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The City of Yorktown had a population of 2,208 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Yorktown is located at latitude 28.9828 and longitude -97.505 in DeWitt County. The formal boundaries for the City of Yorktown (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.73 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. DeWitt County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 276 feet.

The City of Yorktown (GNIS ID: 2412322) 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 Yorktown is located within Yorktown Division of DeWitt County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Yorktown 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 Yorktown: Lower Town.

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


Total Population 2,208
Population in Households 2,172
Population in Familes 1,768
Population in Group Qrtrs 36
Population Density1 1,277
Diversity Index2 64


Total Households 882
Average Household Size 2.46
Family Households 566
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,095 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 662 (60.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 220 (20.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 213 (19.5%)
Median Home Value $84,631
Average Home Value $120,204


Median Household Income $40,900
Average Household Income $65,193
Per Capita Income $27,518
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.87% 0.86%
Households 0.94% 0.96%
Families 1.18% 0.83%
Median Household Income   2.43%
Per Capita Income   1.84%
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.

Yorktown, TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Yorktown 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 # 678 61st
Population Density1 # 550 69th
Diversity Index2 # 474 73rd
Median Household Income # 1047 40th
Per Capita Income # 462 74th

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