Location of Cumby, Texas
Cumby is a city in Hopkins County, Texas, United States. The population was 777 at the 2010 census.
As of the census of 2000, there were 816 people, 262 households, and 178 families residing in the city. The population density was 708.1 people per square mile (273.4/km²). There were 292 housing units at an average density of 335.6 per square mile (129.6/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 97.56% White, 0.65% Native American, 0.97% from other races, and 0.81% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.60% of the population.
There were 262 households out of which 26.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 52.7% were married couples living together, 10.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 31.7% were non-families. 27.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 16.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.35 and the average family size was 2.87.
In the city the population was spread out with 22.9% under the age of 18, 7.6% from 18 to 24, 29.2% from 25 to 44, 21.6% from 45 to 64, and 18.7% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 39 years. For every 100 females there were 98.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 91.5 males.
The median income for a household in the city was $30,547, and the median income for a family was $34,091. Males had a median income of $25,833 versus $19,643 for females. The per capita income for the city was $15,228. About 7.0% of families and 11.9% of the population were below the poverty line, including 9.6% of those under age 18 and 15.9% of those age 65 or over.
The City of Cumby is served by the Cumby Independent School District.