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Electra, Texas - Basic Facts

The City of Electra had a population of 2,669 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Electra is located at latitude 34.0321 and longitude -98.9208 in Wichita County. The formal boundaries for the City of Electra (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.88 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Wichita County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,220 feet.

The City of Electra (GNIS ID: 2410419) 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 Electra is located within Electra Division of Wichita County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Electra 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 Electra: Beaver, Waggoner Switch.

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


Total Population 2,669
Population in Households 2,638
Population in Familes 2,105
Population in Group Qrtrs 31
Population Density1 926
Diversity Index2 48


Total Households 1,107
Average Household Size 2.38
Family Households 710
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,426 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 750 (52.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 358 (25.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 319 (22.4%)
Median Home Value $36,267
Average Home Value $52,067


Median Household Income $37,172
Average Household Income $48,974
Per Capita Income $20,744
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.71% -0.47%
Households -0.64% -0.42%
Families -0.7% -0.51%
Median Household Income   -1.33%
Per Capita Income   1.1%
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.

Electra, TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Electra 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 # 608 65th
Population Density1 # 779 55th
Diversity Index2 # 912 48th
Median Household Income # 1253 28th
Per Capita Income # 1056 40th

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