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Cross Plains, Texas - Basic Facts

The Town of Cross Plains had a population of 940 as of July 1, 2017. Cross Plains ranks in the lower 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 Cross Plains is located at latitude 32.1271 and longitude -99.1658 in Callahan County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Cross Plains (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.2 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Callahan County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,742 feet.

The Town of Cross Plains (GNIS ID: 2412390) 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 Town of Cross Plains is located within Cross Plains Division of Callahan County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Cross Plains 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 Cross Plains: Crossplains.

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


Total Population 940
Daytime Population: Workers 347
Daytime Population: Residents 652
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 999
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.06
Population in Households 940
Population in Familes 752
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 783
Diversity Index3 20


Median Household Income $38,438
Average Household Income $54,296
Per Capita Income $23,976


Total Housing Units 537 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 303 (56.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 103 (19.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 131 (24.4%)
Median Home Value $59,568
Average Home Value $134,076


Total Households 406
Average Household Size 2.32
Family Households 265
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 -0.6% -0.24%
Households -0.47% -0.2%
Families -0.16% -0.23%
Median Household Income   2.81%
Per Capita Income   3.9%

Cross Plains, TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Cross Plains 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 # 1019 42nd
Population Density # 888 49th
Diversity Index # 1580 10th
Median Household Income # 1277 27th
Per Capita Income # 840 52nd

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