Thursday, May 1, 2008

CDPB May Theme: Numbers

OK, I haven't made it home from lovely San Antonio yet! But my numbers theme shot is in the Blog Header collage above! Seven Points, Texas is one of the small towns around Cedar Creek Lake. See below for more numbers about Seven Points. Seven Points is a city in Henderson and Kaufman Counties in the U.S. state of Texas. The population was 1,145 at the 2000 census.
The city is named for an intersection where seven roads converge. These are not Old West wagon trails, however; the town did not exist until nearby Cedar Creek Reservoir was built in the 1960s, and was not incorporated until the 1970s. The seven roads consist of two state highways (three directions), a farm-to-market road, and three county roads. The unique convergence of Highways 334, 274, FM 85 and Pritchett, Kelly and Veterans Lanes. Unfortunately, the area is under major construction right now, so no photo of the intersection.
Seven Points is located at 32°19′59″N, 96°12′47″W (32.333044, -96.212939)[3].
According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 2.5 square miles (6.5 km²), of which, 2.5 square miles (6.4 km²) of it is land and 0.40% is water.
As of the census of 2000, there were 1,145 people, 455 households, and 318 families residing in the city. The population density was 460.0 people per square mile (177.5/km²). There were 550 housing units at an average density of 220.9/sq mi (85.3/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 95.11% White, 0.61% Native American, 0.09% Asian, 2.53% from other races, and 1.66% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race was 6.03% of the population.
There were 455 households out of which 33.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 50.3% were married couples living together, 14.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 30.1% were non-families. 25.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 13.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.52 and the average family size was 2.98.
In the city the population was spread out with 27.9% under the age of 18, 7.5% from 18 to 24, 27.7% from 25 to 44, 21.0% from 45 to 64, and 16.0% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 36 years. For every 100 females there were 97.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 91.2 males.
The median income for a household in the city was $27,500, and the median income for a family was $29,821. Males had a median income of $27,614 versus $17,000 for females. The per capita income for the city was $12,995. About 17.5% of families and 20.3% of the population were below the poverty line, including 20.6% of those under age 18 and 17.5% of thoseage 65 or over.

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9 comments:

ft. lauderdale daily photo said...

How convenient to have a numbered city name! Great shot.

Olivier said...

original cette idée pour le thème du mois.
the original idea for the theme of the month.

Hyde DP said...

hehe ROTFL
that is a heck of a lot more than seven points you told us about seven points
sounds more like a village than a city
great post for the theme.

raf said...

Enjoyed all the points about Seven Points, LL. Thanks for your informative and creative post!

Kim said...

It spans TWO counties???? That's one complicated little town. 7 is my fave number, and I'm sticking by it. Happy theme day!
-Kim]
Seattle Daily Photo

Small City Scenes said...

Wow!! 7 points, 2 counties, 1 state and lots of roads----oh--7 to be exact. MB

babooshka said...

Woah all that info. I don't know how you keep going with these blogs. Always more than worth a visit here. excellent choice and post.

Neva said...

I like this....lots of info!!!

andrée said...

That is quite some recent history there in that town. It has a small land area. But the statistics are so familiar: the people living alone, the small families, small income. I'm wondering where the rich folk live, cause it ain't here where I am or there.

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