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Anahuac, Texas - Basic Facts

The City of Anahuac had a population of 2,505 as of July 1, 2016. Anahuac ranks in the upper 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 Anahuac is located at latitude 29.7649 and longitude -94.6787 in Chambers County. The formal boundaries for the City of Anahuac (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.13 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Chambers County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 30 feet.

The City of Anahuac (GNIS ID: 2409705) 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 Anahuac is located within Anahuac Division of Chambers County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Anahuac 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 Anahuac: Chambersia, Perry's Point.

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


Total Population 2,505
Population in Households 2,376
Population in Familes 2,052
Population in Group Qrtrs 129
Population Density1 1,178
Diversity Index2 71


Total Households 846
Average Household Size 2.81
Family Households 617
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 976 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 622 (63.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 224 (23.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 130 (13.3%)
Median Home Value $128,221
Average Home Value $170,579


Median Household Income $60,255
Average Household Income $75,704
Per Capita Income $27,952
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.78% 2.02%
Households 1.86% 2.04%
Families 1.68% 1.99%
Median Household Income   2.39%
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.

Anahuac, TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Anahuac 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 # 637 64th
Population Density1 # 606 65th
Diversity Index2 # 253 86th
Median Household Income # 352 80th
Per Capita Income # 437 75th

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