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Arp, Texas - Basic Facts

The City of Arp had a population of 1,070 as of July 1, 2016. Arp ranks in the lower quartile for 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 Arp is located at latitude 32.226 and longitude -95.0525 in Smith County. The formal boundaries for the City of Arp (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.62 sq. miles and a water area of 0.02 sq. miles. Smith County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 495 feet.

The City of Arp (GNIS ID: 2409733) 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 Arp is located within Troup-Arp Division of Smith County.

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


Total Population 1,070
Population in Households 1,070
Population in Familes 921
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 409
Diversity Index2 29


Total Households 393
Average Household Size 2.72
Family Households 295
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 448 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 307 (68.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 86 (19.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 55 (12.3%)
Median Home Value $95,833
Average Home Value $108,742


Median Household Income $48,250
Average Household Income $62,114
Per Capita Income $22,773
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.58% 1.38%
Households 1.46% 1.29%
Families 1.73% 1.26%
Median Household Income   0.86%
Per Capita Income   1.55%
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.

Arp, TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Arp 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 # 975 44th
Population Density1 # 1271 27th
Diversity Index2 # 1402 20th
Median Household Income # 718 59th
Per Capita Income # 854 51st

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