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Claude is a city located in Armstrong County, Texas. As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 1,313. It is the county seat of Armstrong County. The town is named for Claude Ayers , the engineer of the first train to travel through the area.
Claude is located at 35°6'27" North, 101°21'51" West (35.107524, -101.364094)1.
As of the census2 of 2000, there are 1,313 people, 479 households, and 362 families residing in the city. The population density is 296.5/km² (766.5/mi²). There are 538 housing units at an average density of 121.5/km² (314.1/mi²). The racial makeup of the city is 95.96% White, 0.23% African American, 0.46% Native American, 0.00% Asian, 0.00% Pacific Islander, 2.89% from other races, and 0.46% from two or more races. 5.56% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.
There are 479 households out of which 34.4% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 66.6% are married couples living together, 6.1% have a female householder with no husband present, and 24.4% are non-families. 22.5% of all households are made up of individuals and 13.8% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.58 and the average family size is 3.01.
In the city the population is spread out with 26.0% under the age of 18, 6.5% from 18 to 24, 24.2% from 25 to 44, 23.0% from 45 to 64, and 20.3% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 41 years. For every 100 females there are 92.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 84.3 males.
The median income for a household in the city is $38,641, and the median income for a family is $43,750. Males have a median income of $33,542 versus $21,371 for females. The per capita income for the city is $16,299. 12.5% of the population and 8.8% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 19.5% of those under the age of 18 and 17.5% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line.
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