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Town of Edgecliff Village, Texas
—  Town  —
Location of Edgecliff Village in Tarrant County, Texas
Coordinates: 32°39′22″N 97°20′35″W / 32.65611°N 97.34306°W / 32.65611; -97.34306
Country United States
State Texas
County Tarrant
Area
 - Total 1.2 sq mi (3.1 km2)
 - Land 1.2 sq mi (3.1 km2)
 - Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 686 ft (209 m)
Population (2000)
 - Total 2,550
 - Density 2,142.5/sq mi (827.4/km2)
Time zone CST (UTC-6)
 - Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
FIPS code 48-22588[1]
GNIS feature ID 1388184[2]
Website http://edgecliffvillagetx.com/

Edgecliff Village is a town in Tarrant County, Texas, United States. The population was 2,550 at the 2000 census. Edgecliff Village is an enclave, completely surrounded by the City of Fort Worth.

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Geography

Edgecliff Village is located at 32°39′22″N 97°20′35″W / 32.65611°N 97.34306°W / 32.65611; -97.34306 (32.656151, -97.343000).[3]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town 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 2,550 people, 997 households, and 772 families residing in the town. The population density was 2,142.5 people per square mile (827.4/km²). There were 1,012 housing units at an average density of 850.3/sq mi (328.3/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 84.20% White, 8.51% African American, 0.43% Native American, 1.10% Asian, 4.00% from other races, and 1.76% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 12.12% of the population.

There were 997 households out of which 23.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 66.0% were married couples living together, 8.5% had a female householder with no husband present, and 22.5% were non-families. 19.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 10.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.56 and the average family size was 2.93.

In the town the population was spread out with 20.9% under the age of 18, 6.5% from 18 to 24, 19.5% from 25 to 44, 33.5% from 45 to 64, and 19.6% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 47 years. For every 100 females there were 91.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 88.6 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $58,304, and the median income for a family was $61,607. Males had a median income of $40,189 versus $30,682 for females. The per capita income for the town was $24,836. About 2.9% of families and 5.8% of the population were below the poverty line, including 11.3% of those under age 18 and 6.0% of those age 65 or over.

The City of Edgecliff Village is experiencing its last large growth spurt, as the remaining 206 acres (0.8 km2) of open prairie are developed for building single-family homes. After this area is built out, there is little open land for housing in the Village. This area was held for many years by and purchased from the Hunt family of Texas.

The location of Edgecliff Village is convenient to Interstate 35 West and Interstate 20 (also Loop I-820). The largest business in the Village is the Fort Worth Star-Telegram, which maintains a printing plant within city limits. The tax rate in Edgecliff Village is lower than in surrounding communities, but there are few amenities (no public library access, no park development to speak of).

Education

Edgecliff Village is served by the Crowley and Fort Worth Independent School Districts.

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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