Skellytown, TX Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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The Town of Skellytown had a population of 459 as of July 1, 2017. Skellytown 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 Skellytown is located at latitude 35.571 and longitude -101.173 in Carson County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Skellytown (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.53 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Carson County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 3,235 feet.

The Town of Skellytown (GNIS ID: 2413293) 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 Skellytown is located within White Deer-Groom Division of Carson County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Skellytown population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.


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Skellytown, TX Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)

POPULATION

Total Population 459
Daytime Population: Workers 52
Daytime Population: Residents 255
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 307
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.67
Population in Households 459
Population in Familes 355
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 865
Diversity Index3 26
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $47,279
Average Household Income $53,914
Per Capita Income $24,814

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 270 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 177 (65.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 35 (13.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 58 (21.5%)
Median Home Value $36,667
Average Home Value $50,284
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 212
Average Household Size 2.17
Family Households 129
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.41% -0.62%
Households -0.38% -0.57%
Families -0.21% -0.63%
Median Household Income   2.74%
Per Capita Income   2.99%

Skellytown, TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Skellytown to the other 1,749 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Texas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 1286 27th
Population Density # 817 53rd
Diversity Index # 1488 15th
Median Household Income # 839 52nd
Per Capita Income # 780 55th

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