DISH, TX Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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DISH, Texas - Basic Facts

The Town of DISH had a population of 444 as of July 1, 2016. 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, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for DISH: Clark.

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


Total Population 444
Population in Households 444
Population in Familes 391
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 273
Diversity Index2 35


Total Households 153
Average Household Size 2.9
Family Households 120
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 166 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 117 (70.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 36 (21.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 13 ( 7.8%)
Median Home Value $176,515
Average Home Value $253,632


Median Household Income $81,050
Average Household Income $86,906
Per Capita Income $29,739
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 13.52% 3.09%
Households 14.12% 3.07%
Families 13.3% 2.98%
Median Household Income   1.61%
Per Capita Income   1.72%
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.

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, 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 # 1294 26th
Population Density1 # 1410 19th
Diversity Index2 # 1264 28th
Median Household Income # 145 92nd
Per Capita Income # 350 80th

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