Sam Rayburn, TX Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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The Sam Rayburn Census Designated Place had a population of 1,452 as of July 1, 2016. Sam Rayburn ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Texas. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Sam Rayburn is located at latitude 31.0773 and longitude -94.0255 in Jasper County. The formal boundaries for the Sam Rayburn Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 8.47 sq. miles and a water area of 1.46 sq. miles. Jasper County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 200 feet.

The Sam Rayburn Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2586983) 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 Sam Rayburn Census Designated Place is located within Jasper Division of Jasper County.

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


Total Population 1,452
Population in Households 1,452
Population in Familes 1,232
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 172
Diversity Index2 25


Total Households 621
Average Household Size 2.34
Family Households 451
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,164 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 518 (44.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 103 ( 8.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 543 (46.6%)
Median Home Value $148,969
Average Home Value $218,195


Median Household Income $48,355
Average Household Income $60,708
Per Capita Income $25,744
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 3.36% 1.88%
Households 3.1% 1.71%
Families 3.08% 1.63%
Median Household Income   1.93%
Per Capita Income   1.64%
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.

Sam Rayburn, TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Sam Rayburn 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 # 842 52nd
Population Density1 # 1549 11th
Diversity Index2 # 1486 15th
Median Household Income # 716 59th
Per Capita Income # 587 66th

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