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Troup, Texas - Basic Facts

The City of Troup had a population of 1,810 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Troup is located at latitude 32.1457 and longitude -95.1221 in Smith County. The formal boundaries for the City of Troup (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.4 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Smith County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 456 feet.

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

The City of Troup (GNIS ID: 2412097) 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 Troup is located within Troup-Arp Division of Smith County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Troup population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Troup: Troope Station, Troupe, Zavalla.

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Troup, TX Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 1,810
Population in Households 1,810
Population in Familes 1,531
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 754
Diversity Index2 59


Total Households 667
Average Household Size 2.71
Family Households 469
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 814 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 426 (52.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 241 (29.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 147 (18.1%)
Median Home Value $73,958
Average Home Value $110,059


Median Household Income $36,374
Average Household Income $50,351
Per Capita Income $18,953
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.51% -0.23%
Households -0.61% -0.3%
Families -0.89% -0.39%
Median Household Income   -1.44%
Per Capita Income   1.14%
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.

Troup, TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Troup 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 # 761 57th
Population Density1 # 911 48th
Diversity Index2 # 620 64th
Median Household Income # 1299 26th
Per Capita Income # 1230 30th

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