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Stinnett (/stɪˈnɛt/ sti-NET) is a city in and the county seat of Hutchinson County, Texas, United States.[3] The population was 1,881 at the 2010 census,[4] a decrease from 1,936 at the 2000 census.

Stinnett, Texas
Hutchinson County Courthouse
Hutchinson County Courthouse
Location of Stinnett, Texas
Location of Stinnett, Texas
Hutchinson County Stinnett.svg
Coordinates: 35°49′34″N 101°26′37″W / 35.82611°N 101.44361°W / 35.82611; -101.44361Coordinates: 35°49′34″N 101°26′37″W / 35.82611°N 101.44361°W / 35.82611; -101.44361
CountryUnited States
StateTexas
CountyHutchinson
Area
 • Total2.0 sq mi (5.2 km2)
 • Land2.0 sq mi (5.2 km2)
 • Water0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation
3,186 ft (971 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total1,881
 • Density940/sq mi (360/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
79083
Area code(s)806
FIPS code48-70340 [1]
GNIS feature ID1369216 [2]
Websitecityofstinnett.com

HistoryEdit

Stinnett was established in 1926[5] by A.P. (Ace) Borger, better known as the founder of Borger, a larger community in the county, and his brother Lester Andrew (Pete) Borger.[6] In September 1926, Stinnett replaced Plemons, which later became a ghost town, as the Hutchinson County seat. The courthouse, built in 1927 in the Spanish Renaissance style, was financed from petroleum money. The structure, designed by the architect W.F. Townes, consists of brown brick and cut white stone.[7]

GeographyEdit

Stinnett is located at 35°49′34″N 101°26′37″W / 35.82611°N 101.44361°W / 35.82611; -101.44361 (35.826231, -101.443617).[8] According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 2.0 square miles (5.2 km2), all of it land.

ClimateEdit

According to the Köppen climate classification system, Stinnett has a semiarid climate, BSk on climate maps.[9]

DemographicsEdit

Census Pop.
1930377
194063568.4%
19501,17084.3%
19602,695130.3%
19702,014−25.3%
19802,22210.3%
19902,166−2.5%
20001,936−10.6%
20101,881−2.8%
Est. 20161,831[10]−2.7%
U.S. Decennial Census[11]
 
Stinnett welcome sign near the intersection of Texas Highways 207 and 152

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 1,936 people, 765 households, and 554 families residing in the city. The population density was 972.8 people per square mile (375.6/km²). There were 870 housing units at an average density of 437.2 per square mile (168.8/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 91.58% White, 0.26% African American, 1.29% Native American, 0.21% Asian, 3.98% from other races, and 2.69% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 7.54% of the population.

There were 765 households out of which 36.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 56.6% were married couples living together, 11.0% had a female householder with no husband present, and 27.5% were non-families. 26.1% of all households were made up of individuals and 13.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.49 and the average family size was 2.98.

In the city, the population was spread out with 27.9% under the age of 18, 7.7% from 18 to 24, 27.1% from 25 to 44, 22.5% from 45 to 64, and 14.7% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 37 years. For every 100 females, there were 101.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 96.8 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $33,387, and the median income for a family was $42,969. Males had a median income of $35,395 versus $18,750 for females. The per capita income for the city was $16,242. About 7.9% of families and 10.6% of the population were below the poverty line, including 15.4% of those under age 18 and 7.5% of those age 65 or over.

EducationEdit

The City of Stinnett is served by the Plemons-Stinnett-Phillips Consolidated Independent School District.

It was a part of the Stinnet Independent School District until July 1, 1987, when it merged into the PSP CISD.[12]

Notable peopleEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on September 11, 2013. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  2. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  3. ^ "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Archived from the original on May 31, 2011. Retrieved 2011-06-07.
  4. ^ "Stinnett, TX Population - Census 2010 and 2000 Interactive Map, Demographics, Statistics, Quick Facts - CensusViewer". censusviewer.com. Retrieved 2018-02-27.
  5. ^ STINNETT, TX from the Handbook of Texas Online
  6. ^ BORGER, ASA PHILLIP from the Handbook of Texas Online
  7. ^ Texas Historical Commission marker at Hutchinson County Courthouse, Stinnett, Texas
  8. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.
  9. ^ Climate Summary for Stinnett, Texas
  10. ^ "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". Retrieved June 9, 2017.
  11. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Archived from the original on April 26, 2015. Retrieved June 4, 2015.
  12. ^ "CONSOLIDATIONS, ANNEXATIONS AND NAME CHANGES FOR TEXAS PUBLIC SCHOOLS" (PDF). Texas Education Agency. 2018-09-10. Retrieved 2019-10-30.
  13. ^ Hutchinson County Highlights

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