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The City of Anson had a population of 2,320 as of July 1, 2016. Anson ranks in the upper quartile for 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 Anson is located at latitude 32.7545 and longitude -99.8962 in Jones County. The formal boundaries for the City of Anson (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.76 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Jones County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,729 feet.

The City of Anson (GNIS ID: 2409713) 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 Anson is located within Anson Division of Jones County.

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


Total Population 2,320
Population in Households 2,274
Population in Familes 1,915
Population in Group Qrtrs 46
Population Density1 840
Diversity Index2 70


Total Households 881
Average Household Size 2.58
Family Households 599
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,111 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 613 (55.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 268 (24.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 230 (20.7%)
Median Home Value $49,919
Average Home Value $72,023


Median Household Income $39,323
Average Household Income $52,713
Per Capita Income $20,721
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.74% -0.66%
Households -0.62% -0.53%
Families -0.58% -0.61%
Median Household Income   -1.28%
Per Capita Income   1.05%
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.

Anson, TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Anson 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 # 667 62nd
Population Density1 # 830 53rd
Diversity Index2 # 286 84th
Median Household Income # 1137 35th
Per Capita Income # 1059 39th

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