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The City of Falfurrias had a population of 4,970 as of July 1, 2016. Falfurrias ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Texas. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Falfurrias is located at latitude 27.2244 and longitude -98.1452 in Brooks County. The formal boundaries for the City of Falfurrias (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.86 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Brooks County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 115 feet.

The City of Falfurrias (GNIS ID: 2410480) 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 Falfurrias is located within Falfurrias Division of Brooks County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Falfurrias population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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


Total Population 4,970
Population in Households 4,911
Population in Familes 4,163
Population in Group Qrtrs 59
Population Density1 1,738
Diversity Index2 35


Total Households 1,820
Average Household Size 2.7
Family Households 1,263
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 2,174 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,138 (52.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 682 (31.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 354 (16.3%)
Median Home Value $41,328
Average Home Value $56,541


Median Household Income $23,371
Average Household Income $39,402
Per Capita Income $14,727
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.04% 0.12%
Households 0.07% 0.19%
Families -0.09% 0.09%
Median Household Income   0.77%
Per Capita Income   1.5%
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.

Falfurrias, TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Falfurrias 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 # 403 77th
Population Density1 # 370 79th
Diversity Index2 # 1253 28th
Median Household Income # 1695 3rd
Per Capita Income # 1468 16th

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