Loraine, Texas

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Loraine, Texas
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Location of Loraine, Texas
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Coordinates: 32°24′25″N100°42′51″W / 32.40694°N 100.71417°W / 32.40694; -100.71417 Coordinates: 32°24′25″N100°42′51″W / 32.40694°N 100.71417°W / 32.40694; -100.71417
Country United States
State Texas
County Mitchell
Area
[1]
  Total1.04 sq mi (2.69 km2)
  Land1.04 sq mi (2.69 km2)
  Water0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation
2,267 ft (691 m)
Population
 (2010)
  Total602
  Estimate 
(2019) [2]
564
  Density542.83/sq mi (209.55/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
  Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
79532
Area code(s) 325
FIPS code 48-43996 [3]
GNIS feature ID1340554 [4]

Loraine is a town in Mitchell County, Texas, United States. The population was 602 at the 2010 census.

Contents

Geography

Loraine is located at 32°24′25″N100°42′51″W / 32.40694°N 100.71417°W / 32.40694; -100.71417 (32.407039, –100.714098). [5]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 1.0 square mile (2.6 km2), all of it land.

Demographics

Historical population
CensusPop.
1910 633
1920 610−3.6%
1930 75023.0%
1940 700−6.7%
1950 1,04549.3%
1960 837−19.9%
1970 700−16.4%
1980 92932.7%
1990 731−21.3%
2000 656−10.3%
2010 602−8.2%
2019 (est.)564 [2] −6.3%
U.S. Decennial Census [6]

2020 census

Loraine racial composition [7]
(NH = Non-Hispanic) [lower-alpha 1]
RaceNumberPercentage
White (NH)20039.68%
Black or African American (NH)265.16%
Native American or Alaska Native (NH)10.2%
Pacific Islander (NH)10.2%
Mixed/Multi-Racial (NH)244.76%
Hispanic or Latino 25250.0%
Total504

As of the 2020 United States census, there were 504 people, 153 households, and 104 families residing in the town.

2000 census

As of the census [3] of 2000, there were 656 people, 250 households, and 160 families residing in the town. The population density was 623.2 people per square mile (241.2/km2). There were 320 housing units at an average density of 304.0 per square mile (117.7/km2). The racial makeup of the town was 61.43% White, 6.25% African American, 1.22% Native American, 27.59% from other races, and 3.51% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 46.04% of the population.

There were 250 households, out of which 28.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 46.0% were married couples living together, 13.6% had a female householder with no husband present, and 36.0% were non-families. 33.2% of all households were made up of individuals, and 19.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.51 and the average family size was 3.26.

In the town, the population was spread out, with 28.0% under the age of 18, 7.5% from 18 to 24, 22.6% from 25 to 44, 19.8% from 45 to 64, and 22.1% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 37 years. For every 100 females, there were 84.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 76.1 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $20,852, and the median income for a family was $26,944. Males had a median income of $22,381 versus $14,375 for females. The per capita income for the town was $12,540. About 22.6% of families and 28.7% of the population were below the poverty line, including 38.7% of those under age 18 and 22.5% of those age 65 or over.

Education

The Town of Loraine is served by the Loraine Independent School District.

Notable people

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References

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  2. 1 2 "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". United States Census Bureau. May 24, 2020. Retrieved May 27, 2020.
  3. 1 2 "U.S. Census website". United States Census Bureau . Retrieved 2008-01-31.
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  8. www.census.gov
  9. "About the Hispanic Population and its Origin". www.census.gov. Retrieved 18 May 2022.
  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. [8] [9]