Stamford, TX Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Stamford, Texas - Basic Facts

The City of Stamford had a population of 3,006 as of July 1, 2015. Stamford 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 Stamford is located at latitude 33.0462 and longitude -99.597 in Jones County. The formal boundaries for the City of Stamford (see map below) encompass a land area of 5.96 sq. miles and a water area of 6.96 sq. miles. Jones County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,614 feet.

While the primary coordinates for City of Stamford are located in Jones County, it should be noted that the formal boundaries for this community also extend into and Haskell County.

The City of Stamford (GNIS ID: ) has a P1 Census Class Code which indicates populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. 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 Stamford is located within Haskell Division of Jones County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Stamford population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

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


Total Population 3,006
Population in Households 2,879
Population in Familes 2,337
Population in Group Qrtrs 127
Population Density1 504
Diversity Index2 68


Total Households 1,213
Average Household Size 2.37
Family Households 790
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,647 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 856 (52.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 357 (21.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 434 (26.4%)
Median Home Value $75,566
Average Home Value $97,076


Median Household Income $30,518
Average Household Income $46,168
Per Capita Income $19,270
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.73% -0.41%
Households -0.63% -0.33%
Families -0.29% -0.43%
Median Household Income   1.66%
Per Capita Income   2.58%
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.


Stamford, TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Stamford 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 # 557 68th
Population Density1 # 1171 33rd
Diversity Index2 # 339 81st
Median Household Income # 1475 16th
Per Capita Income # 1133 35th

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