Crosby, TX Profile: Facts & Data


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Crosby, Texas - Basic Facts

The Crosby Census Designated Place had a population of 2,976 as of July 1, 2018. Crosby 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 Crosby is located at latitude 29.9152 and longitude -95.0577 in Harris County. The formal boundaries for the Crosby Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.23 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Harris County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 46 feet.

The Crosby Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2407685) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

Texas is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Crosby Census Designated Place is located within Northeast Harris Division of Harris County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Crosby population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2018.

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


Total Population 2,976
Population in Households 2,972
Population in Familes 2,573
Population in Group Qrtrs 4
Population Density1 1,337
Diversity Index2 78


Median Household Income $63,675
Average Household Income $72,061
Per Capita Income $24,520


Total Housing Units 1,121 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 659 (58.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 367 (32.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 95 ( 8.5%)
Median Home Value $139,936
Average Home Value $159,105


Total Households 1,026
Average Household Size 2.9
Family Households 759
Average Family Size 3
  1. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 3.18% 1.88%
Households 2.98% 1.79%
Families 3.36% 1.76%
Median Household Income   3.5%
Per Capita Income   2.51%

Crosby, TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Crosby 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 # 582 67th
Population Density # 541 69th
Diversity Index # 90 95th
Median Household Income # 341 81st
Per Capita Income # 829 53rd

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