Petrolia, TX Profile: Facts & Data

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Petrolia, Texas - Basic Facts

The City of Petrolia had a population of 668 as of July 1, 2018. Petrolia 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 Petrolia is located at latitude 34.0132 and longitude -98.2323 in Clay County. The formal boundaries for the City of Petrolia encompass a land area of 0.74 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Clay County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 997 feet.

The City of Petrolia (GNIS ID: 2411409) 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 Petrolia is located within Byers-Petrolia Division of Clay County.


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

POPULATION

Total Population 668
Population in Households 668
Population in Familes 552
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 904
Diversity Index3 24
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $46,569
Average Household Income $60,264
Per Capita Income $23,328

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 325 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 193 (59.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 71 (21.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 61 (18.8%)
Median Home Value $89,189
Average Home Value $122,680
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 264
Average Household Size 2.53
Family Households 178
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  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.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2018 2018-2023
Population -0.32% -0.48%
Households -0.45% -0.54%
Families -0.72% -0.57%
Median Household Income   2.64%
Per Capita Income   3.67%

Petrolia, TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Petrolia 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 # 1153 34th
Population Density # 802 54th
Diversity Index # 1514 13th
Median Household Income # 886 49th
Per Capita Income # 925 47th

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