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Poynor, Texas - Basic Facts

Poynor is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the Town of Poynor.

It is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Henderson County at latitude 32.0743 and longitude -95.5983. Henderson County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 440 feet.

The formal boundaries for the Town of Poynor (see map) encompass a land area of 2.36 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Poynor: Paynor, Poyner.

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Poynor, TX Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 320
Population in Households 320
Population in Familes 282
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 136
Diversity Index2 30


Total Households 120
Average Household Size 2.67
Family Households 92
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 134 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 99 (73.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 21 (15.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 14 (10.4%)
Median Home Value $175,000
Average Home Value $261,000


Median Household Income $56,248
Average Household Income $68,057
Per Capita Income $26,688
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 1.14% 0.8%
Households 1.21% 0.82%
Families 2.45% 0.85%
Median Household Income   1.91%
Per Capita Income   2.22%
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 1,752 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 # 1414 19th
Population Density1 # 1590 9th
Diversity Index2 # 1352 23rd
Median Household Income # 404 77th
Per Capita Income # 415 76th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Texas Census Data Comparison Tool.