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Quanah, Texas

Quanah is a city located in Hardeman County, Texas. As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 3,022. It is the county seat of Hardeman County6.


\nQuanah is located at 34°17'44" North, 99°44'31" West (34.295458, -99.741828)
1. According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 9.0 km² (3.5 mi²). 9.0 km² (3.5 mi²) of it is land and none of the area is covered with water.


\nAs of the
census of 2000, there are 3,022 people, 1,255 households, and 823 families residing in the city. The population density is 334.3/km² (866.8/mi²). There are 1,485 housing units at an average density of 164.3/km² (425.9/mi²). The racial makeup of the city is 84.05% White, 4.96% African American, 0.40% Native American, 0.43% Asian, 0.00% Pacific Islander, 8.24% from other races, and 1.92% from two or more races. 16.48% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race. There are 1,255 households out of which 29.2% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 51.8% are married couples living together, 10.4% have a female householder with no husband present, and 34.4% are non-families. 31.9% of all households are made up of individuals and 20.2% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.35 and the average family size is 2.96. In the city the population is spread out with 25.1% under the age of 18, 7.9% from 18 to 24, 22.0% from 25 to 44, 22.9% from 45 to 64, and 22.0% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 42 years. For every 100 females there are 87.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 83.2 males. The median income for a household in the city is $26,354, and the median income for a family is $29,506. Males have a median income of $26,472 versus $18,403 for females. The per capita income for the city is $16,841. 20.7% of the population and 16.6% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total people living in poverty, 29.8% are under the age of 18 and 16.4% are 65 or older.