Van Alstyne, TX Profile: Facts & Data

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Van Alstyne, Texas - Basic Facts

The City of Van Alstyne had a population of 4,836 as of July 1, 2019.

The primary coordinate point for Van Alstyne is located at latitude 33.4215 and longitude -96.5772 in Grayson County. The formal boundaries for the City of Van Alstyne encompass a land area of 4.19 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Grayson County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 784 feet.

While the primary coordinates for City of Van Alstyne are located in Grayson County, it should be noted that the formal boundaries for this community also extend into and Collin County.

The City of Van Alstyne (GNIS ID: 2412145) 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 Van Alstyne is located within East Grayson Division of Grayson County.


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

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Van Alstyne, TX Housing Affordability Index is 217
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

Van Alstyne, TX Wealth Index is 62
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 4,836
Population in Households 4,778
Population in Familes 4,196
Population in Group Qrtrs 58
Population Density 953
Diversity Index1 38
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $66,969
Average Household Income $72,949
Per Capita Income $27,036
Wealth Index3 62

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 1,910 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,211 (63.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 563 (29.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 135 ( 7.1%)
Median Home Value $159,672
Housing Affordability Index2 217
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 1,775
Average Household Size 2.69
Family Households 1,333
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. 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.
  2. 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.
  3. 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 4.96% 2.96%
Households 4.99% 2.94%
Families 5.05% 2.94%
Median Household Income   2.63%
Per Capita Income   2.14%

Van Alstyne, TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Van Alstyne 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 # 423 76th
Population Density # 768 56th
Diversity Index # 1189 32nd
Median Household Income # 376 79th
Per Capita Income # 683 61st

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