Shamrock, TX Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Shamrock, Texas - Basic Facts

The City of Shamrock had a population of 1,950 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Shamrock is located at latitude 35.2154 and longitude -100.2461 in Wheeler County. The formal boundaries for the City of Shamrock (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.05 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Wheeler County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 2,342 feet.

The City of Shamrock (GNIS ID: 2411875) 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 Shamrock is located within Shamrock Division of Wheeler County.

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


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

POPULATION

Total Population 1,950
Population in Households 1,950
Population in Familes 1,563
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 953
Diversity Index2 58
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 851
Average Household Size 2.29
Family Households 548
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 1,063 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 642 (60.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 209 (19.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 212 (19.9%)
Median Home Value $71,070
Average Home Value $118,429
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $38,113
Average Household Income $55,310
Per Capita Income $24,349
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.33% 0.67%
Households 0.3% 0.63%
Families 0.51% 0.51%
Median Household Income   1.39%
Per Capita Income   1.73%
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.

Shamrock, TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Shamrock 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 # 721 59th
Population Density1 # 762 56th
Diversity Index2 # 650 63rd
Median Household Income # 1199 32nd
Per Capita Income # 726 59th

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