Horizon City, TX Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Horizon City, Texas - Basic Facts

The City of Horizon City had a population of 20,105 as of July 1, 2016. Horizon City ranks in the upper 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 Horizon City is located at latitude 31.6796 and longitude -106.1911 in El Paso County. The formal boundaries for the City of Horizon City (see map below) encompass a land area of 8.71 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. El Paso County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 4,022 feet.

The City of Horizon City (GNIS ID: 2410793) 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 Horizon City is located within El Paso East Division of El Paso County.

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


Total Population 20,105
Population in Households 19,856
Population in Familes 18,543
Population in Group Qrtrs 249
Population Density1 2,307
Diversity Index2 53


Total Households 5,649
Average Household Size 3.51
Family Households 4,865
Average Family Size 4


Total Housing Units 6,139 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,676 (76.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 973 (15.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 490 ( 8.0%)
Median Home Value $126,886
Average Home Value $148,599


Median Household Income $50,840
Average Household Income $63,449
Per Capita Income $18,071
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 2.77% 1.85%
Households 2.72% 1.9%
Families 2.68% 1.83%
Median Household Income   2.04%
Per Capita Income   1.65%
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.

Horizon City, TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Horizon City 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 # 143 92nd
Population Density1 # 249 86th
Diversity Index2 # 806 54th
Median Household Income # 624 64th
Per Capita Income # 1306 25th

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