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Higgins, Texas - Basic Facts

The City of Higgins had a population of 444 as of July 1, 2017. Higgins ranks in the lower 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 Higgins is located at latitude 36.121 and longitude -100.0274 in Lipscomb County. The formal boundaries for the City of Higgins (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.11 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Lipscomb County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 2,569 feet.

The City of Higgins (GNIS ID: 2410758) 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 Higgins is located within Higgins Division of Lipscomb County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Higgins 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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Higgins, TX Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 444
Daytime Population: Workers 98
Daytime Population: Residents 266
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 364
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.82
Population in Households 442
Population in Familes 362
Population in Group Qrtrs 2
Population Density2 400
Diversity Index3 34


Median Household Income $57,678
Average Household Income $83,938
Per Capita Income $36,689


Total Housing Units 244 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 155 (63.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 55 (22.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 34 (13.9%)
Median Home Value $103,750
Average Home Value $127,597


Total Households 210
Average Household Size 2.1
Family Households 139
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 1.56% 1.06%
Households 1.46% 1.03%
Families 3.54% 0.99%
Median Household Income   3.01%
Per Capita Income   3.91%

Higgins, TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Higgins 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 # 1298 26th
Population Density # 1281 27th
Diversity Index # 1303 25th
Median Household Income # 456 74th
Per Capita Income # 207 88th

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