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Barrett, Texas - Basic Facts

The Barrett Census Designated Place is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Harris County at latitude 29.8654 and longitude -95.0525. Harris County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 43 feet.

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

The U5 Census Class Code for Barrett 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 Barrett Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 6.39 sq. miles and a water area of 0.23 sq. miles.

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


Total Population 3,373
Population in Households 3,373
Population in Familes 2,938
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 528
Diversity Index2 66


Total Households 1,131
Average Household Size 2.98
Family Households 836
Average Family Size 4


Total Housing Units 1,285 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 786 (61.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 345 (26.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 154 (12.0%)
Median Home Value $84,465
Average Home Value $109,689


Median Household Income $33,540
Average Household Income $49,349
Per Capita Income $16,756
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 1.25% 1.64%
Households 1.22% 1.63%
Families 0.78% 1.53%
Median Household Income   4.32%
Per Capita Income   3.13%
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.

Barrett, TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Barrett 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 # 505 71st
Population Density1 # 1142 35th
Diversity Index2 # 367 79th
Median Household Income # 1326 24th
Per Capita Income # 1291 26th

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