Johnson City

For sale in Johnson City, Texas

http://https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Johnson_City,_Texas

 

 

History[edit]

Johnson City was the hometown of President Lyndon Johnson and was founded by James Polk Johnson, nephew of Samuel Ealy Johnson, Sr. and uncle to President Johnson.[6][7] James Polk Johnson donated a 320-acre (130 ha) site on the Pedernales River for the founding of the town in 1879.[8] The county seat of Blanco County was moved to Johnson City in 1890.[8]

Geography[edit]

Johnson City is located in central Blanco County at 30°16′35″N 98°24′29″W,[9] about 1 mile (2 km) south of the Pedernales River. U.S. Routes 281 and 290 join near the center of town; US 281 leads north 23 miles (37 km) to Marble Falls, and US 290 leads west 30 miles (48 km) to Fredericksburg. The two highways run south out of town together; US 290 soon turns east and leads 47 miles (76 km) to Austin, while US 281 continues south 64 miles (103 km) to San Antonio.

According to the United States Census Bureau, Johnson City has a total area of 1.7 square miles (4.5 km2), all land.[4]

Climate[edit]

Johnson City experiences a humid subtropical climate, with hot summers and a generally comfortable winter. Temperatures range from 82 °F or 27.8 °C in the summer to 47 °F or 8.3 °C during winter.

[hide]Climate data for Johnson City, Texas
MonthJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecYear
Record high °F (°C)91
(33)
98
(37)
100
(38)
103
(39)
103
(39)
106
(41)
110
(43)
110
(43)
110
(43)
104
(40)
95
(35)
91
(33)
110
(43)
Average high °F (°C)59
(15)
64
(18)
71
(22)
78
(26)
84
(29)
90
(32)
94
(34)
94
(34)
88
(31)
80
(27)
69
(21)
61
(16)
77.7
(25.4)
Daily mean °F (°C)47
(8)
51
(11)
58
(14)
65
(18)
72
(22)
79
(26)
82
(28)
82
(28)
76
(24)
67
(19)
56
(13)
49
(9)
65.3
(18.3)
Average low °F (°C)34
(1)
38
(3)
45
(7)
52
(11)
61
(16)
68
(20)
70
(21)
69
(21)
64
(18)
54
(12)
44
(7)
36
(2)
52.9
(11.6)
Record low °F (°C)−6
(−21)
−5
(−21)
14
(−10)
18
(−8)
34
(1)
46
(8)
54
(12)
48
(9)
38
(3)
21
(−6)
13
(−11)
0
(−18)
−6
(−21)
Average precipitation inches (mm)1.79
(45.5)
2.08
(52.8)
2.63
(66.8)
2.69
(68.3)
4.51
(114.6)
4.18
(106.2)
2.02
(51.3)
2.38
(60.5)
3.26
(82.8)
4.18
(106.2)
2.66
(67.6)
2.37
(60.2)
34.75
(882.8)
Source: The Weather Channel[10]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
CensusPop.
1950648 
1960611 −5.7%
1970767 25.5%
1980872 13.7%
1990932 6.9%
20001,191 27.8%
20101,656 39.0%
Est. 20162,003[11]21.0%
U.S. Decennial Census[12]

As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 1,191 people, 442 households, and 317 families residing in the city. The population density was 891.7 people per square mile (343.2/km2). There were 490 housing units at an average density of 366.9 per square mile (141.2/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 89.67% White, 0.84% Native American, 0.17% Asian, 8.23% from other races, and 1.09% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 20.57% of the population.

There were 442 households out of which 36.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 56.6% were married couples living together, 11.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 28.1% were non-families. 24.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 12.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.57 and the average family size was 3.07.

In the city, the population was spread out with 28.0% under the age of 18, 6.5% from 18 to 24, 27.3% from 25 to 44, 21.2% from 45 to 64, and 17.1% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 37 years. For every 100 females there were 88.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 84.5 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $34,148, and the median income for a family was $39,375. Males had a median income of $30,529 versus $21,607 for females. The per capita income for the city was $14,977. About 9.2% of families and 12.5% of the population were below the poverty line, including 17.8% of those under age 18 and 11.8% of those age 65 or over.

Parks and recreation[edit]

The Lyndon B. Johnson National Historical Park, operated by the National Park Service, is 12 miles (19 km) west of Johnson City.[13]

Education[edit]

Johnson City is served by the Johnson City Independent School District. The district has an elementary school, middle school and high school. Students attend Lyndon B. Johnson High School.[14]

Media[edit]

Newspaper[edit]

The Johnson City Record Courier is a weekly newspaper published in Johnson City.[15] It was established in 1883.[16]

Radio[edit]

KFAN-FM/107.9 is licensed to serve Johnson City.


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