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The Town of Trent had a population of 362 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for Trent is located at latitude 32.4884 and longitude -100.1233 in Taylor County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Trent (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.4 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Taylor County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,913 feet.

The Town of Trent (GNIS ID: 2413398) 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 Trent is located within Merkel Division of Taylor County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Trent population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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Trent, TX Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 362
Daytime Population: Workers 22
Daytime Population: Residents 224
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 246
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.68
Population in Households 362
Population in Familes 309
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 897
Diversity Index3 42


Median Household Income $53,358
Average Household Income $66,221
Per Capita Income $25,783


Total Housing Units 166 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 111 (66.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 32 (19.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 23 (13.9%)
Median Home Value $81,383
Average Home Value $118,243


Total Households 143
Average Household Size 2.53
Family Households 105
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.99% 1.03%
Households 1.0% 0.96%
Families 1.99% 0.93%
Median Household Income   1.92%
Per Capita Income   3.19%

Trent, TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Trent to the other 1,749 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Texas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 1372 22nd
Population Density # 800 54th
Diversity Index # 1067 39th
Median Household Income # 596 66th
Per Capita Income # 700 60th

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