Potosi, TX Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Potosi, Texas - Basic Facts

The Potosi Census Designated Place had a population of 3,172 as of July 1, 2015. Potosi ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Texas. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Potosi is located at latitude 32.3357 and longitude -99.6844 in Taylor County. The formal boundaries for the Potosi Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 18.35 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Taylor County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,821 feet.

The Potosi Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2409098) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Potosi population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

Potosi Census Designated Place, TX Boundary Map

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

POPULATION

Total Population 3,172
Population in Households 3,171
Population in Familes 2,930
Population in Group Qrtrs 1
Population Density1 173
Diversity Index2 33
 

HOUSEHOLDS

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

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 1,146 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 986 (86.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 112 ( 9.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 48 ( 4.2%)
Median Home Value $218,407
Average Home Value $244,346
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $82,264
Average Household Income $109,443
Per Capita Income $38,636
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.13% 1.26%
Households 1.17% 1.3%
Families 0.61% 1.2%
Median Household Income   2.26%
Per Capita Income   1.77%
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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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, 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 # 531 70th
Population Density1 # 1546 12th
Diversity Index2 # 1302 26th
Median Household Income # 150 91st
Per Capita Income # 134 92nd

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