Grand Saline, TX Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Grand Saline, Texas - Basic Facts

The City of Grand Saline had a population of 3,163 as of July 1, 2016. Grand Saline ranks in the upper 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 Grand Saline is located at latitude 32.6781 and longitude -95.7116 in Van Zandt County. The formal boundaries for the City of Grand Saline (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.1 sq. miles and a water area of 0.02 sq. miles. Van Zandt County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 400 feet.

The City of Grand Saline (GNIS ID: 2410633) 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 Grand Saline is located within Grand Saline Division of Van Zandt County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Grand Saline population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Grand Saline: Jordans Saline, Jordan's Saline.

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Grand Saline, TX Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 3,163
Population in Households 3,058
Population in Familes 2,517
Population in Group Qrtrs 105
Population Density1 1,509
Diversity Index2 53


Total Households 1,089
Average Household Size 2.81
Family Households 731
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,257 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 650 (51.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 440 (35.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 168 (13.4%)
Median Home Value $82,913
Average Home Value $107,165


Median Household Income $37,326
Average Household Income $54,287
Per Capita Income $20,143
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.14% 0.26%
Households 0.0% 0.16%
Families 0.04% 0.08%
Median Household Income   1.22%
Per Capita Income   1.1%
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.

Grand Saline, TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Grand Saline 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 # 538 69th
Population Density1 # 430 75th
Diversity Index2 # 780 55th
Median Household Income # 1246 29th
Per Capita Income # 1128 36th

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