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 3,141 as of July 1, 2017. 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, 2017.

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

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


Total Population 3,141
Daytime Population: Workers 1,635
Daytime Population: Residents 1,823
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 3,458
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.10
Population in Households 3,038
Population in Familes 2,501
Population in Group Qrtrs 103
Population Density2 1,498
Diversity Index3 54


Median Household Income $41,160
Average Household Income $58,075
Per Capita Income $21,672


Total Housing Units 1,255 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 653 (52.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 439 (35.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 163 (13.0%)
Median Home Value $85,995
Average Home Value $109,648


Total Households 1,092
Average Household Size 2.78
Family Households 732
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 0.02% 0.25%
Households 0.04% 0.2%
Families 0.06% 0.14%
Median Household Income   1.65%
Per Capita Income   2.47%

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, 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 # 550 69th
Population Density # 441 75th
Diversity Index # 774 56th
Median Household Income # 1132 35th
Per Capita Income # 1066 39th

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