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Tuscola, Texas - Basic Facts

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The City of Tuscola had a population of 804 as of July 1, 2016. Tuscola ranks in the lower 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 Tuscola is located at latitude 32.2105 and longitude -99.7993 in Taylor County. The formal boundaries for the City of Tuscola (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.74 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Taylor County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,978 feet.

The City of Tuscola (GNIS ID: 2412116) 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 Tuscola is located within Jim Ned Division of Taylor County.

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


Total Population 804
Population in Households 804
Population in Familes 730
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 1,085
Diversity Index2 22


Total Households 310
Average Household Size 2.59
Family Households 252
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 322 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 275 (85.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 36 (11.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 12 ( 3.7%)
Median Home Value $132,955
Average Home Value $150,636


Median Household Income $65,182
Average Household Income $74,728
Per Capita Income $27,476
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.38% 1.43%
Households 1.13% 1.26%
Families 3.04% 1.16%
Median Household Income   1.48%
Per Capita Income   1.32%
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.

Tuscola, TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Tuscola 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 # 1078 38th
Population Density1 # 665 62nd
Diversity Index2 # 1559 11th
Median Household Income # 281 84th
Per Capita Income # 465 73rd

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