Pottsboro, TX Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Pottsboro, Texas - Basic Facts

The Town of Pottsboro had a population of 2,206 as of July 1, 2016. Pottsboro ranks in the lower 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 Pottsboro is located at latitude 33.7709 and longitude -96.671 in Grayson County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Pottsboro (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.03 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Grayson County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 761 feet.

The Town of Pottsboro (GNIS ID: 2412503) 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 Pottsboro is located within Northwest Grayson Division of Grayson County.

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


Total Population 2,206
Population in Households 2,206
Population in Familes 1,894
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 729
Diversity Index2 24


Total Households 817
Average Household Size 2.7
Family Households 608
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 883 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 599 (67.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 218 (24.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 66 ( 7.5%)
Median Home Value $174,583
Average Home Value $213,253


Median Household Income $57,894
Average Household Income $70,671
Per Capita Income $27,663
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.34% 0.46%
Households 0.32% 0.44%
Families 0.05% 0.36%
Median Household Income   2.58%
Per Capita Income   1.5%
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.

Pottsboro, TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Pottsboro 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 # 679 61st
Population Density1 # 940 46th
Diversity Index2 # 1509 14th
Median Household Income # 404 77th
Per Capita Income # 452 74th

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