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Schulenburg, Texas - Basic Facts

The City of Schulenburg had a population of 2,962 as of July 1, 2016. Schulenburg ranks in the upper 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 Schulenburg is located at latitude 29.6818 and longitude -96.9073 in Fayette County. The formal boundaries for the City of Schulenburg (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.53 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Fayette County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 367 feet.

The City of Schulenburg (GNIS ID: 2411839) 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 Schulenburg is located within Schulenburg Division of Fayette County.

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


Total Population 2,962
Population in Households 2,803
Population in Familes 2,276
Population in Group Qrtrs 159
Population Density1 1,172
Diversity Index2 70


Total Households 1,120
Average Household Size 2.5
Family Households 718
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,306 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 677 (51.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 443 (33.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 186 (14.2%)
Median Home Value $95,392
Average Home Value $126,219


Median Household Income $36,447
Average Household Income $50,054
Per Capita Income $20,113
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.61% 0.44%
Households 0.25% 0.32%
Families 0.27% 0.3%
Median Household Income   1.3%
Per Capita Income   1.35%
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.

Schulenburg, TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Schulenburg 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 # 568 68th
Population Density1 # 611 65th
Diversity Index2 # 285 84th
Median Household Income # 1293 26th
Per Capita Income # 1131 35th

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