The City of Stafford had a population of 18,588 as of July 1, 2016. Stafford 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 Stafford is located at latitude 29.6257 and longitude -95.5657 in Fort Bend County. The formal boundaries for the City of Stafford (see map below) encompass a land area of 7 sq. miles and a water area of 0.04 sq. miles. Fort Bend County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 79 feet.
While the primary coordinates for City of Stafford are located in Fort Bend County, it should be noted that the formal boundaries for this community also extend into and Harris County.
The City of Stafford (GNIS ID: 2411965) 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 Stafford is located within Stafford-Missouri City Division of Fort Bend County.
Beneath the boundary map are tables with Stafford 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||18,576|
|Population in Familes||15,158|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||12|
|Average Household Size||2.57|
|Average Family Size||3|
|Total Housing Units||7,591 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||2,857 (37.6%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||4,374 (57.6%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||360 ( 4.7%)|
|Median Home Value||$180,916|
|Average Home Value||$183,456|
|Median Household Income||$59,236|
|Average Household Income||$72,794|
|Per Capita Income||$28,349|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||2.22%|
|Per Capita Income||1.88%|
The table below compares Stafford 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||# 156||91st|
|Population Density1||# 190||89th|
|Diversity Index2||# 12||99th|
|Median Household Income||# 378||78th|
|Per Capita Income||# 414||76th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Texas Census Data Comparison Tool.