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The Town of Groom had a population of 567 as of July 1, 2016. Groom 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 Groom is located at latitude 35.2076 and longitude -101.1055 in Carson County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Groom (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.74 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Carson County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 3,255 feet.

The Town of Groom (GNIS ID: 2412711) 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 Groom is located within White Deer-Groom Division of Carson County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Groom 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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Groom, TX Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 567
Population in Households 567
Population in Familes 481
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 762
Diversity Index2 27


Total Households 252
Average Household Size 2.25
Family Households 175
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 286 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 206 (72.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 46 (16.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 34 (11.9%)
Median Home Value $91,549
Average Home Value $148,544


Median Household Income $59,041
Average Household Income $69,950
Per Capita Income $30,642
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.2% -0.32%
Households -0.06% -0.16%
Families 0.09% -0.35%
Median Household Income   0.0%
Per Capita Income   1.16%
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.

Groom, TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Groom 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 # 1205 31st
Population Density1 # 905 48th
Diversity Index2 # 1448 17th
Median Household Income # 383 78th
Per Capita Income # 309 82nd

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