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Kress, Texas - Basic Facts

The City of Kress had a population of 706 as of July 1, 2016. Kress ranks in the upper 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 Kress is located at latitude 34.3658 and longitude -101.7484 in Swisher County. The formal boundaries for the City of Kress (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.56 sq. miles and a water area of 0.02 sq. miles. Swisher County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 3,471 feet.

The City of Kress (GNIS ID: 2411560) 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 Kress is located within Kress Division of Swisher County.

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


Total Population 706
Population in Households 706
Population in Familes 630
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 1,268
Diversity Index2 76


Total Households 249
Average Household Size 2.84
Family Households 203
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 285 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 165 (57.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 84 (29.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 36 (12.6%)
Median Home Value $47,159
Average Home Value $73,795


Median Household Income $41,838
Average Household Income $53,593
Per Capita Income $18,894
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.2% -0.49%
Households -0.5% -0.57%
Families -0.46% -0.6%
Median Household Income   1.7%
Per Capita Income   1.36%
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.

Kress, TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Kress 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 # 1125 36th
Population Density1 # 554 68th
Diversity Index2 # 119 93rd
Median Household Income # 986 44th
Per Capita Income # 1237 29th

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