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Encyclopedia > Saginaw, Texas

Saginaw is a city in Tarrant County, Texas, United States. The population was 12,374 at the 2000 census. It was named in 1882 after Saginaw, Michigan by Jarvis J. Green. Tarrant County is a county located in the U.S. state of Texas. ... Official language(s) No Official Language See languages of Texas Capital Austin Largest city Houston Area  Ranked 2nd  - Total 261,797 sq mi (678,051 km²)  - Width 773 miles (1,244 km)  - Length 790 miles (1,270 km)  - % water 2. ... Saginaw redirects here. ... Official language(s) None (English, de-facto) Capital Lansing Largest city Detroit Area  Ranked 11th  - Total 97,990 sq mi (253,793 km²)  - Width 239 miles (385 km)  - Length 491 miles (790 km)  - % water 41. ...

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Geography

Saginaw is located at 32°51′42″N, 97°21′60″W (32.861789, -97.366621)GR1. Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ...


According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 19.4 km² (7.5 mi²), all land. The United States Census Bureau (officially Bureau of the Census as defined in Title ) is a part of the United States Department of Commerce. ... A square metre (US spelling: square meter) is by definition the area enclosed by a square with sides each 1 metre long. ... A square mile is an English unit of area equal to that of a square with sides each 1 statute mile (≈1,609 m) in length. ...


Demographics

As of the censusGR2 of 2000, there were 12,374 people, 4,229 households, and 3,450 families residing in the city. The population density was 637.0/km² (1,649.1/mi²). There were 4,339 housing units at an average density of 223.4/km² (578.3/mi²). The racial makeup of the city was 87.64% White, 1.93% African American, 0.91% Native American, 1.24% Asian, 6.09% from other races, and 2.19% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 14.73% of the population. 1870 US Census for New York City A census is the process of obtaining information about every member of a population (not necessarily a human population). ... 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. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ... 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 4,229 households out of which 47.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 65.9% were married couples living together, 11.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 18.4% were non-families. 15.1% of all households were made up of individuals and 4.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.93 and the average family size was 3.26. “Matrimony” redirects here. ...


In the city the population was spread out with 32.0% under the age of 18, 7.4% from 18 to 24, 35.0% from 25 to 44, 20.0% from 45 to 64, and 5.7% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 32 years. For every 100 females there were 97.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 94.3 males.


The median income for a household in the city was $55,549, and the median income for a family was $59,967. Males had a median income of $42,036 versus $27,164 for females. The per capita income for the city was $20,336. About 5.2% of families and 6.1% of the population were below the poverty line, including 9.1% of those under age 18 and 5.5% of those age 65 or over. 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

The City of Saginaw is served by the Eagle Mountain-Saginaw Independent School District. The two highschools in the district are Boswell High School and Saginaw High School. The Eagle Mountain-Saginaw Independent School District is located in the northwest corner of Tarrant County, Texas (USA) and includes 73 square miles of land in Saginaw, Blue Mound and several housing additions in the City of Fort Worth, near Eagle Mountain Lake. ...


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Saginaw Area Chamber of Commerce (405 words)
In the later half of the 1800's, Saginaw was forever changed when the railroad decided to make Saginaw the last stop on their south-bound routes to Fort Worth.
Saginaw prospered as the transportation dependent industry, such as grain storage and milling facilities, moved in to be near the railroad.
Saginaw is now one of the fastest growing communities in North Texas.
Handbook of Texas Online: (338 words)
Saginaw is a commercial and residential city on State Highway 496 ten miles northwest of Fort Worth in north central Tarrant County.
In 1882 the growing community was renamed Saginaw, for the Michigan hometown of J. Green, a local landowner.
Saginaw had incorporated by the late 1950s, when it had a population of 561 and twenty-five businesses.
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