Shoreacres, TX Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Shoreacres, Texas - Basic Facts

The City of Shoreacres had a population of 1,595 as of July 1, 2016. Shoreacres ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Texas. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Shoreacres is located at latitude 29.621 and longitude -95.019 in Harris County. The formal boundaries for the City of Shoreacres (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.91 sq. miles and a water area of 0.06 sq. miles. Harris County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 10 feet.

While the primary coordinates for City of Shoreacres are located in Harris County, it should be noted that the formal boundaries for this community also extend into and Chambers County.

The City of Shoreacres (GNIS ID: 2411892) 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 Shoreacres is located within Southeast Harris Division of Harris County.

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


Total Population 1,595
Population in Households 1,595
Population in Familes 1,337
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 1,756
Diversity Index2 46


Total Households 595
Average Household Size 2.68
Family Households 435
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 690 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 464 (67.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 131 (19.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 95 (13.8%)
Median Home Value $149,167
Average Home Value $184,247


Median Household Income $68,536
Average Household Income $83,262
Per Capita Income $31,880
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.06% 1.18%
Households 1.0% 1.05%
Families -0.22% 1.04%
Median Household Income   2.8%
Per Capita Income   1.41%
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.

Shoreacres, TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Shoreacres 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 # 800 54th
Population Density1 # 363 79th
Diversity Index2 # 956 45th
Median Household Income # 245 86th
Per Capita Income # 263 85th

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