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Stamford, Texas - Basic Facts

The City of Stamford had a population of 3,054 as of July 1, 2019. 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 32.9454 and longitude -99.8029 in Jones County. The formal boundaries for the City of Stamford 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 Stamford Division of Jones County.


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

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Stamford, TX Housing Affordability Index is 223
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

Stamford, TX Wealth Index is 45
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 3,054
Population in Households 2,923
Population in Familes 2,379
Population in Group Qrtrs 131
Population Density 512
Diversity Index1 69
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $35,516
Average Household Income $47,933
Per Capita Income $19,212
Wealth Index3 45

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 1,634 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 783 (47.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 440 (26.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 412 (25.2%)
Median Home Value $72,368
Housing Affordability Index2 223
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 1,222
Average Household Size 2.39
Family Households 796
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 -0.24% -0.25%
Households -0.28% -0.26%
Families -0.08% -0.33%
Median Household Income   2.03%
Per Capita Income   2.4%

Stamford, TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Stamford 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 # 575 67th
Population Density # 1160 34th
Diversity Index # 328 81st
Median Household Income # 1452 17th
Per Capita Income # 1295 26th

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