Addison, TX Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Addison, Texas - Basic Facts

The Town of Addison had a population of 16,246 as of July 1, 2016. Addison ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Texas. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Addison is located at latitude 32.9585 and longitude -96.837 in Dallas County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Addison (see map below) encompass a land area of 4.38 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Dallas County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 636 feet.

The Town of Addison (GNIS ID: 2412335) 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 Addison is located within Northeast Dallas Division of Dallas County.

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


Total Population 16,246
Population in Households 16,246
Population in Familes 8,998
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 3,710
Diversity Index2 76


Total Households 9,096
Average Household Size 1.79
Family Households 3,291
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 10,311 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,915 (18.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 7,181 (69.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,215 (11.8%)
Median Home Value $280,580
Average Home Value $290,262


Median Household Income $58,496
Average Household Income $89,467
Per Capita Income $50,607
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 3.56% 2.47%
Households 3.41% 2.28%
Families 3.45% 2.44%
Median Household Income   1.07%
Per Capita Income   0.87%
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.

Addison, TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Addison 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 # 176 90th
Population Density1 # 106 94th
Diversity Index2 # 120 93rd
Median Household Income # 392 78th
Per Capita Income # 61 97th

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