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People

Total Population 204
Male Share of the Population 54.9%
Female Share of the Population 45.1%
Senior Citizens 11.8%
Employed Population 16+ 94
Age of the Population 37

Families

% of people married 64.9%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 6%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $52,188
% Above Poverty Level 91.7%
% Below Poverty Level 8.3%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 32 minutes
% Working from Home %
% Walking and Biking to Work 0%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 24.7%
Median Gross Rent $542
Median House Value $41,300

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 48%
US/American 0%
English 0%
Irish 7.8%

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

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

Notes:

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

Station NAVARRO MILLS DAM
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
Station HILLSBORO
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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Abbott 390 $76,875
Bynum 191 $63,125
Hubbard 1,640 $46,125

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

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Penelope High Schools

PENELOPE SCHOOL
309 AVE D
254-533-2215
A Title I School.
Serves 186 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 8.5

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