Carbon, TX Profile: Facts & Data


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Carbon, Texas - Basic Facts

The Town of Carbon had a population of 297 as of July 1, 2018. Carbon 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 Carbon is located at latitude 32.2707 and longitude -98.8287 in Eastland County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Carbon (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.02 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Eastland County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,601 feet.

The Town of Carbon (GNIS ID: 2413164) 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 Carbon is located within Gorman Division of Eastland County.

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


Total Population 297
Population in Households 290
Population in Familes 233
Population in Group Qrtrs 7
Population Density2 290
Diversity Index3 57


Median Household Income $29,742
Average Household Income $41,290
Per Capita Income $17,936


Total Housing Units 150 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 85 (56.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 30 (20.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 34 (22.7%)
Median Home Value $64,773
Average Home Value $104,706


Total Households 116
Average Household Size 2.5
Family Households 72
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 1.07% 0.93%
Households 1.1% 0.85%
Families 0.52% 0.82%
Median Household Income   2.15%
Per Capita Income   2.27%

Carbon, TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Carbon 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 # 1439 18th
Population Density # 1397 20th
Diversity Index # 690 60th
Median Household Income # 1592 9th
Per Capita Income # 1376 21st

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