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Porter Heights, Texas - Basic Facts

The Porter Heights Census Designated Place had a population of 1,843 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Porter Heights is located at latitude 30.1519 and longitude -95.3218 in Montgomery County. The formal boundaries for the Porter Heights Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.24 sq. miles and a water area of 0.03 sq. miles. Montgomery County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 121 feet.

The Porter Heights Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2409095) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

Texas is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Porter Heights Census Designated Place is located within Southeast Montgomery Division of Montgomery County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Porter Heights 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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Porter Heights, TX Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 1,843
Population in Households 1,843
Population in Familes 1,573
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 568
Diversity Index2 59


Total Households 624
Average Household Size 2.95
Family Households 457
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 669 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 504 (75.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 120 (17.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 45 ( 6.7%)
Median Home Value $116,257
Average Home Value $199,205


Median Household Income $40,752
Average Household Income $52,317
Per Capita Income $17,737
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.76% 2.41%
Households 1.69% 2.35%
Families 1.24% 2.06%
Median Household Income   0.52%
Per Capita Income   1.65%
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.

Porter Heights, TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Porter Heights 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 # 750 57th
Population Density1 # 1107 37th
Diversity Index2 # 639 64th
Median Household Income # 1056 40th
Per Capita Income # 1328 24th

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