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Potosi, Texas - Basic Facts

Potosi is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the Potosi Census Designated Place.

It is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Taylor County at latitude 32.3293 and longitude -99.6565. Taylor County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,821 feet.

The formal boundaries for the Potosi Census Designated Place (see map) encompass a land area of 18.34 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

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Also See: Abilene, TX ZIP Codes and ZIP Code Maps

Potosi, TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Potosi to the other 1,752 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Texas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 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 # 530 70th
Population Density1 # 1544 12th
Diversity Index2 # 1290 26th
Median Household Income # 172 90th
Per Capita Income # 200 89th

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

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Potosi, TX Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)

POPULATION

Total Population 3,173
Population in Households 3,173
Population in Familes 2,931
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 173
Diversity Index2 32
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 1,098
Average Household Size 2.89
Family Households 926
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 1,145 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 986 (86.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 112 ( 9.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 47 ( 4.1%)
Median Home Value $194,359
Average Home Value $208,367
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $76,834
Average Household Income $94,414
Per Capita Income $33,371
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 1.4% 1.42%
Households 1.45% 1.43%
Families 0.75% 1.3%
Median Household Income   2.69%
Per Capita Income   3.52%
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.

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