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Howardwick is a city in Donley County, Texas, United States. The population was 402 at the 2010 census.[3]

Howardwick, Texas
Location of Howardwick, Texas
Location of Howardwick, Texas
Donley County Howardwick.svg
Coordinates: 35°2′2″N 100°54′33″W / 35.03389°N 100.90917°W / 35.03389; -100.90917Coordinates: 35°2′2″N 100°54′33″W / 35.03389°N 100.90917°W / 35.03389; -100.90917
CountryUnited States
StateTexas
CountyDonley
Area
 • Total1.9 sq mi (4.9 km2)
 • Land1.9 sq mi (4.9 km2)
 • Water0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation
2,769 ft (844 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total402
 • Density214/sq mi (82.7/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
FIPS code48-35072[1]
GNIS feature ID1359741[2]

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GeographyEdit

Howardwick is located northwest of the center of Donley County at 35°2′2″N 100°54′33″W / 35.03389°N 100.90917°W / 35.03389; -100.90917 (35.033862, -100.909094).[4] It is on the north side of Greenbelt Reservoir, an impoundment on the Salt Fork Red River. Texas State Highway 70 runs past the eastern side of the city, leading south 8 miles (13 km) to Clarendon, the county seat, and north 11 miles (18 km) to Interstate 40.

According to the United States Census Bureau, Howardwick has a total area of 1.9 square miles (4.9 km2), all of it land.[3]

DemographicsEdit

Census Pop.
1980165
199021127.9%
2000437107.1%
2010402−8.0%
Est. 2016376[5]−6.5%
U.S. Decennial Census[6]

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 437 people, 203 households, and 146 families residing in the city. The population density was 240.6 people per square mile (92.7/km²). There were 430 housing units at an average density of 236.8/sq mi (91.2/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 97.94% White, 0.23% African American, 0.69% Native American, 0.23% from other races, and 0.92% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 4.81% of the population.

There were 203 households out of which 15.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 66.5% were married couples living together, 3.9% had a female householder with no husband present, and 27.6% were non-families. 25.6% of all households were made up of individuals and 8.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.15 and the average family size was 2.51.

In the city, the population was spread out with 15.8% under the age of 18, 2.7% from 18 to 24, 14.4% from 25 to 44, 40.7% from 45 to 64, and 26.3% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 54 years. For every 100 females, there were 100.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 100.0 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $34,063, and the median income for a family was $38,889. Males had a median income of $25,833 versus $21,563 for females. The per capita income for the city was $16,595. About 11.5% of families and 16.3% of the population were below the poverty line, including 46.2% of those under age 18 and 8.2% of those age 65 or over.

EducationEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "American FactFinder". 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. ^ a b "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (G001): Howardwick city, Texas". American Factfinder. U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved January 8, 2016.
  4. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.
  5. ^ "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". Retrieved June 9, 2017.
  6. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Archived from the original on April 26, 2015. Retrieved June 4, 2015. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)