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Venus, Texas - Basic Facts

The Town of Venus had a population of 3,222 as of July 1, 2015.

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.

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, 2015.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Venus: Gossip.

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Venus, TX Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)


Total Population 3,222
Population in Households 2,681
Population in Familes 2,361
Population in Group Qrtrs 541
Population Density1 1,079
Diversity Index2 62


Total Households 706
Average Household Size 3.8
Family Households 553
Average Family Size 4


Total Housing Units 758 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 547 (72.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 159 (21.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 52 ( 6.9%)
Median Home Value $123,204
Average Home Value $130,357


Median Household Income $68,023
Average Household Income $74,064
Per Capita Income $23,024
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.63% 1.46%
Households 2.16% 1.88%
Families 1.74% 1.81%
Median Household Income   2.62%
Per Capita Income   2.24%
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.

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Venus, TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Venus to the other 1,752 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Texas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 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 # 525 70th
Population Density1 # 660 62nd
Diversity Index2 # 544 69th
Median Household Income # 265 85th
Per Capita Income # 758 57th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Texas Census Data Comparison Tool.