Trent, Texas

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Trent, Texas
Location of Trent, Texas
Location of Trent, Texas
Taylor County Trent.svg
Coordinates: 32°29′15″N 100°7′25″W / 32.48750°N 100.12361°W / 32.48750; -100.12361Coordinates: 32°29′15″N 100°7′25″W / 32.48750°N 100.12361°W / 32.48750; -100.12361
CountryUnited States
StateTexas
CountyTaylor
Area
 • Total0.40 sq mi (1.05 km2)
 • Land0.40 sq mi (1.05 km2)
 • Water0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation
1,913 ft (583 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total337
 • Estimate 
(2019)[2]
349
 • Density863.86/sq mi (333.78/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
79561
Area code(s)325
FIPS code48-73580[3]
GNIS feature ID1376497[4]

Trent is a town in Taylor County, Texas, United States that was established in 1881. The population was 337 at the 2010 census.[5] It is part of the Abilene, Texas Metropolitan Statistical Area. Trent, Texas was named in honor of West Texas pioneer and cattleman, Isaac Riley Trent.[6][7]

Geography[edit]

Trent is located at 32°29′15″N 100°7′25″W / 32.48750°N 100.12361°W / 32.48750; -100.12361 (32.487508, –100.123639).[8]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 0.4 square miles (1.1 km2), all land.

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1930412
1940366−11.2%
1950296−19.1%
19602980.7%
197033311.7%
1980313−6.0%
19903191.9%
2000318−0.3%
20103376.0%
2019 (est.)349[2]3.6%
U.S. Decennial Census[9]

2020 census[edit]

Trent racial composition[10]
(NH = Non-Hispanic)[a]
Race Number Percentage
White (NH) 240 81.36%
Black or African American (NH) 2 0.68%
Native American or Alaska Native (NH) 2 0.68%
Some Other Race (NH) 3 1.02%
Mixed/Multi-Racial (NH) 14 4.75%
Hispanic or Latino 34 11.53%
Total 295

As of the 2020 United States census, there were 295 people, 78 households, and 48 families residing in the town.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[3] of 2000, 318 people, 130 households, and 86 families resided in the town. The population density was 775.7 people per square mile (299.5/km2). The 150 housing units averaged 365.9 per square mile (141.3/km2). The racial makeup of the town was 91.82% White, 2.83% African American, 1.57% Native American, 0.31% Asian, 2.52% from other races, and 0.94% from two or more races. Hispanics or Latinos of any race were 10.06% of the population.

Of the 130 households, 33.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 54.6% were married couples living together, 6.2% had a female householder with no husband present, and 33.8% were not families. About 29.2% of all households were made up of individuals, and 17.7% 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 3.05.

In the town, the population was distributed as 25.5% under the age of 18, 8.5% from 18 to 24, 28.0% from 25 to 44, 20.4% from 45 to 64, and 17.6% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females, there were 86.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 91.1 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $40,156, and for a family was $41,591. Males had a median income of $30,417 versus $16,250 for females. The per capita income for the town was $16,878. About 7.4% of families and 9.2% of the population were below the poverty line, including 8.8% of those under age 18 and 6.1% of those age 65 or over.

Climate[edit]

This climate type occurs primarily on the periphery of the true deserts in low-latitude semiarid steppe regions. The Köppen climate classification subtype for this climate is BSk (tropical and subtropical steppe climate).[13]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2019 U.S. Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved August 7, 2020.
  2. ^ a b "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". United States Census Bureau. May 24, 2020. Retrieved May 27, 2020.
  3. ^ a b "U.S. Census website". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  4. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  5. ^ "Population and Housing Unit Counts, 2010 Census of Population and Housing" (PDF). Texas: 2010.
  6. ^ "Isaac Riley Trent (1852-1929) - Find a Grave". Find a Grave.
  7. ^ "Trent, Texas, Taylor county".
  8. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.
  9. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Retrieved June 4, 2015.
  10. ^ "Explore Census Data". data.census.gov. Retrieved 2022-05-20.
  11. ^ https://www.census.gov/[not specific enough to verify]
  12. ^ "About the Hispanic Population and its Origin". www.census.gov. Retrieved 18 May 2022.
  13. ^ Climate Summary for Trent, Texas
  1. ^ Note: the US Census treats Hispanic/Latino as an ethnic category. This table excludes Latinos from the racial categories and assigns them to a separate category. Hispanics/Latinos can be of any race.[11][12]