Van Alstyne, TX Profile: Facts & Data


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Van Alstyne, Texas - Basic Facts

The City of Van Alstyne had a population of 4,185 as of July 1, 2018.

The primary coordinate point for Van Alstyne is located at latitude 33.421 and longitude -96.5801 in Grayson County. The formal boundaries for the City of Van Alstyne (see map below) encompass a land area of 4.19 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Grayson County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 784 feet.

While the primary coordinates for City of Van Alstyne are located in Grayson County, it should be noted that the formal boundaries for this community also extend into and Collin County.

The City of Van Alstyne (GNIS ID: 2412145) 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 Van Alstyne is located within East Grayson Division of Grayson County.

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


Total Population 4,185
Population in Households 4,129
Population in Familes 3,632
Population in Group Qrtrs 56
Population Density2 1,000
Diversity Index3 37


Median Household Income $53,677
Average Household Income $66,986
Per Capita Income $25,415


Total Housing Units 1,622 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,069 (65.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 469 (28.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 84 ( 5.2%)
Median Home Value $160,280
Average Home Value $182,453


Total Households 1,538
Average Household Size 2.68
Family Households 1,151
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 3.93% 2.78%
Households 3.99% 2.78%
Families 4.01% 2.76%
Median Household Income   2.05%
Per Capita Income   2.7%

Van Alstyne, TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Van Alstyne 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 # 466 73rd
Population Density # 729 58th
Diversity Index # 1197 32nd
Median Household Income # 599 66th
Per Capita Income # 753 57th

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