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Willis, Texas - Basic Facts

The City of Willis is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Montgomery County at latitude 30.4322 and longitude -95.4807. Montgomery County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 384 feet.

The formal official name is the City of Willis, but most people and references simply refer to it as Willis, Texas.

The P1 Census Class Code for Willis indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

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.

City of Willis, TX Boundary Map


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Willis, TX Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)

POPULATION

Total Population 6,104
Population in Households 6,043
Population in Familes 5,182
Population in Group Qrtrs 61
Population Density1 1,813
Diversity Index2 79
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 1,931
Average Household Size 3.13
Family Households 1,438
Average Family Size 4

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 2,181 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,164 (53.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 767 (35.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 250 (11.5%)
Median Home Value $86,747
Average Home Value $135,868
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $39,480
Average Household Income $52,987
Per Capita Income $17,615
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 1.78% 2.3%
Households 1.91% 2.4%
Families 1.67% 2.34%
Median Household Income   3.45%
Per Capita Income   3.02%
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.

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, 2014 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 # 344 80th
Population Density1 # 346 80th
Diversity Index2 # 61 96th
Median Household Income # 1031 41st
Per Capita Income # 1234 30th

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