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Barstow, Texas - Basic Facts

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The City of Barstow had a population of 354 as of July 1, 2015. Barstow ranks in the upper 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 Barstow is located at latitude 31.4615 and longitude -103.3955 in Ward County. The formal boundaries for the City of Barstow (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.66 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Ward County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 2,566 feet.

The City of Barstow (GNIS ID: 2409791) 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 Barstow is located within Barstow-Pyote Division of Ward County.

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

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


Total Population 354
Population in Households 344
Population in Familes 287
Population in Group Qrtrs 10
Population Density1 539
Diversity Index2 74


Total Households 147
Average Household Size 2.34
Family Households 97
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 179 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 119 (66.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 28 (15.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 32 (17.9%)
Median Home Value $93,939
Average Home Value $139,619


Median Household Income $30,869
Average Household Income $45,744
Per Capita Income $18,789
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.27% 1.0%
Households 0.53% 0.93%
Families 1.22% 0.81%
Median Household Income   1.38%
Per Capita Income   2.41%
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.


Barstow, TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Barstow 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 # 1375 21st
Population Density1 # 1139 35th
Diversity Index2 # 166 91st
Median Household Income # 1461 17th
Per Capita Income # 1174 33rd

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