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Quemado, Texas
The Quemado Library
The Quemado Library
Location of Quemado, Texas
Location of Quemado, Texas
Maverick County Quemada.svg
Country United States
State Texas
County Maverick
 • Total 0.1 sq mi (0.3 km2)
 • Land 0.1 sq mi (0.3 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation 784 ft (239 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 230
 • Density 2,300/sq mi (766.6/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 78877
Area code(s) 830
FIPS code 48-60092
GNIS feature ID 1365897

Quemado is a census-designated place (CDP) in Maverick County, Texas, United States. The population was 230 at the 2010 census.


U.S. Post Office Quemado, TX DSCN0859
U.S. Post Office on U.S. Route 277 in Quemado, Texas
First Baptist Church, Quemado, TX DSCN1439
First Baptist Church of Quemado
Dan A. Hughes Ranch, Quemado, TX DSCN0861
Entrance to Dan A. Hughes Ranch off U.S. Route 277 north of Quemado

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 0.1 square miles (0.26 km2), all of it land.


As of the census of 2000, there were 243 people, 81 households, and 64 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 2,053.3 people per square mile (781.9/km²). There were 96 housing units at an average density of 811.2/sq mi (308.9/km²). The racial makeup of the CDP was 53.09% White, 2.47% African American, 42.39% from other races, and 2.06% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 87.65% of the population.

There were 81 households out of which 40.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 66.7% were married couples living together, 11.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 19.8% were non-families. 16.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 9.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 3.00 and the average family size was 3.42.

In the CDP, the population was spread out with 28.0% under the age of 18, 7.8% from 18 to 24, 23.9% from 25 to 44, 21.4% from 45 to 64, and 18.9% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females there were 96.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 94.4 males.

The median income for a household in the CDP was $11,576, and the median income for a family was $11,957. Males had a median income of $11,818 versus $25,000 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $7,099. About 48.6% of families and 51.7% of the population were below the poverty line, including 50.9% of those under the age of eighteen and 33.3% of those sixty five or over.

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