Wheeler, TX Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Wheeler, Texas - Basic Facts

The City of Wheeler had a population of 1,764 as of July 1, 2016. Wheeler 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 Wheeler is located at latitude 35.4411 and longitude -100.2752 in Wheeler County. The formal boundaries for the City of Wheeler (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.53 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Wheeler County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 2,507 feet.

The City of Wheeler (GNIS ID: 2412251) 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 Wheeler is located within Wheeler Division of Wheeler County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Wheeler 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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Wheeler, TX Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)

POPULATION

Total Population 1,764
Population in Households 1,722
Population in Familes 1,505
Population in Group Qrtrs 42
Population Density1 1,153
Diversity Index2 76
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 620
Average Household Size 2.78
Family Households 456
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 722 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 449 (62.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 171 (23.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 102 (14.1%)
Median Home Value $93,659
Average Home Value $126,670
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $55,463
Average Household Income $73,030
Per Capita Income $26,271
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.66% 1.68%
Households 1.53% 1.62%
Families 1.52% 1.53%
Median Household Income   1.83%
Per Capita Income   1.63%
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.

Wheeler, TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Wheeler 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 # 767 56th
Population Density1 # 622 64th
Diversity Index2 # 111 94th
Median Household Income # 468 73rd
Per Capita Income # 548 69th

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