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Commerce, Texas - Basic Facts

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The City of Commerce had a population of 8,666 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Commerce is located at latitude 33.241 and longitude -95.8998 in Hunt County. The formal boundaries for the City of Commerce (see map below) encompass a land area of 7.9 sq. miles and a water area of 0.08 sq. miles. Hunt County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 554 feet.

The City of Commerce (GNIS ID: 2410211) 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 Commerce is located within Commerce Division of Hunt County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Commerce 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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Commerce, TX Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 8,666
Population in Households 7,401
Population in Familes 5,181
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,265
Population Density1 1,097
Diversity Index2 64


Total Households 3,117
Average Household Size 2.37
Family Households 1,660
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 3,761 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,143 (30.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,974 (52.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 644 (17.1%)
Median Home Value $89,313
Average Home Value $105,271


Median Household Income $28,029
Average Household Income $44,460
Per Capita Income $18,384
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.13% 0.39%
Households 0.68% 0.46%
Families 0.74% 0.18%
Median Household Income   -0.14%
Per Capita Income   0.98%
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.

Commerce, TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Commerce 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 # 274 84th
Population Density1 # 655 63rd
Diversity Index2 # 458 74th
Median Household Income # 1598 9th
Per Capita Income # 1280 27th

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