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Gun Barrel City, Texas - Basic Facts

The City of Gun Barrel City is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Henderson County at latitude 32.3282 and longitude -96.1318. Henderson County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 351 feet.

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

The P1 Census Class Code for Gun Barrel City 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 Gun Barrel City (see map below) encompass a land area of 6.25 sq. miles and a water area of 0.37 sq. miles.

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Gun Barrel City, TX Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 5,894
Population in Households 5,894
Population in Familes 4,674
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 943
Diversity Index2 29


Total Households 2,396
Average Household Size 2.46
Family Households 1,554
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 3,120 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,756 (56.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 640 (20.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 724 (23.2%)
Median Home Value $119,027
Average Home Value $167,804


Median Household Income $34,844
Average Household Income $50,568
Per Capita Income $20,642
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.91% 0.64%
Households 0.84% 0.63%
Families 0.6% 0.55%
Median Household Income   4.48%
Per Capita Income   3.21%
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, 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 # 353 80th
Population Density1 # 761 57th
Diversity Index2 # 1361 22nd
Median Household Income # 1281 27th
Per Capita Income # 954 46th

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