Idalou, TX Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Idalou, Texas - Basic Facts

The City of Idalou had a population of 2,362 as of July 1, 2016. Idalou ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Texas. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Idalou is located at latitude 33.6625 and longitude -101.6836 in Lubbock County. The formal boundaries for the City of Idalou (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.01 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Lubbock County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 3,192 feet.

The City of Idalou (GNIS ID: 2410093) 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 Idalou is located within Idalou Division of Lubbock County.

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

POPULATION

Total Population 2,362
Population in Households 2,358
Population in Familes 2,061
Population in Group Qrtrs 4
Population Density1 2,345
Diversity Index2 64
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 863
Average Household Size 2.73
Family Households 641
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 933 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 621 (66.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 243 (26.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 70 ( 7.5%)
Median Home Value $101,657
Average Home Value $120,451
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $53,078
Average Household Income $71,908
Per Capita Income $25,917
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.87% 1.13%
Households 0.78% 1.09%
Families 0.9% 1.01%
Median Household Income   0.85%
Per Capita Income   0.93%
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.

Idalou, TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Idalou 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 # 656 62nd
Population Density1 # 244 86th
Diversity Index2 # 480 72nd
Median Household Income # 537 69th
Per Capita Income # 573 67th

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