Encyclopedia > Buna, Texas

  Article Content

Buna, Texas

Buna is a town located in Jasper County, Texas. As of the 2000 census, the town had a total population of 2,269.

Geography Buna is located at 30°26'22" North, 93°57'58" West (30.439390, -93.966199)1.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 15.4 km² (6.0 mi²). 15.4 km² (5.9 mi²) of it is land and 0.17% is water.

Demographics As of the census of 2000, there are 2,269 people, 865 households, and 626 families residing in the town. The population density is 147.2/km² (381.4/mi²). There are 956 housing units at an average density of 62.0/km² (160.7/mi²). The racial makeup of the town is 86.16% White, 11.37% African American, 0.44% Native American, 0.13% Asian, 0.09% Pacific Islander, 0.71% from other races, and 1.10% from two or more races. 1.50% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There are 865 households out of which 35.3% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 58.4% are married couples living together, 11.6% have a female householder with no husband present, and 27.6% are non-families. 25.7% of all households are made up of individuals and 11.1% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.57 and the average family size is 3.07.

In the town the population is spread out with 26.3% under the age of 18, 10.0% from 18 to 24, 26.8% from 25 to 44, 23.0% from 45 to 64, and 13.9% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 36 years. For every 100 females there are 87.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 86.1 males.

The median income for a household in the town is $29,611, and the median income for a family is $33,952. Males have a median income of $29,766 versus $20,848 for females. The per capita income for the town is $13,999. 11.9% of the population and 10.2% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total people living in poverty, 12.1% are under the age of 18 and 11.2% are 65 or older.

All Wikipedia text is available under the terms of the GNU Free Documentation License

  Search Encyclopedia

Search over one million articles, find something about almost anything!
  Featured Article
Westhampton Beach, New York

... females there are 93.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 92.2 males. The median income for a household in the village is $58,438, and the media ...

This page was created in 49.7 ms