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Location of Robinson, Texas
Location of Robinson, Texas
McLennan County Robinson.svg
Country United States
State Texas
County McLennan
Named for Quianu Robinson
 • Total 31.58 sq mi (81.80 km2)
 • Land 31.25 sq mi (80.95 km2)
 • Water 0.33 sq mi (0.85 km2)
495 ft (151 m)
 • Total 10,509
 • Estimate 
 • Density 381.57/sq mi (147.32/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
Area code(s) 254
FIPS code 48-62588
GNIS feature ID 1366611

Robinson is a city in McLennan County, Texas, United States. The population was 10,509 at the 2010 census. It is part of the Waco Metropolitan Statistical Area.


Robinson is located at 31°28′14″N 97°7′10″W / 31.47056°N 97.11944°W / 31.47056; -97.11944 (31.470518, -97.119361).


Historical population
Census Pop.
1960 2,111
1970 3,807 80.3%
1980 6,074 59.5%
1990 7,111 17.1%
2000 7,845 10.3%
2010 10,509 34.0%
2019 (est.) 11,926 13.5%
U.S. Decennial Census

As of the census of 2000, 7,845 people, 2,828 households, and 2,330 families resided in the city, while the primary Robinson zip code 76706 (which includes students at Baylor University) was 29,449. The population density was 248.6 people per square mile (96.0/km2). There were 2,942 housing units at an average density of 93.2 per square mile (36.0/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 91.75% White, 2.09% African American, 0.38% Native American, 0.48% Asian, 0.01% Pacific Islander, 4.27% from other races, and 1.01% from two or more races. Hispanics or Latinos of any race were 9.00% of the population.

Of the 2,828 households, 37.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 70.2% were married couples living together, 9.6% had a female householder with no husband present, and 17.6% were not families. About 15.4% of all households were made up of individuals, and 8.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.77 and the average family size was 3.07.

In the city, the population was distributed as 26.5% under the age of 18, 6.7% from 18 to 24, 26.6% from 25 to 44, 25.9% from 45 to 64, and 14.4% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 39 years. For every 100 females, there were 94.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 91.1 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $49,404, and for a family was $51,953. Males had a median income of $35,718 versus $23,623 for females. The per capita income for the city was $21,680. About 3.6% of families and 4.4% of the population were below the poverty line, including 4.0% of those under age 18 and 6.6% of those age 65 or over.


Robinson is served by the Robinson Independent School District, Waco Independent School District, and Midway Independent School District

Notable people

  • Jason Tucker, who played for the Dallas Cowboys, grew up in Robinson and graduated from Robinson High School

See also

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Veronica Escobar
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Lucille Roybal-Allard
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