The Town of Panhandle had a population of 2,388 as of July 1, 2016. Panhandle 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 Panhandle is located at latitude 35.3463 and longitude -101.3805 in Carson County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Panhandle (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.12 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Carson County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 3,458 feet.
The Town of Panhandle (GNIS ID: 2413105) 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 Panhandle is located within Panhandle Division of Carson County.
Beneath the boundary map are tables with Panhandle 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 Panhandle: Carson City, Panhandle City.
|Population in Households||2,386|
|Population in Familes||2,087|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||2|
|Average Household Size||2.58|
|Average Family Size||3|
|Total Housing Units||1,022 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||768 (75.1%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||156 (15.3%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||98 ( 9.6%)|
|Median Home Value||$108,219|
|Average Home Value||$143,783|
|Median Household Income||$58,332|
|Average Household Income||$75,760|
|Per Capita Income||$29,626|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||1.77%|
|Per Capita Income||1.75%|
The table below compares Panhandle 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.
|Total Population||# 652||63rd|
|Population Density1||# 637||64th|
|Diversity Index2||# 1314||25th|
|Median Household Income||# 394||78th|
|Per Capita Income||# 355||80th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Texas Census Data Comparison Tool.