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Mountain City, Texas - Basic Facts

The City of Mountain City had a population of 739 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for Mountain City is located at latitude 30.0392 and longitude -97.8915 in Hays County. The formal boundaries for the City of Mountain City (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.53 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Hays County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 823 feet.

The City of Mountain City (GNIS ID: 2411184) 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 Mountain City is located within Kyle-Buda Division of Hays County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Mountain City population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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Mountain City, TX Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 739
Daytime Population: Workers 22
Daytime Population: Residents 351
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 373
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.50
Population in Households 739
Population in Familes 671
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 1,400
Diversity Index3 59


Median Household Income $87,415
Average Household Income $101,541
Per Capita Income $36,343


Total Housing Units 262 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 238 (90.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 19 ( 7.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 5 ( 1.9%)
Median Home Value $227,475
Average Home Value $253,243


Total Households 257
Average Household Size 2.88
Family Households 215
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 1.83% 2.84%
Households 1.85% 2.87%
Families 1.07% 2.81%
Median Household Income   2.73%
Per Capita Income   2.44%

Mountain City, TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Mountain City to the other 1,749 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Texas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 1109 37th
Population Density # 493 72nd
Diversity Index # 642 63rd
Median Household Income # 130 93rd
Per Capita Income # 211 88th

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