Crawford, Texas

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High Points

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

Category Trophy
Racial Diversity
(vs. Peers)
Top 8% Crawford Racial Diversity
Affordability of Property Taxes
(vs. State)
Top 17% Crawford Affordability of Property Taxes
Low Rate of Poverty
(vs. State)
Top 18% Crawford Low Rate of Poverty

Comparative Profile of Crawford, Texas

Comparing Crawford 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 6
Well-Paid Single Men 7 8
Well-Paid Single Women 6 8
Male Share of the Population 6 5
Female Share of the Population 5 6
Children Under 5 Years Old 5 3
Senior Citizens 4 5
Age of the Population 3 5


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 9 6
Portion of People Married 8 7


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Above Poverty 8 9
College Educated Adults 6 6
Median Family Income 5 6
People in Middle Class or Better 4 6

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Short Commute Times 6 6
Walking and Biking to Work 1 1
Public Transportation Use 1 1
Working at Home 1 1


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

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Crawford Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 17 miles W of Waco, Texas (center to center)
Nearest Large City 82 miles S of Fort Worth, Texas
County McLennan
Metro Area Waco
Standard Zip Codes 76638
Phone Area Codes 254
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 31.534
Longitude -97.442

Crawford Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 7.4 miles
Jan Temp 34 to 56 F
Apr Temp 53 to 77 F
Jul Temp 72 to 96 F
Oct Temp 56 to 79 F
Annual Precip 34.2 inches
Station WACO DAM
Distance 14.1 miles
Jan Temp 33 to 57 F
Apr Temp 53 to 78 F
Jul Temp 74 to 96 F
Oct Temp 55 to 80 F
Annual Precip 36.2 inches
Distance 22.3 miles
Jan Temp 33 to 56 F
Apr Temp 53 to 77 F
Jul Temp 72 to 96 F
Oct Temp 54 to 80 F
Annual Precip 35 inches
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Crawford Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 705 100%
Male 340 48.2%
Female 365 51.8%
Under 18 217 30.8%
18+ 488 69.2%
65+ 94 13.3%
Median Age 34.8
Average Family Size 3.23
White 623 88.4%
African-American 31 4.4%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 1 0.1%
Other 42 6%
Mixed Race 8 1.1%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 81 11.5%

Estimated Crawford Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 789
Growth 84
Growth % 11.9%

Crawford 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) 25.9%
German 24.6%
English 14.6%
US/American 13.3%
Irish 7.3%
Scotch-Irish 2.3%
Norwegian 2.1%
Czechoslovakian 2.1%
Czech 2%
French (except Basque) 1.1%
Scottish 1%
Italian 1%
Dutch 0.8%
Austrian 0.7%
Hungarian 0.3%
Croatian 0.3%
Welsh 0.3%
Polish 0.2%
British 0.2%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Ocee (76638)

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)
Crawford 705 $39,732
Golinda 423 $38,472
Hewitt 11,085 $59,409
McGregor 4,727 $37,143
Oglesby 458 $35,000
Valley Mills 1,123 $39,659
Woodway 8,733 $80,161
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Crawford High Schools (2004)

(Sorted by Number of Students)

A Title I School.
Serves 194 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 12.4

A Non-traditional School
Serves 1 students.

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