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Happy, Texas - Basic Facts

The Town of Happy had a population of 661 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Happy is located at latitude 34.7416 and longitude -101.8571 in Swisher County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Happy (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.06 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Swisher County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 3,615 feet.

While the primary coordinates for Town of Happy are located in Swisher County, it should be noted that the formal boundaries for this community also extend into and Randall County.

The Town of Happy (GNIS ID: 2412726) 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 Town of Happy is located within Happy Division of Swisher County.

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


Total Population 661
Population in Households 661
Population in Familes 554
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 623
Diversity Index2 50


Total Households 253
Average Household Size 2.61
Family Households 171
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 301 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 195 (64.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 57 (18.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 48 (15.9%)
Median Home Value $93,902
Average Home Value $121,046


Median Household Income $46,110
Average Household Income $62,957
Per Capita Income $24,536
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.41% -0.34%
Households -0.68% -0.48%
Families -0.19% -0.47%
Median Household Income   2.6%
Per Capita Income   2.38%
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.

Happy, TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Happy 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 # 1153 34th
Population Density1 # 1054 40th
Diversity Index2 # 875 50th
Median Household Income # 784 55th
Per Capita Income # 706 60th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Texas Census Data Comparison Tool.