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Trenton, Texas - Basic Facts

The City of Trenton had a population of 587 as of July 1, 2016. Trenton ranks in the lower 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 Trenton is located at latitude 33.4263 and longitude -96.3446 in Fannin County. The formal boundaries for the City of Trenton (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.87 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Fannin County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 761 feet.

The City of Trenton (GNIS ID: 2412092) 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 Trenton is located within Leonard Division of Fannin County.

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


Total Population 587
Population in Households 587
Population in Familes 475
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 314
Diversity Index2 47


Total Households 249
Average Household Size 2.36
Family Households 166
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 299 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 165 (55.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 84 (28.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 50 (16.7%)
Median Home Value $84,740
Average Home Value $103,182


Median Household Income $35,742
Average Household Income $50,013
Per Capita Income $20,485
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -1.22% -0.87%
Households -0.93% -0.73%
Families -0.57% -0.86%
Median Household Income   1.49%
Per Capita Income   1.57%
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.

Trenton, TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Trenton 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 # 1190 32nd
Population Density1 # 1368 22nd
Diversity Index2 # 943 46th
Median Household Income # 1326 24th
Per Capita Income # 1089 38th

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