Penelope, Texas

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Penelope Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 25 miles NE of Waco, Texas (center to center)
Nearest Large City 61 miles S of Arlington, Texas
County Hill
Standard Zip Codes 76676
Phone Area Codes 254
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 31.86
Longitude -96.926

Penelope Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 14.7 miles
Jan Temp 32 to 57 F
Apr Temp 52 to 77 F
Jul Temp 71 to 97 F
Oct Temp 53 to 81 F
Annual Precip 38.4 inches
Distance 15.6 miles
Jan Temp 35 to 57 F
Apr Temp 54 to 78 F
Jul Temp 73 to 95 F
Oct Temp 57 to 80 F
Annual Precip 37.1 inches
Station WACO DAM
Distance 24.8 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
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Penelope Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 211 100%
Male 104 49.3%
Female 107 50.7%
Under 18 58 27.5%
18+ 153 72.5%
65+ 32 15.2%
Median Age 38.5
Average Family Size 3.36
White 166 78.7%
African-American 13 6.2%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 0 0%
Other 29 13.7%
Mixed Race 3 1.4%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 54 25.6%

Estimated Penelope Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 231
Growth 20
Growth % 9.5%

Penelope 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) 33.7%
Czech 20.3%
German 19.8%
Irish 11.6%
Czechoslovakian 7%
US/American 3.5%
English 2.3%
Dutch 1.7%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Penelope 211 $36,875
Abbott 300 $55,625
Bynum 225 $21,875
Hubbard 1,586 $34,083
Leroy 335 $45,875
Malone 278 $26,667
Mount Calm 310 $34,583
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Penelope High Schools (2004)

309 AVE D
A Title I School.
Serves 186 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 8.5

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