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Ovilla, Texas - Basic Facts

The City of Ovilla had a population of 3,856 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Ovilla is located at latitude 32.5413 and longitude -96.8835 in Ellis County. The formal boundaries for the City of Ovilla (see map below) encompass a land area of 5.79 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Ellis County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 610 feet.

While the primary coordinates for City of Ovilla are located in Ellis County, it should be noted that the formal boundaries for this community also extend into and Dallas County.

The City of Ovilla (GNIS ID: 2411344) 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 Ovilla is located within Waxahachie Division of Ellis County.

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


Total Population 3,856
Population in Households 3,856
Population in Familes 3,572
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 666
Diversity Index2 45


Total Households 1,379
Average Household Size 2.8
Family Households 1,182
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,421 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,270 (89.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 109 ( 7.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 42 ( 3.0%)
Median Home Value $220,023
Average Home Value $270,272


Median Household Income $92,514
Average Household Income $119,724
Per Capita Income $41,909
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.56% 1.54%
Households 1.51% 1.49%
Families 1.32% 1.48%
Median Household Income   1.62%
Per Capita Income   1.5%
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.

Ovilla, TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Ovilla 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 # 480 73rd
Population Density1 # 1013 42nd
Diversity Index2 # 978 44th
Median Household Income # 95 95th
Per Capita Income # 113 94th

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