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Wink, Texas - Basic Facts

The City of Wink had a population of 991 as of July 1, 2016. Wink 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 Wink is located at latitude 31.7545 and longitude -103.1541 in Winkler County. The formal boundaries for the City of Wink (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.17 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Winkler County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 2,792 feet.

The City of Wink (GNIS ID: 2412282) 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 Wink is located within Wink Division of Winkler County.

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


Total Population 991
Population in Households 964
Population in Familes 843
Population in Group Qrtrs 27
Population Density1 850
Diversity Index2 66


Total Households 381
Average Household Size 2.53
Family Households 283
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 418 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 305 (73.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 76 (18.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 37 ( 8.9%)
Median Home Value $45,118
Average Home Value $59,344


Median Household Income $39,956
Average Household Income $54,202
Per Capita Income $20,670
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.85% 0.56%
Households 1.14% 0.72%
Families 1.0% 0.63%
Median Household Income   2.4%
Per Capita Income   1.66%
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.

Wink, TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Wink 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 # 1007 42nd
Population Density1 # 827 53rd
Diversity Index2 # 424 76th
Median Household Income # 1108 37th
Per Capita Income # 1065 39th

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