Asherton, TX Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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The City of Asherton had a population of 1,230 as of July 1, 2016. Asherton ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and the lower quartile for 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 Asherton is located at latitude 28.4461 and longitude -99.7603 in Dimmit County. The formal boundaries for the City of Asherton (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.82 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Dimmit County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 541 feet.

The City of Asherton (GNIS ID: 2409739) 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 Asherton is located within Asherton Division of Dimmit County.

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

POPULATION

Total Population 1,230
Population in Households 1,227
Population in Familes 1,068
Population in Group Qrtrs 3
Population Density1 1,506
Diversity Index2 31
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 433
Average Household Size 2.83
Family Households 309
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 574 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 339 (59.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 94 (16.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 141 (24.6%)
Median Home Value $37,892
Average Home Value $77,441
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $26,364
Average Household Income $36,484
Per Capita Income $13,230
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 2.04% 2.31%
Households 1.81% 2.34%
Families 1.25% 2.23%
Median Household Income   1.2%
Per Capita Income   1.89%
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.

Asherton, TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Asherton 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 # 908 48th
Population Density1 # 431 75th
Diversity Index2 # 1358 23rd
Median Household Income # 1643 6th
Per Capita Income # 1528 13th

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