Farwell, TX Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Farwell, Texas - Basic Facts

The City of Farwell had a population of 1,347 as of July 1, 2015. Farwell ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and 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 Farwell is located at latitude 34.3856 and longitude -103.0373 in Parmer County. 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. Parmer County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 4,144 feet.

The City of Farwell (GNIS ID: 2410490) 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.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Farwell population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

City of Farwell, TX Boundary Map

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Farwell, TX Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)

POPULATION

Total Population 1,347
Population in Households 1,322
Population in Familes 1,133
Population in Group Qrtrs 25
Population Density1 1,639
Diversity Index2 66
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 524
Average Household Size 2.52
Family Households 368
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 597 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 376 (63.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 148 (24.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 73 (12.2%)
Median Home Value $125,272
Average Home Value $135,800
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $44,454
Average Household Income $59,392
Per Capita Income $22,810
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.22% -0.56%
Households -0.25% -0.62%
Families -0.26% -0.66%
Median Household Income   2.46%
Per Capita Income   2.09%
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, 2015 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 # 864 51st
Population Density1 # 390 78th
Diversity Index2 # 378 78th
Median Household Income # 897 49th
Per Capita Income # 777 56th

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