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Gail, Texas - Basic Facts

The Gail Census Designated Place is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Borden County at latitude 32.7673 and longitude -101.4558. Borden County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 2,556 feet.

The formal official name is the Gail Census Designated Place, but most people and references simply refer to it as Gail, Texas.

The U5 Census Class Code for Gail indicates a populated place that is also a census designated place with the same name.. The Census Designated Place has a Functional Status Code "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The formal boundaries for the Gail Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.01 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles.

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


Total Population 232
Population in Households 232
Population in Familes 198
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 115
Diversity Index2 37


Total Households 87
Average Household Size 2.67
Family Households 62
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 105 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 56 (53.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 31 (29.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 18 (17.1%)
Median Home Value $65,909
Average Home Value $134,091


Median Household Income $54,977
Average Household Income $72,510
Per Capita Income $29,733
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.1% 0.93%
Households 0.27% 1.12%
Families -1.11% 0.95%
Median Household Income   2.1%
Per Capita Income   2.6%
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.


Gail, TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Gail 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 # 1496 15th
Population Density1 # 1614 8th
Diversity Index2 # 1174 33rd
Median Household Income # 443 75th
Per Capita Income # 287 84th

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