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Commerce, Texas - Basic Facts

The City of Commerce had a population of 8,880 as of July 1, 2018. Commerce ranks in the upper 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 Commerce is located at latitude 33.2471 and longitude -95.9 in Hunt County. The formal boundaries for the City of Commerce (see map below) encompass a land area of 7.9 sq. miles and a water area of 0.08 sq. miles. Hunt County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 554 feet.

The City of Commerce (GNIS ID: 2410211) 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 Commerce is located within Commerce Division of Hunt County.

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Commerce, TX Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 8,880
Population in Households 7,474
Population in Familes 5,276
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,406
Population Density2 1,124
Diversity Index3 66


Median Household Income $29,443
Average Household Income $47,223
Per Capita Income $19,316


Total Housing Units 3,741 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,327 (35.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,807 (48.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 607 (16.2%)
Median Home Value $96,462
Average Home Value $130,380


Total Households 3,134
Average Household Size 2.38
Family Households 1,666
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 1.15% 0.39%
Households 0.58% 0.48%
Families 0.61% 0.2%
Median Household Income   3.4%
Per Capita Income   2.45%

Commerce, TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Commerce to the other 1,749 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Texas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 280 84th
Population Density # 653 63rd
Diversity Index # 441 75th
Median Household Income # 1600 9th
Per Capita Income # 1282 27th

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