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Cresson, Texas - Basic Facts

The City of Cresson had a population of 845 as of July 1, 2016. Cresson ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Texas. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Cresson is located at latitude 32.5299 and longitude -97.6153 in Hood County. The formal boundaries for the City of Cresson (see map below) encompass a land area of 11.55 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Hood County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,053 feet.

While the primary coordinates for City of Cresson are located in Hood County, it should be noted that the formal boundaries for this community also extend into Johnson County, and Parker County.

The City of Cresson (GNIS ID: ) has a P1 Census Class Code which indicates populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. 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 Cresson is located within Godley Division of Hood County.

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


Total Population 845
Population in Households 845
Population in Familes 752
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 73
Diversity Index2 29


Total Households 332
Average Household Size 2.55
Family Households 265
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 383 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 277 (72.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 55 (14.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 51 (13.3%)
Median Home Value $321,171
Average Home Value $355,197


Median Household Income $79,642
Average Household Income $93,601
Per Capita Income $32,987
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 2.12% 2.0%
Households 2.02% 1.97%
Families 3.71% 1.89%
Median Household Income   1.45%
Per Capita Income   1.57%
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.

Cresson, TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Cresson 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 # 1062 39th
Population Density1 # 1678 4th
Diversity Index2 # 1392 21st
Median Household Income # 156 91st
Per Capita Income # 240 86th

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