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Navasota, Texas - Basic Facts

The City of Navasota had a population of 7,423 as of July 1, 2016. Navasota 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 Navasota is located at latitude 30.3871 and longitude -96.0896 in Grimes County. The formal boundaries for the City of Navasota (see map below) encompass a land area of 8.33 sq. miles and a water area of 0.04 sq. miles. Grimes County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 217 feet.

The City of Navasota (GNIS ID: 2411217) 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 Navasota is located within Navasota Division of Grimes County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Navasota population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Navasota: Nolansville.

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Navasota, TX Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 7,423
Population in Households 7,293
Population in Familes 6,207
Population in Group Qrtrs 130
Population Density1 891
Diversity Index2 82


Total Households 2,573
Average Household Size 2.83
Family Households 1,804
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 2,933 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,453 (49.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,121 (38.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 360 (12.3%)
Median Home Value $92,399
Average Home Value $141,449


Median Household Income $40,682
Average Household Income $51,701
Per Capita Income $18,745
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.79% 0.77%
Households 0.86% 0.81%
Families 0.67% 0.75%
Median Household Income   3.59%
Per Capita Income   1.71%
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.

Navasota, TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Navasota 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 # 311 82nd
Population Density1 # 799 54th
Diversity Index2 # 41 98th
Median Household Income # 1062 39th
Per Capita Income # 1249 29th

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