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Muleshoe, Texas - Basic Facts

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The City of Muleshoe had a population of 4,973 as of July 1, 2017. Muleshoe ranks in the upper quartile for 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 Muleshoe is located at latitude 34.2292 and longitude -102.7284 in Bailey County. The formal boundaries for the City of Muleshoe (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.43 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Bailey County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 3,793 feet.

The City of Muleshoe (GNIS ID: 2411193) 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 City of Muleshoe is located within Muleshoe Division of Bailey County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Muleshoe population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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Muleshoe, TX Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 4,973
Daytime Population: Workers 1,651
Daytime Population: Residents 2,946
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 4,597
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.92
Population in Households 4,868
Population in Familes 4,235
Population in Group Qrtrs 105
Population Density2 1,449
Diversity Index3 70


Median Household Income $43,505
Average Household Income $54,346
Per Capita Income $18,830


Total Housing Units 1,873 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,050 (56.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 610 (32.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 213 (11.4%)
Median Home Value $79,047
Average Home Value $99,929


Total Households 1,660
Average Household Size 2.93
Family Households 1,214
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.5% -0.36%
Households -0.54% -0.39%
Families -0.89% -0.45%
Median Household Income   1.48%
Per Capita Income   2.41%

Muleshoe, TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Muleshoe to the other 1,749 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Texas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 406 77th
Population Density # 468 73rd
Diversity Index # 285 84th
Median Household Income # 1009 42nd
Per Capita Income # 1318 25th

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