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Vega, Texas - Basic Facts

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The City of Vega had a population of 901 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Vega is located at latitude 35.2456 and longitude -102.4262 in Oldham County. The formal boundaries for the City of Vega (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.08 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Oldham County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 4,029 feet.

The City of Vega (GNIS ID: 2412147) 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 Vega is located within Vega Division of Oldham County.

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

POPULATION

Total Population 901
Population in Households 899
Population in Familes 776
Population in Group Qrtrs 2
Population Density1 838
Diversity Index2 35
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 364
Average Household Size 2.47
Family Households 259
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 432 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 289 (66.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 75 (17.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 68 (15.7%)
Median Home Value $86,458
Average Home Value $125,000
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $51,916
Average Household Income $74,874
Per Capita Income $29,678
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.31% 0.24%
Households 0.36% 0.22%
Families 0.44% 0.23%
Median Household Income   1.26%
Per Capita Income   2.44%
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.

Vega, TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Vega 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 # 1040 41st
Population Density1 # 832 52nd
Diversity Index2 # 1261 28th
Median Household Income # 577 67th
Per Capita Income # 351 80th

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