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Luling, Texas - Basic Facts

The City of Luling had a population of 5,635 as of July 1, 2017. Luling 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 Luling is located at latitude 29.6817 and longitude -97.6467 in Caldwell County. The formal boundaries for the City of Luling (see map below) encompass a land area of 5.46 sq. miles and a water area of 0.04 sq. miles. Caldwell County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 410 feet.

The City of Luling (GNIS ID: 2410896) 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 Luling is located within Luling Division of Caldwell County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Luling 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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Luling, TX Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 5,635
Daytime Population: Workers 2,450
Daytime Population: Residents 3,533
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 5,983
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.06
Population in Households 5,475
Population in Familes 4,603
Population in Group Qrtrs 160
Population Density2 1,033
Diversity Index3 75


Median Household Income $42,495
Average Household Income $53,716
Per Capita Income $20,159


Total Housing Units 2,197 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,179 (53.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 817 (37.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 202 ( 9.2%)
Median Home Value $92,964
Average Home Value $131,934


Total Households 1,995
Average Household Size 2.74
Family Households 1,374
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 0.56% 0.71%
Households 0.62% 0.78%
Families 0.61% 0.73%
Median Household Income   2.17%
Per Capita Income   2.9%

Luling, TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Luling 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 # 375 79th
Population Density # 694 60th
Diversity Index # 138 92nd
Median Household Income # 1057 40th
Per Capita Income # 1202 31st

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