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Overview

Introduction to Cleburne, Texas

Cleburne, Texas, in Johnson county, is 26 miles S of Fort Worth, Texas. The city is in the Fort Worth- Arlington area.

Cleburne History

Cleburne was named after Confederate General Patrick Cleburne. Prior to adopting its current name, the city was known as Camp Henderson. It was a temporary Civil War outpost. The city was officially incorporated in 1871. It was also the county seat of Johnson County until 1898. In the same year, the Santa Fe Railroad opened a major facility in the city. The economical development of the city largely depended upon agriculture until the late 1890s.

Cleburne and nearby Attractions

  • Cleburne City Museum
  • Layland Museum
  • Cleburne State Park
  • Fort Worth Museum of Science and History
  • Fort Worth Zoo
  • Six Flags Over Texas

Things To Do In Cleburne

Buddy Stewart Park, Winchester Park, Carver Park, Hulen Park, Kirtley Park and Bradshaw Park are all popular recreational spots in the area. You can also visit the Layland Museum, Cleburne Public Library and the Cleburne City Museum to explore the history of the city. The city is also home to the Cleburne State Park, which offers facilities for fishing, boating, camping and swimming. Leisure hours can also be spent at the Splash Station water park.

Cleburne Transportation

Air transportation is available from Fort Worth Airport.

Cleburne Higher Education

Higher educational facilities are offered by Texas Wesleyan University, Texas Christian University and Mountain View College.

People

Total Population29,780
Male Share of the Population48.9%
Female Share of the Population51.1%
Senior Citizens13.5%
Employed Population 16+12,006
Age of the Population34

Families

% of people married49.3%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher17%
Median Earnings25+$32,833
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$25,048
Median Earnings With High School Degree$28,167

Wealth

Median Family Income$56,033
% Above Poverty Level81.3%
% Below Poverty Level18.7%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time24 minutes
% Working from Home3.6%
% Walking and Biking to Work2%
% Using Public Transportation0.4%

Housing

People Living Alone24.1%
Median Gross Rent$821
Median House Value$94,800

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)47.2%
US/American0%
English9.6%
Irish10.9%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Cleburne Almanac

CategoryValue
Nearest Large City26 miles S of Fort Worth, Texas
CountyJohnson
Standard Zip Codes76031, 76033
Phone Area Codes817
Time ZoneCentral (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight SavingsThe city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude32.347
Longitude-97.386

Cleburne Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

StationCLEBURNE
Distance1.3 miles
Jan Temp34 to 58 F
Apr Temp53 to 79 F
Jul Temp72 to 97 F
Oct Temp55 to 80 F
Annual Precip36.2 inches
StationBENBROOK DAM
Distance21.3 miles
Jan Temp31 to 55 F
Apr Temp52 to 76 F
Jul Temp72 to 97 F
Oct Temp55 to 79 F
Annual Precip34 inches
StationWAXAHACHIE
Distance31.7 miles
Jan Temp35 to 57 F
Apr Temp54 to 78 F
Jul Temp73 to 96 F
Oct Temp56 to 80 F
Annual Precip38.8 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Alvarado3,868$57,500
Godley1,237$45,417
Grandview1,444$41,445
Joshua5,966$76,875

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Cleburne Public Libraries

Library
Cleburne Public Library
302 W HENDERSON ST
Cleburne, Texas
(817) 645-0936
Library Web Site

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Cleburne Hospitals

WALLS REGIONAL HOSPITAL
(Voluntary non-profit - Church)
201 WALLS DRIVE
(817) 556-2551
Emergency Service: Yes

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Cleburne High Schools

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CLEBURNE H S
1501 HARLIN DR
817-202-1200
Serves 1,572 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 14.9

TEAM SCH
103 S WALNUT ST
817-202-2160
A Non-traditional School
Serves 82 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 15.8

J J A E P
116 S MILL ST
817-556-6880
A Non-traditional School
Serves 11 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 3.9

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