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Happy, Texas - Basic Facts

The Town of Happy had a population of 674 as of July 1, 2015.

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.

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, 2015.

Town of Happy, TX Boundary Map


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Happy, TX Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)


Total Population 674
Population in Households 674
Population in Familes 565
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 635
Diversity Index2 49


Total Households 263
Average Household Size 2.56
Family Households 178
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 301 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 205 (68.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 58 (19.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 38 (12.6%)
Median Home Value $115,517
Average Home Value $149,755


Median Household Income $50,684
Average Household Income $52,997
Per Capita Income $21,051
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.11% 0.0%
Households -0.07% -0.08%
Families 0.54% 0.0%
Median Household Income   1.04%
Per Capita Income   2.31%
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 1,752 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Texas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 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 # 1140 35th
Population Density1 # 1034 41st
Diversity Index2 # 871 50th
Median Household Income # 689 61st
Per Capita Income # 956 45th

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