San Felipe, Texas

Location of San Felipe, Texas

Coordinates: 29°4740N 96°617W / 29.79444, -96.10472


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San Felipe, also known as San Felipe de Austin, is a town in Austin County, Texas, United States. The population was 868 at the 2000 census.


San Felipe is located at 29°47′40″N, 96°6′17″W (29.794442, -96.104612)1.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 22.4 km˛ (8.6 mi˛). 21.7 km˛ (8.4 mi˛) of it is land and 0.7 km˛ (0.3 mi˛) of it (3.12%) is water.


As of the census2 of 2000, there were 868 people, 312 households, and 234 families residing in the town. The population density was 40.0/km˛ (103.7/mi˛). There were 347 housing units at an average density of 16.0/km˛ (41.5/mi˛). The racial makeup of the town was 60.83% White, 34.56% African American, 0.35% Native American, 3.00% from other races, and 1.27% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 9.45% of the population.

There were 312 households out of which 29.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 57.7% were married couples living together, 13.5% had a female householder with no husband present, and 24.7% were non-families. 23.1% of all households were made up of individuals and 8.3% 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 3.26.

In the town the population was spread out with 27.8% under the age of 18, 8.1% from 18 to 24, 22.9% from 25 to 44, 27.0% from 45 to 64, and 14.3% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 39 years. For every 100 females there were 102.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 92.3 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $38,203, and the median income for a family was $43,558. Males had a median income of $31,667 versus $22,500 for females. The per capita income for the town was $17,169. About 9.1% of families and 9.1% of the population were below the poverty line, including 3.1% of those under age 18 and 16.0% of those age 65 or over.


San Felipe is served by the Sealy Independent School District.