Celeste, TX Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Celeste, Texas - Basic Facts

The City of Celeste had a population of 841 as of July 1, 2017. Celeste 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 Celeste is located at latitude 33.2917 and longitude -96.1962 in Hunt County. The formal boundaries for the City of Celeste (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.1 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Hunt County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 669 feet.

The City of Celeste (GNIS ID: 2409420) 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 Celeste is located within Celeste Division of Hunt County.

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


Total Population 841
Daytime Population: Workers 222
Daytime Population: Residents 476
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 698
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.83
Population in Households 841
Population in Familes 706
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 763
Diversity Index3 26


Median Household Income $43,741
Average Household Income $54,012
Per Capita Income $19,575


Total Housing Units 341 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 203 (59.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 98 (28.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 40 (11.7%)
Median Home Value $80,822
Average Home Value $112,377


Total Households 301
Average Household Size 2.79
Family Households 218
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 0.45% 0.28%
Households 0.33% 0.26%
Families 0.32% 0.09%
Median Household Income   3.26%
Per Capita Income   3.36%

Celeste, TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Celeste 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 # 1065 39th
Population Density # 904 48th
Diversity Index # 1479 15th
Median Household Income # 997 43rd
Per Capita Income # 1250 29th

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