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Taylor, Texas - Basic Facts

The City of Taylor had a population of 16,197 as of July 1, 2017. Taylor 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 Taylor is located at latitude 30.5744 and longitude -97.424 in Williamson County. The formal boundaries for the City of Taylor (see map below) encompass a land area of 18.38 sq. miles and a water area of 0.11 sq. miles. Williamson County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 564 feet.

The City of Taylor (GNIS ID: 2412035) 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 Taylor is located within Taylor Division of Williamson County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Taylor population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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Taylor, TX Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 16,197
Daytime Population: Workers 7,940
Daytime Population: Residents 8,782
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 16,722
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.03
Population in Households 15,596
Population in Familes 13,038
Population in Group Qrtrs 601
Population Density2 881
Diversity Index3 75


Median Household Income $48,267
Average Household Income $60,846
Per Capita Income $22,254


Total Housing Units 6,261 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,530 (56.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,117 (33.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 614 ( 9.8%)
Median Home Value $124,824
Average Home Value $159,136


Total Households 5,647
Average Household Size 2.76
Family Households 3,952
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.88% 1.47%
Households 0.84% 1.52%
Families 0.67% 1.39%
Median Household Income   1.73%
Per Capita Income   2.57%

Taylor, TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Taylor to the other 1,749 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Texas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 179 90th
Population Density # 808 54th
Diversity Index # 153 91st
Median Household Income # 799 54th
Per Capita Income # 1002 43rd

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