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The City of Texarkana had a population of 37,887 as of July 1, 2017.

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.

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

Alternate Unofficial Names for Texarkana: Texarcana.

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


Total Population 37,887
Daytime Population: Workers 32,329
Daytime Population: Residents 22,106
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 54,435
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.44
Population in Households 36,156
Population in Familes 28,690
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,731
Population Density2 1,304
Diversity Index3 64


Median Household Income $40,758
Average Household Income $62,132
Per Capita Income $25,491


Total Housing Units 16,883 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 7,322 (43.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 7,653 (45.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,907 (11.3%)
Median Home Value $130,739
Average Home Value $178,565


Total Households 14,976
Average Household Size 2.41
Family Households 9,337
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 0.55% 0.44%
Households 0.52% 0.44%
Families 0.45% 0.38%
Median Household Income   1.2%
Per Capita Income   1.92%

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, 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 # 91 95th
Population Density # 545 69th
Diversity Index # 490 72nd
Median Household Income # 1162 34th
Per Capita Income # 720 59th

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