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The City of Staples had a population of 299 as of July 1, 2016. Staples 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 Staples is located at latitude 29.7623 and longitude -97.8245 in Guadalupe County. The formal boundaries for the City of Staples (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.5 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Guadalupe County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 522 feet.
The City of Staples (GNIS ID: 2633299) 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 Staples is located within Northeast Guadalupe Division of Guadalupe County.
Beneath the boundary map are tables with Staples population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.
|Population in Households||297|
|Population in Familes||251|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||2|
|Average Household Size||2.38|
|Average Family Size||3|
|Total Housing Units||135 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||97 (71.9%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||27 (20.0%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||10 ( 7.4%)|
|Median Home Value||$147,727|
|Average Home Value||$246,212|
|Median Household Income||$51,911|
|Average Household Income||$64,688|
|Per Capita Income||$24,592|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||1.73%|
|Per Capita Income||1.67%|
The table below compares Staples 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.
|Total Population||# 1439||18th|
|Population Density1||# 1503||14th|
|Diversity Index2||# 548||69th|
|Median Household Income||# 578||67th|
|Per Capita Income||# 700||60th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Texas Census Data Comparison Tool.