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Ector, Texas - Basic Facts

The City of Ector had a population of 891 as of July 1, 2019. Ector ranks in the lower quartile for 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 Ector is located at latitude 33.5773 and longitude -96.2733 in Fannin County. The formal boundaries for the City of Ector encompass a land area of 1.17 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Fannin County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 650 feet.

The City of Ector (GNIS ID: 2410395) 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 Ector is located within Ector Division of Fannin County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Ector: Victor's Station.

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Ector, TX Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Ector, TX Housing Affordability Index is 248
State of Texas Housing Affordability Index is 132
The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.

WEALTH INDEX

Ector, TX Wealth Index is 51
State of Texas Wealth Index is 94
The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

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POPULATION

Total Population 891 (100%)
Population in Households 891 (100.0%)
Population in Families 766 (86.0%)
Population in Group Quarters1 0
Population Density 759
Diversity Index2 23
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $50,335
Average Household Income $60,008
Per Capita Income $23,660
Wealth Index4 51

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 383 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 229 (59.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 112 (29.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 42 (11.0%)
Median Home Value $103,205
Housing Affordability Index3 248
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 341
Average Household Size 2.61
Family Households 240
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  2. 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.
  3. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  4. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population 2.72% 1.61%
Households 2.68% 1.65%
Families 2.5% 1.61%
Median Household Income   1.24%
Per Capita Income   1.98%

Ector, TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Ector to the other 1,746 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Texas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 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 # 1046 40th
Population Density # 927 47th
Diversity Index # 1540 12th
Median Household Income # 857 51st
Per Capita Income # 931 47th

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