Simonton, Texas facts for kids
Location of Simonton, Texas
|• Total||2.00 sq mi (5.17 km2)|
|• Land||1.99 sq mi (5.16 km2)|
|• Water||0.004 sq mi (0.01 km2)|
|Elevation||115 ft (35 m)|
|• Density||409/sq mi (157.9/km2)|
|Time zone||Central (CST) (UTC-6)|
|• Summer (DST)||CDT (UTC-5)|
|GNIS feature ID||1347151|
Simonton is a city in Fort Bend County, Texas, United States, within the Houston–Sugar Land–Baytown metropolitan area. As of the 2010 U.S. Census, the city population was 814, up from 718 at the 2000 census.
According to the United States Census Bureau, Simonton has a total area of 2.0 square miles (5.2 km2), of which 0.004 square miles (0.01 km2), or 0.24%, is water.
As of the census of 2000, there were 718 people, 264 households, and 206 families residing in the city. The population density was 354.4 people per square mile (136.6/km²). There were 282 housing units at an average density of 139.2/sq mi (53.6/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 91.64% White, 5.01% African American, 0.28% Asian, 0.14% Pacific Islander, 1.95% from other races, and 0.97% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 6.13% of the population.
There were 264 households out of which 34.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 71.6% were married couples living together, 3.8% had a female householder with no husband present, and 21.6% were non-families. 18.6% of all households were made up of individuals and 7.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.72 and the average family size was 3.07.
The city population is evenly spread: 25.9% is under the age of 18, 4.7% is between 18 and 24, 29.0% is from 25 to 44, 30.4% from 45 to 64, and 10.0% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 41 years. For every 100 females there were 102.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 96.3 males.
The median income for a household in the city was $72,833, and the median income for a family was $81,905. Males had a median income of $51,842 versus $30,333 for females. The per capita income for the city was $30,669. About 2.5% of families and 5.3% of the population were below the poverty line, including 7.9% of those under age 18 and 5.8% of those age 65 or over.
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