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Texarkana, Texas - Basic Facts

The City of Texarkana had a population of 37,818 as of July 1, 2018.

The primary coordinate point for Texarkana is located at latitude 33.4481 and longitude -94.0812 in Bowie County. The formal boundaries for the City of Texarkana (see map below) encompass a land area of 29.04 sq. miles and a water area of 0.41 sq. miles. Bowie County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 299 feet.

The City of Texarkana (GNIS ID: 2412054) 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 Texarkana is located within Texarkana Division of Bowie County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Texarkana: Texarcana.

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Texarkana, TX Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 37,818
Population in Households 36,070
Population in Familes 28,821
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,748
Population Density2 1,302
Diversity Index3 64


Median Household Income $40,484
Average Household Income $62,202
Per Capita Income $25,425


Total Housing Units 16,795 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 6,867 (40.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 8,015 (47.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,913 (11.4%)
Median Home Value $143,782
Average Home Value $193,076


Total Households 14,882
Average Household Size 2.42
Family Households 9,281
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.46% 0.35%
Households 0.38% 0.31%
Families 0.32% 0.25%
Median Household Income   2.05%
Per Capita Income   1.99%

Texarkana, TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Texarkana to the other 1,749 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Texas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 93 95th
Population Density # 558 68th
Diversity Index # 493 72nd
Median Household Income # 1182 32nd
Per Capita Income # 749 57th

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