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Matador, Texas - Basic Facts

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The Town of Matador had a population of 579 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for Matador is located at latitude 34.0151 and longitude -100.8211 in Motley County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Matador (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.3 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Motley County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 2,382 feet.

The Town of Matador (GNIS ID: 2412962) 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 Town of Matador is located within Matador Division of Motley County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Matador population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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Matador, TX Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 579
Daytime Population: Workers 318
Daytime Population: Residents 309
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 627
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.08
Population in Households 579
Population in Familes 469
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 444
Diversity Index3 49


Median Household Income $31,992
Average Household Income $49,667
Per Capita Income $22,779


Total Housing Units 366 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 200 (54.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 65 (17.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 101 (27.6%)
Median Home Value $54,545
Average Home Value $69,000


Total Households 265
Average Household Size 2.18
Family Households 172
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.65% -0.95%
Households -0.56% -0.84%
Families -0.55% -1.07%
Median Household Income   0.41%
Per Capita Income   1.8%

Matador, TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Matador to the other 1,749 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Texas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 1196 32nd
Population Density # 1228 30th
Diversity Index # 894 49th
Median Household Income # 1510 14th
Per Capita Income # 948 46th

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