Myrtle Springs, TX Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Myrtle Springs, Texas - Basic Facts

The Myrtle Springs Census Designated Place had a population of 858 as of July 1, 2015. Myrtle Springs ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and 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 Myrtle Springs is located at latitude 32.6241 and longitude -95.9364 in Van Zandt County. The formal boundaries for the Myrtle Springs Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 7.3 sq. miles and a water area of 0.06 sq. miles. Van Zandt County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 502 feet.

The Myrtle Springs Census Designated Place has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Myrtle Springs population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

Myrtle Springs Census Designated Place, TX Boundary Map

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Myrtle Springs, TX Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)

POPULATION

Total Population 858
Population in Households 858
Population in Familes 726
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 117
Diversity Index2 27
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 334
Average Household Size 2.57
Family Households 243
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 405 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 250 (61.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 84 (20.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 71 (17.5%)
Median Home Value $164,881
Average Home Value $192,430
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $45,815
Average Household Income $60,025
Per Capita Income $23,574
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.68% 0.46%
Households 0.76% 0.47%
Families 1.48% 0.41%
Median Household Income   2.13%
Per Capita Income   2.11%
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.

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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, 2015 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 # 1053 40th
Population Density1 # 1612 8th
Diversity Index2 # 1417 19th
Median Household Income # 865 51st
Per Capita Income # 701 60th

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