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Fort Davis, Texas - Basic Facts

The Fort Davis Census Designated Place had a population of 1,082 as of July 1, 2017. Fort Davis 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 Fort Davis is located at latitude 30.5784 and longitude -103.8922 in Jeff Davis County. The formal boundaries for the Fort Davis Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 10.09 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Jeff Davis County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 4,892 feet.

The Fort Davis Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2408235) 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 Fort Davis Census Designated Place is located within Fort Davis Division of Jeff Davis County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Fort Davis 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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Fort Davis, TX Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 1,082
Daytime Population: Workers 418
Daytime Population: Residents 598
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,016
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.94
Population in Households 1,071
Population in Familes 871
Population in Group Qrtrs 11
Population Density2 107
Diversity Index3 62


Median Household Income $50,165
Average Household Income $60,982
Per Capita Income $26,261


Total Housing Units 628 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 347 (55.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 111 (17.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 170 (27.1%)
Median Home Value $108,654
Average Home Value $172,557


Total Households 458
Average Household Size 2.34
Family Households 301
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 -1.43% -1.7%
Households -1.5% -1.72%
Families -1.47% -1.79%
Median Household Income   0.55%
Per Capita Income   2.76%

Fort Davis, TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Fort Davis 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 # 965 45th
Population Density # 1623 7th
Diversity Index # 549 69th
Median Household Income # 732 58th
Per Capita Income # 648 63rd

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