Palmhurst, TX Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Palmhurst, Texas - Basic Facts

The City of Palmhurst had a population of 2,839 as of July 1, 2016. Palmhurst 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 Palmhurst is located at latitude 26.2583 and longitude -98.2953 in Hidalgo County. The formal boundaries for the City of Palmhurst (see map below) encompass a land area of 4.45 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Hidalgo County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 161 feet.

The City of Palmhurst (GNIS ID: 2411360) 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 Palmhurst is located within Mission Division of Hidalgo County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Palmhurst population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.


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

POPULATION

Total Population 2,839
Population in Households 2,839
Population in Familes 2,668
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 639
Diversity Index2 31
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 830
Average Household Size 3.42
Family Households 732
Average Family Size 4

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 1,090 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 590 (54.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 240 (22.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 260 (23.9%)
Median Home Value $146,296
Average Home Value $205,636
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $43,199
Average Household Income $74,148
Per Capita Income $21,158
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.37% 1.77%
Households 1.29% 1.72%
Families 1.31% 1.66%
Median Household Income   0.49%
Per Capita Income   1.74%
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.

Palmhurst, TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Palmhurst 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 # 587 66th
Population Density1 # 1041 41st
Diversity Index2 # 1351 23rd
Median Household Income # 924 47th
Per Capita Income # 1008 42nd

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