Barry is a city in Navarro County, in the U.S. state of Texas. The population was 209 at the 2000 census. The city is named for former Texas Ranger and Navarro County Sheriff, Buck Barry.
Location of Barry, Texas
The town was established in 1886.
As of the census of 2000, there were 209 people, 80 households, and 56 families residing in the city. The population density was 467.2 people per square mile (179.3/km2). There were 86 housing units at an average density of 192.2 per square mile (73.8/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 88.52% White, 3.35% African American, 0.48% Native American, 7.18% from other races, and 0.48% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 9.09% of the population.
There were 80 households out of which 27.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 56.3% were married couples living together, 12.5% had a female householder with no husband present, and 30.0% were non-families. 25.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 15.0% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.61 and the average family size was 3.07.
In the city the population was spread out with 23.0% under the age of 18, 7.7% from 18 to 24, 28.7% from 25 to 44, 25.4% from 45 to 64, and 15.3% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 37 years. For every 100 females there were 99.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 96.3 males.
The median income for a household in the city was $40,000, and the median income for a family was $42,500. Males had a median income of $24,375 versus $20,625 for females. Theper capita income for the city was $20,247. About 6.1% of families and 8.0% of the population were below the poverty line, including 11.3% of those under the age of eighteen and 13.0% of those sixty five or over. The current mayor of Barry Is John Wade Braly.
The City of Barry is served by the Blooming Grove Independent School District.