Denver City, TX Profile: Facts & Data


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Denver City, Texas - Basic Facts

The Town of Denver City had a population of 4,873 as of July 1, 2018. 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 (see map below) 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, 2018)


Total Population 4,873
Population in Households 4,870
Population in Familes 4,427
Population in Group Qrtrs 3
Population Density2 1,946
Diversity Index3 74


Median Household Income $44,571
Average Household Income $57,226
Per Capita Income $19,119


Total Housing Units 1,719 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,114 (64.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 492 (28.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 114 ( 6.6%)
Median Home Value $75,000
Average Home Value $109,717


Total Households 1,605
Average Household Size 3.03
Family Households 1,277
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 1.03% 0.72%
Households 0.85% 0.62%
Families 0.84% 0.57%
Median Household Income   1.41%
Per Capita Income   1.73%

Denver City, TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Denver City 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 # 417 76th
Population Density # 330 81st
Diversity Index # 174 90th
Median Household Income # 981 44th
Per Capita Income # 1298 26th

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