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Temple is a town in Cotton County.
The community was named for Temple Houston, son of Sam Houston, frontiersman
The latitude of Temple is 34.271N. The longitude is -98.235W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,007 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 1,146.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Temple demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Cotton County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 73568 ZIP code.
9% of Temple residents report German ancestry, and 8% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Temple ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Temple was $12,448, compared with $21,587 nationally.
7% of Temple residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Temple, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $146. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $469.
Cotton County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Temple political report.
The average commute time for Temple workers is 29 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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