Deer Park, TX Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Deer Park, Texas - Basic Facts

The City of Deer Park is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Harris County at latitude 29.6869 and longitude -95.1165. Harris County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 26 feet.

The formal official name is the City of Deer Park, but most people and references simply refer to it as Deer Park, Texas.

The P1 Census Class Code for Deer Park indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The formal boundaries for the City of Deer Park (see map below) encompass a land area of 10.46 sq. miles and a water area of 0.06 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Deer Park: Deerpark.

City of Deer Park, TX Boundary Map

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

POPULATION

Total Population 33,106
Population in Households 32,995
Population in Familes 29,142
Population in Group Qrtrs 111
Population Density1 3,166
Diversity Index2 58
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 11,485
Average Household Size 2.87
Family Households 8,955
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 12,176 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 8,759 (71.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,726 (22.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 691 ( 5.7%)
Median Home Value $187,961
Average Home Value $205,094
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $78,909
Average Household Income $92,495
Per Capita Income $32,149
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.8% 1.29%
Households 0.74% 1.25%
Families 0.65% 1.21%
Median Household Income   2.41%
Per Capita Income   2.38%
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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Deer Park, TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Deer Park 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 # 99 94th
Population Density1 # 145 92nd
Diversity Index2 # 626 64th
Median Household Income # 157 91st
Per Capita Income # 224 87th

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