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Howe, Texas - Basic Facts

The Town of Howe had a population of 2,654 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Howe is located at latitude 33.5129 and longitude -96.6173 in Grayson County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Howe (see map below) encompass a land area of 4.33 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Grayson County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 840 feet.

The Town of Howe (GNIS ID: 2412773) 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 Howe is located within East Grayson Division of Grayson County.

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


Total Population 2,654
Population in Households 2,654
Population in Familes 2,311
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 613
Diversity Index2 42


Total Households 973
Average Household Size 2.73
Family Households 729
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,063 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 669 (62.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 304 (28.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 90 ( 8.5%)
Median Home Value $135,600
Average Home Value $164,142


Median Household Income $60,455
Average Household Income $80,056
Per Capita Income $29,126
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.33% 0.43%
Households 0.28% 0.41%
Families 0.79% 0.35%
Median Household Income   3.95%
Per Capita Income   1.85%
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.

Howe, TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Howe 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 # 610 65th
Population Density1 # 1064 39th
Diversity Index2 # 1058 40th
Median Household Income # 347 80th
Per Capita Income # 378 78th

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