Stamford, TX Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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The City of Stamford had a population of 2,946 as of July 1, 2017. Stamford 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 Stamford is located at latitude 33.0462 and longitude -99.597 in Jones County. The formal boundaries for the City of Stamford (see map below) encompass a land area of 5.96 sq. miles and a water area of 6.96 sq. miles. Jones County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,614 feet.

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

The City of Stamford (GNIS ID: ) has a P1 Census Class Code which indicates populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. 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 Stamford is located within Haskell Division of Jones County.

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


Total Population 2,946
Daytime Population: Workers 1,261
Daytime Population: Residents 1,834
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 3,095
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.05
Population in Households 2,816
Population in Familes 2,288
Population in Group Qrtrs 130
Population Density2 494
Diversity Index3 69


Median Household Income $43,932
Average Household Income $60,636
Per Capita Income $26,060


Total Housing Units 1,634 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 825 (50.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 356 (21.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 453 (27.7%)
Median Home Value $46,982
Average Home Value $91,121


Total Households 1,181
Average Household Size 2.38
Family Households 768
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 -0.81% -0.57%
Households -0.82% -0.55%
Families -0.6% -0.63%
Median Household Income   3.1%
Per Capita Income   3.24%

Stamford, TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Stamford 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 # 575 67th
Population Density # 1169 33rd
Diversity Index # 328 81st
Median Household Income # 989 44th
Per Capita Income # 667 62nd

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