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Queen City, Texas
City
Location of Queen City, Texas
Location of Queen City, Texas
Cass County QueenCity.svg
Country United States
State

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Texas
County Cass
Area
 • Total 3.56 sq mi (9.23 km2)
 • Land 3.54 sq mi (9.18 km2)
 • Water 0.02 sq mi (0.05 km2)
Elevation 358 ft (109 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 1,476
 • Density 416/sq mi (160.8/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 75572
Area code(s) 903
FIPS code 48-60080
GNIS feature ID 1344651
Website www.queencitytx.org

Queen City is a city in Cass County, Texas, United States. The population was 1,476 at the 2010 census.

Geography

Queen City is located in northeastern Cass County at 33°9′11″N 94°9′19″W / 33.15306°N 94.15528°W / 33.15306; -94.15528 (33.153186, -94.155343). It is bordered to the south by the city of Atlanta. U.S. Route 59 passes through Queen City, leading north 22 miles (35 km) to Texarkana and south into Atlanta.

According to the United States Census Bureau, Queen City has a total area of 3.6 square miles (9.2 km2), of which 0.02 square miles (0.05 km2), or 0.56%, is water.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1880 301
1890 672 123.3%
1910 388
1920 398 2.6%
1930 321 −19.3%
1950 511
1960 1,081 111.5%
1970 1,227 13.5%
1980 1,748 42.5%
1990 1,748 0.0%
2000 1,613 −7.7%
2010 1,476 −8.5%
Est. 2015 1,468 −0.5%
U.S. Decennial Census

As of the census of 2000, there were 1,613 people, 660 households, and 440 families residing in the city. The population density was 451.1 people per square mile (174.0/km²). There were 763 housing units at an average density of 213.4 per square mile (82.3/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 82.27% White, 14.45% African American, 0.81% Native American, 0.19% Asian, 0.68% from other races, and 1.61% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.92% of the population.

There were 660 households out of which 33.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 47.9% were married couples living together, 15.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 33.2% were non-families. 30.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 14.5% 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 3.03.

In the city, the population was spread out with 27.1% under the age of 18, 8.9% from 18 to 24, 28.7% from 25 to 44, 21.6% from 45 to 64, and 13.8% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 36 years. For every 100 females there were 83.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 78.7 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $26,058, and the median income for a family was $36,389. Males had a median income of $27,031 versus $18,250 for females. The per capita income for the city was $13,492. About 17.7% of families and 19.6% of the population were below the poverty line, including 25.1% of those under age 18 and 19.5% of those age 65 or over. Hans Anderson is the city's water supervisor.


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