Kingsland is situated in Llano County, Texas and is a census designated place (CDP). Kingsland is inhabited by 6,030 people according to the 2010 census. The Texas Ranch to Market Road 1431 runs through the place.
Geography of Kingsland
Kingsland is located at 30°40′02″N 98°26′41″W (30.667102, -98.444627). The town is situated at the meeting point of the Llano and the Colorado rivers, which together form the Lake Lyndon B. Johnson.
The United States Census Bureau reports that the CDP covers a total area of 9.8 sq. miles, of which, 9.0 sq. miles is land and 0.8 sq. Miles (7.88%) is covered by water.
Demographics of Kingsland
According to the 2000 Census report, the area had 4, 584 people, 2103 households, and 1,324 families in the CDP. The population density was 509.4 people per square mile (196.7/km2). There were 2,803 housing units at an average density of 311.5/sq. miles (120.2/km2). The racial makeup of the CDP was:
- White: 95.66%.
- African American: 0.13%.
- Native American: 0.31%.
- Asian: 0.52%.
- Pacific Islander: 0.02%.
- Other races: 2.31%.
- Two or more races: 1.05%.
- Hispanics/Latinos (any race): 5.89%.
The total number of households was 2,103. Of them, 18.2% had children under the age of 18 years living with them, married couples constituted 55.3% of the households, 6.0% of the households had females with no husband present and 36.1% of the households had no families. Individuals formed 32.4% of the households and 20.8% had a person aged 65 years or older living in them. The size of the average household was 2.13 and the average family size was 2.64.
In the Census Designated Place (CDP), the population distribution was as follows:
- Under 18 years: 17.4%
- 18-24 years: 5.3%.
- 25-44 years: 19.6%
- 45-64 years: 24.9%.
- 65 years or older: 32.9%.
- Median age: 51 years.
- Males per 100 females: 91.
- Males per 100 females over 18 years: 87.4.
The income distribution was as follows:
- Median household income: $29,615.
- Median family income: $33,679.
- Median male income: $27,264.
- Median income females: $19,255.
- Per capita income: $18,220.
- Below poverty line: 6.8% of the families and 12.2% of the population, 21.5% under the age of 18 years and 9.6% of those age 65 years or more.
The 1901 Victorian-style Antlers Hotel is one of the most prominent landmarks in Kingsland. The Hotel was a railroad resort which went out of commission in the early 1900’s; however, the place was bought and restored in the 1990’s. The resort had a makeover and was reopened as the Antlers Hotel, with Junction House Resort in Queen Anne architecture with a historic railroad road. The house in the movie Texas Chainsaw Massacre is in this place and was reopened by the owners of the Antlers Hotel as an onsite restaurant. The house was relocated from Rock Round, Texas to the La Fontera development in Williamson County in the year 1993.
“The Slab” is the favorite location of the people; it is where the road passes over the beautiful Llano River. The place is frequented by both tourists and locals to bask in the sun or cross the Llano river.
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