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George West, Texas - Basic Facts

The City of George West had a population of 2,558 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for George West is located at latitude 28.33 and longitude -98.1183 in Live Oak County. The formal boundaries for the City of George West (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.94 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Live Oak County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 157 feet.

The City of George West (GNIS ID: 2410582) 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 George West is located within George West Division of Live Oak County.

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


Total Population 2,558
Population in Households 2,492
Population in Familes 2,129
Population in Group Qrtrs 66
Population Density1 1,320
Diversity Index2 58


Total Households 900
Average Household Size 2.77
Family Households 648
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,033 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 640 (62.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 260 (25.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 133 (12.9%)
Median Home Value $76,654
Average Home Value $96,250


Median Household Income $36,505
Average Household Income $51,031
Per Capita Income $19,283
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.73% 1.02%
Households 0.98% 1.17%
Families 0.89% 1.12%
Median Household Income   1.21%
Per Capita Income   1.66%
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.

George West, TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares George West 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 # 629 64th
Population Density1 # 534 69th
Diversity Index2 # 644 63rd
Median Household Income # 1286 27th
Per Capita Income # 1199 32nd

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