Driscoll is a city in Nueces County, Texas, United States. The population was 825 at the 2000 census.
Location of Driscoll, Texas
As of the census of 2000, there were 825 people, 256 households, and 197 families residing in the city. Thepopulation density was 731.4 people per square mile (281.9/km²). There were 297 housing units at an average density of 263.3/sq mi (101.5/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 55.27% White, 0.48% African American, 0.61% Asian, 0.12% Pacific Islander, 38.18% from other races, and 5.33% from two or more races. Hispanic orLatino of any race were 84.00% of the population.
There were 256 households out of which 37.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 59.8% weremarried couples living together, 14.8% had a female householder with no husband present, and 22.7% were non-families. 20.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 12.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 3.22 and the average family size was 3.72.
In the city the population was spread out with 31.0% under the age of 18, 10.8% from 18 to 24, 24.8% from 25 to 44, 21.2% from 45 to 64, and 12.1% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 31 years. For every 100 females there were 90.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 89.0 males.
The median income for a household in the city was $34,583, and the median income for a family was $35,714. Males had a median income of $28,000 versus $19,750 for females. The per capita income for the city was $11,707. About 14.1% of families and 13.9% of the population were below the poverty line, including 9.1% of those under age 18 and 29.9% of those age 65 or over.