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Anton, Texas - Basic Facts

The City of Anton is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Hockley County at latitude 33.8113 and longitude -102.1622. Hockley County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 3,389 feet.

The formal official name is the City of Anton, but most people and references simply refer to it as Anton, Texas.

The P1 Census Class Code for Anton indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The formal boundaries for the City of Anton (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.78 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

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Anton, TX Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 1,170
Population in Households 1,166
Population in Familes 1,033
Population in Group Qrtrs 4
Population Density1 1,497
Diversity Index2 71


Total Households 416
Average Household Size 2.8
Family Households 318
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 494 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 305 (61.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 111 (22.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 78 (15.8%)
Median Home Value $98,387
Average Home Value $126,062


Median Household Income $44,894
Average Household Income $62,927
Per Capita Income $22,851
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.91% 1.09%
Households 1.11% 1.13%
Families 1.78% 1.05%
Median Household Income   4.25%
Per Capita Income   2.94%
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.


Anton, TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Anton to the other 1,752 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Texas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 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 # 921 48th
Population Density1 # 434 75th
Diversity Index2 # 235 87th
Median Household Income # 801 54th
Per Capita Income # 738 58th

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