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Canadian, Texas - Basic Facts

The City of Canadian had a population of 3,075 as of July 1, 2017. Canadian ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and 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 Canadian is located at latitude 35.9097 and longitude -100.3839 in Hemphill County. The formal boundaries for the City of Canadian (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.3 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Hemphill County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 2,425 feet.

The City of Canadian (GNIS ID: 2409973) 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 Canadian is located within Canadian North Division of Hemphill County.

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


Total Population 3,075
Daytime Population: Workers 1,381
Daytime Population: Residents 1,953
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 3,334
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.08
Population in Households 3,039
Population in Familes 2,642
Population in Group Qrtrs 36
Population Density2 2,368
Diversity Index3 65


Median Household Income $55,236
Average Household Income $75,824
Per Capita Income $26,561


Total Housing Units 1,176 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 757 (64.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 310 (26.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 109 ( 9.3%)
Median Home Value $123,016
Average Home Value $145,580


Total Households 1,067
Average Household Size 2.85
Family Households 779
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 2.08% 1.61%
Households 1.82% 1.46%
Families 1.89% 1.45%
Median Household Income   2.29%
Per Capita Income   3.15%

Canadian, TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Canadian 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 # 558 68th
Population Density # 246 86th
Diversity Index # 433 75th
Median Household Income # 528 70th
Per Capita Income # 623 64th

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