South Mountain, TX Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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South Mountain, Texas - Basic Facts

The Town of South Mountain had a population of 411 as of July 1, 2016. South Mountain 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 South Mountain is located at latitude 31.4398 and longitude -97.6793 in Coryell County. The formal boundaries for the Town of South Mountain (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.61 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Coryell County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,020 feet.

The Town of South Mountain (GNIS ID: 2413308) 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 South Mountain is located within Gatesville Division of Coryell County.

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


Total Population 411
Population in Households 407
Population in Familes 340
Population in Group Qrtrs 4
Population Density1 255
Diversity Index2 43


Total Households 161
Average Household Size 2.53
Family Households 113
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 176 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 108 (61.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 53 (30.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 15 ( 8.5%)
Median Home Value $100,000
Average Home Value $140,278


Median Household Income $57,734
Average Household Income $64,856
Per Capita Income $26,066
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.09% 0.67%
Households 1.14% 0.73%
Families -0.96% 0.53%
Median Household Income   2.12%
Per Capita Income   1.18%
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.

South Mountain, TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares South Mountain 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 # 1322 24th
Population Density1 # 1434 18th
Diversity Index2 # 1038 41st
Median Household Income # 408 77th
Per Capita Income # 558 68th

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