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De Leon, Texas - Basic Facts

The City of De Leon had a population of 2,329 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for De Leon is located at latitude 32.1114 and longitude -98.5352 in Comanche County. The formal boundaries for the City of De Leon (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.24 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Comanche County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,280 feet.

The City of De Leon (GNIS ID: 2410304) 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 De Leon is located within De Leon Division of Comanche County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with De Leon 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 De Leon: DeLeon, Deleon.

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


Total Population 2,329
Population in Households 2,324
Population in Familes 1,877
Population in Group Qrtrs 5
Population Density1 1,039
Diversity Index2 55


Total Households 929
Average Household Size 2.5
Family Households 586
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,128 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 626 (55.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 303 (26.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 199 (17.6%)
Median Home Value $72,650
Average Home Value $126,837


Median Household Income $31,043
Average Household Income $42,628
Per Capita Income $17,532
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.58% 0.26%
Households 0.44% 0.15%
Families 0.44% 0.03%
Median Household Income   1.86%
Per Capita Income   0.89%
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.

De Leon, TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares De Leon 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 # 665 62nd
Population Density1 # 693 60th
Diversity Index2 # 753 57th
Median Household Income # 1510 14th
Per Capita Income # 1336 24th

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