Lawn, Texas

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Lawn, Texas
Facing East on Farm to Market 604 in Lawn, Texas.
Facing East on Farm to Market 604 in Lawn, Texas.
Location of Lawn, Texas
Location of Lawn, Texas
Taylor County Lawn.svg
Coordinates: 32°8′7″N 99°44′53″W / 32.13528°N 99.74806°W / 32.13528; -99.74806Coordinates: 32°8′7″N 99°44′53″W / 32.13528°N 99.74806°W / 32.13528; -99.74806
CountryUnited States
StateTexas
CountyTaylor
Area
 • Total0.60 sq mi (1.54 km2)
 • Land0.60 sq mi (1.54 km2)
 • Water0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation
1,916 ft (584 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total314
 • Estimate 
(2019)[2]
321
 • Density537.69/sq mi (207.77/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
79530
Area code325
FIPS code48-41872[3]
GNIS feature ID1339735[4]

Lawn is a town in Taylor County, Texas, in the United States. As of the 2010 census, the town population was 314.[5] It is part of the Abilene, Texas Metropolitan Statistical Area.

Geography[edit]

Lawn is located at 32°8′7″N 99°44′53″W / 32.13528°N 99.74806°W / 32.13528; -99.74806 (32.135405, –99.748066).[6]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 0.6 square miles (1.5 km2), all of it land.

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1930339
1940306−9.7%
19503111.6%
1960310−0.3%
197034411.0%
198039013.4%
1990358−8.2%
2000353−1.4%
2010314−11.0%
2019 (est.)321[2]2.2%
U.S. Decennial Census[7]

2020 census[edit]

Lawn racial composition[8]
(NH = Non-Hispanic)[a]
Race Number Percentage
White (NH) 255 81.99%
Native American or Alaska Native (NH) 4 1.29%
Mixed/Multi-Racial (NH) 8 2.57%
Hispanic or Latino 44 14.15%
Total 311

As of the 2020 United States census, there were 311 people, 145 households, and 92 families residing in the town.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[3] of 2000, there were 353 people, 137 households, and 100 families residing in the town. The population density was 625.5 people per square mile (243.4/km2). There were 162 housing units at an average density of 287.1 per square mile (111.7/km2). The racial makeup of the town was 96.88% White, 0.28% Native American, 0.28% Asian, 0.57% Pacific Islander, 1.13% from other races, and 0.85% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 8.22% of the population.

There were 137 households, out of which 38.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 57.7% were married couples living together, 10.9% had a female householder with no husband present, and 27.0% were non-families. 24.8% 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 2.58 and the average family size was 3.04.

In the town, the population was spread out, with 27.2% under the age of 18, 6.2% from 18 to 24, 27.2% from 25 to 44, 24.6% from 45 to 64, and 14.7% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 39 years. For every 100 females, there were 101.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 91.8 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $28,281, and the median income for a family was $29,625. Males had a median income of $25,000 versus $17,500 for females. The per capita income for the town was $13,347. About 15.2% of families and 19.8% of the population were below the poverty line, including 29.0% of those under age 18 and 7.3% of those age 65 or over.

Education[edit]

The town of Lawn is served by the Jim Ned Consolidated Independent School District.

Climate[edit]

The climate in this area is characterized by hot, humid summers and generally mild to cool winters. According to the Köppen climate classification, Lawn has a humid subtropical climate, Cfa on climate maps.[11]


Notable people[edit]

  • Sunshine Parker, (1927–1999) actor known for roles including Emmitt in Road House 1989, as well many Character roles in movie and Television. Real name, Lloyd Olen Parker

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2019 U.S. Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved August 7, 2020.
  2. ^ a b "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". United States Census Bureau. May 24, 2020. Retrieved May 27, 2020.
  3. ^ a b "U.S. Census website". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved January 31, 2008.
  4. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. October 25, 2007. Retrieved January 31, 2008.
  5. ^ "Population and Housing Unit Counts, 2010 Census of Population and Housing" (PDF). Texas: 2010.
  6. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. February 12, 2011. Retrieved April 23, 2011.
  7. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Retrieved June 4, 2015.
  8. ^ "Explore Census Data". data.census.gov. Retrieved May 20, 2022.
  9. ^ https://www.census.gov/[not specific enough to verify]
  10. ^ "About the Hispanic Population and its Origin". www.census.gov. Retrieved May 18, 2022.
  11. ^ Climate Summary for Lawn, Texas
  1. ^ Note: the US Census treats Hispanic/Latino as an ethnic category. This table excludes Latinos from the racial categories and assigns them to a separate category. Hispanics/Latinos can be of any race.[9][10]

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