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Nixon, Texas - Basic Facts

The City of Nixon had a population of 2,625 as of July 1, 2016. Nixon 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 Nixon is located at latitude 29.2697 and longitude -97.7659 in Gonzales County. The formal boundaries for the City of Nixon (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.56 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Gonzales County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 390 feet.

While the primary coordinates for City of Nixon are located in Gonzales County, it should be noted that the formal boundaries for this community also extend into and Wilson County.

The City of Nixon (GNIS ID: 2411257) 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 Nixon is located within Nixon Division of Gonzales County.

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


Total Population 2,625
Population in Households 2,625
Population in Familes 2,238
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 1,680
Diversity Index2 69


Total Households 854
Average Household Size 3.07
Family Households 624
Average Family Size 4


Total Housing Units 981 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 511 (52.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 343 (35.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 127 (12.9%)
Median Home Value $52,229
Average Home Value $95,850


Median Household Income $30,136
Average Household Income $45,577
Per Capita Income $15,276
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.55% 1.72%
Households 1.44% 1.68%
Families 1.35% 1.58%
Median Household Income   4.17%
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.

Nixon, TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Nixon 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 # 615 65th
Population Density1 # 379 78th
Diversity Index2 # 304 83rd
Median Household Income # 1535 12th
Per Capita Income # 1441 18th

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