is a city located in Texas
. As of the 2000
census, the city had a total population of 2,186.
Geography\nNixon is located at 29°16'14" North, 97°45'45" West (29.270443, -97.762423)1
According to the United States Census Bureau
, the city has a total area of 2.9 km²
). None of the area is covered with water.
Demographics\nAs of the census
, there are 2,186 people, 686 households, and 506 families residing in the city. The population density
is 746.9/km² (1,928.1/mi²). There are 803 housing units at an average density of 274.4/km² (708.3/mi²). The racial makeup of the city is 69.99% White, 2.84% African American
, 0.91% Native American
, 0.09% Asian
, 0.00% Pacific Islander, 24.15% from other races, and 2.01% from two or more races. 61.57% of the population are Hispanic
of any race.
There are 686 households out of which 42.1% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 48.0% are married couples living together, 17.2% have a female householder with no husband present, and 26.2% are non-families. 24.1% of all households are made up of individuals and 13.3% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 3.02 and the average family size is 3.53.
In the city the population is spread out with 31.5% under the age of 18, 10.8% from 18 to 24, 26.7% from 25 to 44, 16.2% from 45 to 64, and 14.7% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 31 years. For every 100 females there are 94.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 89.5 males.
The median income for a household in the city is $22,104, and the median income for a family is $25,139. Males have a median income of $21,250 versus $15,491 for females. The per capita income for the city is $10,135. 27.5% of the population and 22.3% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total people living in poverty, 37.7% are under the age of 18 and 25.0% are 65 or older.