DISH, TX Profile: Facts & Data


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DISH, Texas - Basic Facts

The Town of DISH had a population of 481 as of July 1, 2018. DISH 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 DISH is located at latitude 33.1329 and longitude -97.3014 in Denton County. The formal boundaries for the Town of DISH encompass a land area of 1.62 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Denton County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 692 feet.

The Town of DISH (GNIS ID: 2412433) 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 DISH is located within Justin-Roanoke Division of Denton County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for DISH: Clark.

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


Total Population 481
Population in Households 481
Population in Familes 423
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 296
Diversity Index3 36


Median Household Income $86,311
Average Household Income $96,378
Per Capita Income $32,997


Total Housing Units 167 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 128 (76.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 38 (22.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 1 ( 0.6%)
Median Home Value $211,765
Average Home Value $298,242


Total Households 166
Average Household Size 2.9
Family Households 130
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 11.16% 3.2%
Households 11.63% 3.17%
Families 10.99% 3.04%
Median Household Income   2.29%
Per Capita Income   2.91%

DISH, TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares DISH 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 # 1275 27th
Population Density # 1390 21st
Diversity Index # 1250 29th
Median Household Income # 140 92nd
Per Capita Income # 312 82nd

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