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Seymour, Texas - Basic Facts

The City of Seymour is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Baylor County at latitude 33.5952 and longitude -99.2585. Baylor County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,289 feet.

The formal official name is the City of Seymour, but most people and references simply refer to it as Seymour, Texas.

The P1 Census Class Code for Seymour indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The formal boundaries for the City of Seymour (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.92 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles.

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Seymour, TX Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 2,652
Population in Households 2,601
Population in Familes 2,048
Population in Group Qrtrs 51
Population Density1 907
Diversity Index2 39


Total Households 1,170
Average Household Size 2.22
Family Households 715
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,451 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 792 (54.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 378 (26.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 281 (19.4%)
Median Home Value $82,813
Average Home Value $106,337


Median Household Income $32,570
Average Household Income $49,773
Per Capita Income $22,328
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.77% -0.61%
Households -0.63% -0.57%
Families -0.42% -0.71%
Median Household Income   3.77%
Per Capita Income   3.05%
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.


Seymour, TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Seymour to the other 1,752 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Texas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 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 # 599 66th
Population Density1 # 786 55th
Diversity Index2 # 1104 37th
Median Household Income # 1363 22nd
Per Capita Income # 780 56th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Texas Census Data Comparison Tool.