)
26.7
(80)
20
(68)
15.6
(60)
25.23
(77.4)
Average low °C (°F) 1.7
(35)
3.3
(38)
7.2
(45)
12.2
(54)
16.7
(62)
21.1
(70)
22.8
(73)
22.8
(73)
18.9
(66)
12.8
(55)
7.2
(45)
2.8
(37)
12.45
(54.4)
Precipitation mm (inches) 64
(2.5)
71
(2.8)
81
(3.2)
102
(4.0)
122
(4.8)
79
(3.1)
56
(2.2)
56
(2.2)
76
(3.0)
91
(3.6)
76
(3.0)
84
(3.3)
960
(37.8)
Source: Weatherbase
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