Reklaw, TX Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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The City of Reklaw had a population of 398 as of July 1, 2017. Reklaw ranks in the lower 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 Reklaw is located at latitude 31.8666 and longitude -94.9816 in Rusk County. The formal boundaries for the City of Reklaw (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.94 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Rusk County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 305 feet.

While the primary coordinates for City of Reklaw are located in Rusk County, it should be noted that the formal boundaries for this community also extend into and Cherokee County.

The City of Reklaw (GNIS ID: 2410922) 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 Reklaw is located within Laneville Division of Rusk County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Reklaw population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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Reklaw, TX Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 398
Daytime Population: Workers 29
Daytime Population: Residents 251
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 280
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.70
Population in Households 398
Population in Familes 338
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 135
Diversity Index3 64


Median Household Income $37,994
Average Household Income $55,291
Per Capita Income $21,215


Total Housing Units 176 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 122 (69.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 33 (18.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 21 (11.9%)
Median Home Value $83,824
Average Home Value $125,410


Total Households 155
Average Household Size 2.57
Family Households 107
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.68% 0.35%
Households 0.73% 0.38%
Families 0.53% 0.37%
Median Household Income   3.66%
Per Capita Income   3.29%

Reklaw, TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Reklaw to the other 1,749 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Texas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 1333 24th
Population Density # 1592 9th
Diversity Index # 496 72nd
Median Household Income # 1297 26th
Per Capita Income # 1112 36th

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