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Celeste, Texas - Basic Facts

The City of Celeste is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Hunt County at latitude 33.2917 and longitude -96.1962. Hunt County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 669 feet.

The formal official name is the City of Celeste, but most people and references simply refer to it as Celeste, Texas.

The P1 Census Class Code for Celeste indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The formal boundaries for the City of Celeste (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.1 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

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Celeste, TX Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 788
Population in Households 788
Population in Familes 663
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 715
Diversity Index2 25


Total Households 285
Average Household Size 2.76
Family Households 207
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 337 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 196 (58.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 90 (26.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 52 (15.4%)
Median Home Value $86,728
Average Home Value $107,360


Median Household Income $41,127
Average Household Income $47,715
Per Capita Income $17,416
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.76% -0.77%
Households -0.73% -0.71%
Families -0.67% -0.99%
Median Household Income   3.34%
Per Capita Income   2.92%
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.


Celeste, TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Celeste to the other 1,752 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Texas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 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 # 1080 38th
Population Density1 # 958 45th
Diversity Index2 # 1483 15th
Median Household Income # 948 46th
Per Capita Income # 1246 29th

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