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Linden, Texas

Linden is a city located in Cass County, Texas. As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 2,256. It is the county seat of Cass County6.

Geography Linden is located at 33°0'29" North, 94°21'52" West (33.008026, -94.364328)1.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 9.1 km² (3.5 mi²). 9.1 km² (3.5 mi²) of it is land and none of the area is covered with water.

Demographics As of the census of 2000, there are 2,256 people, 940 households, and 579 families residing in the city. The population density is 247.5/km² (640.4/mi²). There are 1,048 housing units at an average density of 115.0/km² (297.5/mi²). The racial makeup of the city is 77.88% White, 19.86% African American, 0.44% Native American, 0.18% Asian, 0.00% Pacific Islander, 0.66% from other races, and 0.98% from two or more races. 1.64% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There are 940 households out of which 27.1% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 43.2% are married couples living together, 15.3% have a female householder with no husband present, and 38.3% are non-families. 36.0% of all households are made up of individuals and 21.0% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.20 and the average family size is 2.86.

In the city the population is spread out with 22.2% under the age of 18, 7.5% from 18 to 24, 23.0% from 25 to 44, 21.9% from 45 to 64, and 25.4% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 43 years. For every 100 females there are 85.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 80.1 males.

The median income for a household in the city is $25,250, and the median income for a family is $35,938. Males have a median income of $29,762 versus $21,731 for females. The per capita income for the city is $14,846. 18.5% of the population and 11.8% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total people living in poverty, 22.2% are under the age of 18 and 23.0% are 65 or older.

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