Lipscomb, Texas

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Lipscomb, Texas
CDP
Location of Lipscomb, Texas
Location of Lipscomb, Texas
Lipscomb County Lipscomb.svg
Coordinates: 36°13′56″N 100°16′19″W / 36.23222°N 100.27194°W / 36.23222; -100.27194Coordinates: 36°13′56″N 100°16′19″W / 36.23222°N 100.27194°W / 36.23222; -100.27194
Country United States
State Texas
County Lipscomb
Area
 • Total 5.1 sq mi (13.2 km2)
 • Land 5.1 sq mi (13.2 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation 2,392 ft (729 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 44
 • Density 8.6/sq mi (3.3/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 79056
Area code(s) 806
FIPS code 48-429521
GNIS feature ID 13612592

Lipscomb is a census-designated place (CDP) in Lipscomb County, Texas, United States. The population was 44 at the 2000 census. It is the county seat of Lipscomb County3.

Geography

Lipscomb is located at 36°13′56″N 100°16′19″W / 36.23222°N 100.27194°W / 36.23222; -100.27194 (36.232224, -100.271869)4. According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 5.1 square miles (13 km2), all of it land.

Climate

According to the Köppen Climate Classification system, Lipscomb has a semi-arid climate, abbreviated "BSk" on climate maps.5

Demographics

As of the census1 of 2000, there were 44 people, 25 households, and 14 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 8.6 people per square mile (3.3/km²). There were 35 housing units at an average density of 6.9/sq mi (2.6/km²). The racial makeup of the CDP was 90.91% White and 9.09% Native American.

There were 25 households out of which 4.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 52.0% were married couples living together, and 44.0% were non-families. 44.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 28.0% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 1.72 and the average family size was 2.29.

In the CDP the population was spread out with 4.5% under the age of 18, 6.8% from 18 to 24, 18.2% from 25 to 44, 34.1% from 45 to 64, and 36.4% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 58 years. For every 100 females there were 120.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 110.0 males.

The median income for a household in the CDP was $38,750, and the median income for a family was $58,125. Males had a median income of $35,625 versus $23,750 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $21,144. There were 9.1% of families and 7.5% of the population living below the poverty line, including no under eighteens and 30.0% of those over 64.

Education

Lipscomb is served by the Higgins Independent School District.

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. ^ "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Retrieved 2011-06-07. 
  4. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  5. ^ Climate Summary for Lipscomb, Texas







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