Sweetwater, TX Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Sweetwater, Texas - Basic Facts

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The City of Sweetwater had a population of 11,025 as of July 1, 2016. Sweetwater 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 Sweetwater is located at latitude 32.4672 and longitude -100.411 in Nolan County. The formal boundaries for the City of Sweetwater (see map below) encompass a land area of 10.19 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Nolan County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 2,169 feet.

The City of Sweetwater (GNIS ID: 2412023) 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 Sweetwater is located within Sweetwater Division of Nolan County.

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

POPULATION

Total Population 11,025
Population in Households 10,749
Population in Familes 8,675
Population in Group Qrtrs 276
Population Density1 1,082
Diversity Index2 68
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 4,307
Average Household Size 2.5
Family Households 2,781
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 5,082 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,621 (51.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,686 (33.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 775 (15.2%)
Median Home Value $54,301
Average Home Value $88,621
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $39,573
Average Household Income $53,254
Per Capita Income $20,715
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.17% 0.09%
Households -0.12% -0.03%
Families -0.11% -0.1%
Median Household Income   1.92%
Per Capita Income   1.44%
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.

Sweetwater, TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Sweetwater 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 # 238 86th
Population Density1 # 669 62nd
Diversity Index2 # 355 80th
Median Household Income # 1130 35th
Per Capita Income # 1061 39th

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