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Atascocita, Texas - Basic Facts

The Atascocita Census Designated Place is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Harris County at latitude 29.9759 and longitude -95.1946. Harris County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 69 feet.

The formal official name is the Atascocita Census Designated Place, but most people and references simply refer to it as Atascocita, Texas.

The U5 Census Class Code for Atascocita indicates a populated place that is also a census designated place with the same name.. The Census Designated Place has a Functional Status Code "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The formal boundaries for the Atascocita Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 25.23 sq. miles and a water area of 0.17 sq. miles.

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Atascocita, TX Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 72,069
Population in Households 69,540
Population in Familes 62,719
Population in Group Qrtrs 2,529
Population Density1 2,856
Diversity Index2 71


Total Households 22,943
Average Household Size 3.03
Family Households 18,556
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 23,365 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 18,818 (80.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 4,125 (17.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 422 ( 1.8%)
Median Home Value $199,814
Average Home Value $228,626


Median Household Income $88,301
Average Household Income $109,971
Per Capita Income $35,569
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 2.15% 2.25%
Households 2.11% 2.27%
Families 2.1% 2.2%
Median Household Income   2.66%
Per Capita Income   3.52%
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.


Atascocita, TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Atascocita to the other 1,752 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Texas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 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 # 48 97th
Population Density1 # 165 91st
Diversity Index2 # 240 87th
Median Household Income # 111 94th
Per Capita Income # 166 91st

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