Robstown, Texas

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Robstown is a city in Nueces County, Texas, United States, and a western suburb of Corpus Christi. It was founded about 1906, and was named for Robert Driscoll Jr., a landowner.[3] The population was 12,727 at the 2000 census.

The Texas State Legislature officially recognizes Robstown as the birthplace of Texas Hold 'em poker.

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Geography

Robstown is located at 27°47′33″N 97°40′10″W / 27.7925°N 97.66944°W / 27.7925; -97.66944 (27.792615, -97.669386)[4].

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 12.1 square miles (31.3 km²), all of it land.

Demographics

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 13,044 people, 3,644 households, and 3,039 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,054.6 people per square mile (407.1/km²). There were 4,063 housing units at an average density of 336.7/sq mi (130.0/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 1 White, 1.41% African American, 0.60% Native American, 0.15% Asian, 0.06% Pacific Islander, 27.12% from other races, and 2 from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 93.09% of the population.

There were 3,644 households out of which 42.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 53.1% were married couples living together, 24.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 16.6% were non-families. 15.1% of all households were made up of individuals and 8.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 3.47 and the average family size was 3.85.

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