Denver City, TX Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Denver City, Texas - Basic Facts

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The Town of Denver City had a population of 4,841 as of July 1, 2016. Denver City ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and 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 Denver City is located at latitude 32.968 and longitude -102.8319 in Yoakum County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Denver City (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.5 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Yoakum County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 3,573 feet.

While the primary coordinates for Town of Denver City are located in Yoakum County, it should be noted that the formal boundaries for this community also extend into and Gaines County.

The Town of Denver City (GNIS ID: 2412419) 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 Town of Denver City is located within Denver City Division of Yoakum County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Denver City population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Denver City: Denver.

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Denver City, TX Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 4,841
Population in Households 4,838
Population in Familes 4,387
Population in Group Qrtrs 3
Population Density1 1,933
Diversity Index2 74


Total Households 1,596
Average Household Size 3.03
Family Households 1,269
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,720 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,150 (66.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 445 (25.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 124 ( 7.2%)
Median Home Value $64,589
Average Home Value $97,870


Median Household Income $41,066
Average Household Income $54,650
Per Capita Income $18,221
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.25% 1.45%
Households 1.03% 1.34%
Families 1.01% 1.29%
Median Household Income   2.7%
Per Capita Income   0.84%
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.

Denver City, TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Denver 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 # 414 76th
Population Density1 # 320 82nd
Diversity Index2 # 164 91st
Median Household Income # 1038 41st
Per Capita Income # 1292 26th

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