Premont, TX Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Premont, Texas - Basic Facts

The City of Premont had a population of 2,680 as of July 1, 2017. Premont 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 Premont is located at latitude 27.3586 and longitude -98.1244 in Jim Wells County. The formal boundaries for the City of Premont (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.71 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Jim Wells County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 164 feet.

The City of Premont (GNIS ID: 2411486) 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 Premont is located within Premont Division of Jim Wells County.

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


Total Population 2,680
Daytime Population: Workers 407
Daytime Population: Residents 2,046
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 2,453
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.92
Population in Households 2,647
Population in Familes 2,272
Population in Group Qrtrs 33
Population Density2 1,567
Diversity Index3 40


Median Household Income $25,891
Average Household Income $42,192
Per Capita Income $14,967


Total Housing Units 1,097 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 650 (59.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 286 (26.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 160 (14.6%)
Median Home Value $44,226
Average Home Value $59,025


Total Households 937
Average Household Size 2.82
Family Households 672
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 0.14% 0.16%
Households 0.16% 0.17%
Families 0.08% 0.09%
Median Household Income   1.39%
Per Capita Income   2.63%

Premont, TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Premont 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 # 612 65th
Population Density # 415 76th
Diversity Index # 1133 35th
Median Household Income # 1667 5th
Per Capita Income # 1476 16th

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