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The City of Farwell had a population of 1,349 as of July 1, 2016. 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.

Texas is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Farwell is located within Farwell-Bovina Division of Parmer County.

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, 2016.

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


Total Population 1,349
Population in Households 1,324
Population in Familes 1,136
Population in Group Qrtrs 25
Population Density1 1,644
Diversity Index2 67


Total Households 517
Average Household Size 2.56
Family Households 363
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 597 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 367 (61.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 150 (25.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 80 (13.4%)
Median Home Value $104,511
Average Home Value $119,740


Median Household Income $42,643
Average Household Income $55,799
Per Capita Income $21,336
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.17% -0.43%
Households -0.43% -0.51%
Families -0.43% -0.56%
Median Household Income   1.77%
Per Capita Income   1.41%
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.

Farwell, TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Farwell 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 # 873 50th
Population Density1 # 388 78th
Diversity Index2 # 367 79th
Median Household Income # 950 46th
Per Capita Income # 987 44th

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