Smiley, TX Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Smiley, Texas - Basic Facts

The City of Smiley had a population of 641 as of July 1, 2016. Smiley 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 Smiley is located at latitude 29.2713 and longitude -97.6376 in Gonzales County. The formal boundaries for the City of Smiley (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.52 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Gonzales County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 312 feet.

The City of Smiley (GNIS ID: 2411910) 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 Smiley is located within Smiley Division of Gonzales County.

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


Total Population 641
Population in Households 638
Population in Familes 539
Population in Group Qrtrs 3
Population Density1 1,230
Diversity Index2 75


Total Households 221
Average Household Size 2.89
Family Households 153
Average Family Size 4


Total Housing Units 246 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 153 (62.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 67 (27.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 25 (10.2%)
Median Home Value $97,727
Average Home Value $179,575


Median Household Income $33,147
Average Household Income $55,242
Per Capita Income $20,168
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 2.51% 2.27%
Households 2.36% 2.17%
Families 1.9% 2.13%
Median Household Income   0.63%
Per Capita Income   1.37%
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.

Smiley, TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Smiley 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 # 1159 34th
Population Density1 # 583 67th
Diversity Index2 # 159 91st
Median Household Income # 1421 19th
Per Capita Income # 1125 36th

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