Graford, Texas

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Graford, Texas
City
Location of Graford, Texas
Location of Graford, Texas
PaloPinto County Graford.svg
Coordinates: 32°56′17″N 98°14′52″W / 32.93806°N 98.24778°W / 32.93806; -98.24778Coordinates: 32°56′17″N 98°14′52″W / 32.93806°N 98.24778°W / 32.93806; -98.24778
Country United States
State Texas
County Palo Pinto
Area
 • Total 0.7 sq mi (1.8 km2)
 • Land 0.7 sq mi (1.8 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation 958 ft (292 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 584
 • Density 819.9/sq mi (316.6/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 76449
Area code(s) 940
FIPS code 48-303801
GNIS feature ID 13367822

Graford is a city in Palo Pinto County, Texas, United States. The population was 584 at the 2010 census.

Geography

Graford is located at 32°56′17″N 98°14′52″W / 32.93806°N 98.24778°W / 32.93806; -98.24778 (32.937921, -98.247896)3.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.7 square miles (1.8 km2), all of it land.

Demographics

As of the census1 of 2000, there were 578 people, 213 households, and 145 families residing in the city. The population density was 819.9 people per square mile (318.8/km²). There were 238 housing units at an average density of 337.6 per square mile (131.3/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 94.64% White, 0.69% Native American, 3.63% from other races, and 1.04% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 4.84% of the population.

There were 213 households out of which 36.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 58.2% were married couples living together, 8.5% had a female householder with no husband present, and 31.5% were non-families. 26.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 14.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.71 and the average family size was 3.38.

In the city the population was spread out with 30.1% under the age of 18, 7.3% from 18 to 24, 27.9% from 25 to 44, 23.2% from 45 to 64, and 11.6% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 34 years. For every 100 females there were 104.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 94.2 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $30,972, and the median income for a family was $33,676. Males had a median income of $25,885 versus $18,182 for females. The per capita income for the city was $12,648. About 9.1% of families and 12.1% of the population were below the poverty line, including 10.6% of those under age 18 and 19.7% of those age 65 or over.

Education

The City of Graford is served by the Graford Independent School District and home to the Graford High School Jackrabbits.

Notable people

  • Billy Gillispie- Former Head Coach of University of Kentucky and Texas A&M University Men's Basketball team and current head coach of Texas Tech University Men's Basketball team.

References

  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. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 







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