Mertzon, TX Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Mertzon, Texas - Basic Facts

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The City of Mertzon had a population of 755 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Mertzon is located at latitude 31.262 and longitude -100.8208 in Irion County. The formal boundaries for the City of Mertzon (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.52 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Irion County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 2,201 feet.

The City of Mertzon (GNIS ID: 2411086) 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 Mertzon is located within Mertzon South Division of Irion County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Mertzon 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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City of Mertzon, TX Boundary Map



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

POPULATION

Total Population 755
Population in Households 755
Population in Familes 627
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 497
Diversity Index2 62
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 305
Average Household Size 2.48
Family Households 203
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 358 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 222 (62.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 84 (23.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 53 (14.8%)
Median Home Value $58,750
Average Home Value $89,126
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $44,358
Average Household Income $60,953
Per Capita Income $24,774
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.54% -0.64%
Households -0.41% -0.53%
Families -0.46% -0.6%
Median Household Income   1.86%
Per Capita Income   1.9%
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.

Mertzon, TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Mertzon 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 # 1103 37th
Population Density1 # 1175 33rd
Diversity Index2 # 549 69th
Median Household Income # 867 50th
Per Capita Income # 681 61st

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