Gun Barrel City, TX Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Gun Barrel City, Texas - Basic Facts

The City of Gun Barrel City had a population of 5,901 as of July 1, 2015. Gun Barrel City ranks in the lower quartile for 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 Gun Barrel City is located at latitude 32.3282 and longitude -96.1318 in Henderson County. The formal boundaries for the City of Gun Barrel City (see map below) encompass a land area of 6.25 sq. miles and a water area of 0.37 sq. miles. Henderson County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 351 feet.

The City of Gun Barrel City (GNIS ID: 2410673) 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 Gun Barrel City is located within Cedar Creek Lake Division of Henderson County.

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

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Gun Barrel City, TX Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)


Total Population 5,901
Population in Households 5,900
Population in Familes 4,674
Population in Group Qrtrs 1
Population Density1 944
Diversity Index2 30


Total Households 2,397
Average Household Size 2.46
Family Households 1,556
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 3,113 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,751 (56.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 646 (20.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 716 (23.0%)
Median Home Value $125,076
Average Home Value $178,836


Median Household Income $34,112
Average Household Income $52,038
Per Capita Income $21,240
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.76% 0.77%
Households 0.69% 0.76%
Families 0.51% 0.67%
Median Household Income   4.48%
Per Capita Income   2.89%
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.


Gun Barrel City, TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Gun Barrel City 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 # 358 80th
Population Density1 # 765 56th
Diversity Index2 # 1370 22nd
Median Household Income # 1341 24th
Per Capita Income # 936 47th

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