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Encyclopedia > Cockrell Hill, Texas

Cockrell Hill is a city located in Dallas County, Texas. As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 4,443. It is an "island city" (as opposed to a true suburb) in that it is completely surrounded by the city of Dallas, Texas. Dallas County is a county located in the state of Texas within the Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington metropolitan area (colloquially referred to as the Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex). ... Housing subdivision near Union, Kentucky, a suburb of Cincinnati, Ohio. ... Nickname: Big D Official website: www. ...


In recent years the city has been the subject of reported mismanagement. There have been no formal proposals to merge Cockrell Hill with Dallas.

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Geography

Location of Cockrell Hill, Texas

Cockrell Hill is located at 32°44'19" North, 96°53'21" West (32.738731, -96.889181)GR1. Image File history File links Adapted from Wikipedias TX county maps by Seth Ilys. ... The following is a list of sources used in the creation of Wikipedia articles on various geographic topics and locations, such as cities, counties, states, and countries. ...


According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 1.5 km² (0.6 mi²). 1.5 km² (0.6 mi²) of it is land and none of the area is covered with water. The United States Census Bureau (officially Bureau of the Census) is a part of the United States Department of Commerce. ... Square kilometre (US spelling: Square kilometer), symbol km², is an SI unit of surface area. ... A square mile is an Imperial unit of area equal to that of a square with sides each 1 statute mile (5,280 feet, 1,760 yards, 1,609. ...


History

Cockrell Hill was established by the pioneer Brentwood Allen Cockrell and his son, Woodrow. They established the town as a way of making a living, and ran it like a business, a tradition which continues today, and is evident in the style of governance in the immediate region.


A statue of "Ol' Brent" stands in the city hall rotunda.


Demographics

As of the censusGR2 of 2000, there were 4,443 people, 1,150 households, and 959 families residing in the city. The population density was 2,957.7/km² (7,664.7/mi²). There were 1,205 housing units at an average density of 802.2/km² (2,078.8/mi²). The racial makeup of the city was 44.63% White, 1.67% African American, 1.04% Native American, 0.23% Asian, 0.02% Pacific Islander, 49.65% from other races, and 2.77% from two or more races. 84.15% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race. A census is the process of obtaining information about every member of a population (not necessarily a human population). ... The following is a list of sources used in the creation of Wikipedia articles on various geographic topics and locations, such as cities, counties, states, and countries. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ...


There were 1,150 households out of which 54.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 59.4% were married couples living together, 15.8% had a female householder with no husband present, and 16.6% were non-families. 12.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 5.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 3.86 and the average family size was 4.18. The examples and perspective in this article or section may not represent a worldwide view. ...


In the city the population was spread out with 36.6% under the age of 18, 13.8% from 18 to 24, 30.7% from 25 to 44, 13.1% from 45 to 64, and 5.9% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 25 years. For every 100 females there were 104.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 104.9 males.


The median income for a household in the city was $32,644, and the median income for a family was $34,722. Males had a median income of $25,632 versus $18,854 for females. The per capita income for the city was $10,083. 17.8% of the population and 17.1% of families were below the poverty line. 22.2% of those under the age of 18 and 4.5% of those 65 and older were living below the poverty line. The per capita income for a group of people may be defined as their total personal income, divided by the total population. ... Map of countries showing percentage of population who have an income below the national poverty line The poverty line is the level of income below which one cannot afford to purchase all the resources one requires to live. ...


Education

Dallas Independent School District serves students in Cockrell Hill. Booker T. Washington High School for the Performing and Visual Arts DISD Logo The Dallas Independent School District (DISD) is a school district based in Dallas, Texas. ...


As of 2005, all areas west of South Cockrell Hill Road are served by Bethune Elementary School, Browne Middle School, and Molina High School. All areas east of South Cockrell Hill Road and north of West Jefferson Boulevard are served by Jones Elementary School, Quintanilla Middle School, and Molina High School. Areas east of South Cockrell Hill Road and south of West Jefferson Boulevard are served by Donald Elementary School, Stockard Middle School, and Kimball High School. Moisés E. Molina High School is a secondary school located at 2355 Duncanville Road in Dallas, Texas, United States with a ZIP code of 75211. ...


According to Dallas ISD's website, the zoning boundaries for Cockrell Hill will be redrawn for 2006-2007. A new school called Celestino Soto Elementary School will cover most of Cockrell Hill, including all areas west of South Cockrell Hill Road and many areas east of South Cockrell Hill Road. The Soto portion continues on to Browne Middle School and Molina High School.


Parts of southern Cockrell Hill will continue to be served by Donald Elementary School, Stockard Middle School, and Kimball High School. Parts of northern Cockrell Hill will continue to be served by Jones Elementary School and Quintanilla Middle School. This time the portion will be zoned to Sunset High School. Sunset High School is a public secondary school (grades 9-12) in the Oak Cliff area of Dallas, Texas. ...


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Cockrell Hill, Texas - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (701 words)
Cockrell Hill is a city located in Dallas County, Texas.
Cockrell Hill was established by the pioneer Brentwood Allen Cockrell and his son, Woodrow.
As of 2005, all areas west of South Cockrell Hill Road are served by Bethune Elementary School, Browne Middle School, and Molina High School.
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