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Gunter, Texas - Basic Facts

The City of Gunter had a population of 1,801 as of July 1, 2017. Gunter ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Texas. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Gunter is located at latitude 33.4904 and longitude -96.7315 in Grayson County. The formal boundaries for the City of Gunter (see map below) encompass a land area of 17.59 sq. miles and a water area of 0.11 sq. miles. Grayson County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 705 feet.

The City of Gunter (GNIS ID: 2410676) 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 Gunter is located within Southwest Grayson Division of Grayson County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Gunter population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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Gunter, TX Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 1,801
Daytime Population: Workers 460
Daytime Population: Residents 950
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,410
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.78
Population in Households 1,660
Population in Familes 1,499
Population in Group Qrtrs 141
Population Density2 102
Diversity Index3 63


Median Household Income $68,713
Average Household Income $89,802
Per Capita Income $31,029


Total Housing Units 569 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 378 (66.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 158 (27.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 34 ( 6.0%)
Median Home Value $143,468
Average Home Value $216,048


Total Households 535
Average Household Size 3.1
Family Households 422
Average Family Size 4
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 2.57% 1.11%
Households 2.8% 1.13%
Families 2.65% 1.16%
Median Household Income   2.96%
Per Capita Income   2.76%

Gunter, TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Gunter to the other 1,749 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Texas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 760 57th
Population Density # 1631 7th
Diversity Index # 504 71st
Median Household Income # 269 85th
Per Capita Income # 363 79th

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