El Campo, TX Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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El Campo, Texas - Basic Facts

The City of El Campo had a population of 11,974 as of July 1, 2016. El Campo 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 El Campo is located at latitude 29.198 and longitude -96.2732 in Wharton County. The formal boundaries for the City of El Campo (see map below) encompass a land area of 8.29 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Wharton County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 105 feet.

The City of El Campo (GNIS ID: 2410407) 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 El Campo is located within El Campo Division of Wharton County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with El Campo population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for El Campo: Elcampo.


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El Campo, TX Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)

POPULATION

Total Population 11,974
Population in Households 11,853
Population in Familes 10,000
Population in Group Qrtrs 121
Population Density1 1,445
Diversity Index2 70
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 4,231
Average Household Size 2.8
Family Households 2,981
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 4,621 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,601 (56.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,631 (35.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 390 ( 8.4%)
Median Home Value $118,307
Average Home Value $143,502
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $44,687
Average Household Income $60,267
Per Capita Income $21,618
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.51% 0.41%
Households 0.35% 0.32%
Families 0.29% 0.25%
Median Household Income   2.68%
Per Capita Income   1.35%
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.

El Campo, TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares El Campo to the other 1,749 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Texas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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 # 225 87th
Population Density1 # 463 74th
Diversity Index2 # 279 84th
Median Household Income # 854 51st
Per Capita Income # 963 45th

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