Gallatin, TX Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Gallatin, Texas - Basic Facts

The City of Gallatin had a population of 423 as of July 1, 2016. Gallatin ranks in the lower 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 Gallatin is located at latitude 31.8969 and longitude -95.1521 in Cherokee County. The formal boundaries for the City of Gallatin (see map below) encompass a land area of 4.6 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Cherokee County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 404 feet.

The City of Gallatin (GNIS ID: 2410561) 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 Gallatin is located within Rusk Division of Cherokee County.

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


Total Population 423
Population in Households 394
Population in Familes 343
Population in Group Qrtrs 29
Population Density1 92
Diversity Index2 51


Total Households 165
Average Household Size 2.39
Family Households 124
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 186 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 125 (67.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 40 (21.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 21 (11.3%)
Median Home Value $85,976
Average Home Value $121,545


Median Household Income $53,572
Average Household Income $61,177
Per Capita Income $22,140
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.15% 0.0%
Households 0.29% 0.0%
Families 1.94% 0.0%
Median Household Income   1.67%
Per Capita Income   1.68%
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.

Gallatin, TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Gallatin 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 # 1311 25th
Population Density1 # 1645 6th
Diversity Index2 # 842 52nd
Median Household Income # 522 70th
Per Capita Income # 916 48th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Texas Census Data Comparison Tool.