Venus, TX Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Venus, Texas - Basic Facts

The Town of Venus had a population of 3,412 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for Venus is located at latitude 32.4307 and longitude -97.1022 in Johnson County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Venus (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.06 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Johnson County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 666 feet.

While the primary coordinates for Town of Venus are located in Johnson County, it should be noted that the formal boundaries for this community also extend into and Ellis County.

The Town of Venus (GNIS ID: 2413426) 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 Town of Venus is located within Alvarado Division of Johnson County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Venus population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Venus: Gossip.

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Venus, TX Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 3,412
Daytime Population: Workers 867
Daytime Population: Residents 1,419
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 2,286
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.67
Population in Households 2,860
Population in Familes 2,523
Population in Group Qrtrs 552
Population Density2 1,114
Diversity Index3 63


Median Household Income $63,466
Average Household Income $73,464
Per Capita Income $26,488


Total Housing Units 812 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 584 (71.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 169 (20.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 59 ( 7.3%)
Median Home Value $103,385
Average Home Value $154,031


Total Households 753
Average Household Size 3.8
Family Households 591
Average Family Size 4
  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 1.98% 1.47%
Households 2.47% 1.79%
Families 2.19% 1.73%
Median Household Income   2.1%
Per Capita Income   1.97%

Venus, TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Venus 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 # 518 70th
Population Density # 645 63rd
Diversity Index # 509 71st
Median Household Income # 339 81st
Per Capita Income # 630 64th

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