Gallatin, TX Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Gallatin, Texas - Basic Facts

The City of Gallatin had a population of 412 as of July 1, 2017. 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, 2017.

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


Total Population 412
Daytime Population: Workers 3
Daytime Population: Residents 228
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 231
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.56
Population in Households 383
Population in Familes 334
Population in Group Qrtrs 29
Population Density2 90
Diversity Index3 51


Median Household Income $54,557
Average Household Income $63,893
Per Capita Income $23,016


Total Housing Units 185 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 122 (65.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 39 (21.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 24 (13.0%)
Median Home Value $88,125
Average Home Value $133,130


Total Households 161
Average Household Size 2.38
Family Households 121
Average Family Size 3
  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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.23% -0.1%
Households -0.09% -0.12%
Families 1.32% -0.17%
Median Household Income   0.79%
Per Capita Income   2.07%

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, 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 # 1317 25th
Population Density # 1652 6th
Diversity Index # 853 51st
Median Household Income # 549 69th
Per Capita Income # 926 47th

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