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Poynor, Texas - Basic Facts

The Town of Poynor had a population of 347 as of July 1, 2016. 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, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Poynor: Paynor, Poyner.

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Poynor, TX Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 347
Population in Households 347
Population in Familes 306
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 147
Diversity Index2 30


Total Households 128
Average Household Size 2.71
Family Households 98
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 145 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 105 (72.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 23 (15.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 17 (11.7%)
Median Home Value $127,778
Average Home Value $182,547


Median Household Income $56,234
Average Household Income $74,171
Per Capita Income $28,850
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 2.09% 1.67%
Households 1.87% 1.52%
Families 2.69% 1.39%
Median Household Income   2.52%
Per Capita Income   2.33%
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.

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, 2016 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 # 1384 21st
Population Density1 # 1579 10th
Diversity Index2 # 1367 22nd
Median Household Income # 447 74th
Per Capita Income # 391 78th

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