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Gun Barrel City, Texas - Basic Facts

The City of Gun Barrel City had a population of 6,114 as of July 1, 2019. Gun Barrel City ranks in the lower 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 Gun Barrel City is located at latitude 32.3346 and longitude -96.1514 in Henderson County. The formal boundaries for the City of Gun Barrel City encompass a land area of 6.25 sq. miles and a water area of 0.37 sq. miles. Henderson County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 351 feet.

The City of Gun Barrel City (GNIS ID: 2410673) 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 Gun Barrel City is located within Cedar Creek Lake Division of Henderson County.


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Gun Barrel City, TX Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Gun Barrel City, TX Housing Affordability Index is 172
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

Gun Barrel City, TX Wealth Index is 63
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 6,114
Population in Households 6,114
Population in Familes 4,861
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density 978
Diversity Index1 32
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $40,714
Average Household Income $57,355
Per Capita Income $23,139
Wealth Index3 63

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 3,129 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,815 (58.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 646 (20.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 668 (21.3%)
Median Home Value $117,925
Housing Affordability Index2 172
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 2,461
Average Household Size 2.48
Family Households 1,598
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 0.81% 0.62%
Households 0.68% 0.55%
Families 0.58% 0.5%
Median Household Income   1.5%
Per Capita Income   2.01%

Gun Barrel City, TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Gun Barrel City 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 # 359 79th
Population Density # 742 58th
Diversity Index # 1359 22nd
Median Household Income # 1244 29th
Per Capita Income # 973 44th

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