Hooks, Texas

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Hooks is a city in Bowie County, Texas, United States. It is part of the Texarkana, Texas - Texarkana, Arkansas Metropolitan Statistical Area.

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Geography

Hooks is located at 33°28′10″N 94°16′49″W / 33.46944°N 94.28028°W / 33.46944; -94.28028 (33.469439, -94.280385)[3].

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 2.1 square miles (5.3 km²)

Demographics

At the 2000 census[1], there were 2,973 people, 1,215 households, and 840 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,444.5 per square mile (557.2/km²). There were 1,345 housing units at an average density of 653.5/sq mi (252.1/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 84.02% White, 10.12% African American, 0.98% Native American, 0.44% Asian, 0.07% Pacific Islander, 1.45% from other races, and 2.93% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.96% of the population.

There were 1,215 households of which 33.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 50.3% were married couples living together, 15.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 30.8% were non-families. 28.1% of all households were made up of individuals and 14.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.45 and the average family size was 2.96.

The age distribution was 27.2% under the age of 18, 9.0% from 18 to 24, 27.2% from 25 to 44, 21.8% from 45 to 64, and 14.7% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 35 years. For every 100 females there were 86.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 82.5 males.

The median household income was $32,083, and the median family income was $37,793. Males had a median income of $30,711 versus $20,982 for females. The per capita income for the city was $15,385. About 12.1% of families and 17.1% of the population were below the poverty line, including 22.3% of those under age 18 and 8.8% of those age 65 or over.

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