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Cushing, Texas - Basic Facts

The City of Cushing had a population of 568 as of July 1, 2016. Cushing ranks in the lower 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 Cushing is located at latitude 31.8124 and longitude -94.8417 in Nacogdoches County. The formal boundaries for the City of Cushing (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.37 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Nacogdoches County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 410 feet.

The City of Cushing (GNIS ID: 2410280) 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 Cushing is located within Cushing-Douglass Division of Nacogdoches County.

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


Total Population 568
Population in Households 568
Population in Familes 473
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 414
Diversity Index2 30


Total Households 226
Average Household Size 2.51
Family Households 154
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 268 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 171 (63.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 55 (20.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 42 (15.7%)
Median Home Value $75,000
Average Home Value $117,794


Median Household Income $43,010
Average Household Income $60,235
Per Capita Income $25,250
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -1.19% -0.9%
Households -1.09% -0.9%
Families -2.02% -0.93%
Median Household Income   2.4%
Per Capita Income   1.43%
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.

Cushing, TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Cushing 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 # 1204 31st
Population Density1 # 1263 28th
Diversity Index2 # 1375 21st
Median Household Income # 932 47th
Per Capita Income # 637 64th

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