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The City of Forsan had a population of 234 as of July 1, 2016.

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, 2016.

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Forsan, TX Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 234
Population in Households 234
Population in Familes 210
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 804
Diversity Index2 40


Total Households 80
Average Household Size 2.93
Family Households 63
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 95 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 67 (70.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 13 (13.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 15 (15.8%)
Median Home Value $89,063
Average Home Value $118,284


Median Household Income $80,879
Average Household Income $89,056
Per Capita Income $33,057
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.75% 1.81%
Households 1.7% 1.92%
Families 1.9% 1.84%
Median Household Income   0.85%
Per Capita Income   1.28%
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.

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, 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 # 1500 14th
Population Density1 # 869 50th
Diversity Index2 # 1112 37th
Median Household Income # 148 92nd
Per Capita Income # 237 87th

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