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Stanton, Texas - Basic Facts

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The City of Stanton had a population of 2,501 as of July 1, 2016. Stanton 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 Stanton is located at latitude 32.1305 and longitude -101.793 in Martin County. The formal boundaries for the City of Stanton (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.77 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Martin County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 2,664 feet.

The City of Stanton (GNIS ID: 2411970) 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 Stanton is located within Stanton Division of Martin County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Stanton 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 Stanton: Grelton, Marienfeld.

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


Total Population 2,501
Population in Households 2,457
Population in Familes 2,129
Population in Group Qrtrs 44
Population Density1 1,414
Diversity Index2 70


Total Households 866
Average Household Size 2.84
Family Households 628
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 982 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 602 (61.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 264 (26.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 116 (11.8%)
Median Home Value $75,962
Average Home Value $93,386


Median Household Income $49,921
Average Household Income $63,451
Per Capita Income $22,880
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.06% 0.07%
Households -0.06% 0.02%
Families -0.2% -0.03%
Median Household Income   0.18%
Per Capita Income   1.23%
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.

Stanton, TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Stanton 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 # 638 64th
Population Density1 # 487 72nd
Diversity Index2 # 294 83rd
Median Household Income # 665 62nd
Per Capita Income # 841 52nd

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