Jonestown, TX Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Jonestown, Texas - Basic Facts

The City of Jonestown had a population of 2,228 as of July 1, 2016. Jonestown 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 Jonestown is located at latitude 30.5014 and longitude -97.912 in Travis County. The formal boundaries for the City of Jonestown (see map below) encompass a land area of 6.32 sq. miles and a water area of 1.19 sq. miles. Travis County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 814 feet.

The City of Jonestown (GNIS ID: 2410148) 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 Jonestown is located within Northwest Travis Division of Travis County.

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


Total Population 2,228
Population in Households 2,228
Population in Familes 1,784
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 353
Diversity Index2 36


Total Households 974
Average Household Size 2.29
Family Households 648
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,282 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 794 (61.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 180 (14.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 308 (24.0%)
Median Home Value $262,500
Average Home Value $405,485


Median Household Income $53,714
Average Household Income $95,845
Per Capita Income $41,175
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 3.16% 2.41%
Households 3.06% 2.35%
Families 3.71% 2.19%
Median Household Income   3.01%
Per Capita Income   1.8%
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.

Jonestown, TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Jonestown 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 # 674 62nd
Population Density1 # 1322 24th
Diversity Index2 # 1243 29th
Median Household Income # 515 71st
Per Capita Income # 121 93rd

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