Fort Hancock, TX Profile: Facts & Data

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Fort Hancock, Texas - Basic Facts

The Fort Hancock Census Designated Place had a population of 1,748 as of July 1, 2019. Fort Hancock ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Texas. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Fort Hancock is located at latitude 31.2985 and longitude -105.8452 in Hudspeth County. The formal boundaries for the Fort Hancock Census Designated Place encompass a land area of 18.95 sq. miles and a water area of 0.26 sq. miles. Hudspeth County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 3,579 feet.

The Fort Hancock Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2408240) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

Texas is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Fort Hancock Census Designated Place is located within Fort Hancock Division of Hudspeth County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Fort Hancock: Fort Handcock.

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

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Fort Hancock, TX Housing Affordability Index is 257
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

Fort Hancock, TX Wealth Index is 27
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 1,748
Population in Households 1,748
Population in Familes 1,600
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density 92
Diversity Index1 59
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $23,393
Average Household Income $34,976
Per Capita Income $11,167
Wealth Index3 27

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 618 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 414 (67.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 110 (17.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 93 (15.0%)
Median Home Value $45,485
Housing Affordability Index2 257
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 525
Average Household Size 3.33
Family Households 412
Average Family Size 4
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 -0.01% 0.25%
Households -0.02% 0.23%
Families -0.66% 0.24%
Median Household Income   1.6%
Per Capita Income   2.17%

Fort Hancock, TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Fort Hancock 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 # 782 55th
Population Density # 1644 6th
Diversity Index # 657 62nd
Median Household Income # 1696 3rd
Per Capita Income # 1653 5th

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