Willis, TX Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Willis, Texas - Basic Facts

The City of Willis had a population of 6,124 as of July 1, 2015. Willis ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and 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 Willis is located at latitude 30.4322 and longitude -95.4807 in Montgomery County. The formal boundaries for the City of Willis (see map below) encompass a land area of 4.59 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Montgomery County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 384 feet.

The City of Willis (GNIS ID: 2412269) 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.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Willis population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

City of Willis, TX Boundary Map

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Willis, TX Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)

POPULATION

Total Population 6,124
Population in Households 6,062
Population in Familes 5,195
Population in Group Qrtrs 62
Population Density1 1,819
Diversity Index2 79
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 1,935
Average Household Size 3.13
Family Households 1,442
Average Family Size 4

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 2,182 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,158 (53.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 777 (35.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 247 (11.3%)
Median Home Value $93,344
Average Home Value $136,051
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $40,414
Average Household Income $52,858
Per Capita Income $17,577
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.51% 1.99%
Households 1.58% 2.03%
Families 1.41% 1.96%
Median Household Income   3.6%
Per Capita Income   2.79%
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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Willis, TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Willis to the other 1,752 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Texas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 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 # 345 80th
Population Density1 # 348 80th
Diversity Index2 # 64 96th
Median Household Income # 1044 40th
Per Capita Income # 1279 27th

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