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Whitewright, Texas - Basic Facts

The Town of Whitewright had a population of 1,384 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for Whitewright is located at latitude 33.5112 and longitude -96.3949 in Grayson County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Whitewright (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.86 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Grayson County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 751 feet.

While the primary coordinates for Town of Whitewright are located in Grayson County, it should be noted that the formal boundaries for this community also extend into and Fannin County.

The Town of Whitewright (GNIS ID: 2413481) 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 Whitewright is located within East Grayson Division of Grayson County.

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


Total Population 1,384
Daytime Population: Workers 483
Daytime Population: Residents 779
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,262
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.91
Population in Households 1,384
Population in Familes 1,157
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 746
Diversity Index3 37


Median Household Income $52,250
Average Household Income $74,807
Per Capita Income $28,651


Total Housing Units 758 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 391 (51.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 160 (21.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 207 (27.3%)
Median Home Value $100,446
Average Home Value $140,281


Total Households 551
Average Household Size 2.51
Family Households 387
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 -2.01% -0.69%
Households -2.02% -0.7%
Families -1.69% -0.79%
Median Household Income   3.19%
Per Capita Income   3.33%

Whitewright, TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Whitewright 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 # 865 51st
Population Density # 921 47th
Diversity Index # 1223 30th
Median Household Income # 647 63rd
Per Capita Income # 486 72nd

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