Sundown, Texas

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Sundown is a city in Hockley County, Texas, United States. The population was 1,505 the 2000 census.


Sundown is located at 33°27′25″N 102°29′18″W / 33.45694°N 102.48833°W / 33.45694; -102.48833 (33.457018, -102.488283)[3].

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 1.5 square miles (3.9 km²), all of it land.


As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 1,505 people, 500 households, and 405 families residing in the city. The population density was 995.0 people per square mile (384.8/km²). There were 575 housing units at an average density of 380.1/sq mi (147.0/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 79.60% White, 1.00% African American, 0.53% Native American, 0.07% Asian, 16.81% from other races, and 1.99% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 39.34% of the population.

There were 500 households out of which 43.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 67.4% were married couples living together, 10.4% had a female householder with no husband present, and 18.8% were non-families. 18.2% of all households were made up of individuals and 8.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 3.00 and the average family size was 3.42.

In the city the population was spread out with 34.0% under the age of 18, 8.3% from 18 to 24, 27.4% from 25 to 44, 18.8% from 45 to 64, and 11.5% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 32 years. For every 100 females there were 92.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 95.5 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $33,413, and the median income for a family was $35,991. Males had a median income of $30,714 versus $21,146 for females. The per capita income for the city was $13,783. About 14.3% of families and 16.5% of the population were below the poverty line, including 20.3% of those under age 18 and 10.8% of those age 65 or over.


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