Payne Springs, TX Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Payne Springs, Texas - Basic Facts

The Town of Payne Springs had a population of 771 as of July 1, 2017. Payne Springs ranks in the lower 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 Payne Springs is located at latitude 32.2803 and longitude -96.0744 in Henderson County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Payne Springs (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.11 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Henderson County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 367 feet.

The Town of Payne Springs (GNIS ID: 2413120) 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 Town of Payne Springs is located within Cedar Creek Lake Division of Henderson County.

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

Alternate Unofficial Names for Payne Springs: Paynespring.

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Payne Springs, TX Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 771
Daytime Population: Workers 142
Daytime Population: Residents 482
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 624
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.81
Population in Households 770
Population in Familes 622
Population in Group Qrtrs 1
Population Density2 365
Diversity Index3 27


Median Household Income $42,462
Average Household Income $62,283
Per Capita Income $25,385


Total Housing Units 422 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 250 (59.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 53 (12.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 119 (28.2%)
Median Home Value $123,026
Average Home Value $203,414


Total Households 303
Average Household Size 2.54
Family Households 210
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 0.07% 0.18%
Households -0.05% 0.07%
Families -0.64% 0.0%
Median Household Income   1.71%
Per Capita Income   2.37%

Payne Springs, TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Payne Springs 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 # 1094 38th
Population Density # 1307 25th
Diversity Index # 1454 17th
Median Household Income # 1058 40th
Per Capita Income # 735 58th

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