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Arcola, Texas - Basic Facts

The City of Arcola had a population of 1,895 as of July 1, 2016. Arcola 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 Arcola is located at latitude 29.5038 and longitude -95.4696 in Fort Bend County. The formal boundaries for the City of Arcola (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.56 sq. miles and a water area of 0.04 sq. miles. Fort Bend County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 66 feet.

The City of Arcola (GNIS ID: 2409726) 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 Arcola is located within Stafford-Missouri City Division of Fort Bend County.

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


Total Population 1,895
Population in Households 1,894
Population in Familes 1,769
Population in Group Qrtrs 1
Population Density1 741
Diversity Index2 83


Total Households 533
Average Household Size 3.55
Family Households 458
Average Family Size 4


Total Housing Units 561 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 466 (83.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 67 (11.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 28 ( 5.0%)
Median Home Value $220,861
Average Home Value $296,474


Median Household Income $88,822
Average Household Income $121,213
Per Capita Income $36,084
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.66% 2.79%
Households 2.0% 2.97%
Families 3.16% 2.81%
Median Household Income   2.08%
Per Capita Income   1.79%
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.

Arcola, TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Arcola 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 # 740 58th
Population Density1 # 931 47th
Diversity Index2 # 35 98th
Median Household Income # 107 94th
Per Capita Income # 174 90th

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