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Nacogdoches, Texas - Basic Facts

The City of Nacogdoches had a population of 33,585 as of July 1, 2017. 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, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Nacogdoches: Nacodoches.

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


Total Population 33,585
Daytime Population: Workers 23,772
Daytime Population: Residents 18,872
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 42,644
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.27
Population in Households 28,829
Population in Familes 20,117
Population in Group Qrtrs 4,756
Population Density2 1,243
Diversity Index3 73


Median Household Income $30,752
Average Household Income $48,876
Per Capita Income $19,084


Total Housing Units 14,179 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,662 (32.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 7,810 (55.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,707 (12.0%)
Median Home Value $121,737
Average Home Value $148,123


Total Households 12,472
Average Household Size 2.31
Family Households 6,496
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 0.25% 0.31%
Households 0.37% 0.36%
Families 0.37% 0.26%
Median Household Income   0.82%
Per Capita Income   1.85%

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, 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 # 101 94th
Population Density # 580 67th
Diversity Index # 190 89th
Median Household Income # 1539 12th
Per Capita Income # 1299 26th

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