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Farwell, Texas - Basic Facts

The City of Farwell is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Parmer County at latitude 34.3856 and longitude -103.0373. Parmer County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 4,144 feet.

The formal official name is the City of Farwell, but most people and references simply refer to it as Farwell, Texas.

The P1 Census Class Code for Farwell indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The formal boundaries for the City of Farwell (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.82 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

City of Farwell, TX Boundary Map

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Farwell, TX Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)

POPULATION

Total Population 1,381
Population in Households 1,356
Population in Familes 1,163
Population in Group Qrtrs 25
Population Density1 1,681
Diversity Index2 66
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 538
Average Household Size 2.52
Family Households 378
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 597 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 388 (65.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 150 (25.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 59 ( 9.9%)
Median Home Value $119,211
Average Home Value $131,266
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $42,415
Average Household Income $59,096
Per Capita Income $22,781
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.31% -0.22%
Households 0.31% -0.22%
Families 0.31% -0.27%
Median Household Income   3.48%
Per Capita Income   2.51%
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.

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Farwell, TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Farwell to the other 1,752 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Texas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 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 # 856 51st
Population Density1 # 374 79th
Diversity Index2 # 387 78th
Median Household Income # 901 49th
Per Capita Income # 746 57th

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