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Glen Rose, Texas - Basic Facts

The City of Glen Rose had a population of 2,516 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Glen Rose is located at latitude 32.2469 and longitude -97.7483 in Somervell County. The formal boundaries for the City of Glen Rose (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.86 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Somervell County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 620 feet.

The City of Glen Rose (GNIS ID: 2410595) 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 Glen Rose is located within Glen Rose Division of Somervell County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Glen Rose 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 Glen Rose: Glenrose.

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


Total Population 2,516
Population in Households 2,378
Population in Familes 2,046
Population in Group Qrtrs 138
Population Density1 653
Diversity Index2 58


Total Households 918
Average Household Size 2.59
Family Households 665
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,062 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 583 (54.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 335 (31.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 144 (13.6%)
Median Home Value $143,391
Average Home Value $189,598


Median Household Income $42,595
Average Household Income $64,891
Per Capita Income $25,625
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.47% 0.44%
Households 0.72% 0.62%
Families 0.95% 0.59%
Median Household Income   -0.5%
Per Capita Income   1.28%
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.

Glen Rose, TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Glen Rose 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 # 634 64th
Population Density1 # 1023 42nd
Diversity Index2 # 649 63rd
Median Household Income # 952 46th
Per Capita Income # 598 66th

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