Maypearl, Texas

City in Texas, United States
32°18′57″N 97°0′25″W / 32.31583°N 97.00694°W / 32.31583; -97.00694Coordinates: 32°18′57″N 97°0′25″W / 32.31583°N 97.00694°W / 32.31583; -97.00694CountryUnited StatesStateTexasCountyEllisIncorporated (city)1911Area • Total0.83 sq mi (2.14 km2) • Land0.81 sq mi (2.10 km2) • Water0.02 sq mi (0.05 km2)Elevation
531 ft (162 m)Population
 (2020)
 • Total939 • Density1,100/sq mi (440/km2)Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST)) • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)ZIP code
76064
Area code972FIPS code48-47268[2]GNIS feature ID1341124[3]Websiteci.maypearl.tx.us

Maypearl is a city in Ellis County, Texas, United States. The population was 939 in 2020.[4]

Geography

Maypearl is located in western Ellis County at 32°18′57″N 97°0′25″W / 32.31583°N 97.00694°W / 32.31583; -97.00694 (32.315701, –97.006839).[5] It is 11 miles (18 km) southwest of Waxahachie, the county seat, 13 miles (21 km) south of Midlothian, and 39 miles (63 km) southwest of downtown Dallas.

According to the United States Census Bureau, Maypearl has a total area of 0.81 square miles (2.1 km2), of which 0.02 square miles (0.05 km2), or 2.16%, is water.[6]

The climate in this area is characterized by hot, humid summers and generally mild to cool winters. According to the Köppen Climate Classification system, Maypearl has a humid subtropical climate, abbreviated "Cfa" on climate maps.[7]

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1920417
1930410−1.7%
1940377−8.0%
1950373−1.1%
1960359−3.8%
197046228.7%
198062635.5%
199078124.8%
2000746−4.5%
201093425.2%
20209390.5%
U.S. Decennial Census[8]
Maypearl racial composition as of 2020[4]
(NH = Non-Hispanic)[a]
Race Number Percentage
White (NH) 616 65.6%
Black or African American (NH) 51 5.43%
Native American or Alaska Native (NH) 13 1.38%
Asian (NH) 13 1.38%
Some Other Race (NH) 1 0.11%
Mixed/Multi-Racial (NH) 43 4.58%
Hispanic or Latino 202 21.51%
Total 939

As of the 2020 United States census, there were 939 people, 351 households, and 248 families residing in the city.[4]

Education

The community is served by the Maypearl Independent School District and is home to the Maypearl High School Panthers. The district received a recognized status by the Texas Education Agency for the 2009–2010 academic year

References

  1. ^ "2019 U.S. Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved August 7, 2020.
  2. ^ "U.S. Census website". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  3. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  4. ^ a b c "Explore Census Data". data.census.gov. Retrieved 2022-05-22.
  5. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.
  6. ^ "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Census Summary File 1 (G001): Maypearl city, Texas". American Factfinder. U.S. Census Bureau. Archived from the original on February 13, 2020. Retrieved March 25, 2016.
  7. ^ Climate Summary for Maypearl, Texas
  8. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Retrieved June 4, 2015.
  9. ^ https://www.census.gov/[not specific enough to verify]
  10. ^ "About the Hispanic Population and its Origin". www.census.gov. Retrieved 18 May 2022.
  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.[9][10]

External links

  • City of Maypearl official website
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