Coleman is a town in and the county seat of Coleman County, Texas, in the United States. The population was 4,709 at the 2010 census.Coleman is located north of the center of Coleman County at 31°49′40″N 99°25′32″W (31.827694, −99.425689). U.S. Routes 84 and 283 pass through the northeast side of the city. US 84 leads northwest 52 miles (84 km) to Abilene and southeast 30 miles (48 km) to Brownwood, while US 283 leads north 41 miles (66 km) to Baird and south 52 miles (84 km) to Brady.
At the census of 2000, 5,127 people, 2,179 households, and 1,403 families resided in the city. The population density was 831.9 people per square mile (321.4/km2). The 2,658 housing units averaged 431.3/sq mi (166.6/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 85.04% White, 2.95% African American, 0.66% Native American, 0.23% Asian, 8.89% from other races, and 2.22% from two or more races. Hispanics or Latinos of any race were 16.93% of the population.
Of the 2,179 households, 28.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 48.3% were married couples living together, 11.6% had a female householder with no husband present, and 35.6% were not families. About 32.5% of all households were made up of individuals, and 19.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.33 and the average family size was 2.93.
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