Seven Points, Texas facts for kids
- For the community in northeast Collin County, Texas formerly called Seven Points, see Westminster, Texas.
|Seven Points, Texas|
Location of Seven Points, Texas
|• Total||2.5 sq mi (6.5 km2)|
|• Land||2.5 sq mi (6.4 km2)|
|• Water||0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)|
|Elevation||384 ft (117 m)|
|• Density||460.0/sq mi (177.6/km2)|
|Time zone||Central (CST) (UTC-6)|
|• Summer (DST)||CDT (UTC-5)|
|GNIS feature ID||1379057|
The city is named for an intersection where seven roads converge. These are not Old West wagon trails, however; the town did not exist until nearby Cedar Creek Reservoir was built in the 1960s, and was not incorporated until the 1970s. The seven roads consist of two state highways (three directions), a farm-to-market road, and three county roads.
Seven Points is located at(32.333044, -96.212939).
According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 2.5 square miles (6.5 km²), of which, 2.5 square miles (6.4 km²) of it is land and 0.40% is water.
As of the census of 2000, there were 1,145 people, 455 households, and 318 families residing in the city. The population density was 460.0 people per square mile (177.5/km²). There were 550 housing units at an average density of 220.9/sq mi (85.3/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 95.11% White, 0.61% Native American, 0.09% Asian, 2.53% from other races, and 1.66% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 6.03% of the population.
There were 455 households out of which 33.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 50.3% were married couples living together, 14.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 30.1% were non-families. 25.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 13.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.52 and the average family size was 2.98.
In the city, the population was spread out with 27.9% under the age of 18, 7.5% from 18 to 24, 27.7% from 25 to 44, 21.0% from 45 to 64, and 16.0% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 36 years. For every 100 females there were 97.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 91.2 males.
The median income for a household in the city was $27,500, and the median income for a family was $29,821. Males had a median income of $27,614 versus $17,000 for females. The per capita income for the city was $12,995. About 17.5% of families and 20.3% of the population were below the poverty line, including 20.6% of those under age 18 and 17.5% of those age 65 or over.
Revenue through traffic citations
In the fiscal year September 1, 2010 to August 31, 2011 Seven Points raised $521,995 from traffic citations. Seven Points made 43% more than Gun Barrel City in fines, although Gun Barrel City has 75% more people.
Below is a chart with a 4-year history of fines collected by Seven Points and three surrounding cities
|Seven Points, TX||1,455||$168,411||$265,215||$387,000||$521,995|
|Gun Barrel City, TX||5,672||$502,595||$384,586||$364,703||$298,633|
- Seven Points, Texas from the Handbook of Texas Online
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