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Fort Davis, Texas - Basic Facts

The Fort Davis Census Designated Place had a population of 1,190 as of July 1, 2016. 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, 2016.

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


Total Population 1,190
Population in Households 1,179
Population in Familes 959
Population in Group Qrtrs 11
Population Density1 118
Diversity Index2 61


Total Households 503
Average Household Size 2.34
Family Households 330
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 672 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 380 (56.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 123 (18.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 169 (25.1%)
Median Home Value $104,091
Average Home Value $175,858


Median Household Income $47,752
Average Household Income $57,986
Per Capita Income $24,919
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.15% -0.44%
Households -0.25% -0.48%
Families -0.24% -0.55%
Median Household Income   1.73%
Per Capita Income   1.78%
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.

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, 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 # 922 47th
Population Density1 # 1607 8th
Diversity Index2 # 560 68th
Median Household Income # 731 58th
Per Capita Income # 660 62nd

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