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The City of Seminole had a population of 7,838 as of July 1, 2016. Seminole 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 Seminole is located at latitude 32.7215 and longitude -102.6505 in Gaines County. The formal boundaries for the City of Seminole (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.66 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Gaines County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 3,297 feet.

The City of Seminole (GNIS ID: 2411866) 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 Seminole is located within Seminole Division of Gaines County.

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


Total Population 7,838
Population in Households 7,754
Population in Familes 6,950
Population in Group Qrtrs 84
Population Density1 2,140
Diversity Index2 68


Total Households 2,729
Average Household Size 2.84
Family Households 2,108
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 2,966 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,106 (71.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 623 (21.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 237 ( 8.0%)
Median Home Value $101,460
Average Home Value $118,507


Median Household Income $45,570
Average Household Income $60,594
Per Capita Income $20,484
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 3.17% 2.78%
Households 2.9% 2.71%
Families 3.22% 2.67%
Median Household Income   2.46%
Per Capita Income   1.26%
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.

Seminole, TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Seminole 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 # 297 83rd
Population Density1 # 272 85th
Diversity Index2 # 350 80th
Median Household Income # 806 54th
Per Capita Income # 1090 38th

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