Alice Acres, Texas

Coordinates: 27°43′25″N 98°6′53″W / 27.72361°N 98.11472°W / 27.72361; -98.11472
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Alice Acres, Texas
Coordinates: 27°43′25″N 98°6′53″W / 27.72361°N 98.11472°W / 27.72361; -98.11472[1]
CountryUnited States
CountyJim Wells
 • Total5.9 sq mi (15.3 km2)
 • Land5.9 sq mi (15.3 km2)
 • Water0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
233 ft (71 m)
 • Total490
 • Density83/sq mi (32.1/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
FIPS code48-01858[2]
GNIS feature ID1852683[3]

Alice Acres is a census-designated place (CDP) in Jim Wells County, Texas, United States. The population was 490 at the 2010 census.[4]


Alice Acres is in central Jim Wells County, 4 miles (6 km) southwest of Alice, the county seat. It is bordered to the north by Rancho Alegre and to the west by Coyote Acres. U.S. Route 281, bypassing the center of Alice, passes through the northeast part of Alice Acres.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 5.9 square miles (15.3 km2), all of it land.[4]


As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 491 people, 133 households, and 119 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 83.2 inhabitants per square mile (32.1/km2). There were 141 housing units at an average density of 23.9/sq mi (9.2/km2). The racial makeup of the CDP was 76.58% White, 0.41% Native American, 21.59% from other races, and 1.43% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 94.91% of the population.

There were 133 households, out of which 62.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 71.4% were married couples living together, 11.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 10.5% were non-families. 9.0% of all households were made up of individuals, and 1.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 3.69 and the average family size was 3.93.

In the CDP, the population was spread out, with 39.5% under the age of 18, 10.6% from 18 to 24, 32.6% from 25 to 44, 13.4% from 45 to 64, and 3.9% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 25 years. For every 100 females, there were 111.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 104.8 males.

The median income for a household in the CDP was $17,336, and the median income for a family was $17,204. Males had a median income of $17,361 versus $0 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $8,579. About 26.8% of families and 27.3% of the population were below the poverty line, including 36.1% of those under age 18 and none of those age 65 or over.


The community is served by the Alice Independent School District.[5] The district operates Alice High School.


  1. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. February 12, 2011. Retrieved April 23, 2011.
  2. ^ a b "U.S. Census website". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved January 31, 2008.
  3. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. October 25, 2007. Retrieved January 31, 2008.
  4. ^ a b "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Census Summary File 1 (G001): Alice Acres CDP, Texas". American Factfinder. U.S. Census Bureau. Archived from the original on February 13, 2020. Retrieved December 14, 2018.
  5. ^ "2020 CENSUS - SCHOOL DISTRICT REFERENCE MAP: Jim Wells County, TX" (PDF). U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved June 28, 2022.