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Ransom Canyon, Texas - Basic Facts

The Town of Ransom Canyon had a population of 1,152 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Ransom Canyon is located at latitude 33.5303 and longitude -101.6853 in Lubbock County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Ransom Canyon (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.79 sq. miles and a water area of 0.16 sq. miles. Lubbock County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 3,104 feet.

The Town of Ransom Canyon (GNIS ID: 2412529) 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 Town of Ransom Canyon is located within Slaton Division of Lubbock County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Ransom Canyon 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 Ransom Canyon: Lake Ransom Canyon, Lake Ransome Canyon Village.

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


Total Population 1,152
Population in Households 1,152
Population in Familes 1,000
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 1,468
Diversity Index2 52


Total Households 473
Average Household Size 2.44
Family Households 355
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 500 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 382 (76.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 91 (18.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 27 ( 5.4%)
Median Home Value $166,848
Average Home Value $229,634


Median Household Income $71,833
Average Household Income $97,407
Per Capita Income $38,263
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.8% 1.09%
Households 0.73% 0.99%
Families 0.0% 0.89%
Median Household Income   2.45%
Per Capita Income   2.32%
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.

Ransom Canyon, TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Ransom Canyon 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 # 939 46th
Population Density1 # 453 74th
Diversity Index2 # 826 53rd
Median Household Income # 215 88th
Per Capita Income # 145 92nd

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