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The City of Sunray had a population of 1,991 as of July 1, 2016. Sunray 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 Sunray is located at latitude 36.0183 and longitude -101.8245 in Moore County. The formal boundaries for the City of Sunray (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.68 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Moore County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 3,507 feet.

The City of Sunray (GNIS ID: 2412010) 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 Sunray is located within Sunray Division of Moore County.

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


Total Population 1,991
Population in Households 1,991
Population in Familes 1,752
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 1,182
Diversity Index2 66


Total Households 695
Average Household Size 2.86
Family Households 523
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 802 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 498 (62.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 197 (24.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 107 (13.3%)
Median Home Value $86,058
Average Home Value $112,900


Median Household Income $52,458
Average Household Income $67,311
Per Capita Income $23,562
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.53% 0.36%
Households 0.21% 0.14%
Families 0.18% 0.04%
Median Household Income   2.65%
Per Capita Income   1.58%
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.

Sunray, TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Sunray 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 # 715 59th
Population Density1 # 601 66th
Diversity Index2 # 415 76th
Median Household Income # 558 68th
Per Capita Income # 779 56th

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