Cross Roads, Texas

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Cross Roads, Texas

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High Points

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

Category Trophy
Well-Paid Single Women
(vs. Peers)
Top 3% trophy Cross Roads Well-Paid Single Women
Median Family Income
(vs. Peers)
Top 3% trophy Cross Roads Median Family Income
Well-Paid Single Men
(vs. Peers)
Top 3% trophy Cross Roads Well-Paid Single Men
Low Rate of Poverty
(vs. Peers)
Top 11% Cross Roads Low Rate of Poverty
People in Middle Class or Better
(vs. Peers)
Top 13% Cross Roads People in Middle Class or Better
College Educated Adults
(vs. Peers)
Top 14% Cross Roads College Educated Adults

Comparative Profile of Cross Roads, Texas

Comparing Cross Roads 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
Well-Paid Single Women 10 10
Well-Paid Single Men 10 10
Male Share of the Population 9 9
Age of the Population 9 10
Racial Diversity 7 2
Senior Citizens 3 4
Children Under 5 Years Old 3 2
Female Share of the Population 2 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 10 9
Average Household Size 8 5


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Median Family Income 10 10
People Above Poverty 9 10
People in Middle Class or Better 9 9
College Educated Adults 9 9

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Working at Home 10 10
Walking and Biking to Work 7 6
Public Transportation Use 5 6
Short Commute Times 1 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Housing Recently Built 10 9
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 6 7
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 4 4
People Living Alone 3 5
Affordability of Property Taxes 2 2
Affordability of Rents 2 2

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Cross Roads Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 28 miles SE of Temple, Texas (center to center)
Nearest Large City 61 miles NE of Austin, Texas
County Milam
Standard Zip Codes 76520
Phone Area Codes 254
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 30.85
Longitude -96.97

Cross Roads Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 0.2 miles
Jan Temp 39 to 62 F
Apr Temp 57 to 81 F
Jul Temp 74 to 96 F
Oct Temp 59 to 82 F
Annual Precip 35.5 inches
Distance 30.1 miles
Jan Temp 37 to 59 F
Apr Temp 55 to 77 F
Jul Temp 73 to 94 F
Oct Temp 57 to 81 F
Annual Precip 36 inches
Station TAYLOR
Distance 33 miles
Jan Temp 36 to 59 F
Apr Temp 54 to 79 F
Jul Temp 72 to 95 F
Oct Temp 56 to 81 F
Annual Precip 35.1 inches
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Cross Roads Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 603 100%
Male 303 50.2%
Female 300 49.8%
Under 18 127 21.1%
18+ 476 78.9%
65+ 69 11.4%
Median Age 41.6
Average Family Size 2.9
White 558 92.5%
African-American 4 0.7%
Asian 2 0.3%
American Indian & Alaskan 7 1.2%
Other 29 4.8%
Mixed Race 3 0.5%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 50 8.3%

Estimated Cross Roads Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 639
Growth 36
Growth % 6%

Cross Roads 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
US/American 20.3%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 15.8%
German 11.8%
English 9.9%
Irish 7.9%
French (except Basque) 6.5%
Scotch-Irish 4.2%
Italian 3.4%
Scottish 2.8%
Norwegian 2.8%
British 2.3%
Swedish 2%
European 2%
Canadian 1.4%
Russian 1.1%
Dutch 1.1%
French Canadian 1.1%
Polish 0.8%
Czechoslovakian 0.6%
Portuguese 0.6%
Scandinavian 0.6%
Welsh 0.6%
Austrian 0.6%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Hoyte (76520)
Jones Prairie (76520)
Maysfield (76520)
Pettibone (76520)

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)
Cross Roads 603 $93,510
Buckholts 387 $36,875
Cameron 5,634 $30,927
Milano 400 $37,292
Rockdale 5,439 $39,491
Rogers 1,117 $38,274
Rosebud 1,493 $33,300
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