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Venus, Texas - Basic Facts

Venus is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the Town of Venus.

It is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Johnson County at latitude 32.4335 and longitude -97.1025. Johnson County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 666 feet.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Venus: Gossip.

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


Total Population 3,141
Population in Households 2,603
Population in Familes 2,293
Population in Group Qrtrs 538
Population Density1 1,052
Diversity Index2 61


Total Households 683
Average Household Size 3.81
Family Households 536
Average Family Size 4


Total Housing Units 735 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 531 (72.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 152 (20.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 52 ( 7.1%)
Median Home Value $116,176
Average Home Value $121,422


Median Household Income $62,418
Average Household Income $69,411
Per Capita Income $21,590
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 1.41% 1.1%
Households 1.88% 1.48%
Families 1.41% 1.41%
Median Household Income   3.39%
Per Capita Income   2.87%
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.


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, 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 # 538 69th
Population Density1 # 667 62nd
Diversity Index2 # 543 69th
Median Household Income # 294 83rd
Per Capita Income # 857 51st

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