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Tool, Texas - Basic Facts

The City of Tool had a population of 2,315 as of July 1, 2017. Tool ranks in the lower quartile for 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 Tool is located at latitude 32.2805 and longitude -96.1727 in Henderson County. 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. Henderson County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 341 feet.

The City of Tool (GNIS ID: 2412085) 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 City of Tool is located within Cedar Creek Lake Division of Henderson County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Tool 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 Tool: Toole.

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


Total Population 2,315
Daytime Population: Workers 281
Daytime Population: Residents 1,484
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,765
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.76
Population in Households 2,315
Population in Familes 1,768
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 645
Diversity Index3 23


Median Household Income $43,171
Average Household Income $59,682
Per Capita Income $26,783


Total Housing Units 1,613 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 824 (51.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 220 (13.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 569 (35.3%)
Median Home Value $114,219
Average Home Value $171,000


Total Households 1,044
Average Household Size 2.22
Family Households 640
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 0.46% 0.5%
Households 0.4% 0.47%
Families 0.53% 0.4%
Median Household Income   2.83%
Per Capita Income   2.56%

Tool, TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Tool 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 # 664 62nd
Population Density # 1030 41st
Diversity Index # 1540 12th
Median Household Income # 1024 42nd
Per Capita Income # 608 65th

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