is a city in Williamson County
, United States
. The population was 710 at the 2000 census, and 847 in the 2005 census estimate. The name Thrall
was chosen for the community to honor the Rev.
Homer S. Thrall,qv a Methodist
minister and historian much admired by local settlers and residents.
Thrall is located at (30.588640, -97.298707), about 35 miles northeast of Austin
According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.4 square miles (1.1 km²), all of it land.
As of the census
of 2000, there were 710 people, 255 households, and 189 families residing in the city. The population density
was 1,746.8 people per square mile (668.6/km²). There were 264 housing units at an average density of 649.5/sq mi (248.6/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 70.00% White
, 8.59% African American
, 1.41% Native American
, 0.14% Pacific Islander
, 18.03% from other races
, and 1.83% from two or more races. Hispanic
of any race were 35.92% of the population.
There were 255 households out of which 37.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 56.1% were married couples living together, 11.4% had a female householder with no husband present, and 25.5% were non-families. 23.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 15.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.78 and the average family size was 3.28.
In the city the population was spread out with 30.1% under the age of 18, 6.6% from 18 to 24, 27.6% from 25 to 44, 19.4% from 45 to 64, and 16.2% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 34 years. For every 100 females there were 91.4 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 88.6 males.
The median income for a household in the city was $34,205, and the median income for a family was $36,845. Males had a median income of $28,897 versus $17,813 for females. The per capita income for the city was $13,807. About 12.4% of families and 19.2% of the population were below the poverty line, including 20.7% of those under age 18 and 21.5% of those age 65 or over.
The City of Thrall is served by the Thrall Independent School District