Bovina, TX Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Bovina, Texas - Basic Facts

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The City of Bovina had a population of 1,850 as of July 1, 2016. Bovina ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Texas. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Bovina is located at latitude 34.5157 and longitude -102.8847 in Parmer County. The formal boundaries for the City of Bovina (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.18 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Parmer County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 4,068 feet.

The City of Bovina (GNIS ID: 2409887) 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 Bovina is located within Farwell-Bovina Division of Parmer County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Bovina 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 Bovina: Bull Town.

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


Total Population 1,850
Population in Households 1,850
Population in Familes 1,675
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 1,570
Diversity Index2 60


Total Households 556
Average Household Size 3.33
Family Households 447
Average Family Size 4


Total Housing Units 637 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 364 (57.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 192 (30.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 81 (12.7%)
Median Home Value $84,615
Average Home Value $107,418


Median Household Income $39,604
Average Household Income $48,250
Per Capita Income $14,557
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.15% -0.37%
Households -0.43% -0.51%
Families -0.46% -0.54%
Median Household Income   0.44%
Per Capita Income   0.47%
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.

Bovina, TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Bovina 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 # 749 57th
Population Density1 # 414 76th
Diversity Index2 # 607 66th
Median Household Income # 1127 36th
Per Capita Income # 1475 16th

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