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The City of Forsan had a population of 238 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for Forsan is located at latitude 32.1103 and longitude -101.3668 in Howard County. The formal boundaries for the City of Forsan (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.29 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Howard County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 2,789 feet.

The City of Forsan (GNIS ID: 2410522) 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 Forsan is located within Big Spring Division of Howard County.

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


Total Population 238
Daytime Population: Workers 88
Daytime Population: Residents 115
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 203
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.85
Population in Households 238
Population in Familes 213
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 818
Diversity Index3 41


Median Household Income $83,219
Average Household Income $92,378
Per Capita Income $34,135


Total Housing Units 94 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 69 (73.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 13 (13.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 13 (13.8%)
Median Home Value $93,750
Average Home Value $137,868


Total Households 81
Average Household Size 2.94
Family Households 64
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 1.74% 1.47%
Households 1.64% 1.44%
Families 1.86% 1.52%
Median Household Income   1.44%
Per Capita Income   2.23%

Forsan, TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Forsan 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 # 1494 15th
Population Density # 854 51st
Diversity Index # 1089 38th
Median Household Income # 146 92nd
Per Capita Income # 252 86th

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