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Mathis, Texas - Basic Facts

The City of Mathis had a population of 5,196 as of July 1, 2016. Mathis 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 Mathis is located at latitude 28.0909 and longitude -97.817 in San Patricio County. The formal boundaries for the City of Mathis (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.32 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. San Patricio County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 161 feet.

The City of Mathis (GNIS ID: 2411049) 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 Mathis is located within Mathis Division of San Patricio County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Mathis 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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Mathis, TX Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 5,196
Population in Households 5,132
Population in Familes 4,516
Population in Group Qrtrs 64
Population Density1 1,567
Diversity Index2 39


Total Households 1,637
Average Household Size 3.14
Family Households 1,236
Average Family Size 4


Total Housing Units 1,910 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 987 (51.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 650 (34.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 273 (14.3%)
Median Home Value $37,614
Average Home Value $56,611


Median Household Income $30,569
Average Household Income $44,470
Per Capita Income $14,558
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.81% 0.91%
Households 0.77% 0.88%
Families 0.68% 0.81%
Median Household Income   -0.17%
Per Capita Income   0.84%
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.

Mathis, TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Mathis 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 # 392 78th
Population Density1 # 416 76th
Diversity Index2 # 1139 35th
Median Household Income # 1522 13th
Per Capita Income # 1474 16th

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