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Mertens, Texas - Basic Facts

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The Town of Mertens had a population of 125 as of July 1, 2017. Mertens ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Texas. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Mertens is located at latitude 32.059 and longitude -96.8942 in Hill County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Mertens (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.44 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Hill County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 538 feet.

The Town of Mertens (GNIS ID: 2412987) 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 Town of Mertens is located within Hillsboro Division of Hill County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Mertens population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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


Total Population 125
Daytime Population: Workers 21
Daytime Population: Residents 69
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 90
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.72
Population in Households 125
Population in Familes 110
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 288
Diversity Index3 39


Median Household Income $55,861
Average Household Income $85,285
Per Capita Income $33,290


Total Housing Units 64 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 46 (71.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 8 (12.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 10 (15.6%)
Median Home Value $129,167
Average Home Value $176,111


Total Households 54
Average Household Size 2.31
Family Households 40
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 0.0% 0.32%
Households 0.0% 0.37%
Families 1.86% 0.5%
Median Household Income   2.33%
Per Capita Income   4.06%

Mertens, TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Mertens 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 # 1604 8th
Population Density # 1391 21st
Diversity Index # 1164 34th
Median Household Income # 512 71st
Per Capita Income # 283 84th

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