Sulphur Springs Custom Homes: We build custom homes in Sulphur Springs Texas. In fact, we build fine quality custom homes in towns across east Texas, from Dallas to the Louisiana and Arkansas borders.
Sulphur Springs is located about 30 miles north of Interstate 30 and about 50 miles east of Dallas. It is also about 25 miles east of Greenville. Sulphur Springs is one of many small towns in Texas which are not well known outside of their local area but which are known locally as simply great places to rais families and live free of the stress and bustle associates with the bigger cities such as Dallas. There is no clear date for when Sulphur Springs was formed. It became recognized as a city when the first post office was opened in 1854, but earlier residents can be traced back to Eli Bib who settled there in 1849 and opened a store out of his cabin selling whiskey and slabs of ginger cake.
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As of the U.S. census of 2010, there were 15,449 people, 5,959 households, and 3,987 families residing in the city. The population density was 867 people per square mile (314.6/km²). There were 6,654 housing units at an average density of 372.8 per square mile (140.3/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 68.4% White, 12.6% African American, 0.4% Native American, 0.5% Asian, 0.03% Pacific Islander, .08% from other races, and 2.1% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 15.9% of the population.
There were 5,959 households out of which 30.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 46.1% were married couples living together, 15.5% had a female householder with no husband present, and 33.1% were non-families. 28.4% of all households were made up of individuals and 11.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.53 and the average family size was 3.1 people.
In the city the population was spread out with 28.8% under the age of 19, 6.7% from 20 to 24, 25.3% from 25 to 44, 23.8% from 45 to 64, and 15.5% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 36.2 years. For every 100 females there were 92 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 88 males.
The median income for a household in the city was $42,701, and the median income for a family was $36,802. Males had a median income of $32,022 versus $20,325 for females. The per capita income for the city was $20,967. About 12.6% of families and 16.4% of the population were below the poverty line, including 19.5% of those under age 18 and 14.3% of those age 65 or over.
If you are looking for a Sulphur Springs Custom Homes builder and you have not yet visited Sulphur Springs and are considering locations for raising a family you should visit the area and stay for a while. There are many fine residential communities and because it is close enough to the Dallas area to make commuting possible it offers a great combination of rural remoteness associated with the convenience of big city amenities only about an hour drive away.