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Nacogdoches, Texas - Basic Facts

The City of Nacogdoches had a population of 34,163 as of July 1, 2016. Nacogdoches 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 Nacogdoches is located at latitude 31.6124 and longitude -94.652 in Nacogdoches County. The formal boundaries for the City of Nacogdoches (see map below) encompass a land area of 27.02 sq. miles and a water area of 0.05 sq. miles. Nacogdoches County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 302 feet.

The City of Nacogdoches (GNIS ID: 2411207) 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 Nacogdoches is located within Nacogdoches Division of Nacogdoches County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Nacogdoches population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Nacogdoches: Nacodoches.

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Nacogdoches, TX Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 34,163
Population in Households 29,387
Population in Familes 20,520
Population in Group Qrtrs 4,776
Population Density1 1,265
Diversity Index2 73


Total Households 12,741
Average Household Size 2.31
Family Households 6,629
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 14,268 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,732 (33.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 8,009 (56.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,527 (10.7%)
Median Home Value $120,979
Average Home Value $147,137


Median Household Income $30,032
Average Household Income $45,996
Per Capita Income $18,090
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.56% 0.37%
Households 0.78% 0.46%
Families 0.76% 0.35%
Median Household Income   1.59%
Per Capita Income   1.09%
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.

Nacogdoches, TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Nacogdoches 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 # 100 94th
Population Density1 # 558 68th
Diversity Index2 # 188 89th
Median Household Income # 1540 12th
Per Capita Income # 1303 26th

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