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Vanderbilt, Texas - Basic Facts

The Vanderbilt Census Designated Place had a population of 407 as of July 1, 2017. Vanderbilt ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Texas. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Vanderbilt is located at latitude 28.8208 and longitude -96.6096 in Jackson County. The formal boundaries for the Vanderbilt Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.91 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Jackson County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 39 feet.

The Vanderbilt Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2409503) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

Texas is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Vanderbilt Census Designated Place is located within Vanderbilt Division of Jackson County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Vanderbilt population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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Vanderbilt, TX Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 407
Daytime Population: Workers 98
Daytime Population: Residents 224
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 322
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.79
Population in Households 407
Population in Familes 361
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 214
Diversity Index3 54


Median Household Income $78,375
Average Household Income $102,099
Per Capita Income $37,974


Total Housing Units 167 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 114 (68.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 30 (18.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 23 (13.8%)
Median Home Value $79,444
Average Home Value $133,696


Total Households 144
Average Household Size 2.83
Family Households 109
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.41% 0.44%
Households 0.49% 0.41%
Families 0.52% 0.36%
Median Household Income   1.95%
Per Capita Income   3.67%

Vanderbilt, TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Vanderbilt to the other 1,749 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Texas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 1326 24th
Population Density # 1480 15th
Diversity Index # 768 56th
Median Household Income # 180 90th
Per Capita Income # 180 90th

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