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Stratford, Texas - Basic Facts

The City of Stratford had a population of 2,051 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Stratford is located at latitude 36.3366 and longitude -102.0739 in Sherman County. The formal boundaries for the City of Stratford (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.03 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Sherman County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 3,691 feet.

The City of Stratford (GNIS ID: 2411988) 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 Stratford is located within Stratford Division of Sherman County.

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


Total Population 2,051
Population in Households 2,020
Population in Familes 1,797
Population in Group Qrtrs 31
Population Density1 1,008
Diversity Index2 64


Total Households 713
Average Household Size 2.83
Family Households 543
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 812 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 526 (64.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 187 (23.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 99 (12.2%)
Median Home Value $76,786
Average Home Value $96,259


Median Household Income $46,289
Average Household Income $67,859
Per Capita Income $23,528
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.27% 0.35%
Households 0.04% 0.25%
Families 0.0% 0.18%
Median Household Income   1.37%
Per Capita Income   1.83%
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.

Stratford, TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Stratford 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 # 700 60th
Population Density1 # 714 59th
Diversity Index2 # 492 72nd
Median Household Income # 781 55th
Per Capita Income # 781 55th

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