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Arcola, Texas - Basic Facts

The City of Arcola had a population of 2,214 as of July 1, 2018. Arcola ranks in the upper 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 Arcola is located at latitude 29.5038 and longitude -95.4696 in Fort Bend County. The formal boundaries for the City of Arcola (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.56 sq. miles and a water area of 0.04 sq. miles. Fort Bend County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 66 feet.

The City of Arcola (GNIS ID: 2409726) 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 Arcola is located within Stafford-Missouri City Division of Fort Bend County.

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


Total Population 2,214
Population in Households 2,213
Population in Familes 2,072
Population in Group Qrtrs 1
Population Density2 866
Diversity Index3 85


Median Household Income $92,597
Average Household Income $129,447
Per Capita Income $38,713


Total Housing Units 633 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 558 (88.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 61 ( 9.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 14 ( 2.2%)
Median Home Value $232,937
Average Home Value $311,490


Total Households 619
Average Household Size 3.58
Family Households 532
Average Family Size 4
  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 3.18% 3.73%
Households 3.37% 3.83%
Families 4.26% 3.77%
Median Household Income   1.85%
Per Capita Income   2.41%

Arcola, TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Arcola 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 # 682 61st
Population Density # 822 53rd
Diversity Index # 21 99th
Median Household Income # 114 94th
Per Capita Income # 180 90th

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