South Mountain, TX Profile: Facts & Data

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South Mountain, Texas - Basic Facts

The Town of South Mountain had a population of 429 as of July 1, 2019. South Mountain 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 South Mountain is located at latitude 31.4277 and longitude -97.6775 in Coryell County. The formal boundaries for the Town of South Mountain encompass a land area of 1.61 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Coryell County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,020 feet.

The Town of South Mountain (GNIS ID: 2413308) 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 South Mountain is located within Gatesville Division of Coryell County.


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

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

South Mountain, TX Housing Affordability Index is 226
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

South Mountain, TX Wealth Index is 63
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 429
Population in Households 425
Population in Familes 357
Population in Group Qrtrs 4
Population Density 266
Diversity Index1 43
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $67,682
Average Household Income $69,697
Per Capita Income $27,247
Wealth Index3 63

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 177 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 132 (74.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 38 (21.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 8 ( 4.5%)
Median Home Value $166,204
Housing Affordability Index2 226
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 169
Average Household Size 2.51
Family Households 119
Average Family Size 3
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 1.21% 1.18%
Households 1.3% 1.16%
Families -0.09% 1.15%
Median Household Income   2.16%
Per Capita Income   1.77%

South Mountain, TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares South Mountain 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 # 1308 25th
Population Density # 1424 18th
Diversity Index # 1058 39th
Median Household Income # 366 79th
Per Capita Income # 667 62nd

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