Alice, TX Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Alice, Texas - Basic Facts

The City of Alice had a population of 19,613 as of July 1, 2016. Alice ranks in the upper 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 Alice is located at latitude 27.7556 and longitude -98.0658 in Jim Wells County. The formal boundaries for the City of Alice (see map below) encompass a land area of 11.99 sq. miles and a water area of 0.59 sq. miles. Jim Wells County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 200 feet.

The City of Alice (GNIS ID: 2409682) 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 Alice is located within Alice Division of Jim Wells County.

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


Total Population 19,613
Population in Households 19,340
Population in Familes 16,678
Population in Group Qrtrs 273
Population Density1 1,636
Diversity Index2 45


Total Households 6,787
Average Household Size 2.85
Family Households 5,005
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 7,529 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,128 (54.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,659 (35.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 742 ( 9.9%)
Median Home Value $78,269
Average Home Value $99,092


Median Household Income $40,336
Average Household Income $54,524
Per Capita Income $18,985
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.42% 0.29%
Households 0.36% 0.26%
Families 0.32% 0.2%
Median Household Income   2.52%
Per Capita Income   1.58%
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.

Alice, TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Alice 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 # 148 92nd
Population Density1 # 392 78th
Diversity Index2 # 983 44th
Median Household Income # 1085 38th
Per Capita Income # 1228 30th

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