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Penelope, Texas - Basic Facts

The Town of Penelope had a population of 227 as of July 1, 2017. Penelope 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 Penelope is located at latitude 31.8545 and longitude -96.9282 in Hill County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Penelope (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.99 sq. miles and a water area of 0.03 sq. miles. Hill County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 568 feet.

The Town of Penelope (GNIS ID: 2413124) 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 Penelope is located within Malone-Penelope Division of Hill County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Penelope 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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Penelope, TX Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)

POPULATION

Total Population 227
Daytime Population: Workers 100
Daytime Population: Residents 116
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 216
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.95
Population in Households 227
Population in Familes 196
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 229
Diversity Index3 52
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $44,410
Average Household Income $54,799
Per Capita Income $20,229

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 112 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 74 (66.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 16 (14.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 22 (19.6%)
Median Home Value $76,389
Average Home Value $119,000
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 90
Average Household Size 2.52
Family Households 67
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  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.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 1.9% 0.7%
Households 1.81% 0.66%
Families 2.25% 0.3%
Median Household Income   1.92%
Per Capita Income   2.36%

Penelope, TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Penelope 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 # 1506 14th
Population Density # 1465 16th
Diversity Index # 834 52nd
Median Household Income # 964 45th
Per Capita Income # 1198 32nd

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