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Dodson, Texas - Basic Facts

The Town of Dodson had a population of 114 as of July 1, 2016. Dodson 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 Dodson is located at latitude 34.7654 and longitude -100.0204 in Collingsworth County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Dodson (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.61 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Collingsworth County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,791 feet.

The Town of Dodson (GNIS ID: 2412437) 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 Dodson is located within Wellington Division of Collingsworth County.

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


Total Population 114
Population in Households 114
Population in Familes 99
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 187
Diversity Index2 51


Total Households 44
Average Household Size 2.59
Family Households 33
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 51 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 38 (74.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 7 (13.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 7 (13.7%)
Median Home Value $93,182
Average Home Value $179,730


Median Household Income $56,904
Average Household Income $92,622
Per Capita Income $36,383
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.72% 0.35%
Households 0.37% 0.45%
Families 0.0% 0.0%
Median Household Income   1.75%
Per Capita Income   1.95%
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.

Dodson, TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Dodson 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 # 1622 7th
Population Density1 # 1525 13th
Diversity Index2 # 836 52nd
Median Household Income # 423 76th
Per Capita Income # 167 91st

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