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Wilson, Texas - Basic Facts

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The City of Wilson had a population of 472 as of July 1, 2017. Wilson ranks in the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Texas. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Wilson is located at latitude 33.3193 and longitude -101.7275 in Lynn County. The formal boundaries for the City of Wilson (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.65 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Lynn County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 3,120 feet.

The City of Wilson (GNIS ID: 2412276) 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 Wilson is located within Wilson Division of Lynn County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Wilson 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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Wilson, TX Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 472
Daytime Population: Workers 147
Daytime Population: Residents 270
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 417
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.88
Population in Households 472
Population in Familes 412
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 731
Diversity Index3 65


Median Household Income $50,000
Average Household Income $69,697
Per Capita Income $27,010


Total Housing Units 198 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 123 (62.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 44 (22.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 31 (15.7%)
Median Home Value $125,000
Average Home Value $179,675


Total Households 167
Average Household Size 2.83
Family Households 123
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 -0.49% -0.56%
Households -0.41% -0.48%
Families -0.22% -0.49%
Median Household Income   2.54%
Per Capita Income   3.77%

Wilson, TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Wilson 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 # 1275 27th
Population Density # 936 47th
Diversity Index # 437 75th
Median Household Income # 741 57th
Per Capita Income # 590 66th

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