Floydada, Texas


Floydada, Texas

Infobox Settlement
official_name = Floydada, Texas
settlement_type = City
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map_caption = Location of Floydada, Texas



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subdivision_type = Country
subdivision_name = United States
subdivision_type1 = State
subdivision_name1 = Texas
subdivision_type2 = County
subdivision_name2 = Floyd

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area_total_km2 = 5.3
area_land_km2 = 5.3
area_water_km2 = 0.0
area_total_sq_mi = 2.0
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population_as_of = 2000
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population_total = 3676
population_density_km2 = 699.1
population_density_sq_mi = 1810.8

timezone = Central (CST)
utc_offset = -6
timezone_DST = CDT
utc_offset_DST = -5
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elevation_m = 970
elevation_ft = 3182
latd = 33 |latm = 59 |lats = 2 |latNS = N
longd = 101 |longm = 20 |longs = 14 |longEW = W

postal_code_type = ZIP code
postal_code = 79235
area_code = 806
blank_name = FIPS code
blank_info = 48-26268GR|2
blank1_name = GNIS feature ID
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Floydada is a city in and the county seat of Floyd County, Texas, United States.GR|6 The population was 3,676 at the 2000 census.

Country music performer Don Williams was born in Floydada.

Geography

Floydada is located at coor dms|33|59|2|N|101|20|14|W|city (33.983771, -101.337259).GR|1

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 2.0 square miles (5.3 km²), all of it land.

Demographics

As of the censusGR|2 of 2000, there were 3,676 people, 1,304 households, and 980 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,810.8 people per square mile (699.2/km²). There were 1,507 housing units at an average density of 742.3/sq mi (286.6/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 70.35% White, 4.13% African American, 1.09% Native American, 0.14% Asian, 22.20% from other races, and 2.09% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 51.63% of the population.

There were 1,304 households out of which 38.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 58.8% were married couples living together, 12.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 24.8% were non-families. 23.5% 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 2.74 and the average family size was 3.24.

In the city the population was spread out with 31.6% under the age of 18, 7.8% from 18 to 24, 23.6% from 25 to 44, 20.6% from 45 to 64, and 16.5% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 34 years. For every 100 females there were 91.4 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 84.6 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $25,429, and the median income for a family was $30,038. Males had a median income of $25,179 versus $17,381 for females. The per capita income for the city was $12,431. About 24.7% of families and 26.5% of the population were below the poverty line, including 36.2% of those under age 18 and 19.7% of those age 65 or over.

Education

The City of Floydada is served by the Floydada Independent School District. Apple has teamed up with Floydada and has distributed laptop computers to the students and staff of Floydada's Jr. High and High School. Floydada is the only town in Texas to be an Apple distinguished school.Dubious|date=March 2008

References

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