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Sullivan City, Texas - Basic Facts

The City of Sullivan City had a population of 4,288 as of July 1, 2016. Sullivan City 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 Sullivan City is located at latitude 26.2752 and longitude -98.5644 in Hidalgo County. The formal boundaries for the City of Sullivan City (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.59 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Hidalgo County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 200 feet.

The City of Sullivan City (GNIS ID: 2411996) 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 Sullivan City is located within Sullivan City Division of Hidalgo County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Sullivan City 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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Sullivan City, TX Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 4,288
Population in Households 4,288
Population in Familes 4,084
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 1,195
Diversity Index2 5


Total Households 1,133
Average Household Size 3.78
Family Households 997
Average Family Size 4


Total Housing Units 1,227 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 902 (73.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 231 (18.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 94 ( 7.7%)
Median Home Value $47,775
Average Home Value $53,659


Median Household Income $22,541
Average Household Income $30,686
Per Capita Income $8,268
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.11% 1.49%
Households 1.1% 1.47%
Families 0.76% 1.39%
Median Household Income   -1.22%
Per Capita Income   -0.13%
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.

Sullivan City, TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Sullivan City 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 # 450 74th
Population Density1 # 593 66th
Diversity Index2 # 1725 1st
Median Household Income # 1705 3rd
Per Capita Income # 1723 2nd

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