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Alvarado, Texas - Basic Facts

The City of Alvarado is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Johnson County at latitude 32.4061 and longitude -97.216. Johnson County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 764 feet.

The formal official name is the City of Alvarado, but most people and references simply refer to it as Alvarado, Texas.

The P1 Census Class Code for Alvarado indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The formal boundaries for the City of Alvarado (see map below) encompass a land area of 4.15 sq. miles and a water area of 0.74 sq. miles.

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Alvarado, TX Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 3,866
Population in Households 3,798
Population in Familes 3,228
Population in Group Qrtrs 68
Population Density1 944
Diversity Index2 59


Total Households 1,346
Average Household Size 2.82
Family Households 988
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,536 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 891 (58.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 456 (29.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 190 (12.4%)
Median Home Value $94,294
Average Home Value $106,798


Median Household Income $45,977
Average Household Income $52,273
Per Capita Income $18,462
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.5% 0.46%
Households 0.55% 0.51%
Families 0.41% 0.44%
Median Household Income   2.49%
Per Capita Income   2.82%
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.


Alvarado, TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Alvarado to the other 1,752 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Texas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 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 # 469 73rd
Population Density1 # 758 57th
Diversity Index2 # 612 65th
Median Household Income # 762 57th
Per Capita Income # 1164 34th

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