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Ransom Canyon, Texas - Basic Facts

The Town of Ransom Canyon had a population of 1,198 as of July 1, 2017. Ransom Canyon 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 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, 2017.

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, 2017)


Total Population 1,198
Daytime Population: Workers 166
Daytime Population: Residents 570
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 736
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.61
Population in Households 1,198
Population in Familes 1,039
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 1,527
Diversity Index3 52


Median Household Income $77,871
Average Household Income $106,714
Per Capita Income $41,852


Total Housing Units 514 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 398 (77.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 93 (18.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 23 ( 4.5%)
Median Home Value $172,396
Average Home Value $232,980


Total Households 491
Average Household Size 2.44
Family Households 369
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 1.23% 1.4%
Households 1.15% 1.35%
Families 0.53% 1.27%
Median Household Income   2.51%
Per Capita Income   2.8%

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, 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 # 923 47th
Population Density # 428 76th
Diversity Index # 818 53rd
Median Household Income # 183 90th
Per Capita Income # 132 93rd

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