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Sanger, Texas - Basic Facts

The City of Sanger had a population of 8,091 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for Sanger is located at latitude 33.3826 and longitude -97.1647 in Denton County. The formal boundaries for the City of Sanger (see map below) encompass a land area of 11.74 sq. miles and a water area of 0.05 sq. miles. Denton County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 676 feet.

The City of Sanger (GNIS ID: 2411812) 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 Sanger is located within Sanger Division of Denton County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Sanger 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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Sanger, TX Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 8,091
Daytime Population: Workers 4,351
Daytime Population: Residents 3,778
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 8,129
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.00
Population in Households 8,091
Population in Familes 6,944
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 689
Diversity Index3 50


Median Household Income $60,883
Average Household Income $74,214
Per Capita Income $25,704


Total Housing Units 3,154 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,787 (56.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,056 (33.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 311 ( 9.9%)
Median Home Value $170,864
Average Home Value $215,272


Total Households 2,843
Average Household Size 2.85
Family Households 2,136
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 2.15% 2.23%
Households 2.15% 2.17%
Families 2.06% 1.99%
Median Household Income   2.39%
Per Capita Income   2.59%

Sanger, TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Sanger 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 # 292 83rd
Population Density # 992 43rd
Diversity Index # 866 50th
Median Household Income # 380 78th
Per Capita Income # 706 60th

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