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Scotland is a city in Archer County in the U.S. state of Texas. It is part of the Wichita Falls, Texas Metropolitan Statistical Area. The population was 438 at the 2000 census. The town is named for its founder, Henry J. Scott.

The historic 11-room J.H. Meurer House, with a wrap-around porch, is located in Scotland. Constructed in 1911, it was a residence for Roman Catholic priests.[3]

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Geography

Scotland is located at 33°38′32″N 98°26′54″W / 33.64222°N 98.44833°W / 33.64222; -98.44833 (33.642195, -98.448340)[4].

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 11.3 square miles (29.2 km²), of which, 11.2 square miles (29.0 km²) of it is land and 0.1 square miles (0.1 km²) of it (0.44%) is water.

Demographics

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 438 people, 160 households, and 116 families residing in the city. The population density was 39.1 people per square mile (15.1/km²). There were 173 housing units at an average density of 15.4/sq mi (6.0/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 95.21% White, 2.74% from other races, and 2.05% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 8.68% of the population.

There were 160 households out of which 41.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 65.6% were married couples living together, 3.8% had a female householder with no husband present, and 27.5% were non-families. 25.6% of all households were made up of individuals and 14.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.74 and the average family size was 3.35.

In the city the population was spread out with 33.8% under the age of 18, 5.3% from 18 to 24, 27.4% from 25 to 44, 20.1% from 45 to 64, and 13.5% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 34 years. For every 100 females there were 102.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 104.2 males.

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