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Sam Rayburn, Texas - Basic Facts

The Sam Rayburn Census Designated Place had a population of 1,469 as of July 1, 2019. Sam Rayburn 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 Sam Rayburn is located at latitude 31.0641 and longitude -94.0357 in Jasper County. The formal boundaries for the Sam Rayburn Census Designated Place encompass a land area of 8.47 sq. miles and a water area of 1.46 sq. miles. Jasper County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 200 feet.

The Sam Rayburn Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2586983) 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 Sam Rayburn Census Designated Place is located within Jasper Division of Jasper County.


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Sam Rayburn, TX Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Sam Rayburn, TX Housing Affordability Index is 161
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

Sam Rayburn, TX Wealth Index is 89
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 1,469
Population in Households 1,469
Population in Familes 1,247
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density 174
Diversity Index1 25
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $55,379
Average Household Income $70,581
Per Capita Income $30,178
Wealth Index3 89

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 1,228 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 509 (41.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 123 (10.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 596 (48.5%)
Median Home Value $185,870
Housing Affordability Index2 161
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 632
Average Household Size 2.32
Family Households 459
Average Family Size 3
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 2.39% 1.07%
Households 2.28% 1.02%
Families 2.27% 0.98%
Median Household Income   1.77%
Per Capita Income   2.32%

Sam Rayburn, TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Sam Rayburn 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 # 851 51st
Population Density # 1545 12th
Diversity Index # 1509 14th
Median Household Income # 637 64th
Per Capita Income # 501 71st

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