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Megargel, Texas - Basic Facts

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The Town of Megargel had a population of 201 as of July 1, 2016. Megargel ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Texas. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Megargel is located at latitude 33.4534 and longitude -98.9294 in Archer County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Megargel (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.61 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Archer County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,286 feet.

The Town of Megargel (GNIS ID: 2412980) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Texas is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Town of Megargel is located within Holliday Division of Archer County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Megargel population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Megargel: Megargle.

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Megargel, TX Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 201
Population in Households 201
Population in Familes 162
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 329
Diversity Index2 19


Total Households 86
Average Household Size 2.34
Family Households 56
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 133 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 71 (53.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 15 (11.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 47 (35.3%)
Median Home Value $50,000
Average Home Value $97,569


Median Household Income $43,934
Average Household Income $91,716
Per Capita Income $42,134
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.16% -0.3%
Households 0.0% 0.0%
Families -1.36% 0.0%
Median Household Income   1.16%
Per Capita Income   3.37%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Megargel, TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Megargel to the other 1,749 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Texas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 1528 13th
Population Density1 # 1352 23rd
Diversity Index2 # 1594 9th
Median Household Income # 889 49th
Per Capita Income # 111 94th

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