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Sundown, Texas - Basic Facts

The City of Sundown had a population of 1,430 as of July 1, 2017. Sundown 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 Sundown is located at latitude 33.4575 and longitude -102.4908 in Hockley County. The formal boundaries for the City of Sundown (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.52 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Hockley County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 3,540 feet.

The City of Sundown (GNIS ID: 2412005) 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 Sundown is located within Sundown Division of Hockley County.

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


Total Population 1,430
Daytime Population: Workers 1,037
Daytime Population: Residents 850
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,887
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.32
Population in Households 1,420
Population in Familes 1,286
Population in Group Qrtrs 10
Population Density2 941
Diversity Index3 69


Median Household Income $50,574
Average Household Income $69,068
Per Capita Income $23,718


Total Housing Units 554 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 378 (68.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 112 (20.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 64 (11.6%)
Median Home Value $87,086
Average Home Value $102,315


Total Households 490
Average Household Size 2.9
Family Households 395
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 0.32% 0.14%
Households 0.26% 0.12%
Families 0.43% 0.05%
Median Household Income   2.06%
Per Capita Income   2.65%

Sundown, TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Sundown 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 # 851 51st
Population Density # 766 56th
Diversity Index # 332 81st
Median Household Income # 707 60th
Per Capita Income # 860 51st

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