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Glidden, Texas - Basic Facts

The Glidden Census Designated Place had a population of 716 as of July 1, 2019. Glidden 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 Glidden is located at latitude 29.7008 and longitude -96.5864 in Colorado County. The formal boundaries for the Glidden Census Designated Place encompass a land area of 1 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Colorado County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 236 feet.

The Glidden Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2586934) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

Texas is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Glidden Census Designated Place is located within Columbus Division of Colorado County.


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Glidden, TX Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Glidden, TX Housing Affordability Index is 192
State of Texas Housing Affordability Index is 132
The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.

WEALTH INDEX

Glidden, TX Wealth Index is 85
State of Texas Wealth Index is 94
The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

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POPULATION

Total Population 716
Population in Households 716
Population in Familes 631
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density 720
Diversity Index1 76
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $60,651
Average Household Income $76,378
Per Capita Income $27,535
Wealth Index3 85

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 261 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 202 (77.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 27 (10.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 32 (12.3%)
Median Home Value $167,222
Housing Affordability Index2 192
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 229
Average Household Size 3.13
Family Households 175
Average Family Size 4
NOTES
  1. 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.
  2. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  3. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population 0.87% 0.61%
Households 0.79% 0.6%
Families 0.25% 0.57%
Median Household Income   3.3%
Per Capita Income   2.43%

Glidden, TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Glidden to the other 1,746 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Texas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 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 # 1133 35th
Population Density # 966 45th
Diversity Index # 133 93rd
Median Household Income # 491 72nd
Per Capita Income # 637 64th

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