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West Tawakoni, Texas - Basic Facts

The City of West Tawakoni had a population of 1,566 as of July 1, 2017. West Tawakoni 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 West Tawakoni is located at latitude 32.8994 and longitude -96.036 in Hunt County. The formal boundaries for the City of West Tawakoni (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.2 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Hunt County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 456 feet.

The City of West Tawakoni (GNIS ID: 2412229) 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 West Tawakoni is located within Quinlan Division of Hunt County.

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


Total Population 1,566
Daytime Population: Workers 203
Daytime Population: Residents 943
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,146
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.73
Population in Households 1,566
Population in Familes 1,249
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 712
Diversity Index3 31


Median Household Income $36,831
Average Household Income $49,198
Per Capita Income $19,020


Total Housing Units 850 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 467 (54.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 157 (18.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 226 (26.6%)
Median Home Value $60,038
Average Home Value $76,392


Total Households 624
Average Household Size 2.51
Family Households 413
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 -0.09% -0.13%
Households -0.18% -0.13%
Families 0.44% -0.29%
Median Household Income   1.13%
Per Capita Income   2.6%

West Tawakoni, TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares West Tawakoni 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 # 815 54th
Population Density # 961 45th
Diversity Index # 1363 22nd
Median Household Income # 1345 23rd
Per Capita Income # 1304 26th

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