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Texarkana, Texas - Basic Facts

The City of Texarkana had a population of 37,857 as of July 1, 2015.

The primary coordinate point for Texarkana is located at latitude 33.4481 and longitude -94.0812 in Bowie County. The formal boundaries for the City of Texarkana (see map below) encompass a land area of 29.04 sq. miles and a water area of 0.41 sq. miles. Bowie County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 299 feet.

The City of Texarkana (GNIS ID: 2412054) 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.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Texarkana population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Texarkana: Texarcana.

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Texarkana, TX Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)


Total Population 37,857
Population in Households 36,106
Population in Familes 28,593
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,751
Population Density1 1,304
Diversity Index2 63


Total Households 15,010
Average Household Size 2.41
Family Households 9,360
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 16,882 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 7,423 (44.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 7,587 (44.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,872 (11.1%)
Median Home Value $159,725
Average Home Value $211,779


Median Household Income $39,154
Average Household Income $58,786
Per Capita Income $24,095
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.74% 0.71%
Households 0.76% 0.73%
Families 0.67% 0.66%
Median Household Income   1.82%
Per Capita Income   2.08%
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.

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Texarkana, TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Texarkana to the other 1,752 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Texas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 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 # 87 95th
Population Density1 # 544 69th
Diversity Index2 # 488 72nd
Median Household Income # 1100 37th
Per Capita Income # 647 63rd

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