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Poynor, Texas - Basic Facts

The Town of Poynor had a population of 340 as of July 1, 2017. Poynor 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 Poynor is located at latitude 32.0793 and longitude -95.5924 in Henderson County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Poynor (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.36 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Henderson County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 440 feet.

The Town of Poynor (GNIS ID: 2412505) 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 Poynor is located within LaRue-Poynor Division of Henderson County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Poynor 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 Poynor: Paynor, Poyner.

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


Total Population 340
Daytime Population: Workers 141
Daytime Population: Residents 193
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 334
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.98
Population in Households 340
Population in Familes 300
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 144
Diversity Index3 31


Median Household Income $56,824
Average Household Income $77,553
Per Capita Income $30,547


Total Housing Units 142 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 104 (73.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 23 (16.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 15 (10.6%)
Median Home Value $132,292
Average Home Value $175,728


Total Households 127
Average Household Size 2.68
Family Households 97
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 1.51% 1.26%
Households 1.5% 1.08%
Families 2.17% 1.01%
Median Household Income   1.54%
Per Capita Income   3.0%

Poynor, TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Poynor 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 # 1398 20th
Population Density # 1581 10th
Diversity Index # 1366 22nd
Median Household Income # 481 73rd
Per Capita Income # 384 78th

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