Elmo, TX Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Elmo, Texas - Basic Facts

The Elmo Census Designated Place had a population of 807 as of July 1, 2017. Elmo ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Texas. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Elmo is located at latitude 32.7397 and longitude -96.1527 in Kaufman County. The formal boundaries for the Elmo Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 4.11 sq. miles and a water area of 0.37 sq. miles. Kaufman County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 502 feet.

The Elmo Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2586926) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

Texas is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Elmo Census Designated Place is located within Terrell Division of Kaufman County.

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

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


Total Population 807
Daytime Population: Workers 58
Daytime Population: Residents 460
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 518
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.64
Population in Households 807
Population in Familes 684
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 196
Diversity Index3 53


Median Household Income $56,832
Average Household Income $71,419
Per Capita Income $26,892


Total Housing Units 330 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 240 (72.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 60 (18.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 31 ( 9.4%)
Median Home Value $114,732
Average Home Value $148,326


Total Households 299
Average Household Size 2.7
Family Households 220
Average Family Size 3
  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 0.69% 0.05%
Households 0.62% 0.33%
Families 0.38% -0.27%
Median Household Income   1.9%
Per Capita Income   3.47%

Elmo, TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Elmo 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 # 1079 38th
Population Density # 1508 14th
Diversity Index # 802 54th
Median Household Income # 480 73rd
Per Capita Income # 603 66th

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