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Cross Plains, Texas - Basic Facts

The Town of Cross Plains had a population of 980 as of July 1, 2016. Cross Plains ranks in the lower quartile for 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 Cross Plains is located at latitude 32.1271 and longitude -99.1658 in Callahan County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Cross Plains (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.2 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Callahan County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,742 feet.

The Town of Cross Plains (GNIS ID: 2412390) 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 Town of Cross Plains is located within Cross Plains Division of Callahan County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Cross Plains 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 Cross Plains: Crossplains.

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


Total Population 980
Population in Households 980
Population in Familes 784
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 817
Diversity Index2 20


Total Households 424
Average Household Size 2.31
Family Households 276
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 540 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 316 (58.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 108 (20.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 116 (21.5%)
Median Home Value $57,267
Average Home Value $123,810


Median Household Income $35,716
Average Household Income $50,738
Per Capita Income $22,497
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.03% 0.04%
Households 0.15% 0.19%
Families 0.47% 0.14%
Median Household Income   -1.24%
Per Capita Income   1.44%
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.

Cross Plains, TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Cross Plains 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 # 1012 42nd
Population Density1 # 857 51st
Diversity Index2 # 1589 9th
Median Household Income # 1328 24th
Per Capita Income # 882 50th

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