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Tahoka, Texas - Basic Facts

Tahoka is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the City of Tahoka.

It is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Lynn County at latitude 33.1668 and longitude -101.7938. Lynn County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 3,081 feet.

The formal boundaries for the City of Tahoka (see map) encompass a land area of 2.38 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles.

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Tahoka, TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Tahoka to the other 1,752 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Texas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 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 # 607 65th
Population Density1 # 651 63rd
Diversity Index2 # 242 86th
Median Household Income # 813 54th
Per Capita Income # 571 67th

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

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Tahoka, TX Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)

POPULATION

Total Population 2,585
Population in Households 2,544
Population in Familes 2,155
Population in Group Qrtrs 41
Population Density1 1,086
Diversity Index2 70
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 1,008
Average Household Size 2.52
Family Households 713
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 1,190 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 711 (59.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 297 (25.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 182 (15.3%)
Median Home Value $68,846
Average Home Value $84,669
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $44,471
Average Household Income $63,621
Per Capita Income $24,623
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.78% -0.75%
Households -0.51% -0.58%
Families -0.07% -0.68%
Median Household Income   3.79%
Per Capita Income   2.59%
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.

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