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The City of East Mountain had a population of 858 as of July 1, 2017. East Mountain 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 East Mountain is located at latitude 32.5858 and longitude -94.858 in Upshur County. The formal boundaries for the City of East Mountain (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.11 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Upshur County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 430 feet.

While the primary coordinates for City of East Mountain are located in Upshur County, it should be noted that the formal boundaries for this community also extend into and Gregg County.

The City of East Mountain (GNIS ID: 2410388) 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 East Mountain is located within Gladewater Division of Upshur County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with East Mountain 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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East Mountain, TX Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 858
Daytime Population: Workers 100
Daytime Population: Residents 499
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 599
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.70
Population in Households 858
Population in Familes 751
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 406
Diversity Index3 31


Median Household Income $60,645
Average Household Income $74,155
Per Capita Income $28,475


Total Housing Units 356 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 273 (76.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 65 (18.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 17 ( 4.8%)
Median Home Value $123,438
Average Home Value $173,901


Total Households 339
Average Household Size 2.53
Family Households 257
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 1.02% 0.94%
Households 1.02% 0.87%
Families 1.24% 0.84%
Median Household Income   2.81%
Per Capita Income   3.07%

East Mountain, TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares East Mountain 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 # 1058 40th
Population Density # 1273 27th
Diversity Index # 1359 22nd
Median Household Income # 385 78th
Per Capita Income # 492 72nd

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