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Joshua, Texas - Basic Facts

The City of Joshua had a population of 6,230 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Joshua is located at latitude 32.4608 and longitude -97.3831 in Johnson County. The formal boundaries for the City of Joshua (see map below) encompass a land area of 6.77 sq. miles and a water area of 0.03 sq. miles. Johnson County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 928 feet.

The City of Joshua (GNIS ID: 2410152) 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 Joshua is located within Burleson-Joshua Division of Johnson County.

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


Total Population 6,230
Population in Households 6,220
Population in Familes 5,518
Population in Group Qrtrs 10
Population Density1 921
Diversity Index2 41


Total Households 2,187
Average Household Size 2.84
Family Households 1,716
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 2,366 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,583 (66.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 603 (25.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 179 ( 7.6%)
Median Home Value $136,444
Average Home Value $181,175


Median Household Income $55,167
Average Household Income $70,947
Per Capita Income $24,783
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.85% 0.97%
Households 0.82% 0.98%
Families 0.72% 0.9%
Median Household Income   1.41%
Per Capita Income   1.76%
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.

Joshua, TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Joshua 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 # 349 80th
Population Density1 # 787 55th
Diversity Index2 # 1085 38th
Median Household Income # 476 73rd
Per Capita Income # 680 61st

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