Cool, Texas

Cool is a town in Parker County, Texas, United States. The population was 157 at the 2010 census.

Cool, Texas
Location of Cool, Texas
Location of Cool, Texas
Parker County Cool.svg
Coordinates: 32°47′54″N 98°0′46″W / 32.79833°N 98.01278°W / 32.79833; -98.01278Coordinates: 32°47′54″N 98°0′46″W / 32.79833°N 98.01278°W / 32.79833; -98.01278
CountryUnited States
StateTexas
CountyParker
Area
 • Total1.6 sq mi (4.3 km2)
 • Land1.6 sq mi (4.2 km2)
 • Water0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation
932 ft (284 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total157
 • Density98/sq mi (37/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
FIPS code48-16540[1]
GNIS feature ID1373192[2]

GeographyEdit

Cool is located at 32°47′54″N 98°00′46″W / 32.798472°N 98.012781°W / 32.798472; -98.012781 (32.798472, -98.012781).[3]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 1.6 square miles (4.1 km2), all of it land.

DemographicsEdit

Census Pop.
1970237
1980202−14.8%
19902145.9%
2000162−24.3%
2010157−3.1%
Est. 2018184[4]17.2%
U.S. Decennial Census[5]

At the 2000 census there were 162 people in 62 households, including 49 families, in the city. The population density was 98.9 people per square mile (38.1/km2). There were 69 housing units at an average density of 42.1 per square mile (16.2/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 96.91% White, 2.47% from other races, and 0.62% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 3.70%.[1]

Of the 62 households 32.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 64.5% were married couples living together, 11.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 19.4% were non-families. 17.7% of households were one person and 8.1% were one person aged 65 or older. The average household size was 2.61 and the average family size was 2.92.

The age distribution was 24.7% under the age of 18, 4.3% from 18 to 24, 27.8% from 25 to 44, 22.8% from 45 to 64, and 20.4% 65 or older. The median age was 41 years. For every 100 females, there were 90.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 96.8 males.

The median household income was $30,938 and the median family income was $31,875. Males had a median income of $36,875 versus $22,917 for females. The per capita income for the city was $14,112. About 16.4% of families and 20.9% of the population were below the poverty line, including 26.7% of those under the age of eighteen and 15.2% of those sixty five or over.

EducationEdit

Public education in the city of Cool is provided by the Millsap Independent School District.

ClimateEdit

The climate in this area is characterized by relatively high temperatures and evenly distributed precipitation throughout the year. The Köppen Climate System describes the weather as humid subtropical, and uses the abbreviation Cfa.[6]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "U.S. Census website". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  2. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  3. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.
  4. ^ "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". Retrieved May 30, 2019.
  5. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Retrieved June 4, 2015.
  6. ^ Climate Summary for Cool, Texas