Pinehurst is a census-designated place (CDP) in Montgomery County, Texas, United States. The population was 4,624 at the 2010 census. A post office was first established in the area in 1860 under the name, “Prairie Home.” In 1871, its name was changed to Hunter’s Retreat. In 1904, after the railroad was built, the town’s name was changed to Pinehurst.
As of the 2010 United States Census, there were 4,624 people, 1,542 households, and 1,208 families residing in the CDP. The racial makeup of the CDP was 81.5% White, 1.4% African American, 1.5% Native American, 0.2% Asian, 12.9% from other races, and 2.4% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 29.8% of the population.
There were 1,542 households, out of which 33.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 61.3% were married couples living together, 11.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 21.7% were non-families. 17.2% of all households were made up of individuals. The average household size was 3.00 and the average family size was 3.37.
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