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George West, Texas - Basic Facts

The City of George West had a population of 2,559 as of July 1, 2017.

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, 2017.

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George West, TX Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 2,559
Daytime Population: Workers 727
Daytime Population: Residents 1,751
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 2,478
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.97
Population in Households 2,493
Population in Familes 2,131
Population in Group Qrtrs 66
Population Density2 1,320
Diversity Index3 59


Median Household Income $37,410
Average Household Income $54,610
Per Capita Income $20,250


Total Housing Units 999 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 632 (63.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 254 (25.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 114 (11.4%)
Median Home Value $78,977
Average Home Value $97,271


Total Households 885
Average Household Size 2.82
Family Households 639
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 0.63% 0.71%
Households 0.61% 0.73%
Families 0.57% 0.68%
Median Household Income   1.38%
Per Capita Income   2.76%

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, 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 # 628 64th
Population Density # 537 69th
Diversity Index # 651 63rd
Median Household Income # 1323 24th
Per Capita Income # 1194 32nd

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