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Cresson, Texas - Basic Facts

The City of Cresson had a population of 848 as of July 1, 2017. Cresson ranks in the lower 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 Cresson is located at latitude 32.5299 and longitude -97.6153 in Hood County. The formal boundaries for the City of Cresson (see map below) encompass a land area of 11.55 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Hood County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,053 feet.

While the primary coordinates for City of Cresson are located in Hood County, it should be noted that the formal boundaries for this community also extend into Johnson County, and Parker County.

The City of Cresson (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 Cresson is located within Godley Division of Hood County.

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


Total Population 848
Daytime Population: Workers 496
Daytime Population: Residents 442
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 938
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.11
Population in Households 848
Population in Familes 754
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 74
Diversity Index3 30


Median Household Income $77,776
Average Household Income $95,521
Per Capita Income $33,580


Total Housing Units 374 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 279 (74.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 57 (15.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 39 (10.4%)
Median Home Value $325,000
Average Home Value $346,390


Total Households 335
Average Household Size 2.53
Family Households 267
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 1.88% 2.02%
Households 1.86% 2.01%
Families 3.3% 1.95%
Median Household Income   1.13%
Per Capita Income   2.1%

Cresson, TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Cresson 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 # 1060 39th
Population Density # 1679 4th
Diversity Index # 1390 21st
Median Household Income # 185 89th
Per Capita Income # 273 84th

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