Coffee City, Texas

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Coffee City is a small town in Henderson County, Texas, United States. The population was 193 at the 2000 census. Coffee City is a "wet sliver" of the county. Smith County residents, mainly from the southern part of Tyler, come near this county line to buy beer, wine, and liquor. The county line is approximately 15 miles from the edge of Tyler off of State Highway 155 despite the recent election to allow Beer, Wine and Liquor in the City of Winona, which would be a farther drive from many parts of Tyler.



Coffee City is located at 32°8′25″N 95°29′47″W / 32.14028°N 95.49639°W / 32.14028; -95.49639 (32.140388, -95.496500)[3].

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 6.5 square miles (16.9 km²), of which, 1.8 square miles (4.7 km²) of it is land and 4.7 square miles (12.2 km²) of it (71.98%) is water.


As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 193 people, 84 households, and 58 families residing in the town. The population density was 105.4 people per square mile (40.7/km²). There were 109 housing units at an average density of 59.5/sq mi (23.0/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 56.99% White, 41.45% African American and 1.55% Native American. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.52% of the population.

There were 84 households out of which 22.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 48.8% were married couples living together, 16.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 29.8% were non-families. 25.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 16.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.30 and the average family size was 2.69.

In the town the population was spread out with 20.7% under the age of 18, 6.2% from 18 to 24, 20.7% from 25 to 44, 31.6% from 45 to 64, and 20.7% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 46 years. For every 100 females there were 96.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 88.9 males.

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