Caldwell, Texas


Caldwell, Texas

Infobox Settlement
official_name = Caldwell, Texas
settlement_type = City
nickname = The Kolache Capital of Texas


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mapsize = 250px
map_caption = Location of Caldwell in the state of Texas.



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subdivision_type = Country
subdivision_type1 = State
subdivision_type2 = County
subdivision_name = United States
subdivision_name1 = Texas
subdivision_name2 = Burleson
government_type =
leader_title = Mayor
leader_title1 = City Administrator
leader_name = Bernard Rychlik
leader_name1 = William (Billy) Broaddus
established_date =
area_magnitude = 1 E6
area_total_sq_mi = 3.4
area_land_sq_mi = 3.4
area_water_sq_mi = 0.0
area_water_percent =
area_total_km2 = 8.8
area_land_km2 = 8.8
area_water_km2 = 0
population_as_of = 2000
population_note =
population_total = 3449
population_density_km2 = 394.0
timezone = CST
utc_offset = -6
timezone_DST = CDT
utc_offset_DST = -5
elevation_m = 117
elevation_ft = 384
latd = 30 |latm = 31 |lats = 43 |latNS = N
longd = 96 |longm = 42 |longs = 1 |longEW = W
website = www.rtis.com/reg/caldwell/
postal_code_type = ZIP code
postal_code = 77836
area_code = 979
blank_name = FIPS code
blank_info = 48-11836GR|2
blank1_name = GNIS feature ID
blank1_info = 1353534GR|3
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Caldwell is a city in Burleson County, Texas, United States. The population was 3,449 at the 2000 census. It is the county seat of Burleson CountyGR|6. It is part of the Bryan-College Station metropolitan area.

In 1993, the Reeves-Womack House in Caldwell was added to the National Register of Historic Places. The house was built in the latter 1890s by the merchant-banker William Reeves (1858-1921). He sold the late Victorian structure in 1907 to Mansell Lewis Womack (born 1846) a former Burleson County sheriff. Womack heirs owned the house, located at 405 Fox Steet, until 1957.

Caldwell is the home of the Czech Heritage Museum, which is open to the public on Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Geography

Caldwell is located at coor dms|30|31|43|N|96|42|1|W|city (30.528580, -96.700350)GR|1.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 3.4 square miles (8.8 km²), all of it land.

Demographics

As of the censusGR|2 of 2000, there were 3,449 people, 1,322 households, and 938 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,021.4 people per square mile (394.0/km²). There were 1,485 housing units at an average density of 439.8/sq mi (169.6/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 71.24% White, 12.64% African American, 0.17% Native American, 0.09% Asian, 13.71% from other races, and 2.15% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 22.96% of the population.

There were 1,322 households out of which 36.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 52.5% were married couples living together, 14.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 29.0% were non-families. 26.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 15.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.61 and the average family size was 3.16.

In the city the population was spread out with 28.8% under the age of 18, 9.5% from 18 to 24, 26.7% from 25 to 44, 20.5% from 45 to 64, and 14.5% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 34 years. For every 100 females there were 87.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 83.2 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $29,936, and the median income for a family was $37,658. Males had a median income of $25,745 versus $20,306 for females. The per capita income for the city was $14,141. About 14.2% of families and 17.9% of the population were below the poverty line, including 21.0% of those under age 18 and 12.2% of those age 65 or over.

Education

The City of Caldwell is served by the Caldwell Independent School District.

References

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