DISH, TX Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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DISH, Texas - Basic Facts

The Town of DISH had a population of 465 as of July 1, 2017. DISH 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 DISH is located at latitude 33.1287 and longitude -97.3079 in Denton County. The formal boundaries for the Town of DISH (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.62 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Denton County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 692 feet.

The Town of DISH (GNIS ID: 2412433) 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 DISH is located within Justin-Roanoke Division of Denton County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with DISH population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for DISH: Clark.

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


Total Population 465
Daytime Population: Workers 160
Daytime Population: Residents 245
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 405
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.87
Population in Households 465
Population in Familes 409
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 286
Diversity Index3 35


Median Household Income $81,013
Average Household Income $90,596
Per Capita Income $30,923


Total Housing Units 168 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 123 (73.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 38 (22.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 7 ( 4.2%)
Median Home Value $194,048
Average Home Value $304,713


Total Households 161
Average Household Size 2.89
Family Households 126
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 12.26% 3.23%
Households 12.85% 3.26%
Families 12.11% 3.13%
Median Household Income   2.07%
Per Capita Income   2.84%

DISH, TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares DISH 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 # 1280 27th
Population Density # 1394 20th
Diversity Index # 1258 28th
Median Household Income # 160 91st
Per Capita Income # 368 79th

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