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Myrtle Springs, Texas - Basic Facts

Myrtle Springs is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the Myrtle Springs Census Designated Place.

It is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Van Zandt County at latitude 32.6099 and longitude -95.9302. Van Zandt County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 502 feet.

The formal boundaries for the Myrtle Springs Census Designated Place (see map) encompass a land area of 7.3 sq. miles and a water area of 0.06 sq. miles.

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Myrtle Springs, TX Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 857
Population in Households 857
Population in Familes 726
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 117
Diversity Index2 27


Total Households 333
Average Household Size 2.57
Family Households 243
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 406 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 251 (61.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 83 (20.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 73 (18.0%)
Median Home Value $162,791
Average Home Value $184,350


Median Household Income $41,196
Average Household Income $56,526
Per Capita Income $22,156
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.81% 0.55%
Households 0.87% 0.65%
Families 1.83% 0.49%
Median Household Income   3.34%
Per Capita Income   2.51%
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.


Myrtle Springs, TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Myrtle Springs to the other 1,752 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Texas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 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 # 1049 40th
Population Density1 # 1612 8th
Diversity Index2 # 1423 19th
Median Household Income # 945 46th
Per Capita Income # 801 54th

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