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Forsan, Texas - Basic Facts

The City of Forsan had a population of 224 as of July 1, 2015.

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.

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, 2015.

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Forsan, TX Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)


Total Population 224
Population in Households 224
Population in Familes 200
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 770
Diversity Index2 38


Total Households 77
Average Household Size 2.91
Family Households 61
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 91 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 65 (71.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 12 (13.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 14 (15.4%)
Median Home Value $102,083
Average Home Value $131,538


Median Household Income $76,291
Average Household Income $88,293
Per Capita Income $32,953
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.24% 1.56%
Households 1.29% 1.51%
Families 1.64% 1.59%
Median Household Income   1.14%
Per Capita Income   2.05%
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.

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Forsan, TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Forsan to the other 1,752 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Texas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 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 # 1514 14th
Population Density1 # 896 49th
Diversity Index2 # 1144 35th
Median Household Income # 192 89th
Per Capita Income # 214 88th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Texas Census Data Comparison Tool.