Coolidge, Texas

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Coolidge, Texas

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High Points

Coolidge strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Texas):

Category Trophy
Racial Diversity
(vs. Peers)
Top 1% trophy Coolidge Racial Diversity
Affordability of Property Taxes
(vs. State)
Top 5% trophy Coolidge Affordability of Property Taxes
Affordability of Rents
(vs. Peers)
Top 15% Coolidge Affordability of Rents

Comparative Profile of Coolidge, Texas

Comparing Coolidge to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Texas (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Racial Diversity 10 10
Children Under 5 Years Old 10 9
Male Share of the Population 6 5
Female Share of the Population 5 6
Senior Citizens 4 5
Well-Paid Single Men 2 2
Age of the Population 1 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 9 7
Portion of People Married 3 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
College Educated Adults 2 2
People Above Poverty 2 2
Median Family Income 1 1
People in Middle Class or Better 1 2

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Walking and Biking to Work 8 8
Short Commute Times 7 7
Public Transportation Use 4 4
Working at Home 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Affordability of Property Taxes 9 10
Affordability of Rents 9 9
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 7 7
People Living Alone 6 8
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 5 5
Housing Recently Built 4 2

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Coolidge Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 32 miles NE of Waco, Texas (center to center)
Nearest Large City 72 miles S of Dallas, Texas
County Limestone
Standard Zip Codes 76635
Phone Area Codes 254
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 31.753
Longitude -96.649

Coolidge Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Station MEXIA
Distance 10.9 miles
Jan Temp 34 to 58 F
Apr Temp 53 to 78 F
Jul Temp 72 to 96 F
Oct Temp 54 to 81 F
Annual Precip 41.4 inches
Distance 26.2 miles
Jan Temp 34 to 55 F
Apr Temp 53 to 75 F
Jul Temp 73 to 95 F
Oct Temp 55 to 79 F
Annual Precip 39.4 inches
Distance 26.5 miles
Jan Temp 36 to 59 F
Apr Temp 55 to 78 F
Jul Temp 72 to 95 F
Oct Temp 56 to 80 F
Annual Precip 42.3 inches
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Coolidge Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 848 100%
Male 410 48.3%
Female 438 51.7%
Under 18 265 31.3%
18+ 583 68.8%
65+ 112 13.2%
Median Age 30.2
Average Family Size 3.38
White 529 62.4%
African-American 158 18.6%
Asian 1 0.1%
American Indian & Alaskan 5 0.6%
Other 131 15.4%
Mixed Race 24 2.8%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 272 32.1%

Estimated Coolidge Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 882
Growth 34
Growth % 4%

Coolidge Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 65.2%
US/American 12%
German 6.4%
English 3.9%
Irish 3.4%
Norwegian 1.9%
French (except Basque) 1.9%
African 1.3%
Scotch-Irish 1%
British 0.6%
Italian 0.6%
French Canadian 0.6%
Czech 0.6%
Scottish 0.3%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Coolidge, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Echols (76635)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Coolidge 848 $27,583
Dawson 852 $40,441
Hubbard 1,586 $34,083
Mexia 6,563 $29,375
Mount Calm 310 $34,583
Tehuacana 307 $51,250
Wortham 1,082 $35,625
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Coolidge High Schools (2004)

A Title I School.
Serves 121 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 9.8

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