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Yorktown, Texas - Basic Facts

Yorktown is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the City of Yorktown.

It is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in DeWitt County at latitude 28.9811 and longitude -97.5028. DeWitt County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 276 feet.

The formal boundaries for the City of Yorktown (see map) encompass a land area of 1.73 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Yorktown: Lower Town.

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Yorktown, TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Yorktown to the other 1,752 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Texas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 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 # 674 62nd
Population Density1 # 554 68th
Diversity Index2 # 491 72nd
Median Household Income # 944 46th
Per Capita Income # 567 68th

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

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Yorktown, TX Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)

POPULATION

Total Population 2,193
Population in Households 2,157
Population in Familes 1,754
Population in Group Qrtrs 36
Population Density1 1,269
Diversity Index2 63
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 877
Average Household Size 2.46
Family Households 563
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 1,084 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 665 (61.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 212 (19.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 207 (19.1%)
Median Home Value $97,976
Average Home Value $118,553
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $41,252
Average Household Income $58,543
Per Capita Income $24,669
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 1.12% 0.98%
Households 1.25% 1.12%
Families 1.61% 1.01%
Median Household Income   3.73%
Per Capita Income   2.65%
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.

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