Penelope, Texas

Penelope: Town of the United States

About

Penelope is a town located in the county of Hill in the U.S. state of Texas. Its population at the 2010 census was 198 and a population density of 75 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 207 inhabitants.

Quick Facts about Penelope

Population : 207 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Texas (United States)
County : Hill County
Postal code : 76676
Phone Area Codes : 254
Area : 2.64 km2
Altitude : 568 feet / 173 meters
Time Zone : America/Chicago
Local time : 06:43:59 (16th June 2024)
Density : 78 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 4.35% (2010-2020)

Geography

Penelope is located at 31°51'37"N 96°55'36"W (31.8601600, -96.9266600).

Penelope map

Demographics

The population of Penelope increased by 4.35% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 198 - census
2011 198 0% estimation process
2012 198 0% estimation process
2013 196 -1.02% estimation process
2014 197 0.51% estimation process
2015 197 0% estimation process
2016 198 0.51% estimation process
2017 201 1.49% estimation process
2018 205 1.95% estimation process
2019 207 0.97% estimation process
2020 207 0% estimation process

Demographic Facts

Estimated population as of July 1, 2019 : 141,793
Based on demographic estimates as of April 1, 2010 : 133,597
Based on demographic estimates as of 1 April 2010 : 6.1%
April 1, 2020 Population : 143,257
April 1, 2010 Population : 133,568
People under 5 years old, percentage : 5.8%
People under 18 years old, percentage : 22.7%
People over 65 (%) : 19.9%
Female persons, % : 50.8%
White only, percent : 92.6%
Black or African American alone, percent : 3.7%
American Indian and Alaska Native only, % : 0.4%
Asians alone % : 1.5%
Only Native Hawaiians and Other Pacific Islanders, % : 0.1%
% of people who have participated in two or more races : 1.7%
% of Hispanic or Latino : 14.1%
White people, not Hispanic or Latino people, make up the majority of the population. : 81.0%
2015-2019 Veterans : 9,123
Percentage of foreign-born people, 2015-2019 : 4.4%
Residential units, July 1, 2019 : 58,254

Penelope zip code is 76676. County name: Hill, County fips: 48217

Economic Facts

Residential units, July 1, 2019 : 58,254
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 70.0%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $171,300
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $1,374
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $557
2015-2019 median gross rent : $874
Permits for construction, 2020 : 434
2015-2019 Households : 53,579
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.55
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 86.4%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 13.2%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 86.4%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 80.2%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 87.2%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 20.7%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 9.2%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 8.2%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 64.3%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 58.3%
Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) : 146,138
Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) : 772,403
Manufacturers' total shipments in 2012 ($1,000) : 2,743,814
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 1,695,685
2012 total retail sales per capita : $12,537
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 23.0
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $60,281
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $29,130
Percentage of people living in poverty : 10.4%
Total number of employer establishments, 2019 : 2,752
2019 total employment : 48,371
2019 total annual payroll ($1,000) : 1,947,806
Total employment, change in percentage terms, 2018-2019 : 2.2%
2018 total non-employer establishments : 8,503
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 9,112
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 5,327
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 2,578
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 758
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 7,999
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 881
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 7,856
2010 population per square mile : 369.1
2010 land area in square miles : 361.83

Schools in Penelope

College & universities near Penelope, TX

Code Name City ZIP
225371 Hill College Hillsboro (TX) 76645
487320 Texas State Technical College Waco (TX) 76705

Stations (10)

Amtrak & bus stations near Penelope, TX

Code Name Address Type
WCX Waco, TX 301 South 8th Street BUS
MCG McGregor 1 Amtrak Blvd. RAIL
CBR Cleburne 206 North Border St. RAIL
TPL Temple 315 West Ave B RAIL
DAL Union Station 400 South Houston St. RAIL

Post offices near Penelope

Post Office Name City ZIP
Penel Post Office Penelope (TX) 76676

Other cities in Hill County

Cities, towns, neighborhoods & other populated places in Hill County , TX.

City Name Population Title
Hillsboro 8,516 City in the U.
Whitney 2,145 Human settlement in Hill County, Texas, United States of America
Itasca 1,783 City in Texas, U.
Hubbard 1,370 City in Hill County, Texas, United States
Blum 476 Town of the United States
Retreat 384 Human settlement in Navarro County, Texas, United States of America
Abbott 371 City in Texas
Mount Calm 340 City in Hill County, Texas, United States
Malone 285 Town in Texas, United States
Covington 283 City in Hill County, Texas, United States
Bynum 208 Town of the United States
Mertens 131 Town of the United States
Aquilla 114 City in Hill County, Texas, United States