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The City of Dalhart had a population of 8,448 as of July 1, 2017. Dalhart ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and 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 Dalhart is located at latitude 36.0574 and longitude -102.5124 in Dallam County. The formal boundaries for the City of Dalhart (see map below) encompass a land area of 4.78 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Dallam County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 3,983 feet.

While the primary coordinates for City of Dalhart are located in Dallam County, it should be noted that the formal boundaries for this community also extend into and Hartley County.

The City of Dalhart (GNIS ID: 2410286) 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 Dalhart is located within Dalhart Division of Dallam County.

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

Alternate Unofficial Names for Dalhart: Denrock, Twist, Twist Junction.

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


Total Population 8,448
Daytime Population: Workers 4,300
Daytime Population: Residents 4,041
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 8,341
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.99
Population in Households 8,308
Population in Familes 7,035
Population in Group Qrtrs 140
Population Density2 1,767
Diversity Index3 66


Median Household Income $53,686
Average Household Income $69,689
Per Capita Income $26,074


Total Housing Units 3,518 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,011 (57.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,116 (31.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 391 (11.1%)
Median Home Value $111,842
Average Home Value $157,865


Total Households 3,127
Average Household Size 2.66
Family Households 2,198
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 0.88% 0.78%
Households 0.77% 0.72%
Families 0.68% 0.65%
Median Household Income   1.22%
Per Capita Income   2.62%

Dalhart, TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Dalhart 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 # 285 84th
Population Density # 360 79th
Diversity Index # 428 76th
Median Household Income # 583 67th
Per Capita Income # 666 62nd

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