Elmendorf, Texas

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Elmendorf, Texas
—  City  —
Location of Elmendorf, Texas
Coordinates: 29°15′41″N 98°19′50″W / 29.26139°N 98.33056°W / 29.26139; -98.33056Coordinates: 29°15′41″N 98°19′50″W / 29.26139°N 98.33056°W / 29.26139; -98.33056
CountryUnited States
StateTexas
CountyBexar
Area
 • Total1.2 sq mi (3.2 km2)
 • Land1.2 sq mi (3.2 km2)
 • Water0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation499 ft (152 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total664
 • Density537.4/sq mi (207.5/km2)
Time zoneCentral (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST)CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code78112
Area code(s)210
FIPS code48-23272[1]
GNIS feature ID1356993[2]
 
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Elmendorf, Texas
—  City  —
Location of Elmendorf, Texas
Coordinates: 29°15′41″N 98°19′50″W / 29.26139°N 98.33056°W / 29.26139; -98.33056Coordinates: 29°15′41″N 98°19′50″W / 29.26139°N 98.33056°W / 29.26139; -98.33056
CountryUnited States
StateTexas
CountyBexar
Area
 • Total1.2 sq mi (3.2 km2)
 • Land1.2 sq mi (3.2 km2)
 • Water0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation499 ft (152 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total664
 • Density537.4/sq mi (207.5/km2)
Time zoneCentral (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST)CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code78112
Area code(s)210
FIPS code48-23272[1]
GNIS feature ID1356993[2]

Elmendorf is a city in Bexar County, Texas, United States. It is part of the San Antonio—New Braunfels Metropolitan Statistical Area. The population was 664 at the 2000 census. Elmendorf is located seventeen miles southeast of Downtown San Antonio at the juncture of Farm Road 327 and the Southern Pacific Railroad. It was founded in 1885 and named after Henry Elmendorf, a former mayor of San Antonio.[3] For a long time, the biggest employer was Star Clay Products.

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Geography

Elmendorf is located at 29°15′41″N 98°19′50″W / 29.26139°N 98.33056°W / 29.26139; -98.33056 (29.261357, -98.330547)[4].

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 1.2 square miles (3.1 km2), all of it land.

Demographics

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 664 people, 226 households, and 162 families residing in the city. The population density was 537.4 people per square mile (206.8/km²). There were 266 housing units at an average density of 215.3/sq mi (82.8/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 65.81% White, 0.75% African American, 1.05% Native American, 0.15% Asian, 28.46% from other races, and 3.77% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 74.10% of the population.

There were 226 households out of which 36.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 51.3% were married couples living together, 13.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 27.9% were non-families. 24.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 8.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.93 and the average family size was 3.56.

In the city the population was spread out with 30.7% under the age of 18, 8.6% from 18 to 24, 28.6% from 25 to 44, 22.0% from 45 to 64, and 10.1% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 34 years. For every 100 females there were 93.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 96.6 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $26,500, and the median income for a family was $36,875. Males had a median income of $27,109 versus $19,583 for females. The per capita income for the city was $12,316. About 24.1% of families and 30.2% of the population were below the poverty line, including 39.6% of those under age 18 and 30.4% of those age 65 or over.

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References

  1. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. http://factfinder.census.gov. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  2. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. http://geonames.usgs.gov. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  3. ^ Christopher Long. "Handbook of Texas Online - ELMENDORF, TEXAS". Handbook of Texas Online. http://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/online/articles/EE/hle14.html. Retrieved 2010-06-20. 
  4. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. http://www.census.gov/geo/www/gazetteer/gazette.html. Retrieved 2011-04-23.