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Denver City, Texas - Basic Facts

The Town of Denver City had a population of 4,854 as of July 1, 2019. Denver City ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and 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 Denver City is located at latitude 32.9645 and longitude -102.8291 in Yoakum County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Denver City encompass a land area of 2.5 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Yoakum County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 3,573 feet.

While the primary coordinates for Town of Denver City are located in Yoakum County, it should be noted that the formal boundaries for this community also extend into and Gaines County.

The Town of Denver City (GNIS ID: 2412419) 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 Denver City is located within Denver City Division of Yoakum County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Denver City: Denver.

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

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Denver City, TX Housing Affordability Index is 347
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

Denver City, TX Wealth Index is 60
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 4,854 (100%)
Population in Households 4,850 (99.9%)
Population in Families 4,399 (90.6%)
Population in Group Quarters1 4 ( 0.1%)
Population Density 1,917
Diversity Index2 74
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $55,758
Average Household Income $68,518
Per Capita Income $22,940
Wealth Index4 60

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 1,705 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,083 (63.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 520 (30.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 102 ( 6.0%)
Median Home Value $79,634
Housing Affordability Index3 347
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 1,603
Average Household Size 3.03
Family Households 1,277
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 0.87% 0.72%
Households 0.74% 0.64%
Families 0.75% 0.59%
Median Household Income   0.72%
Per Capita Income   1.39%

Denver City, TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Denver City 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 # 421 76th
Population Density # 325 81st
Diversity Index # 196 89th
Median Household Income # 627 64th
Per Capita Income # 989 43rd

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