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The Powderly Census Designated Place had a population of 1,203 as of July 1, 2016. Powderly ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and 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 Powderly is located at latitude 33.809 and longitude -95.499 in Lamar County. The formal boundaries for the Powderly Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 7.25 sq. miles and a water area of 0.19 sq. miles. Lamar County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 528 feet.

The Powderly Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2586974) 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 Powderly Census Designated Place is located within Powderly Division of Lamar County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Powderly 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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Powderly Census Designated Place, TX Boundary Map

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Powderly, TX Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 1,203
Population in Households 1,203
Population in Familes 1,031
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 166
Diversity Index2 26


Total Households 502
Average Household Size 2.4
Family Households 369
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 537 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 414 (77.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 88 (16.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 35 ( 6.5%)
Median Home Value $103,495
Average Home Value $129,419


Median Household Income $56,454
Average Household Income $63,996
Per Capita Income $26,473
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.34% 0.25%
Households 0.69% 0.43%
Families 0.44% 0.38%
Median Household Income   1.04%
Per Capita Income   1.37%
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 Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Powderly 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 # 920 47th
Population Density1 # 1557 11th
Diversity Index2 # 1481 15th
Median Household Income # 438 75th
Per Capita Income # 536 69th

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