Samnorwood, Texas

Samnorwood is a census-designated place (CDP) in Collingsworth County, Texas, United States. The population was 51 at the 2010 census,[3] up from 39 at the 2000 census.

Samnorwood, Texas
Location of Samnorwood, Texas
Location of Samnorwood, Texas
Collingsworth County Samnorwood.svg
Coordinates: 35°3′10″N 100°16′49″W / 35.05278°N 100.28028°W / 35.05278; -100.28028Coordinates: 35°3′10″N 100°16′49″W / 35.05278°N 100.28028°W / 35.05278; -100.28028
CountryUnited States
 • Total1.6 sq mi (4.2 km2)
 • Land1.6 sq mi (4.2 km2)
 • Water0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
2,198 ft (670 m)
 • Total51
 • Density31/sq mi (12.0/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
Area code(s)806
FIPS code48-64448[1]
GNIS feature ID1367468[2]


Samnorwood is located in north-central Collingsworth County at 35°03′10″N 100°16′49″W / 35.052647°N 100.280234°W / 35.052647; -100.280234.[4] It is 16 miles (26 km) north of Wellington, the county seat, and 14 miles (23 km) south of Shamrock.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the Samnorwood CDP has a total area of 1.6 square miles (4.2 km2), all of it land.[3]


As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 39 people, 16 households, and 12 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 24.0 people per square mile (9.2/km2). There were 20 housing units at an average density of 12.3/sq mi (4.7/km2). The racial makeup of the CDP was 87.18% White, 5.13% African American, 7.69% from other races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 25.64% of the population.

There were 16 households out of which 31.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 56.3% were married couples living together, 18.8% had a female householder with no husband present, and 25.0% were non-families. 25.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 12.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.44 and the average family size was 2.92.

In the CDP, the population was spread out with 20.5% under the age of 18, 15.4% from 18 to 24, 15.4% from 25 to 44, 25.6% from 45 to 64, and 23.1% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 45 years. For every 100 females, there were 105.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 106.7 males.

The median income for a household in the CDP was $38,750, and the median income for a family was $38,750. Males had a median income of $58,125 versus $40,417 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $30,690. There were no families and 2.4% of the population living below the poverty line, including no under eighteens and none of those over 64.


Samnorwood is served by the Wellington Independent School District as of July 1, 2012. Prior to that date it was served by the Samnorwood Independent School District.[5]


  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 Census Summary File 1 (G001): Samnorwood CDP, Texas". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved August 4, 2015.
  4. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.
  5. ^ "CONSOLIDATIONS, ANNEXATIONS AND NAME CHANGES FOR TEXAS PUBLIC SCHOOLS." Texas Education Agency. Updated August 1, 2016. Retrieved on February 23, 2017.