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The City of Roxton had a population of 640 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Roxton is located at latitude 33.5456 and longitude -95.7249 in Lamar County. The formal boundaries for the City of Roxton (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.86 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Lamar County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 512 feet.

The City of Roxton (GNIS ID: 2411008) 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 Roxton is located within Roxton Division of Lamar County.

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


Total Population 640
Population in Households 640
Population in Familes 528
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 742
Diversity Index2 48


Total Households 281
Average Household Size 2.28
Family Households 179
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 333 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 183 (55.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 98 (29.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 52 (15.6%)
Median Home Value $58,730
Average Home Value $76,648


Median Household Income $29,648
Average Household Income $41,733
Per Capita Income $18,141
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.25% -0.19%
Households 0.06% 0.0%
Families 0.92% 0.0%
Median Household Income   -0.54%
Per Capita Income   0.65%
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.

Roxton, TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Roxton 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 # 1160 34th
Population Density1 # 930 47th
Diversity Index2 # 909 48th
Median Household Income # 1554 11th
Per Capita Income # 1299 26th

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