Sanctuary, TX Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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The Town of Sanctuary had a population of 355 as of July 1, 2016. Sanctuary 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 Sanctuary is located at latitude 32.9132 and longitude -97.5877 in Parker County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Sanctuary (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.86 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Parker County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 768 feet.

The Town of Sanctuary (GNIS ID: 2413255) 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 Town of Sanctuary is located within Springtown-Reno Division of Parker County.

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


Total Population 355
Population in Households 354
Population in Familes 297
Population in Group Qrtrs 1
Population Density1 414
Diversity Index2 28


Total Households 142
Average Household Size 2.49
Family Households 102
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 147 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 101 (68.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 41 (27.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 5 ( 3.4%)
Median Home Value $188,095
Average Home Value $213,235


Median Household Income $68,089
Average Household Income $79,520
Per Capita Income $30,251
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.22% 2.26%
Households 1.05% 2.29%
Families 0.64% 2.07%
Median Household Income   3.28%
Per Capita Income   1.67%
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.

Sanctuary, TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Sanctuary 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 # 1379 21st
Population Density1 # 1262 28th
Diversity Index2 # 1411 19th
Median Household Income # 251 86th
Per Capita Income # 323 82nd

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