Canyon Lake, TX Profile: Facts & Data


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Canyon Lake, Texas - Basic Facts

The Canyon Lake Census Designated Place had a population of 27,366 as of July 1, 2018. Canyon Lake ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Texas. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Canyon Lake is located at latitude 29.883 and longitude -98.2684 in Comal County. The formal boundaries for the Canyon Lake Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 143.33 sq. miles and a water area of 13.44 sq. miles. Comal County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 965 feet.

The Canyon Lake Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2407957) 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 Canyon Lake Census Designated Place is located within Canyon Lake Division of Comal County.

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


Total Population 27,366
Population in Households 27,314
Population in Familes 22,615
Population in Group Qrtrs 52
Population Density2 191
Diversity Index3 45


Median Household Income $63,600
Average Household Income $91,377
Per Capita Income $38,577


Total Housing Units 14,780 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 9,440 (63.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,140 (14.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 3,200 (21.7%)
Median Home Value $254,463
Average Home Value $326,989


Total Households 11,580
Average Household Size 2.36
Family Households 8,051
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 3.11% 3.15%
Households 3.1% 3.14%
Families 3.01% 3.07%
Median Household Income   3.38%
Per Capita Income   3.13%

Canyon Lake, TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Canyon Lake 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 # 117 93rd
Population Density # 1522 13th
Diversity Index # 995 43rd
Median Household Income # 346 80th
Per Capita Income # 182 90th

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