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Garlic Capital of the WorldGilroy, Garlic, and the Making of a Festive Foodscape$

Pauline Adema

Print publication date: 2009

Print ISBN-13: 9781604731200

Published to University Press of Mississippi: March 2014

DOI: 10.14325/mississippi/9781604731200.001.0001

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(p.151) Appendix A

(p.151) Appendix A

Coppell, Texas, and Area Data

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Garlic Capital of the World
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University Press of Mississippi

Table A.1. North Texas Suburban and Urban Cities’ Population Growth, 1990–2000

City

% change

Carrollton

+32.7

Coppell

+109.8

Grapevine

+42.4

Irving

+23.5

Lewisville

+67.6

 Dallas (city)

+ 18.1

 Ft. Worth (city)

+19.3

 Texas (state)

+22.8

Sources: U.S. Census Bureau, State and County QuickFacts, “’Carrollton (city), Texas,’ ‘Coppell (city), Texas,’ ‘Grapevine (city), Texas,’ ‘Irving (city), Texas,’ ‘Lewisville (city), Texas,’ ‘Dallas (city), Texas,’ ‘Ft. Worth (city), Texas’” (U.S. Census Bureau web site), available from http://quickfacts.census.gov, accessed August 16, 2005.

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Table A.2. Coppell, Texas, 2000 Racial Demographics

Race

Number of people

% of population

One Race

35,251

98.0

   White

29,929

83.2

   Black or African American

1,174

3.3

   American Indian, Alaska Native

122

0.3

   Asian and other Pacific Islander

3,343

9.3

   Some other race

675

1.9

Two or more races

707

2.0

   Total 2000 population

35,958

100

Sources: U.S. Census Bureau, “Fact Sheet Coppell city, Texas” (U.S. Census Bureau 2000b), available from http://factfinder.census.gov, accessed August 16, 2005.

Table A.3. North Texas Suburban and Urban Cities’ Median Income (1999) and Owner-Occupied Home Values (2000)

City

Median household income, 1999

Median value owner-occupied single-family homes, 2000

Carrollton

$62,406

$125,900

Coppell

$96,935

$210,700

Grapevine

$71,680

$157,100

Irving

$44,956

$94,200

Lewisville

$54,771

$116,700

 Dallas (city)

$37,628

$89,800

 Ft. Worth (city)

$37,074

$71,100

 Texas (state)

$39,927

$82,500

Sources: U.S. Census Bureau, “Fact Sheet Coppell city, Texas” (U.S. Census Bureau 2000b), available from http://factfinder.census.gov, accessed August 16, 2005.

Note: Coppell is not without poverty. According to the 2000 census, 680 individuals were below the poverty evel. That is 1.9% of the city’s population. By comparison, 15.4% of Texas’s population is below poverty level, only slightly higher than the national average of 12.4%. U.S. Census Bureau, “Coppell (city), Texas” (U.S. Census Bureau 2000a), available from http://quickfacts.census.gov/qfd/states/48/4816612.html, accessed August 16, 2005.