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Groesbeck, Texas - Basic Facts

The City of Groesbeck had a population of 4,386 as of July 1, 2016. Groesbeck 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 Groesbeck is located at latitude 31.5256 and longitude -96.5281 in Limestone County. The formal boundaries for the City of Groesbeck (see map below) encompass a land area of 4.34 sq. miles and a water area of 0.04 sq. miles. Limestone County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 479 feet.

The City of Groesbeck (GNIS ID: 2410666) 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 Groesbeck is located within Groesbeck Division of Limestone County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Groesbeck population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Groesbeck: Groesbeeck, Groesbuck.

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


Total Population 4,386
Population in Households 3,513
Population in Familes 2,925
Population in Group Qrtrs 873
Population Density1 1,011
Diversity Index2 71


Total Households 1,303
Average Household Size 2.7
Family Households 864
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,510 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 801 (53.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 502 (33.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 207 (13.7%)
Median Home Value $87,639
Average Home Value $110,380


Median Household Income $40,252
Average Household Income $55,855
Per Capita Income $21,091
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.21% 0.15%
Households 0.21% 0.17%
Families 0.0% 0.05%
Median Household Income   1.21%
Per Capita Income   1.45%
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.

Groesbeck, TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Groesbeck 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 # 446 75th
Population Density1 # 711 59th
Diversity Index2 # 260 85th
Median Household Income # 1090 38th
Per Capita Income # 1016 42nd

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