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Tool, Texas - Basic Facts

The City of Tool had a population of 2,197 as of July 1, 2015. 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.

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, 2015.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Tool: Toole.

City of Tool, TX Boundary Map

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Tool, TX Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)

POPULATION

Total Population 2,197
Population in Households 2,197
Population in Familes 1,671
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 612
Diversity Index2 23
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 997
Average Household Size 2.2
Family Households 610
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 1,558 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 791 (50.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 206 (13.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 561 (36.0%)
Median Home Value $128,783
Average Home Value $203,445
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $41,144
Average Household Income $54,436
Per Capita Income $24,595
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.37% -0.14%
Households -0.32% -0.08%
Families -0.19% -0.23%
Median Household Income   3.55%
Per Capita Income   2.69%
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.

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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, 2015 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 # 674 62nd
Population Density1 # 1057 40th
Diversity Index2 # 1538 12th
Median Household Income # 1018 42nd
Per Capita Income # 604 66th

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