Monahans, TX Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Monahans, Texas - Basic Facts

The City of Monahans had a population of 7,439 as of July 1, 2015. Monahans ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and 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 Monahans is located at latitude 31.6559 and longitude -103.0841 in Ward County. The formal boundaries for the City of Monahans (see map below) encompass a land area of 28.66 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Ward County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 2,621 feet.

The City of Monahans (GNIS ID: 2411133) 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.

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

City of Monahans, TX Boundary Map

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

POPULATION

Total Population 7,439
Population in Households 7,331
Population in Familes 6,222
Population in Group Qrtrs 108
Population Density1 262
Diversity Index2 73
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 2,758
Average Household Size 2.66
Family Households 1,958
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 3,151 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,007 (63.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 751 (23.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 393 (12.5%)
Median Home Value $71,733
Average Home Value $91,164
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $46,948
Average Household Income $70,212
Per Capita Income $26,297
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.3% 1.8%
Households 1.41% 1.82%
Families 1.26% 1.75%
Median Household Income   2.12%
Per Capita Income   2.18%
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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Monahans, TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Monahans 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 # 300 83rd
Population Density1 # 1425 19th
Diversity Index2 # 185 90th
Median Household Income # 816 53rd
Per Capita Income # 487 72nd

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