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Clute, Texas - Basic Facts

The City of Clute had a population of 11,913 as of July 1, 2016. Clute ranks in the upper 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 Clute is located at latitude 29.0271 and longitude -95.3988 in Brazoria County. The formal boundaries for the City of Clute (see map below) encompass a land area of 5.36 sq. miles and a water area of 0.29 sq. miles. Brazoria County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 13 feet.

The City of Clute (GNIS ID: 2409490) 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 Clute is located within Brazosport Division of Brazoria County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Clute 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 Clute: Clute City, Lake Barbara.

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


Total Population 11,913
Population in Households 11,753
Population in Familes 9,805
Population in Group Qrtrs 160
Population Density1 2,222
Diversity Index2 77


Total Households 4,142
Average Household Size 2.84
Family Households 2,869
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 4,836 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,815 (37.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,327 (48.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 694 (14.4%)
Median Home Value $87,677
Average Home Value $107,111


Median Household Income $39,981
Average Household Income $53,194
Per Capita Income $19,185
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.98% 1.41%
Households 0.98% 1.42%
Families 0.82% 1.34%
Median Household Income   -0.07%
Per Capita Income   0.95%
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.

Clute, TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Clute 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 # 227 87th
Population Density1 # 260 85th
Diversity Index2 # 107 94th
Median Household Income # 1104 37th
Per Capita Income # 1209 31st

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