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Celeste, Texas
—  City  —
Location of Celeste, Texas
Coordinates: 33°17′37″N 96°11′44″W / 33.29361°N 96.19556°W / 33.29361; -96.19556
Country United States
State Texas
County Hunt
Area
 - Total 0.8 sq mi (2.1 km2)
 - Land 0.8 sq mi (2.1 km2)
 - Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation 669 ft (204 m)
Population (2000)
 - Total 817
 - Density 1,005.1/sq mi (388.1/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 - Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 75423
Area code(s) 903
FIPS code 48-13672[1]
GNIS feature ID 1354174[2]

Celeste is a city in Hunt County, Texas, United States. The population was 817 at the 2000 census.

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Geography

Celeste is located at 33°17′37″N 96°11′44″W / 33.29361°N 96.19556°W / 33.29361; -96.19556 (33.293696, -96.195589)[3].

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.8 square miles (2.1 km²), all of it land.

Demographics

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 817 people, 302 households, and 221 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,005.1 people per square mile (389.4/km²). There were 347 housing units at an average density of 426.9/sq mi (165.4/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 93.27% White, 3.79% African American, 1.10% Native American, 0.12% Asian, 0.86% from other races, and 0.86% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.20% of the population.

There were 302 households out of which 38.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 55.3% were married couples living together, 13.6% had a female householder with no husband present, and 26.8% were non-families. 24.2% 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 2.71 and the average family size was 3.20.

In the city the population was spread out with 31.5% under the age of 18, 8.4% from 18 to 24, 30.1% from 25 to 44, 18.7% from 45 to 64, and 11.3% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 33 years. For every 100 females there were 89.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 81.2 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $34,853, and the median income for a family was $39,286. Males had a median income of $34,875 versus $23,250 for females. The per capita income for the city was $14,017. About 12.9% of families and 15.6% of the population were below the poverty line, including 15.4% of those under age 18 and 34.1% of those age 65 or over.

Education

The City of Celeste is served by the Celeste Independent School District.

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. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2000 and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2005-05-03. http://www.census.gov/geo/www/gazetteer/gazette.html. Retrieved 2008-01-31.  

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