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Sinton, Texas - Basic Facts

The City of Sinton had a population of 5,746 as of July 1, 2016. Sinton 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 Sinton is located at latitude 28.0408 and longitude -97.5146 in San Patricio County. The formal boundaries for the City of Sinton (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.81 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. San Patricio County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 49 feet.

The City of Sinton (GNIS ID: 2411906) 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 Sinton is located within Sinton-Odem Division of San Patricio County.

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


Total Population 5,746
Population in Households 5,454
Population in Familes 4,715
Population in Group Qrtrs 292
Population Density1 2,044
Diversity Index2 55


Total Households 1,921
Average Household Size 2.84
Family Households 1,399
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 2,165 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,107 (51.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 814 (37.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 244 (11.3%)
Median Home Value $79,246
Average Home Value $103,681


Median Household Income $32,355
Average Household Income $43,828
Per Capita Income $16,597
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.23% 0.38%
Households 0.2% 0.38%
Families 0.15% 0.31%
Median Household Income   -0.74%
Per Capita Income   0.52%
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.

Sinton, TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Sinton 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 # 368 79th
Population Density1 # 295 83rd
Diversity Index2 # 738 58th
Median Household Income # 1455 17th
Per Capita Income # 1395 20th

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