Powderly, TX Community Profile: Data

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Powderly: Basic Info

Powderly is the everyday name that most people use for the community and surrounding area. However, the Powderly Census Designated Place is the formal official name. It is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Lamar County at latitude 33.8112 and longitude -95.5244. The elevation is 528 feet.

The Powderly Census Designated Place has formally defined boundaries. The boundaries are displayed in the map section. The defined boundaries encompass a land area of 7.24 sq. miles and a water area of 0.19 sq. miles.

Lamar County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). Observes DST? Yes. Current Local Time.

Also See: Powderly, TX ZIP Codes and ZIP Code Maps

Powderly: Community Profile Overview & Basic Data


The Powderly Community Profile has 7 main navigation sections plus some ancillary topics in the blue navigation bar:

  1. The Data section (this page) contains Basic Parameters for Powderly (Formal Name, Census Class Code, Coordinates and Time Zone) , current Demographic Information and a Peer Comparsion Table that shows how Powderly ranks in comparison to its peer group.
  2. The Maps section has a Boundary Map for the Powderly Census Designated Place with a 1-click link to Driving Directions, Texas Congressional District Maps and a Map of Lamar County.
  3. The Photos section of the Community Profile has Powderly Local Area Photos. The locations where the photos were taken are plotted on a map. The photos are available in two sizes.
  4. The Directory is a Powderly Directory of Business, Government and Social Services. The Directory can be searched by business name or category. There are also 40 point and click links to the most popular search categories.
  5. The Schools section has School Profiles for local area schools. You can also search for profiles of all Texas Public and Private Schools by School Name, City, County or ZIP Code.
  6. The Jobs section of the Powderly Community Profile has a searchable database of employment opportunities in or near Powderly. The jobs database can be searched by job category or keywords.
  7. The Places section lists popular "Places of Interest" in the local Powderly area. The Places are listed by category. When you select a category, you're presented with a list of locations within a 15 mile search radius. Maps and driving direction are both 1-click links.

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


Total Population 1,195
Population in Households 1,195
Population in Familes 1,024
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 165
Diversity Index2 25


Total Households 491
Average Household Size 2.43
Family Households 361
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 528 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 408 (77.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 83 (15.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 37 ( 7.0%)
Median Home Value $114,888
Average Home Value $134,214


Median Household Income $55,281
Average Household Income $65,731
Per Capita Income $26,712
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.34% 0.12%
Households 0.49% 0.12%
Families 0.13% 0.06%
Median Household Income   2.45%
Per Capita Income   3.02%
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.


Powderly, TX: Peer Comparison by Rank and Percentile (As of July 1, 2014)

The table below compares Powderly to the other 1,752 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Texas by rank and percentile. The place with the highest value is ranked # 1. Percentile example: a location that ranks higher than 25% of its peers would be in the 25th percentile of the peer group.

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Rank Percentile
Total Population # 913 48th
Population Density1 # 1554 11th
Diversity Index2 # 1479 16th
Median Household Income # 431 75th
Per Capita Income # 412 77th
Information Updates

The Demographic Data for the 4,699 Texas cities, towns, counties, ZIP Codes and Census Designated Places (CDPs) profiled in this gazetteer is updated annually. Last Update: July 1, 2014.

The ZIP Code maps and the data regarding the number of residential and business addresses in each ZIP Code are updated four times per year. Last Update: August 1, 2014.

The information on the 111,347 Texas Physical, Cultural and Historic Features is updated six times per year. Last Update: August 2, 2014.

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