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Redford, Texas
Location of Redford, Texas
Location of Redford, Texas
Presidio County Redford.svg
Country United States
State Texas
County Presidio
 • Total 7.4 sq mi (19 km2)
 • Land 7.4 sq mi (19 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0 km2)
2,520 ft (768 m)
 • Total 90
 • Density 12.2/sq mi (4.70/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
Area code 915
FIPS code 48-61076
GNIS feature ID 1344981

Redford is a census-designated place (CDP) in Presidio County, Texas, United States. The population was 90 at the 2010 census. It was the location for scenes in The Three Burials of Melquiades Estrada in which Pete finds a healer to save Mike from a snakebite.


Redford is located at 29°26′55″N 104°11′15″W / 29.44861°N 104.18750°W / 29.44861; -104.18750 (29.448607, -104.187633).

According to the United States Census Bureau in 2000, the CDP has a total area of 45.1 square miles (117 km2), of which 45.0 square miles (117 km2) are land and 0.02% is water. The CDP lost area prior to the 2010 census, dropping it down to 7.4 square miles (19 km2) all land.


This area has a large amount of sunshine year round due to its stable descending air and high pressure. According to the Köppen Climate Classification system, Redford has a mild desert climate, abbreviated "Bwh" on climate maps.


As of the census of 2000, there were 132 people, 48 households, and 36 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 2.9 people per square mile (1.1/km2). There were 74 housing units at an average density of 1.6/sq mi (0.6/km2). The racial makeup of the CDP was 87.88% White, 0.76% Native American, 0.76% Asian, 10.61% from other races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 87.88% of the population.

There were 48 households, of which 39.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 60.4% were married couples living together, 14.6% had a female householder with no husband present, and 25.0% were non-families. 18.8% of all households were made up of individuals, and 16.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.75 and the average family size was 3.25.

In the CDP, the age distribution of the population shows 31.8% under the age of 18, 6.1% from 18 to 24, 15.9% from 25 to 44, 22.0% from 45 to 64, and 24.2% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 42 years. For every 100 females, there were 85.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 83.7 males.

The median income for a household in the CDP was $15,417, and the median income for a family was $15,903. Males had a median income of $16,250 versus $7,031 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $3,577. There were 65.7% of families and 83.8% of the population living below the poverty line, including 100.0% of those under 18 and 37.0% of those over 64.


Redford is served by the Marfa Independent School District.

Presidio County is within the Odessa College District.

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