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Tool, Texas - Basic Facts

The City of Tool is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Henderson County at latitude 32.2805 and longitude -96.1727. Henderson County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 341 feet.

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

The P1 Census Class Code for Tool 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 Tool (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.59 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Tool: Toole.

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


Total Population 2,169
Population in Households 2,169
Population in Familes 1,653
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 604
Diversity Index2 22


Total Households 984
Average Household Size 2.2
Family Households 602
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,558 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 783 (50.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 201 (12.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 574 (36.8%)
Median Home Value $118,709
Average Home Value $185,792


Median Household Income $38,980
Average Household Income $54,288
Per Capita Income $24,517
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.76% -0.5%
Households -0.7% -0.47%
Families -0.54% -0.61%
Median Household Income   3.57%
Per Capita Income   2.78%
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.


Tool, TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Tool 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 # 676 61st
Population Density1 # 1062 39th
Diversity Index2 # 1528 13th
Median Household Income # 1056 40th
Per Capita Income # 579 67th

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