Cockrell Hill, Texas

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Cockrell Hill is a city in Dallas County, Texas, United States. The population was 4,443 at the 2000 census. It is completely surrounded by the city of Dallas.

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Geography

Cockrell Hill is located at 32°44′19″N 96°53′21″W / 32.73861°N 96.88917°W / 32.73861; -96.88917 (32.738731, -96.889181)[3].

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.6 square miles (1.5 km²), all of it land.

History

Cockrell Hill was established by the pioneer Brentwood Allen Cockrell and his son, Woodrow. They established the town as a way of making a living, and ran it like a business, a tradition which continues today, and is evident in the style of governance in the immediate region. In May 2006, Councilman Luis D. Carrera defeated C. P. Slayton and John Mendiola defeated Richard Hall and joined Silvia Ulloa, Richard Perez and Sammy Rodriquez to become the first all Hispanic City Council in North Texas.

A statue of "Ol' Brent" stands in the city hall rotunda.

Demographics

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 4,443 people, 1,150 households, and 959 families residing in the city. The population density was 7,664.7 people per square mile (2,957.7/km²). There were 1,205 housing units at an average density of 2,078.8/sq mi (802.2/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 44.63% White, 1.67% African American, 1.04% Native American, 0.23% Asian, 0.02% Pacific Islander, 49.65% from other races, and 2.77% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 84.15% of the population.

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