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Overview

Introduction to Robinson, Texas

Robinson, Texas, in McLennan county, is 6 miles S ofWaco, Texas (center to center) and 87 miles S ofArlington, Texas. Part of the surrounding Waco metro area, the city is not isolated and is home to some 7,845 residents.

Robinson History

The Robinson brothers John and Levi settled in the mid-19th century and named the region Robinsonville. Later, during the mid-20th century, the region was incorporated and renamed Robinson. The two brothers marked off acres for other dwellers to settle and gradually cotton mills, schools, general stores and churches were established. The city had its own water and sewerage system by the late 20th century and developed over the years mainly as a residential town.

Robinson and Nearby Attractions

  • Cameron Park Zoo
  • Fossil Rim Wildlife Center
  • Earle-Harrison House & Gardens
  • Mother Neff State Park
  • Lake Whitney State Park

Things To Do In Robinson

Places of historical interest include Earle-Harrison House & Gardens, which is a 19th century Greek style mansion, and Washington-on-the-Brazos State Historic Site, home of the last president of Texas. The history of the soft drink industry and invention of Dr. Pepper is on display at the Dr. Pepper Museum. Mayborn Museum displays exhibits related to science and history. Other nearby attractions include Mother Neff State Park, Lake Whitney State Park and Fort Parker State Park where visitors can go boating, swimming, mountain biking, camping, fishing and picnicking.

Robinson Transportation

Air transportation is available from Waco Regional Airport.

Robinson Higher Education

Baylor University, McLennan Community College and Paul Quinn College are some of the colleges near Robinson.

People

Total Population 11,051
Male Share of the Population 49.5%
Female Share of the Population 50.5%
Senior Citizens 14.6%
Employed Population 16+ 5,526
Age of the Population 38

Families

% of people married 62.3%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 24.2%
Median Earnings25+ $40,266
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $25,827
Median Earnings With High School Degree $30,960

Wealth

Median Family Income $78,188
% Above Poverty Level 91.6%
% Below Poverty Level 8.4%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 20 minutes
% Working from Home 2%
% Walking and Biking to Work 0%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 13.2%
Median Gross Rent $1,100
Median House Value $143,800

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 31.4%
US/American 0%
English 9.5%
Irish 15.9%

Robinson Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 6 miles S of Waco, Texas (center to center)
Nearest Large City 87 miles S of Arlington, Texas
County McLennan
Metro Area Waco
Standard Zip Codes 76706
Phone Area Codes 254
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 31.467
Longitude -97.114

Robinson Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station WACO DAM
Distance 11 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
Station MCGREGOR
Distance 17 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 WHITNEY DAM
Distance 30.3 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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Location Population Median Family Income
Bellmead 10,052 $36,341
Beverly Hills 1,579 $36,780
Golinda 440 $51,875
Hewitt 13,905 $73,299
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Robinson High Schools

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ROBINSON H S
500 W LYNDALE AVE
254-662-3840
A Title I School.
Serves 669 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 12.2

OPPORTUNITY LEARNING CENTER
500 W LYNDALE AVE
254-753-3422
A Non-traditional School
Serves 3 students.

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