Cranfills Gap is a city located in Bosque and Hamilton counties in Central Texas. The population was 281 at the 2010 census.
St. Olaf Kirke located just outside Cranfills Gap in the unincorporated rural community known as Norse, Texas
Location of Cranfills Gap, Texas
Cranfills Gap is served by the Cranfills Gap Independent School District.
As of the census of 2000, there were 335 people, 132 households, and 90 families residing in the city. The population density was 459.9 people per square mile (177.2/km²). There were 156 housing units at an average density of 214.2 per square mile (82.5/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 91.34% White, 0.30% African American, 0.90% Native American, 4.78% from other races, and 2.69% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 8.66% of the population.
There were 132 households out of which 37.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 53.8% were married couples living together, 9.8% had a female householder with no husband present, and 31.1% were non-families. 28.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 16.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.54 and the average family size was 3.13.
In the city the population was spread out with 29.3% under the age of 18, 6.6% from 18 to 24, 23.0% from 25 to 44, 24.8% from 45 to 64, and 16.4% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 40 years. For every 100 females there were 106.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 100.8 males.
The median income for a household in the city was $26,484, and the median income for a family was $31,389. Males had a median income of $26,250 versus $15,250 for females. The per capita income for the city was $15,405. About 14.3% of families and 14.0% of the population were below the poverty line, including 19.0% of those under age 18 and 7.3% of those age 65 or over.