Smyer, TX Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Smyer, Texas - Basic Facts

The Town of Smyer had a population of 512 as of July 1, 2016. Smyer ranks in the upper 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 Smyer is located at latitude 33.5874 and longitude -102.1635 in Hockley County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Smyer (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.8 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Hockley County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 3,389 feet.

The Town of Smyer (GNIS ID: 2413300) 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 Smyer is located within Levelland Division of Hockley County.

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


Total Population 512
Population in Households 512
Population in Familes 452
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 643
Diversity Index2 69


Total Households 190
Average Household Size 2.69
Family Households 146
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 197 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 139 (70.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 51 (25.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 7 ( 3.6%)
Median Home Value $85,106
Average Home Value $100,179


Median Household Income $55,946
Average Household Income $70,310
Per Capita Income $24,961
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.24% 1.29%
Households 0.96% 1.13%
Families 2.65% 0.94%
Median Household Income   1.32%
Per Capita Income   1.4%
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.

Smyer, TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Smyer 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 # 1246 29th
Population Density1 # 1032 41st
Diversity Index2 # 300 83rd
Median Household Income # 454 74th
Per Capita Income # 659 62nd

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