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The City of Wilson had a population of 481 as of July 1, 2016. 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, 2016.

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


Total Population 481
Population in Households 481
Population in Familes 421
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 745
Diversity Index2 65


Total Households 172
Average Household Size 2.8
Family Households 127
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 198 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 127 (64.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 45 (22.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 26 (13.1%)
Median Home Value $119,595
Average Home Value $170,866


Median Household Income $50,000
Average Household Income $66,278
Per Capita Income $25,804
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.26% -0.21%
Households 0.0% 0.0%
Families 0.25% -0.16%
Median Household Income   0.09%
Per Capita Income   0.56%
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.

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, 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 # 1269 27th
Population Density1 # 924 47th
Diversity Index2 # 445 75th
Median Household Income # 653 62nd
Per Capita Income # 581 67th

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