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Waskom, Texas - Basic Facts

The City of Waskom had a population of 2,310 as of July 1, 2018.

The primary coordinate point for Waskom is located at latitude 32.4788 and longitude -94.0596 in Harrison County. The formal boundaries for the City of Waskom encompass a land area of 2.68 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Harrison County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 285 feet.

The City of Waskom (GNIS ID: 2412190) 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 Waskom is located within Waskom Division of Harrison County.

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


Total Population 2,310
Population in Households 2,310
Population in Familes 1,962
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 861
Diversity Index3 61


Median Household Income $52,605
Average Household Income $60,729
Per Capita Income $23,218


Total Housing Units 964 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 585 (60.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 279 (28.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 100 (10.4%)
Median Home Value $110,606
Average Home Value $136,687


Total Households 864
Average Household Size 2.67
Family Households 614
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 0.82% 0.6%
Households 0.74% 0.57%
Families 1.1% 0.48%
Median Household Income   1.81%
Per Capita Income   2.31%

Waskom, TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Waskom 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 # 673 62nd
Population Density # 827 53rd
Diversity Index # 587 66th
Median Household Income # 648 63rd
Per Capita Income # 938 46th

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