Atascocita, TX Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Atascocita, Texas - Basic Facts

The Atascocita Census Designated Place had a population of 74,140 as of July 1, 2015. Atascocita ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and 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 Atascocita is located at latitude 29.9759 and longitude -95.1946 in Harris County. 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. Harris County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 69 feet.

The Atascocita Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2407776) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Atascocita population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

Atascocita Census Designated Place, TX Boundary Map

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Atascocita, TX Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)

POPULATION

Total Population 74,140
Population in Households 71,642
Population in Familes 64,570
Population in Group Qrtrs 2,498
Population Density1 2,938
Diversity Index2 71
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 23,613
Average Household Size 3.03
Family Households 19,087
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 24,080 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 19,312 (80.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 4,301 (17.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 467 ( 1.9%)
Median Home Value $215,225
Average Home Value $245,132
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $87,563
Average Household Income $106,439
Per Capita Income $34,427
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 2.29% 2.36%
Households 2.26% 2.38%
Families 2.25% 2.31%
Median Household Income   2.16%
Per Capita Income   2.37%
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.

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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, 2015 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 # 166 91st
Diversity Index2 # 237 86th
Median Household Income # 119 93rd
Per Capita Income # 193 89th

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