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Gladewater, Texas - Basic Facts

The City of Gladewater had a population of 6,503 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for Gladewater is located at latitude 32.5433 and longitude -94.9453 in Gregg County. The formal boundaries for the City of Gladewater (see map below) encompass a land area of 11.59 sq. miles and a water area of 0.56 sq. miles. Gregg County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 364 feet.

While the primary coordinates for City of Gladewater are located in Gregg County, it should be noted that the formal boundaries for this community also extend into and Upshur County.

The City of Gladewater (GNIS ID: 2410592) 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 Gladewater is located within Gladewater Division of Gregg County.

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


Total Population 6,503
Daytime Population: Workers 2,524
Daytime Population: Residents 3,888
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 6,412
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.99
Population in Households 6,358
Population in Familes 5,297
Population in Group Qrtrs 145
Population Density2 561
Diversity Index3 51


Median Household Income $44,918
Average Household Income $65,652
Per Capita Income $25,240


Total Housing Units 2,773 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,418 (51.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 981 (35.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 375 (13.5%)
Median Home Value $114,293
Average Home Value $133,963


Total Households 2,398
Average Household Size 2.65
Family Households 1,682
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 0.13% 0.28%
Households 0.02% 0.2%
Families 0.12% 0.14%
Median Household Income   2.08%
Per Capita Income   2.91%

Gladewater, TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Gladewater 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 # 336 81st
Population Density # 1112 36th
Diversity Index # 841 52nd
Median Household Income # 936 47th
Per Capita Income # 749 57th

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