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Van Horn, Texas - Basic Facts

The Town of Van Horn had a population of 1,949 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for Van Horn is located at latitude 31.0407 and longitude -104.8342 in Culberson County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Van Horn (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.84 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Culberson County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 4,042 feet.

The Town of Van Horn (GNIS ID: 2413422) 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 Van Horn is located within Van Horn Division of Culberson County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Van Horn population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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Van Horn, TX Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 1,949
Daytime Population: Workers 908
Daytime Population: Residents 1,133
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 2,041
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.05
Population in Households 1,938
Population in Familes 1,645
Population in Group Qrtrs 11
Population Density2 687
Diversity Index3 63


Median Household Income $41,652
Average Household Income $56,772
Per Capita Income $21,624


Total Housing Units 885 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 526 (59.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 216 (24.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 143 (16.2%)
Median Home Value $46,391
Average Home Value $68,169


Total Households 742
Average Household Size 2.61
Family Households 511
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.78% -0.98%
Households -0.67% -0.88%
Families -0.73% -1.0%
Median Household Income   1.8%
Per Capita Income   2.69%

Van Horn, TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Van Horn to the other 1,749 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Texas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 725 59th
Population Density # 995 43rd
Diversity Index # 523 70th
Median Household Income # 1100 37th
Per Capita Income # 1071 39th

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